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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, APRIL 4, 2014 PAGE 9A By Gloria Yousha--Call I'm not surprised... Actually, I'm never surprised by the brilliance of Israeli scien- tists, professors, doctors, inventers of every sort. So when I read the following in the World Jewish Congress Digest, I repeat, I wasn't surprised: "A Technion professor has devised a superglue to seal surgical incisions without the need for stitches or staples. Prof. HAVAZELET BIANCO-PELED has patented Seal-V glue, a biologically acceptable glue that mechanically seals areas of surgery. Working on wet surfaces to perfectly seal an incision without leakage, the epoxy was reportedly developed from the cell walls of brown algae. The Haifa-based school is said to be seeking FDA approval for commercial applications of Super-V in the U.S." That was one fabulous invention... Now for another fabulous invention. Again from the pages of the World Jewish Congress Digest: "An Israeli developer of a camera that can be swallowed to diagnose digestive tract problems will get $860 million for his vision. The buyer, an Irish company, has reportedly made an offer to Given Imaging Ltd. For its invention of the PillCam. Patients with suspected digestive tract disorders can swallow the diminutive camera, giving diagnosticians an endoscopic view. If Given's share- holders approve the deal, the PillCam becomes the property of Covidien Pic, an Irish company that has acquired three Israeli firms in 2012." (This tends to confirm what I was thinking all along.., if you are not feeling well, go directly to Israel for treatment!) Congress is always talking about Government cuts... (Gee, I hope they don't decide to cut Social Security pay- ments, Medicare, etc., all the benefits I paid into and now rely on. They seem to go after poor people, what with food stamp cuts, education and the like.) While on the social media Facebook recently, I read something posted by our own super-talent, ALAN ROCK, who hosts his own radio program on WUCF, emcees Altamonte Chapel Jazz shows and is a fine musician in his own right. He said this comes from The Blue Street Journal: Salary of retired U.S. president (for life) $450,000; Salary of House & Senate (for life) $174,000; Salary of Speaker of the House $223,500; Salary of Majority/Minority Leaders (for life) $194,400; Average salary for soldier deployed to Afghanistan $38,000; Average income for seniors on Social Security $12,000. (I THINK WE FOUND WHERE THE CUTS SHOULD BE MADE!) Help is on the way... Assisting older adults and their families with the challenges of aging.., that is the mission of the Orlando Senior Help Desk, underthe direction of EMILYNEWMAN, senior resource special- ist. The Jewish Pavilion is now helping families, free of charge, with all issues pertaining to older adults. Information can be learned from an experienced social worker who will hold your hand throughout any crisis. There is a website for this service www.OrlandoSeniorHelp- Desk.org for more information. You may have problems such as these: alternative living arrangements; independency as opposed to assisted living; skilled nursing care; dementia care; home health care; companion care; Hospice; private insurance; advanced crisis planning; eider law attorneys; Medicare and Medicaid planning; physicians; and a host of other problems that you can get help and advice with. The Senior Help Desk is located at the Jewish Pavilion, 421 Montgomery Rd, #131, Altamonte Springs. There motto is "Sharing our hearts with seniors." To reach Emily personally, you can phone her at the office,407-678-9363, via cell phone, 407-766-9032 or email her emilyjewishpavilion@gmail.com. Congregation Beth Shalom of Orange City Congregation Beth Shalom will conduct a Kosher for Passover seder led by Rabbi Winston Weilheimer at 6:30 p.m. April 14, in the in Social Hall at Our Lady of Lakes Catholic Church, 1310 Maximilian St., Deltona. Reservations will be taken through April 6. Anyone interested in attending is asked to call 386-804-8283 for information about prices and reservations. Doors will open at 6:15 p.m. Reservations are confirmed upon payment only. Congregation Shalom Aleichem Congregation Shalom Aleichem is having a Passover seder, at the Temple on April 14. It is open for guests. The cost is $35 for adults and $10 for children under age 10. You may make a reservation by contacting Carol Lowenstein at 407 846 6302. The Temple is located at 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd, Kissimmee FL 34746. Congregation Beth Am First night seder, Monday, April 14, will be led by Rabbi Rick Sherwin. It begins at 6:30 p.m. The seder will be catered by Artisan's Catering. Cost: adults: Beth Am member, $38; non-member, $48; Chil- dren, ages 5-12, $20; children, under age 5, free; college student from out-of-town, $10; active military, free. Remit payment to the synagogue office 407-862-3505 or the secure payment page at www.CongBethAm.org. Temple Shir Shalom Second night Passover seder, Tuesday, April 15 at 6 p.m. at University Carillon United Methodist Church. Members: $10/ 407-657-9405 or gloriayousha@gmail.com A reminder... Sunday, April 6 is fast approaching. This is just a reminder that the Congrega- tion Ohev Shalom Seniorswill be holding their next meeting on that day, 2 p.m., in the COS Ballroom, 613 Concourse Pkwy South, Maitland. For directions, phone president, BERNY RAFF,407-767-6763. A fabulous show featuring vocalist, SHAWN PARIS, fol- lowed by refreshments, for the cost of $5, COS Senior mem- bers; $8, all others, will take place. Everyone is invited to attend. A fun time is promised! Attention Basketball lovers and dog lovers... Emily Newman (Sounds like an interesting combination.) On Friday night, April 11 at 7 p.m., the Orlando Magic will play against the Washington Wizards. (What does that have to do with dogs, you ask?) That very night happens to be "Pet Adoption Night" by the Orange CountyAnimal Services, and itwill be held at theAmway Center. You can come and enjoy the game and also adopt an animal in need. Magic tickets will be discounted for those who do. For further information, contact CAROLINAMLYNARCZYK at 407-254-9249or email Carolina.mlynarczyk@ocfl.net. Great service... I love to recognize great service when I get it, so here goes: My spouse and I ate dinner at the Outback Steakhouse onMoma Avenue, Winter Park, recently. Between servers MEGAN MAT- THEWS, TAYLOR WINSLOW and DJEMIL DANIEL, we were treated like royalty! Gotta go back there real soon! Another evening we ate dinner at Red Lobster on East Colonial Drive, Orlando. Our waitress was caring, courteous and right on! EWISH NEWS 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 New York 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, AI- tamonte Springs & 1260 OviedoMarketplace Blvd., Oviedo • Bagel King, 1472 Semoran Blvd., Casselberry • Kosher Kats, 744 W. S.R. 434, Longwood • Central Florida Hil- lel, 4250 Alafaya Trail, Ste. 212-363, Oviedo Most Publix Supermarkets • All Winn Dixie Supermarkets VOLUSIA COUNTY Federation of Volusia/Flagler, 470 Andalusia Ave., Ormond Beach • Most Publix Supermarkets • All Winn Dixie Supermarkets • Barnes & Noble, 1900 W. International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach • Perrys Ocean Edge Resort, 2209 South Atlantic Ave. Daytona Beach • Debary City Hall • Debary Library • Vienna Coffee House, 275 Charles Richard Beall B1 • Starbucks, 2575 Enterprise Rd • Orange City City Hall • Orange City Library • Dunkin Donuts, 1296 S Woodland * Stetson University Carlton Union • Deland Chamber of Commerce • Deland City Hall • Sterling House, 1210 Stone St • Temple Israel, 1001 E New York Ave ° Beth Shalom, 1310 Maximilian St • Deltona City Hall • Deltona Library • Temple Shalom, 1785 Elkam Dr. • Temple Israel, 1001 E New York Ave, Deland • College Arms Apt, 101 Amelia Ave, Deland • Boston Gourmet Coffee House, 109 E. New York Ave, Deland • Stetson University Carlton Union, 421 N Woodland Ave, Deland • Family Bookstore, 1301 N Woodland Ave, Deland • Her name is AMANDA DELMORAL. She and her manager,. Deland Chamber of Commerce, 336 Woodland Ave, TRACEY MURLING, really know how to treat folks! And our I Deland • Deland City Hall, 120 S Florida Ave, Deland • waitress, JOY POWERS, at the Perkins Restaurant on University IllBeth Shalom, 206 S. Sprng GardenAve, Deland • Orange Blvd, Winter Park, treated us like family! I can't give higher []]City Library, 148 Albertus Way, Orange City • Boston praise than that! (I know what y:ou':re;.thinkiog.., my I!1: Go~t Coffee-H0iiSe, ll05::sax0n BIvd, Deltona :,,'/ and I eat out a lot[ There's a good reason f~it. Have you ever i Deitona Library, 2150 Eustace Ave, Deltona • Temple tasted my cooking?) Shalom, 1785 Elkam Dr., Deltona • Deltona Community One for the road... .... Speaking of eating out: Judith meets Isaac at a dance and they seem to hit it off quite nicely.., so much so that they agree to go out for a meal the following night. Isaac says he will pick her up at her house at 8 p.m. The following evening, Judith spends a lot of time getting ready for a possible new romance. She puts on her makeup just so and chooses a lovely dress that makes her look thinner than she is. She even puts on the vintage pearl necklace and matching earrings that her bubbe gave her. She is pleased with how she looks so she goes downstairs to wait for Isaac to arrive. But she is very disappointed when 8 p.m. comes and goes and there is no sign of him. She continues to wait but when 9:30 p.m. rolls around she gives up, starts to cry, runs upstairs to the bathroom and roughly wipes off her makeup, smudging her lipstick over her mouth. She didn't care. She changed from her beautiful outfit to a house shmata and went downstairs to watch TV. But as soon as she sat down, the doorbell rang. It was Isaac holding flowers. He looked at Judith with a worried look on his face and said to her, "Judith, what's going on? I'm nearly two hours late.., and you're still NOT READY?" adult (13+) $5/child; non members: $15/adult $10/child. Temple will provide chicken and matzo. Members are asked to bring a side dish and their own seder plate. RSVP to boilerjenn@cfl.rr.com. Congregation Bet Chaim First Night seder: Monday, April 14 at 6:30 p.m. at Bet Chaim, 426 Lake Port Cove, in Cassetberry - www.betchaim.org. Cantorial Soloists Joe and Lynn Goldovitz will be officiating. Non-members: $35 adults; $20 children 12 and under; mem- bers: $25 adults; $15 children 12 and under. Reservations required: RSVP to merils@betchaim.org by April 9, 2014. Celebration Jewish Congregation CJC's second night Passover seder dinner service will take place on Tuesday, April 15, 6:30 p.m. at Celebration's Heritage Hall. Under the spiritual leadership of Rabbi, Dr. Richard Cowin, CJC families, friends and community will enjoy a truly outstanding seder experience. Rabbi Cowin has selected a Haggadah that will allow for a comprehensive, yet expeditious seder service. The kosher-style cuisine will be prepared by Too Jay's Catering of Orlando, The seder dinner buffet menu contains traditional Passover favorites for adults and children - gefilte fish/chopped liver, matzo ball soup, 1/4 roasted chicken or beef brisket or salmon, carrot tzimmes, green bean casserole, potato pancakes, dessert, coffee/tea, beverages, and, of course, wine. Adults: $40 each, complete dinner with Haggadah Children (pre-bar/bat mitzvah): $20 each, complete dinner with Hag- gadah. Please make your reservations today through CJC's website www.jewishcelebration.org Center, 980 Lakeshore Dr, Deltona • Debary City Hall, 16 Colomba Rd, Debary • Debary Library, 200 Florence K. Little, Debary OSCEOLA COUNTY Cindy M. Rothfield, P.A., 822 W. 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