On Friday morning, a group of fishermen are protesting the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission’s chemical spraying of aquatic plants at Lake Okeechobee. They say it is harmful to the environment and the fish.
Deep in the heart of the conservative South, Louisiana’s voters reelected Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards to a second term, shocking Republicans who had hoped to reclaim the seat on the strength of President Donald Trump’s popularity.
It’s mid-week at Congregation L’Dor Va-Dor and Rabbi Barry Silver is preparing for a sermon this Friday, reading from a unique Torah. One that’s charred and burned pulled from the ashes of a synagogue in Eastern Europe burned to the ground during the Holocaust.