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There is an eruv in Central Florida

Central Florida continues to see an influx of observant families. In response to a growing need for Jewish families seeking affordable housing, attractive schooling options, warmer winters and lower...

 

JP Connections luncheon delivers a festive affair

On Dec. 4, the Hilton in Altamonte Springs played host to the JP Connections luncheon, leaving attendees with a memorable experience. The highlight of the luncheon was the recognition of Judy...

 

Christians are banding together to help Israelis in southern Negev

Last Thursday, Dec. 7, Dr. Daniel Layish and Keith Dvorchik hosted a meeting with a group from CityServe Israel. The discussion was about how the Christian and Jewish communities can help the moshavs...

 

Celebrate Tu B'Shevat with the Jewish Pavilion

On Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024, at 8:30 a.m., the Jewish Pavilion and the Maitland Chamber of Commerce will come together for a celebration of Tu B’Shevat. This special event will take place at New Hope for Kids in Maitland, 544 Mayo Ave., Maitland....

 

Shalom Orlando introduces new Kabbalah One Class

Shalom Orlando, in collaboration with the Kabbalah Centre, is excited to announce the launch of its newest spiritual offering, the Kabbalah One Class, designed to provide a profound exploration of the mystical teachings of Kabbalah. This insightful...

 

Celebrating Chanukah with joy: The Jewish Pavilion's Inclusive Festivities

In the midst of the pervasive “Merry Christmas” greetings that echo through Central Florida during the holiday season, the Jewish Pavilion stands as a beacon of inclusivity, ensuring that the spirit of Chanukah is celebrated and cherished among...

 

A holiday concert with Jack Hartmann

Jack Hartmann, a popular children’s entertainer, will be performing live in concert at the Rosen Event Center. Hartmann has a Kids Music Channel on YouTube. His music is research-based and teacher-approved to focus on helping children learn things...

 

New Chabad Jewish Center cuts the ribbon at UCF

When Rabbi Chaim Boruch and Rivkie Lipskier opened a new $6.5 million, 14,000-square-feet building recently to serve the 7,000 Jewish students at the University of Central Florida, one of the largest...

 

2024 Membership appeal for the Jewish Pavilion

The Jewish Pavilion is a special organization dedicated to ensuring that the elderly members of the Jewish community are not forgotten. It has been a lifeline for seniors residing in long-term care facilities for the past 23 years. As the year 2024...

 

Learn more about antisemitism on college campuses

On Tuesday, Dec. 5, the local chapter of the Zionist Organization of America will host guest speaker Susan B. Tuchman who will discuss "The campus war against Israel & Jews." Tuchman is the...

 

JP Connections Volunteer Appreciation Luncheon

‘Tis the season for joy, gratitude, and celebration, and what better way to kick off the festivities than by joining JP Connections for a luncheon and holiday shopping experience on Monday, Dec. 4, at 11 am. The venue for this merry gathering is...

 

Community unites in solidarity with Israel in Altamonte Springs

More than 250 people attended Jewish National Fund-USA’s Breakfast for Israel on Friday, Nov. 10, at the Hilton Orlando/Altamonte Springs in a powerful show of solidarity and unity with the Jewish State. The event’s featured speaker was Elie... Full story

 

November events at the Rosen JCC

The Rosen JCC is full of events for the entire family. November offers: Saturday Night Out — This is the perfect chance for parents to plan a night out as we come up on the busy holiday season. Parents can drop off children on Saturday, Nov. 11...

 

Relax, schmooze - it's Mah Jongg time

The Congregation Ohev Shalom Sisterhood is hosting the 11th Annual Mah Jongg Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 19, from noon to 5 p.m. This is a community wide event and all are welcome. The entry fee is $40. There will be prizes won and food available....

 

A day for corned beef sandwiches and book buying

This past Sunday, Oct. 29, marked Temple Israel’s First Annual Book Fair and Corned Beef Sandwich Day, and whether measuring books, beef, or bucks, the event was a success. Thousands of books were d...

 

Jewish Pavilion's online auction nets $30,000+

The Jewish Pavilion's recent online auction, which ran from Oct. 22 to 27, 2023, has proven to be a resounding success, with over 300 bidders coming together to raise a remarkable $30,000+. This...

 

Mitzvos for Israel

Throughout history, whenever the Jewish people faced danger, in addition to protecting themselves physically, they turned their eyes to their father in heaven and prayed for salvation.  Nate’s Shul and Chabad of North Orlando has gotten together...

 

Are you ready to speak up for Israel?

“Why I Love Israel” is a new course for teens and it includes a cash reward for attending.  “Did Israel steal its land? Why does it seem that Israel has so many enemies? How important is Israel to me, anyway?”  These are some of the...

 

The world of Kabbalah

Chabad of South Orlando is offering a course on Kabbalah which began Oct. 31 and continues for six Tuesdays. The instructor is Rabbi Yosef Konikov and is from 6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Course Overview Join the new course from the Rohr Jewish Learning...

 

A GoFundMe request from Neal and Genie Blaher

Local residents, Neal and Genie Blaher’s son, Noah, is in northern Israel in a combat support position. The following is a request concerning needed equipment in Israel. Greetings friends,  Noah has been called up to the reserves in the IDF, speci...

 

Chabad of Altamonte Springs supports Israel

Chabad of Altamonte Springs continues to actively stand in solidarity with Israel, reinforcing its commitment to the Israeli people through a remarkable series of initiatives that engage the local...

 

Dvorchik moves on to new ventures

Heritage received word from Keith Dvorchik as to his “next steps” moving on from being CEO of Shalom Orlando. “After seven incredible years at The Roth Family JCC, The Jewish Federation of...

 

Seniors celebrate Sukkot

Jewish residents all around Central Florida had the opportunity to participate in the celebration of Sukkot. Jewish Pavilion program directors took lulavs and etrogs into the communities so the residents would have an opportunity to say the blessing...

 

Chabad unites for Israel

In addition to the community event at Lake Eola, which several Chabads hosted, Chabad of Altamonte Springs held a Challah bake, Torah study, fund raising and letter writing to show support for...

 

Jewish community joins together at 'Stand With Israel' rally

There was singing and dancing, Israeli and American flags flying and messages from the rabbis of four Chabad Centers at the Walt Disney amphitheater at Lake Eola on Sunday, Oct. 15, as hundreds of...

 

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