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 By Pam Ruben    News    October 18, 2019 

Pavilion honors Sharon Littman

Life is all about family for Maitland’s Sharon Littman, Jewish Pavilion Friends Board member since 2014 and this year’s ‘Gems and Jeans’ gala honoree, to be held on Sunday, Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. at the Westin, Lake Mary. This familial affection...

 

Visiting professor Golan teaches students about puppets and play

From bowling to Harry Potter studies, golf to wine tasting, UCF offers classes for all interests. Theatre students now get the chance to create stories using odd objects and puppets. Students...

 

Roth JCC presents an evening with cookbook author

On Tuesday, Oct. 29, The Roth Family JCC will host Adeena Sussman at its Visiting Authors Series. The event will take place from 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at the JCC. Sussman is the co-author of 11 cookbooks,...

 

Jewish Academy mascot 'Mac The Bee' visits the JCC

Jewish Academy of Orlando Mac the Bee returned to the Roth Family Jewish Community Center with much fanfare.   Students and faculty of Jewish Academy of Orlando and the Early Childhood Learning...

 
 By Wendy Levine    News    October 18, 2019 

Connecting, sharing and caring

Even the best of medical care doesn’t change the challenges of loneliness, identity and belonging. The caring staff members and volunteers of the Jewish Pavilion bring Yiddishkeit to the door or bedside of Jewish people living in assisted living...

 

IAC is on the move with many events and the IAC National Conference

IAC Orlando regional manager Idit Lotringer has a full calendar of events through next May for the Israeli-American Council in Orlando and she has a new program manager to assist her. Ziva Kurlansik...

 

Carolyn Dorfman Dance to perform at Dr. Philips High School

Carolyn Dorfman Dance, a premiere modern dance company based in New Jersey and New York City, will make a special appearance in Orlando at the Dr. Phillips High School Auditorium, 6500 Turkey Lake Road, on Saturday, Oct. 19 at 7:30 p.m. One of the...

 

Jewish Academy of Orlando students observe Tashlich

On Friday, Oct. 4, 2019, students at Jewish Academy of Orlando observed Tashlich. While transitional kindergarten, kindergarten, first, and second graders attended a service on campus, grades 3-5...

 

Comments online

Heritage Newspaper’s print audience doesn’t get to read responses to articles that are posted in the online edition of the paper (unless they also read the online edition). Here are this week’s responses: “A Jewish family sold this Kandinsky...

 

Challah for Rosh Hashanah

Who could pass up an opportunity to make challah with your children and grandchildren just before Rosh Hashanah? Thanks, once again, to Ben Brenslauer for providing the opportunity to carry on family...

 
 By Nancy Ludin    News    October 11, 2019

Profile of loving siblings at Oakmonte Village

Herb Maneloveg and his sister Phyllis Maneloveg Kasrel grew up in a small home in Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, where their father had a store called People's Furniture. There were 20 Jews in the town and...

 

JNF is about giving

In many ways, Judaism is a religion with a moral compass built in. After attending Hebrew School for six years as a student, and five subsequent years assisting as a madricha (Hebrew transliteration...

 

Jewish Pavilion helps foster diversity

During a recent conversation with Deborah Loe, director of Lifestyles at Palmetto Landing in Winter Springs, Jewish Pavilion Program Director Susan Bernstein asked what aspect of her work is most rewa...

 

Jewish Academy of Orlando celebrates Rosh Hashanah

Jewish Academy of Orlando's students love celebrating the new year with their friends. Here are a few peeks from the week's activities.  Jewish Academy of Orlando serves central Florida students of...

 

RAISE announces two new logos

RAISE, the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando's work and social skills training program for adults with special needs has unveiled two new logos. Both can be seen on RAISE's Facebook page. One logo...

 

Jewish Academy of Orlando enrollment increases 8 percent

Jewish Academy of Orlando grows with new students, new teachers, and a new grade level. While most of the growth came in the lower grades, the upper grades showed marked growth as well. Head of Schoo...

 

Live dramatic performance parallels words of history's most prolific activists

The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida, in partnership with the Central Florida Urban League and Rotary Club of Maitland, proudly presents “Letters From Anne & Martin” on Oct. 5 and 6. Born in the same year on continents ov...

 

RAISE applications being accepted for fall

The RAISE program for adults with special needs is now accepting online applications for employees. RAISE is a 6- to 12-month work and social skills training program for adults with special needs offered through the Jewish Federation of Greater...

 

Temple Israel's littlest hands make a big difference

Temple Israel's L'Dor v'Dor youth group for students in second through fifth grade put tikkun olam into action by learning about composting during their first activity of the school year on Sunday,...

 

Volunteering is a win-win situation says Gala honoree Denise Beumer

It was an easy decision to honor Denise Beumer at the Jewish Pavilion's annual Gems and Jeans Gala on Sunday, Nov. 3, 2019. One by one you see the smiles begin as the residents of Savannah Court...

 

Synagogue Service Schedule

The following synagogues provided information about their High Holiday services to the Heritage by press time. For information about services at other local synagogues, contact the individual congregations. Most synagogues require tickets for...

 

JFS Orlando kicks off 5780 High Holiday Food Drive

L'shana Tova! The Jewish Family Services' High Holiday Food Drive is here once again (Sept. 15-Oct. 31, 2019). This new year, better your community and celebrate your tzedakah by feeding the hungry...

 

Residents at Oakmonte Village celebrate Rosh Hashanah with a seder

On Monday evening, Sept. 30, Susan Bernstein, Jewish Pavilion program director, will conduct the Oakmonte Village seder. The Passover seder is widely known among many, both Jewish and non-Jewish alike. The Tu B’shvat seder, in recent time, has...

 

Congregation Sinai offers two open High Holiday events

Congregation Sinai of Central Florida will soon observe the Jewish High Holidays with two special services that are being open to the entire community. Join Sinai For Rosh Hashanah and the High Holidays 2019/5780. Day Two of Rosh Hashanah will be...

 

Jewish Pavilion's 2019 High Holiday Schedule

Join the Jewish Pavilion program directors and volunteers for a High Holiday service at any of these locations. The serves are open to all. If you are looking for an address, please visit the Jewish Pavilion website, www.jewishpavilion.org and click...

 

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