Heritage Florida Jewish News - Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Articles from the September 9, 2022 edition

Sorted by date  Results 1 - 25 of 34



 By Ron Kampeas    News    September 9, 2022

What's in the new Iran deal, and what's holding it up?

(JTA) - Last week, the chances that the United States would rejoin the Iran nuclear deal seemed higher than they had been in years.  CNN and Reuters reported that Iran had dropped multiple demands...

 

Mikhail Gorbachev dies at 91

(JTA) - Mikhail Gorbachev, the Soviet leader whose reforms, including allowing massive numbers of Jews to emigrate to Israel, changed his country and the world, died at 91. Russian media said...

 

RAISE rises to the top

For the second year in a row, RAISE has been named a top-rated program by GreatNonprofits, the leading platform for community-sourced stories about nonprofits. Being named by this organization means...

 

Celebrities among us

One of the pleasant surprises I receive as Jewish Pavilion program director is meeting a resident who has extraordinary stories to tell of their lives and people they have met or worked with in the past. One of these residents is Marshall Stoltz. He...

 

Insights from The Orlando Senior Help Desk Safety for someone with Alzheimer's

According to the Alzheimer’s Association, six in 10 people with Alzheimer’s disease will wander. Wandering is best described as a tendency to roam or walk around without a clear destination or purpose. For those with Alzheimer’s disease, the...

 

Rosen JCC School Out Days

School schedules don’t always line up with work schedules. This is why the Rosen JCC offers School Out Days for kindergarten – 5th grade. When Orange County Public Schools close for holidays or staff training the Rosen JCC offers a fun...

 

General Mills partially reverses removal of Pillsbury products from Israel

(JNS) — After the Jewish investor network, JLens placed General Mills on its “Do Not Invest” list, it says the conglomerate is partially reversing its decision to remove its subsidiary Pillsbury brand entirely from Israel, months after selling...

 
 By Jacob Henry    News    September 9, 2022

NYPD to increase patrols in Williamsburg due to rise in antisemitic hate crimes

(New York Jewish Week) — NYPD Commissioner Keechant Sewell said in a press conference on Monday evening that the police will increase patrols near synagogues in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, due to an increase in antisemitic attacks happening throughout...

 

Fear of Trump kept Iran in compliance of nuclear deal, says former Israeli security chief

Iranian leaders feared former President Donald Trump, and after the killing of a top Iranian general, Tehran adhered to the terms of the nuclear deal, a former top Israeli national security official said Tuesday. Speaking with Channel 14, Jacob Nage...

 

Celebrate Gorbachev's failure to save the Soviet Union, not his heroism

(JNS) — Mikhail Gorbachev is being hailed as the man who ended the Cold War, broke up the Soviet empire and freed Soviet Jewry. The former leader of the Soviet Union, who died this week at the age of 91, deserves a great deal of credit for those...

 

Israel's control of Judea and Samaria has enhanced US interests

(The Ettinger Report via JNS) — During the October 1994 Israel-Jordan peace treaty ceremony, top Jordanian military officers told their Israeli counterparts that a Palestinian state west of the Jordan River would doom the pro-U.S. Hashemite...

 

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK: Defend our children against drugs!

Recently the Florida Press Association held its annual newspaper contest, and I was pleased to learn that I won second place in the Serious Column category. The article, titled “Substance use disorder is a community problem,” (June 4, 2021), was...

 

Move over Big Brother, 'MUM''s the word

(JNS) — Forget Big Brother, Big MUM is Google’s new tool for suppressing conservatives. MUM, or Multitask Unified Model, was hyped last year as the company’s new machine learning algorithm. MUM had been initially described as an innovative way...

 

Covering up an attack on Jewish worshippers

(JNS) — You didn’t read about it in The New York Times or see the footage on CNN, but last week, yet another Jew walking near a synagogue was brutally beaten by assailants yelling “Kill the Jews!” The mob assault took place on Aug. 26,...

 

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....

 

Israel's pivot away from China towards India signals understanding of US concerns

(JNS) — Under pressure from Washington, Israel appears to be slowly withdrawing from its business relationship with China, while simultaneously building one with India. According to Jonathan...

 

Yeshiva University appeals to Supreme Court

(JNS) — The question of whether America’s oldest Jewish university must recognize an LGBTQ club is now heading to the Supreme Court. New York City-based Yeshiva University filed an emergency request on Monday to stay a lower court ruling that...

 

Food was a comfort for Auschwitz survivors - a new cookbook showcases their recipes - and resilience

(JTA) - Eugene Ginter was 12 days shy of his sixth birthday when he was liberated from Auschwitz in January 1945. Emaciated and alone, Ginter landed first in a hospital and then in an orphanage in...

 

JFS Orlando's Weekly Wellness Corner

Asking for help can be intimidating, but trying to do it all yourself will put you at a higher risk of stress and other health concerns. Very few of us can navigate this world alone. When you feel...

 

A shared Shabbat

This past Friday the residents of The Grove at Trelago celebrated Shabbat with Jewish Pavilion. Sadly, this was Julie Levitt Bain's last scheduled week serving this community. Lauren Sharfstein is...

 

A group of Jews massacred over 800 years ago reveal a secret about Jewish genetics

(JTA) - For nearly a millennium, 17 Jewish children and adults lost to history at the bottom of a well kept a secret about the genetic markers that distinguish Ashkenazi Jews. In 1190, in Norwich, a...

 

This Missouri bagel shop went viral for its Talmud-inspired effort to feed the needy

(JTA) - "Whoever needs, come and eat." That's the quote from the Talmud - the book of Jewish law - that welcomes customers to Goldie's Bagels in Columbia, Missouri, telling them that people who...

 

Milan honored for helping save Jews from concentration camps during Holocaust

(JNS) The city of Milan, Italy, has been named an honorary member of the International Raoul Wallenberg Foundation in recognition of its residents’ efforts to help rescue Jews from Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust. IRWF chairman...

 

Aviv Geffen, icon of Israeli left, apologizes during West Bank concert for denouncing settlers

(JTA) — Israeli rock star Aviv Geffen, a symbol of the country’s left, announced during a recent concert in the West Bank that he regretted his past criticism of settlers living there — whom he had long denounced as obstacles to peace....

 

Page Down

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2021