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Congregants at Rosh Hashana services at the Jewish Museum of Florida were encouraged to send text messages to the Rabbi. (Source: CBS4)

High-Tech Rosh Hashana Service Involves Texting Rabbi

Call it a high-tech service for Rosh Hashanah.

CBS4–09/17/2012

The Jewish Museum Marks National Holocaust Memorial Day

Miami Jewish Congregation Renovates For 100th Anniversary

On Sunday night, worshippers at Beth David, Miami’s oldest Jewish congregation, will mark the 100th Rosh Hashanah (Jewish new year) celebrated at the Jewish institution.

CBS Miami–09/16/2012

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Rabbi’s Service OKs Young Adults To Text Transgressions

Armed with an iPad and references to pop culture, one local Rabbi will host a Sunday night service celebrating Rosh Hashanah by straying a little from tradition.

CBS Miami–09/16/2012

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Lawsuit: Kosher Meals Not On Menu At Fla. Prisons

Florida’s Department of Corrections is being sued by the federal government for not offering its prison population meals that conform to their religious beliefs.

CBS Miami–08/16/2012

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Part-Time Wasserman Schultz Staffer Calls Herself “Jewbag” In Photo

There’s an old saying that “with great power goes great responsibility.” A staffer for Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz may need to learn what that means.

CBS4–04/04/2012

Judy Gross (R) wife of US citizen Alan Gross, walks accompanied by an unidentified man, on March 4, 2011 along a street in Havana near the municipal court where her husband in being judged on charges of espionage.  (Source: ADALBERTO ROQUE/AFP/Getty Images)

Cuba: US Man Held For 2 Years Was ‘Undercover,’ Violating Law

It has been two years since an American man was in held prison in communist Cuba, and Cuban officials say Alan Gross conducted “undercover activities” and was part of a program aimed at “disrupting the constitutional order in Cuba.”

CBS4–12/03/2011

Source: CBS4) Alan Phillip Gross

Cuban Jews Hold Meeting With Imprisoned Alan Gross

Two leaders of Cuba’s tiny Jewish community have visited an imprisoned U.S. government contractor who has been charged with crimes against the state, and reported him in good condition..

10/01/2011

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Passover Begins At Sundown

Millions of people of the Jewish faith across South Florida and the nation will beginthe celebration of the Passover holiday at sunset on Monday.

04/18/2011

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Guide To S. Fla. Passover Seders

Passover is almost here with the first Seder set for the night of Monday, April 18. If you need a place to go to enjoy a delicious seder meal, check out our guide to South Florida Passover Seders.

CBS4–04/08/2011

The Jewish Museum Marks National Holocaust Memorial Day

Holocaust Survivors To Protest Obama/Nelson

A group of Jewish Holocaust survivors will be staging a rally at 3 pm Friday outside the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach to chastise President Barack Obama and Sen. Bill Nelson.

CBS4–03/04/2011

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