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PAGE 8 HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS MAY 16, o c =Camp, yneHorah out the area, including coun- ingintosummerwiththefabu, try and western dancing, lous Camp Kayne. The pro- karoakeevenings, MysteryFun gram was created to get se- House, the Orlando Science niors, in the community, out Center, The Orange County of the house in the hot sum- HistoryMuseum,foreignmov- merbyprovidingactivitiesthat ies and so on. Guests are al- vary from a variety of chal- ways delighted to entertain or lenging games such as scav- talk about their expertise at enger hunts, quizzes, fun re- camp. search projects, to full-blown Camp will be from June 17 mock trials with lawyers from - July 10 every Tuesday and the community participating Thursday from 3:30 - 7 p.m. with the campers. The cost is $125 per person A favorite activity is camp and includes many fun activi- outings, and over the years ties and field trips. For more campers have seen commu- information callHarrietWeiss nity theater andvisited attrac- at 407-645-5933, ext. 244. tions and restaurants through- Jewish National Fund 'Tree of Life' Award to honor Pugh and Schick The Orlando chapter of the habitable into a land of lush Jewish National Fund will green forests and fields, pro- present its 2003"Tree of Life" ductive farmlands and varied Awards to Jim Pugh and Sol tourism and recreation facili- Schick for their commitment ties. to the community. This year's annual dinner The "Tree of life" Award is will be Thursday, Oct. 16 at given in re'cognition of out- 6:30 p.m. at the Rosen Plaza standing community involve- Hotel, 1900 International Dr ment, professionalleadership Orlando. and humanitarian service "There has been tremen- dedicated to the cause of dous interest in the event this American-Israel friendship year, anda record attendance and devotion to peace and se- isexpected,"said Bruce Gould, curity of human life. The presidentoftheOrlandoArea awardis named, "Tree ofLife". JNF. to symbolize the Jewish Na- For information, call Lois tional Fund's efforts to re- Tannenbaum at the JNF Of- claim and develop the land of rice, 407-804-5568 or e-mail Israel from barren and unin- Jl nouncemen[ Rebecca Susan Gross and William A. "Chip" Tieder Judge and Mrs. Raymond O. Gross of Clearwater an- nounce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Su- san Gross, to William A. "Chip" Tieder. The couple will be married July 12. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Zelda Berman Gross and the late Jack Gross, and the great-granddaugh- ter of Nat and Pauline Berman, founding members of two of Orlando's synagogues. Miss Gross attended the University of West Florida majoring in Theatre. She is the District Marketing Man- ager for Enterprise Leasing. Mr. Tieder, son of Mr. And Mrs~William P. Tieder of Columbia, Mo graduated from South Texas College of Law and the University of West Florida. He is employed by the Solomon Tropp Law Group in Tampa. The couple will reside in Tampa. Rabbi Arthur Baseman of Temple B'nai Israel in Clearwater, will conduct the wedding in an evening ceremony in Tampa. tzva Sos gua Joshua Ryan Maser, son of Joel and Marie Maser of Maitland, will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Saturday, May 17 at the Congregation of Liberal Judaism, Orlando. Josh is in the seventh grade at the Hebrew Day School. He is a member of the Yearbook committee and the basketball team. His interests include tennis and basketball. Sharing in the family's simcha are his brother, Daniel; sister, Emily; grandfa- ther, Leonard Maser of Boca Raton, Fla.; grandparents, John and Dorothy Kane of Miami, Fla.; uncles and aunts: Ken Maser of Mirimar, Fla Merle Juidiciani of Boca Raton, Fla Jack and Mercy Kane of Miami, Fla Laura and Larry Daugherty of Tallahassee, Fla and Brian and Sherry Kane of Miami, Fla. llan Oren Segal, son of Naty and Sarah Segal of Longwood, will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Friday, May 23 and Sat- urday, May 24 at Congrega- tion Ohev Shalom, Or- lando. Ilan is in the seventh grade at Rock Lake Middle School where he is in the gifted program. His inter- ests include soccer, sports and nature. He is a mem- ber of Kadima. Sharing in the family's simcha are his sister, Tami! grandmother Ruth from Israel; Uncle Motti, Aunt Tzippi and cousins from Israel; Aunt Fran and Uncle Tom from New York and friends and family from Arizona, NeW Jersey, New York, Massachusetts and Texas. CLJ members at Lisa Merlin House Members of the Congregation of Liberal Judaism cooked dinner for residents and their guests at the Lisa Merlin House on Easter Sunday; left to right JUDY GODOROV, MICHAEL MEYER, COOKIE MEYER, SHARON SILVER, BARBARA MOSKOWITZ, CHARNA ROGERS and in the front, SUZIE VESHAPIDZE. Congressman Feeney to address Maim0nides Society on Tort }rm The Maimonides Society,Under the chairmanship of Jewish community and Israel the healthcare division of the Dr. Scott Greenberg, Dr Kerry through education, social and Jewish Federation of Greater Schwartz and Dr. Daniel Serf, charitable activities.Members Orlando, invites the health theMaimonidesSocietyofthe of the Society make a $1000 - care professionals and their Jewish Federation of Greater plus donation to the annual guests to a Sunday morning Orlando serves as a forum for Federation Campaign. You do brunch briefing with Con- Jewish physicians to partici- nothavetobeamemberofthe gressman Tom Feeneyon Sun- pate in programs that promote Society toattend this program. day, May 18, at the Hilton of the shared values of the prac- For more information or to Altamonte Springs. Feeney rice of medicine and Jewish makeareservationfortheevent, will be addressing the group heritage. The Society seeks to please call the Federation office on "Tort Reform." strengthen bonds with the at 407-645-5933, ext. 225. Voice for a multicultural Britain, ce Charles goes to By Andrew Morris both Jewish and Muslim also commented that skullcaps invisits to Jewish 55-year-old royal was LONDON (JTA)--The heir and Muslim communal ticularly impressed tothe British throne has re- events and putting on reli- vibrancy inforced his close relation- gious ceremonial garb for gregation - one of the ship with the Jewish corn- the openings of Sikh and est-growing in Europe. munity by inaugurating a Hindu temples, new synagogue isaverY new synagogue in Manches- Jewish leaders praised his portant development in ter. latest official duty in inau- area of a rapidly Britain's Prince Charles gurating the Bowden Syna- Jewish community - inaugurated a synagogue in gogue, great success story Manchester at the end of A spokeswoman for the Prince was delighted April. In addition to unveil- London-basedJewishCoun-tend." Barrie ing a plaque and planting a cil for Racial Equality de- chairman of the tree at the Bowden Shul, he scribed the prince's visitas Synagogue Trust, abe attended a service and two a positive endorsement of a upto relocate receptions, multicultural Britain. an intercity area of AspokesmanforStJames' "In the royal family, ingJewishhouseholdst Palace- the Prince of Wales' Charles is the one who iden- new location in the official residence - empha- tifies most with a pluralis- sized the importance Queen tic communally diverse so: Since its move, the Elizabeth's eldest son places ciety, gregation has seen its t~ on such events. He recognizes that Brit- bership increase by 401 "Theprince'sdiaryalways ain is certainly not just a centtojustund aims to reflectthewidevari- white, Christian country and bers. ety of groups, religious and being seen in a synagogue is For Bernstein, who ethnic communities there puttinghismoneywherehisin charge oforgani: are in Britain and to cel- mouth is." In addition to the inauguration, Cha ebrate the success of the rich synagogue inauguration, the was a momentous daY. culture they bring to the prince also attended a re- "It was a real rail country." Traditionally, the ception at the adjoining for us, definitel British monarch is known community center for both memory banks," s! as "Defender of the Faith" - Jewish and non-Jewish clearly still enti referring to his or her role people involved in his vol- proud chairman. as head of the Anglican unteer development pro-"Prince Charles waS Church of England. gram for underprivileged interesting and But, to the umbrage of youth, the Prince's Trust. adds Bernstein, who some traditionalists, Charles The close involvement of particularly impre hasdescribedhimselfas"De- a number of synagogue his royal visitor's fender of the Faiths"-sig- trustees in the Prince's tiveness about all asP naling his intention to em- Trust - established in 1976 ue and JewiS brace all the major religious to help disadvantaged "When he communities in Britain, not young people set upinbusi- aul just the State's official reli- ness - helped convince the thedate gion. prince to travel to Bowden he wanted to know i Over the years, it has be- for the event, a local Jewish come increasingly common official said. how it differed to see the prince donningThe prince's spokesman Gregorian system."