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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.


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.”


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..



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.



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.


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.


The Jewish Museum Marks National Holocaust Memorial Day

Jewish Holocaust Survivors To Ask Obama For Help Friday

When President Barack Obama visits Miami Beach Friday for a democratic fundraiser, he will be greeted by a group of protestors asking for his help.


(Source: AP)

S. Florida Jewish Community Keeping An Eye On Egypt

As the political unrest in Egypt continues to send shock waves throughout the Middle East, the heavy Jewish population here in South Florida is paying very close attention.



Comedy ‘Oy Vey! My Son Is Gay’ Hits S. Fla. Theatres

What happens when an Italian family and a Jewish family find out their sons are gay? All there is to say is, ‘Oy vey!’ That’s the premise behind the new comedy.