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Articles from the November 23, 2018 edition

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Happy Thanksgiving from the Jewish Academy of Orlando

The audience was taken back in time to the days of the pilgrims as Jewish Academy of Orlando kindergarteners performed in the school's annual Thanksgiving show. Each student had a role telling the...

 

Stan Lee dies at 95

(JTA)-Stan Lee, who as one of the masterminds behind Marvel Comics created such mega-popular comic book franchises as Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk and the X-Men, died early Monday morning...

 

An IDF musical concert to celebrate Israel's 70th

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces invites the community to a special performance by the IDF musical ensemble to celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary and 70 years of Heroes and Hope. The...

 
 By Boaz Bismuth    News    November 23, 2018

Florida governor-elect Ron DeSantis: 'I will be aggressive against BDS'

(Israel Hayom via JNS)-If there is one American politician who has made support for Israel a daily agenda item, Florida governor-elect Ron DeSantis is that person. DeSantis, a Republican who for six...

 

Terror attack survivor praises Rescuers Without Borders

Three minutes. That is all the time it took for an Arab terrorist to stab to death Michal Salomon's husband, Elat, his sister Chaya, and father, Yosef. The story of her family's tragedy was covered...

 

Celebrate Chanukah with Congregation Sinai

Congregation Sinai helps the community celebrate all Jewish holidays with special events and services. Congregation Sinai has been serving the Jewish Community of Central Florida since 2003. Numerous...

 

Honor our firemen and celebrate Chanukah at the Great Gelt Drop

Chabad of Altamonte Springs is hosting a grand Chanukah celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Embassy Suites at Cranes Roost Park. There will be hot sizzling latkes, delicious donuts, dreidel giveaways, gelt, children’s...

 

COS Men's Club presents Chanukah Nosh & Learn

The Congregation Ohev Shalom Men’s Club will host a Chanukah Nosh & Learn presented by friends on Monday evening, Dec. 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the home of Desi Rotenberg. This is the second in the Men’s Club’s Holiday Nosh & Learn...

 

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman resigns over opposition to Gaza ceasefire

(JNS)-Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman abruptly resigned his post and removed his Yisrael Beytenu Party from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's governing coalition less than a day...

 

Devastated California Jewish communities fight fire with light

(Chabad.org/News via JNS)—Voices filled with emotion, Chabad rabbis from across California made clear their determination to help people in need while dealing with the ongoing devastation that uncontrollable blazes have wrought on their hometowns....

 

Israel reaches cease-fire with Palestinian terror groups

JERUSALEM (JTA)—Palestinian terror groups in Gaza reportedly have agreed to commit to a cease-fire of hostilities that have seen more than 400 rockets bombard southern Israel in a 25-hour period. Four mediators—Egypt, the United Nations, Norway...

 

Yes, anti-Semitism is a problem again-no, it is not 1939

By Andrew Silow-Carroll (JTA)—My father, whose own father changed his unpronounceable last name to Carroll when he came to America, would often tell a story about job hunting in the late 1940s and 50s. It was only after the interview that the men...

 

Boston Globe defends mobbing of Jewish Republican

When it comes to Jews and Israel, the Boston Globe has a habit of inverting reality in the nastiest ways imaginable. Decades ago, the Globe reported on a Palestinian who had been arrested after the bomb he was making blew up and blinded him....

 

Bernard-Henri Lévy's latest Jewish reflections

(JNS)—In the summer of 1993, I found myself at one of the most unsettling dinner engagements that I have yet experienced. I was a young journalist writing about the war in Bosnia, and a friend of mine in London who was working as an aide to Haris...

 

Viewpoint: Points to ponder-What is good for the Jews?

In light of the recent tragedy in Pittsburgh, I have reflected on my vision of the future of the American Jewish community. These are my “Points to Ponder” ideas to reflect upon for the future survival of the American Jewish community-long term a...

 

An open letter to US Jewry

(JNS)—Who is the most evil: the Nazis or followers of radical Islam, white supremacists or Louis Farrakhan and Linda Sarsour? This is the great American Jewish debate. The not-so-hidden rationale for this passionate debate is to justify loyalty to...

 

It is important to have a minyan

Dear Editor: When my husband recently passed away, I tried to attend minyan every day. I went to the Jewish Academy during the week where I met a number of dedicated people who were there for me. BUT WE DID NOT HAVE A MINYAN EVERY DAY. If we were...

 

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...

 

State Department to reward up to $5 million for key leaders

(JNS)—The U.S. Department of State announced on Tuesday rewards of up to $5 million each for information or identification leading to the capture of the following terrorist figures: Hamas leader Saleh al-Aruri, and Hezbollah leaders Khalil Yusif Ma...

 

How a rabbi saved 4 Torah scrolls from being destroyed in the California wildfires

(JTA)-The death toll and damage continue to rise in California in the wildfires ravaging the state. More than 6,400 homes have been damaged and at least 31 people have been killed, according to CNN....

 

Los Angeles fire races through the heart of a Jewish community

LOS ANGELES (JTA)-The Woolsey Fire, which began late last week and engulfed a massive swath of Southern California, has killed at least two people, burned nearly 100,000 acres and ravaged hundreds of...

 

Scene Around

Happy Thanksgiving... From me, my family and especially from my grandson, ZACHARY, a great guy. He is so kind and helpful to his "aging" granny and also very musically talented. (Forget the aging...

 

ZOA condemns BDS-supporting anti-Israel Cong.-elect Omar

The Zionist Organization of America has condemned the anti-Israel record of newly elected Member of Congress Ihlan Omar and is seeking to alert the public to her record of hostile, anti-Israel extremism. Omar, a Muslim refugee from Somalia, was...

 

Students Supporting Israel: A group for pro-students by pro-Israel students

(JNS)-After Israeli and Armenian flags were torn down and other items were thrown to the ground by anti-Israel protesters at an event in May at the University of California, Los Angeles, the school's...

 

Milano, Messing speak against anti-Semitic ties to Women's March

(JNS)-Actors Alyssa Milano and Debra Messing are being applauded for speaking out against anti-Semitism associated with the Women's March movement, with the former announcing that she will not speak...

 

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