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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MAY 31, 2013 PAGE 7A was wrong--- TELAVIV--Televisionchar- not. The effect was the most ingtheiractionstoreflecttheir The researchers hope to ex- acters from mob boss Tony pronounced in the workplace, own beliefs and desires, pand on the study by exploring Soprano to Liz Lemon on "30 where thosewho reported hav- This effect was stronger in the impact of power in other Rock" suggest that power is ingmorepoweratworkwere26 the context of the workplace cultures. Of particular inter- a gateway to loneliness, cor- percent more satisfied at their than in a person's personal est is the East Asian culture, ruption and unhappiness. But workplace than lower-power relationships, Kifer adds. The where power has different con- new findings from two Tel Aviv colleagues. These findings researchers believe this may notations. Whereas Western Universityresearchersarechal- reveal an interesting paradox, be due to the different nature cultures are individualistic lenging this perception, notesKifer.Whilethepursuitof of the social relationships in and glorify independence and Inaquesttodiscoverwheth- powerhasbeenfoundtoreduce each environment. Whereas self-actualization, East Asians erpowerinevitablybringsmis- happiness, possessing power workrelationshipsaretypically aretypicallymorecollectivistic, ery and emotional devastation, actually increases it. formedwithinthe hierarchical Kifer explains. The research- Ph.D.candidateYonaKiferand Despite the prevailing no- structureoftheworkplace, per- ers hope to discover whether hersupervisorprofessorDaniel tion that power leads to misery sonal relationships--whether the happiness associated with Heller of TAU's Department of and alienation from the self, with a romantic partner or power is more common in Organizational Behavioratthe the researchers hypothesized friend--are usually based on individualistic cultures. Faculty of Management have that in reality, those who are mutual affection, meaning In addition, Kifer believes shown that power can actually powerful have the ability to thatpowerplayslessofadefin- that it is important to look at make people happier. In their live their lives more authenti- ing role. whether the type of power a study, publishedinthejournal cally--appeasingtheirinternal Thesefindingscanbeavalu- personexertscanmakeadiffer- Psychological Science, the desires and inclinations--and abletoolformanagerswhowish enceintermsofhappiness.One researchers found that a sense can therefore be happier, to boost employee morale. "In question is whether people are of power led to a heightened In a set of three studies, organizations, giving people a happieriftheirpowerisexerted sense of well-being, and that they surveyed 600 participants senseofpowercandramatically through positive means, such one of the reasons for this about the effect of power on improvejobsatisfaction,which as charisma, rather than nega- effect is that power increases feelings of authenticity and is linked to improved perfor- tive means, such as physical "authenticity"--the extent to well-being, both generally and mance,"Kiferadvises.Thiscan punishment. whichpeoplefeeltheyarebeing in specific contexts such as also have a positive impact on This work was done in col- true to their deepest desires, work and personal relation- creativity. If an employee feels laboration with professor Wei Overall, those who felt more ships. The results showed that more authentic, they may be QiElainePerunovicoftheUni- powerfulintheirlivesdescribed the possession of power leads lessguidedbyexpectationsand versity of New Brunswick and themselves as 16 percent more people to be more authentic mainstream norms, and more professor Adam D. Galinsky of content than those who did and true to themselves, allow- willingtothinkoutsidethebox. Columbia University. OB .AR ES CARL J. LEPON Cemetery with Rabbi David CarlJ.Lepon, of Longwood, Kay officiating. The ram- passed away on Sunday, May ily requests contributions 26,2013.Hewas88yearsold. in memory of Carl J. Lepon Mr. Lepon was born in to Magen David Adorn, 2420 Cleveland, Ohio on May 7, Beman Court, Winter Park 1925 to the late Joseph and FL 32789. Gussie Schultz Lepon. He Funeral arrangements attended local area schools entrusted to Beth Shalom andjoinedtheArmyAirForce Memorial Chapel, Orlando. after graduation. Following his service in World War II, ALAN LITKA he returned to Cleveland, at- Alan Litka of Orlando died tended college for a time and on Saturday, May 18, 2013. He began his career in the fam- was 88 years old. ily's retail furniture business. An Orlando resident since OnMayll,1952,inCleveland, 1953, he was born in Cin- hemarriedtheformerPatricia cinnati on April 19, 1925, Sperber, his wife of over 59 to the late Max and Jennie years when she passed away Vagranasky Litka. Upon in November 2011. graduating high school, Mr. In 1992, Carl and Patricia Litka enlisted in the Navy and relocated from Avon Park, served in the Pacific theater Ohio to the Orlando area and during WWII. After the war, became members of Congre- he returned to the United gation Ohev Shalom. States and marriedthe former Mr. Lepon is survived by Selma Segal, his wife of 62 his sons, Jeffrey Lepon of years, whopredeceasedhimin McLean, Va. and Rabbi Elim- October 2008. Mr. Litka was elech Randy (Shoshanah) in the auto repair business for Lepon of Ramat Bet Shemish, manyyears both up Northand Israel. He is also survived by in the Orlando area. his sister, Sally Bernes; 13 Mr. Litka is survived by his grandchildren and 10 great- son, Art (Treena) of Sanford; grandchildren, his daughters, Marsha Litka Graveside funeral services and Heather Litka; and his were held at Ohev Shalom former daughter-in-law, Bey- Sudoku (see page 15 for solution Answers from 05/24/2013 S AIA C M I n A V M E E N X E R A H O Y M A T E S M Y R N A P I N S I M C S S T S AHA TEL "rOD A I O U N I S T t_ ||| CON A FA NAT AKA DIN AMS erly Litka; four grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. He was predeceased by his sister, Barbara Cohn. Graveside funeral services were held at Congregation of Reform Judaism Cemetery with Rabbi Arnold Siegel of- ficiating. In memory of Alan Litka, the family requests contributions to Hospice of the Comforter, 605 Montgom- ery Road, Altamonte Springs, Fla. 32714. Services entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. DR. CHARLES H. SILVER Dr. Charles H. Silver of Longwood, Fla., died on Fri- day, May 17, 2013. He was 68 years old. A New York native, he was born on July 26, 1944, to the late Max and Ruth Schweitzer Silver. Dr. Silver was a school psychologist working for many years with the BOCES program in New York--a program developed in 1948 to provide shared educational programs and services to school districts throughout the state. In 2007, Dr. Silver and his wife, Sherry, who passed away in 2008, after more than 43 years of mar- riage, moved to the Orlando area from Dix Hills, N.Y., to be closer to their children and families. Dr. Silver is survived by his son, Mitchell (Teresa) Silver of Longwood; his daughter, Pamela (Damon) Boodram of Longwood; and two grand- daughters. He is also survived by his brother, Jeffrey (Jayne) Silver of Albany, N.Y. Graveside services were held at New Montefiore Cem- etery in New York. Ser- vices were entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. you could save 28%" Call 1-866-929-9071 to see how much you could save on car insurance, .............................. =.., ............ on ~lt$~aze' comloony 3 8 2 748 5 3 35 3 8 6 2 75 5 7 14 58 231 29 3 ~'i StatePomt Media Fill in the blank squares in the grid, making sure that every row, column and 3-by-3 box includes all digits ~ through 9. Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory Orlando Weekday Morning Minyan (Conservative/Egalitarian), services Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m. (9 a.m. - national holidays); 2nd floor Chapel - Jewish Academy of Orlando; 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitland. For information call 407-298-4650. Celebration Jewish Congregation (R), services and holiday sched- ules shown at; 407-566-9792. Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando (O), 39 Skyline Drive, Suite 1017, Lake Mary, 407-878-3011,; services: second Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m.; every Saturday at 10 a.m. Chabad of South Orlando (O), 7504 Universal Blvd., Orlando, 407-354-3660;; Shabbat services: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; services, Monday and Thursday, 8 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), 426 Lakeport Cove, Casselberry, 407-830-7211;; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; 2nd Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m. at Savannah Court in Maitland. Congregation Beth Am (C), 3899 Sand Lake Road, Longwood, 407-862-3505;; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth E1 (C), 2185 Meadowlane 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, 407-855-0772; Shabbat service: monthly, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel (Rec), Collins Resource Center, Suite 303, 9401S.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;; schedule of services on website. Congregation Beth Shalom (Progressive Conservative), Orange City congregation holds services at Social Hall of Our Lady of Lakes Church, 1310 Maximillian St., Deltona;386-804-8283;www.mybeth- shalom.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 (0), 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 Friday; 8 p.m., 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 Ohev Shalom (C), 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland, 407-298-4650;; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.; Junior Congregation., 10:00 a.m. Congregation Or Chayim (Rec), Leesburg, 352-326-8745; egrae@; services last Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at vari- ous private residences. Congregation Shalom Aleichem (R), 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd., Kis- simmee, 407-935-0064;; Shabbat service, 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Sinai (C/R), 303 N. S.R. 27, Minneola; 352-243- 5353;;services: every Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Healing Service, first Friday of the month, 7 p.m. Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation/Ohalei Rivka (C), 11200 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando, 407-239-5444; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Temple Beth El (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;; Shabbat services: Friday, 5:50 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. 8thAve., 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), 1400 S. Peninsula Ave., Daytona Beach, 386- 252-3097; Shabbat service, 8 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. Temple Israel of DeLand (R), 1001 E. New York Ave., DeLand, 386-736-1646; Friday Shabbat service, 7 p.m. Temple Shalom (formerly New Jewish Congregation) (R), 13563 Country Road 101, Oxford, 352-748-1800;www.newjewishcongrega-; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; last Saturday of the month, 9:30 a.m. Temple Shalom of Deltona (R/C), 1785 Elkcam Blvd., Deltona, 386-789-2202; Shabbat service; 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. Temple Shir Shalom ofOviedo (R) Services held in the EPICenter at University Carillon United Methodist Church, 1395 Campus View Court, Oviedo, 407-366-3556,; Shabbat services: three Fridays each month, 7:30 p.m. Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora (T) Mount Dora, 352- 735-4774;; services: second and fourth Fridays and Saturday of the month. (R) Reform (C) Conservative (O) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist