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Life Care Center embraces Jewish culture for a New Year

On Friday Sept. 5, 10 residents of Life Care Center were treated to an early Rosh Hashanah service led by Program Director Julie Levitt, with volunteer Stephen Wolf accompanying the festivities on...

Bernstein new congregational life coordinator at Temple Israel

President Eric Hoffman is pleased to announce that Susan Bernstein has been hired as Temple Israel's congregational life coordinator. Bernstein brings to Orlando a wellspring of experiences and...

B'nai B'rith disturbed by anti-Israel animosity

B’nai B’rith is troubled that a gathering in Washington, D.C., to support Christians persecuted by radical Islamists has been overshadowed by a display of animosity toward Israel. During the “In Defense of Christians” (IDC) summit, Sen. Ted...

Hands-on High Holiday children's workshop at Temple Israel

The Ritual Committee chairman at Temple Israel, Natan Brener, has announced there will be a hands-on High Holiday workshop for school-aged children and their family members on Sunday, Sept. 21, from 11 a.m.-12:30 p.m. in the Roth Social Hall....

Students for Justice in Palestine arrives on UCF campus

Anti-Semitism is rising at an alarming rate across the United States, especially on college campuses. A group such as Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP) is not interested in engaging in civil conversations with pro-Israel students. They would...

Charles' Challenge

Charles Schwartz, of blessed memory, was a challenging man. On first impression the words many people chose to describe him were often couched in cautious criticism. Reserved. Opinionated....

Popular rabbi's parting shot

When I asked Rabbi Andy Bachman what he plans to speak about in his sermons during this, his last, Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur services as senior rabbi of Congregation Beth Elohim, I thought he would bring up the importance of closing the gap...

Reflections on Rosh Hashanah 5775

As we mark the end of another year with the advent of Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, we pause to take stock of the year that has passed, to learn from ourselves, our experiences and our mistakes as we move forward to build a better future....

The danger of depending on Turkey

By Ben Cohen JNS.org Here’s the good news: the Obama administration has finally grasped that the onslaught of the Islamic State terror group through Iraq and Syria needs to be defeated and destroyed. Sixty-one percent of Americans, according to a...

A century on, we're still at it

Wednesday morning we woke to our neighborhood in the headlines. My inbox included two notes from overseas inquiring about our safety. “Activists” (“terrorists” is on the other edge of the politically correct; “thieves’ or “vandals”...

Should young families have to pay to pray?

NEW YORK (Kveller.com)—Have you heard the one about the young Jewish couple who have a kid while living in a big city and find themselves searching for community around the High Holidays? You know, the couple who decide to pony up for synagogue...

2013/2014 Year in Review

September The Jewish Academy of Orlando celebrated its “Double Chai” anniversary. Rabbi Sharon Barr Skolnik was introduced as the new Hebrew/Judaic curriculum coordinator. The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center opened its art...

KosherFoodieBox delivers kosher trends to foodies' doorsteps

NEW YORK-KosherFoodieBox (www.kosherfoodiebox.com), introduces the tastiest way to discover the latest kosher food introductions without shopping or traveling from store to store. The web-based...

L'Shana Tova from the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida

The Holocaust Center has a long history of cooperating, coordinating and collaborating with a diverse group of cultural, civic and religious organizations in order expand the reach of our mission and ...

Rosh Hashanah greetings from Central Florida Hillel

The Jewish New Year is a time for starting anew, for leaving the past behind us and crafting a better future for ourselves and our community. It is a time for courage when we take a look at...

Year in Review: The highs and the lows of 5774

By JTA Staff NEW YORK (JTA) - Read about the highs and lows of 5774 - and everything in between. September 2013 In his address to the U.N. General Assembly, President Obama says the U.S. focus in...

Jewish Academy of Orlando Rosh Hashanah Message

One of the unique aspects of the High Holidays is that the focus is on the past, present and future all at the same time. We reflect on the year that has just come to an end and ask our family and...

Turner Classic Movies showcases the Jewish experience on film

Since 2006, the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) cable and satellite TV network has hosted “The Projected Image,” a month-long showcase examining how different cultural and ethnic groups have been portrayed on the big screen. At last, after...

Gwyneth Paltrow reportedly converting to Judaism

(JNS.org) Oscar-winning actress Gwyneth Paltrow is "quietly converting to Judaism," The New York Post reported. The outlet's gossip column, Page Six, reported that Paltrow is converting after...

Save the stress: Here's an easy and pleasing Rosh Hashanah menu

(MyJewishLearning.com)-When the Jewish New Year comes around, many people stress for weeks leading up to the holiday and break out their most complicated recipes to impress guests. But when I...

Jewish Federation Rosh Hashanah message

On behalf of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando, we want to express our best wishes to you and your family for a sweet New Year 5775. According to Jewish tradition, Rosh Hashanah is the...

Obituary - MADALEEN KAMENOFF

Madaleen Kamenoff passed away, Tuesday, Sept. 9. She was 88 years old. Madaleen was the daughter of Lillian and Harry Schulman. She was born in Springfield, Massachusetts, and came to Florida with her family when she was 3 years old. She grew up...