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What's Happening - Friday, February 13 - Friday, February 20

 


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 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.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 14

Saturday Night Out: Baking Night—5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. or 9 a.m. with sleepover option. The Roth JCC invites kids 18 months to 13 years for evening of baking yummy treats, eat pizza and watch a movie. Children in grades 2-8 have option to sleepover. Breakfast provided for sleepover guests. Cost: One child, $40 ($30 JCC member); two children, $60 ($45 JCC members); three or more children, $70 ($52 JCC members); sleepover option: First child, $70 ($50 JCC members); two children, $105 ($75 JCC members); three children, $120 ($90 JCC members). Info: Amanda at amandad@orlandojcc.org or 407-645-5933.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 15

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 16

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.

School’s out days—At Roth JCC, Field trip day to Boardwalk Bowl, from 7:30 a.m.—6 p.m. Cost: $60 ($50 JCC members); Info: Amanda, 407-621-4036.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 17

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.

Poker League—7 p.m.-10 p.m. at JCC’s Jack & Lee Rosen Campus, a weekly night of old-fashioned poker fun. You could win a $200-$300 Visa gift card, retail and restaurant gift certificates, theme park passes or hotel/golf packages. Cost: $60 ($50 JCC members). Info: Eric at ericl@orlandojcc.org or 407-387-5330.

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

“Boundless Judaism” course—Twelve-week course held at Temple Israel, 50 S. Moss Rd., Winter Springs, 7 p.m. Seventh class taught by Michael Fineberg, “Yesod.” Yesod is our foundation. Although Judaism encourages us to elevate ourselves, some values and behaviors are so fundamental that they form a foundation for our identities and futures. No charge for Temple Israel members; nonmembers, $10 per class or $72 for the series. Info: 407-647-3055.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 19

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.

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, FEBRUARY 20

Light Shabbat candles at 6:01 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.

 

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