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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.

US Embassy in Tel Aviv Invites Signatures in a Book of Condolence

The United States Embassy in Tel Aviv invites people in Israel to sign a Book of Condolence for the victims of the Orlando massacre.

Miami Heat Suspend Meyers Leonard for Saying the K Word on Call Of Duty

The video was recorded Monday and by Tuesday became the viral clip du jour after being posted to social media. By Tuesday afternoon it was the top trending topic on Twitter in the US.

Florida Shooter Identified, Two Dead, Multiple Wounded at Video Game Tournament

24-year-old David Katz from Baltimore has been identified by Jacksonville Sheriff Mike Williams, as the shooter.

Israeli Consulate Reopens in Miami, With Limited Service

Israelis in Miami were asked by the Consulate to “be patient” in the coming days, inasmuch as it will take time to bring the office back up to full speed.

Governor DeSantis in Gush Etzion: BDS is DOA in Florida

The visit was of historical significance as it marked the first time a Florida Governor has crossed the “green line” into Judea and Samaria.

Hoyer Again to Lead House Democrats to Israel

Rep. Steny Hoyer, the second-ranked Democrat in the U.S. House of Representatives, again will lead fellow Democrats on a tour of Israel funded by...

Bkln Construction Worker Indicted for Murder of Menachem Stark

A Brooklyn construction worker has been indicted for the kidnapping and murder of Haredi real estate developer Menachem Stark. A grand jury in Brooklyn on Monday indicted...

Chabad Center in Southeast Florida Distributes 50,000-Plus Masks Streetside

Each mask came packaged with an encouraging message that read “Also highly contagious—kindness, patience, love, enthusiasm and positive attitude. Don’t wait to catch it from others. Be a carrier.”

‘StandWithUs’ Says ‘NO’ to Roger Waters On Truck Ad in Miami

"StandWithUs is sending a clear message to Waters that his lies and hatred will not go unanswered."

Jewish Doctor: Booted Off Plane When Arab Complained About Me

A New York doctor claims she was booted from a JetBlue flight when an Arab complained about her being on the plane.

Netanyahu Names American Immigrant Ron Dermer Ambassador to US

Outgoing Israeli Ambassador to the US Michael Oren was the only American to hold the post – until Tuesday. Netanyahu has appointed Ron Dermer, a close aide, to take over the job.

Tenth Body Recovered from Surfside Condo Rubble Near Miami

Officials said hope remains that rescuers may yet discover survivors in air pockets that may have formed in the pancaked debris.

Swastikas Carved into Walls at Florida College Housing UPDATE

"This is the worst nightmare for any Jewish college student."

Watch: Eli Beer Recovered from Coronavirus, Arrives in Israel

He left Florida for Israel on Monday, on the private plane of Dr. Miriam Adelson.

Israeli Consulate in Miami Closed, Emissaries Evacuated Ahead of Hurricane Irma

Israeli consular officials in Miami are preparing for a quick evacuation if the storm lives up to its reputation and hits the city as hard as predicted.

Tel Aviv Shows Its Colors in Solidarity with Orlando

Tel Aviv has found a way to light up the night and still show its solidarity with Orlando, Florida over the terror it has endured.

Hecklers Flee Israeli Speaker at U of Florida

"I'm used to sitting in jail cells with serial killers, did they think I would be intimidated by some American college students?" Berko said in a phone interview on Wednesday evening with The Jewish Press.

Marriage Proposal Greets Miami Marathon Runner at Finish

A marriage proposal awaited a runner at the finish line of the Miami Marathon. New Yorker Rachel Avisrur, who was running in Sunday’s marathon to...

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.

Jeb Bush Uses Hanukkah And Christmas Greeting To Launch Presidential Bid

Jeb Bush announced his intention to “actively” explore the presidency in a Christmas and Hanukkah greeting message. “Merry Christmas and Happy Hanukkah!” the former Florida...

Ruling Returns Kosher Meals to Florida Inmates

A federal judge has ordered the Florida prisons service to provide kosher meals to all prisoners with a “sincere religious basis” by July 1. The...

Florida Teen Stabbed in High School Gym

Teen stabbed in South Florida high school.

Fla. County Chairwoman Apologizes for Use of ‘Jewing’

The chairwoman of a board of commissioners in Franklin County, Fla., said she apologized to those who questioned her for using the word “jewing”...

Miami Police Spot Clue to Rabbi’s Killer on Video

South Florida police have new clues to the identity of the person, or persons, who murdered Rabbi Joseph Raksin 10 days ago.

Anti-Semitites Vandalize Miami Synagogues

Vandals attacked two synagogues and a supermarket this week. One person has been arrested.

Arrest Made in Shooting of Jewish Man Outside Miami Synagogue

Police have yet to say if Carlints St. Louis, 30, will be charged with a hate crime, as they have yet to determine a motive for the shooting.

School Board Votes to Reinstate Florida Principal Fired for Holocaust Denial

A state administrative judge ruled in August that William Latson should be rehired, though reassigned. Donald Fennoy, superintendent of the School District of Palm Beach County, has recommended that Latson be reinstated and given $152,000 in back pay.

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