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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 6:38 p.m.

Simchat Torah

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.

Congregation Beth Sholom—Celebrate Shabbat and Simchat Torah, 7 p.m.


The Holocaust Center—Ongoing exhibits through Dec. 31: “The Profound Effect” for hours, contact Terrance Hunter at thunter@holocaustedu.org or call 407-628-0555.

Jewish Pavilion—Music Fest 2017, 1:30 p.m. at Lake Brantley High School auditorium. Cost: $20 per person. Info: 407-678-9363.


Israeli Folk Dancing— 7:30-8:15 p.m. instruction, 8:15-10 p.m., requests. Cost: Free for JCC members, $5 nonmembers. Info: 407-645-5933.

The Roth Family JCC—JCC 39ers Mix & Mingle Monday. Program is “Visiting Angels” presented by Judy Hampton, 1 p.m.


Jewish Family Services Orlando—Grief support group, 12:15 p.m., meets for 6 consecutive weeks. Info: 407-644-7593, ext. 247. Cost: $5 per session. Requires registration.


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.

Learning & Lattes—Join other Orlando Jewish women for breakfast and discussion on “Being the Very Best You, Timeless Lessons from the weekly Torah Portion,” 9:30 a.m. at the JOIN House, 109 Water Oak Lane, Altamonte Springs. Free of charge.

Orlando Hadassah—The Uplift Project, a breast cancer awareness and research program sponsored by national Hadassah, at Bloomingdales, The Mall at Millenia, 10 a.m.—4 p.m. Lunch catered by Bagel King followed by entertainment, education and information. Open to the public. Reservations required. RSVP to Nancyg357@yahoo.com or call 407-415-6892.

The Roth Family JCC—Lunch and Learn: Pillars of the Past, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. Led by Rabbi Michoel Rennert of Orlando Torah Academy. RSVPs requested to register@orlandojcc.org Cost: $5 (free for JCC members). Info: Marni Chepenik, 407-621-4056.

A Nosh of Yiddish—Classes in Yiddish the third Wednesday of each month at 1 p.m. led by Joan Pohl and sponsored by the Jewish Pavilion, held at Oakmonte Village, Royal Gardens Circle, Lake Mary (Valencia Building), 10:30 a.m. Info: 407-766-9032. Open to the community.


JCC 39ers—Terrific Thursdays program, 1:30 p.m. Attendees will play a game called “I need it!”

A Nosh of Yiddish—Classes in Yiddish the third Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. led by Elliot Davis and sponsored by the Jewish Pavilion, held at Brookdale Island, Lake Islander Circle, Longwood. Info: 407-766-9032. Open to the community. Coffee and refreshments served.

Congregation Beth Sholom—Rabbi’s Roundtable Discussion,1 p.m., at Sumter County Administration and Library Building, 7375 Powell Rd., Wildwood.


Light Shabbat candles at 6:31 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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