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House Proceeding 03-30-09 on Mar 30th, 2009 :: 0:35:35 to 0:39:25
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:35:33 to 0:35:54( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: three times, god, i ask god to bless our men and women in uniform and plees god, continue to bless america. i yield back my time. the speaker pro tempore: mr. burton. mr. burton: i'm going to let my colleague from florida go first. the without objection. ms. ros-lehtinen: i'd like to thank my good friend from

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:35:35 to 0:39:25( Edit History Discussion )
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Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:35:55 to 0:36:16( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: indiana, mr. burton, for tting me take his time. madam speaker, it's with great pride that i stand here tonight in honor of bessie ronald lee, an institution in south florida, i want to

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:36:17 to 0:36:37( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: recognize them for eir work to promote the jewish heritage in my area of south florida. the hebrew academy is among the finest institutions academically and in terms of philanthropy as well. it's dedicated to educating children regardless of financial means and instilling

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:36:38 to 0:37:00( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: in them the timeless values of judaism is they may remain steadfast in their faith. the hebrew academy and the galbut family have been intertwined for many years. bessie met jamie who enlisted in the navy and would not

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:37:01 to 0:37:22( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: return for seven years. the newlyweds moved to miami beach and immediately became active in the jewish community in our area. they devoted their time to the jewish learning center and the jewish community center and played ingral roles in the building of the community.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:37:23 to 0:37:44( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: he planted the trees and flowers with his own hands. their home quickly filled with four beautiful children, robert, david, ayid and russell, challenging bessie to keep the family's roots firmly planted in the principles of the tora. she and jamie worked hirelessly to send their four children to

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:37:45 to 0:38:06( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: the hebrew academy. years later, the youngest, russell, was located alongside a young lady known as ronnelly eisenberg. she spent a year in israel and earned a degree from boston university, not realizing that when she -- what she had been

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:38:07 to 0:38:28( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: looking for alof her life was in her own backyard. shortly after her return to miami beach she married russell galbut. ronnly and russell have continued in this time-honored family traditions by assuming roles of leadership in the jewish community of miami beach and sending their own two

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:38:29 to 0:38:50( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: children to the hebrew academy. both have taken upon themselves to give of the many blessings bestowed upon them. they have consistently supported various charities and organizations, including the jewish home the greater miami jewish federation, the jewish community cent around the simon

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:38:51 to 0:39:12( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: wiesenthal center. three generations later, the family's legacy endures as children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren become graduates of the he rue academy. even the greatest success cannot compare to the joy and pride of the many fruits produced from the dedication, service and giving spirit of this loving family.

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen

0:39:13 to 0:39:27( Edit History Discussion )

Ileana Ros-Lehtinen: the labor is worthy of his wages and the fortuitous life of the family acts as a testimony of the treasures that abound from a life dedicated toward giving.

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