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Editorials 4A Op-Ed 5A Calendar 6A Scene Around 9A Synagogue Directory 11A JTA News Briefs 13A Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu addresses the U.N. General Assembly in New York, a hidden Iranian nuclear facility and secret missiles in Lebanon's capital, on Sept. 27, 2018. Avi Ohayon/GPO visual in hand, revealing 9 r~ (JNS)--In his address at the U.N. atom bomb. But ladies and gentlemen, Tehran--Israel knows what you're do- General Assembly's 73rd session on rest assured, thatwon'thappen.Itwon't ing," Netanyahu said. He added that Thursday, Israeli Prime Minister Ben- happen because what Ira aides Israel Israel will continuously counter Iran jamin Netanyahu, visual in hand, re- will find. and "also in Syria and also in Iraq." vealedahiddenlraniannuclearfacility Netanyahu said the Iranian ware- "Hezbollah is using the innocent and secretmissilesinLebanon'scapital, house includes technology for Iran's people of Beirut as human shields," "So, distinguished delegates, you nuclear initiative, remarking that the said Netanyahu, holding up aphoto of have to ask yourself a question," Ne- Islamic Republic "took this radioactive amissilesitebeneathasoccerstadium. tanyahu stated point blank to the As- material and spread it around Tehran "Israelalso knows what you are doing." sembly members. "Why did Iran keep like Nutella." Netanyahu's remarks come a day a secret atomic archive and a secret Netanyahu said the regime removed after meetingwithU.S. President Don- atomic warehouse? The reason Iran 33 pounds ofradioactivematerial from aid Trump on the sidelines at the U.N. didn't destroy its atomic archive and its the facility, which contained up to event, with the Israeli leader saying atomic warehouse is because it hasn't 600,000 pounds of nuclear material, afterwards that he was "very pleased" abandoned its goal to develop nuclear last month. The Israeli prime minister with the outcome. They discussed peace weapons. In fact, it planned to use both asked the InternationalAtomic Energy negotiationswith the Palestinians and of these sites in a few years when the Agency to inspect the facility,the situation in Syria, among other time would be right to breakout to the "I have a message for tyrants of regional issues. On Sunday, Oct. 7, at Flem- ings Steakhouse in Winter Park, there will be a"Smashed Cancer" whiskey, wine and beer event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This is a precursor to "Smash Cancer," which is a tennis tournament to raise funds for oral cancer screenings and Human Pap- illomavirus, better known as HPV, vaccinations. There will be a Smash Cancer ten- nis tournament at the USTA National Campus in Orlando on Saturday, Nov. 3. However, if you don't play tennis, or aren't even interested in ten- nis, but enjoy having a drink with your buddies, you can still help support the cause. Funds raised at the whiskey event will help head and neck cancer patients who need as- sistance with transportation to chemo/radiation, as well as specialized dental care. Tournament and whiskey event organizer Jason Men- delsohn, a cancer survivor, is a tennis player and former USTA Junior Team Tennis "dad captain" with a long history in the Orlando tennis community. He was diagnosed with cancer caused by HPV, andshares his story in hopes of letting families know that there is a vaccine available, and to encourage people to get screened. "Being able to raise funds to help head and neck cancer patients through a sport I love is an awesome privilege. The HPVvaccine,which is for boys and girls, had it been around when I was a kid would have likely stopped me from ever getting HPV throat cancer." Mendelsohn was likely exposed around age 18 to HPV, which didn't manifest in cancer until age 44. Statistics show that three out of four adults by age 30 have HPV, including 62 percent of freshman in col- lege. Men between the ages of 40-60 are the most-highly diagnosed, decades afterbeing exposed to the virus. "Oral cancer screenings are extremely important," Mendelsohn says. "I share my story to stop other parents from ever making videos to their kids saying goodbye as I did just 4-1/2 years ago. I feel that it's my responsibility to protect future generations from a preventable cancer." Learn more about Men- delsohn's story, and cancer awareness and prevention, atwww.SupermanHPV.com. Hille, vwe. By Christine DeSouza Fashion guru Coco Cha- nel famously said, "Before you leave the house, look in the mirror and take at least one thing off." This wasn't anywhere close to what Har- riett Lake thought. Her fashion style was "once you get dressed, put on one thing more." In everything from clothing to charitable giving, Lake's philosophy, biography and wardrobe (or a portion of WASHINGTON--Continu- ing its efforts to adapt to the changing needs of the students it serves, Hillel Inter- national, the world's largest Jewish student organization, announced today the launch Rabbi Sherre Hirsch, senior rabbinic scholar for Hillel International, who is oversee- ing HillelWell. "This approach seeks not only to normalize mental health and wellness and remove its current stig- it) are captured in"Too Much of HillelWell as part of the mas, but also to promote it is Not Enough: The History Hillel U professional devel- as a way to enrich the Jewish of Harriett's Closet," a just j opment program during the people and the world." released coffee-table book 2018-2019 school year. This issue is not new to M written by KristinaTollefson With initial support Hillel. In recent years, Hillel -- andJodiOzimek, througha$1milliongiftfrom professionals on campus have Tollefson, a UCF associate Stephen J. Cloobeck, founder identified stress and anxiety professor and costume de- of Diamond Resorts Interna- as well as mental health and signer for Theatre UCF, knew tional, Inc HillelWell will wellness among their great- Cq Lake for more than 11 years, provide resources and train- est concerns for Jewish and i O Her love of vintage clothing is ing to campus professionals to non-Jewish college students, what drew her to Lake, and af- "Too Much is Not Enough" gives readers a snapshot of better prepare them to serve and one of the highest priori- ter perusing Lake's wardrobe, the grand dame of fashion, the student body (regardless of ties for skill development and Yollefson knew a book would religious affiliation) on their programmatic resources. Re- be in the making, confessedtoTollefsonthatshe inspired her love of fashion; campuses with increasing searchshowsthatoneinthree ~ "Too Much is Not Enough: might have had aproblem, hertimeservedintheMarines rates of depression, anxiety collegefreshmenwillreporta The History in Harriett's With more than a combined (which explains her love ofvi- and other mental health and mental health disorder, and >~ ~ u~ Closet" is much more than total ofT,000 outfits, hatsand brantcolorsafterwearingthe wellness concerns, l in 12 college students will a picture book of Lake's shoes, she knew the wheres drab khaki-colored uniform); "Our goal is to create an O~ .O wardrobe. As Tollefson rum- and why's of every outfit she andthesocialsceneinCentral integrated Jewish approachHillel on page 15A q maged through that famous bought. Listening to Lake tell Florida. to mental health, focused closet, Lake would tell her about her ensembles, Tollef- The book brings to light on givingyoungpeoplethe about the outfits. Lake was sonwouldgetahistorylesson how Lake's life influenced her knowledge and skills to bal- what one might call an or- of Lake's life--her upbringing wardrobe. For example, as a ance their spiritual, physical, .Om ganized hoarder of anything in Miami and her childhood intellectual, relational and O fashionable. She occasionally friends, Fern and Pearl, who Lake on page 15A emotional wellbeing," said