Articles from the October 5, 2018 edition

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At UN, Netanyahu reveals hidden Iranian nuclear site, secret Lebanon missiles

(JNS)-In his address at the U.N. General Assembly's 73rd session on Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, visual in hand, revealed a hidden Iranian nuclear facility and secret...

 

Harriett Lake's wardrobe lives on in a coffee-table book

Fashion guru Coco Chanel famously said, "Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take at least one thing off." This wasn't anywhere close to what Harriett Lake thought. Her fashion style...

 

SupermanHPV plans to 'smash cancer'

On Sunday, Oct. 7, at Flemings Steakhouse in Winter Park, there will be a "Smashed Cancer" whiskey, wine and beer event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This is a precursor to "Smash Cancer," which is a...

 

Hillel Int'l launches HillelWell

WASHINGTON-Continuing its efforts to adapt to the changing needs of the students it serves, Hillel International, the world's largest Jewish student organization, announced today the launch...

 
 By Paul Jeser    Features    October 5, 2018

Remembering Byron Selber z'l on his 35th Yahrzet

One of the most loved and respected members of Orlando's Jewish community, Byron Selber z'l, passed away at the age of 46 on Oct. 6, 1983. His 35th Yahrzeit will be 29 Tishrei which falls on Oct. 8,...

 

Holocaust Center to offer scholarships for March of the Living

The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida is pleased to announce that it is working with March of the Living, Southern Region USA to award annual scholarships to students from...

 

Stroll down memory lane with COS Seniors

The COS Senior's are hosting its opening event on Sunday, Oct. 7, starting at 2 p.m. sharp. Featured are the dynamic duo of J.T. & Jen who will perform a tribute to the age of the Golden Oldies,...

 

Spotlight on Bill and Adrienne Katz

Often, it is those "unexpected connections" that are made with the residents who are in our local living facilities that are the most rewarding.  Such is the case of a dear couple who reside at...

 

Florida gubernatorial candidate linked to Dream Defenders, whose founder has ties to Palestinian terror group

(JNS)—Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate running for governor of Florida, has associated with the radical left-wing group Dream Defenders, whose founder, Phillip Agnew, has ties to Ahmad Abuznaid, a supporter of the...

 

34 Senate Democrats urge Trump to restore aid to the Palestinians

WASHINGTON (JTA)—Two-thirds of Democrats in the Senate and a third of the entire body signed a letter to President Donald Trump urging him to reinstate assistance to the Palestinians, saying the cuts risk exacerbating tensions in the region....

 

55 House Republicans urge Trump to allow 'Israel' on passports of Jerusalem-born

WASHINGTON (JTA)—A letter from 55 U.S. House of Representatives Republicans to President Donald Trump asks him to direct the State Department to allow U.S. citizens born in Jerusalem to list Israel as their birth country on their passport....

 

The world laughed at Trump, but Iran and its enablers should not

(JNS)—The international community made no secret of its contempt for U.S. President Donald Trump when he spoke to the U.N. General Assembly this week. So it was little surprise that when the president uttered a typical piece of Trumpian...

 

Important new stand against campus anti-Semitism

(JNS)—The U.S. Department of Education’s Office for Civil Rights recently delivered welcome news for Jewish students. OCR reopened a student-backed civil-rights case brought by the Zionist Organization of America against Rutgers University....

 
 By David Brog    Opinions    October 5, 2018

Young activists learned the wrong lessons from the Oslo Accords

LAS VEGAS (JTA)—This summer, America’s Jewish youth rebelled. Or at least a very small minority of them did. But through orchestrated stunts and aggressive marketing, they garnered the headlines they sought. These youth are demanding that Israel...

 

For the sake of Ari Fuld, Malki Roth and countless others

(JNS)—Yet another woman was made a widow on Sept. 16, and another four children were made orphans by the egregious act of a Palestinian terrorist, Khalil Jabarin. The victim, Ari Fuld, had simply been running an errand for his wife in a local...

 

Italy follows US lead in ridding itself of UN madness

(JNS)—I feel a certain perverse pleasure in the fact that Italy is getting a taste of the United Nation’s complete brazenness and double standards now that it has announced that it will send investigators (not “peacekeepers”) in order to...

 

American aid to Israel is a sound investment

(JNS)—Contrary to conventional wisdom, U.S.-Israel relations have outgrown their one-way-street mode, evolving into a mutually beneficial two-way relationship. The United States enjoys a well-deserved, high return on its annual $3.8 billion...

 

What's Happening

MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Call synagogue to confirm time.) 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. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael—Monday - Friday, 7:30...

 
 By Jerry Leibman    News    October 5, 2018

Who are the COS Seniors?

COS Seniors president Who can join? Do I need to be Jewish or a member of Congregation Ohev Shalom (COS)? No to both questions. You do not need to be Jewish or a member of COS. Everyone is always welcome, regardless of religion, affiliation, age, or...

 

Men's Night Out event brings the men of the community together

One of the biggest surprises of last year's Men's Night Out-which is happening again on Nov. 8 at Congregation Ohev Shalom-was the "reunion" that occurred between men who, because of work, different...

 

Kinneret Council on Aging seeks 8 over 80 nominees

The Kinneret Council of Aging’s (KCOA) Annual 8 over 80 Honorary Dinner is designed to recognize area residents who have contributed to the betterment of the Central Florida community. Who will be the newest honorees? On Sunday, March 3, 2019,...

 

Jewish Pavilion High Holidays celebrations

The High Holidays are always extra busy at the Jewish Pavilion. Staff and volunteers went to senior living facilities all over Orlando last month to bring High Holidays celebrations to Jewish...

 

Scene Around

Will it ever end?... (Probably, it will NEVER end!) I read this today and pass it on to you. (Why should I be the only one depressed?): "The Israeli Journal of Foreign Affairs, a publication of the...

 

The 'best football player who grew up in Israel' seeks a spot at US college

TEL AVIV (JTA)-In the summer of 2011, Yuval Fenta saw two guys tossing a football on the beach in Herzliya. He asked to participate. "You're too small," they responded. A dejected Fenta retreated, but...

 

IDF braces for fresh violence on Gaza border, spurred by Hamas

(JNS)—The Israel Defense Forces braced for violent clashes on the Gaza Strip-Israel border on Friday as the “March of Return” national committee urged Gazans to take part in demonstrations and disturbances along the border. Judging by past...

 

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