Miami Gardens Chabad teacher Yosef Benita allegedly fondled minor student
“The first step in addressing a societal problem is acknowledging it for what it actually is.”
The graffiti messages scrawled around Miami in March, on the eve of Passover and Holocaust Remembrance Day, were shocking: “The Jews are the Problem” “Zionism is Satanism.”
Despite a year of isolation and pandemic restrictions, Jewish communities around the country are finding ways to come together for Yom HaShoah, the annual commemoration to honor the more than six million Jews murdered by Nazis and Nazi collaborators during the Holocaust.
The world’s largest Jewish film festival will get even larger this year. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the Miami Jewish Film Festival will be a hybrid live and virtual event this year. This new format will enable a potentially nationwide audience the opportunity to view some of the festival’s 145 selected films online for free.
On one side is documentary filmmaker/activist Billy Corben, on the other is City of Miami commissioner Joe Carollo.
Meyers Leonard, the Miami Heat player who made headlines Tuesday for shouting an antisemitic slur while livestreaming a video-game, has been suspended from team activities a week by the NBA and fined $50,000.
Miami’s Venezuelan Jews love Michel Hausmann, even if he sometimes infuriates them.
Noble act of mercy or “venal political maneuver?” A number of observers— including one of the nation’s leading medical ethicists — are criticizing the decision by Florida’s Gov. Ron DeSantis, a Republican, to move an estimated 750 of the state’s Holocaust survivors and their spouses to the front of the COVID-19 vaccine line.
The island is known for its expensive properties and tight security, with 13 full-time security officers for only 41 residences.