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L JEWISH NEWS, APRIL 9, 2004 PAGE 9 By Gloria Yousha -- Call 407-657-9405 or 407-834-8787 figured out why oil prices are so high I want to add my tribute to those for Scott Helvenston, whose a mystery why did it take so long? morn still lives in Leesburg. lot of folks who can't understand how we came to Scott was a former Navy SEAL and a very brave man who was e here in America. There is a simple answer, working in Iraq for the good of Iraqi civilians. I want to thank Scott for teaching my youngest son underwa- Just didn't know we were getting low. ter life-saving, breathing and survival techniques when both see, we can't check our oil the reason for that being were in the Navy stationed in the Persian Gulf more than a decade ago. in Alaska, Texas, California, and Oklahoma He may have saved my son's life. dipsticks are in Washington, DC. And now I have the opportunity to do something for his nu? Where are our darling friends, the Saudis, when we children. There is a memorial fund set up for the children Scott leaves are sending me behind. Send donations to: ,gmeallkindsofplansforendingthewarin KYLE and KELSEY HELYENSTON, P.O. Box 895006, terrorism for ending an impending terror Leesburg, FL, 34789. US, etcetera. Thank you. ill work and some are down-right silly. Kvelling department e no respect for other religions and no For more than the past seven years, . why not threaten to flatten their holiest places? into the most radical of Muslim clerics ng their followers to maim and murder innocents. brutal and hard" is the only language Islamic fanatics interpret any human approach by non-Muslims as espouse the idea of killing the mother-in-law of bomber, thereby having to be in her n Paradise with the 72 virgins. the bombers are only youngsters, in many cases, to change the subject to something more pleasant t of laughs but made a"boo boo" that I should correct show on the lovely Rivership Romance, the wedding of Tony n Tina as I mentioned in is the wedding of Maria and Dominic two zany surrounded by whacked-out family and YOU, will play the part of the friends! more about my wedding experience aboard the in an upcoming column.) me this groaner it is still Passover, I will pass it along to you: COmmunity in Madrid, Spain, found themselves 3n. an acute shortage of horseradish (also known as out to all the Jewish communities throughout given the same reply: "Sorry we have the head rabbi of Madrid phoned one of his in Tel Aviv and begged him to send a crate of Pesach, a crate of grade Aleph, tear-jerking loaded at Ben Gurion Airport onto the Madrid and all seemed to be well. when the rabbi went to the Madrid airport to h, he was informed that a wildcat strike had shipments would be unloaded for at least in Spain stayed mainly on the plane. I warn you it was a groaner?) for you. Somebody sent me this in the goes deep in Jewish histo . Althou h the "Mahror," meaning bitter, Yiddish g rm is us Word is actually Sephardic in origin, and goes when roving gangs sought out surreptitiously celebrating Passover. It to bake matzos, these Spanish Jews em- e it was easy to dispose of when the on the door. proverb: 'The chrain in Spain goes mainly down if that . isn't enough info (and groaning) about Pass- ! have been upset by people who seem to think kind of mixture you make in the kitchen s creatures. This has led me to explain a gefilte fish is: a the Great Gefilte Lakes located New York, is thin enough to break the out to catch gefilte fish Not with a amd you rather with a piece of matzo! !ue for catching the gefilte fish was said to be as far back as Moses. purchase mine in a jar I never question.) red by which end of the "fish is the head and to Iraq been many memorials for the four American re murdered and their bodies mutilated re- I have had the pleasure of telling you about Dr. JULIE KANTOR, stepdaughter of Heritage reporter/photogra- pher, RICHARD H. GLEICK and JANE GLEICK, as she went from professional ballerina to medical school student to in- tern to, finally, practicing pe- diatrician at Miami Children's Hospital. Now, at the ripe old age of 34, Julie has returned to the professional stage as she per- formed with the Ballet The- ater of Miami and her former choreographer, TONY CATANZERO. They danced two perfor- mances of "Summertime" Dr. JULIE KANTOR from Gershwin's Porgg and Bess at the Mary and David Alper Jewish Community Center in Miami. Was this her swan song? I hope not," said Julie. What an accomplished gal Dr. Julie is! She makes her parents and all of us very proud, indeed. ' ' Remember you don't stop laughing because you grow old You grow old because you stop laughing. What wonderful memories of laughter I have whenever I think of EDITH GOLUB. Since I was a little girl more than a half century ago, Edith has given me joy, laughter, and great fun whenever I was privileged to be around her. She was young then herself, very beautiful and newly married to EDWARD GOLUB. They made their home in Brooklyn, and later on in Rosedale, before becoming Floridians years ago. I loved to visit Edith and Eddie when I was a kid, mainly because Edith had terrific comic books and also a terrific sense of humor. That sense of humor never left her she even delighted my three sons with wonderful stories of how, being overweight, she was still a high-wire ballerina at the circus. (My sons believed her!} Being overweight made Edith's stories even funnier. For instance, she claimed she once went to Brooklyn's Brighten Beach and while swimming in the ocean, had dozens of men swim over and grab her. "Did they think you were a great beauty," I asked? "No," she responded. "They thought I was a raft!" WelL. last week I visited Edith in the hospital. She was making a good recovery from a respiratory condition. I told her the joke about the cow from Minsk that gave great milk. She laughed and her eyes were bright. I decided to give her a mention in this column and wish her a speedy recovery. I just got word that Edith passed on but decided to leave this story in my column to pay tribute to a very funny, joyous lady that I loved. Edith was my aunt. 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