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After School With Highland Lakes-Chabad Chayil

Posted on: August 30th, 2012

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The new school year has started and Highland Lakes Jewish Center-Chabad Chayil is again offering its award-winning after-school program for students from public schools in the area. Children who attend Highland Oaks Elementary School, Ojus and Aventura Charter School must register this week to guarantee their spot.

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Claudine Uzan Caterers Will Serve You For Sukkot

Posted on: August 30th, 2012

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The summer is over. The kids are back in school and the high-holiday season is upon us. Rosh Hashanah is only two weeks away.

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It’s My Opinion: A Perilous Journey

Posted on: August 17th, 2012

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A dilapidated old boat recently came ashore in South Florida. The rickety vessel was a small, old fishing boat. Eighteen passengers were crammed aboard. Its engine was recycled from an old Soviet automobile and had a fuel leak. A tree branch propped up the sail. The hull was cracked.

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Calendar Of Events

Posted on: August 17th, 2012

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Toras Chaim/Toras Emes Adds Executive Of Development

Posted on: August 17th, 2012

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Yeshiva Toras Chaim/Toras Emes has appointed Rabbi Avrohom Anton to the position of executive of development. In this newly created position, Rabbi Anton’s primary focus will on broadening the yeshiva’s relationship with the community, expanding its reach by facilitating new connections, and increasing the depth of its impact not on North Miami Beach but throughout South Florida as well.

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Leading Rehab Center Opens New Orthopedic, Spine Unit

Posted on: August 17th, 2012

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Hampton Court Nursing and Rehabilitation Center’s specialized Spine and Orthopedic Rehab Center is now fully operational. Dedicated to the care of post-surgical patients recovering from hip and knee replacements and intricate spinal surgery procedures, the 30-bed unit is staffed by highly qualified therapists and nurses.

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It’s My Opinion: Weathering The Storm

Posted on: August 1st, 2012

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South Florida will soon be marking the 20th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew, the last Category 5 hurricane to strike the United States. The storm hit South Miami-Dade county on August 24, 1992. It left a path of devastation.

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Chabad Of South Broward To Hold Daf Yomi Shiur

Posted on: August 1st, 2012

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Daf yomi will be returning to Hallandale on August 3. The daily study of one page of Talmud will start again at the Chabad of South Broward, 1295 East Hallandale Beach Boulevard. Rabbi Mordy Feiner, director of the South Broward Kollel for Businessmen and Professionals, has announced the new (13th) cycle.

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Tomchei Shabbos Of Miami Serves Needy Families

Posted on: August 1st, 2012

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Tomchei Shabbos of Miami was founded in 2009 by students of Rabbi Friedberg of North Miami Beach. Every Friday the organization distributes kosher food to more than seventy families throughout South Florida. Tomchei Shabbos means “supporters of the Sabbath” and that is just what the organization does.

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It’s My Opinion: Do The Right Thing

Posted on: July 21st, 2012

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Tomas Lopez was a lifeguard in Hallandale, Florida who saved a drowning tourist. Then he was fired. The private company that had hired him said he broke the rules. They claimed his action had caused a liability. The struggling swimmer he saved was 1,500 feet away from the zone Lopez was hired to guard. Lopez had deserted his post.

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Azkara Held For Rabbi Yoseph Oziel

Posted on: July 21st, 2012

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The Shul of Bal Harbour, 9540 Collins Avenue in Surfside, held an askara (commemoration) marking seven days since the passing of Rabbi Yoseph Oziel on Tuesday, July 10. Minchah services were followed by divrei Torah from prominent rabbis and concluded with Arvit.

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Chabad House Hosts Joe Kaufman For Lunch & Learn

Posted on: July 21st, 2012

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The Chabad House in Miami Beach hosted a lecture and “the best lunch in town” on Wednesday, July 11, at its location, 669 Lincoln Lane North. The congregation’s spiritual leader, Rabbi Zev Katz, started the program with a dvar Torah. The talk was followed by guest speaker Joe Kaufman, who spoke on the direction of political movements in the Middle East and the Maghreb. Kaufman’s presentation was titled “Arab Spring or Nuclear Winter?”

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Time Out

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

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South Florida has received quite a boost from the newly crowned National Basketball Association champion Miami Heat. It’s difficult to describe the frenzy of Heat fans in their quest for victory. It is truly compelling that in this time of economic downturn, the Heat sold out every home game. Apparently, the thrill of experiencing this type of event is quite powerful.

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Senior Torah Academy For Men And Women

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

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The Shul of Bal Harbor, located at 9540 Collins Avenue in Surfside, is presenting a beautiful learning opportunity for senior men and women. The Senior Academy, Kolel Tiferes Zkeinim Levy Yitzchok, meets on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays:

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Graduation Fun for Neytz HaChochma Students

Posted on: July 5th, 2012

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End-of-the-year activities have been a happy, busy time for Neytz HaChochma students. The excitement began on the last week of school with a motorboat ride and cookout picnic on an island off the 79th Street causeway.

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It’s My Opinion: Protecting Our Children

Posted on: June 21st, 2012

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Former Penn State assistant coach Mike McQueary recently testified in a court hearing against ex-Penn State assistant coach Jerry Sandusky. The testimony he gave before the jury was sickening on two counts: He described witnessing the alleged details of a sexual assault on a minor child and he admitted he was not vigilant in exposing what he saw. The incident, according to McQueary, took place over ten years ago.

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Neytz HaChochma’s Unique Summer Camp

Posted on: June 21st, 2012

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Children look forward to summer camp and Camp Neytz is a favorite with many who return year after year.

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Jewish After-School Celebrates Commencement

Posted on: June 21st, 2012

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Over 200 parents and guests recently filled the Bal Harbour ballroom for the commencement dinner of the After School program of Chabad Hebrew School (CHS). The children, ages 5-12, performed “Around the Year,” singing songs about the Jewish holidays in 4 languages. South Florida is a melting pot of so many nationalities and Chabad Hebrew School is a mix of children from varied backgrounds.

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Chaya Aydel Seminary Adds Chassidic Discourses

Posted on: June 21st, 2012

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The Chaya Aydel Seminary has added the study of Hemshech Ayin Beis to its curriculum. Hemshech Ayin Beis is a lengthy series of discourses from the Rebbe Rashab. This past Shavuos marked 100th years since this series of maamorim began in the city of Lubavitch by the Rebbe Rashab, the fifth Lubavitcher Rebbe, Rabbi Sholom Ber Schneersohn (1860-1920).

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