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Need Senior advice? Call the Orlando Senior Help Desk

The Jewish Pavilion's Orlando Senior Help Desk is a free information and referral service for seniors of all faiths and their family members. "When family members call us, they are often in a crisis;...

 

Scene Around

Very Disturbing... I recently received a letter from ALAN KORNMAN about (I repeat) a very disturbing happening at Lake Eola in downtown Orlando. I pass it along: “The Young Democrats of Orange County and Council on American-Islamic Relations...

 

Planting friendships and shared celebrations

Tu'BShevat was celebrated with the residents of Brookdale Island Lake in Longwood and the 5th graders of Congregation Ohev Shalom of Orlando. Such heartfelt visits and celebrations are shared with...

 

Water-saving device clinches first prize for Robotics

A promising, prize-winning electronic device designed to save water has been conceived, designed, programmed and produced in Israel. A search for the inventors' boardroom and laboratory leads not to...

 
 By Sean Savage    News    February 16, 2018

Why is Ireland the most anti-Israel country in Europe?

(JNS)-The Irish and Jewish people share a common history of suffering cruel persecution and achieving national redemption against immeasurable odds. But today, modern Ireland is one of Europe's...

 

Ohev Shalom Men's Club's annual World-Wide Wrap

The Super Bowl was not the only big event on Super Bowl Sunday this month. Once again, the Men’s Club of Congregation Ohev Shalom—like its brother organizations throughout the United States and beyond, under the auspices of the Federation of...

 

The youngest Schindler's list survivor is still telling her story

NEW YORK (JTA)-Eva Lavi's earliest memories are of the Holocaust. She remembers how her mother made her hide outside in below-zero weather, clutching a standing pipe, as Nazis searched her home in...

 

Germany recognizes Algerian Jews as Holocaust survivors

NEW YORK (JTA)-Nearly 80 years after being persecuted by the Nazi-allied Vichy French government, some 25,000 elderly Algerian Jews are being recognized for the first time as Holocaust survivors by th...

 

Everyone loved this French-Muslim singer's Leonard Cohen cover-Then they read her Facebook posts

(JTA)-In a deeply divided nation that is still reeling from a toxic presidential election last spring, as well as jihadist and racist attacks, Mennel Ibtissem's performances offered a rare vision of...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Republican Jewish Coalition chairman says its members are ‘thrilled’ with Trump (JTA)—The chairman of the Republican Jewish Coalition said its members are “thrilled” about the performance of President Donald Trump, especially with his...

 

Poland isn't the only country trying to police what can be said about the Holocaust

(JTA)-In 2015, Ukraine's president signed a law whose critics say stifles debate on the historical record of World War II and whitewashes local perpetrators of the Holocaust. Law 2538-1 criminalized...

 

PACE to Palestinians-stop funding terror

A Knesset delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe was successful in softening the language of a resolution denouncing the US’ recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and Israeli construction in the “occupied...

 

Summer camps offer kids an immersion in Israel's tech prowess

CHICAGO (JTA)-Sam Rosen, a 10-year-old Minecraft player, builds virtual castles at his computer and protects himself from monsters. His mother, Carrie, a high school math teacher, knows the game...

 
 By Ben Sales    News    February 16, 2018

Orthodox Union will not penalize synagogues that already have women clergy

NEW YORK (JTA)-The Orthodox Union will not penalize its member synagogues that already employ women as clergy, but it has reaffirmed a policy that prohibits other synagogues from hiring women in...

 

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