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PAGE 6A prior 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 Ghabad Lubavitch of Greater Daytona--Monday, 8 a.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m., 904- 672-9300. Congregation Ohev Shalom--Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-298-4650. GOBOR Community Minyan at Jewish Academy of Orlando--Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Temple Israel--Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-647-3055. I f 1 00witho00tit: j f,,My week is not lcomplete 00out it, J [-"How in the world am I supposed to 1 Lknow what's going on.. 9'' These are some of the comments we receive from readers j when they miss an issue of Heritage Florida Jewish News. ,, ,, == Zh==atare you==missingout on?.. S==ubscribe today L == -- ,,, YES ! I want to be informed. Start my subscription at once. Please: [:3 enter 1 extend my subscription for: I  1 year at $37.95 52 issues I  2 years at $69.95 104 issues ]  1 year out-of-state at $46.95 or 12 years outZof-state at $87.95 . | I MAIL SUBSCRIPTION TO: I I Name I I I I Address | City/State/Zip I I Phone expiration date Fill out coupon and mail, with check or credit card information to: HERITAGE Florida Jewish News P.O. Box 300742 Fern Park, FL 32730 (407) 834-8787 i- ii ii ii IlllI I ill If different from above, fill in your: Name Address City/State/Zip Phone 1 1 1 I 1 I I 1 IIIIm I Ill 1 I Ill HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, AUGUST 2, 2013 FRIDAY, AUGUST 2 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. MONDAY, AUGUST 5 Israeli Folk Dancing--7-7:30 p.m. beginners, 7:30-8:15 p.m. instruction, 8:15-10 p.m. re- quests. Cost: Free for JCC members, $5 nonmembers. Info: 407-645-5933. THURSDAY, AUGUST 8 ,Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando--4 p.m., Conference Call to provide information on a Mission to Israel and the General Assembly. Dial 712-432-1500 and enter 946360# for partici- pant code. Contact Emely Katz, 407-645-5933 x239 if you cannot make the call. FRIDAY, AUGUST 9 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. Ahavas Yisrael Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown. Dor Shalom--Potluck Shabbat dinner at 6 p.m. in Longwood. Event will be held in a private home and address information will be sent to attendees prior to the event. Attendees are asked to bring their favorite vegetarian kosher-style dish prepared for at least 12 people. Info: www. jfgo.org. Congregation Beth Sholom--Kabbalat Shabbat at 7 p.m. with Karen Allen and Zoriy Zinger. An Oneg Shabbat with refreshments will follow the service. The synagogue is at 315 N. 13th St., Leesburg, with the entrance on Center Street. Info: www.bethsholomflorida.org or call 352-326-3692. - Seven Weeks in Israel First person by to the sky. Driving from the Israel s highly skilled tech- Marilyn Scliwartz airport to the city of Netanya, nical work force has brought Orlando Chapter " where we stayed, we passed Israel into the forefront of the of Hadassah . through Tel Aviv. In the worlds' economy. Natural gas center of the city, there were drilling platforms are retriev- We are frequent visitors to buildings rising up 30 stories ' ing gas from the Mediter- Israel and have been going or more; some commercial ranean sea off the northern there for the past 35 years, and others residential. In coast, which will make Israel Werecentlyreturnedwithour Herzylia, we passed by the energy independent. In ad- heads filled'with visions and offices of some of the largest dition, new desalinization sightsthatresonatewithpride high-tech companies in the plantsare currently usingthe and excitement at the unbe- world. A number of ligh-rise sea water to resolve Israel's lievablegrowthandprosperity apartments were also be- water shortage. thatwewitressedaswedrove ing built in Netanya. These However, Israel's popula- aroundthe country, apartments were far from tiorl of 7.6 million still has What we noticed immedi- ately were the automobiles. No longer do Israelis drivearound in cars 10 years old, but are racing around (and I do mean racing) in all the same mod- els that we drive here. What makes this so extraordinary I is that they have to pay at least twice as much as we do, I due to the high taxes thatare ] added to the cost of the car. In addition, large SUVs seem | to be popular even though the I price of gas is nearly $8 a gal- l Ion. The cars are choking the roads and while Israel tries to I improve the infrastructure of I its highways, it can't seem to I keep up with the number of I automobiles that the Israelis are driving. I The next sight that met our I eyes was literally hundreds of building cranes reaching being reasonably priced (even by our standards). Near the Mediterranean coast a price of 2,500,000 shekels ($675,000) for a two-bedroom apartment was considered normal. And along with the growth of these communities huge shopping malls were being erected. Beautiful, shiny bright malls filled with every designer label store and more. On Friday mornings, kiosks offered delectable, freshly prepared foods for Shabbat; bakeries had shelves overflow- ing with all manner of breads, rolls, cookies, cakes and pastries and the aisles were crowded with shoppers. The new mall we visited in south Netanya had underground parking for more than 1,000 and above ground parking as well. its share of problems. There have been public protests against the high cost of living, such asthe price of housing, transport, childcare, food and fuel. Recently, its health care system suffered a budget cut NIS 150 million (about $40 million). The chairman of the Israel Medical Asso- ciation said that, "there is no doubt the medical system needs much more funding to meet its needs". Therefore, it becomes obvious that outside assistance from organizations such as Hadassah will be a continuing necessity for the foreseeable future. We returned from our trip filled with enthusiasm and zeal, knowing that our sup- port for Israel will be even greater than,before and look forward to our next trip. Across 1. Dell, e.g, 5. Julius Streicher and Julius Schreck, e.g. 10. The Vilna 14. Hiding place 15. Take ___= (inspect) 16. Skeleton component 17."Exodus" director Preminger 18.1990s Middle East envoy for Bill Clinton 20. 1968 Arthur Miller play 22. Niggunim 23. "Simpsons" voice actor Azaria 24. Approximately 26. It might be used for gaz- pacho 30. 1920 Arab 31 .... Cassin (human rights NGO) 32. Word with cream or skating 35. Many Eastern European Jews ran them 36. Getting closer to 120 38. Nudge 39. Big Apple subway org. 40. Ahad ___ (pioneering cul- tural Zionist) 41. Yiddish writer Chaim ("The Yeshiva") 42. JTS Chancellor and co- author, "The Jew Within" 45. Homes for many Holocaust survivors 49. Holocaust historian Mayer ("Why Did the HeAvens Not Darken?') 50. "Fear of Flying" author Jong 51. Lowest deck of a ship,where many Yiddish-speaking immi- grants were berthed 55. Home of Wilshire Boulevard Temple 58. "___ Plenty 0  Nuttin'" (Gershwin song) 59. Put to bed snugly, with "in" 60. Reitman and Boesky 61. Another white meat 62. Gentle as ___ 63. '____ Cottin Pogrebin, who wrote "Deborah, Golda, and Me" 64. Biblical heroine who killed Sisera Down 1. What platelets help blood do 2. It may be taken with a Bible 3. Bris, e.g. 4. Isaiah and Ezekiel 5. 1991 literature Nobelist Gordimer 6. Smart ___(obnoxious ones) 7. Serling's "The Twilight ___" 8. Physicist's study 9. Mt. Hermon accessory 10. Wise guys 11. "All " (Irving Berlin tune) 12. Genesis 13. Torah portion about Na- zirites 19. Artscroll Chumash 21. Dessler and others 24. Filmmaker Ethan or Joel 25. "Princesses: Island" (Reality TV show) 26. A proper partner? 27. '! Talkin'" (Bob Dylan song) 28. Gossipmeister Barrett 29. Leviwhowrote Survivalin Auschwitz" T-" 7- 32. Glass and Gershwin 1"7- 33 .... of Jewish law (Mishneh Torah, e.g.) lr 34. "The Dragons of___" (Carl  Sagan novel) 36. Seniors' grp. 37. Labor activist Helene 26 2r 38. Top item on a to-do list 3-6- 40. He wore a three-cornered hat 3-g- m 41. Rocker Simmons 3- 43. Scarcely visible fingerprint 44. Fancy in apparel 45. Nile feature 45 46 46. Vain 47 .... Systems, computer s-'"  networking giant s"g- 48. Pat- ii 51. Bed board 59 52. Rain in Spain?  53. No longer around i 54. "Too many more to men- tion abbr. 56. Composer Shohat 57. Rosh Hashana ___ (the night before the new year) m i m 6 7 8 Z-I _IL 29 31 -s I 43 51 i m 57 The Jerusalem Post Crossword Puzzle By David Benkof DavidBenkof@aoi.com See answers in the Aug. 9, 2013 issue of the Heritage. i J 12 13 I1 33 34 i i II 53 54 i i i i