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September 7, 2017 3:19 pm
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Key West Rabbi Readies for Hurricane Irma, Fears Potential Loss of Life in Florida

A rabbi in Key West, Florida expressed the fears shared by many local residents on Wednesday as Hurricane Irma approached the area, and detailed the measures...

October 7, 2016 9:54 am
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Bracing for Hurricane Matthew, Florida Synagogues Cancel Shabbat Services

JNS.org - Florida’s 550,000-strong Jewish community was bracing for the worst as Hurricane Matthew bombarded the Sunshine State early Friday leaving one dead and over a...

May 16, 2016 10:18 am
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Florida Man Charged With Jewish Center Bomb Plot Seeks Bail

A man charged with plotting to bomb a synagogue and Jewish school in South Florida is seeking release on bail. A hearing is set Monday in...

May 2, 2016 9:59 am
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Suspect Arrested in Florida Synagogue Bomb Plot, FBI Says

JNS.org - A man suspected of planning to bomb a South Florida synagogue has been arrested, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced Monday. Sources in...

January 27, 2016 2:06 pm
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Florida Police Investigate Bomb Threat Directed at Jewish Community Center

Police in the city of Maitland, Florida are investigating a bomb threat directed at a local Jewish community center, Florida's Fox 35 reported on Tuesday. Police said a call...

November 26, 2015 1:10 pm
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Florida Zoning Committee Member Receives Antisemitic Mail for Supporting Synagogue, Jewish Museum Plans

A city leader in Boca Raton, Fl., received verbal abuse on social media and via email after supporting plans for a new synagogue and Jewish museum, Florida's WPTV...

October 12, 2015 6:51 am
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Rabbi-Turned-Designer on Mission to Hang 1,000 Israeli Flags Across South Florida

A rabbi-turned-designer said he launched a personal campaign to hang 1,000 Israeli flags at homes across South Florida to express solidarity with the Jewish state amidst the...

May 19, 2014 12:52 am
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‘Jews vs. Nazis’ Beer Pong Attracts Social Media Buzz, Criticized by Jewish Groups

A Twitter photo showing beer cups laid out beer pong style in the shape of a nazi swastika and a Jewish Star of David has...

January 11, 2013 2:17 am
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Orthodox Jewish Family Fights to Keep Daughter on Life Support

Daily Mail - An Orthodox Jewish family whose teenage daughter has been diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor is fighting to keep her...

September 30, 2012 4:06 am
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Opinion: The Wedge Issue

Given the small size of the Jewish population, the attention given to the Jewish vote is, almost by definition, disproportionate. But though the absolute numbers...

August 20, 2012 8:31 am
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The Status Quo: Jews and Paul Ryan

Jewish conservatives applauded Mitt Romney's choice of U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI) as his vice presidential nominee. But Jewish liberals who despise him...

July 27, 2012 8:02 am
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Sheldon Adelson’s Umbrella

This week yet again, billionaire Sheldon Adelson has come under attack in the pages of many news outlets; now it is about his new campaign...

May 30, 2012 1:10 pm
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Partisan Politics in Florida Synagogues?

Some Florida synagogues are under fire for the way they have been treating Republican members. Most recently, the president of Temple Israel in Miami refused...

March 4, 2012 6:30 pm
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The Florida Sukkah Made from Toys

The holiday of Sukkot may be six months off - after all, the springtime holiday of Purim begins Wednesday night - but people in South...

World

‘Crisis at Columbia’: Elite University Spirals Into Chaos Again...

Columbia University exploded into a welter of anti-Israel protests while its president, Minouche Shafik, was in Washington, DC on Wednesday...

Israel

New Haggadah Released for Israeli Soldiers in Gaza Ahead of Passover

A new Haggadah designed specifically for Israeli soldiers is heading into the Gaza Strip as the Jewish holiday of Passover is set to begin new week. The book, composed by Rabbi...

Middle East

Hezbollah Attack Hits Community Center in Northern Israel, Injuring 18

Fourteen Israeli soldiers and four civilians were injured on Wednesday when Hezbollah fired drones and missiles at northern Israel, escalating tensions along the border between the Jewish state and the...

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