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Pope visits Auschwitz... I read this in the current issue of the World Jewish Congress (WJC) Digest and pass it along to you: "WJC President Ambassador RONALD S. LAUDER hailed Pope FRANCIS' visit on J...

 

Seniors and students sound the shofar

Seminole County seniors and students had a 'blast' at various Rosh Hashanah programs with Jewish Pavilion staff and volunteers. Rabbi Maurice Kaprow sounded the shofar recited the blessings and...

 

Seeking Kin:Seeking Kin The rabbi pleaded for mourners on Facebook. Here's what happened.

The "Seeking Kin" column aims to help reunite long-lost friends and relatives. BALTIMORE (JTA)-The 30 or so people assembled at a shaded gravesite on a cloudy, early Friday morning probably didn't...

 

Obituary - MARJORIE CLAIRE DEUTSCH

Marjorie C. Deutsch, age 96, of Longwood, passed away on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Spring Hills Assisted Living Facility in Lake Mary. Born in New York City, on June 24, 1920, to the late Louis and Evelyn Berger Feldman, she was the widow of the...

 

Obituary - RICHARD ALLEN GAIR

Richard A. Gair, age 70, of Longwood, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 4, 2016, at Florida Hospital-Winter Park. Richard was born in Bronx, New York, on April 9, 1946, to the late Nathan and Miriam Altman Gair. A teacher, he was a graduate of Rowan...

 

Obituary - SHIRLEY MELTZER

Shirley Meltzer, age 91, of Oakmont at Lake Mary, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2016, at Florida Hospital—Altamonte. Born in Bronx, New York, on Jan. 5, 1925, to the late Irving and Rae Silberstang Hertz, she was a homemaker and the widow of...

 

Obituary - ADELE JEAN MICKENBERG

Adele Mickenberg, age 96, of Winter Park, passed away on Sunday, Sept. 30, 2016, at Life Care Center of Orlando. A native of New York, she was born on March 29, 1920, to the late Chester and Marguerite Dunn Ossusky. Adele was educated in New York...

 

Obituary - SANDRA M. RESNIK

Sandra Resnik, age 74, of The Villages, passed away unexpectedly at her home on Thursday, Sept. 27, 2016. A native of Cleveland, Ohio, she was a graduate of Miami University of Ohio and worked for many years as an insurance agent. She was a...

 

Obituary - HANS BEN ZEEV STOCKNOPF

Hans Ben Zeev Stocknopf, (Hanan Ben Zeev), age 87, of Oakmont at Lake Mary, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2016, at Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs. He was born in Vienna, Austria, on April 27, 1929, to the late Zeev and Claire...

 

Obituary - ROBERT IRWIN WEISSMANN

Robert I. Weissmann, age 86, of Longwood, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2016, at Cornerstone Hospice at Orlando Health. Born in New York on Jan. 7, 1930, to the late Joseph and Margaret Heller Weissmann, he was a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of...

 

A French survivor seeks honors for his Rosh Hashanah rescuers

(JTA)-For Jews all over the world, the High Holidays are a time for closure and new beginnings. Not for Jacques Stuzalft, an 84-year-old Holocaust survivor from France. Haunted by his experiences on t...

 

In Jerusalem, a chance encounter with my deceased mother

JERUSALEM (JTA)—When I moved from the U.S. to Israel, I expected to feel closer to my Jewish roots. But I didn’t expect to feel closer to my mother. This is not a place I associate with her—at least it wasn’t until I had a chance meeting...

 

Weekly roundup of world briefs from JTA

Israel suspending ties with UNESCO following vote that denies Jewish connection to Jerusalem (JTA)—Israeli Education Minister Naftali Bennett said Israel would suspend its cooperation with UNESCO because of the U.N. agency’s decision to ignore...

 

Bob Dylan and Philip Roth bring it all back home

(JTA)-As a fan who runs the "Bob Dylan: Tangled Up in Jews" website, I should be ecstatic at the Nobel Prize in Literature awarded to the writer whose words have been the soundtrack to my life since...

 

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