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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 6:13 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


Erev Purim

Temple Israel—Purim masquerade ball, 7 p.m.- 11 p.m. at the synagogue. Dancing, drinking and dining. Admission: $20, adults; free children’s ball with babysitting. Info: 407-647-3055.

Chabad of Greater Orlando—Jr. Teen Masquerade Purim party, 8 p.m.-10 p.m. at the shul, 708 Lake Howell Rd., Maitland. Open to all teens 13-15. Mocktails and hors d’ouevres served. Cost: $10. Info: 407-690-1111.



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.

Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center—Exhibition: Anne Frank: A History for Today, through March 17. Learn about the events leading up to WWII, and choices people made. Photos of the Frank family and other occupants of the secret annex.

Chabad of Ocala and The Villages—Purim in the Palace, 11:30 a.m. at Stone Creek Reunion Center, 6111 SW 89th Court Road. Info: Rabbi Yossie and Chanie Hecht, 352-330-4466.

Purim with a U.S. Representative—Meet Congressman Darren Soto and celebrate Purim, 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. at 804 Bryan St, Kissimmee. Info: 407-758-2442.

Temple Israel and Temple Shir Shalom—Purim carnival, 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the synagogue. Info: 407-647-3055.

The Rosen JCC—Purim in Outer Space! 4:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m., featuring a Mad-Science Show, Cost: $25 adult, $18 children. Info: 407-354-3660.

Congregation Beth Am—Purim Extravaganza, 11:30 a.m.-1p.m. Info: 407-862-3505.

The Jewish Pavilion at Brookdale-Boston Ave—It’s entertainment with Paul Stenzler for a Purim party. 1 p.m.


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.


Temple Israel—Lunch & Learn with Rabbi Neely, noon—1 p.m. A parashat discussion class. Open to the public, no RSVP needed. Info: 407-647-3055.


OJO Torah on Tap—at East End Market, 3201 Corrine Drive, Orlando, 6 p.m.—8:30 p.m. Enjoy happy hour with meaningful conversation, for adults 22-45.

A Nosh of 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 7:17 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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