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Harris Rosen receives inaugural Lifetime Achievement Honor from Orlando Business Journal's Diversity in Business awards

Harris Rosen, the veteran hotelier whose visionary philanthropic efforts have transformed the lives of countless Central Florida residents for decades, recently was honored for Lifetime Achievement...

 

Council on Aging announces 2019 8 over 80 honorees

The Kinneret Council on Aging (KCOA), a nonprofit agency that provides ongoing programs and services to residents of Kinneret Apartments, has announced the honorees for their 2019, 8 over 80 Gala to be held on Sunday, March 3, 2019. “This is our...

 

Casselberry recognizes retiring commissioner

Sandra Solomon, formerly of Casselberry, was recently honored at a special meeting of the Casselberry City Hall Board of Commissioners. Solomon served 12 years on the board as a commissioner, filling...

 

Meet Carlos Lopez-Cantera: Florida's first Jewish governor (for five days)

(JNS)—With Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson conceding his re-election bid on Nov. 18 to Republican Gov. Rick Scott, the state will have its first Jewish governor on an interim basis for five days when Scott is sworn into the Senate on Jan. 3,...

 

Take a boat tour and have dinner at Dexter's

Join Congregation Ohev Shalom’s Men’s Club for a Winter Park Scenic Boat Tour of the opulent historic homes and estates nestled among swaying palms, towering cypress trees and sub-tropical flowers along the shores of the Winter Park Chain of...

 

Cong. Sinai welcomes children and adults for religious education

Congregation Sinai helps the community celebrate all Jewish holidays with special events, educational programs and services. Congregation Sinai has been serving the Jewish Community of Central...

 

A walk through the RAISE program

Lenore Roland was invited to be a guest speaker at the annual RAISE Meet & Greet, held Sept. 27, when new RAISE employees and their families are welcomed. She is the mother of a former RAISE employee, and a professional writer. At this introductory m...

 
 By Lisa Levine    News    November 30, 2018 

Suberman and Bernstein-two dedicated volunteers

It takes very special people to devote themselves to befriending and uplifting seniors in living facilities who might otherwise be forgotten, and Judy Suberman and Susan Bernstein are two of those...

 

Happy Thanksgiving from the Jewish Academy of Orlando

The audience was taken back in time to the days of the pilgrims as Jewish Academy of Orlando kindergarteners performed in the school's annual Thanksgiving show. Each student had a role telling the...

 

An IDF musical concert to celebrate Israel's 70th

The Friends of the Israel Defense Forces invites the community to a special performance by the IDF musical ensemble to celebrate Israel's 70th anniversary and 70 years of Heroes and Hope. The...

 
 By Boaz Bismuth    News    November 23, 2018

Florida governor-elect Ron DeSantis: 'I will be aggressive against BDS'

(Israel Hayom via JNS)-If there is one American politician who has made support for Israel a daily agenda item, Florida governor-elect Ron DeSantis is that person. DeSantis, a Republican who for six...

 

Terror attack survivor praises Rescuers Without Borders

Three minutes. That is all the time it took for an Arab terrorist to stab to death Michal Salomon's husband, Elat, his sister Chaya, and father, Yosef. The story of her family's tragedy was covered...

 

Celebrate Chanukah with Congregation Sinai

Congregation Sinai helps the community celebrate all Jewish holidays with special events and services. Congregation Sinai has been serving the Jewish Community of Central Florida since 2003. Numerous...

 

Honor our firemen and celebrate Chanukah at the Great Gelt Drop

Chabad of Altamonte Springs is hosting a grand Chanukah celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 4, at 5:30 p.m. in front of the Embassy Suites at Cranes Roost Park. There will be hot sizzling latkes, delicious donuts, dreidel giveaways, gelt, children’s...

 

COS Men's Club presents Chanukah Nosh & Learn

The Congregation Ohev Shalom Men’s Club will host a Chanukah Nosh & Learn presented by friends on Monday evening, Dec. 3, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at the home of Desi Rotenberg. This is the second in the Men’s Club’s Holiday Nosh & Learn...

 

Stetson Hillel house gets update and name

Stetson University and the Ginsburg Family Foundation announced the establishment of the Jeffrey and Diane Ginsburg Hillel House and a $2 million gift to renovate, update and furnish an existing...

 

Brian Kilmeade kicks off Literary Events series at The Roth Family JCC

As the inaugural event for this year's visiting author series and Central Florida Jewish Book Festival, New York Times bestselling author Brian Kilmeade will be at The Roth Family Jewish Community...

 
 By Lisa Levine    News    November 16, 2018

Jewish Pavilion celebrates volunteers at JP Connections

Imagine a fun date for lunch and shopping with 120 friends-that's the essence of JP Connections. The annual luncheon and holiday bazaar hosted by the Jewish Pavilion will be held on Dec. 6 at 11 a.m....

 

JAO and JFS partner to deliver whole-child education

Jewish Academy of Orlando has partnered with Jewish Family Services to deliver whole-child education and parent enrichment. The arrangement includes a guidance counselor, Danielle Glover, to work...

 
 By Sharon Weil    News    November 9, 2018

This is Squirrel Hill to me

Sharon Weil spoke with Ilana Ivan at the Chabad vigil last Monday evening. This is what she shared. I have many homes. I'm used to living far from my home, Israel, when a pigua (terror attack) occurs...

 

Yiddish spoken here

The Yiddish language today is widely spoken by Orthodox Jews who want to preserve the sanctity of Hebrew, the holy language, thus reserving it for study of sacred texts, relegating Yiddish to be...

 

Remembering the Pittsburgh victims at Lake Mary Prep

Nadav Weil, son of Aaron and Sharon Weil, organized a vigil at Lake Mary Preparatory School to commemorate the lives lost in Pittsburgh at Tree of Life*Or L'Simcha synagogue. "Nadav spoke beautifully...

 
 By Lisa Levine    News    November 9, 2018

Jewish Pavilion celebrates life at chai anniversary

The community came out in enthusiastic support of the Jewish Pavilion at its 2018 Gems and Jeans Gala at the Hilton Orlando North on Sunday, Oct. 28. More than 215 people turned out in casually glam...

 

Mac the Bee mascot is back!

Students and faculty of Jewish Academy of Orlando and Roth Family Jewish Community Center's Early Childhood Learning Center danced, sang, and welcomed Shabbat with Mac the Bee at a campus-wide...

 

Jerusalem Prayer Breakfast to bless Israel coming to Orlando

Jews and Christians are instructed to pray for the peace of Jerusalem (Psalm 122). For those who love and support Israel, and are looking for a way to show that support, there will be a Jerusalem...

 

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