Articles from the January 13, 2017 edition
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Multiple bomb threats to Central Florida Jewish communities
In just one week, four bomb threats were called in to two Jewish centers here in Central Florida, three were called into the Tampa JCC pre-school and Federation, and one was called into Jewish... Full story
Jewish groups split on Kerry's settlements speech
(JTA)—Jewish organizations split along ideological lines in their reactions to Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech criticizing Israeli settlement growth and laying out principles to achieve a two-state solution. Centrist groups were measured... Full story
Tesla, Pokémon Go, and hair-splitting Talmudic arguments
Engage in a brain-twisting, mind-wrestling, hair-splitting experience as you explore modern situations and the complex dilemmas they give rise to while you seek solutions by examining original... Full story
JCC on bomb threats
JCC Association of North America is applauding the staffs of Jewish (Jan. 9) community centers around the country and expressing gratitude for local law enforcement after JCCs in several states received bomb threats today. David Posner, director of...
Congregation Beth Sholom January schedule
Celebrate Shabbat with the Synagogue that feels like family. Our Shabbat evening service led by Rabbi Karen Allen is tonight, Friday, Jan. 13th at 7 p.m. The service will honor the members of our board of directors. An Oneg Shabbat will follow the se... Full story
Israel travel scholarships available for teens in 2017-18
The Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando has announced that applications for the 2017 Ronald Colman Israel Scholarship Fund will be available online starting Monday, Jan. 16. The Ronald Colman Israel Scholarship Fund was made possible by a generous... Full story
Hadassah lunch discussion group
Clermont Hadassah is a part of a nationwide organization of Jewish women that provides humanitarian relief worldwide, advances health and well being, advocates for women and builds community in the United States and Israel. The ladies meet at noon...
Obama's fatal legacy: Killing the peace process
You can make a strong case that President Barack Obama’ s decision to allow United Nations Security Council resolution 2334 to pass was very harmful to Israel. By endorsing the anti-Israel narrative that every square inch of territory captured by... Full story
What is the solution to the Israeli/Palestinian problem?
Considering the perspectives of the Israeli and Palestinian populations, and seeing the reality on the ground, a two-state solution seems like the best option for peace between Israelis and Palestinians. The Media’s Perspective Let’s begin by... Full story
Business update: Bar mitzvah celebration for SawYouAtSinai
In December 2003, the world of shidduchim (Jewish matchmaking) changed for the better. SawYouAtSinai, the online Jewish matchmaking network, was launched, and has since successfully matched an impressive 2,700+ of its members. This month it... Full story
The Orlando Cat Café is the (adoptable) cat's meow
Love cats? Then the Orlando Cat Café is the place to visit and possibly adopt a cat (or just play with them). It is the first of its kind to open in Florida, and owner Sandra Cagan is thrilled with... Full story
Donald Trump says Israel is being treated 'very, very unfairly'
(JTA)—President-elect Donald Trump accused the Obama administration of treating Israel with “total disdain” hours after Secretary of State John Kerry’s speech rebuking the country’s settlement policy and offering his plan for Middle East... Full story