Articles from the September 27, 2013 edition
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Where do Jewish federations draw the 'red line' on opinions about Israel?
The “red line” associated with Iran’s nuclear program or Syria’s use of chemical weapons has sparked an ongoing international debate, in which both Israeli and Diaspora Jews have made their... Full story
Arab Knesset member claims Temple Mount for Muslims only
(JNS.org) Arab Member of Knesset Ahmad Tibi (Ra’am Ta’al) said in a televised interview with Arab media that Jews will not be allowed to “contaminate” the Temple Mount and the Al-Aqsa Mosque.... Full story
Colorado flooding wreaks havoc on Yom Kippur observances
DENVER (IJN)—Before the start of Yom Kippur, a flood of historic proportions swallowed Boulder, Colo., and surrounding areas, displacing families, damaging synagogues and threatening services on... Full story
With eyes on neighbors, Azerbaijan and Israel intensify ties
BAKU, Azerbaijan (JTA)—With less than a month to go until presidential elections, the moustachioed smile of Ilham Aliyev stares down at his countrymen from giant posters scattered around this... Full story
Poll: 62 percent of Palestinians say suicide bombing is justified
NEW YORK—A new Pew Research Survey has shown that a large majority —62 percent—of Palestinians justify the use of suicide terrorism. In the words of the Pew Survey, “in some countries, substantial minorities of Muslims say attacks on... Full story
Camp Barney Medintz sets open house in Orlando
Camp Barney Medintz, summer resident camp of the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, will present their annual new musical slide production in Orlando on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at the Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, beginning at... Full story
The Jewish Pavilion establishes 'The Bunny Club'
The family of Bunny Rosen has requested donations in her memory be made to The Jewish Pavilion. The Pavilion is establishing “The Bunny Club” in her memory. The fund will be used to enrich Jewish holiday celebrations in 54 long-term care... Full story
Iran nuclear program diplomacy: Dishonor, war, or both?
By Ben Cohen JNS.org From the brink of war, the Middle East has moved at dizzying speed to the cusp of peace. Or so we are led to believe. The issues at hand are Iran and Syria—and incidentally, there is good reason to feel some relief from that... Full story
For one mother, is decision to 'opt out' a cop-out?
JERUSALEM (JTA)—At a recent kids-included party in Jerusalem, I spent much of the time either on the floor with my daughter Mari or trailing her around to make sure she didn’t eat anything toxic. A successful American journalist living here... Full story
What's Happening - Friday, September 27 - Friday, October 4
MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Call synagogue to confirm time.) Chabad of South Orlando—Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. 407-354-3660. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael—Monday - Friday, 7 a.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m., 407-644-2500. Congregation Chabad Lubavitch of... Full story