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PAGE 14A HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MARCH 25, 2016 From page 13A contributed to ADL over the years specifically into anti- bias education programs that address exactly the kind of stereotyping and scapegoating that have been injected into this political season." ADL also called on other groups, philanthropies and nonprofits to consider redi- recting charitable funds given to them by Trump into similar initiatives "to combat hate, promote tolerance, and build a stronger American com- munity," the statement said. The Trump moneywill go to expandADL's national No Place for Hate initiative by enabling schools in 10 regions--New York, Philadelphia, Cleveland, Atlanta, Houston, Denver, San Diego, San Francisco, Arizona and Las Vegas--to increase their anti-bias and anti-bullying work. "We are taking this step to demonstrate that, even as the campaign has surfaced ugly rhetoric, we can reach higher," Greenblatt said. "Even as his campaign has mainstreamed intolerance, we can push back on the hate and evoke our bet- ter angels not just with words, but with deeds." Boycott stickers crop- ping up on Israeli prod- ucts throughout Canada TORONTO (JTA)--More stickers advising consumers not to purchase products made in Israel are popping up across Canada. Facebook posts now show the stickers on Sabra hum- mus, Keter and SodaStream products, Glutino biscuits, dates and tangerines at gro- cers, and at hardware stores in Montreal, Winnipeg, Ham- ilton and Brampton, Ontario, and other towns in British Columbia. "Warning!" the stickers state. "Do not buy this prod- uct. Made in Israel: A country violating international law, the 4th Geneva Convention, and fundamental human rights... #BDS." The labels are being dis- tributed free by the Montreal- based Canadians for Justice & Peace inthe Middle East, or CJPME, which launched the sticker campaign after the House of Commons voted last month to condemn the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions, or BDS, campaign against Israel. "CJPME was specifically cited in the parliamentary mo- tion targeting organizations supporting economic action against Israel, and CJPME has launched its new campaign in response," the group said on its website. In recent week, the stickers had been affixed to bottles of Israeli wine in Vancouver, British Columbia, and to grocery products in Calgary, Alberta. Both affected companies removed the labels and vowed increased vigilance. CJPME is urging activists to post Facebook pictures of the labels stuck on products. The Jewish Defense League of Canada has written to the federal minister of public safety that "conspiring with other groups and persons to willfully damage business premises and impeding people from carrying on normal business ... must be stopped." Also, the JDL said it has brought the matter to the at- tention of the Canada Revenue Agency, as CJPME's charitable arm, the CJPME Foundation, is registered as a federal char- ity that issues tax receipts for donations and lists the same address as the CJPME. Brazilian, Israeli offi- cials to honor 11 Israelis murdered in Munich at Rio Olympics RIO DE JANEIRO (JTA)-- Brazilian and Israeli officials will lead a ceremony at this summer's Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro honoring the 11 Israelis murdered by Palestinian terrorists at the Munich Olympics in 1972. The Aug. 14 ceremony at the Rio City Hall will feature the widows of weightlifter Yossef Romano, who was kidnapped, castrated and murdered by the terrorists, and Andre Spitzer, a fencing coach, lighting 11 candles, according to the Folha de S. Paulo newspaper. Officials from the Israeli Olympic Committee and the Israeli Consulate will lead the commemoration. "As Brazilian, Jewish and Zionist, we are deeply moved by the International Olympic Committee initiative," Israel's honorary consul in Rio, Osias Wurman, told JTA. "The fact it will happen in Brazil is very re- markable to all Brazilian Jews. "We must remind the world that killing Israeli Jews was not a practice restricted to Munich. Nowadays, the sui- cide terror once again stabs innocent Jews in the land of Israel." The IOC had already an- nounced a special area in the Olympic Village in Rio to commemorate the memory of Olympians who have died, including the Israeli athletes and coaches. In addition, a "moment of reflection" in honor of all dead Olympians will be held during the closing ceremony. "There will be no minute of silence at the opening ceremony," read an IOC note, frustrating a longtime request of families. "We will dedicate a moment during the closure ceremony to allow everyone at the stadium and everyone watching at home to remem- ber their loved ones that have passed away." Israel has 20 qualified athletes for the Rio games, to be held Aug. 5-21 in Rio de Janeiro. This is the 16th Olympic Games attended by the Israeli national team since 1948. To date, Israel has won seven Olympic medals, includ- ing one gold, one silver and five bronze. (JTA)--Former Anti- Defamation League director Abraham Foxman will head a new center for the study of "anti-Semitism and other forms of hatred" at the Mu- seum of Jewish Heritage-A Living Memorial to the Holocaust. "Unfortunately, anti- Semitism has never gone away and other forms of hatred including prejudice, bigotry, and bullying con- tinue to persist," museum chairman Bruce Ratner said in a news release Monday. "We believe it remains es- sential to understand the genesis of these events, and I can think of no one better suited to take this on than Abe Foxman." The center at the New York City museum will host a permanent exhibition on the "history and contem- porary manifestations of anti-Semitism." It will also offer programming, discus- sions, courses, school tours, research and timely news on issues pertaining to anti- Semitism. "Using the Holocaust as history's most extreme ex- ample of anti-Semitism, the museum's exhibition will focus on the modern era, examine where the specific hatred of Jews comes from, why it continues to persist, and the dangers it poses to a free society," the news release said. Foxman resigned last June from the ADL, where he spent 28 years as national director and 50 years in total. Since September he has been work- ing remotely as a fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies, a Tel Aviv think tank. $/0 (JTA)--Iran said a U.S. court ruling last week order- ing it to pay more than $10 billion for its alleged role in the 9/11 attacks is "ridiculous." "This judgement is so ridiculous.., more than ever before it damages the cred- ibility of the U.S. judicial system," Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari said, according to Agence France Press. U.S. District Judge George 1 2 3 4 E S S A 14 L E H I 17 F L A P 20 M E N A 23 A C A C 2SN T H 33 M 36 37 38 M A S A 41 Y I .T Z 46 T R U E 51H E B 57 58 B I 60 61 S T O N 64 H O R D 67 A M N O 5 67 8 F I F A 15 U S E R 18 R E M A H E M B 24 A E S ~' 30 35 S H E S age R E 43 A K R A -||- 47 S R - | 53 54 T A M 59 I N E T 62 G L A 65 S E T 68 T E E m 11 12 13 K_.EE D I S E N A E N|| 25 26 27 E P A R I S E T T T T A 48 49 50 A B A R E D A H U R A M A V I T E M 548619237 Daniels in New York issued a default judgment Wednesday against Iran for $7.5 billion to the estates and families of people who died at the World Trade Center and Pentagon. It includes $2 million to each estate for the victims' pain and suffering, plus $6.88 million in punitive damages. ( The Arab League on Friday designated the Lebanon-based Shi'a Muslim group Hezbollah as a terrorist organization. "The resolution of the League's council [of for- eign ministers] includes the designation of Hezbol- lah as a terrorist group," a statement by the Arab League said. The 22-member body, which is dominated by Sunni Daniels also awarded $3 billion to insurers including Chubb Ltd. that paid property damage, business interrup- tion and other claims. In his ruling, Daniels said Iran had failed to defend itself against claims that it had aided the 9/11 hijackers. Iran, which is Shia Mus- Arab states, voted over- whelmingly in favor of the decision, with only Lebanon and Iraq--which both have significant Shi'a Muslim pop- ulations and close relations with Iran--not supporting the resolution. The Arab League's move comes after the six-nation Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC)--which includes Bah- rain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, and the United lim, has consistently denied any involvement in the 2001 attacks in New York and Washington, which are widely believed to have been the work not of Iran but of the Sunni Islamic fundamentalist group al-Qaida, which took credit for them. Mohammad Javad Larijani, Arab Emirates--also formally designated Hezbollah as a terrorist organization earlier this month. At the time, the GCC's secretary general, Abdullatif bin RashidAl Zayani, declared that the six countries "con- sider the actions of Hezbollah militias in GCC countries, and the terrorist actions and incitements it conducts throughout Syria, Yemen, and Iraq... incompatible with the secretary general of Iran's High Council for Human Rights, said, "If they [the Unit- ed States] want to prosecute anyone over the September 11 incident, it should be their allies in the region who cre- ated al-Qaida and funded it," presumably referring to Iran's Sunni enemy Saudi Arabia. moral values, humanitarian principles, and international law, and [the actions] pose a threat to Arab national security." Many Western nations-- including Israel, the United States, Canada, and Austra- lia-already consider Hezbol- lah to be a terrorist organiza- tion. The European Union, meanwhile, has labeled only Hezbollah's "military wing" as a terror group. 129735846 763428915 681247593 From page IA moves will allow the board and administration to return to our core mission and prepare JAO for the years to come. JAO also plans to offer curriculum improvements and differentiated learning programs that many families are looking for. Since 1977, hundreds of students have benefited from the Jewish Academy of Or- lando's education and atmo- sphere, while being inspired by its Jewish studies and community. It is the hope of the board and administration to strengthen our school and continue to provide academic excellence for future members of the Orlando Jewish com- munity. 275963184 934581672 3961 72458 852394761 4 1 7856329 From page 4A continue." They were saying it 1986 and 1996 and 2006, too. Yet here we are, nearly 50 years after the 1967 war--and it has continued, because the alterna- tives have been worse. Of course, what Kerry and French call the "status quo" is not at all the same as the status quo of the 1970s or 1980s. In 1995, Rabin with- drew from the areas where 98 percent of the Palestinians reside. For the past 21 years, the Palestinian Authority has functioned as a de-facto state in a large portion of Judea- Samaria. The only thing the PA lacks is a full-fledged army and the ability to import tanks and planes. And from Israel's point of view, that's not such a bad status quo. So maybe it's time for Kerry and his gang of would-be in- terveners to step back, take a deep breath, and face the fact that the slogans and ideas of the 1980s--"status quo," "international umbrella," and the like--are just not suited to today's reality. Stephen M. Flatow, an at- torney in New Jersey, is the father of Alisa Flatow, who was murdered in an Iranian- sponsoredPalestinian terror- ist attack in 1995.