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PAGE 6A HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, JUNE 29, 2012 Share the Care--A respite care group meets in the senior lounge of the Jewish Community Center Maitland campus Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include sharir g Shabbat with JCC preschoolers in the morning and a program with Jewish content provided by the Jewish Pavilion in the afternoon. Info: Mary Ellen Grant, executive director of Share the Care, at 407-423-5311 or email her at megrant@helpforcaregivers.org. MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Call synagogue to confirm time.) Chabad of South Orlando--Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. 407-354-3660. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael--Monday - Friday, 7 a.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m 407-644-2500. Congregation Chabad Lubavitch of Greater Daytona--Monday, 8 a.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m 672-9300. Congregation Ohev Shalom--Sunday, 9 a.m 407-298-4650. GOBOR Community Minyan at Jewish Academy of Orlando--Monday - Friday, 7:45 8:30 a.m. FRIDAY, JUNE 29 Ahavas Yisrael--Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown. 904- a.m. m "I'm lost 1 without it!" ! "My week is not dete without it!"l inexcusable!" without it!" ,w in the world am I supposed to1 know what's going, on?" 7r-" j T)::e th:; ~ie ::hsec: 7~neH:tS Wtagee reFlC:ivde fr Jew~'sheaNde14 ~s What are you missing out on? Subscribe today! l Ill l l I l IIIlll I l l l m I l I l l l I I I I I I I I YES! I want to be informed. Start my subscription at once. Please: enter extend my subscription for: Q 1 year at $37.95 52 issues 2 years at $69.95 104 issues Q 1 year out-of-state at $46.95 or 2 years out-of-state at $87.95 MAIL SUBSCRIPTION TO: NalTle I Address I City/State/Zip Phone # expiration date I I I I I Fill out coupon and mail, ~ check or credit card information to: HERITAGE Florida Jewish News P.O. Box 300742 Fern Park, FL 32730 (407) 834-8787 l-- I I l I I l lll I l l If differentabove, fill in your: Nanle I I I Ad~ I City/State/Zip | Phone | Illllllll 1 Ill ~ SUNDAY, JULY 1 Roth Jewish Community Center--SummerSunday theme: All-American Party, 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. It will include lunch, music and themed swim games, along with tennis at 11:30 a.m. and basketball at 1 p.m. Free for JCC members, $5 per person for all others. RSVPs are requested by Wednesday each week at http://bit.ly/summersundays. Info: Amanda Ayers at AmandaA@ orlandojcc.org or at 407-645-5933, ext. 256. MONDAY, JULY 2 Israeli Folk Dancing--7-7:30 p.m. beginners, 7:30-8:15 p.m. instruction, quests. Cost: $4.50 JCC members, $5 nonmembers. Info: 407-645-5933. 8:15-10 p.m. re- FRIDAY, JULY 6, Ahavas Yisrael--Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown. Share the Care--A respite care group meets in the senior lounge of the Jewish Community Center Maitland campus Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include sharing Shabbat with JCC preschoolers in the morning and a program with Jewish content provided by the Jewish Pavilion in the afternoon. Info: Mary Ellen Grant, executive director of Share the Care, at 407-423-5311 or email her at megrant@helpforcaregivers.org. SUNDAY, JULY 8 Roth Jewish Community Center--Summer Sunday theme: I Love Israel. Party will be 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. It will include lunch, music and themed swim games, along with tennis at 11:30 a.m. and basketball at 1 p.m. Free for JCC members, $5 per person for all others. RSVPs are requested by Wednesday each week at http://bit.ly/summersundays. Info: Amanda Ayers at AmandaA@orlandojcc.org or at 407-645-5933, ext. 256. By Abe Novick Kirby's doppelganger, Steve The story of these Jewish Rogers (Cap's alias), who fighters was documented in (JTA)mAs moviegoers started as a small weakling "The Avengers," a1967 book by flocked to see Marvel's new su- too feeble to join the military, Michael Bar-Zohar about Ho- perhero ensemble, theywould was picked on and bullied. But Iocaust survivors who tracked understandablyassociate the afteranexperimentperformed down Nazi criminals in an ef- idea of Nazi-fighting avengers by Dr. Reinstein (sounds like fort to avenge their massacred with Captain America, Iron Einstein), he quickly became brethren, and later in the 1986 Man, Thor. Hulk and Black a super soldier tasked with documentary "The Partisans of Widow. But. in fact. there aiding the Allied war effort. Vilna"andonTheHistoryChan- was also a real band of Jewish All of this may seem like nel. For many Jews. the story- freedomfighterswiththesame fantastic child's play; hit the goes.thefactthathugenumbers name who were bent on stick- historic rewind button. At of Nazi soldiers were allowed to ing it to Hitler's henchmen, about the same time some simply go home once the war Let'sstartwiththenewfilm. 71yearsago, inJune 1941 as had ended was intolerable. Withoutgivingawayanything, NaziGermanywasattackinga Rich Cohen came out m let'sjustsayit goes there.And, cityinLithuaniaandestablish- 2000 with a book by the same of course, Captain America ing the Vilna Ghetto, there title, alsoaboutthoseJewswh0 was launched in 1941 with actually was a small group of sought revenge. the iconic image of Captain heroic Jews who took on the "In the winter of 1941. a AmericapunchingHitlerright handle The Avengers. This charismaticyoungpoetnamed inthe face, knockinghimfora bandofJewishresistancefight- Abba Kovner formed a Jewish loop. That's no surprise Cap 'ers, alsoknownbythemoreof- guerrilla group in the Vilna (like Superman, Batman, ficialsoundingUnitedPartisan ghetto, in Lithuania," Cohen X-Men and so many other su- Organization, operated out of wrote."Theysneakedthrough perheroes)was.createdbytwo the Ponar forest the same the city's sewers, blowing up Jews: Joe Simon (born Hymie place that fellow Jews from German transports and out- Simon) and Jack Kirby (born the ghetto were taken to be posts with homemade bombs. Jacob Kurtzberg). shotandburiedinmassgraves. After the war Kovner and his Kirby grew up on thetough One of the leaders of this Avengers hatched a plan to streets of New York's Lower brigade was Abba Kovner, the poisonS.000Nazisimprisoned EastSide, thehuboftheJewish famous organizer of the Vilna at Stalag 13 in Nuremberg." immigrantexperience.Andso Ghetto uprising who fought Soasyou'rechewingonyour it became Cap's address, too. back against the Nazis and popcorn, just remember that As Kirby recalls, the neigh- planned to carry out a mass lurking behind the colorful borhood was rough and turn- act of revenge on the German costumes, special effects and ble. with street fights a corn- people soon after the war superhero banter is a deeper mon occurrence. Likewise, ended, real storyline. Across 1. He lost an eye in 1941 6. They're nuts 11. Hebrew letter with a "fnal" form 14. Make (succeed a la Loman) 15. "Entourage" job 16. "Close Encounters" sight 17. 60Minutes newsman who died in 2012 19. 1973 Supreme Court decision name 20. Judith Resnik's org. 21. Center of gravity? 22. Radiator, e.g. 24. Hit the slopes 26. Newsweek's "#1 pulpit rabbi in America" David 27. 1993 Spielberg bi0pic 33. of Galilee 34. Kabbalist Isaac 35. Jacob's twin 36. Beaming 38. Night school course: Abbr. 39. Hora, e.g. 40. Neuter, as a horse 41.10-F, e.g. 43. Canadian sentence- enders 44. Prominent religious Zionist rabbi 48. Barak and Olmert 49. Article for Einstein 50. " base here?" 52. Wild West 54. Hawaiian island where Honolulu is 58. Lost tribe of Israel 59. Holocaust historian Saul 62. Anger 63. Spooky 64. Opens a Jaffa orange 65. Tamid 66: Precious people 67. Bodily swelling Down 1. "Why did I do that?!" 2. Birthplace of all major religions 3. Kin of buffaloes 4. On (under tight control) 5. Ushana Tovah! (Happy Year!) 6. Cabbagelike vegetable 7. Leer at 8. She plays Rachel on "Glee" 9. News bigwig 10. Iron products 11. German socialist revolutionary 12. " friend or ?" 13. Author Jonathan Safran ("Everything is Illuminated) 18. Malkeinu 23. Cop (bargain in court) 25. Potter's tool 26. Riches 27. Historian Tom ("1949") 28. Creator of Rob and Laura Petrie 29. Joseph could interpret them 30. Can't say sibilant syllables 31. "Borat" creator Baron Cohen 32. Mon. follower 33. Adventure story 37. Western state with five synagogues 39. Doofus 42. Alleged scammer Arthur 45. Imitated the Big Bad Wolf 46. Like some eye-pleasing websites 47. Got rid of wrinkles 50. Talmudist Steinsaltz 51. Satu (ancestral home of some Hasidim) 52. She moved to Palestine in 1921 53. Citrus coolers 55. "Zip" follower 56. Captain's post 57. Air bear? 60. George's brother 61. Parrot m 11 16 19 23 3O 35 43 47 -I 52 54 55 The Jerusalem Post Crossword Puzzle By David Benkof DavidBenkof@aol.com See answers in the July 7 issue of the Heritage.