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.
Shomrim’s recent selection of Harvey Meshel as the new president of the group has been met with a warm and positive response.
The Orthodox Union will be presenting the SPIRIT Initiative – Stimulating Program Initiative for Retirees that Inspire Thought – to Congregation Torah Ohr in Boca Raton on Tuesday, February 18 and Thursday, February 20.
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.
Miami Hatzalah is looking for new members who work or live in the areas of Surfside, Bal Harbour or Bay Harbor and Aventura. The group recently held an open house presentation in Surfside to help accomplish this goal.
The first Chabad Center in Broward County, Chabad of South Broward, now runs nearly fifty programs and agencies. T
Cantor Avi Albrecht, a major figure in the cantorial world, will appear for Shabbat Shirah, January 25-26, at the Palm Beach Synagogue in Palm Beach together with the a cappella group Kol Fusion. The program is presented by the Palm Beach Synagogue and American Friends of Meir Panim.
A minister in Gainesville, Florida, recently caused a major uproar with his plan to burn a Koran on the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. Reverend Terry Jones' idea was met with wide-reaching condemnation.
Torah Academy of Boca Raton recently dedicated its new computer lab. The lab and software were made possible by a generous donation by CIJE, the Center for Initiatives in Jewish Education.
A boat was intercepted in the Florida Straits on July 13. A surveillance plane spotted the vessel and directed the U.S. Coast Guard to intervene. The boat held a passenger who had fled the island of Cuba.He was parched and exhaustedand was said to have been adrift for weeks. Rescuers were shocked to see that the seven-foot craft was made of Styrofoam.
The talented students entertained an auditorium filled with fellow students, parents, grandparents, family, and friends.
The Orthodox Union Job Board will host two “Resume Checkup Days” in South Florida for students and professionals. The events are open by reservation only at www.oujobs.org on a first come, first served basis.
The Chief Rabbi of Israel, the Rishon L'Tzion,Rabbi Shlomo Amar, visited the Chaya Aydel Seminary in Hallandale Beach, on Thursday, January 21. Rabbi Amar spoke about the seminary year and blessed the students and teachers.
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.
Through the GROW program children become kinder people, opening their minds to others’ perspectives and their hearts to others’ feelings and needs.
The Shabbos Box, dinner and lunch for four, provides a complete and tasty Shabbat experience.
The Florida Holocaust Museum, located at 55 Fifth Street South, St Petersburg, is proud to present the following new exhibits:
Building campaign chairman Jack Gluck has led the effort over many years.
“The OU Southeast regional office’s goals are synonymous with the broader mission of the Orthodox Union,” said Naftali.
South Florida’s Mitzvah Chapter of Hadassah recently held a meet and greet at The Mexico Bravo restaurant, located at 16850 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles.