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MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Call synagogue to confirm time.)

Chabad of South Orlando—Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. and 10 minutes before sunset; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 8:15 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 8:06 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 in our society, the first and third Friday of the month, from 1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. at Brookdale Retirement Community, located at 160 Islander Court, Longwood. No charge.


J.O.IN. Orlando—Hosts an interactive discussion titled: The Joy of Jewish Holidays” at 8 a.m. Shacharis at Orlando Torah Center, 8591 Banyan Blvd., Orlando. Breakfast included.


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.

Holocaust Center—Remembering Ravensbruck art exhibit through Sept. 25. Highlights the experiences of women in the Holocaust. Created by Kennesaw State University Public History and German Studies programs and the Ravensbruck Memorial Site.

Mondays at 1 (and 7)—Congregation Ohev Shalom’s daytime (and now evening) adult education program is back with a new 3-part series called “Fiddling with Tradition—The Cultural Phenomenon of Fiddler on the Roof.” Sessions are at 1 p.m. and repeated at 7 p.m. at COS. Open to the public and no charge. RSVP requested, but not required. Info: Ronni Radner, clergyasst@ohevshalom.org or 407-298-4650.

UCF Speakers Series—Global Perspectives and UCF’s Intelligence Community Center for Academic Excellence presents panel discussion on Tackling Terrorism. 1 p.m. in the Dean’s Conference Room, College of Sciences Building at UCF.


Torah & Tea—Women’s study group meeting weekly from 9:30—10:30 a.m. in the Conference Room at the Chabad Center of Jewish Life, 7347 W. Sand Lake Road, Orlando. The group is open to all women. Admission is free and no previous Jewish education is required.


Holocaust Center—Partnering with the Interfaith Council of Central Florida, the Center presents Religion: Understanding our tapestry of faiths, from 2-3:30 p.m. through Aug. 5. Each session will feature representatives of two faith communities. Cost is $15, which includes the book “How to be a perfect stranger.” Pre-registration is required to Susan Mitchell, susan@holocaustedu.org or hand-delivered to the Center.


Rabbi’s Torah Roundtable— Rabbi Karen Allen of Congregatin Beth Sholom leads discussion, 11 a.m. at the Sumter County Admin Building, 7375 Powell Road, Wildwood.


Light Shabbat candles at 8:03 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown


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