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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, JANUARY 17, 2014 l.,;raeli ,00rabs object tip rule in Triangle swap By Joshua Levitt The Algemeiner Israeli-Arabs and their representatives in the Knes- set refuse to consider a ter- ritory swap backed by U.S. negotiators at the Israel-PA peace talks, which resumed in Jerusalem, according to Israeli press reports. The swap would see Is- rael cede sovereignty over 10 towns, home to 300,000 Israel i-Arabs, along the Green Line, in an area called the Triangle, to the Palestinian Authority in exchange for a similar amount of land devel- oped by Jewish settlers. Deputy Speaker of the Knesset MK Dr. Ahmed Tibi, founder of the Arab Move- ment for Change Party, Ta'al, said, "This is a bizarre pro- posal which relates to Arab citizens as chess pieces that can be moved and changed. Once we feared for our nation- hood and now we fear for our citizenship." A senior Israeli source involved in the peace talks told Ma'ariv that the Tri- angle proposal was being raised "in discussions be- tween Israel and the United States over the issue of land swaps." According to the source, the idea has become more widely discussed be- cause of the U.S. effort to advance talks, Ma'ariv said. "Many senior officials on the Israeli side agree with the exchange of territory and population, and the Americans know it's a possible solution," he said. The Triangle, HaMesh- ulash, in Hebrew, or al- Muthallath, in Arabic, is split between the Central and Haifa Districts of Israel, in the eastern Plain of Sharon, in the Samarian foothills. Its geography, made it important for Israel militarily, and it was awarded to Israel officially in the 1949 Armistice Agree- ment as part of a swap, with Transjordan receiving Wadi Fukin, in the southern hills of Hebron. Internally, the Triangle has developed economically under Israeli sovereignty, while it is split politically, with three towns surrounding the small city of Umm al-Fahm, around the lush Wadi Ara, in the north, being separate from the five surrounding towns around Taibe, in the south. Israeli-Arab MK Dr. Afu Agbaria, from the Demo- cratic Front for Peace and Equality Party, Hadash, a resident of Umm al-Fahm, told Ma'ariv, "Citizens in a democracy are not pawns or hostages in the hands of the government." While Agbaria is not known as a friend to Israel--in 2010, at the Eu- ropean Parliament, he called for Israeli leaders to be tried at the International Criminal Court, and accused Israel of attacking "its neighbors and its Arab citizens non- stop" during its 62 years of existence--local polls show that most Israeli-Arabs in the Triangle also still prefer being Israeli citizens to the alternative. In 2000, when the Triangle proposal was first put forward by current Israeli Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieber- man, a survey conducted by Israeli-Arab weekly Kul al- Arab among 1,000 residents of Umm al-Fahm, found that 83 percent opposed transfer- ring their city to Palestinian Authority rule. OB .AR ES ALYCE SHAMES Alyce Shames of Orlando, passed away on Friday, Jan. 3, 2014, at Florida Hospital - Orlando. She was 91 years old. Mrs. Shames was born in Detroit, Mich., on Feb. 3,1922, to the late Max and Bessie Bean Greenfield. A college graduate, she was a school librarian. Mrs. Shames was the widow of the late David Shames and a long- time member of Congregation of Reform Judaism. She is survived by her daughters, Janice and Linda. Graveside funeral services were held at Ohev Shalom Cemetery with Rabbi Steven Engel officiating. Arrange- ments entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. CHARLES B. SIGAL Charles Sigal of Statesboro, Ga., and Charleston, S.C., passed away on Monday, Dec. 30, 2013, in Statesboro. He was 71 years old. An Orlando native, Mr. Sigal, "Charlie," was born on Nov. 15, 1942, to the late Frank and Sarah Brecker Sigal. Immediately following high school graduation he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force and served for eight years, earning numerous medals and commendations. While in the service, he met the former Diana Burckhardt, whom he married in 1970 in Tampa. Following his discharge, he became a manufacturer's rep in the food industry. He and Diana lived on Long Island and South Carolina, among other places, during his career. As a result of inju- ries he sustained during the Viet Nam Era, their dreams of an active retirement were cut short as Charlie's health deteriorated. He is survived by his wife of nearly 44 years, Diana; his brother, Roland, of Daytona Beach; and his father-in-law, Dale Burke (Joann) of Spar- tanburg. Graveside services, with full military honors, were held at Ohev Shalom Cemetery with Rabbi Arnold Siegel officiating. The family requests memorial contribu- tions to Homes for Heroes Foundation, 9210WBroadway Ave., Suite 615, Minneapolis MN 55445. Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. JUDITH STERN Judith Stern of Orlando, passed away on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at Baptist Hospital in Miami. She was 79 years old. Mrs. Stern was born in Chicago, Ill., on Sept. 6,1934, daughter of the late Max and Esther Mestechkin. A true woman of valor, she and her husband, Allan Stern (of blessed memory) raised their family in Rockford, Ill., Sudoku (see page 14 for solution SUD )KU H EIR A N R ElM Answers from 01/10/2014 HI DII AI EI MI ,.., , , -'--',' IAIDIGIEIAII NI IMIEINIT Ai pi J RI AI HI AI MI VI All IEILILIIINI00 ILIAIIIN IElllZlllOIJ VII AI before relocating to Orlando. The Sterns were married for 55 years. Judy was a devoted wife to Allan; a loving mother to her children, Marcia and Rabbi Nathan Langer; Marilyn and Honorable Kevin Emas; and Mathew and Amy Stern. She was an adoring Oma to her grandchildren, Joey and Philip Langer; Ra- chel, Erica and Sam Emas; and Brandon and Alexandra Stern. She was a moth- erly aunt to the Abramovitz, Lauer, Shayne, Shore, Stern and Weiss families. Mrs. Stern was a lifetime member of Hadassah and an active member of Congrega- tion Ohev Shalom. Graveside funeral services were held in Chicago. Con- tributions in her memory may be made to Congre- gation Ohev Shalom, 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland 32751 or to Ha- dassah. We all say "ditto." Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. DAVID WALLMAN David Wallman of Kissim- mee, passed away on Friday, Dec. 27, 2013, at Consulate Health Care of Kissimmee. He was 90 years old. Mr. Wallman was born on July 15, 1923, in New York City, to the late Joseph and Jennie Fishler Wallman. Following high school he entered the United States Marine Corps are served in the Pacific Theater receiv- ing a Citation and Letter of Commendation from the Commanding General for his outstanding service. Following his discharge he attended college, becoming an electronics engineer. In 1979, he and his wife, the late Muriel Wallman who passed away in 1996, relocated to the Greater Orlando area from Long Island. Mr. Wallman is survived by his daughters, Susan, Mindy and Lynn; and two grandchildren. Arrange- ments entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. you could save 28%" Call 1-866-929-9071 fo see how much you could rove on car insurance. ,'J(honQl QverQqe or u(l w,s bo;ed o dQlo Esronce between) tZ/1/]! {)l J 4/30/32 ..... :, .......... . ..................................................................... on Allstate'compony 5 6 97 1287 2 5 4 3 9 2 8 3 6 1 6943 67 6 1  StatcI omt N,lcdia Fill in the blank squares in the grid, making sure that every row, column and 3.by-3 box includes all digits 1 through 9. PAG E 7A Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory Orlando Weekday Morning Minyan (Conservative/Egalitarian), services Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m. (9 a.m. - national holidays); 2nd floor Chapel - Jewish Academy of Orlando; 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland. For information call 407-298-4650. Celebration Jewish Congregation (R), services and holiday sched- ules shown at www.JewishCelebration.org; 407-566-9792. Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando (0), 39 Skyline Drive, Suite 1017, Lake Mary, 407-878-3011, www.jewishorlando.com; services: second Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m.; every Saturday at 10 a.m. Chabad of South Orlando (O), 7504 Universal Blvd., Orlando, 407-354-3660; www.jewishorlando.com; Shabbat services: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; services, Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. Chabad of the Space & Treasure Coasts (O), 1190 Highway A1A, Satellite Beach, 321-777-2770. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael/Chabad (O), 708 Lake Howell Rd., Maitland, 407-644-2500;www.chabadoflando.org; services: Sunday, 9 a.m.; Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.; Shabbat services: Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Family service, 4th Friday of the month. Congregation Bet Chaim (R), 426 Lakeport Cove, Casselberry, 407-830-7211; www.betchaim.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; 2nd Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m. at Savannah Court in Maitland. Congregation Beth Am (C), 3899 Sand Lake Road, Longwood, 407-862-3505; www.congbetham.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth El (C), 2185 Meadowlane Ave., West Melbourne, 321-779-0740; Shabbat services, 1st & 3rd Friday, 8 p.m.; 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth Emeth (R), 2205 Blue Sapphire Circle, Orlando, 407-855-0772; Shabbat service: monthly, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel (Rec), Collins Resource Center, Suite 303, 9401S.R. 200, Ocala, 352-237-8277; bethisraelocala.org; Shabbat service, second Friday of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Sholom (R-C), 315 North 13th St., Leesburg, 352-326-3692; www.bethsholomflorida.org; schedule of services on website. Congregation Beth Shalom (Progressive Conservative), Orange City congregation holds services at 1308 E. Normandy Blvd., Deltona; 386-804-8283; www.mybethshalom.com; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation B'nai Torah (C), 403 N. Nova Rd., Ormond Beach, 32174, 386-672-1174; www.mybnaitorah.com; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation Chabad Lubavitch of Greater Daytona (O), 1079 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, 386-672-9300; Shabbat services Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation of Reform Judaism (R), 928 Malone Dr., Orlando, 407-645-0444; www.crjorlando.org: Shabbat services, 7 p.m. 1st Friday; 8 p.m., 2nd and 3rd Fridays; 6 p.m., 4th and 5th Fridays; Saturday: 10 a.m. Congregation Mateh Chaim (R), P.O. Box 060847, Palm Bay, 32906, 321-768-6722. Congregation Ohev Shalom (C), 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland, 407-298-4650; www.ohevshalom.org; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.; Junior Congregation., 10:00 a.m. Congregation Or Chayim (Rec), Leesburg, 352-326-8745; egrae@ hotmail.com; services last Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at vari- ous private residences. Congregation Shalom Aleichem (R), 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd., Kis- simmee, 407-935-0064;www.shalomaleichem.com; Shabbat service, 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Sinai (C/R), 303 N. S.R. 27, Minneola; 352-243- 5353; congregationsinai@cfl.rr.com; services: every Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Healing Service, first Friday of the month, 7 p.m. Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation/Ohalei Rivka (C), 11200 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando, 407-239-5444; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Temple Beth El (R), 579 N. Nova Rd., Ormond Beach, 386-677-2484. Temple Beth Shalom (R), P.O. Box 031233, Winter Haven, 813- 324-2882. Temple Beth Shalom (C), 40 Wellington Drive, Palm Coast, 386- 445-3006; Shabbat service, Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. Temple Beth Sholom (C), 5995 N. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, 321-254-6333; www.mytbs.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 5:50 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Minyan, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10:00 a.m. Temple Beth Shalom (R), 1109 N.E. 8th Ave., Ocala, 352-629-3587; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Torah study: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Temple B'nai Darom (R), 49 Banyan Course, Ocala, 352-624-0380; Friday Services 8 p.m. Temple Israel (C), 50 S. Moss Rd., Winter Springs, 407-647-3055; www.tiflorida.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday 9:00 a.m. Temple Israel (R), 7350 Lake Andrew Drive, Melbourne, 321- 631-9494. Temple Israel (C), 1400 S. Peninsula Ave., Daytona Beach, 386- 252-3097; Shabbat service, 8 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. Temple Israel of DeLand (R), 1001 E. New York Ave., DeLand, 386-736-1646; Friday Shabbat service, 7 p.m. Temple Shalom (formerly New Jewish Congregation) (R), 13563 Country Road 101, Oxford, 352-748-1800; www.newjewishcongrega- tion.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; last Saturday of the month, 9:30 a.m. Temple Shalom of Deltona (R/C), 1785 Elkcam Blvd., Deltona, 386-789-2202; Shabbat service; 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. Temple Shir Shalom of Oviedo (R) Services held in the EPICenter at University Carillon United Methodist Church, 1395 Campus View Court, Oviedo, 407-366-3556, www.templeshirshalom.org; Shabbat services: three Fridays each month, 7:30 p.m. Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora (T) Mount Dora, 352- 735-4774; www.tcomd.org; services: second and fourth Fridays and Saturday of the month. (R) Reform (C) Conservative (O) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist