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Healthy Shabbat recipe

(The Nosher via JTA)-My 4-year-old, previously meatball-loving child has recently decided, in fact, she does not like meatballs any longer. Or tomato sauce. My husband does not like spaghetti squash.... Full story


Music always soothes the soul

Shown here are Ruth Sandweiss and Stephen Cardonic who performed a beautiful assortment of Chanukah, Yiddish and familiar Jewish tunes to a room filled with engaged people clapping along. Ruth... Full story


Dr. Ken Hanson uncovers the resurgence of anti-Semitism

There is a “new” anti-Semitism in the world, Dr. Ken Hanson stated at a meeting sponsored by the Zionistas on Jan. 17. One could say that anti-Semitism has been in the world since Isaac and Ishmael. It grew in strength throughout Christian... Full story



Donald B. Klein, age 59, of Winter Park, passed away on Sunday, Jan. 15, 2017, at his residence. Don was born in Brooklyn on Oct. 10, 1957, to the late Seymore and Barbara Golub Klein. He and his family relocated to the Orlando area from New York in... Full story



Frances L. Malament, Tzirel Chana bat Henry, age 67, of Altamonte Springs, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at Florida Hospital—Altamonte. Born in Brooklyn on Jan. 28, 1949, she was the daughter of the late Henry and Ruth Schecker Shapiro.... Full story



Dr. Melvin Tresser, age 85, of Orlando, passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, at Hospice of The Comforter in Altamonte Springs. Dr. Tresser was born in Brooklyn, New York, on Oct. 31, 1931, to the late Max and Hannah Levy Tresser. He received his... Full story


Can Israel move toward the 'one-state solution' in the Trump era?

In the aftermath of Secretary of State John Kerry's recent speech defending the United Nations Security Council resolution against Israeli settlements and the Obama administration's refusal to veto th... Full story


American wins Intl. Adult Bible Contest in Jerusalem

(JTA)—In last week’s issue, Heritage ran a story about a married couple who competed against each other in a Bible contest. The husband of the pair, Yair Shahak of New York City, was one of two winners of the International Adult Bible Contest in... Full story


Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Donald Trump, taking office, pledges to put ‘America first’ (JTA)—President Donald Trump promised to put “America first” in his inaugural address, pledging to prevent other countries from taking advantage of the United States and to return... Full story


Britain again breaks rank with Europe-this time over Israel

(JTA)-Two days after delegates from more than 70 nations attended the Paris summit on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, it is clear that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was wrong to label... Full story

 By Ron Kampeas    News    January 27, 2017

In Congress, a new battle emerges: 2 states or not 2 states

WASHINGTON (JTA)—There’s a striking difference between competing bids in Congress addressing last month’s U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Israeli settlements. It’s not that they differ on the United Nations—the two nonbinding... Full story


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