Rep. Soto-a modern-day Mordechai for Florida and Israel

In early winter 2017, Sheri Morton, a thirty-year resident of Osceola County and a political activist, was very concerned about the upswing in anti-Semitic incidents that were occurring throughout...

Why did the Jewish people rejected the Christian Messiah?

There's the old joke about the Jewish atheist who refused to send his son to a Jewish school but wanting a private school education for his child, he sent him to Trinity School, despite its...

ZOA/Mort Klein convinced Qatar to cancel anti-Semitic Al Jazeera 'Jewish Lobby' series

The Emir of Qatar, Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, came to America last week to meet with President Trump, Secretary of Defense Mattis, Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin, and other top U.S....

Happy anniversary, Israel! 70 years of Israeli achievement

(ISRAEL21c)-Take a journey through the last 70 years to discover how Israel has become one of the most creative and innovative countries in the world. Israel was founded on May 14, 1948. In the...

Israel/Russia no longer cozy

(JTA)-Israel attacked Syria, just like it (reportedly) has countless times before. The difference now is that Russia is angry about the strike-and showing it. Russia has called out Israel publicly,...

Progressive Jews playing a dangerous game

Despite the incredible contributions the Jewish people have made to civilization throughout history, envy and irrational hatred continue to plague them. It is one of the ironies of history that we have never had the luxury to not be concerned with...

Our time is desperate for civic education

I should have read “Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglasss, an American Slave” before I turned 50, in high school or college, as it is as vivid a portrait of American slavery, the almost immutable triumph of greed over conscience, and the...

Trump repeats Obama's mistakes on Syria

(JNS)—After eight years of dealing with an American president who considered establishing more “daylight” between the United States and Israel, the last 15 months has been a whole lot easier for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu....

Harvard's Jewish students flunk 'Israeli History 101'

(JNS)—Radical Jewish students at Harvard University are planning to hold a late “Liberation Seder” to “protest the continuing occupation by Israel.” On Thursday, April 5, six days after all other Jews around the world held their Passover...

On Zionism, progressives take page out of socialist playbook

(JNS)—There is a tragic account of the last moments of Grigori Zinoviev, the veteran Russian Bolshevik leader of Jewish descent who was executed by Stalin in 1936. According to the historian Donald Rayfield, on the journey from his prison cell to...

Don't let hate stop you from being human!

(JNS)—Being a Jew on left has become more and more difficult, and the apparent mainstream acceptance of Louis Farrakhan’s anti-Semitic lies, rooted in hate, rightfully enraged our community. But as I learned by joining the Zioness Movement—a...

Retired players being shortchanged by MLB pensions

Stephen Hertz, who managed the Tel Aviv Lightning in the Israel Baseball League after playing for the Houston Colt .45s and coaching nearly three decades at Miami-Dade Community College, is one of 644 retirees who do not receive Major League...

Contributors to the U.S.-Israel relationship

Leon Uris (Embassy of Israel in Washington via JNS)-JNS is proud to partner with the Embassy of Israel in Washington, D.C., to celebrate 70 of the greatest American contributors to the U.S.-Israel...

2,000-year-old rare coins discovered in Jerusalem cave

A trove of rare bronze coins, the last remnants of a four-year Jewish revolt against the Roman Empire, has been discovered in a cave near the Temple Mount in Jerusalem. During the digs at the Ophel...

Separated by the Holocaust, old friends find each other 76 years later

LOS ANGELES (JTA)-When Alice (Gerstel) Weit last saw Simon Gronowski, she was 13 and he was 10 and, by Alice's recollection, "the most adorable boy ever." When they reunited this week, 76 years...

Scene Around

A reflective thought... What ever happened to "Give us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breath free"? (Just saying.) I received a letter... The letter I received was sent from...

Birthright from the 'sabra' side: The Israeli perspective

(JNS)-While it is well known that Birthright trips provide American participants with a transformative, often life-changing experience, it is perhaps less known that the young Israelis who accompany...

Adoption sought for two-month-old girl with special needs

Spence-Chapin is currently seeking a loving family for baby Emma. Emma is an adorable, two-month-old baby girl with light brown hair and blue eyes who was recently diagnosed with Down syndrome. Emma’s parents are looking for a loving, Jewish...

Israel at 70: How Israelis like me relate to a country that's an ocean away

SAN FRANCISCO (J. The Jewish News of Northern California via JTA)-My Dear Land, It is almost your birthday. At 70, you are not a young country anymore. Some will consider me a stepdaughter because I...

Obituary - BERNARD "BERNY" RAFF

Berny Raff, age 91, of Longwood, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at Quality Health Care Center in Winter Garden. “Super Berny” to everybody who met and knew him, was born in Jersey City, New Jersey, on Feb. 14, 1927, to the late Harry...

Bar Mitzvah - JONATHAN DAVID EICHENHOLZ

Jonathan David Eichenholz, son of Robyn Eichenholz and Jason Eichenholz of Winter Park, will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Congregation Beth Am in Longwood....

Obituary - BETTY LOOMAS

Betty Loomas (born Elizabeth A. Schick) passed away at the age of 90 on Feb. 1, 2018, at Winter Park Memorial Hospital in Florida of complications from pneumonia after an extended illness.  Betty graduated with a 5-year college degree from Villa...

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