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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, AUGUST 24, 2012 PAGE 7A f By Linda Gradstein comment on what steps the The Media Line Electric Company plans to take. The PalestinianAuthority Officials at the Israeli (PA) owes more than $170 companysaythisisnotanew million to the Israel Elec- problem.AspartofanIsraeli- tric Company, and Israel is Palestinianagreement, they threatening to cut off the supply electricity to the east flow" unless the debt is paid. Jerusalem power company, Palestinian officials say which does not have its own that could cause widespread infrastructure. blackouts throughout the "There are always debts " West Bank. and they repay part but then "Aweek ago they gave us a the debt grows again," an of- warning that if we don't pay ficial at the electricity corn- they will start to cut off the pany told The Media 'Line. electricity," Hisham Omari, "We're just asking for what the general director of the they owe us. We're having East Jerusalem Electricity our own financial problems Company told Tt3e Mediabecause the price of gas has Line. "They told us that gone up dramatically. Before it's not a political issue, we go to take out loans at but an economic one. Wehigh interest, we want the understand that the Israeli debts paid." electricity company needs The issue arises as Israel's their money. Most of our electricity consumption is problemiswiththePalestin- at an all-time high due to ian Authority." record-breaking summer Iris Ben Shahal, aspokes- heat and the disruption in woman for the utility con- natural gas supplies from firmed the numbers~ Egypt. The company is "The East Jerusalem De-urging Israelis not to use velopment Company owes washing machines and dry- $106 million dollars and the ers between noon and 5 p.m. Palestinian Authority owes when demand is at its peak. the rest," she told The Media The east Jerusalem com- Line. Ben Shahal would not pany supplies electricity to Bethlehem, Ramallah andwaiting on Palestinian Jericho as Well as twelve President Mahmoud Ab- refugee camps. Hisham bas's desk." Omari says only about five He says cutting off the percent of the refugees pay electricity could virtually for electricity. In Gaza, he shut down the Palestinian says, most refugees are not economy in the West Bank billed for electricity. Under including hospitals, water an Israeli-Palestinian agree- pumps (allelectrically-oper- ment, Israel deducts the ated) and communications. electricity costs for Gaza Omari said he has appealed from the customs taxes it to the Israeli company to collects on behalf of the delay action for two weeks in Palestinian Authority for recognition ofthe three-day exports from Gaza. holiday of Id A1-Fitr which is "Wesendbillsbuttheyjust set to begin this weekend. throw them away," Omari Soon after that, Palestinian said. "They say that since schools reopen. During that the refugees in Gaza don't time, he says, the Jerusalem pay, they don't want to pay electricity company will either. We need the Palestin- try to work out a payment ianAuthoritytohelpuswith schedule and the Palestin- this issue." Jan Authority will pay part Of the total $106 million of the debt. theeastJerusalemcompany Omari also worries that owes Israel, more than $60 the dispute, while economic, million represents unpaid could have political conse- bills from refugees. Omari quences. is also calling for harsher "If electricity is Cut off, penalties for those found there could be a new inti- stealing electricity, fada," he said, referring to "Right now even if we the Palestinian uprising in catch them and take them 2000. "People will go into to court, they get a fine of the streets and they will be $50," he said. "We want to angry at both Israel and the put them in jail for three PA. Oncethis starts, nobody months, but the bill is will be able to stop it." NACHMAN, RICHARD H. " Richard Nachman of Ockla- waha, Fla died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012. He was 67 years old. Mr. Nachman was born in Baltimore on July 1, 1945, to the late Leon and Sylvia MORRIS 'BUD' BLAHER Samuels Nachman. He at-villediedonSaturday, Aug. 11, daughters, Francine (Alan) Morris "Bud" Blaher of tended local area schools, 2012. He was 69years old. GarfinkelofMaitlandandOlga Apopka died Friday, Aug. 3, received his associates degree AnativeofPlainfield, N.J he Schwartz ofArizona.He isalso - 2012. He was 84 years old. and worked as a computer wasbornonJan.29,1943,tothe survived by his sister, Sheila Mr.Blaherwasanelectrical analyst. He relocated to the late Sydney and Sara Klansky (Don) Watson of California; engineer and a former mere- Orlando area from Virginia Schwartz. HemovedfromNew andhis twograndsons. Hex~as ber of both Temple Israel and in 1986. JerseywithhisfamilytoCentral predeceased by his daughter, Congregation Ohev Shalom. Mr. Nachman is survivedFlorida in 1955 and earned his Mindy, in 1990. He also was a member of the by his wife, the former Di- bachelor's degree from Stetson Funeral services were held American Legion and theane Pressman of Ocklawaha; University.Mr.Schwartzgradu- at Beth Shalom Memorial Jewish Genealogical Society his son, Neal of Tampa; his atedwithhisJurisDoctorfrom Chapel on Aug. 14 with Rabbi of Central Florida. daughter, Julie Adelman of the University ofTennessee. He Pat Hickman of Temple Israel He is survived by his wife, Altamonte Springs; his broth- was an attorney, who traveled - Viera officiating. A private Dorothy of Apopka; his sons, ers, Harry(Shiggie) of Canada around the world handling burial took place at Temple Michael of Apopka and Neal andMarcofVirginia;hissister, cases specializing inthe Long- Israel Cemetery. (Genie) of Maitland; his broth- ArunaByers of Japan;and four shoreman Act, worker's comp. The family requests con- er, WilliamofFlemington, N.J grandchildren, issues and the Defense Base tributions in memory of John and two grandsons. Gravesideserviceswereheld Act law. Mr. Schwartz and the Michael Schwartz be made to Memorial contributions atBetChaimCemetery, Gotha, former Leila Milavetz, his wife VITAS Hospice of Titusville, may be made to either the with Rabbi Arnold Siegel of- ofnearly42yearswhosurvives 323 S. WashingtonAve, Titus- America Heart Association or ficiating, him, were married Oct; 31, ville, FL 32796. Congregation Ohev Shalom. The family requests contri- 1970, in Orlando. Funeral services were en- Funeral services were en- bution~ be made in memory In addition to his wife, Mr. trustedtoBethShalomMemo- [rustedtoBethShalomMemo- of Richard Nachman to the Schwartz is survived by his rial Chapel, Orlando. rial Chapel, Orlando. Jewish Federation of Greater" Orlando, 851 N. Maitland Ave, Sudoku (see page 19 for solution Maitland, FL 32751. Services were entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Cha- pel, Orlando. SCHWARTZ, JOHN M. John M. Schwartz of Titus- Answers from 05/17/2012 d .sh DISH NETWORK Starting at SAVE! & Ask About SAME DAY I~LUS 30 Ptenllum Movie Channels f ~ j~ FREE ,or 3 MonUIs, CALL 1-888-903-6814 A d'sh 395 7 8 5 2 5 7 2 9 9 4 6 1 2 6 73 1 2 2 5 8 StatePoint Media Fill in the blank squares in the grid, making sure that every row, column and 3-by-3 box includes all digits I through 9. Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory 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 sched- ules shown at; 407-566-9792. Chabad ~ubavitch 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 AIA, 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. at Savannah Court in Maitland. 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 Social Hall of Our Lady of Lakes Church, 1310 Maximillian St Deltona; 386-804-8283;www.mybeth- shalom.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 Friday; 8 p.m 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. C~mgregation Ohev Shalom (C), 613 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 Po'inte Blvd Kis-[ simmee, 407-935-0064;; Shabbat service, ! 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation of Shaarei Yerushalyim (O), 9869 Kilgore Rd Or- lando, 407-928-8972; services: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m Shabbat services: Friday Minha, 7:30 p.m.; Kabbalat Shabbat -i 8 p.m Saturday 9:30 a.m. Congregation Sinai (C/R), 303 N. S.R. 27, Minneola; 352-243- 5353;; services: every Friday, 7:45 p.m.; Heal!ng 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;; Shabbatservices: Friday, 7p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 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 Israelof DeLand (R), 1001 E. New York Ave DeLand, 386-736-1646; Friday Shabbat service, 7 p.m. 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 Chfirch, 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