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Synagogue’s Sisterhood Pink Week includes education, challah bake

Temple Beth Orr’s Sisterhood raised breast cancer awareness with its annual Pink Week that began with an educational event and continued with a pink challah bake.

The kick-off event took place at the synagogue located in Coral Springs on Oct. 8 and featured speakers Dr. Fred Kalman, a hematologist…

from Coral Springs News – Sun Sentinel http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/coral-springs/fl-jjbn-pinkweek-1018-20171012-story.html
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Synagogue’s Sisterhood hosting Pink Week

Temple Beth Orr’s Sisterhood will once again raise breast cancer awareness with its upcoming Pink Week.

Pink Week kicks off on Oct. 8 at TBO, 2151 Riverside Dr. in Coral Springs, with an educational event beginning at 10 a.m. Speakers will be Dr. Fred Kalman, a local hematologist who will discuss…

from Coral Springs News – Sun Sentinel http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/coral-springs/fl-jjbn-pinkweek-1004-20170928-story.html
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Honey bee event is all the buzz in Coral Springs

Local families and their young children prepared for the Jewish New Year with the recent Rosh Hashanah family program, “What’s the Buzz? Honey for a Sweet New Year,” in Coral Springs.

The event was co-sponsored by the PJ Library of the Jewish Federation of Broward County and Orloff Central Agency…

from Coral Springs News – Sun Sentinel http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/coral-springs/fl-jjbn-honeybee-0927-20170922-story.html
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Synagogue hosts blood drive in advance of Hurricane Irma

In advance of Hurricane Irma, Temple Beth Orr in Coral Springs partnered with OneBlood to conduct an emergency blood drive on Sept. 6.

At press time, Irma is a powerful Category 5 hurricane that’s threatening South Florida, and both OneBlood and the synagogue feel that the most critical time for…

from Coral Springs News – Sun Sentinel http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/coral-springs/fl-jjbn-blooddrive-0913-ng-20170907-story.html
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Coral Springs teen wins bronze in Maccabiah Games’ Taekwondo competition

Amber Avroya, 17, of Coral Springs felt a great deal of Jewish pride while competing at the recent 2017 Maccabiah Games in Israel where she won a bronze medal in Taekwondo.

The Maccabiah Games, known as the Jewish Olympics, are an international Jewish and Israeli multi-sport event held quadrennial…

from Coral Springs News – Sun Sentinel http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/coral-springs/fl-jjbn-taekwondo-0823-20170817-story.html
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Temple Beth Orr’s new senior rabbi excited to lead congregation

There’s a new senior rabbi at Temple Beth Orr in Coral Springs.

Rabbi Marci Bloch, who became the senior rabbi at Temple Beth Orr on July 1, said regarding her new leadership position, “I’m really excited about this opportunity to bring my heart and my passion for Judaism and my love of people…

from Coral Springs News – Sun Sentinel http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/coral-springs/fl-jjbn-bloch-0802-20170727-story.html
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Hoffman plans summer performances of ‘Too Jewish?’ and ‘Celebrating Yinglish’

After more than 20 years, actor-comedian Avi Hoffman will be performing his one-man show “Too Jewish?” at both the Broward Stage Door Theatre in Coral Springs as well as the Jewish Cultural Arts Theatre of the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in North Miami Beach over selected dates…

from Coral Springs News – Sun Sentinel http://www.sun-sentinel.com/local/broward/coral-springs/fl-jjbs-hoffman-0719-20170712-story.html
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