Articles from the February 28, 2014 edition
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AIPAC/Federation meeting: America's pro-Israel community is strong
On Wednesday, Feb. 19, The American Israel Public Affairs Committee and the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando's Jewish Community Relations Council hosted a community briefing at the JCC Maitland... Full story
Chief rabbi of Ukraine urges Jews to flee Kiev after attack on students
(Algemeiner )-One of Ukraine's chief rabbis, Moshe Reuven Asman, urged Jews to leave the capital city Kiev following a reported anti-Semitic attack on two Chabad yeshiva students in the city last... Full story
Beatles' Jewish manager remembered 50 years after band's American debut
Amid the celebrations and hoopla surrounding the 50th anniversary of the Beatles' arrival in America and their appearance on "The Ed Sullivan Show," the man Paul McCartney called "the fifth Beatle"... Full story
Ben-Gurion researcher may have a cure for Type 1 diabetes
While methods of insulin administration have improved and modes of measuring how much insulin to give are far superior than they were in the 1920s, when insulin was discovered, there have been no... Full story
Last chance to hear Anne Frank's sister speak in Florida
Anne Frank’s stepsister, Eva Schloss, is a Holocaust survivor bringing her message of peace to Orlando. This will be her final appearance in Florida and it will be held at the Rosen Plaza Hotel, 9700 International Drive in Orlando, at 7:30 p.m. on... Full story
UCF students to ride 'vomit comet' courtesy of NASA
ORLANDO-Flying at zero gravity is usually something reserved for astronauts in training, but Conway resident and UCF junior Samuel Benjamin, along with five other UCF students, will get the chance to...
Responding to the J Street challenge
Ever since its founding in 2008, J Street, the liberal Jewish advocacy group, has expended a great deal of time and energy trying to convince American Jews that it is a credible and more ethical alternative to traditional pro-Israel organizations lik... Full story
Judea and Samaria have 'cities,' not 'settlements'
Dear Editor: In regard to the article in the Heritage Feb. 14 issue, about the communities, I would like to know where the funding for Ms. Paiss’ NGO comes from. The communities in Judea and Samaria are part of Israel. The Knesset should annex... Full story
Hadassah reaffirms its commitment to the Hadassah Medical Organization
NEW YORK—In the wake of Hadassah Medical Organization’s announcement that it must restructure, the national board of Hadassah, the Women’s Zionist Organization of America (HWZOA) resolves to help the hospitals emerge from their financial crisis... Full story
Obituary - LILLIAN ELIZABETH BURNSTINE
Lillian (Lil) Burnstine passed away on Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Florida Hospital, Ormond Beach. She was 90 years old. Mrs. Burnstine, prior to her move to Florida 10 years ago, was a lifelong resident of Richmond, Va. She was one of four children... Full story
Obituary - GOLDIE KATZ
Goldie Katz of Napa, California, passed away on Wednesday, Febr. 19, 2014, at Napa Valley Care Center. She was 95 years old. Mrs. Katz was born in Hungary on Aug. 1, 1918, to Morris and Freda Daskal Fink. She worked as the manager of a retail...
Obituary - RABBI MARVIN RICHARDSON
Rabbi Marvin Richardson of East Brunswick, N.J., passed away on Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014, at Florida Hospital—Celebration. He was 61 years old. Rabbi Richardson, a native of New York City, was born on Sept. 10, 1952, to Gerald (Shai) and Ruth Nagel...