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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, NOVEMBER 21, 2014 PAGE 11A JewishAcademy of Orlando Book Fair The Jewish Academy of Or- lando's annual Book Fair took place theweek0fNov. 10. This annual event is sponsored by HUM (Horim U'Morim, the Jewish Academy's Parent/ Teacher organization). The Jewish Academy's volunteers are the heart and soul of the school and truly put on an amazing event. The theme of this year's Book Fair was "Medieval Times." The Book Fair also coincides each November with Jewish book month and Global Day of Jewish Learning (Nov. 16) and this year featured many Judaic books, which were available for purchase. There were many programs associ- ated with this year's Book Fair including Family Day and sev- eral programs such as "Coffee and Conversition" with Head of School Alan Rusonik. This year's Book Fair was a wonderful way to promote academic excellence and Jewish pride at the Jewish Academy. For more information or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Alan Rusonik, Head of School, at arusonik@ myjao.org or 407-647-0713. People can turn from a life of hate Shown here are (l-r), Pare Kancher; executive director HMREC, Mitch Bloomer; resource teacher, Angela King, Susan Mitchell, grant writer and director of special projects, and Raychel Cesare; development manager. As part of the Holo- caust Center's ongoing observance of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act, on Thursday, Nov. 6, the Center hosted a reception and education forum titled ,Privilege and Progress. The event's guest speaker was Angela King, a former skinhead spoke about life after hate. King grew up in South Florida and was raised in an environment of prejudice and hate. She felt like she did not fit in anywhere until she met a local group of skinheads, who soon became her "fam- ily." Arrested for her part in an armed robbery in 1998, King was sentenced to six years in prison. During her incarceration, she came to terms with the choices she had made and once she was released, she was determined to make a difference in the world. Since then, King has devoted her life to peaking publically about her life after hate. Every day that you're outside, you're exposed to doegerooo, hot invisible, ultraviolet (UV) sunJight. Left unprotected, prolonged exposure to UV radiation can seriously damage the eye, ]eadino to cataracts, skin cancer around the eyelid and uther eye disorders. Proteling your eyes is important to maintaining eye iealth now and in the future. Siield few eyas (aid your family's eyes) frnin liaitlfal UY rays. Wear siqlasses with maximom UV protection. ; :.! : i[e:;J : .2: :  ..... ;:..Ln[:i L! : :: :. J ]!!!: i THEVISlONCOUNCIL & W I@I TOP Jewish Foundation We make giving easier. ! ,:.: .................... I  ii:; CENT GRANT-MAKING ACT :!i:il N giii: :: BY ORLANDO-BASED FUNDS i Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando AI Gamson Hemorial J,F.S. Fund Stevens Institute of Technology Trustees Alex & Sheryl Sacharoff Philanthropic Fund Jewish Pavilion of Central Florida Brad Jacobs & Dr. Eve Homburger Philanthropic Fund Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando Herta Bernstein Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund BBYO Hirsh Katzen Advised Philanthropic Fund American Friends of Hagen David Adorn Opper/Rosenberg Family Philanthropic Fund Jewish National Fund Samuel R. & Deborah D. Heitin Family Charitable Fund Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center Soil Family Philanthropic Fund Congregation Ohev Shalom Vivian Woods Congregation Ohev Shalom Hemorial Fund Kinneret Council on Aging Zelig O. & Bobbi Wise Philanthropic Fund TOP also distributed grants to the following organizations: United Arts of Central. Florida WUCF TV Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Friends of the Orange County Library System & TOP Jewish Foundation Endowments. Endowments, Donor-Advised Funds. Managed Funds. Support Services for Anti-Terror Portfolio your clients' charitable goals, managed by G0!dman Sachs: Contact us to learn how TOP can make giving easier for you. ],3009 Community Campus Drive, Tampa, FL 33625 813-961-9090 i topjewishfoundation.org HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, NOVEMBER 21, 2014 PAGE 11A JewishAcademy of Orlando Book Fair The Jewish Academy of Or- lando's annual Book Fair took place theweek0fNov. 10. This annual event is sponsored by HUM (Horim U'Morim, the Jewish Academy's Parent/ Teacher organization). The Jewish Academy's volunteers are the heart and soul of the school and truly put on an amazing event. The theme of this year's Book Fair was "Medieval Times." The Book Fair also coincides each November with Jewish book month and Global Day of Jewish Learning (Nov. 16) and this year featured many Judaic books, which were available for purchase. There were many programs associ- ated with this year's Book Fair including Family Day and sev- eral programs such as "Coffee and Conversition" with Head of School Alan Rusonik. This year's Book Fair was a wonderful way to promote academic excellence and Jewish pride at the Jewish Academy. For more information or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact Alan Rusonik, Head of School, at arusonik@ myjao.org or 407-647-0713. People can turn from a life of hate Shown here are (l-r), Pare Kancher; executive director HMREC, Mitch Bloomer; resource teacher, Angela King, Susan Mitchell, grant writer and director of special projects, and Raychel Cesare; development manager. As part of the Holo- caust Center's ongoing observance of the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Civil Rights Act, on Thursday, Nov. 6, the Center hosted a reception and education forum titled ,Privilege and Progress. The event's guest speaker was Angela King, a former skinhead spoke about life after hate. King grew up in South Florida and was raised in an environment of prejudice and hate. She felt like she did not fit in anywhere until she met a local group of skinheads, who soon became her "fam- ily." Arrested for her part in an armed robbery in 1998, King was sentenced to six years in prison. During her incarceration, she came to terms with the choices she had made and once she was released, she was determined to make a difference in the world. Since then, King has devoted her life to peaking publically about her life after hate. Every day that you're outside, you're exposed to doegerooo, hot invisible, ultraviolet (UV) sunJight. Left unprotected, prolonged exposure to UV radiation can seriously damage the eye, ]eadino to cataracts, skin cancer around the eyelid and uther eye disorders. Proteling your eyes is important to maintaining eye iealth now and in the future. Siield few eyas (aid your family's eyes) frnin liaitlfal UY rays. Wear siqlasses with maximom UV protection. ; :.! : i[e:;J : .2: :  ..... ;:..Ln[:i L! : :: :. J ]!!!: i THEVISlONCOUNCIL & W I@I TOP Jewish Foundation We make giving easier. ! ,:.: .................... I  ii:; CENT GRANT-MAKING ACT :!i:il N giii: :: BY ORLANDO-BASED FUNDS i Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando AI Gamson Hemorial J,F.S. Fund Stevens Institute of Technology Trustees Alex & Sheryl Sacharoff Philanthropic Fund Jewish Pavilion of Central Florida Brad Jacobs & Dr. Eve Homburger Philanthropic Fund Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando Herta Bernstein Perpetual Annual Campaign Endowment Fund BBYO Hirsh Katzen Advised Philanthropic Fund American Friends of Hagen David Adorn Opper/Rosenberg Family Philanthropic Fund Jewish National Fund Samuel R. & Deborah D. Heitin Family Charitable Fund Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center Soil Family Philanthropic Fund Congregation Ohev Shalom Vivian Woods Congregation Ohev Shalom Hemorial Fund Kinneret Council on Aging Zelig O. & Bobbi Wise Philanthropic Fund TOP also distributed grants to the following organizations: United Arts of Central. Florida WUCF TV Coalition for the Homeless of Central Florida Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Friends of the Orange County Library System & TOP Jewish Foundation Endowments. Endowments, Donor-Advised Funds. Managed Funds. Support Services for Anti-Terror Portfolio your clients' charitable goals, managed by G0!dman Sachs: Contact us to learn how TOP can make giving easier for you. ],3009 Community Campus Drive, Tampa, FL 33625 813-961-9090 i topjewishfoundation.org