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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, JANUARY 13, 2012 PAGE 7A The award winning one- woman show about special memoires. "Absolutely Anna" will be performed for pearl level donors of $500 or more to the Jewish Pavilion. The program will take place on Wednesday, Jan. 25. 2012 at 11 a.m. at Oakmonte Village in Lake Mary. Participants will bond while enjoying a gourmet brunch. courtesy of Oakmonte. Pearls of the Pavilion jewelry will be given to new donors. There is no charge for the event. Anna has spent more than 50 years as a successful working actress on stage, screen and television. She is now every directors' favorite Jewish, Ital- ian, Polish, You-name-it ethnic mama, aunt or grandmother. immortalizing such characters as Aunt May in Woody Allen's "Crimes and Misdemeanors." Most recently, TV audiences know her as Cookie Cirillo in "The Sopranos," Aunt Marilyn in "The Nanny" and Rita on OB TUAR ES PAMELA J. ABRAMSON Pamela Abramson of Or- lando diedon Dec. 31, 2011. She was 65 years old. Mrs. Abramson was born in Pittsburgh, Penn. to the late Geno and Rose Balkovec Onder. She received her bach- elor's degree in Spanish and a master's degree in African Languages from Duquesne University. She was a Gradu- ate Gemologist of the Gem- ological Institute of America and earned a degree (Fellow) from the Gemological As- sociation of Great Britain. She was also designated a Master GemologistAppraiser by the American Society of Appraisers. A fixture in Winter Park for more than 24 years, she was in business as PJ Abramson Jewelers from 1987 to 2011. She is survived by her husband of 44 years, Norman; daughter, Sascha Abramson (Philip Hamilton) of Blooms- bury, N.J., and her sisters Robin (Robert) Newham of Pittsburgh and Marianne Belan (George Sanchez) of Albuquerque, N.M. Funeral services were held at Congregation of Reform Judaism with Rabbi Steven Engel officiating. Interment was at Florida National Cem- Answers from Anna Berger, actress "Everybody Loves Raymond." She was the first to play one of the most famous Jewish moth- ers of all. "Golde" in "Tevye and his Daughters" when itwas first stagedinNewYork, beforebeing transformed into "Fiddler on the Roof." Among her screen credits are the original version of"The Taking of Pelham 12 3,'" "Hester Street,"' ou Don't Mess with the Zohan!" with Adam Sandier and she was featured in the documentary, "Yoo-Hoo, etery Bushnell. In memory of Pam Abramson. the fam- ily request contributions to Jewish Family. Services, 2100 Lee Road, Winter Park 32789; Catholic Family Ser- vices, 1819 N. Semoran Blvd., Orlando, 32807; Canine Com- panions for Independence, 8150 Clarcona Ocoee Road, Orlando 32818 or a charity of choice. Services entrusted to Beth Sholom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. ALICE LEVINE SCHNUR Alice Levine Schnur of Altamonte Springs died Dec. 28, 2011. She was 87 years old. Mrs. Schnur was born in Brooklyn, N.Y. She was a Central Florida resident since the late 1950s, and spent her later years as a resident at Ho- rizon Bay Home for Assisted Living, where she warmed the hearts of both neighbors and caregivers with her sunny demeanor. Mrs. Schnur was an active participant in programs pro- vided by the Jewish Pavilion; its volunteers and staff were amongst her dearest friends and admirers. She will be remembered for her apprecia- tion of life, and her desire to 01/06/2012 00 Nancy Ludin and Harriett Lake at a previous Pearls event Mrs. Goldberg" about the life of Gertrude Berg. Annawill share her life story, growing up on the Lower East- side of Manhattan. To RSVP call Wendy Levine at 407-678-9363 or e-mail wen- give back to others, even as In 1973. she and her late her health declined, husband, Charles, relocated She is survived by her to the Orlando area. She and son, Michael (Janice Liten); Charles were married for 48 brother. Gerry (Rita) Levine years when he passed away and two grandchildren, in 2007. Services were held in Wii- She is survived by her mette, Ill. In lieu of flowers, stepson Richard (Bonnie) donations in her memory may Valinsky; her stepdaughter be made to the Jewish Pavil- Marilyn (Donald) Eskin; four ion., grandchildren and seven 421 Montgomery Road, Ste great-grandchildren.Shewas 131, Altamonte Springs, FL predeceasedby her twobroth- 32714, 407-678-9363. ers and three sisters. Graveside funeral services THELMA VALINSKY were held at Congregation Thelma Valinsky of Long- Reform Judaism Cemetery wood died on Sunday, Jan. 1, with Rabbi Steven Engel 2012. She was 98 years old. officiating. Contributions Mrs. Valinsky was born in in memory of Mrs. Valinsky Rochester, New York to the may be made to livestrong. late Louisand SophiaKielson. com. Duringherworkingcareershe Services were entrusted was a bookkeeper for the Na- to Beth Shalom Memorial tionalCashRegisterCompany. Chapel, Orlando. The unveiling forAnnette Tokowitz Pores who passed on November 14, 2010 will be held at the Congregation Ohev Shalom Cemetery, 6000 Old Winter Garden Rd., Orlando, on Sunday, January 22, 2012 at 10:30 am with Rabbi Kay presiding. Sudoku (see page 19 for solution) 4 72 8 4 6. 5. 9 3 5 4 7 62 35 4 9 8 64 9 5 1 8 76 5 ,2, StatcPomt Medi~l Fill in the blank squares in the grid, making sure that every row, column and 3-by-3 box includes all digits I through 9. Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory Orlando Weekday Morning Minyan (Conservative/Egalitarian), services Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m. (9 a.m. - national holidays); 2nd floor Chapel - Jewish Academy of Orlando; 851 N. Maitland Ave.. Maitland. For information call 407-298-4650. Celebration Jewish Congregation (R), services and holiday sched- ules shown at; 407-566-9792. Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando (O), 39 Skyline Drive, Suite 1017, Lake Mary, 407-878-3011. services: 2nd Friday of every month, times vary depending on the week. Please call to find out service schedule for that particular week. Chabad of South Orlando (O), 7504 Universal Blvd.. Orlando. 407-354-3660;;. Shabbat services: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; services, Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. Chabad of the Space & Treasure Coasts (O). 1190 Highway AIA, Satellite Beach. 321-777-2770. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael/Chabad (O). 708 Lake Howell Rd.. Maitland. 407-644-2500;; services: Sunday, 9 a.m.: Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.: Shabbat services: Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.: Family service, 4th Friday of the month. Congregation Bet Chaim (R), 426 Lakeport Cove. Casselberry, 407-830-7211:; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; 2nd Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m. at Emeritus in Lake Mary. Congregation Beth Am (C), 3899 Sand Lake Road. Longwood, 407-862-3505;; Shabbat services: Friday, 8:00 p.m. (7 p.m. on Fourth Friday of the month); Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation Beth El (C), 2185 MeadowlaneAve.. West Melbourne. 321-779-0740; Shabbat services, 1st & 3rd Friday, 8 p.m.: 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. Congregation BethEmeth (R),2205 BlueSapphire Circle, Orlando, 407-855-0772: Shabbat service: monthly, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel (Reel, Collins Resource Center. Suite 303.9401S.R.200. Ocala.352-237-8277;; Shabbat service, second Friday of the month. 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Sholom (R-C), 315 North 13th St.. Leesburg, 352-326-3692:; schedule of services on website. Congregation Beth Shalom (Progressive Conservative). Orange City congregation holds services at Social Hall of Our Lady of Lakes Church, 1310 Maximillian St., Deltona; 386-804-8283; www.mybeth- shalom.corn; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation B'nai Torah (C), 403 N. Nova Rd., Ormond Beach, 32174, 386-672-1174;; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation Chabad Lubavitch of Greater Daytona (O), 1079 W. Granada Blvd., OrmondBeach, 386-672-9300; Shabbat services Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation of Reform Judaism (R), 928 Malone Dr., Orlando, 407-645-0444: Shabbat services, 7 p.m. 1st Friday; 8 p.m.. 2nd and 3rd Fridays; 6 p.m., 4th and 5th Fridays; Saturday: 10 a.m. Congregation Mateh Chaim (R), P.O. Box 060847, Palm Bay, 32906, 321-768-6722. Congregation Ohev Shalom (C), 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland, 407-298-4650;; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m.; Junior Congregation., 10:00 a.m. Congregation Or Chayim (Rec), Leesburg, 352-326-8745; egrae@; services last Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at vari- ous private residences. Congregation Shalom Aleichem (R), 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd., Kis- simmee,407-935-0064;; Shabbatservice, 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation of Shaarei Yerushalyim (O), 9869 Kilgore Rd., Or- lando, 407-928-8972; services: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Shabbat services: Friday Minha, 7:30 p.m.; Kabbalat Shabbat 8 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. Congregation Sinai (C/R), 303 N. S.R. 27, Minneola; 352-243- 5353;; services: every Friday, 7:45 p.m.; Healing Service, first Friday of the month, 7 p.m. Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation/Ohalei Rivka (C), 11200 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando, 407-239-5444; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Temple Beth El(R), 579 N. NovaRd., Ormond Beach, 386-677-2484. Temple Beth Shalom (R), P.O. Box 031233, Winter Haven, 813- 324-2882. Temple Beth Shalom (C), 40 Wellington Drive, Palm Coast, 386- 445-3006; Shabbat service, Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 9 a.m. Temple Beth Sholom (C), 5995 N. Wickharn Rd. Melbourne, 321-254-6333;; Shabbat services: ~'riday, 5:50 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Minyan, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10:00 a.m. Temple Beth Shalom (R), 1109 N.E. 8thAve., Ocala, 352-629-3587: Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Torah study: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Temple B'nai Darorn {R), 49 Banyan Course, Ocala, 352-624-0380; Friday Services 8 p.m. Temple Israel (C), 50 S. Moss Rd., Winter Springs, 407-647-3055;; Shabbat services: Friday, 7p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Temple Israel (R), 7350 Lake Andrew Drive, Mdbourne, 321- 631-9494. Temple Israel (C), 1400 S. Peninsula Ave.. Daytona Beach, 386- 252-3097; Shabbat service. 8 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.rn. Temple Israel of DeLand (R), 1001 E. New York Ave., DeLand, 386-736-1646; Social Hour, 6 p.m.; Friday Shabbat service, 7 p.m. Temple Shalom (formerly New Jewish Congregation) (R), 13563 Country Road 101, Oxford, 352-748-1800; www.newjewishcongrega-; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; last Saturday of the month, 9:30 a.m. Temple Shalom of Deltona (R/C), 1785 Elkcam Blvd., Deltona, 386-789-2202; Shabbat service; 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m. Temple Shir Shalom ofOviedo (R) Services held in the EPICenter at University Carillon United Methodist Church, 1395 Campus View Court, Oviedo, 407-366-3556, www.templeshirsh,alom:org; Shabbat services: three Fridays each month, 7:30 p.m. Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora (T) Mount Dora, 352- 735-4774;; services: second and fourth Friday.s and Saturday of the month. (R) Reform (C) Conservative (O) Orthodox(Rec) Reconstructionist