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PAGE 6A prior to 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, 7:30 a.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-644-2500. Congregation Chabad 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 JewishAcademy of Orlando--Monday--Friday, 7:45 a.m.--8:30 a.m. Temple Israel--Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-647-3055. FRIDAY, AUGUST 15 Ahavas Yisraei--Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown. SUNDAY, AUGUST 17 BBYO--Kicks off its school year with a pool party at the Roth JCC for teens entering 9th-- 12th grade. It will include a short parent meeting for parents to meet other BBYO parents and learn about the variety of opportunities BBYO has to offer over the next year. Info: Lory Conty, 407-621-4032. MONDAY, AUGUST 18 Israeli Folk Dancing--7-7:30 p.m. beginners, 7:30-8:15 p.m. instruction, 8:15-10 p.m., requests. Cost: Free for JCC members, $5 nonmembers. Info: 407-645-5933. Discover Judaism--Taught by Senior Rabbi Rubiner, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. This 18-week survey course distills the essence of Jewish faith, beliefs, customs and traditions from the Conservative movement perspective. For fees and registration, call Meryl Poweski, 407-298-4650 or email office@ohevshalom.org. WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 20 Learn Hebrew--Enroll in summer classes and learn to read Hebrew offered by Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at 39 Skyline Dr., Suite 1017 in Lake Mary. This is a 10-week course, taught by Akiva Anderson. Cost $36, which covers all textbooks. The course is targeted for beginners and those who wish to brush up on their reading. It will not cover comprehension or conversation. To register, call 407-878-3011 or visit www. jewishnorthorlando.com. FRIDAY, AUGUST 22 Ahavas Yisrael--Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown. ! "It's ] inexcusable!" \\; I"My week is not can't liv-00 complete w00hout it!"l "How in the world am I supposed know what's going on?" J // These are some of the comments we receive from realers // I when they miss an issue of Heritage Florida Jewish News. What are you missing out on?... Subscribe today! II IIIml Imml IIi i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i i I i i lllll I l YES ! I want to be informed. Start my subscription at once. Please: Q enter 1:3 extend my subscription for: Q 1 year at $37.95 52 issues 2 years at $69.95 104 issues 1 year out-of-state at $46.95 or Q 2 years out-of-state at $87.95 MAIL SUBSCRIPTION TO: Nan3e I I .I I I I I I Address City/State/Zip 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 I (407) 834-8787 l-- Ilm I I I lmll mllm Illl l i i i i If different from above, fill in your: Name Address City/State/Zip Phone llllllmllllll HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, AUGUST 15, 2014 On the tntil ofan Ebola cure By Abigail Klein Leichman (Israe121c)--As the most severe Ebola epidemic on re- cord spreads through central Africa, infecting and killing hundreds of citizens and foreign aid workers, and rais- ing the specter of outbreaks all over the world, an Israeli research team isworkingwith survivors to develop antibod- ies against the lethal virus. Dr. Leslie Lobel told IS- RAEL21c that he and fellow principal investigator Dr. Victoria Yavelsky have spent many years studying native immunity to Ebola and an- other equally lethal Equato- rial African virus, Marburg, at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev's Center for Emerging Diseases, Tropical Diseases and AIDS. Ebola, a hemorrhagic fever, is one of the deadliest viruses in the world. It kills up to 90 percent of its victims, while Marburg, another hemor- rhagic fever, kills up to 88 percent. Ebolacan be spread through sweat and saliva and there is no vaccine or cure. In the latest outbreak, the worst ever, more than 670 people have died, including Americans. "Currently we've tracked all Ebola and Marburg virus survivors in Uganda, studied their immune responses to these viruses and identified survivors with a strong im- mune response," he said. "We take blood samples from them and isolate monoclonal antibodies that neutralize the virus in our lab here at Ben- Gunon. Yavelsky and Lobel's thera- peutic approach was proven as a successful potential treatment by their colleagues in the U.S. military, and at several other laboratories. This approach is regarded as the most promising way to prevent Ebola and Marburg, and it could be available within five years. Lobel travels to Africa about five times a year. "We have set up a base laboratory in Entebbe, with our Ugandan colleagues, so that we can process human blood samples in under 12 hours from the time of collection, which is required for our work. After the samples are tested and deemed to be non-infectious, we ship them to Israeland our team here develops antibodies from the samples," Lobel said. Five-year plan "We have a five-year plan and I believe we could have proof of concept with hu- man monoclonal antibodies in monkeys in three to five years," Lobel predicted. "If we can prove it in two animal models we can eventually use it in humans." Ebola on page 7A Quote of the Week "I have a premonition that will not leave me, as it goes with Israel so will it go with all of us." --Eric Hoffer, American author Across 1. Egyptian bigwig of late 5. Jewish End of London 9. Shellfish one can be happy as, supposedly 14. Hebrew letter that means "eye" 15. Year CE of"Antiquities of the Jews" by Josephus 16. Like apoorly made sukkah 17. Revolt against Rome 19. Circumcize, in a way 20. The strings on a tchelet tallit 21. Dan of "Dick" 22. Fleur-de-___ (symbol on the pin of the Israeli Intel- ligence Corps) 23. "Damascus" is into the Old City 25. "Erin Brockovich" actor Peter (born Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon) 28. Yiddish ahems 29. Their horns become shofars 33 .... Zavat Chalav (a land flowing with milk and honey) 34. "Analyze This" director Harold 36. Thumbs down from Gene Siskel 37. Naftali alternative 38. He played Madison in "The Odd Couple" 40. "Diff'rent Strokes" star Charlotte 41. Roy Cohn, e.g. 42. Ten Commandments Torah portion 43. "J'Accuse" writer Zola 45. Summer Torah portion 47. L'___ Dodi 48. "The Executioner's Song" writer Norman 49. Violation of the mitzvah of"hiddur p'nai zaken" (var.) 51. Gives a blessing to 52. Nickname for the Gush Etzion Junction 55. Emma Lazarus, e.g. 59. Pidyon___ (ceremony for first-born boys) 60. Astronaut who died on the space shuttle 62. "Whack- " (episode of the Julianna Margulies vehicle "The Good Wife") 63. Mathematical term for the shapes of bagels 64. Etrog alternative 65. NFTY members 66. Louisiana anti-Semite David 67. "___, zei a mentsch" (Yid- dish for "Be a good person above all") Down 1. Ima's abba 2. Sivan preceder 3. Beget, Biblically 4. Freudian psychiatrist Her- mann Rorschach's kind of test 5. It can get you out of Hebrew school 6. Israelis take "Acamol" for it 7. Rachel Was Leah's (abbr.) 8. Knoxville org. visited by David Ben Gurion in 1951 9. Sechel, e,g. 10. Jewish school of yesterday 11. "South Park" song "Hot 12. "And (Ehud's servants) took___ and opened them..." (Judges 3:25) 13. Pianist Dame Hess 18. Rabbi and Biblical com- mentator Kerry 21. Diner who wrote about Jewish food 23. Friendly jeers for Jerry Seinfeld? 24. Stage name for Milton Marx 25. Construction material in Solomon's temple 26. Address the Knesset 27. Busybody 30. " Come She Will" (Simon and Garfukel tune) 31 .... Adumim (town out- side Jerusalem) 32. Glare from Haman 34. Namesakes of a Biblical heroine 35. Leather shoe replacement for Tisha B'av 39. Kosher 44. Saying "Osama" instead of "Obama" 46. Where Gluekel lived inthe 17th century 48. One-time religious iden- tity of cult opponent Steven Hassan 50. Wilder et. al. 52. Kander and Ebb's "All Jazz" 53. The second seder is pretty much the .... 54. It is instrumental to Mitch Miller 55. Spielberg's "Jurassic___" 56. Arabic word from which we get the English "admiral" 57. Some chazers 58. Rabbi's reaction to food that contains both meat and milk 60. Mike Huckabee: "Don't buy the lie that if Israel would just give.up some more land be OK" 61 .... Grant (Ed Asner role on Mary Tyler Moore's show) m m 1 2 14 m m 17 m m 2O II 25. 26 33 37 m 41 w m 45 II 52 53 59 62 m 65 m m The Jerusalem Post Crossword Puzzle By David Benkof DavidBenkof@aol.com m 12 13 31 32 See answers in the August 22 issue of-the Heritage. 57 58