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(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 7:18 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


The Roth Family JCC—Saturday Night Out: Out of this World, 5:30 p.m.-10:30 p.m. Kids ages 18 months—grade 5 can come hang out with their friends at the JCC while parents enjoy a night out. Pizza dinner with a movie. Cost: $40 ($30 JCC member) one child; $60 ($45 JCC member) two children; $75 ($52 JCC member) three + children. Contact: Amanda, 407-621-4049.


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.

Chabad North Orlando—Dr. Harry Rein speaks about his experiences escaping the Nazis on the last train to leave Austria. 7 p.m. at Nate’s Shul, 1701 Markham Woods Rd., Longwood. Cost: $10 and can be purchased at http://www.JewishNorthOrlando.com or calling 407-636-5994.

Jewish Pavilion—Entertainment at Horizon Bay Lake Orienta on Boston Ave., Altamonte Springs, 1 p.m. Magician Michael Berlant kicks off the seaon. Info: 407-678-9363.


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.


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.

Kinneret Apartments—Zei Gezunt—Be Healthy! Program 11:45 a.m. a program to ensure that ongoing health and wellness of the elderly is addressed through programs to educate, diet and exercise.

Zionistas Present—Alan Kornman, regional coordinator for the United West, who will speak on “Israel & USA Sharing a Common Enemy” and

explore what makes Israel the shining star of the Middle East and understanding those who pledge to wipe Israel off the map. Held at Eastmonte Civic Center, 830 Magnolia Dr., Altamonte Springs. 7 p.m. Open to the community at no cost. Donations appreciated. Reservations required. Contact Sandi Solomon at sansolomon@hotmail.com or call 407-831-0176.

J Lunch—“Move your Assets from the couch, not the bank.” Bethanne Weiss shared different ways to incorporate simple moves and tips to motivate people to be more fit and healthy in the work place. Cost: $30 per person ($25 JCC member). 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at The Roth Family JCC.


Temple Israel—Adult education class on the Torah portion of the week taught by Rabbi Neeley at the synagogue, noon. At 7 p.m. Rabbi Neely leads a seminar in the style of the Beit Midrash on Jewish Law. Info: 407-647-3055.

Congregation Beth Am—Adult Study, “Jewish Philosophy & Modern Questions,” 7:15 p.m. at the synagogue.

The Roth Family JCC—Wearable Glass Art, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m. Leslie Foxson helps you design five wearable glass art jewelry pendants using glass colors, frit and stringers. Great for beginners. Cost: $60 ($50 JCC members) Contact: Marni, 407-621-4056.

The Roth Family JCC—Sally Kopke, community educator fro VITAS Healthcare, leads a discussion on key factors to promote brain health. 12:30 p.m.-2 p.m. Lunch and Learn program. RSVP by Sept. 12, 407-621-4036. Cost: $5/ free for JCC members.


A Bissel Yiddish—Classes in Yiddish the third Thursday of each month led by Joan Pohl and sponsored by the Jewish Pavilion, held at Brookdale Island Lake, 160 Islander Court in Longwood, 10:30 a.m. Info: 407-678-9363.


Light Shabbat candles at 7:10 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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