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February 16, 2018


(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 5:58 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


Kehillah: A History of Jewish Life in Greater Orlando—Ongoing exhibit at the Orange County Regional History Center, 65 E. Central Blvd., Orlando, and will continue through Feb. 20, 2018.

JFS Orlando—Friends of JFS Orlando Brunch, 11 a.m. at the Heathrow Country Club. Tickets: $118 Info: 407-644-7593

Chabad of Greater Orlando—Kids Mega Babka-llah Bake, 2 p.m. at Chabad of Greater Orlando, 708 Lake Howell Rd., Maitland. Open to children 5-12. Info and to RSVP, http://www.chabadorlando.org.


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.

Congregation Beth Am—Mommy and Me class with Cantor Nina Fine, 10 a.m.-11:30 a.m. $7 per family; free for CBA members Info: 407-862-3505.

JCC 39ers—Meet & Mingle in the Senior Lounge, 1 p.m. Subject is Up to Date Medicare with Ashley Liebowitz.


JLI Teens—Course on ‘Living your Dreams,’ 7 p.m.—8 p.m. at the Roth Family JCC Youth Room. Second session: Family and Relationships. Info: Rabbi Eddy, 407-435-6950.

Congregation Beth Am—Pages & Pastries Book Club, 7 p.m. at Panera Bread on 434 across from Publix at Springs Plaza. Info: 407-862-3505.

Jewish Pavilion—Pearls of the Pavilion luncheon at the home of Jewelry designer Gay Harrison. Info about time and place: 407-678-9363.


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.

A Nosh of Yiddish—Classes in Yiddish the third Thursday of each month sponsored by the Jewish Pavilion, held at Brookdale Island Lake, 160 Islander Circle in Longwood 10:30 a.m. Info: 407-678-9363. Coffee and refreshments served.

Lunch & Learn—Pillars of the Past, 12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m., Lunch and in-depth discussion about patriachs and matriachs with Rabbi Michoel Rennert of Orlando Torah Academy, RSVP requested, register2orlandojcc.org. Held at the Roth Family JCC.


A Nosh of Yiddish—Classes in Yiddish the third Wednesday of each month sponsored by the Jewish Pavilion, held at Oakmonte Village, Royal Gardens Cir., Lake Mary (Valencia Building), 1 p.m. Info: 407-678-9363. Coffee and refreshments served.

JFS Orlando—Ribbon cutting for new wing, 5 p.m-7 p.m.


Light Shabbat candles at 6:03 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.

Congregation Beth Shalom—Tot Shabbat with Cantor Nina Fine, 5:30 p.m., followed by dinner, 6 p.m .; Family Shabbat service, 7 p.m. Dinner, $5 per person with no charge for children.


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