(JTA) — A kosher bakery and cafe in Miami is offering free lunches to pregnant women to celebrate the state of Florida’s announcement that the Zika virus is under control in the area. Zak Stern, owner of Zak the Baker in the city’s Wynwood arts district, began the promotion after the U.S. Centers for Disease…
A Jewish man in Florida has been arrested for the alleged arson of the mosque attended by Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen. Joseph Michael Schreiber, 32,was arrested on Wednesday. A large fire engulfed the Islamic Center of Fort Pierce early Monday morning, occurring on the Muslim holy days of Eid al-Adha, or the…
Wind and rain from Hurricane Hermine toppled trees and power lines along Florida’s northern Gulf Coast, inundating coastal areas with storm surges before it weakened to a tropical storm over land and plowed toward the Atlantic Coast on Friday.
Rebecca Raab was shopping recently in a South Florida Costco, wearing the trademark Orthodox outfit of a long skirt and baseball cap, when an employee waved to her and said “Shalom! We’re voting for Trump because we can’t have Hillary in the White House. She’s not good for us!”
Controversies over her role as chair of the Democratic Party did not resonate among Florida voters, who chose once again Debbie Wasserman Schultz as their Democratic candidate for Congress.
Florida is once again the ultimate swing state — and a new poll of Jewish voters in the Sunshine State suggests Hillary Clinton has little to worry about.
Pro-Israel activists in the Miami area plan to protest a Florida state senator active in the Black Lives Matter movement who visited the West Bank as the guest of a group that backs the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement.
An email leak that led to the resignation of Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz could plague her bid for re-election to Congress, after a challenger said on Monday he would file a complaint alleging she had broken election rules.
Chaos broke out ahead of the U.S. Democratic Party convention on Monday as protesters jeered the party chairwoman over leaked emails showing Democratic officials worked to undermine Bernie Sanders in his presidential primary battle with Hillary Clinton.
(JTA) — A southern Florida rabbi spoke up on behalf of a mosque delisted as a polling station. Palm Beach County removed the Islamic Center of Boca Raton as a polling station after receiving complaints from voters, WPTV reported on Monday. Speaking up on the mosque’s behalf was Rabbi Barry Silver, the rabbi at Congregation…