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Artists-in-Residence event at Temple Israel

Sam Glaser, one of America's foremost composers, performers and interpreters of Jewish music will be visiting Central Florida Jan. 19-21 as the Artist-in-Residence at Temple Israel and Temple Shir...

 

Holocaust Remembrance Day

The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center is commemorating International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jan. 27, with a pair of programs that honor the legacy of the Bielski Partisan group.   Film screening and Book Club discussion Sunday,...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    January 12, 2018 

Don't miss the Central Florida premier of 'The Bigot'

"How can you hate someone you have never even met?" was a question frequently pondered by 6-year-old Eva Mor, as a young child growing up in Poland in the year's following World War II. Often...

 

Rock the night away at the Rosen JCC

The Rosen JCC is going back to the '80s with its Decades party on Jan. 27, 2018. The evening will include live music with local cover band Switch, silent auction prizes, food and drink and Good Humor...

 

Ohev Men's Club presents annual World Wide Wrap

Super Bowl Sunday is just weeks away. That means the annual World Wide Wrap sponsored by the Men’s Club of Congregation Ohev Shalom is just weeks away as well. Each year, Men’s Clubs from Conservative and Masorti synagogues throughout the United...

 

Congregation Beth Sholom January Schedule

Celebrate Shabbat with the synagogue that feels like family. The Shabbat evening service led by Rabbi Karen Allen is on Friday, Jan. 12th at 7pm. The service will honor the members of our board of directors. An Oneg Shabbat will follow the service....

 

Crack!... Bam!... Jokers!... It's Maj Madness at the J

The strange names of the tiles in Maj Jongg are music to the ears of those playing in The Roth Family’s Jewish Community Center 14th Annual “Maj Madness” Mah Jongg Tournament, to be held Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018. The festivities will begin at...

 

A homecoming for Congregation Ohev Shalom's Centennial Gala Weekend

As Congregation Ohev Shalom gears up to celebrate its Centennial, the COS Gala Committee is seeking to reach out to former members and others who have fond memories of the congregation and may wish to...

 

More culture coming to the JCC

The Roth Family JCC of Greater Orlando is proud to announce the appointment of Leah Sandler as Cultural Arts coordinator. Sandler is no stranger to the JCC or the local Jewish community having attended the Richard S. Adler Early Childhood Learning...

 

Chanukah lights up seniors' faces

What joy it was to play dreidel, sing songs, and eat latkes with seniors who may not have any other opportunity to this year. "Chanukah has always been one of my favorite holidays. This past month my...

 

It is almost Maj Madness time again

The 14th annual Maj Madness tournament is coming Sunday, Jan. 28, 2018, from 9:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at The Roth Family JCC, and features four rounds of play following National Maj Jongg League rules of play, with great prizes for...

 

Come one, come all

All majestic princesses ages 4 and up, with their daddies, are invited to the 10th annual Princess Ball, a magical evening fit for royalty, on Jan. 20, 2018 from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Held at The Roth Family JCC, there will be dancing, activities,...

 

Special Weekend at Cong. Beth Am

Rabbi Merrill Shapiro returns to the Congregation Beth Am bima to lead Shabbat services on Friday night, 7:30 p.m., and Saturday morning, 9:30 a.m., January 12-13. The community is invited to attend...

 

Applications for JSU Fellowship available now

JSU Fellowship is an innovative program in Central Florida where 12 teens get together Wednesday evenings from 7 to 8, and discuss the Jewish perspective on a variety of ethical and moral dilemmas. Teens will also have the opportunity to meet...

 

Surfs up at Resurf

On Jan. 15, teens from Central and South Florida are invited to travel to Daytona to build a youth surf center for underprivileged teens. No building experience is needed. For more information about this challenging event, and to reserve a spot,...

 
 By Pam Ruben    News    December 29, 2017

Jewish Pavilion Gala honors Marian Bromberg and A.J. Kronenberg

Please join the Jewish Pavilion on Sunday, Jan. 28 at 5 p.m. at Sheraton Orlando North (Maitland) for their 'Gems and Jeans Gala,' as they honor community 'gems,' Marian Bromberg and A.J. Kronenberg,...

 

Orlando hosts BBYO IC

BBYO North Florida Region is honored to welcome and host BBYO’s International Convention 2018. Over President’s Day weekend (Feb. 15–19, 2018), more than 5,000 of the Jewish community’s top teen leaders, educators, professionals, and...

 

Discover your life's purpose at JOIN Evening Out

JOIN Orlando and SPARK, the women’s division of JOIN, are hosting an evening with delicious appetizers, a variety of drinks and a discussion about “Mission Possible - Discovering Your Life’s Purpose” by Rabbi Ahron Hoch on Monday, Jan. 8,...

 

Israel travel scholarships available through Federation

The Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando has announced that applications for 2018 Ronald Colman Israel Scholarships will be available online starting Monday, Jan. 8. The Ronald Colman Israel Scholarship Fund was made possible by a generous endowment...

 

Bowl the night away

Join Congregation Ohev Shalom’s Men’s Club and Sisterhood for a fun night of bowling. Bowl the Night Away will be held on Jan. 18, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at AMF Bowling Lanes in Altamonte Springs. The cost is $18 for two hours of bowling, and...

 

Bringing Chanukah happiness to seniors

Local elder home facilities and the Independent Living communities welcomed The Jewish Pavilion to come and celebrate with the residents during Chanukah. Many family members of the residents also...

 

A light in the face of darkness

It only takes one person to strive to make a difference. Sami Kuperberg is such a person. She had endured anti-Semitism since her freshman year at Oviedo High School. Students would tease her because...

 

Federation has created a bear-y special mitzvah

Smiles and bear hugs were in abundance on a recent Sunday afternoon as the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando held its third annual PJ Library Family Mitzvah Day at Build-A-Bear in Altamonte Springs...

 

Kehillah continues to amaze its viewers

Kostya Kimlat and his niece Kira Murga are entertained by "Fatz," one of the animatronic characters created by Aaron Fechter, founder of Creative Engineering. Kehillah: A History of the Jews of...

 

Jewish Pavilion Chanukah celebrations are in full 'spin'

Jewish Pavilion Program Director Walter Goldstein performed familiar holiday and classic tunes at Brookdale Island Lake. Volunteers Terri Fine-Stenzler and Debbie Meitin led blessings, songs, and...

 

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