Tallahassee Chabad House to Bury Burnt Torah Scrolls

The cause of the fire is still unknown, and is under investigation.

Fallout from Holocaust Museum Snub of Florida’s Governor DeSantis Results in Some Funds Removed

Two leading Jewish conservatives blasted New York City’s Museum of Jewish Heritage–A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in a Wall Street Journal op-ed on...

Florida Holocaust Museum Condemns Nazi Flags Flown Outside Disney World

“No family should be confronted with threatening symbols of hate, least of all on vacation,” said museum chair Michael Igel.

Devastating Fire Destroys Tallahassee Chabad House in Florida

The Chabad Center sustained major damage, including the loss of all the Torah scrolls and hundreds of books. The kitchen and other facilities were also destroyed.

Chabad Rabbi Addresses Miami-Dade National Prayer Breakfast

National Prayer Day was created in 1952 by a joint Congressional resolution, and became a national holiday in 1988.

Jewish Woke: Heritage Museum Bans Florida Governor from June’s Jewish Leadership Conference

"It is sad to see that the misguided leadership of a Jewish museum won’t allow alternative ideas a seat at the Jewish table.”

Mayor of Boca Raton Decries Antisemitic Fliers Found Near Homes During Passover

The fliers, which were placed in plastic bags and filed with corn nibs, arrived on the birthday of Adolf Hitler.

Florida Gov. DeSantis Awards Prosecutor of Nuremberg Trials with Medal of Freedom

Ben Ferencz, 103, said he has worked his whole life for “a more humane and peaceful world, where no one would be killed or persecuted because of his race or religion or his political beliefs.”

Teens Face Probation for Vandalizing Florida Rabbi’s Home in Hate Crime

Rabbi Mendy Greenberg told Florida’s “Fox 4” that he hopes the teens will develop an appreciation for Judaism, and “hopefully, in the future, they’ll be advocates for the Jewish community.”

Surfside, Florida Elects its First Orthodox Jewish Mayor

The businessman, father of five and native of Brooklyn, N.Y., seemed surprised by his election victory.

Surfside, Florida Votes to Adopt IHRA Definition of Antisemitism

The move comes after anti-Semitic fliers were distributed last month to hundreds of homes in there and in Miami Beach.

Florida Nazis Out in Force in Orlando with Flags, Swastikas & Salutes

That's all you need to know in terms of background. The rest are tweets that say everything.

Antisemitic Flyers Distributed in Miami Beach Accuse Jews of ‘Covid Agenda’

The antisemitic flyers were probably distributed by the Goyim Defense League (GDL).

Florida Hires its First Orthodox Jewish Police Officer

Arthur Sorrey, the city manager of North Miami Beach, Fla., said the historic hiring of an Orthodox Jewish police officer is “a big deal for us … it’s something that took a lot of teamwork to pull it off.”

Police Rule Out Foul Play in Bob Saget’s Surprising Death at 65

In June 1991, Sagat visited Israel for about a week, with his wife and parents, as a guest of the Ministry of Tourism.

IAC Survey Finds More than a Third of Israelis Living in US Don’t Plan...

The report did not mention how many participated in the survey and what was the margin of error, so it may be entirely wrong.

2 Kosher Hotels Come to Florida’s Gambling Venue

The Wyndham Dolce Kosher House Hotel will also have a Shabbos elevator that automatically stops on every floor.

American Airlines Ejected Jewish Couple Who Refused to Place Tallit Bag Under Seat

“Nobody said a word. Nobody defended us. It was embarrassing,” the wife related.

US Rescue Forces Working with Israelis at Surfside, Florida Disaster Site Visit Israel

The American delegation observed a Home Front Command training site and held a workshop on how to process trauma cases.

Florida to Cease Buying Unilever Stock Over Ben & Jerry’s Boycott of Israel

The state will not divest itself of stocks it has already purchased, however.

Hollywood FL Cop Shot, Killed in Jewish Neighborhood by Teen Robber

The suspect had a record of several prior arrests dating back to age 12, and has been released just 30 days earlier from a secure facility.

Florida Advances Towards Divestment from Unilever Over Ben & Jerry’s BDS Move

The State of Florida currently has some $139 million in holdings in Unilever and its subsidiaries, including Ben & Jerry's.

Suspect Arrested for Slapping Jewish Man in Florida After ‘Dirty Jew’ Remark

Tanya Cohen said “the guy was definitely trying to pick a fight with a Jew. We are in 2021. This shouldn’t be happening anymore. In 2021, there is no room for anti-Semitism.”

Florida Set to Ban Unilever from State Contracts if Ben & Jerry’s Boycott Stands

“The second Ben & Jerry’s decided to discriminate against Israel, it affected Florida’s ability to make investments with its parent company,” said Jimmy Patronis, CFO of the State Board of Administration.

Body of LI Jewish Woman Recovered from Rubble of Collapsed Surfside Condo

"We thank all the first responders, including the IDF team, for all their hard work."

Death Toll Rises to 86 as 14 More Bodies Recovered at Collapsed Florida Condo

Recovery crews are forced to replace the batteries in their equipment often in order to keep the effort going.

Anti-Israel Activists Accuse IDF of Exploiting Disaster in Surfside, Florida

B’nai B’rith International was “outraged and disgusted” by “anti-Zionist and anti-Semitic” tweets.

10 More Victims Recovered in Florida’s Surfside Condo Collapse; Death Toll at 46

Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava told reporters at a news briefing that 94 people remain unaccounted for.

Death Toll Reaches 32 in Surfside Condo Collapse, 113 Still Missing

“We know that waiting for news is unbearable,” she said. “We need information to be able to confirm who is missing.”


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