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 News    April 19, 2024 

RAISE accepting applications for Fall 2024

The RAISE work and social skills training program for adults with special needs is now accepting online applications for RAISE employees as well as opportunities to volunteer as a RAISE job coach. RAISE is a work and social skills training program...

 
 News    April 19, 2024 

Saturday Night Out at the Rosen JCC

Parents get ready to plan a night out for yourself. The Rosen JCC Saturday Night Out will be on April 27, 6 p.m. -11 p.m. This event lets you drop off kids for a night of fun. The theme this month is “An Evening of Magic.” Kids will be able to pla...

 

Wolfs to receive White Rose Award

The White Rose Tribute event, to be held April 11 at the Orlando Museum of Art from 6 p.m. – 8 p.m., will honor Jonathan and Nancy Wolf with the Tess Wise White Rose Award. The evening will feature a...

 

April events at the Rosen JCC

The Rosen JCC offers events for the entire family. April 18th the Rosen JCC will host community bingo. This is open to the entire community. The doors open at 5:30 p.m. and the games start 6:30 p.m. Bring $20 to play for the night. There will be...

 

There is something for everyone at the Jewish Heritage Festival

The Jewish Heritage Festival, taking place April 7, is a phenomena in itself. Who knew it would be so successful from the get-go? What began in 2007 as a suggestion by 80-year-old Murray Steinberg to...

 

Jewish Pavilion's Spring Breakfast celebrates community

On Thursday, March 14th, Oakmonte Village in Lake Mary echoed with the warm laughter and camaraderie of the Jewish Pavilion's annual Spring Breakfast. The event, sponsored by the Jewish Pavilion,...

 

Raise your glass to cancer survivors

In support of Head & Neck Cancer Awareness month, Jason Mendelsohn has announced the second annual Raise Your Glass event is taking place on Sunday, April 7, 5 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., at Mercedes-Benz of Or...

 

"Supernova - The Music Festival Massacre" screening

Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando and Decision Tactical invite the entire community to an exclusive screening of “Supernova - The Music Festival Massacre” on Thursday, April 11, 2024. The massacre at the Supernova Festival in the Negev desert mar...

 

Oct. 7 was a 'breakdown of a covenant,' says Oren at 'Stand with Israel' Legacy Luncheon in Orlando

(ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, Fla) - One of Israel's most distinguished statesmen, Ambassador Michael Oren, a diplomat who worked at the highest levels of the Israeli government, was the featured speaker at Jew...

 

Calling all aspiring writers to a screenwriters workshop

Local screenwriter and novelist Katherine MK Mitchell, a former talent agent and story-analyst in the Hollywood film industry, will lead a workshop titled “Screenwriting 101,” at the Maitland Library auditorium on March 23 from 10:30 a.m. – noon....

 

Fresh from the garden: A holiday feast

Jewish joy is blooming at Temple Israel, and so are the vegetables in the Gan Chesed: Garden of Kindness. Officially installed in October of last year through the generosity of the Magness Family...

 

Glamour for a cause

On Feb. 15, the isles of Dillard's Altamonte Mall were transformed into a runway of compassion and style as over 200 attendees gathered for the annual Jewish Pavilion Fashion Show. This glittering...

 

Open House at the Rosen JCC for Early Childhood Learning Center

The Rosen JCC will be hosting an open house for our Early Childhood Learning Center (ECLC). Choosing a preschool for your child is the first step in their education. The Open House will be March 6th 9 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. or 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. and...

 

Spending a Shabbaton in nature

What started as an idea in 2023 for a Temple Israel Men’s Club camping weekend turned into a full Shabbaton held Feb. 2-4, 2024, at Lake Louisa State Park in Clermont. The cabins were comfortable a...

 

JCRC reaches out to Central Florida Hillel at Shabbat Dinner

Last November, circumstance connected the Jewish Community Relations Council of Greater Orlando and Central Florida Hillel. On Feb. 9, 2024, that connection was solidified in the traditional Jewish...

 

Hate raises its ugly head again

The attitude about antisemitic groups in Central Florida used to be “if you ignore them, they will go away.” Not anymore. Now people hold to “if you see something, say something.” On Saturday, Feb. 17, a group of neo-Nazi demonstrators stood on the...

 

Natalie Sopinsky speaks candidly about Israel's needs

Last month, Natalie Sopinsky, spokesperson for Hatzalah Y'osh, Rescuers Without Borders, spoke at The Roth Family JCC as well as at Fellowship Church in Winter Springs. It was clear to all that she...

 

Learn about Ethiopian Israelis

Director-general of the Ethiopia National Project, Roni Akale, will enlighten the Central Florida community about the Ethiopian-Israeli community and its progress in assimilating into Israeli culture. ENP works to ensure the full integration of...

 

An evening with Yadin Gellman - survivor and hero of Oct. 7

Actor and Oct. 7 hero, Yadin Gellman, will be at several Chabads in Central Florida to share his story, "The 12 Longest Hours of My Life." Gellman grew up in Jerusalem during the second Intifada. The...

 

Adults fun and creativity at the Rosen JCC

February is the month for love and the Rosen JCC has all the activities adults will love this month! Community Mah Jongg The next date to meet to play Mah Jongg will be Feb. 22 at 11:30 a.m. To register and learn more dates, visit...

 

RAISE employees take a cookie break

RAISE employees take a cookie break The RAISE employees aren’t always working and learning. Recently they had a wonderful time at a cookie decorating get together. Over eight families enjoyed w...

 

2 co-execs for Shalom Orlando

Craig Polejes, Chair of the Shalom Orlando Board of Directors, announced that the Board of Directors of Shalom Orlando has appointed Melissa Youngblood and Rachel Greenspan as the interim co-executive directors. Melissa Youngblood has been an...

 

2 Orlando teens USY Fellows

USY is pleased to announce the third annual Heschel Fellowship cohort. Twenty-one teens from across the United States will be gathering virtually every week for immersive Jewish learning and fellowship through April 3, 2024. The two students from...

 

An evening of Pink Health awareness

The Congregation of Ohev Shalom Sisterhood is hosting Sisterhood & Sharsheret, an evening to bring awareness to breast and ovarian cancer, on Feb. 15, starting at 6:30 p.m. Guest speakers include Orlando Health specialists Amy Laughlin, MD; Amy...

 

Jewish Chamber members network together

The Jewish Chamber held a breakfast event at Pickles NY Deli & More in Longwood on Jan. 25. This exclusive gathering was chaired by Scott Leitner, vice president of Climate First Bank. The breakfast...

 

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