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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 5:15 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown

Congregation Beth Sholom—Evening service, 7 p.m. at 315 North 13th St., in Leesburg. Info: 352-326-3692


Jewish Film Festival Opening night—“Fanny’s Journey” shown at the Orlando Science Center, 777 E. Princeton St. Orlando., 7:30 p.m. Ticket info: http://www.enzian.org

The Roth Family JCC—Saturday Night Out, parents attending Jewish Film Festival opening night get discounted price, 5:30 p.m.-10:30 -p.m. Show ticket receipt at JCC’s Registration Desk.


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.

Jewish Pavilion—Entertainment at Horizon Bay Lake Orienta on Boston Ave in Altamonte Springs. This month Bob Glickman entertains. The entire community is welcome. Each event is followed with ice cream sundaes. 1 p.m.

Bless Israel Summit—Jews and Christians invited to support Israel at the Rosen Plaza, 9700 International Dr., Orlando from 6 p.m.—9 p.m.

Jewish Film Festival—“Bagels in the Blood” film short and “In Search of Israeli Cuisine,” 11 a.m. at the Enzian, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland. “Moos,” 1:45 p.m. at the Enzian. Ticket info: http://www.enzian.org


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.

St. Augustine Historical Society—Author Marcia Fine speaks about her book “Sephardic Journey,” 7 p.m. in the Flagler Room of the Old Ponce de Leon Hotel, 74 King St., on the Flagler College campus.

JCRC—Community discussion on Nostra Aetate. Cost: $36, $20 for currently enrolled college students. Info: http://www.jfgo.org/turningpoints

Jewish Film Festival—“Aida’s Secrets,” 4:30 p.m. and “The Women’s Balcony,” 7 p.m. at the Enzian, 1300 S. Orlando Ave., Maitland. “Moos,” 1:45 p.m. at the Enzian. Ticket info: http://www.enzian.org


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.

UCF Judaic Studies Lecturers Series—Dr. Norman Berdichevsky discusses the importance of modern Hebrew to the Jewish people. Held at Central Florida Hillel, Info: 407-823-5039.

Writer’s Block Bookstore and Rollins College—host authors Ezra Glinter and Leah Kaminsky in a conversation between the two authors, 7 p.m.-9 p.m. in the Galloway Room at Rollins College.


The Jewish Pavilion—Grief Support Group for people who have lost spouses, children, parents or loved ones, 10:30 a.m.—noon. Led by Rabbi Maurice Kaprow at Oakmonte Village, 1021 Royal Gardens Cir., Lake Mary, Fla. Refreshments will be served. There is no cost for the program. RSVP to Emily Newman, emilyjewishpavilion@jewishpavilion.org or 407-678-9363.

The Roth Family JCC—The Essential Oils Experience series. Energy Support, 11 a.m.- noon. Who doesn’t need more energy? Learn more about oils to support your energy levels throughout the day. Take home a sample energy booster to try. Cost: Six week class series: $75 ($60 JCC members); Individual classes: $15 ($12 JCC members). Info: Marni Chepenik, 407-621-4056.


Congregation Beth Sholom—Rabbi’s Roungtable Discussion Group, 1 p.m. at the Sumter County Administration and Library Building, 7375 Powell Rd, Wildwood. Info: 352-326-3692.

JFS Orlando—In cooperation with Congregation Beth Am and the Hospice of the Comforter, presents Evening Grief Support Series, 7 p.m.—9 p.m. at Congregation Beth Am, 3899 Sand Lake Rd., Longwood. For registration or questions, call Jeanette Brownstein, 407-644-7593, ext. 232. A $5 per session contribution is suggested.

The Holocaust Center—“Faithful under Trials” film presentation 6 p.m. Discussion to follow.


Light Shabbat candles at 5:12 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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