AJT Weekly
Friday, February 15, 2019
 
Israel
In Clip Leaked by PMO, Arab Ministers Seen Defending Israel, Attacking Iran
By Raphael Ahren
At Warsaw Mideast summit, Bahraini FM says confronting Tehran more urgent than solving Palestinian issue; UAE top diplomat says Israel has right to attack Iranian targets in Syria
 
 
Camp
2019 Camp Directory: Time for S’mores and so Much More
Summer camp planning is well underway and spots are filling up fast. To help with planning, we have listed local options.
 
Local News
Anti-Israel Sentiments Make Waves on Campus
By Rachel Fayne
Relations between Jewish and Muslim students at Georgia State University have been strained lately.
 
Local News / Anti-Semitism Sparks Community Forum
By Jan Jaben-Eilon
 
Local News / Hate Crime Hits Local School
By Dave Schechter
 
Community
Norbert Friedman, z”l, an Appreciation
By Dave Schechter
Norbert, who died Feb. 6 at age 96, was a storyteller, a raconteur, an educator, an author, and a witness to inhumanity.
 
 
Local News
Patrons Walk the Red Carpet and See the World on Film
By Marcia Caller Jaffe
The opening night gala for the 19-year-old Atlanta Jewish Film Festival greeted in-crowders and movie aficionados at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre.
 
Arts / Sandy Springs Rolls Out Red Carpet for AJFF
By Bob Bahr
 
Arts / ‘Love, Gilda’ Looks at Love in All the Right Places
By Bob Bahr
 
Opinion
Publisher’s Note
By Michael A. Morris
Michael Morris, asks “What is the most important thing we can do as parents to ensure Jewish continuity, both within our own families as well as the community?”
 
Camp
Atlanta Camps Are Breeding Ground for Innovation
By Roni Robbins
Fingerman met with representatives of overnight and day camps along with professionals of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta and Jewish lay leaders.
 
Camp / Ramah Pilots Innovative Lacrosse and Rowing Camp
By Roni Robbins
 
Camp / Camp Scholarships
By AJT Staff
 
Lifecycles
Engagement: Segal – Balan
Sascha Segal and Rostislav “Ross” Balan, are happy to announce their engagement.
 
Local News
Frank and Gold Honored by JCPA
By Rachel Fayne
As part of its 75th anniversary gala, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs recognized its past chairs, including Atlanta’s Lois Frank and Larry Gold.
 
Business / Former Epstein Teacher Leads Franchise 500 Challenge Island
By Eddie Samuels
 
Community / Gold Exemplifies Leadership and Makes Atlanta Proud 
By Marcia Caller Jaffe
 
Community
A Tribute to Trudy Robbins
By Rachel Stein, Allen Lipis and Congregation Beth Jacob
A tribute to the ‘innate greatness’ of Trudy Robbins took place Sunday at Congregation Beth Jacob.
 
Community
Israel Trip Brings Atlantans Together to Save a Child’s Heart
By Jan Jaben-Eilon
Rosen launched the Atlanta chapter of SACH, an international nonprofit providing pediatric cardiac care to children in developing countries.
 
Community / Israeli Nobel Laureate at Tech
By Eddie Samuels
 
Israel / Celebrity Chefs Taste Israel on ‘Birthright’ Trip
By AJT Staff
 
Dining
Firebirds in the Suburbs Expands Dining Options
By Marcia Caller Jaffe
Peachtree Corners springs more new dining options with Firebirds Wood Fire Grill.
 
Opinion
Vote for Best of Jewish Atlanta 2019
It’s time again to vote for the Best of Jewish Atlanta.
 
Opinion
From ‘Ballyhoo’ to Havdalah on the Square
By Dave Schechter
Uhry’s not-so-fictional “Freitags” of 1939 could not imagine today’s open expression of Jewish identity.
 
Closing Thoughts
What Makes Your Heart Sing?
By Dr. Terry Segal
Dr. Terry Segal reflects on the new month of Adar I in her New Moon Meditations.
 
More Headlines
 
Community / Oy Vey! Have I Got a Problem
By Rachel Stein
 
Lifecycles / Obituary: Judy David
 
Lifecycles / Obituary: Norbert Friedman
 
Lifecycles / Obituary: Samuel Norman Werbin
 
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