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Achim Academy Students Join Fraternity Friends

30 Shevat 5772 – February 22, 2012
Students of Achim Academy Center for Education – the day school under the Neytz haChochma ESE umbrella in North Miami Beach – took a field trip to the Jesse Williams Ranch in Kendall Lakes to plant a tree on Tu B'Shevat. Meanwhile, a college fraternity chose to "adopt" the school for its community service project.

NCSY Honors Rabbi Shraga Gross

NCSY, the international youth movement of the Orthodox Union, recently honored Miami Beach native Rabbi Shraga Gross as an inductee into the Ben Zakkai Honor Society (BZHS) at its annual scholarship reception.

RASG Hebrew Academy Lady Warriors Capture District Title

The RASG Hebrew Academy Lady Warriors varsity basketball team recently captured their first district title since 1994.

Ambassador Rosenthal Speaks On Anti-Semitism

Ambassador Hannah Rosenthal spoke on February 14 at the Aventura-Turnberrry Jewish Center. Rosenthal is employed by the State Department as the U.S. special envoy to monitor and combat anti-Semitism in 193 nations around the world.

It’s My Opinion: Golf And The Game Of Life

18 Shevat 5772 – February 10, 2012
This week, Allianz Insurance is slated to sponsor the PGA pro golf tournament in Boca Raton. Allianz, a major German company, is charged with failure to pay billions of dollars in Holocaust-related life insurance claims. The company has enraged survivors by refusing to pay on policies while at the same time spending money to advertise their business in events like the PGA.

Calendar Of Events

WHAT: Young Israel of Deerfield Beach 32nd Annual Dinner honoring Toby and Seymour Kleiman, Ina and Dick Ciocca and Leonore Schelew WHERE: 202 Century...

Hachnossos Kallah of Greater Miami to Hold Benefit Tea

South Florida’s Lana Ditchek Goldberg Hachnossos Kallah will observe its 28th anniversary with a delightful evening featuring Israeli singing sensation Rachel Factor. The women-only event will include delicious sushi, dessert buffet, coffee bar, boutique and raffle prizes.

Noted Nazi Prosecutor To Speak At St. Thomas University

Eli Rosenbaum, the longest-serving prosecutor and investigator of Nazi war criminals, will be speak on Thursday, February 16, at 10:30 a.m. at St Thomas University, George & Evelyn Goldbloom Convocation Hall, 16401 NW 37th Avenue, Miami Gardens.

OU Executive VP To Be Scholar In Residence At Beth Israel Cong.

Orthodox Union Executive Vice President Rabbi Steven Weil will return to South Florida to serve as scholar in residence at Beth Israel Congregation for Shabbat February 17-18, Parshat Mishpatim. The OU member synagogue is located in Miami Beach at 770 W 40th Street.

RASG Hebrew Academy At Day-School Conference

More than 700 Jewish day school leaders and educators gathered for the third annual North American Jewish Day School Conference (NAJDSC) in Atlanta on January 15-17. The conference brought together over 300 schools and professional organizations.

It’s My Opinion The Unexpected

4 Shevat 5772 – January 27, 2012
The world watched in horror as the surreal photos of the Costa Concordia hit news outlets last week. The immense cruise ship hit rocks off the coast of Italy, ran aground, and wound up on its side, sinking in the Mediterranean.

OU To Host Leadership Weekend

The Orthodox Union will bring leadership to South Florida for Shabbat Shira Weekend, February 3-5.

Rochelle Malek Honored As Eshet Chayil

The Rabbi Alexander S. Gross Hebrew Academy held its 64th Annual Event on Sunday evening, January 8. The lavish evening was hosted by local television personality Rosh Lowe and honorary event chair Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen.

Writing A Kosher Will

Many people decide against having a last will and testament. They do not want to think about what it implies. Putting one’s head in the sand can be disastrous.

It’s My Opinion: A Deadly Initiation

18 Tevet 5772 – January 12, 2012
The recent death of a Florida A&M band member has resulted in an examination of hazing in FAMU and in other universities throughout the country. Drum major Robert Champion is said to have suffered a severe beating in a hazing incident on a band trip. The injuries caused internal bleeding. He went into shock and died.

Southern NCSY, AIPAC Host Shabbaton In Boca Raton

NCSY and AIPAC will be hosting a Shabbaton at the Boca Raton Synagogue (BRS) on February 4.

S. Florida Chassidic Chanukah Festival Better Than Ever

The 32nd annual South Florida Chassidic Chanukah took place on the 7th night of Chanukah and it was bigger and better than ever. Police estimated the crowd at between 12,000-13,000, with 10,000 on the main level and 2 to 3,000 on the second and third mezzanine levels.

OU Job Board Presents S. Florida’s First-Ever Job Fair

The OU Job Board will hold its first Job Fair in South Florida on Tuesday, February 7 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Young Israel of Hollywood, 3291 Stirling Road.

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