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Miami Children’s Hospital To Host Jewish Genetic Screening

Students, young adults, newlywed couples, and men and women considering becoming parents can be screened for all nineteen genetic diseases at the low cost of $99 for those who have health insurance.

University Of Central Florida Chabad Holds Shabbat 613

Just one year after completing “Shabbat 500,” Chabad at UCF’s Rabbi Chaim Lipskier and his wife, Rivkie, wanted to increase their goal of attendees to 613. The new number would represent the 613 commandments of the Torah.

Young Israel Of Bal Harbour Hosts EMET Break Fast Program

Mrs. Stern pointed out parallels in the story of Purim and conditions in the world today. Ancient Persia, the setting of the megillah tale, is now, Iran, a country threatening the Jewish state with nuclear annihilation.

It’s My Opinion: Take The Jump

A recent occurrence has put it all into perspective for me.

RASG Hebrew Academy Girls Raise Money For Sharsheret

Under the direction of religious studies teacher Mrs. Sharon Ciment, the girls raised a significant amount for this worthy cause.

Young Israel Of Sunny Isles: Warm Shul In The Florida Sunshine

Shabbos at Young Israel of Sunny Isles is a delight. The beautiful davening and shiurim are followed by a delicious kiddush and seudah shelishit. Yom tovim are times of celebration for the entire community.

Hebrew Academy Students Present Poetry

The performers stood in front of a wall covered with beautiful graphic designs crafted by H.A. students.

Chai Lifeline Southeast’s ‘An Evening For Our Stars’

The extraordinary work of Chai Lifeline Southeast reaches as far north as Maryland and as far west as Texas.

Rabbi Weberman Hosts Law Enforcement Luncheon

Rabbi Weberman is the senior Orthodox rabbi of South Florida. He has been spiritual leader of Ohev Congregation since 1969 and served as president of the Orthodox Rabbinical Council of South Florida since 1979.

It’s My Opinion: Forbidden Fruit

This year Valentine’s Day came out on a Friday. Enterprising Jews were quick to step up to the plate to make the day their own.

Talmudic University Celebrates 40th Anniversary

What began in 1974 as a tiny beis medrash with only ten students has developed into a yeshiva campus that encompasses many buildings spread over a six-mile radius.

South Broward Chabad Shabbaton Featuring Rabbi Manis Friedman

His first book, Doesn’t Anyone Blush Anymore? was highly acclaimed and is now in its fourth printing.

It’s My Opinion: The Realities Of Life

Curtis Reeves is a 71-year old retired police captain from Tampa, Florida. Reeve was thought to be the consummate police officer. He helped set up a SWAT team for the department. He was described a man who almost never became angry. He seemed to always be under control.

RASG Hebrew Academy Hosts Israel Awareness Day

The RASG Hebrew Academy JUMP (Jewish Unity Mentoring Program) hosted its second annual Israel Awareness Day on Monday, February 3, in the school auditorium.

OU Brings ‘Spirit Initiative’ To Boca Raton Seniors

The Orthodox Union will be presenting the SPIRIT Initiative – Stimulating Program Initiative for Retirees that Inspire Thought – to Congregation Torah Ohr in Boca Raton on Tuesday, February 18 and Thursday, February 20.

Bal Harbour Young Israel To Hold Season’s Final Scholar-in-Residence Shabbaton

Young Israel of Bal Harbour will be presenting the final Scholar-in-Residence Shabbaton of the season on Shabbos Ki Tisa, February 14 -15.

It’s My Opinion: Choose Your Legacy Wisely

Those who do not live in South Florida probably cannot realize the hatred and fear the mere mention of Fidel generates.

OU Leadership And Learning Shabbat In South Florida

The OU will present its annual community weekend and dispatch speakers to serve as scholars-in residence at Orthodox synagogues in the area.

Orthodox Union, Communal Partners Present SPIRIT

The SPIRIT Program is a three-day series featuring leading rabbinic, communal and mental health professionals, focused on enhancing the educational opportunities of the Jewish community.

Meir Panim, Palm Beach Synagogue Present Shabbat Chazzanut With Renowned Cantors

Cantors Avi Albrecht and Yaakov Motzen will join up for a Shabbat Chazzanut, February 7 - 8, at the Palm Beach Synagogue in Palm Beach.

It’s My Opinion: Rules Are Rules

Lois Mondres has lived in a South Florida condominium for 25 years. For the past five years she has enjoyed maintaining a small vegetable garden. Mrs. Mondres grew lettuce, broccoli, cabbage, bok choy, kale and tomatoes in a plot in front of her unit. The 82 year-old senior is a vegan and depended on her crop for the vegetables she ate.

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