Articles from the January 31, 2014 edition
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Canada will stand by Israel 'through fire and water'
(JNS.org) Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper made history last Monday by becoming the first Canadian leader to address the Israeli Knesset, saying Canada will stand by Israel ''through fire and... Full story
Behind Japanese fascination with Anne Frank, a 'kinship of victims'
AMSTERDAM (JTA)-She speaks only Japanese and is not entirely sure what country she's in, but 18-year-old Haruna Matsui is happy to stand in the rain for an hour with two friends to see the home of a p... Full story
Will AIPAC-Obama sanctions clash dent pro-Israel lobby's clout?
WASHINGTON (JTA)- In previous AIPAC vs. White House dustups, the pro-Israel lobbying group's strategy was to speak softly and let Congress carry the big stick. But in the American Israel Public... Full story
Continuation of adult 'Jews in Politics' courses offered at Beit Hamidrash
The Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando's Jewish Community Relations Committee is pleased to announce a free community adult education initiative focusing on "Jews in American Politics: Advanced... Full story
JNF Women for Israel host a cooking event
Jewish National Fund (JNF) will host A Taste of Israel Cooking Demonstration and Brunch as the second event in their 2014 Women for Israel Campaign year on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 11 a.m. at a private home in Orlando. The event will feature guest speaker... Full story
Lansky and Pollard-good Americans, good Zionists?
Meyer Lansky and Jonathan Pollard are both significant for what they say about US-Israel relations. Lansky was a gangster, a good American, and a good Zionist. He worked his underworld connections in behalf of U.S. efforts in World War II, the... Full story
Illegitimacy clouds John Kerry's Mideast effort
Illegitimacy hangs like smog over Secretary of State John Kerry’s obsessive-compulsive Israeli-Palestinian diplomacy. Even assuming he succeeds in brokering a one-legged peace between Israel and the Palestinian Authority administering the West... Full story
Ohio U. Hillel director: The (Hillel) kids are alright
The Jewish world seems worried about Hillel. “Are you okay?” people keep asking me. Our phones at Ohio University Hillel are ringing with those calling to hear the “real” story, or to leave long-winded diatribes on our voicemail. Reporters... Full story
What's Happening - Friday, January 31 - Friday, February 7
MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Call synagogue to confirm time.) Chabad of South Orlando—Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. 407-354-3660. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael—Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-644-2500.... Full story
Engagement Announcement - Jonathan Mayer and Brenda Cohen
Carol and Marvin Mayer of Longwood, Fla., joyously announce the engagement of their son, Jonathan Everett Mayer, to Brenda Cynthia Cohen, daughter of Joan and Gary Cohen of Valencia, Calif. Jonathan... Full story