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Jewish federations have started a Hurricane Florence relief fund. (Jewish Federations of North America/Courtesy)
South Florida Jewish federations are providing immediate assistance to the people of North and South Carolina affected by Hurricane Florence and widespread flooding through a hurricane relief fund. All contributions will be directed through the Jewish Federations of North America to support the Hurricane Florence Relief Fund as part of the Jewish community’s collective response to help communities get back on their...
Rayna Exelbierd, SWU’s Southeast high school director, will speak during “Combat the Rampant Rise of Anti-Semitism – Giving you the Tools.” (File photo)
Hadassah Florida Atlantic is presenting, along with StandWithUs/Southeast and the Anti-Defamation League, a forum called “Combat the Rampant Rise of Anti-Semitism – Giving you the Tools” from 1-3:30 p.m. on Oct. 7 at South County Civic Center, 16700 Jog Road in Delray Beach. The forum is intended for high school and college students as well as their parents, grandparents and the...
(Photo: CONTRIBUTED PHOTO/CHABAD JEWISH CENTER OF MARTIN & ST. LUCIE COUNTY)
At Rosh Hashana, plans are being finalized for a new community center at the Chabad Jewish Center of Martin & St. Lucie County. Next year this time, when the Jewish calendar turns from the year 5779 to 5780, Rabbi Shlomo Uminer hopes to be in the midst of construction on the $2.5 million, two-story center on Chabad's 2½-acre campus on Sunset...
An aerial view of the historic flooding in Houston during Hurricane Harvey. Credit: U.S. Air National Guard Photo by Staff Sgt. Daniel J. Martinez
A pyramid of sodden prayer books, flood waters pouring into a sanctuary, bed-ridden patients at the Jewish senior residence being rushed up stairs to higher ground, a crib reduced to splintered pieces. These are the images that continue to haunt the dreams of many of the 51,000 Jewish men, women and children who call the greater metropolitan area of Houston...
Andres Obadia, Jonathan Reinstein, Sammy and Brandon helped sort and stack the shelves of The Cupboard in Davie during an event where children also decorated High Holidays bags for Goodman JFS clients. (Michele Eve Sandberg/Correspondent)
Local families recently performed good deeds at Goodman Jewish Family Services of Broward County's kosher food pantry, The Cupboard, in Davie. At the event, PJ Library and PJ Our Way go to The Cupboard, children of both the PJ Library and PJ Our Way of the Jewish Federation of Broward County decorated High Holidays bags that will be delivered to...
For Emanuel Aronson Rund, being behind the camera is his way of fulfilling tikkun olam. He got his start in Jerusalem, where he grew up, working with Israel’s first broadcast television station in the 1960s. He continued working for the station in New York, where he also taught film courses. He was commissioned to make short films for medical colleges as...
After years of financial uncertainty, the future of Denver's Staenberg-Loup Jewish Community Center has been restored. A coalition of local donors recently contributed approximately $16 million to help the nonprofit organization pay off its long-accumulated debt of $14.3 million. Additionally, in July, the JCC named a new board of directors and facilitated a new land ownership arrangement of its South Dahlia Street...
From left, students Brandon Gerardi and Mia Evans along with Pam O’Brien, chief executive officer of Aid to Victims of Domestic Abuse, one of the organizations to receive a grant from the No Small Change program. (Jewish Women’s Foundation/Courtesy)
High school students who are eager to change the world have the opportunity to do so by applying for No Small Change, a collaborative project between the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County and Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches. This annual coed philanthropic leadership program, founded by JWF, is intended to enable local Jewish teens to identify...
Children of Halutza sit in front of the site of the new state-of-the-art Halutza Community Center. Credit: Jewish National Fund-USA.
Quite literally among the booms and billows of black smoke across the nearby Gaza border, deep in Israel’s southern Negev Desert, the new community of Shlomit laid a cornerstone and broke ground for their future community center. The new structure will serve not only Shlomit, but the entire Eshkol region in southern Israel. A mere 700 meters from Israel’s border...
The Peace Train is coming and we can all get high on the Peace Train as Sharon Katz has brought her band to San Diego and Tijuana, starting with last night’s rousing performance at Makeda Makossa’s World Beat Center. It was so inspiring to see women of various ages and ethnicities all rocking out together. Sharon Katz, Nonhlanda Wanda,...

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