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Florida Farmers Rush to Save Oranges as Juice Price Hits Records
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Florida Farmers Rush to Save Oranges as Juice Price Hits Records

Florida’s citrus growers are racing to collect what’s left from one of the worst seasons ever after hurricane blows sent production plunging and juice prices toward fresh records. The state’s crop will plunge 56% this season after damage from Hurricane Ian, which hit the state in September just a many groves were recovering from Hurricane Irma in 2017. It exacerbated long-term impact...

Hatzalah South Florida has established this coming shabbos Parshas Beshalach as “Shabbos Hatzalah”.
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Hatzalah South Florida has established this coming shabbos Parshas Beshalach as “Shabbos Hatzalah”.

HSF will be conducting community outreach and engagement along with appeals in many Shuls & Congregations. Shabbos Hatzalah is an opportunity to express appreciation and provide support to your local Hatzalah, who are always ready to respond in an emergency. HSF has grown exponentially and has responded to over 4000 calls for help in 2022...

The Ultimate Babka for Tu Bishvat
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The Ultimate Babka for Tu Bishvat

It’s Tu Bishvat (also spelled Tu B’Shevat) – the birthday of the trees! And we are celebrating this year with the folks at Jewish National Fund and a brand new, one-of-a-kind babka made with the “seven species.” The Jewish National Fund is actually the original “tree people” and to date have planted 240 million trees in Israel, making Israel one of only...

What does the end of the federal COVID emergency mean for your wallet in Florida?
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What does the end of the federal COVID emergency mean for your wallet in Florida?

The federal government plans to end its COVID-19 emergency in May, which means a wave of changes are on the horizon. Under the emergency declaration, people were given access to free COVID-19 tests, vaccines and treatments. Once it expires May 11, everyone, including those with health insurance, should expect some out-of-pocket costs for testing and...

All Magic Kingdom Guests Forced to Exit Park 6.5 Hours Early
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All Magic Kingdom Guests Forced to Exit Park 6.5 Hours Early

Walt Disney World Resort Guests will be forced to vacate Magic Kingdom Park tonight almost seven hours earlier than usual. There’s always so much to do at Walt Disney World Resort. The Disney destination near Orlando, Central Florida is a hive of all things Disney magic, and nostalgia, with just a little — OK, maybe a...

Palm Beach lawmaker’s bill makes recent antisemitic message distribution a felony
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Palm Beach lawmaker’s bill makes recent antisemitic message distribution a felony

Four out-of-state men who got a “littering” citation for distributing antisemitic flyers in Palm Beach would be facing felony charges if a bill Republican Rep. Mike Caruso recently proposed comes to fruition. Police identified the men cited as being from Pennsylvania, Indiana, California; and Maryland, according to The Palm Beach Post. This follows similar incidents in Boca Raton and Atlantis,...

Birthright Israel Announces that Summer Trips from US and Canada are Full, Forcing an Early Closing
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Birthright Israel Announces that Summer Trips from US and Canada are Full, Forcing an Early Closing

Greater demand and budget constraints lead to fewer acceptances and forced early deadline Birthright Israel announced that registration for summer’s 10-day educational experience in the Jewish state will close today, January 30th, due to elevated demand following the organization’s recent announcement of a reduction in the number of participants due to a 30% rise in...

While we get distracted, Antisemites undermine societal stability
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While we get distracted, Antisemites undermine societal stability

It is difficult to understand why key allies would reflexively condemn the new Israeli government, even before understanding exactly how it will act and what it will try to accomplish. In the last few months, we have witnessed governments from across the globe unabashedly and without reservation, draw baseless conclusions about Israel’s newly elected government....

87 Year Old Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Remarkable Story IDF Soldiers Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day
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87 Year Old Holocaust Survivor Shares Her Remarkable Story IDF Soldiers Ahead of International Holocaust Remembrance Day

At just three years old, Rena Quint’s life was uprooted when the Nazis invaded her hometown of Piotrków Trybunalski. On Thursday, one day prior to International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Rena shares her heart-wrenching journey and miraculous story of survival through the Holocaust, in her living room in Jerusalem with 30 soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). Friends...