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South Floridians train to volunteer in Israel

Numerous South Floridians are now trained and certified emergency responders who can volunteer in Israel when a crisis breaks out there.
Approximately 60 people attended the Emergency Volunteers Project’s recent training sessions at the Plantation Fire Department Administration Building and the … Continue reading

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Beit Café benefit supports training for Israeli trauma surgeon

A recent entertaining Saturday night at Congregation Kol Tikvah in Parkland featured food, coffee, live music, dancing as well as important information about trauma centers.
Kol Tikvah’s Association of Reform Zionists of America Committee hosted its second Beit Café that featured … Continue reading

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Anti-Semitic incidents in Florida rise 51 percent

According to the recently-released Anti-Defamation League Annual Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents, there was a 51 percent increase of incidents of anti-Semitism in Florida from 137 verified incidents in 2016 up from 91 the previous year.
The Anti-Defamation League (ADL), founded in … Continue reading

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Temple program is both solemn and festive

A solemn Yom Hazikaron (Israel Memorial Day) ceremony remembering Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terror transitioned into a festive Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) celebration on May 1 at Congregation Kol Tikvah in Parkland.
“It’s always hard to go from … Continue reading

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Events to remember Israel’s soldiers and celebrate independence

With Yom Hazikaron (Israel Memorial Day) beginning on the evening of April 30 and Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel Independence Day) the next night, Jewish institutions in South Florida will both remember Israel’s fallen soldiers and celebrate the Jewish state’s birthday with … Continue reading

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Events to honor community and temple leaders

Three Broward County gala fundraising events taking place April 22-23 will honor community and temple leaders for their accomplishments over the past year.
Temple Beth Orr in Coral Springs will honor seven of their leaders in the “Cruise Around The World” … Continue reading

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Coral Glades senior brings ‘good vibes’ to peers

This is one in a series of profiles this school year of students who are nominated by teachers and chosen by editors as best exemplifying the six character pillars: trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, caring, fairness and citizenship.
Juan Rivera
Age: 18
School: Coral Glades … Continue reading

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Six million steps taken to raise Holocaust awareness

When many Jews think of the number six million, the victims of the Holocaust come to their minds. However, this number can also refer to the amount of steps that South Floridians of various ages took on a recent Sunday … Continue reading

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Soref golf tournament to benefit needy children, families

The 22nd annual Soref Jewish Community “Love Fore The Kids Golf Classic” to raise funds, mostly for children’s scholarships to attend many JCC camps and school programs, takes place on April 20 at 7:30 a.m. at the Parkland Golf and … Continue reading

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Project trains South Floridians to volunteer in Israel

South Floridians have the opportunity to volunteer in Israel during its next war or crisis through the Emergency Volunteers Project.
EVP, an organization that assembles a team of able-bodied volunteers who are trained to provide non-military support in Israel in the … Continue reading

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