OU Kosher will take its show on the road when it presents its highly popular Harry H. Beren ASK OU OUTREACH program on Sunday, February 5 at the Young Israel of Hollywood. The session will be part of the OU Community Weekend in South Florida, in which Orthodox Union member synagogues in the area will play host to visiting scholars-in-residence from the OU.
Rabbinic Coordinators Rabbi David Jenkins and Rabbi Chaim Loike will give presentations. Rabbi Jenkins will speak on how Tootsie Roll and Gatorade became OU Kosher — a development which met with great enthusiasm in the Orthodox community. Rabbi Loike, OU Kosher’s bird expert, will speak on “The Mesorah (Tradition) of Kosher Birds,” which will include a live presentation of “his feathered
Scott Rothstein – the Miami lawyer whose $1.4 billion Ponzi scheme landed him in prison with a 50-year sentence – recently revealed substantial details about his criminal actions in over seventy hours of closed-door testimony in a federal courtroom in Miami. Rothstein elaborated on how he put together the largest financial scam in the history of South Florida and made strong accusations about individuals who allegedly violated the law together with him. In his testimony, Rothstein said that some
Chanukah was celebrated in grand style in the Sunshine State, as a veritable panoply of community leaders, an array of top tier Jewish performers and 13,000 participants gathered for the 32nd annual South Florida Chanukah Festival. Sponsored by Chabad-Lubavitch of South Broward County, the event which was held on the seventh night of Chanukah, featured the very best in Jewish music, food and cultural traditions.
Organizers termed this year’s event as “bigger and better than ever”, since more