Articles from the March 1, 2024 edition

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 By Etgar Lefkovits    News    March 1, 2024

American Christian Media group: Ax usage of 'West Bank'

(JNS) - The head of a prominent group of American Christian media broadcasters urged members in the association to cease using the term "West Bank" when reporting about Israel's biblical heartland....

 
 By Yoram Ettinger    News    March 1, 2024

US, Israel face the mutual threat of Islamic terrorism

(Ettinger Report via JNS) - FBI Director Christopher A. Wray visited Israel on Feb. 14, 2024, meeting with leaders of Israel's Mossad intelligence agency and Israel Police. The goal of the visit was...

 

No ceasefire 'at any price'

(JNS) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu vowed to not cave to international pressure demanding a ceasefire in the war against Hamas. "There is considerable pressure on Israel at home and...

 

PA and Hamas unity deal?

(JNS) — Palestinian Authority Prime Minister Mohammad Shtayyeh submitted the collective resignation of his entire government on Monday, the P.A.’s official Wafa news agency reported, amid talk of a unity deal with the Hamas terrorist org...

 

Fresh from the garden: A holiday feast

Jewish joy is blooming at Temple Israel, and so are the vegetables in the Gan Chesed: Garden of Kindness. Officially installed in October of last year through the generosity of the Magness Family...

 

Glamour for a cause

On Feb. 15, the isles of Dillard's Altamonte Mall were transformed into a runway of compassion and style as over 200 attendees gathered for the annual Jewish Pavilion Fashion Show. This glittering...

 

Open House at the Rosen JCC for Early Childhood Learning Center

The Rosen JCC will be hosting an open house for our Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC). Choosing a preschool for your child is the first step in their education. The Open House will be March 6th 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and...

 
 By Jacob Gurvis    Features    March 1, 2024

Jewish teens are looking at a new factor in their college search: antisemitism

ORLANDO (JTA) — Ethan Smith ranks fifth in his New Jersey high school class, scored high on the SAT and aced a full slate of five Advanced Placement tests last year. On Oct. 1, he submitted his application to a nearby Ivy League school, the U...

 

Knesset votes 99-11 against recognition of Palestinian state

(JNS) — The Knesset plenum on Wednesday voted 99-11 to back the government’s decision to reject any unilateral recognition of Palestinian statehood, amid reports the Biden administration is considering such a move. All coalition lawmakers and mos...

 

IDF to begin probe into response to Oct. 7 attack

(JNS) — The Israel Defense Forces in the coming days will start an internal investigation into the military’s response to the Oct. 7 Hamas-led massacre and the period preceding the cross-border invasion. Army commanders will be leading the pro...

 

63 percent of Israeli Jews oppose Palestinian statehood

(JNS) — Sixty-three percent of Israeli Jews oppose the establishment of a Palestinian state, and most believe terrorism will either stay the same (27.5 percent) or increase (44 percent) should one be created, according to the Israel Democracy I...

 

Which state? Biden's or the Palestinians?

By Mitchell Bard (JNS) - The Biden administration is trying to pressure Israel to accept its idyllic vision of the Middle East by threatening to recognize a Palestinian state. The Israeli government...

 
 By Corie Adjmi    Opinions    March 1, 2024

Jews must tell their own stories in all their complexity

(JNS) — When I was a child, my grandmother called me her “little shiksa.” In Yiddish, shiksa means a non-Jewish woman. This was meant as a compliment. My grandmother was a glamorous woman who knew a thing or two about beauty and fashion. I loved...

 

Michigan Muslims take Biden hostage to save Hamas

(JNS) — While Israeli commandos rescued two elderly men being held hostage in Gaza, Hamas supporters in America were taking an elderly man hostage in Washington, D.C. Hamas may be losing in Gaza, but it’s winning in Michigan. U.S. Rep. Rashida Tla...

 
 By Paul Socken    Opinions    March 1, 2024

Jews dare not despair

(Jewish Journal via JNS) — It is hard not to despair when one reads about the billions of dollars poured into Gaza, where a “Singapore on the Mediterranean” could have been created. Instead, the funds were used to purchase weapons and build tunne...

 

Once again, CNN gives an antisemite a propaganda platform

(CAMERA via JNS) — Her history is so replete with antisemitic rhetoric that multiple governments have condemned her. She doesn’t believe Israel has a right to self-defense. She has legitimized Hamas’s Oct. 7 massacre by claiming that Pales...

 

What's Happening

MORNING MINYANS Chabad of South Orlando — Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. and 10 minutes before sunset; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 8:15 a.m., 407-354-3660. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael — Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m., 407...

 
 By Eliyahu Freedman    News    March 1, 2024

1 killed, 11 wounded in attack on security checkpoint line

(JTA) — At least one Israeli was killed in an early morning shooting attack on the highway leading from the Israeli West Bank settlement of Ma’aleh Adumim to Jerusalem. Eleven others were wounded in the terror attack Thursday morning, one ser...

 
 By Jacob Gurvis    News    March 1, 2024

Jared Armstrong is using basketball to help Israeli children escape the realities of war

(JTA) - Last summer, Jared Armstrong traveled from his adopted home of Israel back to the United States to confront a problem - running basketball clinics across the country in a bid to improve...

 
 By Joshua Marks    News    March 1, 2024

France confirms 45 Israeli hostages received vital drugs

(JNS) — France confirmed that 45 Israeli hostages held by Hamas in Gaza have received urgent medications that entered the enclave over a month ago in a deal brokered by Paris and Doha. The Ministry for Europe and Foreign Affairs’ deputy spo...

 

Spending a Shabbaton in nature

What started as an idea in 2023 for a Temple Israel Men’s Club camping weekend turned into a full Shabbaton held Feb. 2-4, 2024, at Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont. The cabins were comfortable a...

 

Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk: Transportation options for the elderly

The instinct for many older people is to stay at home as long as possible. Even if a person at home has visitors, he or she may still be alone most of the time, especially if he or she no longer drives. One option is to hire a companion care company...

 

Rare limestone box from Second Temple era uncovered in Jerusalem

(JNS) - A rare multi-compartment stone container dating back around 2,000 years has been revealed to the public for the first time at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. The box, carved from soft...

 

Pearl Berg, world's oldest Jewish person and 9th-oldest overall, dies at 114

(JTA) — Pearl Berg, thought to be the oldest Jewish person in the world and the third oldest American, died Feb. 1 in Los Angeles. She was 114. A philanthropist active in her local Hadassah chapter, Berg was married for 58 years to Mark Berg, a b...

 

London police open investigation after Amy Winehouse statue is defaced with pro-Palestinian sticker

(JTA) - A bronze statue of the late Jewish singer-songwriter Amy Winehouse was defaced when a sticker with the Palestinian flag was placed over the statue's Star of David necklace. The management of...

 

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