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MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Call synagogue to confirm time.)

Chabad of South Orlando—Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. and 10 minutes before sunset; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 8:15 a.m., 407-354-3660.

Congregation Ahavas Yisrael—Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-644-2500.

Congregation Chabad Lubavitch of Greater Daytona—Monday, 8 a.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m., 904-672-9300.

Congregation Ohev Shalom—Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-298-4650.

GOBOR Community Minyan at Jewish Academy of Orlando—Monday—Friday, 7:45 a.m.—8:30 a.m.

Temple Israel—Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-647-3055.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11

Light Shabbat candles at 5:11 p.m.

Fifth day of Chanukah

Light sixth candle

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown

SATURDAY, DECEMBER 12

Sixth Chanukah

Light seventh candle

Rosen JCC—The Great Latke Cookoff, 5 p.m. at 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road. Cost: $36 per family; $12 per adult; $8 per child or senior citizen. Call Lorri Levine, 407-387-5330 for registration and info.

SUNDAY, DECEMBER 13

Seventh Chanukah

Light eighth candle

J.O.IN. Orlando—Hosts an interactive discussion titled: The Joy of Jewish Holidays” at 8 a.m. Shacharis at Orlando Torah Center, 8591 Banyan Blvd., Orlando. Breakfast included.

Chanukah on the Park—at Central Park, 251 Winter Park, 5:30 p.m. Open to the Orlando community and free of charge.

Car Menorah Parade—Line up 5:30 p.m. at Chabad Center of Jewish Life, 7347 W. Sand Lake Road, finish at 5135 International Dr.

Congregation Beth Sholom—Chanukah party, 1 p.m. Reservation needed. Cost: $5 for members, $7 guests; $3 children 6-13. At the synagogue, 315 N. 13th St., Leesburg.

Rosen JCC—Mahjong Tournament, 11184 S. Apopka-Vineland Road, Cost: $40; $36 JCC members. Call for time 407-387-5330.

Young Women’s Social Club—Chanukah party with Jewish Pavilion’s elders at Horizon Bay, 1 p.m. Info: 407-678-9363.

A December to Remember—Chanukah celebration at the Daytona Beach Bandshell, noon to 6 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.

MONDAY, DECEMBER 14

Eighth day of Chanukah

Israeli Folk Dancing—7-7:30 p.m. beginners, 7:30-8:15 p.m. instruction, 8:15-10 p.m., requests. Cost: Free for JCC members, $5 nonmembers. Info: 407-645-5933.

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15

Torah & Tea—Women’s study group meeting weekly from 9:30—10:30 a.m. in the Conference Room at the Chabad Center of Jewish Life, 7347 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando. The group is open to all women. Admission is free and no previous Jewish education is required.

WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16

Temple Israel—Adult education class on the Torah portion of the week taught by Rabbi Neeley at the synagogue, noon. At 7 p.m. Rabbi Neely leads a seminar in the style of the Beit Midrash on Jewish Law. Info: 407-647-3055.

“Jewish? You Don’t Look Funny!”—Final class of a four-session class exploring the history and nature of Jewish humor, led by Rabbi David Kay. At Congregation Ohev Shalom, 7 p.m. Open to the public at no charge. RSVP to 407-298-4650.

92Y Live—David Gregory and Erica Brown with Rabbi Peter J. Rubinstein via satellite broadcast will discuss issues of faith, identity and leadership in personal and professional life. 7:30 p.m. at Congregation Ohev Shalom. Tickets: $10 in advance; $15 at the door; free for students. Info: 407-298-4650

Hadassah of Williamsburg—General meeting, 1 p.m. at Parkview Point Clubhouse. Orlando Torah Academy will entertain with a Chanukah program. Info: Eleanore, 407-351-9189 or Sylvia, 407-370-4812.

THURSDAY, DECEMBER 17

The Roth Family JCC—“The Wonderful Wizard of Song: An Evening with Harold Arlen” 7:30 p.m.—9:30 p.m. in the Harriett & Hymen Lake Cultural Auditorium. Cost: $20, $25 and $30 depending on section.

Rabbi’s Roundtable Series—Congregation Beth Sholom, 1 p.m. Info: 352-326-3692.

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 18

Light Shabbat candles at 5:13 p.m.

The Roth Family JCC—“The Wonderful Wizard of Song: An Evening with Harold Arlen” 7:30 p.m.—9:30 p.m. in the Harriett & Hymen Lake Cultural Auditorium. Cost: $20, $25 and $30 depending on section.

Rabbi’s Roundtable Series—Congregation Beth Sholom, 1 p.m. Info: 352-326-3692.

Generation Celebration—At Jewish Academy of Orlando, 7:45 a.m.—11:30 a.m. Reservations: 407-647-0713.

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