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Hollywood, Florida is starting to turn into a Las Vegas Strip of the Southeast. The Wyndham Dolce Kosher House Hotel is breaking ground this week, right across the street from the already-established Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. BSD Capital is the Boca Raton-based real estate firm behind the hotel, […]
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This Portuguese Jewish Community Couldn’t Afford a Rabbi. Now It Made a $1 Million Movie Coming to Amazon. A decade ago, the tiny Jewish Community of Porto didn’t have enough money to hire a rabbi or even fix the roof of its synagogue. Today, this Orthodox congregation of 400 people […]
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Haredim in Tech: 50 Shades of Black A student who has been described as “off the charts bright” graduates from one of Israel’s major academic institutions specializing in hi-tech. After graduation, as a part of a highly selective training, they reach the final round of a national cyber security contest […]
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Report: Joe Lieberman on Short List for UN Ambassador Lieberman, who publicly supported moving the U.S. embassy in Israel to Jerusalem, is on the short list to replace U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley. No other evidence supports the speculation, and a source close to Lieberman said Lieberman has not been asked […]
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Ranked 18th in the world, pro tennis player Yosef Gershon spent years working on serving the ball, but at 20 years old, he began to serve God as well! Far too often, people feel that their personal passions and their Jewish observance cannot coexist. The choice, however is not always […]
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An Arab Comes Home to His Judaism This is the story of a man born in Kuwait to a Palestinian-Muslim family and who today lives as an observant Jew in Jerusalem. It is a story of slavery, of exodus and of personal redemption. Rabbi Diagnosed With ALS Shares Message of […]
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Atlanta Religious Community Hosting Thousands of Hurricane Irma Evacuees  A local Jewish community in Toco Hills is opening their homes to Orthodox Jews who are fleeing South Florida to seek refuge for the Sabbath until they are able to return to their homes. The group consists of five local Toco […]
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500 Years After Being Wiped Out, Sicilian Jewish Life is Reborn A vibrant community was expelled from Sicily under the Spanish Inquisition in 1493. Residents are rediscovering their hidden roots today thanks to the dedication of a new shul and an increasing number of resources. Stunning Court Decision Approves Passover […]
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How many Jews, in the history of the world, have put on tefillin every day while simultaneously wearing a Super Bowl ring? As far as we know, the answer is exactly 1 and his name is Alan Veingrad, the only NFL player to become an Orthodox Jew. At the time […]
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