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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, APRIL 6, 2018 PAGE 11A (JNS)--TheUnitedNations advocate for human rights." HumanRightsCouncilpassed One resolution passed, five anti-Israel resolutions at called on Israelto give the Go- the end of its 37th session in lan Heights to civil war-torn Geneva, under the "Agenda Syria, with 25 votes in favor, Item 7," a UNHRC mandate 14 against and 7 abstentions. that a discussion of Israeli Another, "ensuring account- human rights abuses against ability and justice for all Palestinians must be part of violations ofinternational law every council session, in the Occupied Palestinian U.S. Ambassador to the Territory, includingeastJeru- United Nations Nikki Haley salem," called upon member expressed America's outrage states not to sell any military atthe UNHRC's treatment of armaments to the Jewish IsraelandwarnedthattheU.S. state. It passed by a vote of would reconsider its member- 27 to 4 with 15 abstentions. ship in the body. Three additional resolu- "When the Human Rights tions included one calling Council treats Israel worse for Palestinian self-determi- than North Korea, Iran, and nation and Israeli withdrawal Syria, it is the Council itself to the 1948 border lines, a that is foolish and unworthy resolution calling on Israel of its name," said Haley. to cease building homes for "The United States contin- Jews in Judea and Samaria, ues to evaluate our member- commonly referred to as the ship in the Human Rights West Bank, and a resolution Council. Our patience is not condemning Israel for com- unlimited," she added. "To- mitting human rights abuses day's actions make clear that against Palestinians. All the the organization lacks the resolutions, which were au- credibility needed to be a true thored by the Organization of Islamic Cooperation, were approved. In addition to the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom spoke out against UNHRC's "Agenda Item 7," requesting that the UNHRC move debates on Israeli violations to "Agenda Item 4," where human rights abuses of all other member states excluding Israel are cur- rently discussed. The U.K. still supported two of the "Agenda Item 7" resolutions. Palestinian Authority Am- bassador to the U.N. in Geneva Ibrahim Khraishi said if Israel wanted to abolish Agenda Item 7, it should withdraw to 1948 borders and "end the occupa- tion." Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said in a tweet that Israel "has no busi- ness being in the UN's Human Rights Council." He stated that its "presence there gives legitimacy to anti-Semitic resolutions, and the farce must end." Cedarhurst, NY--The tomaximizewhattechnology to the broader landscape Digital Citizenship Project, has to offer by understanding of research on technology a Cedarhurst based organi- how it's inherent challenges use in the digital age and zation dedicated to teaching impact them." in particular to the Jewish digital responsibility in the The study consists of2027 education community, con- age of technology has re- student surveys from 17tinued Shapiro. leasedtheir2-year-longstudy Jewish Day Schools and Ye- Findings include, device (2015--2017) on the digital shivot from across the United ownership rates, ageofacqui- life of Jewish Day School States. Respondents were sition, percentageofstudents students, between grades 5 -12 and who have parental controls "This study gives us the self-identified as either Or- activated, rules and policies quantitative data needed to thodox, Modern Orthodox, about technology at home, address the growing challeng- Chabad or Conservative."As device dependence, percent- esandopportunitiesthatdigi- technology ownership and age of students disturbed by tal technology presents in the habits amongst children are images and videos online as worldofeducationandJewish very much socially driven, well as how students benefit education"saidTemimaFeld- it is critical to have com- fromtechnologyengagement. man, associatedirectorofThe munity specific data that For more information on Digital Citizenship Project. informs practice", said lead The Digital Citizenship Proj- "Our goal is to empower par- researcher Dr. Eli Shapiro. ect, please visit www.thedigi- ents, educators, and students "We are proud to contribute ays Prior to that, the Popula- tion and Immigration Au- thority notified the migrants that as of Jan. 1, they must return to their own countries or to a third nation, or be sent to jail until they are deported. According to the government plan, migrants who choose to leave by March 31 will receive a payment of $3,500 as well as free airfare and other incentives, accord- ing to reports. They are believed to be sent to Rwanda, and pos- sibly Uganda, according to reports, which also say that the migrants' rights have been violated in the third country. JERUSALEM (JTA)--Is- rael's deportation of African migrants will be delayed until after Passover. On Tuesday, the Supreme Court agreed to a government request for an extension on the court's order for a brief to outline the state's deportation policy and related issues to April 9. The original deadline was March 26. The state said it needed more time to respond to the court's request for clari- fication of the policy and said it will submit classified documents as part of its filing, which are believed to include information on the African nation that Israel is deporting them to. The state also said it likely will grant refugee status to Sudanese migrants from the Nuba area, as well as 300 refugees from Darfur. The Supreme Court froze the deportations in mid- March in response to a peti- tion. In January, the Israeli Cabi- net approved a plan and the budget to deport thousands of migrants from Sudan and Eritrea. For now, deportation no- tices will not be issued to women, children, fathers of children, anyone recognized as avictim of slavery or human trafficking, and those who had requested asylum by the end of 2017 but have not received a response, Haaretz reported. There are up to 40,000 Eritreans and Sudanese liv- ing in Israel, including 5,000 children. Human rights activists in Israel and major U.S. Jewish organizations have urged the Israeli government not to go ahead with the plan to force the migrants to choose between jail and deportation. Orlando Weekday Morning Minyan (Conservative/Egalitarian), services Monday- Friday 7:45 a.m. (9 a.m.--national holidays); 2nd floor ChapelIJewish Academy of Orlando; 851 N. Maitland Ave Maitland. For information call 407-298-4650. Celebration Jewish Congregation (R), services and holiday schedules shown at www.; 407-566-9792. Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando (O), 1701 Markham Woods Road, Longwood, 407-636-5994,; services: Friday 7:00 p.m.; Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Chabad of Altamonte Springs (O), 414 Spring Valley Lane, Altamonte Springs, 407- 280-0535; Chabad of South Orlando (O), 7347 Sand Lake Road, Orlando, 407-354-3660; www.; Shabbat services: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 10 minutes before sunset; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 8:15 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;; 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), 181 E. Mitchell Hammock, Oviedo, 407-830-7211; www.; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Am (C), 3899 Sand Lake Road, Longwood, 407-862-3505; www.; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth El (C), 2185 Meadowtane 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, 407-222-6393; Shabbat service: monthly, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel (Re ), Collins Resource Center, Suite 303, 9401 S.R. 200, Ocala, 352-237-8277;; Shabbat service, second Friday of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Sholom (R-C), 315 North 13th St Leesburg, 352-326-3692; www.; 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. corn; 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;; 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; Shabbat services, 7 p.m. 1st, 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 Obey Shalom (C), 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland, 407-298- 4650;; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Shalom Aleichem (R), 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd Kissimmee, 407-935- 0064;; Shabbat service, 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Shomer Ysrael (C), 5382 Hoffner Ave Orlando, 407-227-1258, call for services and holiday schedules. Congregation Sinai (C/R), 303A N. S.R. 27, Minneola; 352-243-5353; congregation-; services: every Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Shabbat Service evert Saturday, 10 a.m. Orlando Torah Center (O), 8591 Banyan Blvd Orlando; 347-456-6485; Shacharis- "~ . . . Shabbos 9 a.m.; Mon.--Thurs. 6:45 a.m.; Sun. and Legal Hohdays 8 a.m.; Mmcha/Maanv Please call for times. Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation/Ohalei Rivka (C), 11200 S. Apopka- Vineland Rd Orlando, 40 7-239- 5444 ; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:3O p.m.; Saturday, 9:3O a.m. Temple Beth E! (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.; Shabbat services: Friday, 7 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;; 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), 579 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach, 386-252-3097; Shabbat service, Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday: 10:30 a.m. Temple Israel of DeLand (R), 1001 E. New York Ave DeLand, 386-736-1646; www.; Friday Shabbat service, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. followed by Torah study. Temple Shalom (formerly New Jewish Congregation) (R), 13563 Country Road 101, Oxford, 352-748-1800;; Shabbat services: Friday, 7 p.m.; last Saturday of the month, 9:30 a.m. Temple Shalom of Deltona (R/C), 1785 Elkcam Blvd Deltona, 386-789-2202; www.; Shabbat service; Saturday: 10 a.m. Temple Shir Shalom (R) Services held at Temple Israel, 50 S. Moss Rd Winter Springs, 407-366-3556,; Shabbat services: three Fridays each month, 7:30 p.m. Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora (T) Mount Dora, 352-735-4774; www.; Shabbat services: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. sharp. (R) Reform (C) Conservative (O) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist (T) Mehitsa