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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, APRIL 5, 2013 PAGE 9A By Gloria Yousha -- Call 407-657-9405 or 407-834-8787 can be purchased at the following locations: ORANGE COUNTY See something? "The memorial service at JCC, 851 N. MaitlandAve., Maitland • JCC South, 11184 Say something... Beth Am was crowded by his South Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando • Kimzeret, 515 This saying really doesn't (Myron's) friends, relatives South Delaney Ave., Orlando • SOJC, 11200 S. Apopka apply here.., but if the follow- and many members of both Vineland Rd., Orlando • Most Publix Supermarkets • ing email (or photo) I recently the Orlando Fringe organiza- All Winn Dixie Supermarkets received, rings a bell in any tion and the Orlando Shake- way.., do say something to speare Theater Guild. Myron SEMINOLE COUNTY someone, please. Especially, was active with both groups." Heritage News, 207 O'Brien Rd., Fern Park • Barnes and contact HANAN SHOMRONY Larry's note went on to tell Noble Booksellers, 451 E. Altamonte Dr. Suite 2317, AI- via the email address below: about Myron's son, MARC tamonteSprings& 1260OviedoMarketplaceBlvd.,Oviedo "My name is Hanan Sham- BLATTNER, giving the eu- • Bagel King, 1472 Semoran Blvd., Casselberry • Kosher rony and I'm searching for logy and telling of some Kats, 744 W. S.R. 434, Longwood • Central Florida llil- my brother. He was born in amusing memories. (Along lel, 4250 Alafaya Trail, Ste. 212-363, Oviedo Most Publix 1946, his parents' first born, with the jokes Myron sent me, Supermarkets • All Winn Dixie Supermarkets in Europe after the Second he was still providing laughs World War. In 1949, when with the memories.) VOLUSIA COUNTY he was 2 ½ years old, he BabyIsraelwith his mom, I know how proud Myron Myron Blattner Federation of Vohsia/Flagler, 470 Andalusia Ave., Or- and his parents made aliya Hava Heiventreager was of his children, Marc and CYDNEE. mond Beach • Most Publix Supermarkets • All W'mn to Zfat in Israel. He was hospitalized a month later in the I especially remember Marc because he was one of my Dixie Supermarkets • Barnes & Noble, 1900 W. Emek Hospital in Afula because of dysentery. Two days later "Kadimaniks" many, many...too many years ago. I am also International Speedway Blvd., Daytona Beach ° Perrys my father was informed that he had passed away. (Parents very proud of Marc, who is currently president and CEO of OceanEdgeResort,2209SouthAtlanticAve.Daytona were not allowed to stay with their sick children so my father The Jewish Federation of Portland, Ore. was obliged to leave him there.) There was no funeral and of Above and beyond... Beach • Debary City Hall • Debary Library • Vienna course there is no grave. Above and beyond the call of duty is how JAMIE and WILL, Coffee House, 275 Charles Richard BeallBl • Stmrbucks, "My parents were new immigrants, survivors of the Halo- plumbers with All About Plumbing, Casselberry, owned by 2575 Enterprise Rd • Orange City City Hall • Orange caust, who had arrived only one month prior to this. They BUDDY ROBOSKI, acted when they saw how upset GERRY City Library • Dunkin Donuts, 1296 S Woodland • accepted this news without question and didn't make any ECKSTEIN was. Stetson University Carlton Union • Deland Chamber further inquiries. The Ministry of the Interior informed me, She was having trouble with a dishwasher... (an absolute of Commerce • Deland City Hall • Sterling House, years later, that in 1963 someone with his ID number had left disaster during Pesach) and they helped her out! 1210 Stone St • Temple Israel, 1001 E New York Ave • the country. However, in the Death Registry of the Religious (Speaking of Passover, I attended a seder that was lovely Beth Shalom, 1310 Maximilian St • Dehona City Hall Council in Afula, he is registered as having died in 1949 and in every way except there was NO SALT WATER FOR DIP- • Deltona Library • Temple Shalom, 1785 Elkam Dr. was buried in a common grave. PING! Oy Vay!) "His first name was Israel, the son of Hava and Yosef Hei- Remember Rocky?... OSCEOLA COUNTY ventreager, I.D. #0203317-3. I wrote about this adorable Dachshund last week and want Cindy M. Rothfield, P.A., 822 W. Bryan St., Kissimmee "It is possible that his first name stayed with him as he to tell everyone that Rocky found a loving home. • Most Publix Supermarkets • Verandah Place Realty, was already 2 years old at the time. If anyone deserves it, he does! 504 Celebration Ave., Celebration • All W'nm Dixie "I was born six months later and know of him only from And while we're on the subject of dogs, please go online to Supermarkets what my parents had told me. Unfortunately, my parents have Click on it so sheltered pets will passed away and the searches that I have been carrying on get some free food. Thank you. during the years have never provided any answers. I still hope One for the road... that this story will awaken a spark of a memory in someone Moishe goes for a walk in the woods. Mike & Sarah Sokol - Owners of a baby that was adopted at the age of 2 ,--blond with Suddenly, a 6-foot-tall grizzly bear appears and approaches loin your Florida friends at ... brighteyes--whospokeonlyYiddish.Heorthosewhoadopted him at quite a fast pace. him were probably told that he was an orphan brought from Moishe stands there petrified and begins praying for his Europe. He would be 65 or 66 years old today, safety. "I enclose pictures of him as an infant with our parents But then Moishe notices that the bear has stopped to put before coming to Israel. I regret that I don't have any pictures on a kippah and has also begun praying. of a later period. Perhaps this mail will, by some stroke of Saved, he thinks, and breathes a sigh of relief. But as OF CENTRAL FLORIDA luck, be received by someone who will recognize or will find Moishe approaches the bear with an outstretched hand to similarities in the faces of our parents and that of Israel. greet a fellow Jew, he hears the bear conclude his prayer with, Register Now For Our 43rd Summer "Please forward this email to anyone you can. Perhaps a "Hamotze lechem min haaretz. Amen." miracle will happen, and I'll be reunited with my long-lost For Boys & Girls 6-15 brother. Thank you." A magnificent 100 acre Air Conditioned camp in the hills I love poetry... Development Corporation for Israel near Ocala National Forest. Beautiful, Sandy Beach with I'veeventriedmyhandatitandhavewrittenlyricstoother ~~ 5rote of Israel Bonds SpringLake,swimmingpool,boating,fishing,canoeing,Wave i~~ 12600 South Belcher Road, Suite ] Ol A Runner, and water skiing. On land, confidence ropes course/ people's melodies. As a result, I am a member of ASCAP. I also admire poets. OneofmyfavoriteswasPopeJohnPaullI, who ~E~ :: ~.o~t~. Largo, Florida 33773 zipline, all sports, tennis, archery, riflery, erafls, and drama. wrote many verses when he was a young priest in Poland. And .............. I just learned that CAROLINE KENNEDY teaches poetry to Reva Pearlstein Moniea DiGiovanni BOX 160306, Miami, FL 33116 New York City school children and she and her late brother, Assi,tan Regi,to ea R ,rese to, o Phone 800-279-0401 John, used to write poetry and present it to their mum when 727-539-6445 • 800-622-8017 Judaic Program they were very young. I recently received this poetry written by a lovely lady, JEANINE ANNETTE RANIS. I've known Annette for many David & Shelley Sokol - Founders years, startingwhen we were just tikes back in Brooklyn. (Like ............. " ..................... ,o o, ............... ,,.°. ............................................... me, for these many years, she is now a Floridian). I knew An- nette's sisters, ESTELLE and Roberta, and Annette's parents, Lou and Dottle. (Unfortunately, Lou and Roberta were killed in a tragic auto accident many years ago. Roberta was just a baby at the time. Estelle also lives in Florida.) Annette wrote this for her loving husband, JERRY, who, after 57 years of marriage, is no longer as he was. She titled it "Remember Always:" "I want to remember two people in love, Thejoyandpassion ofbeingtogether.., noone else existed. A Senior Living Communi where Hospitality is a Way of Life. When you were you and I was me and we were us! I want to remember our lives together as the years went by, . Assisted Living - Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Care The children being born and seeing them growing up with . Variety of Apartment Suite Selections, some with Lake Views so much love and pride, When you were you and I was me and we were us! * Weekly Happy Hour hosted by the Jewish Pavilion I want to remember getting older with you and the years o Monthly Shabbat Service of happiness and the ones of heartaches too, which hurt less because we had each other, * Monthly Bagels and Lox luncheon When you were you and I was me and we were us! • Special Celebrations and Meals during High Holy Holidays Until we got struck with this disease from hell that's taken you away from yourself and from me, I'm so lonely for you and Call us today, stop by for a visit, join us for lunch, or so frightened when you are confused or nasty or at your worst, when I'm so tired and overwhelmed with taking care of you all of the above. You are always welcome! and I have angry and resentful thoughts... Especially then! I must remember when you were you and I was me and we were us!" >'::i:: • ..... i 1301 W. Maitland Blvd. I wanted to change to a lighter subject but... ~\,A~NAt; ~ ~)[..,]~ Jl ~ f ~)\?J!!~ Maitland, FL 32751 I was going to write about Myron Blattner who sent me many .... i 407-645-3990 jokes in these past few months. I just learned that wonderful 1301 W. Maitland Blvd. • Maitland, FL 32751 Myron, who always made me smile, has died. What a terrible L=~t~d~,~,~.~mC~C~,~,S~=. i loss for our community. And I also learned that there was a 407-645-3990 i Assisted Living Facffity License Ne. 8447 memorial service for him led by Rabbi RICK SHERWIN at Skilled Nu sinq I:a tit,; Lieer se 163.~£'96 ]]~i[',,;,~;..'~:o:’ .... Congregation Beth Am. My friend, LARRY WARTELL, was there and sent me a note. Here is only a paragraph from it: