VISIT THE FEDERATION ONLINE AT: NONPROFIT ORG U.S. POSTAGE PAID FT. MYERS, FL PERMIT NO. 1759701 Commerce Center Court Fort Myers, Florida 33908 DELIVER TO CURRENT RESIDENT OR POSTMASTER: DATED RELIGIOUS NEWS ITEMS. TIME SENSITIVE PLEASE EXPEDITE! continued on page 3 www.JewishFederationLCC.org Vol. 41, No. 1 September 2018 / 5778-5779 L CHAYIM Tracing Jewish Japan the Japanese-Jewish connection Federations Senior Lunch Bunch update Dedication of Eternal Light section of cemeteryINSIDE THIS ISSUE: 5 Our Community 10 Jewish Interest 20 Israel & the Jewish World 23 Marketplace 24 Commentary 25 From the Bimah 27 Focus on Youth 28 Organizations 30 Temple News 30 Community DirectoryApple and Honey Rose Challah recipe by Dalia Hemed Brian Simon By Brian Simon, Federation PresidentSorting and cleaningMindi and I recently cleaned mean the room in our house that had become a de facto storage bar/bat mitzvah decorations and other assorted items had been We took everything out of the room liter ally everything sorted through it and threw out our sins and resolve to live cleaner in activities: What do we do well? What are we doing that maybe we shouldnt to make? and we advocate for American Jewry LQ\003,VUDHO\021\003 KHUH\003LV\003PRUH\003ZRUN\003WR\003GR\021\003\000RUH\003 VRUWLQJ\021\003\000RUH\003FOHDQLQJ\021\003,\003DP\003RSHQ\003WR\003 KHDULQJ\003\\000RXU\003SHUVSHFWLYH\021\003,I\003\\000RX\266G\003OLNH\003 WR\003WDON\017\003SOHDVH\003IHHO\003ZHOFRPH\003WR\003OHDYH\003 me a message through the Federation RrvFH\003RU\003HPDLO\003PH\003DW\003EULDQ\021VLPRQ# XWH[DV\021HGX\021\003 Mindi and I wish you LShana Tova The Federation Food Pantry from the inside and the outside F r o m t h e B o a r d & S t a f f o f t h e J e w i s h F e d e r a t i o n L S H A N A T O V A M A Y Y O U B E I N S C R I B E D & S E A L E D F O R A G O O D Y E A R By Jodi Cohen, Senior Outreach & Food Pantry Coordinator Jodi Cohen I I took over the Federation Food retired from the Federation she showed over the necesing a good learnWhat changed my understanding was meeting the grandmother who came in to get food for her household of this food because I did not have grolater that morning to say that she didnt have enough gas to make it from North woman who said her grown daughter would be calling me to come and get The Federation is one of 150 or I attended a meeting last July at the encourage you to visit the website to learn about what they do and who they for its clients and each bag weighs about The Federation serves clients that are non-denominational who only have ation Food Pantry clients include fami havent started receiving their food VWDPSV\003\\000HW\017\003DQG\003SHRSOH\003ZKR\003QHHG\003KHOS\003 VXSSOHPHQWLQJ\003ZKDW\003WKH\\000FDQ\003DruRUG\021\003 XU\003FOLHQWV\003DUH\003-HZLVK\003DQG\003QRQ\020-HZLVK\021\003 $OO\003DJHV\021\003$OO\003UDFHV\021\003QH\003DIWHUQRRQ\003,\003KDG\003 clients from three households with a to met when he came with his grandfather \000XUUD\\000WR\003D\003VHQLRU\003OXQFKHRQ\017\003VSHQW\003DQ\003 entire day in July moving everything RXW\003RI\003WKH\003SDQWU\\000DQG\003GRLQJ\003D\003GHHS\017\003 16 18 7 3
2 L CHAYIM LCHAYIM invites correspondence on subjects of interest to Jewish people. Partisan political opinions will not be published, LCHAYIM should be Jewish Federation of Lee & Charlotte Counties September 2018 Volume 41, Number 1 President: Board: Executive Director: Alan Isaacs Program Director : Debbie Sanford Executive Assistant: Jewish Family Services: Jodi Cohen Editor/Designer: Advertising: OCTOBER ISSUE EDITORIAL DEADLINE: Wednesday, September 5 OUR FEDERATION Grow your business with LCHAYIM. Reach 5,000 local Jewish residents through this paper.For more information or to place an ad, call Jim at 239.634.6923 or send an email to JamesLewin@jfedLCC.org.Program notesI blame them? No snow and ice and the beaches! I fell in love leaving all of our friends and brother and his family had alwill hear me say things are bshert brought me down this way from Sarasota (bshert board members I have met have been so welcoming thrilled to be working in Fort Myers with this wonI bring to the Jewish Federation 14 years of Jewish ous Jewish Family Services and Jewish Community &HQWHU\003SRVLWLRQV\003,\003KDYH\003KHOG\017\003DQG\003,\003ORYH\003ZKDW\003,\003GR\021\003,\003 DP\003YHU\\000H[FLWHG\003DERXW\003WKH\003XSFRPLQJ\003\\000HDU\003RI\003SURJUDPBook Club WKRU\003DQG\003GLQQHU\021\003HH\003WKH\003%RRN\003&OXE\003DG\003IRU\003PRUH\003GH WDLOV\021\003 Young Professionals Group J-Fed Hits the Road (formerly the J-Fed Social for fun? to miss the entertainment we have in store for you this year! Jewish Film Festival commit Pacesetters, Lions of Judah, Major Givers: We Author events are being booked as I write this For a continuously updated calendar of events, visit www.JewishFederationLCC.org. By Jodi Cohen, Senior Outreach & Food Pantry Coordinator O U R M I S S I O N To strengthen and enrich the Jewish Community by providing and supporting philanthropic, educational and social service programs locally, in Israel and throughout the world. O U R V I S I O N A Jewish Community that is based on Jewish values such as Tzedakah (benevolence), Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) and Klal Yisrael (taking responsibility for one another). To donate to the Federations Annual Campaign, call 239.481.4449 or visit JewishFederationLCC.org Debbie Sanford By Debbie Sanford, Program Director Jewish Federation Community Room 9701 Commerce Center Ct., Fort Myers 33908 All ages & levels of dance experience are welcome. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a water bottle AND A FRIEND! RSVP to Marsha Kistler firstname.lastname@example.org S u n d a y s a t 4 : 0 0 P M 9/30, 10/14, 10/28, 11/4 and 11/11
3 OUR FEDERATION Program notesBy Jodi Cohen, Senior Outreach & Food Pantry CoordinatorSenior Lunch Bunch update W We are here because we the July lunch hosted by The Commu gathering for seniors who are isolated them to have a meal together and be in While we are still in service to three years into a gathering that wel the community of other then this is the lunch for community or have lived you have a busy lifestyle or if youve slowed down We welcome you! like a celebration and there is always abundant work together seamlessly small touches that show case a caring sense of community: seniors be ing warmly greeted at the We are ever grateful to our community We are a welcoming crowd and so they dont have to navigate on their welcome any ideas or suggestions you If you would like to volunNEXT SENIOR LUNCH BUNCH:Thursday, September 13 at 12:30 p.m. Grand Villa, 1499 S. Brandywine Circle, Fort Myers RSVP by September 7 to Jodi Cohen at 239.481.4449 x6 or email@example.com Food Pantry...continued from page 1 the name of someone he knew listed in the LCHAYIM Another confession: While I knew and you would think I had given them WKH\003PRRQ\021 The High Holidays are when lo cal congregations invite their members LCHAYIM If you would like to volunteer to KHOS\003ZLWK\003WKH\003IRRG\003SDQWU\)65.2 (\017\003SOHDVH\003FRQ tact me at or \025\026\034\021\027\033\024\021\027\027\027\034\003[\031\021 For those of you who have under SRUWLQJ\003WKH\003\\DQWU\)65.1 (\017\003,\003 KXPEO\\000WKDQN\003\\000RX\021\003$\003KHDUWIHOW\003WKDQN\003 you to those of you who will donate in WKH\003IXWXUH\021 \263 By Jodi Cohen, Senior Outreach & Food Pantry CoordinatorCreative Movement ClassT KH\003\VSRQVRUHG\003D\003&UHative Movement Class for Seout to the Federation and asked if she might lead a visit to Fort Myers to see ed a class that was full of Please contact the areas temples for their specic schedules and more information. High Holiday services and events will take place on the following dates:Erev Rosh Hashanah: Sept. 9 Rosh Hashanah: Sept. 10-11 Yom Kippur Eve: Sept. 18 Yom Kippur: Sept. 19 Read the current and recent issues of LCHAYIM online at www.JewishFederationLCC.org.
4 OUR FEDERATION Community L CHAYIM Non Needs TRIBUTESIn memory of Martin Schlager from Steve & Toni Goodman In honor of Harry Shapiros 93rd birthday from Lindy Smith condolences to Chely Dosoretz on the death of her father, Saul Patrich Each month, LCHAYIM will list your Tributes. Please send them to Lori Ramos at the Federation at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thanks to the following supporters of LCHAYIM for their contribution to help underwrite the cost of bringing news of the local, national and international Jewish community to your mailbox every month!REPORTERS:Adele YoungRobert & Reina Schlager The Jewish Federation Annual Campaign provides the resources to strengthen and enrich our Jewish community locally, in Israel and around the world. This year please consider making an additional campaign contribution in honor or memory of a loved one. Because kindness is contagious, we would like to highlight your generosity in LCHAYIM and notify personally those whom you honor. You may choose how your generosity is noted and how we share your mitzvah with the community. YOU MAKE IT HAPPEN T h e J o s e p h H o r o w i t z I s r a e l T r a v e l G r a n t i s a v a i l a b l e t h r o u g h t h e C o m m u n i t y F o u n d a t i o n o f t h e J e w i s h F e d e r a t i o n o f L e e a n d C h a r l o t t e C o u n t i e s The grant may be used for travel to Israel to participate in programs that are volunteer or educational in nature. T H I S G R A N T is for Jewish residents of either county who are 25 years old or younger and c an demonstrate a financial need. Academic standi ng and community involvement may also be considered O U R H O P E is that these progr ams will enhance Je wish knowledge and identity i n preparati on for participati on i n American Je wish life. F o r m o r e i n f o r m a t i o n o r a n a p p l i c a t i o n v i s i t o u r w e b s i t e a t J e w i s h F e d e r a t i o n L C C o r g By Susan Suarez, President & CEO T o g e t h e r w e C A N M a k e a D i f f e r e n c e FOOD PANTRYTemple Beth El Temple Judea Shalome Life Center Mellow Mah Jongg Jim & Betty Rubenstein Shelby Goodman Ruth Lefberg Shirley Krivisky INDIGENT FUNDShalom Dancers Marty & Judy Freling Jack & Ellen Esformes Paul & Sylvia Simko Lindy Smith Glen & Rita Gardberg The Jewish Federation thanks our GENEROUS DONORS Joan & Richard Davis Boni Raitt Brian & Mindi Simon Sylvia & Paul Simko Debbie Sanford Victor Gold Harvey Cohen Jerry Greenfield Andi & Bill Horowitz Steve & Toni Goodman Andrea & Gene Sipe Brian & Mindi Simon Lory & Lynn Kirby Rick & Judi Davis facebook.com/jfedsrq CONNEC T with your Jewish Community www.facebook.com/ JewishFederationLCC
5 OUR COMMUNITY The Jewish Federation Annual Campaign provides the resources to strengthen and enrich our Jewish community locally, in Israel and around the world. This year please consider making an additional campaign contribution in honor or memory of a loved one. Because kindness is contagious, we would like to highlight your generosity in LCHAYIM and notify personally those whom you honor. You may choose how your generosity is noted and how we share your mitzvah with the community. YOU MAKE IT HAPPEN Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center updateBy Susan Suarez, President & CEO th or call Conference for child survivors and their descendants to be held in Florida This publication is brought to you each month thanks to the support of our advertisers. Please be sure to use their products and services, and mention that you found them in LCHAYIM. This months advertisers Susan Suarez reetings from The Holocaust and visitors have Museum educa Museum will allow us to educate even more students and visitors about the I Witness exhibit continues next month for the December 2018 Violins of Hope Morrison at and facilitate discussion around human Jewish Community Relations Council rights are rights that are believed to are basic rights and freedoms inherent to These rights are based on shared valThe carefully-selected documentary Rather than charging admission this tron tickets for reserved seats are also Morrison at ing I Am Jane Doe deals with sex trafadvocating on behalf of their daughters Freedom to Marry goes behind the scenes to show the historic civil rights John Lewis Get in the Way documents 50+ years in the life of the legBending the Arc follows the work inaugural season will be shown free of DIWHU\003HSWHPE\HU\003\024\021 :H\003KRSH\003\\000RX\003ZLOO\003EH\003DEOH\003WR\003DWWHQG\003 WKHVH\003LPSRUWDQW\003FRPPXQLW\\000HYHQWV\017\003DQG\003 SOHDVH\003YLVLW\003X\V\003VRRQ\003DW\003WKH\\000XVHXP\004 Rosh Hashanah: 7:00 PM Sunday September: Rosh Hashanah Eve 10:00 AM Monday September 10: Morning Worship 4:00 PM September 10: Tashlikh and Rabbis Open House Yom Kippur: 7:00 P M Tuesday September 18 Wednesday September 19 10:00 AM Morning Worship 2:30 PM Study with the Rabbi 4:00 PM and Complimentary Break the Fast after worship Sukkot: 6:00 PM Sunday September 23 Sukkah Topping 7:00 PM Saturday September 29 Dancing, wine and cheese, sweet table 7:00 PM Sunday September 30 Yizkor and Sim h at Torah Its All Free! Safe and ample off street parking 10868 Metro Parkway (The Masonic Center) (239) 274 7485 www.fortmyerssynagogue.com Ronny S Taschner DDS Active Member of the American Academy of Periodontology Jennifer Taschner DDS MMSc Diplomat e of the American Board of Peri o dontology 1645 Medical Lane Fort Myers, FL Phone 239 9360635 Visit Our Website www.taschnerperio.com PLEASE SUPPORT THE ADVERTISERS WHO SUPPORT OUR FEDERATION & HELP MAKE LCHAYIM POSSIBLE.
6 OUR COMMUNITY Genizah Ceremony to take place after dedication of new Jewish cemetery section 2018/5779 HIGH HOLY DAYS SCHEDULE 14486 A & W Bulb Road Fort Myers, FL 33908 For more information and High Holiday tickets, please call the Temple Judea Office at 239 4330201 www.tjswfl.org Saturday, September 1 9:00pm Reception, and Service Hashanah Sunday, September 9 6:00pm Family Service Open to community 6:30 pm Congregational Service Monday, September 10 9:30am Congregational Service and Child Care 10:30am Youth Service 4:30pm Tashlich Tuesday, September 11 9:30am Congregational Service Tuesday, September 18 6:30pm Family Service Open to community 7:00 pm Congregational Service Wednesday, September 19 9:30am Congregational Service and Child Care 10:30am Youth Service 4:30pm Afternoon Discussion 5:30 pm Minchah / / Havdalah 7:54pm Shofar Blowing Sukkot Monday, September 24 9:30am Service Friday, September 28 6:30pm Shabbat Sukkot Consecration, Sukkot Dinner Sunday, September 30 5:30pm Spaghetti Dinner & Erev Simchat Torah Monday, October 1 9:30 am Atzeret /Simchat Torah (includes Yizkor ) All services conducted by Rabbi Marc Sack A new Fort Myers Jewish celebrationS ties will begin with Havdalah at Hashoayvah (The Waterhouse Cel nisukh hamayim Then both men and women danced together and celebrated all night by the light of the giant golden candelabras the usually staid sages came out for with lit torches as they danced (Sukkot continuously sounded all night long! Without a doubt this was Jerusalems Hors doeuvre and a sweet table will be Wrestling with Faith a new JLI course in SWFLM struggle with beliefs about and seizes their invitation for us to dig The six-week course begins on Lesson 1: I Have Trouble Believing In G-d Lesson 2: Does God Really Care? with the way we choose to run our OLYHV\021\003:K\\000FDQ\266W\003*\020G\003MXVW\003OHDYH\003PH\003 alone? Lesson 3: Jewish Beliefs Seem Primitive Lesson 4: How can we understand and relate to ing and tragedy? Lesson 5: Are Religion and Science at Odds? the theory of evolution and the age of the universe with a literal reading of WKH\003%LEOH" Lesson 6: How Can I Relate to a G-d I Cannot See? Look for more New Year greetings from members of our Jewish community throughout this issue. Kathy Renas Shirley Schiman Rosalind Owitz Harry Shapiro Rona & Barry Axelrod Francine & Howard Chester Carolyn Gora Sheila & Jerry Laboda & family Joyce & Richard Greenwald Steven, Beverly Leah, Maxx, Joseph, Josh & Noam Mitchell Ginny Gioia
7 OUR COMMUNITY Genizah Ceremony to take place after dedication of new Jewish cemetery section Dedication Ceremony of the Eternal Light section of the Memorial Gardens CemeteryBy Terri GoldbergT nity to dedicate the new Jewish Tahara all volunteers who believe in the sanc tity of the Jewish neshama never charge for our services and we work with all the local religious leaders Tahara chevra kadishim to dedicate the section of a cemetery where the Jewish community is bur and the land was consecrated generablessed with a funeral home and cem tions and timeless local chevra to conThe ceremony will be conducted by members of the chevra will circle the area to be dedicated while reground is now consecrated for Jewish EXULDO\021 \WKLV\003FHUHPRQ\)65.6 (\017\003D\003EXULDO\003 of sacred texts that have fallen into D\003VWDWH\003RI\003GLVUHSDLU\003ZLOO\003RFFXU\003LQ\003WKH\003 QHZO\\000GHGLFDWHG\003-HZLVK\003VHFWLRQ\017\003DQG\003D\003 PHPRULDO\003VHUYLFH\003IRU\003WKH\003FRPPXQLW\)65.7 (\017\003 IROORZHG\003E\\000D\003QRVK\017\003LV\003VFKHGXOHG\003\013VHH\003 WKH\003DUWLFOH\003E\HORZ\f\021\003 OHDVH\003SODQ\003WR\003DGGHQG\003WKLV\003UDUH\003 RFFDVLRQ\003DW\003\024\024\035\023\023\003D\021P\021\003RQ\003XQGD\)64.9 (\017\003 HSWHPEHU\003\024\031\003DW\003WKH\003\263\(WHUQDO\003/LJKW\264\003 section of the Fort Myers Memorial *DUGHQV\017\003\024\030\033\034\003&RORQLDO\003%OYG\021\017\003\ \000\HUV\021\003\000HPEHUV\003RI\003WKH\003 chevra will be ty is a member of the National Asso T he dedication of Ner Tamid ish section in the Fort Myers genizah genizot were usually found in either synagogues or at genizah include all sacred writings siddurim as well as tzitzit and tallitot these items are buried in the cemetery bury our loved ones when they are deth Schechter was instrumental in bringWe invite you to look around your KRPH\017\003FROOHFW\003LWHPV\003WR\003EH\003SURSHUO\\000GLV SRVHG\003RI\003LQ\003D\003 genizah and bring them you do not have items you would like WR\003KDYH\003EXULHG\017\003ZH\003KRSH\003\\000RX\003ZLOO\003MRLQ\003 XV\003LQ\003WKLV\017\003SRVVLEO\\000RQFH\020LQ\020D\020OL\IHWLPH\017\003 FHPHWHU\\000GHGLFDWLRQ\003DQG\003*HQL]DK\003&HU HPRQ\)65.3 (\021 Terri Goldberg is an Auxiliary Rabbi at The Community Free Synagogue. Look for more New Year greetings from members of our Jewish community throughout this issue. E V E R Y O N E I S A L W A Y S W E L C O M E N O M E M B E R S H I P R E Q U I R E D C A L L 2 3 9 2 1 8 3 4 3 3 O R V I S I T U S O N L I N E S H A L O M L I F E C E N T E R O R G T O R S V P F O R S E R V I C E S & O U R E X T R A V A G A N T B R E A K T H E F A S T F E A S T Y O UH E R EB E L O N GH I G H H O L Y D A Y S J O Y F U L M E A N I N G F U L M U S I C A L 5 7 7 9 PLEASE SUPPORT THE ADVERTISERS WHO SUPPORT OUR FEDERATION The Jewish Federation thanks all our advertisers for their continued support! Without them we would be unable to provide our readers with LCHAYIM. We invite other businesses in our community to explore this valuable advertising opportunity. For ad rates and deadlines, contact Jim Lewin at 239.634.6923 or email@example.com.
8 OUR COMMUNITY Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution opens at The Florida Holocaust MuseumT he Florida Holocaust Museum is thrilled to announce that Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution to the United States as an 11-year-old locaust exchange of Jewish children for ish children who managed to flee and come directly were forced to stay Named one of the best museum shows of 2017 by the Chicago Tribune circulated by the Skir Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution is both a form rock music into dimensional and highly and the original artwork of several Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution his drive and ingenuity as a cultural inbusiness manager for the San Francisco \000LPH\003URXSH\017\003D\003UDGLFDO\003WKHDWHU\003FRP SDQ\\000WKDW\003SHUIRUPHG\003IRU\003IUHH\003LQ\003SDUNV\021\003 KH\003\277UVW\003VKRZ\003*UDKDP\003SUHVHQWHG\003ZDV\003 RQ\003RYHPEHU\003\031\017\003\024\034\031\030\035\003D\003IXQGUDLVHU\003WR\003 VXSSRUW\003WKH\003OHJDO\003GHIHQVH\003RI\003RQH\003RI\003WKH\003 \000LPH\003URXSH\003DFWRUV\021\003,W\003ZDV\003D\003WUDQVIRU good at from which he could also earn a continued on next page Temple of the Islands A REFORM JEWISH CONGREGATION SERVING SANIBEL, CAPTIVA, FORT MYERS & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES Best wishes for a happy, healthy and peaceful New Year to our Bat Yam family and friends, whether in SWFL or elsewhere! Temple of the Islands 2018 HIGH HOLY DAYS WORSHIP 5779RABBI STEPHEN FUCHS CANTOR MURRAY SIMONABIGAIL ALLISON piano accompanist Services are held in the Fellowship Hall of the SANIBEL CONGREGATIONAL UCC 2050 PERIWINKLE WAY, SANIBEL unless otherwise notedNO TICKETS ARE REQUIRED for services, but donations are welcome For more information, visit BATYAM.ORGSelichot EVENING SERVICE Saturday, SEPTEMBER 1 at 7:00pm, 1839 Farm Trail Road, SanibelRosh Hashanah EVENING SERVICE Sunday, SEPTEMBER 9 at 7:30pmMORNING SERVICE Monday, SEPTEMBER 10 at 10:00amTASHLICH (casting out of sins) Monday, SEPTEMBER 10 at 1:00pm, 1605 Middle Gulf Drive, Unit 128, SanibelYom Kippur KOL NIDRE Tuesday, SEPTEMBER 18 at 7:30pmMORNING SERVICE Wednesday, SEPTEMBER 19 at 10:00am CONGREGANTS HOUR following the morning service featuring re ections from three congregants SERVICE OF MUSIC & MEDITATION 3:00pm featuring cellist Susannah Kelly and pianist Abigail AllisonAFTERNOON SERVICE 4:00pm includes a discussion of the Book of Jonah, the Yom Kippur afternoon Haftorah, and Yizkor/Memorial serviceBREAK-THE-FAST 6:00pm in Heron Hall Reservations required Contact Miriam Bailey at firstname.lastname@example.org or Esta Berger at email@example.com Temple of the Islands A REFORM JEWISH CONGREGATION SERVING SANIBEL, CAPTIVA, FORT MYERS & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES A REFORM JEWISH CONGREGATION SERVING SANIBEL, CAPTIVA, FORT MYERS & SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES Temple of the Islands Bat Yam
9 OUR COMMUNITY Museum...continued from previous page Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution opens at The Florida Holocaust Museum business manager for the San Francisco good at from which he could also earn a Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution Bill Graham and the Rock & Roll Revolution is organized and circulated About The Florida Holocaust Museum 2017 marked a monumental milestone for The Florida Holocaust Museum as the Museum celebrated its 25th anthree nationally accredited Holocaust The FHM is dedicated to teaching members of all races and cultures the inherent worth and dignity of human High Holiday Service Schedule 2018-5779 Please join us for any of the above services. Tickets are required for non-members. Please call the Temple Beth Shalom oce for reservations and pricing at 239-772-4555. Temple Beth Shalom 702 SE 24 th Avenue Cape Coral 239-772-4555 www.templebethshalomcc.org SelichotSaturday evening, September 1 8:30pm Havdalah and Selichot ServiceRosh Hashanah ServicesSunday, September 9 Monday September 10 Cemetery Visitation ServiceSunday, September 16 they are buried.Yom Kippur Services 7:30pm Kol Nidre Service 10:00am 1:00pm Morning Service 2 Naomi Bloom & Ron Wallace Paula & Ira Zlatkin Muriel S. Freedman Brenda & Jacob Buck Marsha & Mike Kistler Dolly Roth & family Cynthia Boyer Alan & Esta Rubinstein Richard H. & Judi Davis & family Phyllis & Barney Arnonson
10 JEWISH INTEREST Phil Jason Book review by Philip K. Jason, Special to LCHAYIM at the southernmost corner of the United StatesI siderable amount of information that brings to life 144 years of Jewish involvement in this most idiosyncratic ical slices of hison the economic sailors and merchants in an era of mili including the Cuban and the Jewish The Jewish Alliances cern was to establish a of the community leadFines grocery store had a lower ish congregation held services and other Horowitz handled the communitys The Jews of Key West: Smugglers, Cigar Makers, and Revolutionaries (1823-1969) the fact that a cigar as good as the Cuban As he traces the growth of the Jewincluding the Civil War and the Ten lels in the age-old Jewish and nineteenth century Cuban struggles for autonomy The latter decades of the nineteenth century mark the beginning of rebuilding of the town brought new along and near Duval ing store run by the hundreds of Jews took included relocating immigrants from VRFLDWLRQ\003EHI\RUH\003UHORFDWLQJ\WR\003DPSD\021\003 ZR\003SRZHUIXO\003KXUULFDQHV\003FULSSOHG\003 .H\\000:HVW\003DQG\003FKDOOHQJHG\003WKH\003IXWXUH\003RI\003 WKH\003FRPPXQLW\)0.9 (\003DQG\003LWV\003V\\000QDJRJXH\021\003-XVW\003 DV\003GDQJHURXV\003ZDV\003DQ\003LQWHUQDO\003\277JKW\003WKDW\003 OHG\003WR\003WKH\003FROODSVH\003RI\003RGRI\003KRORP\003DQG\003 WKH\003HPHUJHQFH\003RI\003%\266QDL\003=LRQ\017\003\277UVW\003OHG\017\003 LQ\003\024\034\023\034\017\003E\\000DEEL\003)-0.6 (RLVH\003)-0.6 (DUFX\003LHJHOO\021 continued on next page Karol & Steven Karpf
11 JEWISH INTEREST at the southernmost corner of the United StatesBook review...continued from previous page along and near Duval ing store run by the hundreds of Jews took included relocating immigrants from tumult for would-be Jewish settlers in constitutional amendment that either merchants took a healthy share of the were also busy defending themselves and other manifestations of anti-Sem had shrunk to barely 200 when Rabbi Haskells dazzling book is beauti Reprinted with permission from Florida Philip K. Jason is Professor Emeritus of English from the United States Naval Academy. He reviews regularly for Florida Weekly, and other publications. Please visit Phils website at www.philjason.wordpress.com. continued on next page M a r t i n F l e t c h e r a n N B C N e w s B u r e a u C h i e f i n T e l A v i v h a s w o n m a n y b o o k a w a r d s a n d 5 E m m y s W e d n e s d a y O c t o b e r 1 7 t h 2 0 1 8 6 : 0 0 7 : 3 0 P M 9 7 0 1 C o m m e r c e C e n t e r C t F o r t M y e r s F l 3 3 9 0 8 RSVP is Required 239.481.4449 x3 Or email: firstname.lastname@example.org A light dairy dinner will be served. Free & open to the community. 239 481 Bob & Dottie Ruberto Karol & Steven Karpf Robert & Reina Schlager Richard & Joan Davis & family e Rutt Family Hal & Pam Arkin Jacob Rubin & family Phyllis & Arthur Ohlstein Hy Tuchman Sheila & Merlin Marquardt For a continuously updated calendar of events, visit www.JewishFederationLCC.org.
12 Stars of David 2018 Eurovision Song Contest won by Netta BarzilaiBy Arlene StolnitzI had been touted as for a few Hebrew sition to even a mention of the name Jerusalem renowned Rimon School of Music in is charac song is a womens anthem to female em I dont care about your modern-time is an obvious reference to the #MeToo For those brave enough to listen chicken with noises that are meant to someone who doesnt act the way he/ is held among the member nations international television contest with an It is also broadcast in several countries This is Israels fourth win at the Jewish News readand Jewish which is already causing some conster concern that countries may boycott Another concern involves violation of show and Saturday afternoon rehearsals would involve Sabbath transgressions will be made to ensure Israels hosting Arlene Stolnitz, founder of the Sarasota Jewish Chorale, is a member of the Jewish Congregation of Venice. A retired educator from Rochester, New York, she has sung in choral groups for over 25 years and also sings in Venices Chorale (formerly Exsultate!). Her interest in choral music has led to this series of articles on Jewish folk music in the Diaspora. JEWISH INTEREST rf ntbfrfntbft nfft rffntbrnt Shell Point Location. Location. rfntbr rr t SLS-3727-18 L'Chayim AD Seminars Sept..indd 1 8/7/18 9:46 AM
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15 JEWISH INTEREST Dr. Paul BartropThe martyrdom of CzechoslovakiaBy Paul R. Bartrop, PhDI ago this month one of the greatest surrenders to bullying on the inter state of Czechoslovakia on the altar of that they could buy thus avoid having to confront him in a war they were not that he could get what he wanted at no generals had their eyes set on Czecho relied on alliances with France and the desire to avoid a military confrontation Minister Neville Chamberlain made as the Hochschule fur Musik international commission to decide the were denied access to the meeting and their hotel until the agreement had been and France would not have to confront tions agreed henceforth to always Prime Minister seemed like such a nice was revealed when Hitler marched his It was little wonder that Winston Hitler tried his bullying tactics one time belief that the democracies would again EDFN\003GRZQ\021\003KLV\003WLPH\017\003RI\003FRXUVH\017\003WKH\\000 did not and World War II was set in PRWLRQ\021 \WKH\003-HZV\003RI\003&]HFKRVORYDNLD\017\003 QRQH\003RI\003WKLV\003SDVVHG\003ZLWKRXW\003FKLOOLQJ\003 IHDU\003DQG\003DSSUHKHQVLRQ\021\KH\003XGHWHQODQG\003 ZDV\003JUDGXDOO\\000RFFXSLHG\003EHWZHHQ\003FWR EHU\003\024\003DQG\003FWREHU\003\024\023\017\003DQG\003-HZV\003LQ\003WKH\003 UHJLRQ\003VWDUWHG\003IHHOLQJ\003WKH\003D]L\003SUHVHQFH\003 LPPHGLDWHO\)64.5 (\021\003HUVHFXWLRQ\003EHJDQ\017\003DQG\003 synagogues were burned down during the Kristallnacht the whole region to become the most A frantic search for some sort of KDYHQ\003QRZ\003WRRN\003SODFH\003IRU\003WKH\003-HZV\003RI\003 WKH\003&]HFK\003ODQGV\021\003%\\000WKLV\003WLPH\017\003KRZHYHU\017\003 ZLWK\003WKH\003\(YLDQ\003&RQIHUHQFH\003RI\003HDUOLHU\003 LQ\003WKH\003\\000HDU\003D\003EDG\003PHPRU\)64.6 (\017\003WKH\003GRRUV\003 of entry for Jews were being closed all over the world a situation that would only get worse in the year after \000XQLFK\021 Dr. Paul Bartrop is Professor of History and the Director of the Center for Ju daic, Holocaust, and Genocide Studies at Florida Gulf Coast University. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. AL9630Cypress Cove at HealthPark Florida is a non-prot organization sponsored by Lee Healthcare Resources, a support organization to Lee Health. Located on a beautiful 48-acre campus, Cypress Cove offers a full complement of quality living options committed to the health and well-being of its residents.Changing the Course of Memory Care State-of-the-Art Award-Winning Person-CenteredTour today: 239-734-824310600 Cypress Cove Drive, Fort Myers, FL 33908 TheCottageAtCypressCove.com 239-734-8243 Bar / Bat Mitzvah SpecialistChoosing the right photographer is an important decision. Michael Shapiro has more than 30 years experience in media and journalism. He is able to capture images that are unique, unexpected and spontaneous.Other Services: Weddings / Family Portraits / Events239.email@example.com www.shapiro-photography.com PLEASE SUPPORT THE ADVERTISERS WHO SUPPORT OUR FEDERATION & HELP MAKE LCHAYIM POSSIBLE. Studying family history brings more than just historical knowledge, EVERYONE WELCOME. Jewish Genealogy SIG (Special Interest Group) Next meeting: Thursday 110:00 11:30 a.m. RSVP is a must to Arthur at firstname.lastname@example.org
16 JEWISH INTEREST Changing your address? Keep LCHAYIM coming to your home. Email email@example.com. Look for Chef Dalia Hemeds recipes each month in the pages of LCHAYIM. The Queen of the Table: Apple and Honey Rose Challah recipe by Dalia Personal Chef Dalia Hemed can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. food-centric Jewish holidays Rosh Hashanah is a holiday of culinary celebration worth waiting for a whole the table and one of the traditional Jew ready to share it with you! The Rosh Hashanah tradition is to There are many ways to make a to me many years ago as a little girl in We used to bake it together every Apple and Honey Rose Challah Ingredients: For 2 challahs, 9 in diameter: 2 large eggs or honey ready to use For the glaze: Directions: and let the yeast activate for 10 In the mixing bowl of your mixer Cut the dough to half (for 2 chalballs at a time and roll out each one into a disc so that its about the discs until youve rolled all the Take a knife and cut exactly down each challah with half of the honey The challah is best to eat the day it Apple Butter Ingredients: Pinch of ground cloves Directions: Remove from the heat and stir in FRYHUHG\017\003\025\362\003WR\003\026\362\003KRXUV\003\013VWLUULQJ\003 HYHU\\000\026\023\003PLQXHW\f\021\003HPRYH\003IURP\003WKH\003 RYHQ\003DQG\003OHW\003FRRO\003FRPSOHWHO\)66.1 (\017\003WKHQ\003 transfer to an airtight container and UHIULJHUDWH\003X\S\003WR\003\277YH\003GD\\000V\021 rfntbbrbbb tbnbtbrbb tbtbtt btbbnbt bnr nnbbbtb ntbb bntbrnb bbbnbtt bnr bbrrr br
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18 JEWISH INTEREST Each month, 5,000 Jewish residents in Lee and Charlotte counties turn to LCHAYIM for: Community Directory Synagogue news Community Calendar Holocaust Museum news Photos of recent events and much moreTargeted DistributionReach our auent, informed, health-conscious, and savvy readers who are looking for new and better ways to enrich their lives and those of their loved ones. LCHAYIM the monthly newspaper published by the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties is mailed to 5,000 residents in the area. Additional copies are available at the Jewish Federation oce.Life-Enriching Information Each month, readers of LCHAYIM get news and updates on all Jewish-related local events including the Jewish Film Festival, Jewish author programs, holiday celebrations, concerts, food festivals, book study groups, timely lectures, mah jongg and much more. ey also get updates from the areas synagogues and numerous local Jewish organizations. Its the place they turn to for community news, the community calendar, candle lighting times, and a business directory.The exclusive way to reach the Jewish Community in Lee and Charlotte counties. For more information or to place an ad in LCHAYIM:Call: Jim Lewin at 239.634.6923 Email: JamesLewin@jfedlcc.org Website: Visit the LCHAYIM page at www.JewishFederationLCC.org Grow your business with LCHAYIM! Tracing Jewish JapanBy Marina Berkovich der and I had an illuminating conversa tion with our hosts in the little known clearly seen outside the room where turned into a samurai and geisha by with great interest as she shared some idea of discovering more details about discovered that there is a trail of Jew ceremony during the Misakuchi festi and the Ark of the Covenant two guists are no longer sure of the origins Ancient Gods of Japan Spring from God of Israel an understanding for the terrible time existent knowledge of Hebrew makes The earliest records of Jews in merchant communities on Honshu Judaism and used their Jewish last of Settsu was able to absorb some of Jewish families again began to settle in serfdom in Tsarist Russia and the escausually from the Pale of Settlement via PXQLW\\000ZDV\003SXVKHG\003QHDU\003H[WLQFWLRQ\003 GXULQJ\003RQH\003ZHHN\003LQ\003\024\033\031\032\017\003GLVDSSHDU LQJ\003DOWRJHWKHU\003DIWHU\003WKH\003\000HLML\003UHVWRUD consisted of more than 100 families in \024\033\034\027\003ZKHQ\003LWV\003%HWK\003,VUDHO\003\\000QDJRJXH\003 ZDV\003HVWDEOLVK\HG\021 %\\000\024\033\034\030\017\003WKH\003-HZLVK\003FRPPXQLW\\000RI\003 Tokyo Prefecture consisted of about 50 IDPLOLHV\003DQG\003HVWDEOLVKHG\003WKH\003\277UVW\003V\\000QD Nagasaki continued to grow and UHPDLQHG\003DFWLYH\003XQWLO\003WKH\003 XVVR\020-DSD QHVH\003:DU\003RI\003\024\034\023\027\020\024\034\023\030\021\003KLV\003FRPPX QLW\\000V\003RUDK\003VFUROO\003ZDV\003SDVVHG\003GRZQ\003 WR\003WKH\003-HZV\003RI\003.REH\017\003D\003JURXS\003IRUPHG\003 RI\003IUHHG\003XVVLDQ\003-HZLVK\003ZDU\003SULVRQHUV\003 WKDW\003KDG\003SDUWLFLSDWHG\003LQ\003WKH\003&]DU\266V\003DUP\\000 DQG\003WKH\003XVVL\DQ\003HYROXWLRQ\003RI\003\024\034\023\030\021\003 'XULQJ\003WKH\003XVVR\020-DSDQHV\H\003:DU\017\003 \032\023\017\023\023\023\003XVVLDQ\003VROGLHUV\003ZHUH\003LPSULV RQHG\003LQ\003-DSDQ\017\003DPRQJ\003WKHP\017\003\025\017\023\023\023\003 -HZLVK\003VROGLHUV\021\003QH\003RI\003WKHVH\003-HZLVK\003 :V\003ZDV\003-RVHSK\003UXPSHOGRU\021\003,Q\003XVDQLD\017\003%HVVDUDELD\017\003ROK\\000QLD\017\003RGROLD\017\003 Siberia and other areas of the Russian \(PSLUH\017\003DQG\003JDLQHG\003LQVLJKW\003LQWR\003WKH\003 H[WHQW\003RI\003DQWL\020HPLWLVP\EDFN\003KRPH\021\003 ,Q\003FDPS\017\003KH\003SULQWHG\003D\003QHZVSDSHU\003RQ\003 -HZLVK\003DruDLUV\003DQG\003RUJDQL]HG\003FODVVHV\021\003 +H\003DOVR\003PHW\003VHYHUDO\003-HZLVK\003SULVRQHUV\003 who shared his desire to start a com continued on next page
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20 ISRAEL & THE JEWISH WORLD The man who just cant stop inventingBy Abigail Klein Leichman, ISRAEL21c.org, June 10, 2018Nanotech pioneer Prof. Oded Shoseyov has already founded 11 companies based on his inventions. Now hes on his next: a 4D printing platform to create customized meals. ded Shoseyovs lackluster grades failed to get him into the undergraduate chemistry gineering and nano-biotechnology at the 12 th tronics lab and I built things with my leading scientist of modern viticulture under whom Shoseyov studied for his PhD on the biochemistry of wine and Hebrew Universitys Faculty of AgriCellulose is everywhere fiber is stronger than steel and has Shoseyovs technology accelerates Human collagen from tobacco, food from a printer Another offshoot of his university laboratory is regenerative medicine tougher than the bodys own tendons DQG\003OLJDPHQWV\ &ROOODQW\266V\003\277UVW\003WZR\003&\(\020DSSURYHG\003 SURGXFWV\003DUH\003IRU\003KHDOLQJ\003GLDEHWLF\003IRRW\003 XOFHUV\003DQG\003WU\HDWLQJ\003WHQGLQL\WLV\021 \263:H\003KDYH\003QRZ\003GHYHORSHG\003D\003ELR\020LQN\003 based on our collagen that is suitable for ing his 12th cartridges including one containing A wide variety of dishes can be EDNHG\017\003IULHG\003RU\003JULOOHG\017\003DQG\003WDLORUHG\003DF YLGXDO\003&KHI\020LW\003XVHUV\003SURJUDPPLQJ\003WKH\003 PDFKLQH\003WR\003SUHSDUH\003IRRG\003LQ\003WLPH\003IRU\003WKH\003 NLGV\003WR\003FRPH\003KRPH\003IURP\003VFKRRO\021\003\263
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24 COMMENTARY COMMENTARY BRIEFS Opinions and letters printed in LCHAYIM do not necessarily reect the views of the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties, its Board of Directors or sta, or its advertisers. The three Rs of Judaism Strengthen your faith this to me when I am From the famous to the blowing of the reading of Psalm Avinu Malkeinu you might want is to be surrounded by miracles and not have them acknowledged! The daily strengthen your faith in yourself: I believe that I have the inner I believe that I can become truly Wishing each and every one of you Rabbi Dr. Michael J. Schorin, MAPC, BCC is a Chaplain in Lee Healths Department of Spiritual Services, and ministers at the Gulf Coast Medical Center. Rabbi Michael J. Schorin HALEY: THE U.S. HAS NO MORAL DUTY TO BE NEUTRAL BETWEEN RIGHT AND WRONGUN Ambassador Nikki Haley told the Christians United for Israel Summit on should be fooled about the role of into Israel burning thousands of would not be hundreds of rockets the international reaction to all of viding guidance on how best to kill innocent civilians inside your country once the border fence was would the United States do? What has acted with more restraint than duty to be neutral between right even when that means standing must be treated like any other nor rael not be treated like some sort of one country in the world doesnt Human Rights Council has a standing agenda item for only one counone set of refugees throughout the world is counted in a way that causes the number to grow literally UNs bias against Israel has long ing an illusion that Israel will go ISRAEL SHOWS POWER OF GOOD DEFENSE one was concerned about Palestinian -Israel an d the Palestinians: An irreconcilable By Jerrold L. Sobel, ZOA of SWFL President, July 25, 2018There are still many matters that For instance: When exactly did the universe begin? When will it end? demands of the Palestinian terrorists extreme leftists both here and in Israel is containing the same ingredients Israel abysmal failure due to the fact that this surrender land it considers dar al-Islam remain committed to the agreements that Israeli government survive ceding any character and continue as the homeland RI\003WKH\003-HZLVK\SHRSOH"\003RW\003\D\003FKDQFH\021
25 FROM THE BIMAH Opinions and letters printed in LCHAYIM do not necessarily reect the views of the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties, its Board of Directors or sta, or its advertisers.My childhood Days of Awe Possibly before it was ever called Yom Hazikaron listen to my Rosh share some of my early Rosh Hashanah know you have your 1st davened at Heres what I remember about the Days of Awe at the Avenue P Jewducted by the congregations rabbi and hall building sitting on folding chairs the real sanctuary since either it was all formed guards at each of the entrances other kids on the sidewalk in the front tsitsis when he made me come in and was a very short walking distance to Dad was born on the family farm in while he was on a Navy furlough dur yon we three brothers walked the three PLOHV\003WR\003WKH\003OLWWOH\003VKXO\003LQ\003:KLWH\003/DNH\017\003 ZKLFK\003P\\000JUHDW\003JUDQGIDWKHU\017\003JUHDW\003 XQFOHV\003DQG\003P\\000IDWKHU\266V\003IDWKHU\003KHOSHG\003 build with their own hands around ::,\021\003\013KDW\003ORQJ\003ZDON\003PDGH\003PH\003IHHO\003 very mature and bonded into the fel honors like the aliyot haftarah the haftarah JDO\003DPRXQW\003LQ\003WKRVH\003GD\\000V\021\003,\003ZDV\003D\003ELJ\003 PRQH\\000SOD\\000HU\003HYHQ\003EDFN\003WKH\Q\004 I am sure the way I recall the Days the need to let everyone who comes to RXW\003ORRNLQJ\003LQWR\003WKHLU\003ZDOOHWV\017\003DQG\003WKH\003 IUHH\020\300RZLQJ\003MR\\000WKDW\003FRPHV\003IURP\003D\003UHDO\003 closeness with others doing something UHDOO\\000XSOLIW\LQJ\021\003 %OHVVHG\003DUH\003WKRVH\003\\000RXQJ\003SHRSOH\003 who still get to form those memories WRGD\)65.3 (\017\003WZLFH\003EOHVVHG\003DUH\003WKH\003SDUHQWV\003 ZKR\003VHH\003WKDW\003WKH\\000GR\017\003DQG\003DOO\003RI\003*RG\266V\003 blessing to those congregations who KHOS\003PDNH\003WKH\P\003SRVVLEOH\021 Have a good one! Rabbi Bruce Diamond serves at The Community Free Synagogue in Fort Myers. Rabbi Bruce Diamond Opinions and letters printed in LCHAYIM do not necessarily reect the views of the Jewish Federation of Lee and Charlotte Counties, its Board of Directors or sta, or its advertisers. Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz The three Rs of Judaism If your sins are as scarlet threads and resolve for the future they can be is the absence of all trace of color of our White: May our sins that come from having our heads too much into the mire and muck and mud of the animosity and resentment turn white as what one who has transgressed must do teshuva ment of mitzvot that his soul intrinsi baal teshuva one Concerning exact details as to how do teshuva We all have our own ways and methods for achieving whatever goals Chag Sameach! Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz serves at Chabad Lubavitch of Southwest Flor ida. The source of our blessings is God Rabbi Nicole Luna M foresees the day when the wandering desert Israelites will be settled in the fertile land of They feast on the lands wheat and they drink from the are rich with silver emies disturb them; ried that this success will lead the Is raelites to forget their sacred mission of building a society in Israel based on the covenant and its ethical obliga How can they create a holy society in the midst of abundance? made you travel in the wilderness these you that a human being does not live time when we were acutely aware of member back when you did not have the might of my own hand have won overarching message of Moses is that also deserve some credit? because Moses wisely knows that our ing to get across is to remember that we forget this then we forget the covseeing our success not as the result of Rabbi Nicole Luna serves at Temple Beth El in Fort Myers. What do you think?LCHAYIM wants to know!Send your letters and comments to Ted Epstein, LCHAYIM Editor, at LChayim36@gmail.com.Letters Policy LCHAYIM Israel and the Palestinians: An irreconcilable By Jerrold L. Sobel, ZOA of SWFL President, July 25, 2018 LCHAYIM delivers!Introduce your business to a POWERFUL demographic and reach 5,000 readers each month for pennies per reader!For ad rates and deadlines, contact Jim Lewin at 239.634.6923 or JamesLewin@jfedlcc.org.
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27 FOCUS ON YOUTH P J L I B R A R Y R A D I O L I V E P J L I B R A R Y R A D I O L I V E P J L I B R A R Y R A D I O L I V E TEMPLE BETH EL SCHOOLSFort Myers Dale M.Cohen, R.J.E. M.A. Ed. Religious School Director Dear Parents of the Religious School: It will be so wonderful to hear the of our children back into the swing of and to look out for that silver lining in 1st day of Rosh Hashanah # 2 with Morah Mackenzie Sax with Morah Amy Shinbaum Any seventh graders who would like to attend will be more than come and read the Torah to all of the are always encouraged to tunity to wish all of our students and their families a Shanah Tovah Umetukah * Force Committee are excited to anize the times are changing and that it changed versus the former two-day Our new schedule is as follows: in look forward to seeing all of you on the DISCOVER THE FUN! RECEIVE THE GIFT OF FREE JEWISH CHILDRENS BOOKS MAILED TO YOUR HOME EVERY MONTH! SHARE the experience of reading with your children as they grow with PJ Library books. SIGN UP TODAY! Enrollment is open to Jewish families with children between the ages of six months to eight years living in Lee & Charlotte Counties. Funded by the Roth Family Foundation & Asher Family Foundation More information, contact Debbie Sanford 239.481.4449 ext. 3 firstname.lastname@example.org r r f f n f t f b f f f f f rr rfrnftnn fnbnnr ftnbn rntrn nb ff ffffntfb b Candle lighting times:September 7: 7:23 September 14: 7:15 September 21: 7:07 September 28: 6:59 After the shooting at the Pulse nightthrough the book looking for a reading about standing together during times readers to stand for something bigger It is instinctual to think about to ask: Whats the right thing to do? what the Yamim Nora-im the Days of synagogue because we need that time whether we are living life right and taught that we should see our lives as a giant scale with our good deeds and should see the entire world as an evenof the entire world to the side of the the scale of the entire world to the side the world around me? How can I bring Rabbi Marc Sack serves at Temple Judea in Fort Myers.
28 GENERATIONS OF THE SHOAH SOUTHWEST FLORIDA(239) 963-9347 SHALOM LIFE CENTER Fort Myers(239) 218-3433 The fuel of Elul Lawrence & Robin Dermer What am I? What are we? reminding us that were all leaves on the tree of our Eitz Chayim we celebrate a year of achievements dreams will become reality only when ing to gain meaningful change in our The High Holy Days are a wonder tunity to focus on the ways weve individually and collectively missed the mark and strayed from that within us teshuva This transformation is truly what it Tikkun Olam During the High Holy Days we fobeauty of Divine creation with awe and radical amazement! Rosh Hashanah is this new beginning that the High Holy Just as our ancient traditions unite gratitude and love for our sacred comcelebrated and together were blessed beautiful Selichot service and lavish UDU\)65.1 (\017\003DQG\003RXU\003VHUYLFHV\003FRPELQH\003PHDQ LQJIXO\003SUD\\000HUV\003DQG\003VRDULQJ\003PHORGLHV\003 WKDW\003IHDWXUH\003WKH\003KDORP\003/LIH\003&HQWHU\003 &KRLU\017\003\000XVLFDO\003\(QVHPEOH\003DQG\003ZRUOG\020 FODVV\003DFFRPSDQLVW\003%HOD\003*XWVKWHLQ\021\003XU\003
29 HAZAK 55+ CHAPTER at Temple Judea(239) 433-0201 Joyce Rosinger Thank you to all of our board members ing us through the history of Jew and lunch afterwards GENERATIONS OF THE SHOAH SOUTHWEST FLORIDA(239) 963-9347 GenShoah SWFL announces programs for 2018-19 season Ida Margolis is the mission statement that is actually Tresoros: The Lost Jews of Kastoria widely known Holocaust stories that author of Violins of Hope children of Survivors can tell their own the United States Holocaust Memorial the International Tracing Service and will host an intimate gathering for chil dren of Survivors to share their own Human rights issues will be highFilm Coalition of Southwest Florida the Museum can continue with its imJUDPV\003DQG\003HYHQWV\021\003\000RVW\003RI\003WKH\003HYHQWV\003 DUH\003KHOG\003DW\003QR\003FKDUJH\017\003DOWKRXJK\003WKHUH\003 LV\003D\003FRVW\003LQYROYHG\021\003:H\003GR\003QRW\003FKDUJH\003 D\003PHPEHUVKLS\017\003DV\003PDQ\\000HFRQG\003*HQ we ask that all those interested in the PLVVLRQ\003RI\003*HQKRDK\003DQG\003ZKR\003ZDQW\003 WR\003UHFHLYH\003WKH\003*HQKRDK\003H\020QHZVOHWWHU\003 be members of the Holocaust Mu \000XVHXP:\J\021\003 *HQKRDK\003:\\003LV\003JUDWHIXO\003WR\003WKH\003 \000XVHXP\003IRU\003LWV\003VXSSRUW\017\003WR\003-DQHW\003*\021\003 &RKHQ\003DQG\003DOO\003FRQWULEXWRUV\003ZKR\003KHOS\003 WKH\003\000XVHXP\003FRQWLQXH\003LWV\003PLVVLRQ\017\003WR\003 \000XVHXP\003UHVLGHQW\003\t\003&\(\003XVDQ\003X DUH]\017\003\000DUNHWLQJ\003\t\003&RPPXQLFDWLRQV\ \000DQDJHU\003-RDQ\003+RJDQ\017\003DQG\003DOO\003WKRVH\003 ZKR\003KDYH\003SUHVHQWHG\017\003RUJDQL]HG\003DQG\003DW WHQGHG\003SURJUD\PV\021\003 \PRUH\003LQIRUPDWLRQ\003DERXW\003*HQ KRDK\003DQG\003LWV\003SURJUDPV\017\003SOHDVH\003HPDLO\003 JHQVKRDKVZ\300#J\PDLO\021FRP\021\003 GHVVHUW\003UHFHS\WLRQ\021\003 \(YHU\\000RQH\003LV\003ZHOFRPH\003WR\003MRLQ\003XV\003 IRU\003RVK\003+DVKDQDK\017\003DVKOLFK\003DQG\003
30 TEMPLE NEWS Send updates and changes to the Directory below to email@example.com. COMMUNITY FREE SYNAGOGUE REFORM 10868 Metro Parkway, South Fort Myers (The Southwest Florida Masonic Center) P.O. Box 07144, Fort Myers, FL 33919 Rabbi Bruce Diamond (firstname.lastname@example.org) Coordinator: Natalie Fulton Adult Educator: Jessica Evers Phone: (239) 466 6671 E mail: email@example.com Web site: www.fortmyerssynagogue.com Community Sabbath eve dinner each Friday at 6:30 p.m. Sabbath eve worship every Friday at 7:30 p.m. Light breakfast and Torah study with the rabbi every Saturday morning from 9:30 11:30 a.m. TEMPLE JUDEA CONSERVATIVE 14486 A&W Bulb Road, Fort Myers, FL 33908 Rabbi Marc Sack E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org President: Jennifer Manekin Director of Congregational Learning: Elizabeth Singer Preschool Director: Joann Goldman email@example.com Phone: 433 0201 Fax: 433 3371 E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.tjswfl.org Services: 6:15 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. Saturday Minyan: 9:00 a.m. Monday Religious School: Sun. 9:30 a.m. noon; Wed. 4:306 p.m. Early childhood education: Preschool, M F, ages 18 months 5 years; Mommy & Me, months 2 years Affiliated: United Synagogue of Conservative Judaism CHABAD OF BONITA SPRINGS/ ESTERO ORTHODOX 24850 Old 41 Road, Suite 20 (in the Bernwood Centre) Bonita Springs, FL 34135 7024 Rabbi Mendy Greenberg Phone: 949 6900 Web site: www.JewishBonita.com Services: Saturday at 10 a.m., followed by a kiddush TEMPLE BETH EL REFORM 16225 Winkler Road, Fort Myers, FL 33908 Rabbi Nicole Luna E mail: email@example.com Temple educator: Dale Cohen, Ma.Ed., R.J.E Preschool director: Jesyca Virnig President: Ellis Rabinowitz Phone: 433 0018 Fax: 433 3235 Web site: www.templebethel.com Shabbat services: 7:30 p.m. Friday; Torah study 9:00 a.m. Saturday; B nai Mitzah 10:30 a.m. Saturday Religious School: 9:30 a.m. noon Sunday Hebrew School: 5:00 6:30 p.m Wednesday Judaica Gift Gallery Affiliated: Union for Reform Judaism TEMPLE BETH SHALOM REFORM 702 S.E. 24th Ave., Cape Coral, FL 33990 Rabbi Devora Buchen President: Arnie Schwartz Phone: 772 4555 Fax: 772 4625 E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.templebethshalomcc.org Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday Religious School: Thursday 4:00 6:30 p.m. Torah study with Rabbi Buchen: Shabbat 10:30 a.m. Organizations: Brotherhood, Sisterhood, Family Service (1st Friday of the month at 7:30 p.m.) BAT YAM TEMPLE OF THE ISLANDS REFORM Meets at Sanibel Congregational Church 2050 Periwinkle Way, Sanibel Island Rabbi Stephen L. Fuchs President: Alan Lessack Phone: 239 579 0296 (Oct Apr) 773251 8862 (May Sept) Email: email@example.com Cantor: Murray Simon Web site: www.batyam.org Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday (Nov Apr) 7:00 p.m. Friday (May Oct) Adult Education: Saturday, 9:00 11:30 a.m. (Nov Apr) Jewish Current Events: Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. (Nov Apr) Write: P.O. Box 84, Sanibel, FL 33957 Affiliated: Union for Reform Judaism TEMPLE SHALOM CHARLOTTE HARBOR AND THE GULF ISLANDS REFORM 23190 Utica Ave., P.O. Box 494675 Port Charlotte, FL 33949 4675 Rabbi Solomon Agin President: Gary Wein Phone: (941) 625 2116 E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: templeshalomfl.com Services: 7:30 p.m. Friday Religious school: Sunday 10 a.m. Beginning Hebrew: Tuesday 4:15 5:15 p.m. Advanced Hebrew: Thursday 4:15 5:15 p.m. Organizations: Sisterhood Affiliated: Union for Reform Judaism CHABAD OF CHARLOTTE COUNTY ORTHODOX 204 E Mckenzie St Unit B, Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Rabbi Simon Jacobson Phone: (941) 833 3381 E mail: email@example.com Web site: www.chabadofcharlottecounty.com Services: Saturday at 10 a.m. followed by a kiddush Torah study: Wednesday at 8 p.m. CHABAD LUBAVITCH OF SOUTHWEST FLORIDA ORTHODOX 5620 Winkler Road Fort Myers, FL 33919 Rabbi Yitzchok Minkowicz Phone: 4337708 Fax: 481 9109 E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Web site: www.chabadswf.org Services: Friday 5:15 p.m.; Saturday Kabbalah class 9 a.m.; Shacharit 10 a.m.; Kiddush at noon Minyan: Monday & Thursday 7:00 a.m. CHABAD JEWISH CENTER OF CAPE CORAL ORTHODOX 1716 Cape Coral Pkwy. W., Cape Coral, FL 33914 Rabbi Yossi Labkowski Phone: 963 4770 E mail: email@example.com Web site: www.chabadcape.com Services: Friday Evening 7:30 p.m. Saturday morning 9:30 a.m. followed by Kiddush luncheon Sunday morning 8:00 a.m. Monday Friday morning 7:00 a.m. JLI Courses: Monday evening at 7:00 p.m. Weekly Torah Study: Tuesday evening 7:30 p.m. Hebrew School: Sunday 10:00 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Jgirls: Tuesday 6:00 7:00 p.m. COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS Shalom Life Center Lawrence Dermer, Spiritual Leader 218 -3433 AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee): Jacki Waksman (954) 653 -9053 AJC (American Jewish Committee): Brian Lipton (941) 365 -4955 Anti -Defamation League: (561) 988 -2900 B Nai B rith International: (941) 302 -4500 Chevra Kadisha: Gene Sipe 841 -4615 Generations of the Shoah SWFL: 963 -9347 Hadassah Collier/Lee Chapter: Lynn Weiner 598 -1009 Hadassah Sharon Chapter (Charlotte County): Odette Port (941) 505 -1409 Hazak 55+ Chapter: Joyce Rosinger 437 -1566 Humanistic Jewish Havurah: Paula Creed 495 -8484 Israel Bonds: Regional Headquarters: (800) 622 -8017 Jewish Community Services: 481 -4449 Jewish National Fund: (727) 536 -5263 Memorial Tree Planting in Israel 1 -800 -542 -8733 Jewish War Veterans: Post 400: Commander Harvey Charter 246 -3151 Mikvah Bashka of Southwest Florida: Nechamie Minkowicz 822 -2784 ORT Gulf Beaches Chapter Marina Berkovich 566 -1771 IN LEE & CHARLOTTE COUNTIES TEMPLE SHALOMCharlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands (941) 625-2116 COMMUNITY FREE SYNAGOGUEFort Myers (239) 466-6671 LCHAYIM for the synaservices in synagogue Diamond is once again ment from traditional and more modmean today and what is forgiveness? We are grateful to the family of always thankful for his continuing genkot will be welcomed in it with the festival qiddush hallah, lulav and etrog Please see the story about our Satwhile Total Wines and More will conkins will be the Kallat Devrarim who Miess with be the Hatten Brayshit who TEMPLE JUDEAFort Myers (239) 433-0201 Dochinger and his acmunity members are There is a schedule of Rosh HashaTorah services in an ad in this issue of LCHAYIMserve meals to the homeless at Sallys inRabbi Sacks noontime Torah study The congregation looks forward WR\003FHOHEUDWLQJ\003WKH\003%DU\003\000LW]YDK\003RI\003%HQ\003 \000DQHNLQ\003RQ\003DWXUGD\)65.4 (\017\003FWREHU\003\031\003DQG\003 WKH\003%DW\003\000LW]YDK\003RI\003\(PLO\\000RON\003WKH\003IRO ORZLQJ\003KDEEDW\021\003\000D]HO\003RY\003WR\003ERWK\003 WKHLU\003IDPLOLH\V\021 $GXOW\003\(GXFDWLRQ\003FODVVHV\003ZLOO\003EHJLQ\003 RQ\003\000RQGD\)65.1 (\017\003FWREHU\003\033\021\003&DOO\003WKH\003V\\000QD JRJXH\003RrvFH\003IR\U\003PRUH\003LQIRUPDWLRQ\021 EHJLQV\003LW\021\003&\RPH\003GDQFH\003ZLWK\003WKH\003RUDK\004 RZ\003LQ\003LWV\003\024\026th nity Free Synagogue is a valued inde The synagogue is led by Rabbi %UXH\003'LDPRQG\017\003'\021'\021\017\003ZKR\003KDV\003VHUYHG\003 our local Jewish community for over 20 years and is a distinguished ordain ee of Hebrew Union College-Jewish from which he holds his Doctor of Di WHUGLVFLSOLQDU\\\003WXGLHV\003DW\003\*XOI\003 &RDVW\003QLYHUV\LW\)65.4 (\021 KH\003SXUSRVH\003RI\003KH\003&RPPXQLW\\000 \\\000QDJRJXH\003LV\003\263WXG\)65.1 (\017\003:RUVKLS\003 DQG\003%HQHYROHQW\003$FWV\264\003\013LUTD\\000$YRW\003 \024\035\025\f\017\003IROORZLQJ\003SURJUHVVLYH\003-HZLVK\003YDO ues while observing essential Jewish WUDGLWLRQV\021 KH\003HPSOH\003KDORP\003ODQQLQJ\003DQG\003 \(YHQWV\003&RPPLWWHH\003KDV\003EHHQ\003ZRUNFollowing the service there will be a
31 TEMPLE NEWS BAT YAM TEMPLE OF THE ISLANDSSanibel (773) 251-8862 www.batyam.org A year has come and gone since Tem Jewish calendar with the High Holy conduct High Holy Days services with Cantor Murray Simon in FellowCongregational UCC at 2050 Periwinkle Way on The schedule for High Holy Days services is as follows: Morning Rosh Hashanah Mon Tashlich (casting out of sins into Abigail Allison Neilah/closing service beginning Congregational UCC at 2050 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel unless other The Social Action Committee FRQWLQXHV\003WR\003FRRUGLQDWH\003D\003SDSHU\003JRRGV\003 GULYH\003ZLWK\003WKH\003&&\021\003KDQNV\003WR\003*DUU\\000 :HLVV\017\003WKHUH\003ZLOO\003EH\003ELQV\003RXWVLGH\003WKH\003 church at every High Holy Days ser In the absence of the Rabbi from \000D\\000WR\003HSWHPEHU\017\003FRQJUHJDQWV\003YRO unteer to lead Friday night Shabbat VHUYLFHV\021\003KH\003SHUVRQDO\003VHOHFWLRQ\003RI\003 SUD\\000HUV\003DQG\003UHDGLQJV\003E\\000HDFK\003OHDGHU\003 PDNHV\003HDFK\003KDEEDW\003VHUYLFH\003GLruHUHQW\003 DQG\003VSHFLDO\021\003\000DQ\\000WKDQNV\003WR\003WKRVH\003ZKR\003 made certain that there was a weekly Shabbat service throughout the warm DQG\003ZHW\003VXPPH\U\003PRQWKV\021 DWXUGD\\000PRUQLQJ\003$GXOW\003\(GXFDWLRQ\003 FODVVHV\003ZLOO\003VWDUW\003DJDLQ\003RQ\003DWXUGD\)65.2 (\017\003 RYHPEHU\003\026\021\003URJUDPPLQJ\003LQIRUPD WLRQ\003ZLOO\003EH\003DYDLODEOH\003QH[\W\003PRQWK\021 We extend best wishes for a TEMPLE SHALOMCharlotte Harbor & the Gulf Islands (941) 625-2116 thnity Free Synagogue is a valued indeThe synagogue is led by Rabbi our local Jewish community for over 20 years and is a distinguished ordainee of Hebrew Union College-Jewish from which he holds his Doctor of Diues while observing essential Jewish TEMPLE BETH ELFort Myers (239) 433-0018 gregation services concurrent with for Rosh Hashanah and to enhance their Jewish Holiday memorial service will be held for all is in it; see through it; grow old for there is nothing that works better nated with the material as well as with ber long-forgotten songs as they sing ented volunteer musicians and vocalthey remember and sing along to Jew GDUGV\021 KH\003HPSOH\003%HWK\003\(O\003*LIW\003*DOOHU\\000 KDV\003D\003EHDXWLIXO\003QHZ\003ZRRG\003\300RRU\003DQG\003 IUHVKO\\000SDLQWHG\003ZDOOV\003\261\003PDWHULDOV\003DQG\003 ODERU\003FRPSOLPHQWV\003RI\003$QGL\003\(ONHV\003DQG\003 VRQ\021\003,Q\003WKH\003ODUJHVW\003-XGDLFD\003JLIW\003VKRS\003LQ\003 /HH\003&RXQW\)65.1 (\017\003ZKLFK\003LV\003EHLQJ\003WRWDOO\\000UH VWRFNHG\017\003\\000RX\003FDQ\003\277QG\003XQLTXH\003JLIWV\003DV\003 well as home and holiday items and the SHUIHFW\003-HZLV\K\003JUHHWLQJ\003FDUG\021 And now for something com FHVV\021\003&RQJUHJDQWV\003GLVFRYHUHG\003WKHLU\003 ELUWKSODFH\003FRPPRQDOLW\\000LGHQWL\277HG\003RQ\003 PDSV\003RI\003$PHULFD\003DQG\003WKH\003ZRUOG\003ZKLOH\003 VDPSOLQJ\003GHOLFLRXV\003KRPHPDGH\003GHV VHUWV\003IURP\003WKHVH\003ELUWKSODFHV\021\003,QFOXGHG\003 ZHUH\003D\003PLON\003WDUW\003IURP\003RXWK\003$IULFD\017\003 VWUXGHO\003IURP\003$XVWULD\017\003D\003%DNHZHOO\003WDUW\003 IURP\003\(QJODQG\017\003DSSOH\003FDNH\003IURP\003HU Following the service there will be a Hashanah evening ser Morning Rosh Hashanah services There is no charge for attending any of Decorating the sukkah will take Simchat Torah services will take LWHG\003WR\003\024\030\003SDUWLFLSDQWV\021\/XQFK\003LV\003SUR YLGHG\003DW\003QR\003\FKDUJH\021\003 KH\003%D\\000$UHD\003&DQWRUV\003$VVRFLD WLRQ\003ZLOO\003SHUIRUP\003DW\003WKH\003WHPSOH\003RQ\003XQ GD\)65.1 (\017\003RYHPEHU\003\027\003DW\003\027\035\023\023\003S\021P\021\003KLV\003 FXOWXUDO\003HYHQW\017\003PDGH\003SRVVLEOH\003WKURXJK\003 WKH\003/HVOHLJK\003DQG\003\\000OYLD\003+HUVKNRZLW]\003 \LV\003RSHQ\003WR\003WKH\003FRPPXQLW\\000 DW\003QR\003FKDUJH\021\003 There are many more events for the year including a Jewish Film Fes CHABAD LUBAVITCHFort Myers (239) 433-7708 High Holiday Schedule: 10: Rosh Hashana Day 1