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Families of terror victims call for vengeance as new details on Barkan attack emerge

(JNS)—New details of the fatal terror attack against three Israelis at the Barkan Industrial Park on Sunday morning are coming to light as parents of the deceased call for vengeance. “Every terrorist should know he would be executed, and that...

 

Obituary-NEIL CURRIER

Neil Currier, age 55, of Sanford, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2018. Neil was born in Newport, Wales, United Kingdom, on June 8, 1963, to Bryan and Joan Currier. He earned a degree Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University and was a commercial airline...

 

Obituary-RENEE MARILYN FISCHER

Renee M. Fischer, age 88, of Orlando, passed away on Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, at Orlando Regional Medical Center. She was born in Brooklyn on March 10, 1933, to the late Alexander and Ida (Irene) Beck Zuckman. On March 8, 1959, in Brooklyn, she married...

 

Obituary-MARILYN BARBARA FRANKEL

Marilyn B. Frankel, age 70, of Celebration, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018, at her residence. A native of Brooklyn, New York, she was born on Oct.13, 1947. Marilyn received her bachelor’s and master’s degrees from the former Brooklyn...

 

Obituary-BERNARD (BERNIE) KWASTEL

Submitted by his wife, Linda Kwastel Bernard (Bernie) Kwastel, 76, passed away on Sept. 30, 2018. He was born in the Bronx, N.Y. to Rubin and Fayette (Breznick) Kwastel on Dec. 31, 1941. He was married for 53 years to Linda (Hirsch) Kwastel, who...

 

Israel 'almost touched' peace: A director's take on the making of HBO's 'The Oslo Diaries'

(JTA)-On Sept. 13, 1993, exactly 25 years ago, Israeli Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin and PLO Chairman Yasser Arafat were captured shaking hands in a historic ceremony in Washington, D.C., hosted by...

 

How a rabbi got caught up in a Belgian spy scandal

(JTA)—Moshe Aryeh Friedman may be mild-mannered, but the Antwerp rabbi certainly has a knack for publicity. An anti-Zionist activist from New York, Friedman, 47, has been accused—falsely, he has said—of denying the Holocaust during a 2006 confe...

 

Cleveland Browns sign (Jewish) place kicker Greg Joseph

(Cleveland Jewish News via JNS)-The Cleveland Browns have signed kicker Greg Joseph, who played football and soccer at Donna Klein Jewish Academy in Boca Raton, Fla. Joseph, a rookie, was previously...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Association for Israel Studies backs American student detained at Israeli airport (JTA)—The international association of Israel studies scholars is calling on Israel to allow Lara Alqasem, the American student detained at Ben Gurion Airport, to...

 

'Israel's resilience and history inspire us,' says Iraqi Nobel Prize winner

Nobel Peace Prize co-winner Nadia Murad of Iraq is a staunch supporter of Israel and visited the Jewish state last year. On Friday, the Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to Surgeon Denis Mukwege from...

 

Here at home, Christians celebrated Sukkot too

While more than 6000 Christians celebrated Sukkot in Israel, Central Florida Christians celebrated the feast with a replica of the Tabernacle in the Wilderness, also called the Tent of Meeting,...

 

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