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  • Teen athletes converge on Boca Raton for JCC Maccabi Games

    Teen athletes converge on Boca Raton for JCC Maccabi Games
    A thousand teen athletes, 2,000 local spectators, 2,000 visiting parents, coaches and chaperones: All have begun converging on Boca Raton for the 2014 JCC Maccabi Games, a series of athletic competitions that begin Sunday with opening ceremonies. It's an...
  • Crist appears poised to win Democratic nomination, but Rich perseveres

    Crist appears poised to win Democratic nomination, but Rich perseveres
    Between now and Aug. 26, Florida Democrats need to decide if they'll go with their hearts or their minds in the race for their party's nomination for governor. Tugging at their heartstrings is Nan Rich, a lifelong Democrat and champion of just about...
  • Palm Beach County Commission primary features former mayor and first-time candidate

    Palm Beach County Commission primary features former mayor and first-time candidate
    A first-time candidate promising change and a former mayor touting experience face off in the Democratic primary for the Palm Beach County Commission District 6 seat. The two Democrats, Melissa McKinlay and Kathy Foster, are among four candidates...
  • Palm Beach County lessens sex offender residency restrictions

    Palm Beach County lessens sex offender residency restrictions
    The threat of a court fight prompted Palm Beach County Tuesday to ease restrictions on where convicted sexual offenders can live. The county had been prohibiting sexual offenders from living within 2,500 feet of schools, school bus stops, day care...
  • Birthright trips to Israel carry on

    Despite the war between Israel and Hamas, the Palestinian terrorist organization, Taglit-Birthright Israel (Birthright) did not cancel any of its trips this summer. Birthright provides heritage, religious and cultural trips to Israel free to young adults...
  • Abrams: Thumbs up for county recovery

    We're back! That was County Commissioner Steven Abrams' overall assessment of how the Palm Beach County has recovered from the Recession. "The major issue continues to be restoring economic prosperity to Palm Beach County," said Abrams, whose District 4...
  • Palm: What to look for as high school football practice kicks off the season

    Palm: What to look for as high school football practice kicks off the season
    The 2014 high school football season officially revs up Monday with the first day of fall practices, so here's some preseason storylines to follow as the season unfolds, beginning with defending state champion Dwyer's bid to repeat. Dwyer had one of the...
  • Murphy will localize Congressional race

    One of the nation's few supposedly competitive congressional elections is looking uncompetitive. District 18 includes roughly the northern third of Palm Beach County, all of Martin and most of St. Lucie. Republicans hold about a two-percentage point edge...
  • Donors step up to support Games

    According to Cindy Bergman, associate executive director of the Adolph & Rose Levis Jewish Community Center, planning to present such a large-scale event as the JCC Maccabi Games — which take place in Boca Raton from Aug. 10-15 — took...
  • Local Maccabi athlete comes full circle

    Melissa Perlman of BlueIvy Communications, a local public relations firm, personally competed twice in the World Maccabi games in Israel representing Team USA and, specifically, her hometown of Boca Raton. She competed once as a youngster in '97, and...
  • Conflict draws community reaction

    Amid the tenuous on-again, off-again, cease fire that many hope will halt current hostilities between Israel and Hamas, South Florida Jewish community reaction to the conflict is strident and prolific. Operation Protection Edge, Israel's military advance...
  • Drowos leads Federation's young adults

    Bryan Drowos, 35, of Boca Raton, has already made quite a name for himself both locally and nationally as a Jewish young adult leader. For the past few years, he has been chair of the Young Adult Division of the Boca Raton-based Jewish Federation of...