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 By Jane Edelstein    News    June 8, 2018

'Licks and Hugs' program gratifies Oakmonte seniors

Everyone knows that dogs make great companions. But they also make great visitors, as seniors living at the Oakmont Village in Lake Mary are pleased to discover month after month. As part of the...

 
 By Jane Edelstein    Features    May 4, 2018

Happy, sad Israeli holidays: Two sides of the same coin

How do Israelis celebrate Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israeli Independence Day? Like many Israeli holidays, there's a lot of singing, dancing, and eating. Family and friends gather to reminisce of both victory...

 

Israelis recall drone strike 'in our backyard'

When an Iranian drone was shot down in a field this past February, news focused on the ensuing Israeli plane shot down in Syria, and on the long-term implications for the United States' involvement...

 

Making a personal connection with past generations

A beginner in the Jewish genealogy search, Jane Edelstein recently attended the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies conference held in Orlando. This is the second article about...

 

Connecting your past to the present through genealogy

A beginner in the Jewish genealogy search, Jane Edelstein recently attended the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies conference held in Orlando. This is the first article in a...

 
 By Jane Edelstein    News    May 19, 2017

69 reasons to love Israel shared at inter-generational program

"When I was so young, I didn't recognize the significance of Israel's becoming a state." So said one of the mature adults at Village On The Green senior community in Longwood, speaking of her...

 
 By Jane Edelstein    News    March 24, 2017

Teens and elders discuss present-day plagues

As Passover seders approach next month, and many Jews again recite the list of 10 plagues that were wrought upon the Egyptians, it behooves us to consider, "What are today's modern-day plagues, and...

 

Ethical dilemmas and so much more

You are selling your car. A prospective buyer offers your advertised price of $4,500. You say yes. It's a verbal acceptance. A few minutes later (before anything is put in writing), another prospect...

 

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