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What's Happening - Friday, September 5 - Friday, September 12



(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 7:23 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


Piano virtuoso performance—At the Bob Carr Performing Arts Center, see 12-year-old Jewish Mexican pianist Daniela Liebman. 8 p.m. Info or tickets, Blanquita Trabold at 407-420-6896. This event benefits Mexican families in Central Florida in need of educational and medical aid.

Saturday Night Out—Experience an Aloha Luah at the Roth JCC from 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Kids 18 months to 10 years can come hang out with friends. Kindergarten-5th grade will be swimming, so please drop them off in their swimsuits with a change of clothes. Pizza dinner and movie. Cost: $40 ($30 JCC members) $5 addition fee per child 18 months-3 years. Siblings discount 50% off second child, 75% off third child, additional children free. Info: Lita at 407-645-5933.


Film, “Booker’s Place: A Mississippi Story”—Part of the Civil Rights programs sponsored by HMREC, this film will be shown at the Enzian Theater with panel discussion after viewing. Showtime: noon.

Temple Israel PJ Library program—Shalom Families/PJ Library and Temple Israel celebrate Rosh Hashanah from 10 a.m.-noon at the synagogue. Shofar blowing, storytime for six-months to 5 and ½ years. No charge to attend. Older siblings are also welcome to attend.

Tayarim Connect kickoff pool party—At the Roth JCC for young people in grades 6-8. Cost: $5, includes drinks and snacks. Contact: Abby, 407-621-4038.


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.

Discover Judaism—Taught by Senior Rabbi Rubiner, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. This 18-week survey course distills the essence of Jewish faith, beliefs, customs and traditions from the Conservative movement perspective. For fees and registration, call Meryl Poweski, 407-298-4650 or email office@ohevshalom.org

Exhibits: Hateful Things—The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center exhibits THEM/Hateful Things from the Jim Crown Museum of Racist Memoriabilia. A sampling of racist objects and images that remind us of the power of the propaganda of everyday objects. Exhibit runs through Dec. 15. The Center is open Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m .; Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Sunday, 1 p.m. to 4 p. There is no admission charge.


JNF’s Women for Israel—Breakfast with Noa Gefen at The Alfond Inn in Winter Park. 8:30 a.m. Info: 561-447-9733.


Learn Hebrew—Enroll in summer classes and learn to read Hebrew offered by Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando, 7:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at 39 Skyline Dr., Suite 1017 in Lake Mary. This is a 10-week course, taught by Akiva Anderson. Cost $36, which covers all textbooks. The course is targeted for beginners and those who wish to brush up on their reading. It will not cover comprehension or conversation. To register, call 407-878-3011 or visit http://www.jewishnorthorlando.com.


Light Shabbat candles at 7:15 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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