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  • Biden tells Jewish leaders why Iran Deal is necessary
    Posted in In the News on September 4, 2015 | Preview rr

    SOUTH FLORIDA JEWISH JOURNALBiden tells Jewish leaders why Iran Deal is necessaryBy Marvin GlassmanVice President Joe Biden addressing a group of South Florida Jewish leaders, stated that the Iran Deal is necessary for the safety of the United States, Israel and the rest of the world."It is a good decision for the world, the region and it's a good deal for Israel and the gulf cooperation states. It will make us and Israel safer, not weaker," said Biden.Biden spoke to the leaders at the invitatio... Read more

  • Biden pitches Iran deal to Jewish leaders in Florida
    Posted in In the News on September 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    MSNBCBiden pitches Iran deal to Jewish leaders in FloridaBy Aliyah FruminVice President Joe Biden met with American Jewish leaders in Florida on Thursday, acknowledging their concerns about the White House’s nuclear deal with Iran but arguing the accord is the best option for the U.S., Israel and the rest of the world.Biden at the David Posnack Jewish Community Center in Davie, Fla. said at first he was “sort of the skeptic in the administration” about the plan but came to the realization that i... Read more

  • Biden defends Iran nuclear deal before local Jewish leaders
    Posted in In the News on September 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    SVN 7 NewsBiden defends Iran nuclear deal before local Jewish leadersDAVIE, Fla. (WSVN) -- Vice President Joe Biden made his case for the Obama administration's nuclear deal with Iran to an audience of South Florida Jewish community leaders, Thursday morning. Meanwhile, hundreds of demonstrators outside argued the agreement leaves Israel vulnerable to the Islamic nation.More than 40 officials from congregations, Jewish family services, top fundraisers and other groups attended the lengthy closed... Read more

  • Debbie Wasserman Schultz ïNot Afraid to Stand Alone' on Iran Deal
    Posted in In the News on September 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    ROLL CALLDebbie Wasserman Schultz ‘Not Afraid to Stand Alone’ on Iran DealSteven DennisUnder siege on multiple fronts and with Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. at her side, Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz declared Thursday she’s not afraid to stand alone on the Iran deal.The Florida Democrat faces calls for her resignation from her perch atop the DNC from party activists who worry the relatively skimpy debate schedule could be seen tilting the scales for front... Read more

  • VP Joe Biden meets with Jewish leaders in Davie on Iran deal
    Posted in In the News on September 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    MIAMI HERALDVP Joe Biden meets with Jewish leaders in Davie on Iran dealBY AMY SHERMANasherman@MiamiHerald.comVice President Joe Biden gave his longest public defense of the Iran deal in a 45-minute meeting with U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz and Jewish leaders in South Florida on Thursday morning.Biden told the group he had been “very skeptical” about the ability to constrain the activities of Iran related to its nuclear ambitions. But ultimately he said he concluded that it is a good deal... Read more

  • Joe Biden pushing Iran nuclear deal to Jewish leaders in South Florida
    Posted in In the News on September 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    SUN SENTINELJoe Biden pushing Iran nuclear deal to Jewish leaders in South FloridaBy Anthony ManVice President Joe Biden delivered a lengthy, impassioned defense of the nuclear agreement with Iran on Thursday, telling a group of prominent South Florida Jewish leaders that the deal is in the best interests of the U.S. and Israel.The main selling point: keeping Iran from getting a nuclear weapon is paramount, even if it means making a deal with a reprehensible regime."If we can take the nuclear bo... Read more

  • Joe Biden Promotes Iran Deal to Jews, and an Undecided Democrat in Florida
    Posted in In the News on September 3, 2015 | Preview rr

    NEW YORK TIMESJoe Biden Promotes Iran Deal to Jews, and an Undecided Democrat in FloridaBy Gardiner HarrisDAVIE, Fla. — Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. promised to make one last point in his talk Thursday morning about the Iran nuclear agreement at a Jewish community center here.And then he promised one more final point. And then another. And another.The Obama administration secured enough votes in Congress on Wednesday to ensure that a deal to contain Iran’s nuclear program moves forward. Bu... Read more

  • U.S. congresswomen speak to FIU leadership program
    Posted in In the News on September 2, 2015 | Preview rr

    FIU NEWSU.S. congresswomen speak to FIU leadership programBy Clara-Meretan KiahTwo United States congresswomen, Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL) and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-FL), faced a room full of university leaders, poised for a Q-and-A session on politics and women’s roles as leaders.The congresswomen were invited to speak at the Educational Leadership Enhancement Program’s annual reunion and luncheon, which celebrates the program’s yearly graduates, and President Mark B. Rosenberg, who modera... Read more

  • Reflecting on 25 years with the 'Jewish Journal'
    Posted in In the News on August 26, 2015 | Preview rr

    SUN SENTINELBy Alan GochLook how far we've come.This week marks 25 years for me at the Jewish Journal.Both the newspaper and I have evolved over the past quarter century.My religion hasn't always been my first priority, but my association with the Journal has helped me look a little deeper into my Jewishness.Included among the Jewish milestones of bar mitzvah, marriage, parenthood and becoming bubbies and zaydes (grandparents), is a satisfying life's work. Family always comes first, but a succes... Read more

  • How I Turned My Breast Cancer Into A Positive Way To Help Others
    Posted in In the News on August 17, 2015 | Preview rr

    HUFFINGTON POSTBy Lisa F. CritesCall it clairvoyance or pure coincidence, but from the age of 15, I was confident I would face at least two extreme traumas in my life; my mother would die tragically and I, at some point, would be diagnosed with breast cancer. During my teen years, sometimes I would wake up in hysterics that my mom perished in a car crash, only until I realized it was a dream. In my early 30s, and two weeks after getting married, I did lose my mother in a car accident. She was ej... Read more