The Young Jewish Conservatives’ Purim luncheon at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) had everything: a speed reading of the Megillah by Rabbi Shmuley Boteach, hamentaschen, a kid from Brooklyn dressed in a red squid costume, a comedian in a Rush Limbaugh sweatshirt, and a comparison of Democratic U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar to Haman.
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Flyers posted at the University of Central Florida claimed an anti-Semitism law restricted criticism of “the role of Jews in the United States.”
Greenberg claimed that he was just “asking for a friend.”
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(JTA) — A Jewish ex-convict was sentenced to 30 years in prison for setting fire to a mosque that the Orlando nightclub shooter occasionally attended. Joseph Schreiber, 32, pleaded no contest Monday in a hearing in the district courthouse in Fort Pierce, Florida, and was also ordered to pay $10,000 in restitution. He had confessed to police that…
(JTA) — Separate bomb threats were called in to two Orlando, Florida area Jewish community institutions. The bomb threats were called in on mid-morning Wednesday to the Chabad – Center for Jewish Life of South Orlando and the Roth Jewish Community Center. The call to the Roth JCC suggested that the explosive device might be…
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…
“When we first came in, the Jewish people were sitting in one section and the Muslims were a little bit in the other section, but now you’re going to find everybody sharing food with one another,” said one participant at an interfaith iftar meal. But among triumphs, many challenges remain in fostering dialogue between Jews and Muslims.