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 By David Bornstein    News    October 13, 2017 

Kehillah: A History of Jewish life in Greater Orlando opening November 12

From the tiny seed of an idea, an enormous community event has grown. In February of 2015, Sara Stern assembled a committee for Congregation Ohev Shalom to begin planning its centennial celebration....

 

An adventure in intimacy-A one-day experience

On Sunday, Oct. 22, Hedy and Yumi Schleifer will be in Orlando to lead a very special one-day workshop for couples. Organized by JOIN (Orlando Jewish Outreach Initiative) this event will be held at T...

 

Bassem Eid: The Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Chabad of Greater Orlando and Altamonte Springs and AIPAC jointly present Palestinian human rights activist Bassem Eid on Oct. 29, 7 p.m., at The Alfond Inn in Winter Park. The evening discussion...

 

Jewish Academy of Orlando students cast their sins away in Tashlich services

Jewish Academy students cast their sins away in Tashlich services. The third through fifth graders walked to Lake Lily to participate in a Tashlich service. Students gathered in a circle, listened to...

 

Being there

This Zionistas program was scheduled for earlier in September but was postponed due to Hurricane Irma. Alan Kornman was in Israel to witness the ceremonies remembering the 1967 Six Day War and celebra...

 

Bereavement support through the Jewish lens

For those grieving the death of a loved one, The Jewish Pavilion and Vitas Healthcare offer a free grief support group. This is a six-week program led by Rabbi Moe Kaprow, the Vitas Healthcare chaplain, and will be held at Oakmonte...

 

Grief support group through life transitions

Jewish Family Services Orlando in cooperation with Hospice of the Comforter is helping connect and support the Jewish community through life transitions. This group will be co-led by a Jewish therapist and a hospice social worker. The group will...

 

The true story behind the movie 'Defiance'

Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando is sponsoring "An Evening with Mickey Bielski-Son of Partisan Hero Tuvia Bielski." On Sunday, Oct. 22, Mickey will tell the story of what it was like to come of age...

 

Volunteers needed for JFS Orlando's computer lab

JFS Orlando is currently recruiting volunteers to help in its computer lab. Clients need help creating resumes, search for jobs and apply for benefits. There is an immediate need for Spanish-speaking volunteers.  Please contact volunteer...

 

Celebrating Rosh Hashanah the Jewish Pavilion way

The Jewish Pavilion was all about the sweet memories as they celebrated the High Holidays around town....

 

Central Florida Jewish Book Festival coming Oct. 29

The Roth Family Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando is partnering with the Writer's Block Bookstore of Winter Park to host an inaugural Central Florida Jewish Book Festival on Sunday, Oct. 29...

 

Rubinger: 'Good time for a change!'

It started with a two-year contract back in August 1990, and now, 27 years later, Rabbi Aaron Daniel Rubinger is laying down the mantel of senior rabbi at Congregation Ohev Shalom and assuming the...

 

Men's night out

The women of the Orlando Jewish community have for years been very successful at raising money for the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando through Choices, the women's philanthropy division. Each...

 
 By Pamela Ruben    News    October 6, 2017

Don't miss the Jewish Pavilion's 'toe-tapping, finger-snapping' Music Fest

Have you given much thought to the power of music? Paul Stenzler, bandleader of Orlando's Rhythm Release and current president of the Jewish Pavilion Board of Directors, thinks about it each time he...

 

Beth Sholom October schedule

Congregation Beth Sholom will celebrate Sukkot with a Pot Luck Meal and Service on Sunday, Oct. 8 at 1 p.m. Ater the meal, the service will begin with the mitzvah of shaking the lulav and the Etrog in the sukkah, then move into the sanctuary to conti...

 

Threats to Israel discussion

The Jewish Community Relations Council will present “Connecting the Dots: North Korea, Iran and Israel,” a discussion led by Professor Eytan Gilboa of the Israel Public Diplomacy Forum, on Monday, Oct. 16 from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Professor Gilboa...

 

Want to master Maj?

Always wanted to learn mahjong but never knew how? The Roth Family Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando will be offering Beginner Mahjong Classes for five straight Tuesdays beginning Oct. 17,...

 

JTEN students and seniors enjoy each other's company

After a postponed start (Irma), the seniors at Village on the Green were happy to see the students return as the Jewish Pavilion kicked off the second year of its intergenerational programming. As...

 

Choices galore for the Jewish Film Festival

The committee of the 19th Annual Central Florida Jewish Film Festival-(l-r) Jay Glick, Dolores Indek, Harriet Weiss, Risa Tetenbaum, and Sheila Greenspoon-have a tough choice ahead of them as they...

 

Inez 'Teddy' and Myron Snyder honored at Jewish Pavilion's Music Fest

What better way to memorialize those who have loved and nurtured the arts than by naming a musical festival in their honor? Those were the thoughts of Jewish Pavilion Board member Geanne Share when sh...

 

A farewell party for Howard Kaplan

Congregation Ohev Shalom's Men's Club will be hosting "A Celebration and So Long in the Sukkah" for Men's Club friends and family on Sunday, Oct. 8, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Join with the men for fun,...

 

Happy birthday Myrtle Skop Rutberg!

Myrtle S. Rutberg (center) celebrated her 106th Hebrew birthday on Sept. 14 with more than 360 women in the community at Chabad's annual Mega Challah Bake. She is shown here with her caretaker,...

 

Making Challah couldn't be more fun or inspiring

Sept. 14 was an evening of laughter, music, dance, prayer and unity among women at The Roth Family JCC and the Rosen JCC as each dug their hands into bread dough, braiding magnificent round Challah...

 

JFS responds to Hurricane Irma with available services

JFS Orlando is open and ready to assist Central Florida residents who have been impacted by Hurricane Irma through the Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry, counseling, emergency financial assistance.  It is JFS Orlando’s objective to address the...

 

Synagogue service schedule

Chabad House, Center for Jewish Life (Orthodox) Rabbi Yossi Hecht All services take place at 13030 CR 103 Oxford, Fla. 352-330-4466 www.ourchabad.org Services are free of charge. Please RSVP. Fri. Sept. 29, Kol Nidre, 7 p.m. Sat. Sept. 30, Yom...

 

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