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Haven't they suffered enough?... I read this in last month's World Jewish Congress (WJC) digest. It upset me but it is something we must be aware of. I pass it along to you: "World Jewish Congress... Full story

 

Rabbinical Council of America bans ordination and hiring of women rabbis

(JTA)—The Rabbinical Council of America, the main modern Orthodox rabbinical group, formally adopted a policy prohibiting the ordination or hiring of women rabbis. The policy announced last Friday by the RCA came after a direct vote of its... Full story

 

Mega-Challah event unites community and the generations

"Tonight we are celebrating for so many reasons," shared Devorah Leah Dubov, co-director of Chabad of Greater Orlando, at the Chabad community's second annual Mega-Challah Bake, which took place on... Full story

 

The great Hebrew-Yiddish rivalry

Dr. Norman Berdichevsky will be speaking on the topic of Hebrew vs. Yiddish on Wednesday, Nov. 18 at Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation at 6:30 p.m., and at Temple Israel in Winter Springs on... Full story

 
 By Eitan Arom    News    November 6, 2015

On Syrian refugee crisis, Jewish community moves from words to action

Will Recant pulls both heartstrings and purse strings for a living. As the head of the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief, a consortium of 49 national Jewish organizations, he has been at the center of the American Jewish reaction to 20 global... Full story

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

100,000 gather at Rabin memorial to hear Bill Clinton, Obama TEL AVIV (JTA)—An estimated 100,000 people remembered Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin at a Tel Aviv rally marking the 20th anniversary of his assassination that featured speeches by... Full story

 

An update on terrorism from UCF researcher Jonathan Matusitz

University of Central Florida (UCF) Associate Professor of Human Communication and terrorism researcher Jonathan Matusitz presented "An Update on Terrorism: Terrorism and Communication" to the... Full story

 

Bar Mitzvah - Vic Adam Tauber

Vic Adam Tauber, son of Chris and Michelle Tauber of Longwood, will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at Congregation Ohev Shalom in Maitland. Vic is in the seventh... Full story

 

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