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It’s My Opinion: A Place To Mourn

Eighteen-year-old University of Florida student Christian Aguilar went missing on September 20. His frantic parents, Carlos and Claudia Aguilar, came to the college campus in Gainesville to search for their son. They held daily press conferences and begged for help. They handed out flyers. They organized vigils. Hundreds of law enforcement professionals, as well as volunteers from every background, were prompted to join in the effort.

Miami Beach Chabad House Torah Studies Catalog

Chabad House in Miami Beach has released its Torah Studies catalog of classes for the first season of the 2013 academic year. All classes will be held at The Chabad House, 669 North Lincoln Lane, Miami Beach. The sessions are open to men and women.

Highland Lakes Jewish Center/Chabad Chayil’s Classes And Programs

The Highland Lakes Center/Chabad Chayil, located at 2601 N.E. 211 Terrace in North Miami Beach, is again holding “Secrets of the Hebrew Alphabet.” The popular class will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday nights.

It’s My Opinion: Bombs Vs. Benefits

Vice President Joe Biden recently spoke at two of the largest retirement villages in South Florida, Boca Raton’s Century Village and Tamarac’s Kings Point. Biden, of course, was representing Barack Obama’s bid for reelection in the forthcoming presidential election.

Florida Holocaust Museum Hosts Several Exhibits

The Florida Holocaust Museum of St Petersburg is proud to present the following exhibits:

RASG Hebrew Academy Breaks Ground For New Gym

The Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy held a groundbreaking for a new, regulation-sized indoor gymnasium on Friday, September 21. The ceremony was held at the school’s west campus field, located at 2400 Pine Tree Drive in Miami Beach.

It’s My Opinion: Precautions

A dear friend recently shared a family story. Her grandfather had come to America before World War II to test the prospects of relocating his family in the new country.

First Week Of Hebrew School At Chabad Chayil

Chabad Chayil-Highland Lakes Jewish Center has completed the first week of afternoon Hebrew school.

Renowned Chazzan, Choir At Chabad/South Broward Selichos

A unique "tripleheader'' of inspiration and talent were present in Hallandale Beach, on Selichos night, September 8. At 11 p.m., 770 Mashpia Reb Shlomo Zarchi lead the traditional farbrengen that customarily precedes Selichos. At 1:15 a.m., Rabbi Yossy Lebovics, principal of the Chaya Aydel Seminary, lead the Selichos service accompanied by Sholom, Mendel and Dovid of the Lebovics Boys Choir.

Voter Registration Drive In South Florida

The Orthodox Union and Jewish Leadership Coalition for School Choice (JLCSC) are pleased to announce a joint nonpartisan voter registration campaign in Hollywood and Boca Raton, South Florida.

New Exhibits At Florida Holocaust Museum

The Florida Holocaust Museum, located at 55 Fifth Street South, St Petersburg, is proud to present the following new exhibits:

It’s My Opinion: Hurricane Season

The Labor Day weekend and the resumption of school are signals that mark the end of summer in many parts of the United States. Families have one last barbecue. Women put away their white shoes. Everyone anticipates the bright colors of falling leaves and cooler weather.

After School With Highland Lakes-Chabad Chayil

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.

Claudine Uzan Caterers Will Serve You For Sukkot

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.

It’s My Opinion: A Perilous Journey

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.

Toras Chaim/Toras Emes Adds Executive Of Development

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.

Leading Rehab Center Opens New Orthopedic, Spine Unit

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.

It’s My Opinion: Weathering The Storm

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.

Chabad Of South Broward To Hold Daf Yomi Shiur

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.

Tomchei Shabbos Of Miami Serves Needy Families

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.

It’s My Opinion: Do The Right Thing

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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