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Business Update: FASTSIGNS Orlando-Central recognized

FASTSIGNS® of Orlando-Central, a local sign and visual graphics provider, was recognized as a top performing center at the 2018 FASTSIGNS Convention recently held in Houston, Texas. Owned by Renee...

 

Hospice therapy-Jewish music

NEW YORK—It’s a bitterly cold winter morning in Brooklyn, but Brenda, a 101-year-old woman in a Jewish hospice facility suffering from severe short-term memory loss, has a special group of visitors show up in her warm room. Joelle Missry, a...

 

Obituary - LEAH CODRO

Leah Codron, age 72, of Casselberry, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 3, 2018, at her residence. She was born on March 18, 1945, in Salisbury, Zimbabwe, daughter of the late Avraham and Felice Alhadeff Amato. She earned her associates degree and worked...

 

Obituary - ALVIN M. SARNOFF

Alvin M. Sarnoff, DDS, age 93, of Longwood, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 11, 2018, at Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs. Born in New York City on Aug. 30, 1924, he was a son of the late Julius and Martha Sapirstein Sarnoff. He was...

 
 By Ron Kampeas    News    February 23, 2018

Why are Jewish leaders fighting about Qatar? Here's a scorecard

WASHINGTON (JTA)-There's a battle going on among pro-Israel leaders, and it's over Qatar. It's like watching ice hockey players clear the bench for a brawl, only the antagonists are all on the same...

 

Two Israelis nearly lynched in Jenin, saved by PA forces

(JNS)-Two Israeli soldiers who accidentally entered the Palestinian city of Jenin on Monday were attacked by a mob of dozens of young Palestinians who also stole one of their weapons. The two...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Trump negotiators welcome Abbas’ recognition of Jerusalem as holy to Jews WASHINGTON (JTA)—President Donald Trump’s top negotiators welcomed a U.N. speech by Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas that recognized Jerusalem’s holiness...

 

Boston mourns Jewish girl and best friend run down by motorist

BOSTON (JTA)-A synagogue, a Jewish summer camp and the wider Boston community are mourning two teenage best friends who died Feb. 10 after being struck by a car. Talia Newfield, 16, who is Jewish,...

 

One drug could treat Alzheimer's, MS, Crohn's and more

(ISRAEL21c)-Could one drug effectively treat incurable inflammatory diseases such as Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, rheumatoid arthritis and multiple sclerosis as well as neurodegenerative...

 

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