Meir Panim implements programs that serve Israel’s neediest populations with respect and dignity. Meir Panim also coordinated care packages for families in the South during the Gaza War.
(L-R) Standing: Janice Shorenstein; Nachum Segal; Richard Rabinowitz; Comptroller Thompson; Lynda B. Kaplan; and Rabbi Dr. Eli Abadie. Seated: Barbara Ribakove Gordon; Michael Halpern; Fyvush Finkel; and William Rapfogel.
Rabbi Abadie delivered the program’s benediction.
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“You want to know what this wine looked like, which wine King David drank, white or red…. We can see if it’s red or white, strong or weak.”
I should be pursuing plateaus of pure and holy, but I’m busy delving and developing palatable palates instead.
If we truly honor the other participants in a conversation, we can support, empathize with, and even celebrate their feelings.
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For each weekly reading, Rabbi Grysman begins with a synopsis of the Torah portion, followed by a focus on a major issue.
It’s Rosh Hashanah. A new year. Time for a fresh start. Time for a new slate. Time for change.
Governor Rick Scott visited North Miami Beach/Aventura on the morning of Wednesday, September 17.
While the cost per student is higher than mainstream schools, Metzuyan Academy ESE is a priceless educational opportunity for children with special needs in South Florida.
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Police Commissioner Raymond W. Kelly held his annual pre-Passover meeting with rabbis and community leaders Tuesday to discuss preparations for the upcoming holiday.
New York City Comptroller William C. Thompson, Jr., in conjunction with the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of NY and the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty, recently convened his annual celebration of Jewish Heritage at New York’s City Hall.
Last year thousands of people publicly protested the kidnapping of three Israeli soldiers – Cpl. Gilad Shalit, Master Sergeant Ehud Goldwasser and First Sergeant Eldad Regev – by Hamas and Hizbullah terrorists.
This past Chol Hamoed, there were many venues for family outings, many sponsored by worthwhile charities.
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