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“A wave of refugees is washing up on Miami’s shores, only now it’s disgruntled New Yorkers, fleeing the city’s draconian COVID restrictions and pessimistic politics”

TABLET MAG Miami’s New Diaspora by Armin Rosen August 31, 2021 …Glutted with former Gothamites, Miami is now one the best and most natural places to ruminate on the fate of New York, and on the meaning of its downward … Continue reading

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Florida-bound Jews: “Good jobs, cheap housing and a unique school choice program have many families heading south”

WALL STREET JOURNAL Why Orthodox Jews Are Leaving Brooklyn for Florida by Allan Jacob August 6, 2021 What would mo­ti­vate a Ha­sidic rabbi and his fol­low­ers to leave a Brook­lyn en­clave where they’ve lived for gen­er­a­tions and es­tab­lish a quickly … Continue reading

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Collapse of Champlain Tower South renders traditional practices for burying Jewish dead impossible to perform

JTA For Jewish burial societies, Surfside disaster presents a grim and complex task by Shira Hanau June 25, 2021 Among Rabbi Mayer Berger’s first thoughts on seeing the 12 stories of the Champlain Tower South pancaked upon themselves: This is … Continue reading

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“We are stronger together. We’ll be around as long as it takes, supporting and in solidarity with this amazing community and people. Our friendship is solid and everlasting,” posted Israel Consul General to Miami Maor Elbaz-Starinsky

JNS As South Florida grapples with loss, Jewish community props up first responders, family by Faygie Levy Holt June 25, 2021 …Hatzalah is currently mandating a shift schedule to allow its members to get some rest. “A lot of our … Continue reading

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“We hear a lot of the talk about how the deaths in Florida were ‘preventable’. What about the ones in Illinois?”

FEDERALIST Why Is Big Media Hiding That Illinois Has Far More COVID Cases Than Florida? Because Illinois Has A Democrat In Charge And Tighter Lockdowns by Jordan Davidson November 27, 2020 …Months after outlets such as CNN, NPR, the Washington … Continue reading

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“Even before his trip to Israel, in the weeks after DeSantis was elected governor last year, he immediately took action on behalf of the Jewish state”

JERUSALEM POST Thank You, Gov. DeSantis Editorial May 31, 2019 …Florida’s cabinet recognized Jerusalem as “Israel’s eternal capital,” invested $10 million in Israel Bonds and blacklisted Airbnb because of its plan to boycott listings in West Bank settlements, which the … Continue reading

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Bal Harbour — “where Jews, people of color and dogs were not allowed” — passes law defining anti-semitism

DAILY WIRE Florida Town Becomes First U.S. Municipality To Give Police Definition Of Anti-Semitism by Paul Miller December 14, 2017 On Wednesday evening, Bal Harbour, Florida became the first municipality in the country to implement an ordinance that provides law … Continue reading

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Florida Orthodox Jews: ‘Trump just has a loud mouth. Hillary will destroy the country’

TIMES OF ISRAEL Why do Florida’s Orthodox Jews back Trump? Because they fear Clinton by Ben Sales August 30, 2016 …A recent poll shows that the Orthodox in Florida will be voting for Donald Trump over Hillary Clinton by a … Continue reading

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After recently volunteering with IDF, Christian Republican Brian Mast touts his support for Jewish state on Florida campaign trail

TIMES OF ISRAEL Pro-Israel US Army vet runs for Congress — on prosthetic legs by Renee Ghert-Zand March 2, 2016 Brian Mast likes to use the Israeli slang word achi. The Hebrew equivalent of “bro,” an endearment among young men, … Continue reading

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Democrat Ted Deutch Takes a Stand on Obama’s Failed Iran

TIMES OF ISRAEL A Democrat takes on the Iranian threat by Jeff Robbins February 20, 2016 Ted Deutch has had a lot of practice using diplomatic language while traveling the country speaking to fellow Democrats who are skeptical about the … Continue reading

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