Central Florida's Independent Jewish Voice

What's Happening - Friday, April 4 - Friday, April 11

MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Call synagogue to confirm time.)

Chabad of South Orlando—Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. 407-354-3660.

Congregation Ahavas Yisrael—Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-644-2500.

Congregation Chabad Lubavitch of Greater Daytona—Monday, 8 a.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m., 904-672-9300.

Congregation Ohev Shalom—Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-298-4650.

GOBOR Community Minyan at Jewish Academy of Orlando—Monday—Friday, 7:45 a.m.—8:30 a.m.

Temple Israel—Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-647-3055.


Light Shabbat candles at 7:27 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


CRJ’s Spring comedy & caberet night—CRJ spring fundraiser, 7:30 p.m. Tickets: $125. Silent auction, live auction, comedy, cabaret and dueling pianos with cocktail hour and food and drinks donated by local restaurants.

Dancing with J Stars—Rosen Centre Hotel, 9840 International Dr., Orlando, dinner and dessert and dancing. Dancers will perform with professional dancers in a dance competition. 7 p.m. Tickets: $50 per person. Al proceeds benefit the JCC’s Early Childhood Learning Center and Scholarship Fund. Contact: Brenda, 407-387-5330.


Jewish Heritage Festival—Outdoors in Daytona Beach, 221 North Beach St., from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Enjoy Klezmer music, Israeli, kosher and Jewish-style food, and more. Free and open to the public. Info: Jeff Bigman, 386-316-3626.

Declare Your Freedom celebration—Held at Memorial Mall at UCF, noon-6 p.m. A pro-Israel festival to show solidarity between America and Israel. Free and open to public.

COS Seniors meeting—Held in the COS ballroom at 2 p.m. Entertainment by Shawn Paris. Cost $5 COS Senior members; $8 all others. Info: Berny Raff, 407-767-6763.

Zumba-thon—Held at the JCC’s Jack and Lee Rosen campus, a 2-hour Latin-inspired, calorie-burning dance party. Cost: $10 per person. Info: Dora, 407-387-5330.

Final Four Challenge—Held at the JCC’s Jack and Lee Rosen campus, join in some family basketball action plus dinner. Cost: family package (up to five people) $49 ($39 for JCC members); Single tickets, $19 ($15 JCC members); dinner only, $12 ($10 JCC members).

J-Serve Day—All Jewish teens in grades 6-12 and friends are encouraged to participate. Learn the meaning of community service. 1-5 p.m. at the Roth JCC. Info: 407-645-5933.


Israeli Folk Dancing—7-7:30 p.m. beginners, 7:30-8:15 p.m. instruction, 8:15-10 p.m., requests. Cost: Free for JCC members, $5 nonmembers. Info: 407-645-5933.


J-Lunch meeting—11:30 a.m. registration and networking. Noon-1 p.m. keynote speaker, topic “Think like a magician” with Kostya Kimlat. Cost: $30 per person ($25 JCC members)

Anthony Bowie Basketball Academy—Through May 20; Leran fundamentals of basketball with former Orlando Magic player Anthony Bowie. 5 p.m.-5:59 p.m. Cost: $88 per day; $75 JCC members; $68 per day JU students. Contact: Whitney Tossie, 407-645-5933.

92Y Cultural Series—COS and Roth JCC concludes the series with Jane Pauley interview by Tom Brokaw. 7:30 p.m. Topic: “Your Life Calling.” Cost: $15 at the door, $10 in advance (does not apply if you hold a series ticket) Info: 407-298-4750.


Kabbalah for Real—Last class. An introduction to Sefer Yetzirah, adult Yeshiva program at Congregation Ohev Shalom, 7 p.m. Info: Susan Sparrow at cleryasst@ohevshalom.org or 407-298-4650.

Bereavement & Healing Through a Jewish Lens—A grief support group. Six free workshops sponsored by The Jewish Pavilion, VITAS Innovative Hospice and Chambrel at Island Lake. 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at Chambrel, 160 Islander Court, Longwood. RSVP to Wendy Levine, wendylevine@jewishpavilion.org or 407-678-9363.


Light Shabbat candles at 7:31p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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