Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

Addition to the Holocaust Center creation

After submitting his letter to the editor about the beginning of the Holocaust Center, Paul Jeser wanted to add something to his letter. The addition was too late for the Nov. 4 issue. Here is, as Paul Harvey used to say, the “rest of the story”:

Hy Lake, Tess and Abe Wise were against the Federation spending local campaign funds settling Russian Jews in Orlando. They believed that Federation funds should only support their settlement in Israel. When the Federation Board voted to fund local settlement, she and Abe, and Hy, decided to give their support of the Jewish community in other ways. …...


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