Florida

Florida school board cancels ‘Indecent,’ a ‘queer Jewish love story’

The board in Duval County has defended the move, drawing a lawsuit from parents and advocates.

By PHILISSA CRAMER/JTA
10/01/2023

Jewish children's book returns to Florida's shelves after long ‘review’

The books were delivered last winter, but remained “under review” as of September when the literary free-speech activist group PEN America published a report on banned books in the United States.

By ANDREW LAPIN/JTA
17/12/2022
Antisemitism in the United States: Antisemitic graffiti on The Rock landmark at the University of Te

Antisemitic group Goyim TV relocated to Florida, an emerging hotspot for extremists

The antisemitic group hopes Florida will be more hospitable to them - and may have reason to believe that to be true.

By GABE STUTMAN / JTA
17/12/2022

Ambassadors Herzog, Al Otaiba, meet Governor DeSantis in Florida

The two ambassadors traveled to the Sunshine State to participate in an event hosted by AJC, and met the local Governor for some 30 minutes

Andrea Bocelli to perform at United Hatzalah Gala in Miami

The gala comes just a few months after United Hatzalah sent an Emergency Response Team to Florida to provide care to the survivors and evacuees of Hurricane Ian.

Wooden scraps washed ashore in Florida believed to be from 200-year-old shipwreck

Florida's culture is uniquely entwined with hidden jewels known for washing up along its shores. This new discovery is no exception.

Aliyah for a dream job: Managing one of Israel's best luxury hotels

Eyal Goldberger packed up his family in Florida and moved to a Jerusalem suburb within three months of getting a dream job.

Trump hosts Kanye West and Holocaust denier Nick Fuentes at Mar-a-Lago

West said in a video that Trump was caught off guard when the rapper asked him to be his Vice President, and told him he'd lose.

24/11/2022

Florida's DeSantis: West Bank is 'disputed,' not occupied by Israel

The West Bank "is not occupied territory, it is disputed territory," DeSantis told the RJC. "I don't care what the State Department says."

Donald Trump says he will run for US president again in 2024

Trump, seeking a potential rematch with Democratic President Joe Biden, made his announcement at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida a week after midterm elections

By REUTERS
16/11/2022
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