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Robert C. Klein, age 73, of Maitland, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017, at VITAS at Orlando Lutheran Towers. Born in New York City on May 23, 1943, he was the son of the late David and Sylvia Weiser Klein. A college graduate, he came to the... Full story


Obituary - IKE FALLAS

Ike Fallas, age 95, passed away on Friday, May 5, 2017, at Brookdale at Island Lake in Longwood. Ike was born in New York on March 9, 1922, to the late Abraham and Molly Menaged Fallas. He spent his working career in textile manufacturing and... Full story



Peter A. Weisberg, age 61, of Longwood, passed away at home surrounded by his family of Saturday, May 6, 2017. A native of Boston, he was born on Feb. 5, 1956, to Jean Lieberman Weisberg of Delray Beach and the late Robert Weisberg. Peter graduated f... Full story

 By Ben Sales    Features    May 19, 2017

How the Six-Day War changed American Jews

NEW YORK (JTA)-On the morning of June 5, 1967, as Arab armies and Israel clashed following weeks of tension, Rabbi Irving "Yitz" Greenberg sat anxious amid his congregants at daily prayers-fearful... Full story


Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

White House: Trump staffer’s Western Wall comment do not reflect administration policy WASHINGTON (JTA)—Reported remarks by a Trump administration official rejecting Israel’s claim to the Western Wall were “unauthorized” and do not... Full story


French election winner Macron again rules out Palestinian statehood recognition

By Adam Abrams JNS.org As French citizens voted Sunday, their eventual president-elect reiterated previous statements ruling out unilateral French recognition of Palestinian statehood and committing to support for a two-state solution. On the eve of... Full story

 By Ronnie Fein    Features    May 19, 2017

How to make cold borscht

(The Nosher via JTA)-I can't eat borscht that comes from a jar that's been sitting on a supermarket shelf for who knows how long. So sue me. Tell me I'm a snob. I just can't. It's the wrong color,... Full story

 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    May 19, 2017

President-elect Macron and his French Jewish supporters may be on a collision course

PARIS (JTA)-French Jews may have voted en masse for Emmanuel Macron in the final round of France's presidential elections, but that doesn't make him their dream president. Like many other supporters... Full story


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