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'Irene Sendler: Rescuing the rescuer' to be shared at Kristallnacht Commemoration

The Holocaust Center will share the story of Irena Sendler at the annual Kristallnacht commemoration, Nov. 4. Sendler's story will be told by actor and playwright Libby Skala, whose one-woman show...

 

Putting a 'human face' on the IDF

Untold Stories of IDF Soldiers Tour is coming to the United States Oct. 14 - 28, and will be in Orlando Oct. 24 and 25. The Tour, sponsored by StandWithUs, has six teams of reservists who will travel...

 

Unique partnership benefits students

Rabbi Yisrael and Tamar Abisror, Yehudi educators, have joined the Central Florida Hillel staff at The University of Central Florida. In an unprecedented demonstration of Jewish unity, these two...

 

RAISE continues to raise the bar for inclusion

Since its beginning in 2014, RAISE has grown in many ways. Still keeping the number of employees at seven-RAISE has been able to fine tune the program that greatly benefits not only those who are...

 

North and South Chabad bring the last Jewish gangster to Orlando

Chabad will present “History of Jews in the Mob: An evening with Myron Sugerman” on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7:30 p.m. at Nate’s Shul, 1701 Markham Woods Rd., Longwood, and Wednesday, Oct. 17 at Chabad South Orlando, 7347 W Sand Lake Road,...

 

Sign up for Temple Israel Sisterhood's annual trip to Festival and Glick's Kosher Market

On Sunday, Nov. 4, Temple Israel Sisterhood, together with friends and community members, will head south to Pompano Beach for a day of adventure and camaraderie. There will be bagels, snacks and...

 

Chanukah shopping made easy in the JCC lobby

Chanukah comes early this year-beginning on the evening of Sunday, Dec. 2. Once again, Joanne Berman and Bernice Cleveland will have wonderful gifts available for the holiday on display in The Roth...

 
 By Lisa Levine    News    October 12, 2018 

Gift basket raffle benefits the Jewish Pavilion

Just about every Monday, residents of Savannah Court and Cove Assisted Living in Maitland enjoy an Ice Cream Social and play a group card game called "Lotto." It's a fun program of the Jewish Pavilion...

 

More time for recess at the Jewish Academy of Orlando

This year, Jewish Academy of Orlando extended recess for all grades to 45 minutes, which for some students is an increase of 125 percent from the 2017-18 school year. In addition to extended recess...

 

Temple Israel members wine and dine in the sukkah

Temple Israel members take a break from their wine and cheese party on Wednesday, Sept. 26, to show off their "Pink Shabbat" T-shirts in the sukkah. As part of Breast Cancer Awareness Month in...

 

Learning from each other through Jewish Pavilion intergenerational program

The Jewish Pavilion organizes intergenerational programs throughout the year. Middle school and high school students can be found sitting with senior residents discussing various topics that have...

 

SupermanHPV plans to 'smash cancer'

On Sunday, Oct. 7, at Flemings Steakhouse in Winter Park, there will be a "Smashed Cancer" whiskey, wine and beer event from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This is a precursor to "Smash Cancer," which is a...

 

Holocaust Center to offer scholarships for March of the Living

The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center of Florida is pleased to announce that it is working with March of the Living, Southern Region USA to award annual scholarships to students from...

 

Florida gubernatorial candidate linked to Dream Defenders, whose founder has ties to Palestinian terror group

(JNS)—Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum, the Democratic candidate running for governor of Florida, has associated with the radical left-wing group Dream Defenders, whose founder, Phillip Agnew, has ties to Ahmad Abuznaid, a supporter of the...

 
 By Jerry Leibman    News    October 5, 2018

Who are the COS Seniors?

COS Seniors president Who can join? Do I need to be Jewish or a member of Congregation Ohev Shalom (COS)? No to both questions. You do not need to be Jewish or a member of COS. Everyone is always welcome, regardless of religion, affiliation, age, or...

 

Men's Night Out event brings the men of the community together

One of the biggest surprises of last year's Men's Night Out-which is happening again on Nov. 8 at Congregation Ohev Shalom-was the "reunion" that occurred between men who, because of work, different...

 

Kinneret Council on Aging seeks 8 over 80 nominees

The Kinneret Council of Aging’s (KCOA) Annual 8 over 80 Honorary Dinner is designed to recognize area residents who have contributed to the betterment of the Central Florida community. Who will be the newest honorees? On Sunday, March 3, 2019,...

 

Jewish Pavilion High Holidays celebrations

The High Holidays are always extra busy at the Jewish Pavilion. Staff and volunteers went to senior living facilities all over Orlando last month to bring High Holidays celebrations to Jewish...

 

First-time candidate runs for seat in Florida State House

Political newbie Tracey Kagan won the Democratic primary spot for Florida State House 29 against her primary opponent, Darryl Block, with 66.8 percent of the vote in all 34 precincts. "This win is a...

 

New security director at JCC

Keith Dvorchik, CEO of The Roth Family JCC, announced that Jacob "Jake" Silverman has been hired to fill the security director position vacated by Andy Brennan. He will assume his new position on...

 

Homeland Security grant for JFGO

The Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando announced that it has received a grant under the Department of Homeland Security’s Urban Areas Security Initiative. The grant, which totals almost $130,000, is the only one of its kind for the Orlando area...

 

Jewish Academy of Orlando faculty participate in gifted training and earn endorsements

Jewish Academy of Orlando announced that it is providing gifted training for the entire faculty. "From the coding and robotics teacher to the Hebrew language teachers, all faculty are participating...

 
 By Lisa Levine    News    September 28, 2018

Jewish Pavilion hosts High Holidays breakfast for Maitland Chamber

A warm, sweet noodle kugel makes a wonderful goodwill ambassador. Throw in bagels and lox and apple cake alongside breakfast staples such as boiled eggs and oatmeal, and you’ve got yourself a satisfied and receptive crowd. That’s what Nancy...

 

Stetson students do #ReverseTashlich lake clean up

Sam Friedman, Stetson Hillel director, gave a shoutout to Max Perez-Duel, Rebecca Klages and Daniel Crasnow for all their hard work cleaning Lake Beresford at Beresford Park in DeLand as part of the nationwide #ReverseTashlich. The Stetson...

 

Wishing the best for Walter Goldstein

At the Jewish Pavilion, our staff is family. Recently, the Pavilion was given sad news about our South Orlando program director, Walter Goldstein. He has been diagnosed with stage four pancreatic...

 

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