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Health and Wellness IssueAlso inside, FIDF, Jews Making News, Community News, Remembrances and more.  

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Staycation Issue. Also, featuring: Jews Making News, Tell & K’vell, Community News, Your Tools for Living, Whats Happening and more.

Education

Senior Cameron Frostbaum Receives North Springs’ Most Prestigious Award

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Senior Cameron Frostbaum Receives North Springs’ Most Prestigious Award

AWARD GIVEN TO “BEST ALL-AROUND MEMBER OF THE SENIOR CLASS” SPECIAL FOR THE AJT North Springs Charter High School is proud to announce that recent graduate Cameron Frostbaum is the recipient of the 2014 AJC Cup, the school’s most prestigious award given to the “best all-around member of the senior class.” The award is sponsored […]

New Trunks for Georgia’s Holocaust Learning Trunk Project

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New Trunks for Georgia’s Holocaust Learning Trunk Project

“STANDING UP AND PROTECTING EQUALITY IS WORTH FIGHTING FOR” SPECIAL FOR THE AJT A total of 20 new trunks decorated for the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust are now on display at the Anne Frank in the World: 1929-1945 exhibit in Sandy Springs. The trunks will join a collection of over 50 trunks currently in circulation throughout the state […]

Arts & Life

Poland Welcomes Atlanta Boy Choir

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Poland Welcomes Atlanta Boy Choir

LARGE AUDIENCES GATHER TO HEAR TALENTED YOUTHS SPECIAL FOR THE AJT Atlanta has many things to be proud of, but none more than their famous Atlanta Boy Choir. The Atlanta Boy Choir, now performing in Poland, has attracted record breaking audiences at their concerts thus far. The choir was invited to Poland because of their past […]

Jews Making News: “Suits’” Gabriel Macht Returns for Season 4

| June 25, 2014 | Reply
Jews Making News: “Suits’” Gabriel Macht Returns for Season 4

“Suit’s” Gabriel Macht Returns for Season 4 USA Network drama, “Suits,” returned to television on June 11 for its fourth season. Set in a fictional New York City law firm, the series follows a brilliant college-dropout, Mike Ross, who finds himself working with one of the best lawyer’s in New York City, Harvey Specter. Gabriel […]

Columns

When Does Your Loved One Need Memory Care?

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When Does Your Loved One Need Memory Care?

PROVIDING COMFORT AND SAFETY FOR YOUR LOVED ONE By Nancy Kriseman SPECIAL FOR THE AJT I often get asked, “When will my loved one need memory care instead of assisted living?” Memory care is a specialized program that is designed for individuals with dementia who require more structured activity and hands on care than what […]

Enchanted Israel

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Enchanted Israel

THE WALL, PREVIOUSLY A PLACE OF STORIES FROM A FAR-AWAY LAND, BECAME MY WALL By Dr. Terry Segal AJT CONTRIBUTOR New Moon Meditations continue with the month of Tammuz that began on June 28, 2014. We have been on an Enchanted Journey through the Hebrew calendar, with this past year’s focus on relieving stress and […]

D'Var Torah

Parshat Chukat: Change is Healthy and Natural

| June 27, 2014 | Reply
Parshat Chukat: Change is Healthy and Natural

OUR MODE OF CHANGE AND INNOVATION IS THE CORRECTING OF MISTAKES By Rachel Lav Ictoirei AJT CONTRIBUTOR  “We,” as a construct of our smaller communities – our close family, friends, maybe even a neighborhood – are interactive, and are therefore always growing our relationships and changing as needed. Finally, “we,” as a general “we” of […]

Parashat Sh’lach L’cha

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Parashat Sh’lach L’cha

SEEING THE DIVINE WITHIN US ALL By Rabbi Elana E. Perry SPECIAL FOR THE AJT “Seeing is believing” as the old adage goes. But sometimes seeing is not believing. Sometimes the things we see do not reflect reality. And sometimes, there are things that are only seen if we believe in them first. This is one of the lessons of this week’s Torah […]

Business/Finance

The Weinstein Center for Adult Day Services to Close This Month

| June 25, 2014 | Reply
The Weinstein Center for Adult Day Services to Close This Month

HEALTH, SAFETY OF ITS MEMBERS WAS KEY DECISION FACTOR Alex Estroff STAFF WRITER The Weinstein Center for Adult Day Services, located on the MJCCA campus, has issued a notice to the families who benefit from their services, informing them that the center will be closing at month’s end. The decision to do so was the final […]

David Skid Named to President’s Club at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

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David Skid Named to President’s Club at Morgan Stanley Wealth Management

THE APPOINTMENT RECOGNIZES DAVID’S CONSISTENT CREATIVITY AND EXCELLENCE SPECIAL FOR THE AJT Morgan Stanley announced that Mr. David Skid, a Senior Vice President, Financial Advisor in its Wealth Management office in Atlanta, has been named to the Firm’s prestigious President’s Club, an elite group composed of the firm’s leading Financial Advisors. The appointment recognizes David’s […]

Recent Articles

Hamas’ Use of Civilians as Human Shields

Hamas’ Use of Civilians as Human Shields

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SPECIAL FOR THE AJT 1. Hamas spokesman, Sami Abu Zuhri was interviewed on 8 July, and called on the Palestinian people to use the human shield tactic to defend their homes: “We in the Hamas movement call on our people to adopt this procedure” (Source: Memri and Channel 10): In the video the interviewer can […]

The Humanitarian Situation in the Gaza Strip

The Humanitarian Situation in the Gaza Strip

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THE MOVEMENT OF GOODS AND PEOPLE THROUGH THE CROSSINGS SPECIAL FOR THE AJT Despite the ongoing rocket fire from Gaza, and the infiltration into Israel of dozens of Hamas terrorists through tunnels under the route of the humanitarian crossings between Israel and Gaza, the Kerem Shalom crossing opened today (21 July) only one hour later […]

Background on Sejaiya

Background on Sejaiya

| July 21, 2014 | Reply

SPECIAL FOR THE AJT Sejaiya is a neighborhood located to the southeast of Gaza City, which is in the northern Gaza Strip. The neighborhood, situated opposite Israel’s Nahal Oz and the Karni crossings to Gaza, is one of the closest residential points to the fence that separates the Gaza Strip from Israel.  This densely populated […]

Atlanta Stands with Israel Rally on July 23rd

Atlanta Stands with Israel Rally on July 23rd

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IDF Death Toll Rises to 18

IDF Death Toll Rises to 18

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Provided By United with Israel  Overnight and throughout the day on Sunday, 13 soldiers from the IDF’s elite Golani Brigade were killed in combat in the Gaza Strip. The IDF is currently completing the identification process. When this process ends, pending on the families’ consent, names will be made public. All the families, as well […]

Israel Opens Field Hospital to Treat Injured Palestinians

Israel Opens Field Hospital to Treat Injured Palestinians

| July 21, 2014 | Reply

Provided By United with Israel  Early afternoon on Sunday, the IDF announced the establishment of a field hospital at the Erez Crossing in order to supply medical assistance and humanitarian care to Palestinians from Gaza. The hospital will include an emergency clinic, pediatrician and gynecology services, a delivery room and hospitalization when needed. The staff […]

Free Hot Dogs for Atlantans on July 23rd

Free Hot Dogs for Atlantans on July 23rd

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SPECIAL FOR THE AJT On Wednesday July 23rd, the Omni Hotel at the CNN Center and the new College Football Hall of Fame will be distributing free kosher hot dogs to the public to commemorate National Hot Dog Day. As the official caterer for the College Football Hall of Fame (opening August 23), the Omni Hotel […]

Letter from Naftali Bennett on the Ground Phase of Operation Protective Edge

Letter from Naftali Bennett on the Ground Phase of Operation Protective Edge

| July 21, 2014 | Reply

Dear friends, Israel has launched the second phase of Operation Protective Edge, sending ground forces into the Gaza Strip with the aim of restoring security to the country. As the past 10 days have shown, we repeatedly tried to end this conflict in a peaceful way. In the beginning, we tried to avoid the conflict […]

What’s Happening: Week of July 18, 2014

What’s Happening: Week of July 18, 2014

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Sundays and Tuesdays in July (check dates) Jewish Encounter 1.0. A 20-week introduction to Judaism class for Jews and non-Jews, couples and singles, who are interested in exploring the role of Jewish identity in their lives. The class includes personal advising, readings, discussion, field trips, and guest speakers. Classes begin on Sun. mornings and Tues. […]

Cohen Family Baby Girl

Cohen Family Baby Girl

| July 17, 2014 | Reply

SPECIAL FOR THE AJT Delilah and Steven Cohen of Atlanta are delighted to announce the birth of their daughter, Mia Tamara, born on October 8, 2013. She weighed 5 pounds, 9 ounces and was 19 inches long. Her first name, Mia, is in loving memory of her maternal great-grandmother, Miriam Mekyten. Mia’s middle name, Tamara, […]

Michael Weinstock, 63, Atlanta

Michael Weinstock, 63, Atlanta

| July 17, 2014 | Reply

Michael Weinstock, 63, of Atlanta, died Saturday, July 5. A native of Pittsburg, Pennsylvania and graduate of Tulane University and Tulane University Law School, Michael lived in Atlanta for 38 years, where he was the founding partner of the law firm Weinstock & Scavo PC. A loving husband, father, and friend, he is survived by […]

David Silberminz, 60, Atlanta

David Silberminz, 60, Atlanta

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David Silberminz, age 60, of Atlanta, died July 6, 2014. David, the son of Holocaust survivors, was born in Norwich, Connecticut and grew up in Baltimore, Maryland. He has been a resident of Atlanta, Georgia since 1992. He loved to follow sports and to care for animals, particularly his favorite, Casey. He was preceded in […]

Stanford Shulman, 84, Atlanta

Stanford Shulman, 84, Atlanta

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Stanford Shulman, age 84, of Atlanta, died July 7, 2014. Survivors include his loving wife of 54 years, Margaret Ann Shulman; daughter and son-in-law, Holly and Rick Hellman, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania; daughter and son-in-law, Denise and Edward Stein, Atlanta; daughter and son-in-law, Gail and Stephan Frank, Roswell, Georgia; sister-in-law, Irma Shulman-Weiner, Atlanta; grandchildren: Rachel, Justin, Zachary, […]

Bernice Berman Lipton, 99, Atlanta

Bernice Berman Lipton, 99, Atlanta

| July 17, 2014 | Reply

Bernice Berman Lipton, age 99, a native of Atlanta, died on July 4. She was predeceased by her adored husband of over 60 years, Nathan Lipton, her honored parents, Gus and Gussie Berman as well as her sisters and brothers to whom she was a caring, concerned sibling. Her immense empathy and love for others, […]

Rita Floersheim, 90, Atlanta

Rita Floersheim, 90, Atlanta

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Rita Floersheim, age 90, of Atlanta, died July 10, 2014. Survivors include her son, Steve (Nora) Floersheim, Dunwoody; brother and sister-in-law, Dr. Paul and Marilyn Lavietes; grandchildren:  Amy (Philip) Rubin and Jodi (Jeffrey) Rosenberg; great grandchildren: Jacob, Hailey and Zachary Rubin and Tyler and Maya Rosenberg. She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley; […]

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