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


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 7:15 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


Saturday Night Out: Candyland—Be IN the game of Candyland at the JCC’s Jack and Lee Rosen campus where adventureous folks can have a sugar high and fun doing many activites that involve candy. Also a pizza dinner and movie to end the night. Time: from 5 p.m.-11 p.m. Cost: $30 first child, $20 second child, third child free. JCC members receive $5 off per child. Info: Ashley at 407-387-5330.


Opening reception for Hateful Things exhibit—Part of the Civil Rights programs sponsored by HMREC. Special speaker will be Dr. Marvin Newman, a retired member of the faculty at Rollins College where he taught for 50 years. He will share his personal experiences dealing with prejudices and bigotry, and the lessons that can be learned from this past.


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.


J-Lunch—A networking event for professionals and executives, held at the Roth JCC, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Guest speaker Jason Siegel, a business development executive who is Solar Bear’s president/CEA/alternate governor. Cost: $30 per person, $25 JCC members. Info: Jackie, 407-621-4056.


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.


A Bissel Yiddish—Classes in Yiddish the third Thursday of each month led by Joan Pohl and sponsored by the Jewish Pavilion, held at Chambrel in Longwood, 10:30 a.m. At the end of each lesson, students sing Yiddish songs, accompanied by Mimi Shader on piano. Info: 407-678-9363.

JFS Orlando’s Pantry to Plate: A Chef’s Challenge Event—A fun dining event that tests well-known chefs in Central Florida to prepare a four-course dinner by using ingredients found solely in the Pearlman Emergency Food Pantry. Cocktails, 6 p.m., dinner, 7-9 p.m., live entertainment, 10 p.m. Location: B.B. King’s Bluews Club, 9101 International Dr., Orlando. Tickets, $125 per person; $1,000 for a table of 10. Info: Michael Cooper, 407-644-7593.


Light Shabbat candles at 7:06 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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