A girl walks into a nut store, and it's all it's cracked up to be. I noticed Yossef Roasting Co. while cruising West Dixie Highway after visiting the neighboring Israeli deli, Etzel Itzik. Unfortunately, my first visit to this 4-month-old store was during Pesach (Passover), when most of the items w ... More >>
Israel is by no means lagging behind the electronic dance music capitals of the world. In particular, the coastal city of Tel Aviv -- known as the "city that never sleeps" -- boasts a world-class nightlife and voracious appetite for electronic beats. It's no surprise then that Israel would spawn one ... More >>
A week after fatally Tasering Israel Hernandez, Miami Beach Police have released the 911 tape of the teenager's arrest. The 14-minute-long tape begins on August 6 at 5:13 with a westbound foot-chase on 74th Street near Collins Avenue. Multiple cops then call in sightings of Hernandez, who is describ ... More >>
There's a verse in the Babylonian Talmud that goes something like this: When friends take leave of each other, it's best that they teach each other something, so that when they see each other next time, they remember what they've learned, and when they remember what they've learned, they will think ... More >>
So you haven't followed through on that "Next year in Jerusalem" promise you made at the last Passover seder, and you never had the chance to live it up in the Holy Land through Birthright. But you can still spend A Night in Jerusalem this weekend, thanks to the Saffron Supper Club. Saffron is a ro ... More >>
On Tuesday, Miami Beach Police Officer Jorge Mercado fired a Taser into Israel Hernandez's chest following a chase that started with the teen getting caught tagging an abandoned McDonald's. Hernandez died soon after Mercado used the electronic weapon, and MPBD has now put the 13-year veteran on leav ... More >>
The Sony Ericsson runs through April 1 at the Crandon Park Tennis Center in Key Biscayne, bringing with it painful traffic jams, celebrity athletes, and a lot of people in it for the oversized tennis balls and Bombay Sapphire Lounge.Every year as we stroll the village that takes two months to set ... More >>
A candid conversation with South Florida's rising Tea Party star.
Shamed by Hugo Chavez's 800,000 faithful followers and then really red-faced when North Korea's regime beat them to the punch, Israel decided last month that it was finally time to give this whole Twitter business a try.The only problem? The @israel handle was already taken -- by a Miami-based porn ... More >>
Photo by Jacquelynn D. PowersHummus at Azura in Jerusalem. On a recent vacation to Israel, we went on the hunt for the tastiest hummus in the Holy Land. While Israel boasts some amazing hummus, that addictive chickpea concoction so beloved in You Don't Mess With The Zohan, we found our winning di ... More >>
El Mas Supremo got out of his crypt Wednesday to give us his two cents on Israel's attack of an aid flotilla heading to Gaza.Writing in his irregular column, Reflecciones, Fidel Castro called the sinking of the flotilla "a brutal attack" caused by a "fanatic," uncontrollable Israel.On Sunday, as ... More >>
Politics can get dirty, even on the Student Government level. Take for example a recent flier that started showing up on the University of Florida campus that read "Student Alliance party is the Nazi Party," which featured a swastika. The fliers are attributed to a fake group called "UF for Israe ... More >>
Right on the heels of the Miami Jewish Film Festival, the 24th annual Israel Film Festival (the Miami edition) starts tonight and runs through February 25th. It opens with A Matter of Size, the same movie that opened the Miami Jewish Film Festival, a prime choice because it took home the Audience ... More >>
photo by Josh SiskA virgin encounter with the Israeli rock trio Monotonix inspires extreme gut-level reactions. First, there's the fact that often, one can smell the band coming -- these guys spend a lot of time on the road, far away from home. Then, there's this motley crew's looks, which are ha ... More >>
via myspace.com/ridersofallahYussuf JerusalemWe loved the So Raw festival, and it's heartening to know the cool people behind it have organized a couple shows since then. I'm happy to report this small trend is combining with that of the latest re-discovery of the American Legion Bar, in Legion P ... More >>
Body Language (Drag City)
The Festival of Flamenco Song is gonna be wailing.
The Miami Jewish Film Festival grapples with eternal questions.
Joe Carnahan's overly slick, heavily edited dark comedy works despite itself
IBL Strike?! Oy gevald! Baseball is probably not the first thing that springs to mind when you think of Israel. But according to former Boston Sox General Manager Dan Duquette, that's about to change. Together with former U.S. Ambassador to Israel, Daniel Kurtzer, and Miami-based attorney M ... More >>
Performance artist Michael Israel soars to new heights
The consequence of free will ties these films together
Israel is keeping it reel
Mini film fest anything but a stereotype
This year's film festival is pantheistic, multicultural, and international
Our proposal would only make it better
Even if you already knew Israel was a complex and ancient land, it's well worth a look
Miami Jazz Festival
Miami Jewish Film Festival
Sam, Sam the Pita Man
As a lead singer for Los Van Van, Israel Kantor was a star in his native country. But Miami isn't Cuba.