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March 29, 2019

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 7:23 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.

JFS Orlando—Restock Challenge kick off. Food donations can be dropped off at The George Wolly Center, 2100 Lee Road, Winter Park through April 30. Monetary donations (Matching donations: For every $1 the Weiner family and the Winter Park Wealth Group will match .50) can be made out to JFS Orlando and mailed to the same address or made online at http://www.JFSorlando.org.

The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center—Exhibit: Artistic Expression Through Conflict, More than 120 objects from the Institute’s collection, this presentation explores amateur and official art during WWII. On display through April 5.

Congregation Shalom Aleichem—Dr. Liz Ross will talk on “A Jew in Alaska,” 8 p.m., 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd., Kissimmee. Info: shapcomp18@me.com or 518-859-6774.


Torah Portion—Shemini: Lev. 9:1-47; Haftarah: I Samuel 20:18-42.



Congregation Sinai—Golf Tournament at Green Valley Golf Course, Clermont. Registration, 8 a.m .; shotgun 8:30 a.m. Cost: 455 Info: Pete Sobel, petesobel@gmail.com or 352-989-4900.

Chabad of North Orlando—Special event commemorating the 80th anniversary of the SS St. Louis, Nate’s Shul, 1701 Markham Woods Rd., Longwood. Tickets: $14; sponsors, $180 (includes private dinner for two with the producer prior to the film). Info: http://www.jewishnorthorlando.com or 407-636-5994.


Israeli Folk Dancing—7:30-8:15 p.m. instruction, 8:15-10 p.m., requests. Cost: Free for JCC members, $7 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.


Orlando Hadassah—Lunch with Hannah Howard, noted author and food expert, 11:30 a.m. at Congregation Ohev Shalom.


Two-in-one fundraiser—Jewish Academy of Orlando and Central Florida Hillel host a Casino Night and Lady Luck event at MLounge, 2000 N Orange Ave., Orlando, 6:30 p.m. Poker tournament, cocktails, food catered by Arthur’s, casino games, shopping vendors, silent auction and more. Tickets and sponsorships: bit.ly/orlandocasinonight2019.

Info: Jennifer Waldholtz, Jennifer.waldholtz@centralfloridahillel.org or Summer Simmons, ssimmons@myjao.org.


Light Shabbat candles at 7:27 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.

The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center—VIP Shabbat dinner with David Litt, author of “Thanks, Obama,” 6—7 p.m. Program, 7—8:30 p.m. Tickets: $5, general admission; $20, admission with a paperback copy of the book; $60, VIP dinner, paperback copy of book.


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