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JEWISH NEWS, JANUARY 16, 2004 PAGE 9 By Gloria Yousha --- Call 407-657-9405 or 407-834-8787 he Donald" Any unaffiliated individual or family wanting more informa- am referring to billionaire DONALD TRUMP, of course! tion on Congregation Sinai, "a modern progressive, egalitarian k twice in fact once in December, 1989, for conservative synagogue," according to Marvin, can contact new) Trump's Taj Mahai Hotel in Atlantic City, JANET BLOOM at 352-242-9181. Sometimes you get a feeling for him again the following year in December, After almost 24 years of writing this column I am no longer at the Taj Mahal. surprised when a young person who excels "right off the bat" with the legendary Jimmy Dorsey Orchestra at continues to make us proud. DAVID WALLSH is one of those young people. never met him personally, but did have the distinction of Now 20 years old, I had the pleasure of writing about David ploy which I understand, is now quite a prize! back in July, 1996, when, at age 12, he was selected over many heard that the next big reality television show will air other young folks to be radio commentator for the Orlando Thursday evening and will be titled The Appren- Jackals, a professional Hockey team. On December 12, 2003, just weeks ago, David was inducted l young men and womenwill compete for the chance into the prestigious Florida Blue Key at the University of in New York City. Florida. week he will evaluate them, remove, replace and Out of a campus with more than 44,000 students, only 43 Lhem until only one remains in his employ, were selected for this honor. lucky person will be the grand prize winner and the That David was among those selected doesn't surprise me. prize" will be a lucrative job working for the Trump He earned membership in the leadership society by serving as Director of Security for both Homecoming and for Gator Growl; Treasurer of Accent (campus speaker's bureau); and serving as Vice President of AEPI fraternity. David also serves on numerous student government committees and plays for the University of Florida men's Ice Hockey Team. , (Hey, David, one of my sons is a fraternity brother of yours!) creator of many of the hit reality shows including MARK BURNETT, is behind this newest show. l jungle setting as in all the Survivor series, according "New York City is the toughest jungle there is!" agree with that.) Apprentice. It should be an interesting twist. ew York City I just returned from a singing My next stop iri a few months is Brazil where CD will be released. ow that our new policy in the States is to photograph and nt everyone visiting our country with a visa, I am sure I will include the same treatment. razil makes a point of giving equal treatment to our to theirs. Can't blame them!) earth, though, are we NOT doing this for our so- Germany and France? better still would be the X-ray body scan that every pass through foreign and domestic before ~r. nothing to hide, you shouldn't object. Course I will wear underwear that is not torn like my se me "in case of an auto accident," she dot .'n think the scan will pick up underwear in a body cavity and see what happens! say? safe, why do they call the airport the terminal?) am depressed. Time for a joke: sense of humor? Do not read further!) waited a long time for a male grandchild. ightedwhen her grand- ~lutely doted on him. birthday she took him to Coney Island. many rides, toys and treats, he told his bubbe that he I" ld she saw no bathroom in the vicinity so she tttle grandson into an alley between two buildings so urinate. ng him simply adorable (as bubbes are known to do) she asiness, "A leiben ahf don petzele. S'hut vert 3pened a window in one of the buildings and "Lady, perhaps you can come up and give me an iS OVer for Chanukah. really wanted was a screamer or a moaner.) aside, Heritage received a lovely letter about a on in Central Florida from MARVIN KOVEL, ee president of Congregation Sinai located in rote: s very similar to a New Year's Eve celebration. Or even, r.ation when the Marlins beat the Yankees in last Year's s Auditorium in quiet downtown Clermont Friday when the members and guests of Sinai celebrated two major events ushering in kah and the beginning of an eight period. for the Congregation however, d the synagogue's first Torah." continues E and MATTHEW COHEN, who dedicated it to the i Levy, Congregation Sinai's first president, donated the Congregation. !00 people were present at the event. In addition clergy from local churches were present in- and Clermont's Mayor HAL TURVILLE. f paraded through and around the auditorium tom person to person. eluded, the people enjoyed eating 1200 Sour cream, applesauce and donuts, typical happy that Marvin decided to write to us. Upon gift of the first Torah for Congregation Sinai, he ~en a living institution and how with t has a soul." HARRIET and DAVID WALLSH David, a graduate of the Hebrew Day School and the Interna- tional Baccalaureate Program at Winter Park High School, now-a-days is a junior at UFwith dual majors in political science and Jewish studies. This month he is in Prague to learn the Czech language and to study Eastern European Jewish History. He is spending the Spring semester at Charles University, which is the oldest university in Central Europe. David will have the opportunity to visit Poland and Hungary and he also plans to perform community service for the Prague Jewish community. To say that David makes his parents, RICK and HARRIET WALLSH, proud of him is surely an understatement! "If they ask me I could write a book" Although I've been meaning to for many years I still haven't written one. But SHEILA WOLFE-CARROLL has! Sheila recently published a book of anthology entitled Treasures: Celebrating Florida Authors. The forward is by DON POYNTER and there are 17 other contributors. Sheila has two short sto- ries, one of which is a letter to our servicemen and women, which she ties in with her past experience. There is a bio of Sheila at the back of the book, among the other contributors. Treasures: Celebrating Florida Authors is a wonder- ful companion to our Florida lifestyle, or to others wishing they were here. SHEILA WOLFE CARROLL (In these winter days of snowstorms and freezing weather, most of the country wishes they were here.) The book can be found at Borders Books and also Books-A- Million bookstores. On line it can be obtained at Buy a copy for yourself and also for your "snowbird" visitors! And one more laugh for the road Once again I warn you. If you have no sense of humor, do not read further! See "Scene Around" on page 10 EWISH NEWS can be purchased at the following locations: OnANCE COUNTY JCC Cascades Florist 851 N. Maitland Ave. 10069 University Blvd. Maitland Orlando Too Jays Cacades Florist 2624 E. Colonial Drive711 N. 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