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The Greatest Floridian Restaurant in the World

A Passover trip to the Sunshine State brings back memories of Wolfie Cohen’s Rascal House

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In Florida We Trust

Episode 78: Miami Jewish Film Festival director Igor Shteyrenberg and Rocco’s Tacos restaurateur Rocco Mangel, recorded live in West Palm Beach

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Remembering ‘The Father of the Cuban Jewish Community’

Rabbi Mayer Abramowitz, who died at the age of 97 last week, organized the first Passover Seder in Allied-occupied Germany. Then he spent a lifetime helping displaced persons find community in Miami.

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‘Unorthodox’ Is Coming to the Sunshine State on February 10

Your favorite Jewish podcast is recording at Temple Israel in West Palm Beach! The event is free and open to the public.

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First-Person Politics: Dispatch From Trumpville

‘In retrospect, I clearly ignored too much of my own anecdotal evidence.’

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Super Tuesday

A special Election Day episode featuring ‘Washington Post’ reporter Bob Woodward, ‘National Review’ editor Eliana Johnson, Tablet columnist Jamie Kirchick, and a Democrat in Boca

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Can Trump’s Newly Released Statement on Israel Woo Voters in Must-Win Swing States?

A look into a statement published by Trump’s advisory committee: on Israel-Palestine, student groups, the Iran Deal, and more

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Has Alan Grayson Reached the End of the Road?

The embattled politician lost Florida’s Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday

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Despite a Rough Year, Debbie Wasserman Schultz Wins Florida Congressional Primary

Wasserman Schultz, who resigned as DNC chair in July, beat her Bernie Sanders-backed rival in Tuesday’s primary elections in Florida

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New Poll of Jewish Voters in Florida Finds Trump Losing to Clinton by a Whopping 43 Points

Most Jews traditionally vote Democratic, but these results suggest Trump may lose the voting segment by even greater margins than past Republican candidates

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From Florida to Canada, BDS is Having the Worst Week Ever

Already morally vile, the movement is now legally questionable as well

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Snitch Calls Cops on Floridian Grandmas for Gambling on Mahjong

A ‘troublemaker’ in building 11 took issue with the penny-stakes games taking place in the clubhouse at the Altamonte Springs condominiums

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Is Alan Grayson the Lunatic That Florida Is Looking for in the Senate?

The mouthy liberal congressman announced today for Marco Rubio’s vacated seat. His primary battle will be a bellwether—in a critical swing state—of the strength of Democrats’ progressive and centrist wings.

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Boca Synagogue Wins Guinness World Record

For congregant-made prayer shawl measuring 1471.74 square feet

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Crowd Goes Wild For Holocaust Survivor Band

Saul Dreier, 89, and Ruby Sosnowicz, 85, delight audiences across the country

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Miami Marred by Anti-Semitic Vandalism

Synagogue and Jewish cars defaced with ‘Hamas’ graffiti

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Atheists Demand Removal of Miami Beach Eruv

Organization says ritual marker imposes Orthodox Judaism on all residents

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On the Menu at Florida Prisons? Kosher Food

Court says eligible inmates must get kosher meals—even if they’re not Jewish

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Crispy Christmas: How One Woman Spends Her Holidays

Chinese food, television, and family fights in the back of the car.

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How LeBron James and the Miami Heat Brought Me and My Grandfather Together

Retired in Century Village, he has a newfound passion for NBA basketball that keeps him going and keeps us connected

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Holocaust-ed: How the Defining Event of American Jewish Identity Plays Off-Broadway

Two fine one-act plays, ‘Bad Jews’ and ‘The Model Apartment,’ tackle the Shoah with unflinching dark humor

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This Week in ‘Jew as a Verb’

C’mon Florida!

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Maps Chart Speech Patterns Across America

This explains why our bubbes call it ‘Fla-rida,’ just like we do

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Daybreak: Hamas Releases Film on Gilad Shalit

Plus an explosion rocks central Beirut

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Florida’s Airport Ambassador

Betty Sussman, 80, finds her calling as an official greeter at Palm Beach International Airport

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Syd Hoff’s Cartoon Life

On his centennial, the kids’ illustrator and New Yorker and Daily Worker contributor is celebrated in Miami

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Can I Get an Amen?

The first female rabbi was ordained 40 years ago.  Now my Florida synagogue welcomes a woman to its pulpit.

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A Life of Dairy and Davening

Bill Berman is an anomaly among South Florida’s dairymen, few of whom start their day putting on tefillin

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All About My Mother’s Day

On the annual trip to visit mom, I fought with her, my boyfriend almost drowned, and I didn’t want to leave

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Herself Included

Judy Blume’s 35-year-old classic Starring Sally J. Freedman as Herself avoids the main problem of Holocaust fiction: sanctification

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