Getting Outside

Friend– Our state has been all but shut down for almost four months, and I know that many of you are feeling restless — maybe even stir crazy. Particularly for those of us staying at home with kids, it’s more important than ever that we stay active either in our homes or outside. But, it’s […]

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Going Back to School

Friend– I think many of us are in a state of disbelief with the times we are living in. We wake up every day to more horror stories as Covid-19 continues to spread and we learn that we are living in the world epicenter of coronavirus infections. There are so many different opinions on how

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It’s time to do more

Dear Friend, I’m Rachel Saltzman Friedland. You may know me from the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center Synagogue or the Aventura Charter School of Excellence. Maybe you’ve seen me cheering my kids on at the JCC and Aventura league sports games. I’m proud to have called Aventura home for 30 years.  Today, I’m writing to you to tell you about

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Your power bill

Dear Friend, We are all safer at home during the COVID-19 crisis. Unfortunately, the extra time in our homes has created additional challenges. Other than providing food deliveries to our health care and first responder heroes, my children and I have been faithfully following the Mayor’s “Stay-at-home” order. While we support this directive, one consequence

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Our Students’ Grades

Dear Friend, Last week Governor Desantis announced that all schools in Florida will remain closed through the end of the school year. This was the right decision in order to keep our students safe. Now that we know students will not be returning to the classroom, I wanted to touch base with some helpful resources for

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Our Future Plans

Dear Friend, Aventura has always been a place where you can raise a family and feel safe. This is the result of our community looking out for each other and to our public safety officers. Once again, amid our current crisis, it is our first responders who are stepping up to meet the challenge. We owe these

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In Memory of Our Heroes

Dear Friend, Today we celebrate the commitment and service of our nation’s bravest heroes. The soldiers who have given their lives in defense of the American Dream demonstrated exemplary character and made an ultimate sacrifice. May G-d bless them and may G-d bless America. To the families who have experienced the loss of a service member–our

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