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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MAY 5, 2017 PAGE 9A By Gloria Yousha--Call 407-657-9405 or gloriayousha@gmail.com Israel's story... I received a little booklet with that title from StandWi- thUs. You probably can order it and many other related ma- terials at www.standwithus. corn/store This is what it says: Over 3,000 years ago an indigenous people developed a thriving civilization and cul- ture in their homeland. Over time, they were conquered by a series of aggressive foreign empires. While some of the people stayed in their cities and communities, most of them gradually scattere d across the Middle East and Europe. For 1,900 years, they lived Theodor Herzl as an oppressed minority, suffering persecution, expulsions, and ultimately genocide. They barely survived but never lost hope. They overcame. They started a liberation movement and went back home to join those who were already there. They built one of the mostvibrant, diverse, inspiring nations the world has ever seen. That nation is Israel. Theodor Herzl, who formed the World Zionist Organiza- tion and promoted Jewish migration to Palestine in an effort to form a Jewish state, though he died long before its establish- ment, is generally considered a father of the State of Israel, formed in 1948. He said Israel's story is proof that "if you will it, it is no dream." Israel is the Jewish homeland for over 3,000 years. (My spouse and I visited there many years ago. And it is definitely on my bucket list to travel there again.) Remembering Jewish history... The date was April 1, 1933. A one-day boycott against Ger- many's Jews was the first nationwide act carried out by the Nazis after rising to power two months earlier. Groups of uniformed Nazis, some armed with rifles, stood outside of Jewish-owned businesses to prevent customers from entering. There were many cases of looting and some violence against Jewish storeowners. However, since the boycott only lasted one day, and took place on a Saturday when many Jew- ish storeowners were not open for business, its influence was relatively limited. The boycott was the first step in the process of destabilizing the economic foundations of German Jewry. A week after the boycott, the first national laws were passed against Jews, aimed at removing Jews from public service. (And so the brutality began.., and grew and grew.) I can't stand competition!... Here we go again! Beautiful women with great legs, pranc- ing about on stage, making me feel ugly and fat! On Sunday, May 21, starting at 2 p.m., the Dazzling Divas will present a "Spring Fling & Birthday Bash for KENNY LEE. It will be held at the Jewish Community Center, 851 N. Maitland Avenue, Maitland. The show will feature the talented Crystal, B J, Ramona, Kyla, Kenny Lee India, Alondra, Geraldine, Chantel and, of course, fabulous Kenny, who won't even tell me how old he will turn on his birthday! (Sure, I'm probably old enough to be his sister.., oh shut up!) Tickets are $20, which includes a buffet with the show. Advance reservations for groups of 6 or more is $15 each for buffet and show. Advanced RSVP is suggested. To RSVP or for directions, phone 407-670-4418. (The Dazzling Divas shows are always a highlight of my year, even though they are men dressed as women. They make me feel so inferior.) Mazel Toy Department... Grandma and grandpa, EDITH and CHARLES SCHULMAN of Casselberry, are so very proud (and rightly so) of their grandson, JORDAN SCHILIT. Jordan, the son of KEITH and KAREN SCHILIT, (a former runner in track and field) is now coach of field and track for the Girls Maccabi Team. (I don't even know Jordan and I'm proudt Incidentally, Edith was my wonderful and brilliant editor for many years at Heritage.) A reminder... On Sunday, May 7, at 2 p.m. sharp, the Congregation Ohev Shalom Seniors invites the entire community to attend "a surprise of your life, featuring Sammy and Justin." (That's all I know to report to you at this time because Berny Raffwon't tell us any more.) The cost is $5, COS Senior members; $8, all others. Refreshments will follow the performance. (They better have my cookies is all I can say!) Summer Sundays at the JCC pool... Begins Sunday, May 7, from 11 a.m.-l:30 p.m. According to MARNI S. CHEPENIK: "Betcha wish you were at a giant pool party with your family right now, eating free food and making new friends? Well soon, you can be! Join us this summer for food, fun and sun! Our first Sum- mer Sunday will include lunch by Toasted Crafted Grilled Cheese. Cost to attend: $5/person, or FREE for JCC members." To co-host or sponsor a summer Sunday party, contact Marni at 407-621-4056. One for the road... Hymie is telling his friends about his recent divorce. "Yes, it's true. Sylvie divorced me for religious reasons. She worshipped money and I didn't have any." FLORIDA 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 • SOIC, 11200 S. Apopka Vineland Rd., Orlando • Brown's New York Dell, 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,Altamonte Springs & 1260 Oviedo Marketplace Blvd., Oviedo • Bagel King, 1472 Semoran Blvd., Casselberry • Kosher Kats, 744 W. S.R. 434, Longwood • Central Florida Hillel, 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 • AllWinn Dixie Supermar- kets • 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 CoffeeHouse, 275 Charles Richard Beall BI • Starbucks, 2575 Enterprise Rd • Orange City City Hall • Orange City Library • Dunkin Donuts, 1296 S Woodland • Stetson University Carlton Union • Deland Chamber of Commerce t 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 • Deland Chamber of Commerce, 336 Woodland Ave, Deland • Deland City Hall, 120 S Florida Ave, Deland • Beth Shalom, 206 S. Sprng Garden Ave, Deland • Orange City Library, 148 Albertus Way, Orange City • Boston Gourmet Coffee House, 1105 Saxon Bird, Deltona • Deltona Library, 2150 Eustace Ave, Deltona • Temple Shalom, 1785 Elkam Dr., Deltona • Deltona Community Center, 980 Lakeshore Dr, Dettona • Debary City Hall, 16 Colomba Rd, Debary • Debary Library, 200 Florence K. Little, Debary OSCEOLA COUNTY Cindy M. Rothfield, P.A., 822 W. Bryan St., Kissimmee • Most PublixSupermarkets • Verandah Place Realty, 504 Celebration Ave., Celebration • All Winn Dixie Supermarkets • St. Cloud City Hail, 1300 9th St, St. Cloud • St. Cloud Library, 810 13th St, St. Cloud • Southern Oaks, 3865 Old Canoe Creek Rd, St. Cloud • Plantation Bay, 4641 Old Canoe Creek Rd, St. Cloud • Osceola Chamber of Commerce, 1425 Hwy 192, St. Cloud • Valencia College, 1800 Denn John Ln, Kissimmee • Kissimmee City Hall, 101 Church St, Kissimmee • Kissimmee Library, 211 E. Dakin, Kissimmee • Robinson's Coffee Shop, 114 Broadway, Kissimmee • Osceola County Courthouse, 2 Courthouse Sq, Kissimmee • Barnies, 3236 John Young Pwy, Kissimmee • Reily's Gourmet Coffee, 3831 Vine St, Kissimmee • Shalom Aleichem, 3501 OakPointe Blvd, Kissimmee • Books-A-Million, 2605 W. 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