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What's Happening - Friday, February 6 - Friday, February 13

 


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, FEBRUARY 6

Light Shabbat candles at 5:51 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown

Community-wide Shabbat—Held at Temple Beth-El, 579 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach, 7:30 p.m. Jewish Federation of Volusia & Flagler Counties will host former Mid-East correspondent Linda Scherzer. Free and open to the public.

Seeds of Community—Congregation of Reform Judaism invites the community to join in a weekend of song and celebration with guest cantor Lisa Levine. Enjoy a “Jospel” service this evening, 7 p.m. Free and open to the community.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 7

Seeds of Community—Congregation of Reform Judaism continues the weekend of song and celebration with guest cantor Lisa Levine at a Yoga Shalom Shacharit service. A drumming cirle begins at 9:30 a.m. followed by Yoga Shalom, 10 a.m. There is a $10 program cost.

Special concert—Congregation of Reform Judaism hosts a concert titled My Songs for the Jews of Cuba. Cantor Lisa Levine will share Ladino and Yiddish folk songs and Hebrew melodies. Tickets, $18 for regular admission; $10 for seniors and students. Info and reservations, contact Lucy Eichner at leichner@crjorlando.org or 407-645-0444.

Comedy Club Night—At Roth JCC, standup comedy suitable for adults. Free childcare provided for children 2-12. Cost: $15 per person or 2 tickets for $25. Info: Royal Webster, royalw@orlandojcc.org or 407-645-5933.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 8

Planning a legacy—Congregation Sinai hosts free educational seminar on planning your legacy, 2-4:30 p.m. Info: Steffi Morgenstesrn, ssmorgy@aol.com or 352-243-5750

CRJ teen course—10-week class about the role people play in shaping history, taught by Sheryl Sacharoff, Ed.D., and Justin Sacharoff, from 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Open to all 9th-12th graders. Pizza served for lunch. Info and to register: Sheryl at ssacharoff@crjorlando.org or call 407-645-0444.

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.

The Art of Parenting—The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute presents this six-week course conducted by Rabbi Yanky Majesky, 10:15 a.m. at the Homewood Suites in Lake Mary. The course explores parenting principles and techniques rooted in Jewish wisdom. Info: 407-878-3011 or visit http://www.myJLI.com for registration and other course-related information.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9

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.

Dinner, Daber and Dvar—Congregation Ohev Shalom offers a Jewish educational opportunity for eighth-12th graders, regardless of synagogue membership. Beginning at 5:45 p.m., enjoy pizza and conversational Hebrew. At 7 p.m. partake in “The Amazing History of the Jews,” which traces Jewish history from creation to present day. Each week is a different time in history. Participants may register for the semester or drop in and pay as they go each week. Info: 407-298-4650.

members) for full day, $60 ($50 JCC members) for field trip day. Info: Amanda, 407-621-4049 or amandad@orlandojcc.org.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10

The Art of Parenting—The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute presents this six-week course conducted by Rabbi Yosef Konikov, 7 p.m. at the Chabad Center for Jewish Life in South Orlando. The course explores parenting principles and techniques rooted in Jewish wisdom. Info: 407-354-3660 or visit http://www.myJLI.com for registration and other course-related information.

92Y Live—David Axelrod and David Remnick discuss “Believer: My 40 years in politics.” 7:15 p.m. at COS.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 11

“Boundless Judaism” course—Twelve-week course held at Temple Israel, 50 S. Moss Rd., Winter Springs, 7 p.m. Seventh class taught by Susan Bernstein, “Hod.” Hod refers to our sense of splendor and glory that leads us to see the higher path of life as a joy instead of a burden. No charge for Temple Israel members; nonmembers, $10 per class or $72 for the series. Info: 407-647-3055.

JLI Teens—7 p.m., last class, Hollywood Idol, conducted by Rabbi Yanky Majesky of Chabad of North Orlando. Classes held at the Chamu Jewish Center in Lake Mary. To register, visit http://www.jewishnorthorlando.com or call Rabbi Majesky at 407-878-3011.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 12

Cartoons and Graphic novels—The Holocaust Center presents an informative forum about Herblock’s works, focusing on education, civil rights and democracy. 6:15 p.m.

Mah Jongg classes—10:30 a.m.—noon at JCC’s Jack & Lee Rosen Campus, learn May Jongg in this 10-week class. Cost: $99 ($79 JCC members). Info: Jennifer Jacobson, 407-387-5330 or jenniferj@orlandojcc.org.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 13

Light Shabbat candles at 5:56 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown

Scout Shabbat—7 p.m. at the Roth JCC. All Jewish Scouts, families and friends invited to celebrate Lord Baden Powell’s birthday. RSVP to info@childrenofabrahamfoundation.com or call 407-682-2653. A small donation is requested to offset cost of refreshments.

Celebrate Tu B’Shevat—At Congregation Beth Sholom, 6:30 p.m. seder; 7 p.m. Shabbat service, located at 315 North 13th St., Leesburg. Info: Bethsholomflorida.org or call 352-326-3692.

School’s out days—At Roth JCC, let your kids hang out at the J from 7:30 a.m.—6 p.m. Cost: $50 ($40 JCC members). Info: Amanda, 407-621-4036.

 

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