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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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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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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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Book club historian shows kindness to others at Atlantic Tech

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. 
Brianna Seepersad
Age: 16
School: Atlantic Technical … Continue reading

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Mitzvah madness connects congregants to community

Mitzvahs were performed in abundance and unity on a recent Sunday morning at Temple Beth Orr in Coral Springs.
TBO hosted Mitzvah Day 2017, known as “Mitzvah Madness,” that drew approximately 200 people of different age groups, including children from the … Continue reading

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Atlantic Tech senior makes academics her priority

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.
Amanda Gonzalez
Age: 18
School: Atlantic … Continue reading

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