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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.


Light Shabbat candles at 5:11 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


The Roth Family JCC—Saturday Night Out, 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Children 18 months to 5th grad can hang out with their friends at the JCC while parents enjoy a night out. Children will enjoy a movie. Bring PJs and a pillow and blanket. Cost: $40, 1 child ($30 JCC members); $60, 2 children ($45 JCC members); and $75, 3+ children. Register at register@orlandojcc.org or call 407-621-4036.


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.

The Jewish Pavilion—Monthly entertainment at Horizon Bay Lake Orienta with Paul Stenzler leading Chanukah songs. 1 p.m. The entire community is invited and encouraged to attend. Event is followed with ice cream sundaes. For info: 407-678-9363.


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.

Congregation Ohev Shalom—Third session of “The Torah of ‘The Princess Bride’ class, 7 p.m. at the synagogue. Open to the public at no charge. For info call, 407-298-4650.


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.

Kinneret Apartments—Zei Gezunt—Be Healthy! Program 11:45 a.m. a program to ensure that ongoing health and wellness of the elderly is addressed through programs to educate, diet and exercise.

St. Augustine Jewish Historical Society—Discussion “Conversos: From 1391 to St. Augustine, Fla.” 7 p.m. at Congregation Ahavath Chesed, 8727 San Jose Blvd., Jacksonville, Fla. All welcome, no charge. Refreshments served Info: 904-733-7078.


CTEEN and the Jewish Pavilion—Partner to bring the joy of Chanukah to the elderly. Info: Rabbi Yanky Majesky, rabbi@jewishnorthorlando.com or 407-636-5994.

The Roth Family JCC—Lunch and Learn: Pillars of the Past, 12:30 p.m.—1:30 p.m. RSVP requested to Marni Chepenik.


JFS Orlando—The community is invited to see the new renovations at JFS, 2100 Lee Road, Winter Park. 5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. Light bites and refreshments will be served. Special announcement at 6 p.m. Info: Mary Lee Walker, marylee.walker@jfsorlando.org or 407-644-7593, ext. 241.

A Nosh of Yiddish—Classes in Yiddish the third Thursday of each month led by Joan Pohl and sponsored by the Jewish Pavilion, held at Brookdale Island Lake, 160 Islander Court in Longwood, 10:30 a.m. Info: 407-678-9363.


Light Shabbat candles at 5:14 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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