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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, FEBRUARY 23, 2018 PAGE 9A By Gloria Yousha--Call 407-657-9405 or gloriayousha@gmail.com Wow! Go figure I recently watched the open- ing ceremony of the Olympic Games in South Korea. I've seen many Olympic ceremo- nies in my long life, but this one was by far, the best! It was perfect in every way and I was especially thrilled to see team USA and, of course, team Korea, made up of both North and South Koreans marching into the stadium together and learning that they will be competing as one. I must mention that a weird thing happened as I was watching one of my deceased husband's T-shirts, kept folded in a plastic bag, slipped down to the floor from the high shelf where all the polos and T's are kept, each in plastic bags. On occasion (and because they are Yours Truly in late spouse's Korean War t-shirt. kept in slippery plastic bags) one tends to slide off the shelf and onto the floor. But this time, when I went to pick it up and put it back, it was a shirt I hadn't seen in many years. (See photo) Talk about coincidence, or was it? Anti-Semitism in the USA Following a recent series of anti-Semitic and racist incidents across the United States, the World Jewish Congress North America, issued astatement expressing deep concern and stress- ing that these attacks on Jewish and other sites are "intended to instill fear in our community and in those of other minorities." They do appreciate the response of local law enforcement in taking these incidents seriously and pursuing those who seek to harass the Jewish community. People must remain united in the face of intolerance. (If you see something, say something!) Okay, f'mally, MY COOKIES!! The Congregation Ohev Shalom Seniors will hold their next LISA KAPLAN. He is a senior at Lyman High School, an Eagle Scout and regular Shabbat Torah reader. (You'll be singing and dancing to this show and frankly amazed at how Robert and his fellow high schoolers play au- thentic Klezmer. This show is for everyone and everyone will pay the same reduced admission price of $5 per person. This includes a com- plimentary nosh (and my cookies!). For further information, contact COS Seniors co-presidents, BERNYRAFF, 407-767-6763 or JERRYLEIBMAN, 407-694-0546. (See you there BUT DON'T EAT MY COOKIES!) JCC 39ers Meet & Mingle Mondays On Feb. 26, in the Roth Family Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando, on Maitland Avenue, there will be a "Trivia Contest" presented by SHELDON BROOK. The program starts at I p.m. and is always followed by com- plimentary refreshments. (They also have my cookies, vanilla macadamia LEAVE THEM ALONE!!!!) A reminder On Sunday, Feb. 25th, the Altamonte Chapel's Jazz Jam, will feature the fabulous Kid Dutch and his musicians paying tribute to New Orleans jazz and Mardi Gras. The program goes from 12:30-2:30 p.m. and the requested donation is $10. Our own talented ALAN ROCK is emcee. The Altamonte Chapel is located at 825 East SR 436 in A1- tamonte Springs. The phone number is 407-339-5208. Shout-Out Talk abmt perfection when it comes to serving techniques (and good-boks), kudos go to ALEX RAMBO and STEPHANIE EVANS, manbers of the wait-staff at Steak 'N Shake on Semo- ran Blvd jtst south of Aloma Avenue, Winter Park. We came in with abcut a dozen people, making noises at the same long table and Xlex and Stephanie stayed calm (and even smiled) while serving us! One for the road Maurice is in hospital and knows he is dying. As he lies in bed in his private room, struggling to breathe, his family and children around him, he starts to talk very quietly. "Freda," he whispers. me ting on Sunday, March 4, starting at 2 p.m. in the synagogue "Yes dea; what is it?" Freda says. social hall, 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland. Not only "i want you should know something before I die. Harry is rather a special show featuring a fantastic the butcher owes me $100; Levine the pharmacist owes me sef ec'e 'i z ef rnusicaifeStiVaI. . (and my co0kiesr) $400; and our nextdoor neighbor Moishe owes me $600 and The musicians, known as Robert Kaplan's White Glove the return of my lawnmower. Don't let them off, will you?" Kl /zmer Orchestra, including a female vocalist, is for all ages "Of course I won't, darling," Freda replies. not j ust for seniors. Freda turns to her children and says, "Oy, what awonderful man (If you don't know what Klezmer music is, let me explain.) your father is. Let this be a lesson to you all - even though he's Klezmer is a musical tradition of Ashkenazi Jews of Eastern dying, he still knowswho owes him money. What a mencsh he is." Europe dating back to around the 15th century. Klezmer mu- Maurice then finds some strength to say a bit more. "Freda, sic is made for dancing and celebrating. Freylekhs, Skotshne, I want you also to know that I still owe Bernard, my cousin, Halaka, Khosidi and the Hora are just some of the dances to $1,700 of the $5,000 he lent me 3 years ago." Klezmer music. (It's no wonder I feel happy when I hear it!) ',Oyvay,"criesFreda,"it'snearlytheendformyMaurice--he's ROBERT KAPLAN is the son of COS members, HOWARD and getting delirious." can be purchased at the following locations: ORANGE COUNTY JCC, 851 N. Maitland Ave Maitland JCC South, 11184 South Apopka-Vineland Rd Orlando Kinneret, 515 South Delaney Ave Orlando SOJC, 11200 S. Apopka Vineland Rd Orlando Brown's NewYork Deli, 156 Lake Ave Maitland Most Publix Supermarkets All Winn Dixie Supermarkets SEMINOLE COUNTY Heritage News, 207 O'Brien Rd Fern Park Barnes and Noble Booksellers, 451 E.Altamonte Dr. Suite 2317,Altamonte Springs & 1260 Oviedo Marketplace Blvd Oviedo Bagel King, 1472 Semoran Blvd Casselberry Kosher Kats, 744 W. 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Osceola Pwy (522), Kissimmee Lower East Side Deli, 8548 Palm Parkway, Lake Buena By Gabe Friedman A few months ago, the on a neo-Nazi murder story Jewish actor was considered and won a Golden Globe in (JTA)--If one thing jumps a shoo-in for the best actor this category, didn't makethe out about the nominations category. His comedic per- final Oscar list either. for the 90th annual Academy formance in "The Disaster Surprise! Two Jewish Awards, it's the lack of big Artist"asTommyWiseau, the industry legends are Jewish headlines to be plucked eccentric (that word might be nominated yet again. from them. "The Shape of generous) director of the real Yes, Daniel Day-Lewis has Water," Guillermo del Toro's film "The Room"--considered won the best actor award latest fantasy-tinted film, by some to be the worst film three times already--but he about an amphibian crea- of all time--was almost uni- announcedlastyearthatheis ture housed in a government versally hailed by critics. He retiring, so this might be our laboratory, led the pack with won a Golden Globe for the last chance to see the Jewish 13 nominations, role earlier this month. But actor grace us with his pres- Nevertheless, here are the less than two weeks ago, the ence at an awards night. The Jewish nominations and sto- Los Angeles Times published iconic method actor is nomi- rylines from another year of anarticlewithaccountsoffive nated for his performance great cinema: womenwhoaccusedFrancoofin Paul Thomas Anderson's "Call Me By Your Name" sexual misconduct. While the "Phantom Thread," in which gets four nominations, best actor category is loaded heplays a famous dressmaker. "Call Me By Your Name" is with talent this year (from Steven Spielberg's latest the biggest Jewish triumph in Denzel Washington to Gary film, "The Post"--a drama this year's nomination slate. Oldman), multiple headlines about the Pentagon Papers The film, an adaptation of called Franco's exclusion a starring perennial Spielberg Egyptian-born Jewish novelist response to the misconduct collaborator Tom Hanks--is Andre Aciman's book of the reports--and a snub. up for best picture. That same name, traces a romance Israel's best film didn't seemed inevitable, butthe one between two young Jewish make the cut. relative surprise here is that men in 1980s Italy and is full "Foxtrot," an Israeli drama Spielberg didn't get another of Jewish themes. It garnered about the aftermath of a c vetedbesdirect rn mina- nominations for best picture, military tragedy, hadbeen on tion. He passed over for leadactor(Timoth eChalamet, the shortlist for best foreign talented mwcomers Greta who is Jewish), adapted screen- language film afterwinning a Gerwig and Jordan Peele, in play and best original song prestigious prize at lastyear's addition todelToro, Anderson ("Mystery of Love," written by Venice International Film and Christopher Nolan (for indie rocker Sufjan Stevens). Festival, stoking hopes for "Dunkirk"). Was James Franco what could have been Israel's It was another good snubbed after #MeToo first Oscar win. "In the Fade," year for a pair of Jewish backlash? a German drama that centers composers. Sudoku (see page 14 for solution SUDOKU Frazer Harrison/Getty Images Timothee Chalamet, the Jewish actor up for best ac- tor this year, shown at the Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles, Jan. 21, 2018. For the prolific Jewish composer Hans Zimmer, 2017 was business as usual. He wrote or co-wrote scores for three films, including one for "Dunkirk" that earned him an Oscar nod. Benj Pasek, one half of the musical duo behind the score for the Broadway hit "Dear Evan Hansen" and the lyrics of"La La Land," added to his rapidly growing leg- end with a nomination for best original song for "This is Me" from "The Great- est Showman"--a musical about P.T. Barnum. 4 7 3 6 The supporl you need to find quality SENIOR LIVING SOLUTIONS A Place for Mom has helped over one million families find senior living solutions that meet their unique needs. There's" no cost lo you/ CALL (855) 439-6734 aPlace rMom ! We're paid by our partner communities 62 3 3 1 9 8 8 4 4 3 9 5 8 4 2 2 4 5 1 9 1 2 3 row, ~, StatePoint Media Fill in the blank squares in the grid, making sure that every column and 3-by-3 box includes all digits 1 through 9.