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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, JULY 11, 2014 PAGE 7A Israeli Forensic Expert: By Dave Bender 19, GiladShaar, 16,andNaftali The Algemeiner Frankel, 16, eulogized their sons in separate ceremonies "One of the abducted in their communities, Elad, youths put up a serious fight Taimon, and NofAyalon. against his captors," a source Yifrach "died a hero," his connected to the forensic grandfather Ezra, said in his examinations of the bodies of eulogy. the three teens, told Israel's "He didn't go like a lamb to Walla News on June 30. the slaughter," he said, accord- The families of EyalYifrach, ing to The Times of Israel. All e threeyouthshad"glorifiedthe The three were buried name of God," he said. "You side by side at the cemetery united Israei for the first time in Modi'in, northwest of in many years." Jerusalem exactly 24 hours "We'dhopedthey'dbefound after they were discovered alive," he told the IsraeliWalla by searchers, hidden beneath news site. "But since we were stones in a shallow grave near informed, it'sbeenreallyhard Halhoul. within the family, among Prime Minister Benjamin friends, and among all of the Netanyahu spoke at the fu- House of Israel," he said. nerals. HARVEY ARNOWITZ a new way to serve. Despite he met his wife, Bea, whom he needed a little more sup- being assigned to a captain he married in 1948. port, he finally got a walker Harvey Arnowitz passed who almost got him killed, When they celebrated - not an easy step - but he away on June 19, 2014. He he eventually ended up at- their 65th anniversary, itwas was determined to be in- was 91years old. tached directly to General plain to see that they were dependent and determined Brooklyn born to first- Eisenhower and travelled still in love like newlyweds, to come to shul. He'd stay generation Americans, Sam with him for most of the Harvey was devoted to Bea for Kiddush lunch and and Freda, Mr. Arnowitz war and afterwards, andwas beyond measure. She in turn schmoozing a little, but he grew up with his brothers there to capture the Battle of didn't just love him for his couldn't stay for the study Paul and Zuckie in an idyl- theBulge, the consolidation car or sense of humor but because he had a date with lic neighborhood. He was a of the Normandy Invasion, because of his kindness and apretty girl. It didn't matter devout Dodgers fan along to document the famous uprightness.Hewasagentle that he saw her every day, a with everyone else. His Eagle's Nest. He was also soul who cared about her date was a date. grandmother made sure there to record the horrors and their daughters, Linda His daughters made sure to take play-by-play notes of the concentration camps and Robin. he could keep that date one duringthe day gamessothe as they were liberated. His For over 20 years Harvey last time. After a month's boys could catch up on the photos of these dark deeds was in charge of Temple Is- fight, he final knew that he action when they got home. are in the Yad Vashem col- rael's buildings and grounds couldn't hold on any longer. He was a kind young man lection as part of the eternal for our congregations- and He made his decisions, gave with a great sense of humor record for humanity, that's through three differ- instructions, made all the and knack for tinkering. He After the war, Mr. Ar- entbuildings. He ran a tight nurses love him and then even rigged up a wheelchair nowitz photographed theship, usuallywithaverytight went to rest peacefully sur- to help his grandfather. He Nuremberg trials and even budget. He knew how to get rounded by his family. justwanted to help- even at used a tripod to have one things doneand, in stronger Good men like HarveyAr- four, when his father said he photo with himself stand- days, never minded doing nowitz don't show up in the wantedtogetthecarpainted, ing behind the criminals, them himself. He took care history books. Very few get Harvey took matters in his His sense of right told him of Temple Israel like it was turned into movies or novels. own hands and painted it, on thatbringingthemtojustice his own home. Ifsomething But Harvey lived an amaz- the inside, was an important step in our broke, he'd know a guy to set ing life of love, adventure, Mr. Arnowitz was called history, it right. He spoke his mind achievement and devotion. to action in World War II. Although he never at the meetings and on the He did it all without lies or He was A1 fit and one of the bragged about his service board and had a way of cut- hate or greed. He wasn't a first in his neighborhood he wasproudofwhathehad ting through to heart of an man shaped by his times to ship out to Alabama for accomplished. His albums issue. Not exactly blunt, but but one who sought to shape training.Always amanwith contain iconic pictures of he didn't mince words, them. He lived by that most an innate sense ofjustice, he heroes and villains and the Every Shabbat he'd be ancient and blessed of Jew- was shocked to see that the story they tell will never be there, third row from the ish values: he tried to make "colored" soldiers couldn't forgotten, front, ready with a quip dur- things better. He has left ride the buses or go in the When Harvey was finallying the sermon. When hebehindalegacytotheworid, restaurants even while in on his way home, he tele- needed a boost, he brought ourcommunityandhisfam- uniform.As hesaid, the Ger- graphedhismother,"getthe his oxygen machine. When ily that will always endure. man POW's could ride the kneidleach ready." Many GI's trains across the south, but whoreturnedcouldn'tadjust his fellow soldiers couldn't, to civilian life. Many who Mr.Arnowitzwasoriginal-had seen the full horrors of lysettobeatankdriverinthe the Second World War and armored division but they Holocaust could never find soon found out his eyesight peace. Mr. Arnowitz made wasn't quite up to it. When his own peace. After the war they asked if anyone knew he began a great love affair. anythingaboutcameras, his A new 1947 Ford, with a childhood hobby opened up heater no less. Because of it, Sudoku (see page 14 for solution SUDOKU Answers from O7/O4/2014 you could save 28%" Call 1-8OO-970-4376 to see how much you could save on car insurance. 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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. 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 El(C), 2185 MeadowlaneAve., 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 1308 E. Normandy Blvd., Deltona; 386-804-8283;; 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 Friday; 8 p.m., 2nd and 3rd Fridays; 6 p.m., 4th and 5th Fridays; Saturday: 10 a.m. Congregation Mateh Chahn (R), P.O. Box 060847, Palm Bay, 32906, 321-768-6722. Congregation Ohev Shalom (C), 513 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;; Shabbatservice, 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; www.tiflorida~org; 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 L'Chayim (R), 4420 South Rd. 27, Ste. 4, Clermont, 352- 978-6357; 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