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February 5, 2021

MORNING MINYANS (Please note, because of the coronavirus,

some minyans have been canceled or held virtually.)

Chabad of North Orlando is holding in-person minyans.

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. (virtual)

Temple Israel — Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-647-3055.


Light Shabbat candles at 5:51 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael — Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


Torah Portion — Parashat Yitro: Exodus 18:1-20:23; Haftarah: Isaiah 6:1-7:6; 9:5-6.

Jewish Academy of Orlando — “Soaring Into The Future Gala” honoring Greg and Cheryl Finkelstein, 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. For “boarding passes” visit http://www.jewishacademyorlando.org/gala.


Jewish Federation — A 10-week Zoom course, “Jewish Medical Ethics” is offered. It is one of the Florience Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning’s popular courses. Sessions are from 7-8:30 p.m. Cost: $295, which includes student reader. Register at http://www.events.org/MeltonOrlando. Info: Julia Berger, 321-710-6509 or jberger@jfgo.org.

Chabad Centers — “Journey of the Soul,” six-session course from JLI, studying “What happens when we die?” At Chabad of Altamonte Springs, Nate’s Shul and Chabad of Greater Orlando from 7:30 — 9 p.m .; and Center of Jewish Life in South Orlando from 7 — 8:30 p.m. The course is offered via Zoom and in person. For more info contact any of these Chabads.

Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Orlando — Zoom meeting, 7 p.m. Dr. Jeffrey Mark Paull discusses the history of surname adoption in the Russian empire and its e ffect on current genealogical research. To register, send an email to jgsgo.blogger@gmail.com.


Chabad — “Physically Apart — Emotionally Together,” with Rabbi Noach and Alti Majesky of Chabad Shluchim in Ghana, Africa. 7:30 p.m. via Zoom To register and tickets, $10 for Zoom ID and password at http://www.jewishnorthorlando.com/Zoom or call 407-636-5994 or ChabadOrlando.org/Zoom or call 407-644-2500, ext. 0.


Light Shabbat candles at 5:56 p.m.

Ahavas Yisrael — Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown.


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