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Dvorchik no longer at Shalom Orlando

The Shalom Orlando Board stated that Keith Dvorchik is “no longer with the organization,” effective immediately. Craig Polejes, Shalom Orlando Board of Director’s chairman, did not give any...

 

The Rosen JCC offers options to support Israel

The tragic events unfolding in Israel are leaving not just Jewish people but many people in our community wondering how they can help. The Rosen JCC in Orlando, Florida has compiled a list of organizations that are working to help those impacted. Ros...

 

Commemorate Kristallnacht Nov. 8

The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center will host the Kristallnacht Commemorative Program on Wednesday, Nov. 8, at the Holocaust Center, 6:30 p.m. Kristallnacht was a turning point in...

 

Celebrate Harvest and Post-Sukkot Joy at the Jewish Pavilion Networking Festival

Join the Jewish Pavilion for an evening of community, connection, and celebration. The Jewish Pavilion Harvest and Post-Sukkot Networking Festival is set to take place on Thursday, Nov. 9, from 5-7...

 

Shayna's Village is expanding

A major expansion of Shayna’s Village programming is underway and will use the JCC’s former “youth wing,” renamed Heller Family Grove, thanks to the generosity of the Heller Family.  Karen Duncan will continue to lead Shayna’s Village...

 

Family first at the Rosen JCC

The Rosen JCC knows how busy parents are with their children and are always looking for ways to help parents with their childcare needs. When Orange County Public Schools close, it can be difficult for families who still need childcare. The JCC...

 

A memorable Sukkot Wine and Whiskey Party fosters community spirit

On Sunday, Oct. 1, a Sukkot Wine and Whiskey Party brought together a blend of guests at Oakmonte Village, creating a harmonious blend of culture, music, and camaraderie. With music by accomplished...

 

Jewish Pavilion online auction

This year’s Jewish Pavilion online auction will feature luxury hotel stays, fitness packages, sports memorabilia, wine baskets and wine tastings, event tickets for unforgettable experiences, restaurant gift cards and homemade meals. The Jewish...

 

Let's play Bingo at the Rosen JCC

The Rosen JCC will host Community Bingo on Thursday, Oct. 19. The event will be held monthly at the Rosen Event Center, with dates to be announced. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the games start at...

 

JAO and JNF-USA honor local servicemen in memory of 9/11

In recognition of the 22nd anniversary of 9/11, Jewish National Fund-USA partnered with the Jewish Academy of Orlando to honor first responders and security personnel who keep the communities safe....

 
 By Sophie Katz    News    September 29, 2023

SOJC Stands Up to Jewish Hate

Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation is taking a stand on protecting the Jewish community from rising antisemitism. While this commitment to our community and to Jews around the world is not new,...

 

CPR training at the Rosen JCC

The Rosen JCC is offering the opportunity to get certified in First Aid and CPR. Classes will be offered Oct. 19 and 24 at the Rosen JCC from 6 p.m. — 8 p.m. The training includes adult and child CPR. It includes First Aid and AED Training. For...

 

Boone High School and UCF welcome new StandWithUs interns

StandWithUs, a 22-year-old international non-partisan education organization that supports Israel and fights antisemitism is pleased to announce that Mikayla Rosenwasser of Boone High School and...

 

Double your impact, double the hope

JFS Orlando’s annual Hope Challenge is underway. Running Sept. 12 through Oct. 15, every dollar donated to Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando will be generously matched by Lauren and Scott Zimmerman and the Zimmerman Foundation, with a...

 

A memorable morning with Jewish Pavilion sponsors

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, 40 Jewish Pavilion sponsors attended a special breakfast at Allegro Winter Park hosted by the Jewish Pavilion. Courtesy of Allegro's catering team, the breakfast included...

 

Hatred is still in our backyard

Two Neo-Nazi groups marched in Altamonte Springs and outside the entrance to Disney Springs shopping center on Saturday, Sept. 2. Dressed in red shirts, black pants and black masks, 51 members of the...

 

Guest cantor at Temple Israel

Led by Rabbi Joshua Neely for 13 years, Temple Israel's growing congregation looks forward to the High Holiday season with guest cantor Teron Cohen. Cantor Cohen has worked in Switzerland, Canada,...

 

Exploring boundless learning opportunities at Jewish Beginnings Preschool

In a welcoming atmosphere, parents and educators gathered on Wednesday evening, Sept. 6, at Jewish Beginnings Preschool, a vibrant institution operated by Chabad of Altamonte Springs. The occasion...

 

Jewish Chamber Rosh Hashanah Breakfast at Toojays

On Wednesday, Sept. 6, the Jewish Chamber of Commerce hosted a Rosh Hashanah-themed breakfast at Toojays, which brought together members of the community for a morning of camaraderie and goodwill....

 

Orlando Chapter of Hadassah 'Meet the Author' event

The Orlando Chapter of Hadassah announces its Meet the Author Luncheon, featuring Kristin Harmel, local acclaimed author of “The Forest of Vanishing Stars,” “The Book of Lost Names,” and her latest bestseller, “The Paris Daughter.” This...

 

Synagogue Service Schedule

For information about services at local synagogues not listed, contact the individual congregations. Unless listed, for tickets or information, contact the individual synagogue. Celebration Jewish Congregation (Reform) Members of Celebration Jewish...

 

Saturday Night Out at the Rosen JCC

Get ready for Saturday Night Out at the Rosen JCC. This event let’s parents drop off their children on Saturday, Sept. 30, 6 p.m.-11 p.m. Children will play games, do crafts plus get pizza and a movie. Parents can plan their own night of fun....

 

SYNAGOGUE SERVICE SCHEDULE

For information about services at local synagogues not listed, contact the individual congregations. Unless listed, for tickets or information, contact the individual synagogue. Celebration Jewish Congregation (Reform) Members of Celebration Jewish...

 

Grand opening and ribbon cutting for Chabad of UCF's new Student Center

A new 14,000-square-foot Jewish Student Center is set to open Sunday, Sept. 3rd at the University of Central Florida. The Chabad Center’s grand opening will culminate a two-year building project....

 

Rosen JCC hires new CEO

Four years after assuming the duties of CEO of the Rosen JCC, Dr. Reuben L. Romirowsky made the decision to retire. Hailing from the northeast, he wanted to return to his home where he could be with...

 

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