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High Holiday Greetings from the Jewish Pavilion

The Jewish Pavilion does far more than bring challah to the doorsteps of seniors living in long- term care facilities. We are all about community, companionship and continuity for our elders. In...

 

Families sense connectivity and vibrancy at Jewish Fun Day

Imagine an empty patch of concrete being transformed into an action-packed hub of activity, filled with the laughter of over 200 people. That is what transpired on Sunday, Sept. 7, when four local...

 

L'Shana Tova from the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida

The Holocaust Center has a long history of cooperating, coordinating and collaborating with a diverse group of cultural, civic and religious organizations in order expand the reach of our mission and...

 

JFS Orlando Rosh Hashanah Message

In a week, Jews around the world will celebrate Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year. This is not the same type of celebration revelers enjoy on the eve of January 1 but a time when we review our deeds...

 

Life Care Center embraces Jewish culture for a New Year

On Friday Sept. 5, 10 residents of Life Care Center were treated to an early Rosh Hashanah service led by Program Director Julie Levitt, with volunteer Stephen Wolf accompanying the festivities on...

 

PJ Library, Shalom Families learn about Rosh Hashanah

PJ Library Families were treated to story time led by Susan Bernstein, Temple Israel's new congregational life coordinator. The story imparts a great lesson about our responsibility in making the worl...

 

Taglit-Birthright Israel opens registration for winter trips

NEW YORK – Taglit-Birthright Israel, the organization responsible for sending over 400,000 young Jewish adults on a free 10-day trip to Israel to learn about their heritage, will launch its improved application portal for its 2014/2015 Winter...

 

2013/2014 Year in Review

September The Jewish Academy of Orlando celebrated its “Double Chai” anniversary. Rabbi Sharon Barr Skolnik was introduced as the new Hebrew/Judaic curriculum coordinator. The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center opened its art exhibit...

 

Year in Review: The highs and the lows of 5774

By JTA Staff NEW YORK (JTA) - Read about the highs and lows of 5774 - and everything in between. September 2013 In his address to the U.N. General Assembly, President Obama says the U.S. focus in the...

 

Save the stress: Here's an easy and pleasing Rosh Hashanah menu

(MyJewishLearning.com)-When the Jewish New Year comes around, many people stress for weeks leading up to the holiday and break out their most complicated recipes to impress guests. But when I...

 

Turner Classic Movies showcases the Jewish experience on film

Since 2006, the Turner Classic Movies (TCM) cable and satellite TV network has hosted “The Projected Image,” a month-long showcase examining how different cultural and ethnic groups have been portrayed on the big screen. At last, after...

 

Break-fast pickle? Try cucumber salad and your own cream cheese

(MyJewishLearning.com)-Fasting on Yom Kippur is one of my least favorite parts of being Jewish. I recognize the value of reflective fasting, and I know some people even enjoy the fast day, but for me...

 

Should young families have to pay to pray?

NEW YORK (Kveller.com)—Have you heard the one about the young Jewish couple who have a kid while living in a big city and find themselves searching for community around the High Holidays? You know, the couple who decide to pony up for synagogue...

 

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