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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, NOVEMBER 22, 2013 Still much work to be done for civil rights By Merrill Shapiro "Blacks have known slavery and so have Jews," Julian Bond reminded.some 150 delegates at the annual meeting of the Southern Jewish Historical Society. "But we cannot build a common future on our com- mon graves," the co-founder of SNCC, the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee told the crowd. Bond, who became the first president of the Southern Poverty Law Center and served 20 years in the Georgia State legislature, was the keynote speaker at the Historical Society's annual meeting in Birmingham, Alabama. The meeting location was chosen to help mark the passage of half-a-century since the Civil Rights Movementbroughtvio- lence toAlabama's largest city. Now a professor of his- tory at American University in Washington, D.C., Bond told those who had gathered in the historic sanctuary of Temple Emmanuel in Birmingham, that there is still much work Shown here (l-r): Matitiahu Braun, Rachel Heimovics Braun and Julian Bond. to be done. "What's missing is a critical examination of the ugly virus of racism and ethnic hatred thatare running rampant in majority America, by members of the majority." Bond cited legislative barriers to polling places, a war on the poor, profiling and a host of other forms of racism thathave become at once more subtle and more pernicious. The two-day conference gathered to hear the latest research in the study of the unique factors that created a "Jewish South" in the United States. A special symposium on the work of Rabbi Alan Krause who recorded inter- views with Rabbis serving southern congregations, mostly in small and isolated towns, with regard to their stand on the civil rights move- ment and the battle against segregation. There were examples of great bravery and valor while some Rabbis, fear- ful of the associations being made linking the Civil Rights Movement and Communism, remained on the sidelines. It was in the wake of the McCar- thY era that Jews, sensitive to the associations of Jews and Communism, felt they could not afford to become active in the cause of liberty for African-Americans. One of the highlights of the event was the recognition of the work of Maitland's Rachel Heimovics Braun who, with her husband Matitiahu Braun have been regular attendees. Heimovics-Braun has been the managing editor of the highly regarded Journal of the Southern Jewish Historical Society for 16 years. OB-UAR ES WILLIAM LEON METZ William Leon Metz of Mai- tland passed away on Nov.11, 2013, at his residence. He was 87 years old.Mr. Metz was born in New York City on May 1, 1926, to the late Morris L. and Esther Kessler Metz. He graduated fromAbraham Lin- coln High School in Brooklyn and served in the U.S. Army during WWII. Following the war, Bill graduated from City College New York in 1950 and began a career in the housing industry. He established him- self first in New York and from 1960, in Central Florida. Metz' companies built numerous subdivisions in the Cocoa area during the heyday of the space race, as well as other locales. Metz was a member of the Congregation of Reform Juda- ism serving on the board and as vice president. Following retirement, Metz began his second career as a volunteer, serving meals at the Coalition for the Homeless. He is survived by Pearl, his wife of 59 years; son Rich- ard (Julie) Of Carmel, Ind.; and daughters, Carolyn (Jim) Rosenblum of Ocoee, and Joanne of Bentonviile, Ariz.; four grandchildren; and his sister, Janet Tirschwell. Funeral serviceswere heldatCongrega- tion of Reform Judaism with Rabbi Steven Engel and Cantor Jacqueline Rawiszer officiat- ing. Interment, with military honors, followed at CRJ Cem- etery. Memorial contributions may be made to CRJ Feed the Homeless Fund or Hospice of the Comforter. Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Me- morial Chapel, Orlando. MARVIN MYER NATHAN Dr. Marvin M. Nathan of Winter Park, passed away on Saturday, Nov.& 2013, at Hospice of the Comforter in Altamonte Springs. He was 98 years old. Dr. Nathan was born in Onancock, Ya., on May 23, 1915, to the late Jacob and Elizabeth Greenberg Nathan. As a youngster, he moved with his family to Ocilla, Ga., where he excelled in school and was admitted to the University of Georgia at 17 years of age, with the plan to go directly into medical school. Follow- ing the untimely death of his father, he left school (with the assurance of the Dean of the medical school that should he be able to return, there would be a place for him) he returned home to help in his family's business. With the advent of Sudoku (see page 22 for solution SUDOKU Answers from 11/15/2013 World War II, he enlisted in the U.S. Army andwas sent to New York where, with his knowl- edge of chemistry, worked in a munitions plant. It was in New York, that le met and ultimately married his partner in life and business, Elizabeth Greenberg, on June 14,1944. Following the war, he was able to fulfill his dream of becoming a physician, attend- ing and graduating from the University of Georgia Medical School. Dr. Nathan was a fam- ily physician, treating patients fromallwalksoflife, regardless of their ability to pay. When he" finally retired from active prac- tice at age 90, there were boxes of unpaid bills for services he had performed for his patients. In 1999, he and Elizabeth retired to Orlando and moved into the Winter Park Towers, where he continued to help neighbors when they came to him with their ailments. Dr. Nathan is survived by his wife of 69 years, Elizabeth; his sons, Franklin (Linda) of Tampa, Harold of Seattle, and Gary (Debbie) of Atlanta; and his daughter, Sara (Dr. Louis) Stern, who is the current presi- dent of Congregation Ohev Shalom; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his sister, Elaine Sackett. Funeral services, with mili- tary honors, were held at the Ohev Shalom Pavilion with Rabbis Aaron Rubinger and David Kay and Cantor Allan Robuck officiating. The fam- ily requests contributions to Congregation Ohev Shalom, 613 Concourse Parkway So, Maitland 32751, in memory of Dr. Marvin M. Nathan. Ar- rangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. you could sove 28%" Coll 1-866-929-9071 to see how much you could save on cor insurance. "Not)nol overoge ac.quol sovlngs bos:l on doto f ...... t ...... ho reported ..... gs by switchkqg to  1 1 1  ' IIIP " Esurence between 12/1/1t orJ 4/30/12 ,,, , ................. ............................................................... an AIIstate'compa/ 5 8 9 3 4 3 6 9 6 4 6 7 4 2 9 1 7 2 4 6 9 8 2 3 6 6 , 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. PAGE 7A 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 www.JewishCelebration.org; 407-566-9792. Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando (O), 39 Skyline Drive, Suite 1017, Lake Mary, 407-878-3011, www.jewishorlando.com; 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; www.jewishorlando.com; 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 A1A, Satellite Beach, 321-777-2770. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael/Chabad (O), 708 Lake Howell Rd., Maitland, 407-644-2500; www.chabadorlando.org; 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; www.betchaim.org; 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; www.congbetham.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth E1 (C), 2185 Meadowlane Ave., 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, 9401 S.R. 200, Ocala, 352-237-8277; bethisraelocala.org; Shabbat service; second Friday of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Sholom (R-C), 315 North 13th St., Leesburg, 352-326-3692; www.bethsholomflorida.org; 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; www.mybnaitorah.com; 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; www.crjorlando.org: 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. Congregation Ohev Shalom (C), 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland, 407-298-4650; www.ohevshalom.org; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.; Junior Congregation., 10:00 am. Congregation Or Chayim (Rec), Leesburg, 352-326-8745; egrae@ hotmail.com; services last Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at vari- ous private residences. Congregation Shalom Aleichem (R), 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd.i Kis- simmee,407-935-0064;www.shalomaleichem.corn; Shabbatservice, 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Sinai (C/R), 303 N. S.R. 27, Minneola; 352-243- 5353; congregationsinai@cfl.rr.com; services: every Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Healing 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; www.mytbs.org; 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. 8th Ave., 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; www.tiflorida.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday 9:00 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 Israel of 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- tion.o'g; 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, 386789-2202; Shabbat service; 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. Temple Shir Shalom of Oviedo (R) Services held in the EPICenter at University Carillon United Methodist Church, 1395 Campus View Court, Oviedo, 407-366-3556, www.templeshirshalom.org; Shabbat services: three Fridays each month, 7:30 p.m. Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora (T) Mount Dora, 352- 735-4774; www.tcomd.org; services: second and fourth Fridays and Saturday of the month. (R) Reform (C) Conservative (O) Orthodox(Rec) Reconstructionist