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Obituary - MIRIAM COHEN

Miriam Cohen, 95, of Lake Mary, Fla., passed away July 19, 2021, at the age of 95. She was born Jan. 28, 1926, in New York. She married Albert Cohen, of blessed memory, in December 1948. She is survived by her three children, Gwen Sloan, Cindy...

 

Obituary - HAROLD L. "HANK" GREENBERG

Harold L. “Hank” Greenberg, MD, passed away peacefully at home in Longwood, Fla., on July 13, 2021. Hank was born on July 16, 1938, in Tampa, Fla., to the late Sam and Rita Stanler Greenberg. He is survived by his loving wife of 28 year, Norma...

 

Obituary - SAMUEL POTTINGER LANCASTER, JR.

Samuel Pottinger Lancaster, Jr., age 74, passed peacefully and surrounded by his family in Lake Mary, Fla., on Tuesday, July 13, 2021. He was born in Sterling, IL, on Aug. 15, 1946. He was the son of Samuel Pottinger Lancaster, Sr. and Margaret...

 

Obituary - HELEN LEWIN

Helen Lewin passed away on July 6, 2021. She was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Jan. 23, 1923, to loving parents Nathan and Annie Blaweiss, the third of four children. She had a happy childhood with a close knit family. On Dec. 6, 1942, she married...

 

Obituary - MARVIN J. SIEGEL

Marvin Siegel, 76 of Orlando, died Sunday, July 11, 2021, at Cornerstone Hospice following a lengthy illness. Mr. Siegel was born on Aug. 13, 1944, in Los Angeles, Calif., to the late Samuel and Rhea (Rosenthal) Siegel, and moved to Orlando in 2004,...

 

Ben & Jerry's boycott ripples through Jewish world, mixed with legal threats

(JNS) — The fallout over the decision by Ben & Jerry’s to no longer sell its products in what the company calls “occupied Palestinian territory,” which includes parts of Jerusalem, immediately rippled throughout the Jewish world, with...

 
 By Ron Kampeas    News    July 30, 2021

How US laws against Israel boycotts could hit Ben & Jerry's

WASHINGTON (JTA) — Ben & Jerry’s decision this week to pull out of an agreement that allowed its Israeli franchisee to sell its product in what the company terms “Occupied Palestinian Territory” has angered some Jewish-owned businesses. But...

 
 By Batya Jerenberg    News    July 30, 2021

NYC mayor boycotts the Ben & Jerry's boycotters, no more Cherry Garcia

New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio told a news briefing Tuesday that he would stop eating Ben & Jerry’s ice cream after the company announced that it was stopping its sales in Judea and Samaria as soon as the Israeli franchise’s license runs out...

 
 By StandWithUs    News    July 30, 2021

Tell Ben & Jerry's to reject hate, reject BDS

Ben & Jerry’s is trying to appease a global campaign of hate called BDS, by cutting ties with its factory in Israel. Extremists are already celebrating this decision and demanding that the company use its socially conscious brand to harm...

 

Malliotakis joins calls to dump Ben & Jerry's

In light of Ben & Jerry’s recent announcement to stop selling their ice cream in Judea and Samaria because of pro-Palestinian pressure, Dov Hikind, founder of Americans Against Antisemitism, spoke with Congresswoman Nicole Malliotakis (NY-...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs

Naftali Bennett’s office clarifies that he did not mean to endorse ‘freedom of worship’ for Jews on Temple Mount By Ben Sales (JTA) — Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett’s office backtracked on his statement claiming that Jews had...

 

Which Israeli athletes have a shot at the Olympic podium?

By Abigail Klein Leichman (Israel21c via JNS) - Israel is sending its largest-ever Olympic delegation of 89 athletes to the Tokyo Olympics set for July 23 to August 8. And we're sending 32...

 

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