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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, JUNE I, 2018 PAGE 11A (JNS)--KnessetChristian Guatemala. The love that not going to apologize as Allies Caucus held an event Guatemala has for Israel has Jews for being alive and for in the Knesset's Jerusalem no conditions." living here. By denying our Hall on Wednesday, cel- He said, "All the Guate- connection to Jerusalem is ebrating both the U.S. and malan people, we are very also denying Christianity." Guatemalan embassy movesgrateful thatwe are the ones MK Mickey Levy (Yesh from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem. thatwereable tosee thelight Atid), former deputy finance Members of Israel's parlia- from Israel. Yesterday was ministerandJerusalemcom- ment and Christian leaders the United States; today is mander during the Second gathered to talk about their Guatemala; tomorrow will Intifada, praised Israel for commonalities, sharedsup- Paraguay; and very soon, developing a world-class port and the future of the Honduras and others." health-caresystem, technol- Jewish state. MK Yehuda Glick (Likud)ogysectorandmilitaryinjust The KCAC works to build voiced his belief that the 70 years since returning to direct lines of communica- only rational explanation the Land of Israel. tion, cooperation and coordi- for the event is that "this is MK Merav Ben Ari (Ku- nation, between the Knesset the hand of G-d," and while lanu) praised Guatemalans and Christian leaders around "non-believers may say it is and welcomed other South the world, coincidence, you need alot of American nations to follow The Israeli branch of KCAC faith to be an atheist." inits footsteps, maintaining, has 19 members of Knesset Hehypothesizedthat"even"You are the great heroes of from seven political parties, West[ern] Europe will join," today. You did an amazing with 38 IsraelAllies Caucuses and"we are goingto celebrate step to acknowledge Jerusa- in governments around the muchsoonerthanyouexpectlem as the eternal capital of world, the opening of the Iranian Israel. To be the first state in Josh Reinstein, directorembassyin Israel!" CentralandSouthAmericais of KCAC, called the embassy "America is great. Israel is amazing." move "the greatest thing to greater. But G-d is greatest," DanielWilliams, executive happen in Israel since 1967," continued Glick. director of the IsTael Allies and noted "when people MKMichaelOren(Kulanu) Foundation, which works take their biblical faith and said, "Christian Allies is be- with Congress ard parlia- take it into political action, coming redundant." ments around theworld to there is nothing we cannot He maintained, "The fact mobilizepoliticalslpportfor accomplish." that [U.S. Ambassador to Israel based on Ju&o-Chris- AlanClemmons, amember the United Nations] Nikki tian values, mainained, "I of the South Carolina House Haley stood up in that [U.N.] have never seen Isr elis smile of Representatives, praised Security Council and would as much as they ha e the last the unity between Israeli not let this world body gang couple of days." members of Knesset, stating, up on Israel is a way of saying He urged the continuation "It is not lost on me that we America is back, andAmerica of prayers for Jerusalem, say- have so many members from will not let its friends get ing "we are comr anded to so many political parties, beat up." pray for the peace ,fJerusa- Unfortunately, in the United MK Robert Ilatov (Yisrael lem.Prayer changeChings. It ! States, we were not able to Beiteinu,chairman of KCAC, changes the course faction, getthatunity.Butwithinthe stated that"3,000 years ago, but it also changesus." Christian community, there we made this bold decision Williams acknowledged is no division." to move our capital to Je- being "overwhelmed at the He told JNS that the em-rusalem, and we have never weight of this moment. We bassy move sharpens the re- changed that." He thanked are literally standing in a lationshipbetween Israeland U.S.President Donald Trump miracle. We are standing in theUnitedStatesinwhatwasand Guatemalan President the middle of thousands of already a very close relation- Jimmy Morales, "who with- prayers around the world for ship, and maintained that stood all of the pressure thousands of years that this the theme of kept campaign from within his country and will be established as the promises, including leav- withouttomovetheembassycapital ofthe Jewish people." ing the Iran nuclear deal, to Jerusalem." Michelle Bachmann, a will "have as much or more MK Oded Ferer (Yisrael former member of the U.S. impact on Israel as the event Beiteinu) thanked thoseHouse of Representatives for that we are here to celebrate." around the world who helped the state of Minnesota, said, Congressman Juan Man- make the embassy move oc- "I cried during, b fore and uel Diaz Duran, chairmancur, stating "we are in very after the ceremon to know of the Guatemalan Israelspecialtimes." that thiswas divin ." Allies Caucus, stated that He voiced his hope thatShe claimed, "Tfis is the "throughout history, Israel "next year we will celebrate golden time for Israel, and and Guatemala have been the opening of many more for Jerusalem. Isnel is in a very good friends.And I don't embassies in Jerusalem." position ofstrengtbglobally," know any country that loves MK Anat Berko (Likud) and posited"we wil see even the State of Israel more than told the audience, "We are more strength con out." (JTA)--Mark Wilf, a real Wilf is an attorney and a estate developer and owner partner in Garden Homes, a of the Minnesota Vikings New Jersey-based real estate football team, is expected to development firm.Wilf, along be named the incoming chair with his brother Zygi, has of the Jewish Federations of ownedtheVikingssince2005. North America. He is a member of the board Wilf has held numerous of70FacesMedia, JTA'sparent leadership positions, both company. nationally and locally, in- Jodi Schwartz of NewYork cluding National Campaign is expected to be named vice chair, National Young Lead- chair, and Harold Gerns- ership Cabinet co-chair, and bacher of Dallas is expected president of his community's to be named treasurer. Federation. The nominations will be He also has served as brought to the JFNA Board of co-chair of JFNA's National Trusteesatitsannualmeeting Holocaust Survivors Initia- at the organizations General tive, where he has helped raise Assembly, which will be held millions in funding for strug- this year in Tel Aviv from gling and indigent survivors. October 22 to 24. Mark Wilt 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 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.; habbat 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 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, 407-222-6393; Shabbat service: monthly, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel fRee), 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 Ohev Shalom I C), 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland, 407-298- 4650;; Shabbat ser icel 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 Holidays 8 a.m.; Mincha/Maariv Please call for times. Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation/Ohalei Rivka (C), 11200 S. Apopka- Vineland Rd Orlando, 407-239- 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