By David H. Spalter
Chair JCRC of Greater Orlando 

JCRC reaches out to Central Florida Hillel at Shabbat Dinner

 

February 23, 2024

Last November, circumstance connected the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Orlando and Central Florida Hillel. On Feb. 9, 2024, that connection was solidified in the traditional Jewish manner — over Shabbat dinner.

The connection was, in fact, prompted by shared outrage. In November, local U.S. Representative Maxwell Frost, to the surprise and dismay of the local Jewish community, voted against a congressional resolution condemning the rise of antisemitism on college campuses in the wake of the Oct. 7, 2023, attacks by Hamas terrorists. Representative Frost met with students at Ce...



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