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What's Happening - Friday, February 20 - Friday, February 27

 


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 20

Light Shabbat candles at 6:01 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown

Lecture series—The Interfaith Council of Central Florida presents a series of lectures on various religious beliefs the first and third Friday of the month, from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. at Brookdale Retirement Community. No charge.

SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 21

Learner’s Shabbat and Ritual Fair—Beginning at 10 a.m., in the Congregation Ohev Shalom sanctuary, learn the joys of Shabbat. At 11:30 a.m., Kiddush and Hamotzi before going to luncheon and Ritual Fair. Community is welcome. Info: 407-298-4650.

SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 22

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 last class of 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.

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.

Jewish Pavilion Gala—Honoring Glicksteins and Stones, 5 p.m. at the Lake Mary Westin. Includes silent acution, meal and entertainment by Paul Stenzler and his band. Dress is cocktail attire with a splash of red. Tickets, $118 per person. Info: http://www.jewishpavilion.org or 407-678-9363.

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 23

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.

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 24

The Art of Parenting—The Rohr Jewish Learning Institute presents last of 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 25

“Boundless Judaism” course—Twelve-week course held at Temple Israel, 50 S. Moss Rd., Winter Springs, 7 p.m. Summary and conclusion class taught by Rabbi Neely. No charge for Temple Israel members; nonmembers, $10 per class or $72 for the series. Info: 407-647-3055.

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 26

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.

Herblock: The Black & The White—An HBO documentary presented by the Holocaust Center, 7 p.m. No charge and open to the public.

FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 27

Light Shabbat candles at 6:06 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.

 

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