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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 7:27p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.

The Roth Family JCC—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.

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.


Torah Portion—Tazria: Lev. 12:1-13:59; Haftarah: Ezekiel 45:16 - 46:18.


The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center—New permanent exhibit titled “Displaced Person.” Opening reception, 3 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. featuring author Joanie Holzer Schirm whose father, Dr. Oswald “Valdik” Holzer is the subject of the exhibit.

The Holocaust Memorial Resource & Education Center—Exhibit “Facing Prejudice” runs through June 30. Also opening is “Dr. Seuss Wants You!” and runs through June 7 (This exhibit is not appropriate for children under 12).

J-Serve—Spring program, 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. at The Roth Family JCC. J-Serve is open to teens in grades 6-12.


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.

JCC 39ers—Meet & Mingle, 1 p.m. in the Senior Lounge, Suzanne Stopa discusses financial planning.


Jewish Pavilion—Annual fashion show, 10:45 a.m. at Bloomingdales, Mall at Millenia, Sutton Fashions, Level 2. Info: 407-678-9363.


Congregaton Ohev Shalom—The play “Freedom Song” will be performed at the synagogue at 7 p.m. Tickets available at http://www.eventbrite.com/e/freedom-song-live-sow-tickets-57550943421

And are $8 for adults and $5 for students.


Light Shabbat candles at 7:31p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael—Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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