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What's Happening - Friday, November 14 - Friday, November 21

 


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.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 14

Light Shabbat candles at 5:13 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.

SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 15

A Night of Hoops—At the Roth JCC, from 6 p.m.-10 p.m., boys and girls ages 8-12 have fun doing basketball drills, skills, contests, games and pizza. Cost: $10 first child, $5 second child; third child free. Info: Whitney, 407-645-5933 or whitneyt@orlandojcc.org.

Kids Cook Off—At Roth JCC, 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m., for kids ages 18 months-10 years, make lots of foods to be judged by each other and select the Camp J Master Chef of the evening. Cost: $40 first child ($30 JCC members); 50% discount off second child; 75% discount off third child; additional child free. Info: Abby, 407-645-5933 or abbyp@orlandojcc.org.

Kids Casino Night—At JCC’s Jack & Lee Rosen Campus, 5 p.m.-11 p.m. A night of fun and games including Yahtzee, Beat the Dealer, Casino Go Fish, Giant Dice Game, Bingo and more, followed by pizza and a movie. Cost: $30 first child; $20 second child; third child free. JCC members receive $5 off per child. Info: Lita, 407-387-2753 or lita@orlandojcc.org.

Jewish Film Festival—“Kidon” will be shown at the Orlando Science Center, 777 E Princeton St., Orlando, 7:30 p.m. Passes (Mensch pass $70)can be purchased online at enzian.org, in person at the box office, or the Roth JCC. Individual tickets are $11.

SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 16

Jewish Film Festival—“Mr. Kaplan” will be shown at the Enzian Theater, 1300 South Orlando Ave., Maitland, 11 a.m .; “24 Days”, at the Enzian, 1:30 p.m. Passes (Mensch pass $70)can be purchased online at enzian.org, in person at the box office, or the Roth JCC. Individual tickets are $11.

Torah Scroll dedication—Chabad of North Orlando welcomes their new Torah Scroll. Events begin at 11 a.m. at the Westin, 2974 International Parkway, Lake Mary. Info: 407-878-3011 or http://www.JewishNorthOrlando.com.

Second annual boutique—hosted by Congregation Ohev Shalom Sisterhood, noon – 5 p.m. at the synagogue, 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland.

Interactive discussions—J.O.IN. Orlando hosts discussions titled “The Joy of Jewish Holidays,” 8 a.m., at Orlando Torah Center, 8591 Banyan Blvd., Orlando. Breakfast included.

Sunday musical afternoon—Held at Horizon Bay Lake Orienta in Altamonte, 1 p.m. with entertainment by Morey Solomon. Sponsored by the Jewish Pavilion. Info: 407-678-9363.

Friends of JFS Sunday Brunch—to honor Sol Schick, cocktails and silent auction start at noon, Heathrow Country Club, 1200 Bridgewater Dr., Heathrow.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 17

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.

“How Happiness Thinks” course—Six-week course on Jewish perspectives on positive psychology, presented by Chabad of North Orlando, at Oakmonte Village, 1001 Royal Gardens Cir., Lake Mary, from 7:30 p.m.-9 p.m. Info: 407-878-3011.

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.

THEM: 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.

Jewish Film Festival—“The Sturgeon Queens” preceded by “70 Hester Street” will be shown at the Enzian Theater, 1300 South Orlando Ave., Maitland, 4:30 p.m; “The Green Prince,” at the Enzian, 6:45 p.m. Passes (Mensch pass $70)can be purchased online at enzian.org, in person at the box office, or the Roth JCC. Individual tickets are $11.

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18

“How Happiness Thinks” course—Six-week course on Jewish perspectives on positive psychology, presented by Chabad of South Orlando, 7 p.m.-8:30 p.m. at 7504 Universal Blvd., Orlando. Info: 407-354-3660.

Camp Barney Open House—At the Jewish Academy of Orlando, 7 p.m.

JNF Tree of Life Dinner—Held at the Rosen Hotel, 9700 International Drive, Orlando, 6 p.m. Info: Laura Abramson, labramson@jnf.org or 407-804-5568.

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 20

Rabbi’s Torah Roundtable—Rabbi Karen Allen of Congregation Beth Sholom leads discussion, 1 p.m. at the Sumter County Administration Building, 7375 Powell Rd., Wildwood. Info: Linda Bork, 352-315-0309.

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.

FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 21

Light Shabbat candles at 5:11 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.

 

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