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Articles from the July 22, 2022 edition

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 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    July 22, 2022

Biden makes an appearance at the Maccabiah Games

JERUSALEM (JTA) - Joe Biden became the first U.S. president to attend the Maccabiah Games on Thursday. The audience at the opening ceremony of the 21st Maccabiah games showered Biden with affection...

 
 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    July 22, 2022

Biden and Lapid jointly pledge to deny Iran weapons

JERUSALEM (JTA) - After releasing a joint statement that demonstrates unity on the need to counter the Iranian nuclear threat, U.S. president Joe Biden and Israeli prime minister Yair Lapid gave...

 

Herzog honors Biden

(JNS) - Israeli President Isaac Herzog on Thursday evening welcomed U.S. President Joe Biden at the President's Residence in Jerusalem. Referring to Herzog by his nickname, Biden wrote in the...

 
 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    July 22, 2022

Biden kneels before survivors

JERUSALEM (JTA) - Joe Biden dispensed with both social distancing and the chair arranged for him Wednesday as he embraced two Holocaust survivors, then knelt to speak with them during his first trip...

 
 By Nancy Ludin    Features    July 22, 2022

Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk: Nutrition for Seniors

Nutrition is about eating a healthy and balanced diet so your body gets the nutrients it needs. Nutrients are substances in foods that our bodies can function. They include carbohydrates, fats, proteins, vitamins, minerals, and water. Good nutrition...

 

JFS Orlando's Weekly Wellness Corner

What's your love language? Love languages are different ways of expressing and receiving love. Whether yours is words of affirmation, receiving gifts, physical touch, quality time, or acts of...

 

Anti-antisemitism: Online, offline and what to do about it

Dr. Gunther Jikeli, director of the Institute for the Study of Contemporary Antisemitism at Indiana University will address the question of “Anti-Antisemitism: Online, Offline and What To Do About It” in the Virginia Room on the second floor of...

 

A 'dove of peace' from IsraAID stands with the Ukraine

(JNS) - A large cargo of medical and humanitarian aid was recently collected and delivered to Ukraine by the Israeli international humanitarian aid organization IsraAID and the Chamber of Commerce...

 
 By Cnaan Liphshiz    News    July 22, 2022

Ties between Israelis and Americans are 'bone deep'

TEL AVIV (JTA) — Joe Biden kicked off his 10th trip to Israel — and first as U.S. president — on Wednesday by declaring that the relationship between the two countries is “bone-deep.” Biden told Israeli President Isaac Herzog “I am...

 

US State Department denounces Russia-Ukraine 'de-Nazification' propaganda

(JNS) — In a news release on Monday, the U.S. State Department slammed the Russian government for continuing to compare Ukrainian leaders to Nazis and evoking the Holocaust in its war against Ukraine. The release cited numerous examples of the Ru...

 
 By Batya Jerenberg    News    July 22, 2022

Objection to giving Biden Israeli medal of honor

A major American Jewish organization objected Monday to Israel presenting U.S. President Joe Biden its Presidential Medal of Honor during his visit to the country Wednesday, saying that he does not deserve it. The stated reason for giving the award i...

 
 By Jasmine San    Opinions    July 22, 2022

How biased reporting of Israel impacts Jewish students on campus

(JNS) — The Community Security Trust, an organization in the United Kingdom that prevents and records anti-Semitism, found a worrying spike in anti-Semitic activity last May and June, when some pro-Palestinian campaigners verbally and physically...

 
 By David Suissa    Opinions    July 22, 2022

Has anyone noticed that Israel is becoming a country for humanity?

(Jewish Journal via JNS) — While much of the conversation around Israel revolves around its conflict with the Palestinians, the BDS movement against the Jewish state, Iran’s nuclear threat and political elections that never end, there’s a...

 
 By Mel Pearlman    Opinions    July 22, 2022

A speech without purpose; A policy without impact

On March 26, 2022, with much fanfare and staging in the Polish capital of Warsaw and with the whole world watching, the President of the United States and the leader of the Free World, made a speech which can only be described as, employing the...

 

How the Lanner case still haunts American Jewry

(JTA) — It’s been over 20 years since my predecessor as editor of the New York Jewish Week, Gary Rosenblatt, first exposed the predations of Rabbi Baruch Lanner. His powerful investigation led Lanner’s bosses at the Orthodox Union to issue a...

 

Mr. President, no achievement will make up for an Iranian bomb

(Israel Hayom via JNS) — President Biden, an American president’s visit to our country is always a day of celebration. It is an authentic expression of the sense of closeness between our two peoples and the brave partnership between our two...

 

J Street's leader prefers a failed Palestinian state to the Abraham Accords

(JNS) — On the eve of President Joe Biden’s visit to Israel and Saudi Arabia, Jeremy Ben-Ami, president of the left-wing lobby J Street — which bills itself as “pro-Israel” and “pro-peace”— advised the president to “address the comi...

 

What's Happening

MORNING MINYANS Chabad of North Orlando and Chabad of Altamonte Springs are holding in-person 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....

 

Nine European states reject Israeli designation of Palestinian organizations as terror entities

(JNS) — Nine European governments rejected on Tuesday an Israeli decision to class six Palestinian organizations as terrorist entities. The foreign ministries of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, the Netherlands, Spain and Sweden...

 
 By Andrew Lapin    Features    July 22, 2022

A Jewish girl disguises herself as a Christian to evade the Holocaust in 'My Name Is Sara'

(JTA) – Sara Guralnick Shapiro survived the Holocaust by disguising herself as a Christian and working for a family of Ukrainian farmers. She then went on to live a long and prosperous life as a...

 
 By Julian Voloj    Features    July 22, 2022

How a Holocaust survivor helped make Bayern Munich a soccer powerhouse

(JTA) - In May, the Bundesliga, Germany's top soccer league, concluded its season on what has become a familiar note: the Bayern Munich club won its 10th straight league title, an unprecedented feat...

 

A taste of Youth Aliyah

Hadassah Florida invites the community to experience its Youth Aliyah Villages in Meir Shfeyah and Hadassah Neurim by participating in a virtual program titled "A Taste of Youth Aliyah Children at...

 

Scene Around

My heart hurts ... Exactly three months ago today, my darling dog, Chloe was put down because she had cancer. RIP Chloe. We love you dearly and always will. (She was my darling child as far as I was...

 
 By Jacob Henry    Features    July 22, 2022

Pop artist Peter Max's court battles are a clash between children of Holocaust survivors

(New York Jewish Week) - The latest chapter of the surreal saga over who is making decisions for the aged pop artist Peter Max is pitting two children of Holocaust survivors against each other. One...

 

Israel's favorite no-bake chocolate balls

Kadorei shokolad (chocolate balls) are one of Israel’s most popular desserts. Like many of the world’s most comforting foods, these sweet treats can typically only be found in home kitchens....

 

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