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Erev Tisha B’Av service in Parkland moves, enlightens congregation

An unfortunate case of laryngitis couldn’t prevent Cantor Malcolm Arnold from leading a powerful and meaningful Erev Tisha B’Av service at Congregation Kol Tikvah in Parkland.
Tisha B’Av is an annual holy day commemorating the destruction of the First and Second … Continue reading

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Temple Beth Orr’s new senior rabbi excited to lead congregation

There’s a new senior rabbi at Temple Beth Orr in Coral Springs.
Rabbi Marci Bloch, who became the senior rabbi at Temple Beth Orr on July 1, said regarding her new leadership position, “I’m really excited about this opportunity to bring … Continue reading

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Reform synagogue commemorating Tisha B’Av with service

Congregation Kol Tikvah in Parkland will host what is anticipated to be an enlightening and moving Erev Tisha B’Av service on July 31 at 7:30 p.m.
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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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