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PAGE 8A Israel is at war on two fronts. There is the physical battleground of death and destruction that has caused the loss of life and suffering, plus dramatic financial and economic setbacks. Fortu- nately, however, for the mo- ment there is a cease fire but this may only be temporary. There is a second war that continues to rage that is equally as severe as the physical battles Israel has fought--the psychological public relations war. "How can the true picture of Jews and Israel be shown to the world? How can we make our own people, much less the world, proud of Israel's accom- plishments? What must we do HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 A website exclusively for and about Israel will help reverse the negative propaganda. The site is a compilation of manywebsite resources show- ing the bright side of Israel and how those who support Israel can assist her in this struggle. The website's mission is to educate, enlighten and moti- vate anyone interested in the State of Israel. The site has five major categories: 1. "A light Unto the Na- tions" (Isaiah 40-55)---The Torah says that the Jewish people will be "a light unto the nations." The site de- tails major discoveries and inventions in fields such as technology, medicine, science and business. Jews and Israel have made major, significant contributions to the welfare of the world. 2. Eighteen Aspects of Life in Israel: Various aspects of life in Israel are showcased. Experience life in Israel, from the IDF to the Maccabi games, from the Negev to the Mediterranean, from Masada to Tel Aviv, from hi-tech busi- ness to sightseeing pleasure, from klezmer to hip hop, from Jewish to Christian to Islam to Bahia and more. Israel has it all. 3. Eighteen Ways to Help Israel: There are many ways to assist Israel. Contact dif- ferent agencies, publications and government representa- tives. Be involved with Jewish organizations and attend meetings and Israel rallies. The site provides many ideas on how to help Israel. 4. Eighteen Reasons toVisit Israel: Visit Israel and learn more about Jewish heritage. See the miraculous transfor- mation from a desert waste- land to thriving skyscraper cities. Connect and bond with Israeli brothers and sisters who live and defend the Jewish homeland. Visit Israel and feel its energy and see its history 5. Eighteen Lies About Jews and Israel: Hitler's propa- ganda minister, the infamous, Joseph Goebbels, said, "If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it." The Arabs and their allies have been lying to the world for years, and unfortunately people believe these lies. The site exposes, dissects and refutes these lies. In addition, there are five interactive categories: Deals & Coupons: A comprehensive list of money- saving deals and coupons to present the positive aspects of Israel, and what Jews and Israel have contributed to the welfare of the world?" asks Larry Heyman, publisher of WebsiteforIsrael.com. He answers his own ques- tions with some solutions: "We must disseminate more positive information to com- bat the negative perspective the world has of Israel. We need to show how the aver- age person can assist Israel and why it is so important for all Jews to stand united with Israel." And how does Heyman plan to do this? Welcome to www.websiteforisrael.com-a very positive perspective of Israel that Heyman knows available to tourists and local Israelis. Israeli Mitzvah Malls: Merchandise Mall--buy Israe- li products and take a virtual shopping spree, Israeli-style. Tzedakah Mall--a compre- hensive list of charitable and non-profit organizations in Israel. Shabbos & Holidays: Information about Shabbos and the holidays: history, observance, prayers, candle lighting, weekly parsha expla- nations and interpretations. Jewish Bloggers: Avariety of Jewish bloggers expressing their points of view, observa- tions about Jews and the Middle East. The site has room for more bloggers to contribute content. Free Jewish E-cards: A unique collection of con- temporary and traditional Jewish greeting cards for all occasions and holidays. For more information about www.websiteforisrael.com, please contact Larry Heyman at 561-213-7826 or emailus@ websiteforisrael.com. All ages love playing percussion instruments Five-year old Emma Jacobson handed out percus- sion instruments and sang with the audience as her grandmother, Gloria Green, played Broadway classics on the piano. Emma is shown here with Judith at Ivy Court, a Brookdale senior care facility. Green is a program director for The Jewish Pavilion. 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