cbs4 My 33 Header Logo

Jewish

jail_Prison bars1

Kosher Meals To Be Offered In All Fla. Prisons

Florida’s prison inmates looking to exercise their faith with a kosher meal will have the option in all state prisons at the end of the year.

CBS Miami–06/04/2013

jail_Prison bars1

Kosher Meals Back On The Menu At Fla. Prisons

Florida’s Jewish inmates will once again be allowed to have kosher food while behind bars.

01/14/2013

broward-schools

Muslim Organization Wants Broward Schools To Recognize Holidays

The Florida chapter of a well known Muslim organization is asking the Broward School Board’s diversity committee to consider adding two Islamic holidays to the school calendar.

CBS4–11/01/2012

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

(Source: CBS4)

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

jail_Prison bars1

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

Jewbags Facebook Photo

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

more

previous

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,499 other followers