What's Happening - Friday, May 16 - Friday, May 23


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 7:52 p.m.

Camp J Shabbat—Family Shabbat at Roth JCC, 6-8 p.m.. Free event. For info: Lita at 407-621-4049.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown

Panel discussion on Christian Persecution—Led by an international panel, discussion of Christian persecution worldwide. 7-9 p.m., at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 1515 S. Semoran Blvd., Orlando 32807.


Prayer March for Persecuted Christians—Approximately 100,000 Christians are murdered yearly, and recently, 300 young Christians girls were kidnapped in Nigeria. Join in as a voice for the voiceless. The 1 mile walk begins at 6:30 p.m. at Lake Eola Park, across from Panera Bread and ends at Trinity Lutheran Church, 123 E. Livingson St. If you are unable to walk, come to Trinity Lutheran Church by 8 p.m. to hear international speakers. Event is free and free parking at the church.

Saturday Night Out: Summer Fun—Send the kids to the Roth JCC while you enjoy a night on the town. 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. There are activities, games, crafts, dinner and a movie. Ages 18 months-12 years. Cost: $40 ($30 for JCC members); $20 additional children ($15 JCC members) FREE for campers registered for Camp J. Info: Lita, 407-645-5933.

Saturday Night Out: Scavenger Hunt—JCC’s Jack & Lee Rosen Campus hosts the popular Scavenger hunt. Team up and run all over the J to get clues, complete strange tasks and figure out puzzles. Pizza dinner and a movie, too. Children may bring PJs and a pillow and blanket for the movie. Cost: $30 first child; $20 second child; third child free. JCC members receive $5 off per child. Info: Ashley, 407-387-5330.


Temple Israel Social Hall dedication—2 p.m., The entire community is welcome to attend the dedication of the renovated Roth Social Hall at the synagogue, 50 S. Moss Road, Winter Springs. RSVP online tiflorida.orb/events/roth-social-halldedication-05/18/2014/ or contact the office at 407-647-3055. There is no charge to attend.

Ohev Shalom Arty-Party—4 p.m. Join fellow art lovers for a little wine and cheese and browsing at “Art for Art” Open to the community. Reservations required. $10 per person. Call COS to RSVP 407-298-4650.


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.


Anthony Bowie Basketball Academy—Final session. Learn 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.


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.

JFS’ Plants Do Taste Good—Join JFS Orlando as Lois Dorotiak, Healthy Eating specialist at Whole Foods Market, and Dawn Napoli, RD, outpatient oncology dietician at UF Health Cancer Center at Orlando Health, create a plant-strong plate. For more information and to RSVP, call 407-644-7593 or emal marni.chepenik@jfsorlando.org


Light Shabbat candles at 7:56 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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