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FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, JANUARY 16, 2004 PAGE 7 celebration with three generations grandparents, fourfamilies. The program serves and twelve grand- as a bridge between the two came to "What's A and sometimes three genera- Sunday, Dec. 14 tions, to interact in a non- rate Chanukah. threatening, upbeat, safe en- Services of vironment. Grandpar- "Grandma, Grandpa nectsponsored thisLet's Plant A Tree" the up- program held at coming event scheduled for enter. The activities Sunday, February I at 11:30 d singing, candle A.M. at the Maitland Com- a story about the munityParkwillcommemo- chocolate rate Tu B'Shevat. This pro- '.idels, play- gram will be co-sponsored games, lots of by the Jewish National Fund. and eating Participants have stated, and jelly do- "The programs get better ev- ery year!" highlight of the after- If you would like to attend as the Chanukah the upcoming Grandparents fthechildren, par- Connect program contact had Jewish Family Services at to play the 407-644-7593 to make the game with tootsie necessary reservations. The children were thencost is $10 per family. Brenda nitytoshop S. Faiber, M.S L.M.F.T. is :.Store for Chanukah. the program coordinator and program gave us the facilitator. She looks forward to Participate to-to meeting and welcoming in SOmething fun to all newcomers. "All of the aeir Jewish heritage families who attend have a a grandmother great time and are assured of grandparent learning more about the holi- d to listen to days' customs, traditions and hter. Jewish heritage," said Faiber. Con- This Jewish Family Ser- is for grand- vices program has receiveda to Come together generous grant from the fildrenwho Winter Park Health Founda- mg raised in interfaith tion. Grandparents, parents, and grandchildren at Grandparents Connect Chanukah program. year HAR teenagers cook at Ronald McDonald House GEBOFF, SARAH A TTERMANN, JASON A TTERMANN. to r), JOSEPH SUJKA, LEE KOSTRIN, ADAM ZOLLMAN, ANDREW FISCHER, MIMI SHAINA GOLDBERG and ALEX SCHNIER. Program of Frieda Ross Foundation for Shalom the second year in a row. The a program $8000 grant is for the oseph and MACHAR program which enables 9th- 12th grade Ohev nityservice hours through the Shalom youth to earn finan- program, submit them and cialsubsidiesforyouthgroup are issued a check based on conventions, Jewish summer an hourly rate. programs and Beit In the first year of the Hamidrash tuition. The pro- MACHAR program, 21 teens gram has several compo- earned subsidy f~r conven- nents. The first is that it pro- tions and summer programs. vides students an opportu- One of the premises of the nity to earn their commu- program is that not all teens nityservicehoursforschool, are youth group oriented. MACHAR has been approved The MACHARprogram offers by both Orange and Semi- another entry point to con- nole County Public Schools nect teens to the synagogue. and is also accepted by the "Hopefully, once they are in, area private high schools, they will branch out to other Teens can participate in a aspects of synagogue life," variety of projects from park says Amy Geboff, COS direc- clean ups to cooking at tor of Youth and Education Ronald McDonald House to The grant also provides stocking shelves at A Gift For funding for supplies and ma- Teaching. terials needed to do the com- Thesecondpartofthepro- munity service projects as gramis to encourage teens to well as underwrites a USY "do Jewish." Participants are Shabbaton at the Woodlands encouraged to attend services, Camp, which will be held Feb. volunteer in the synagogue, 20-22. attend Beit Hamidrash, attend For more information con- USY functions. Each quarter tact the Youth and Educa- they total up their hours of tion office at Congregation "doing Jewish" and commu- Ohev Shalom, 407-298-7829. giance as patriotic, not L on a case now "ceremonial deism," and guments for the unconsti- Unlike a school prayer, Su- that the secular context of tutionality of the pledge are whichisbydefinitionacom- the American the Pledge dominates the re- not insubstantial, at theend munication with God, "the , is arguingiigious reference."The con- of the day, they fail to per- Pledge is to a flag and secu- under God texts of ceremonial deism suade. He said Americanlarrepublic, not to a deity or ate the Firstare patriotic, not religious, Jewish Congress was further sacred symbol," Redlich prohibition andarenotpartoftheritualguided by concern that "a said."Ithasnoneofthetrap- :stablishedre. of any religious group," said victory for those challeng- pings of a religious cer- not be Norman Redlich, who co- ing the Pledge would set in emony, and does not assert the Pledge ofauthored the brief with motion efforts toamend the afaithinsomethingtowhich American Jewish CongressFirst Amendment with re- all else is subordinate." ~rieffiledwith general counsel Marc Stern. suits that would be both un- "Finally, the 'civic reli- to preserve Redlich, a former dean of controllable and undesir- gion' as a whole is patriotic ies, the N,Y.U. Law School who able. A narrow decision up- and not religious, such that thephrase chairs the American Jewish holding the Pledge is th~ the Pledge, as part of that is not a reli- Congress Governing Coun-least damaging of all likely 'civic religion,' does not take Jt an example of cii, noted that while the ar- results." on a religious aura." Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory Celebration Jewish Congregation (Rec), Navigator School, 607 Celebration Avenue, Celebration, 407-596-5397, 7 p.m. first and third Fridays each month. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael/Chabad (O), 708 Lake Howell Rd Maitland, 407-644-2500; Services: Sunday, 8 a.m Mon-Fri, 7 a.m Fri 6:30 p.m Sat. 9:30 a.m. Family Service 4th Friday of the month. Congregation Bet Chaim (R), 1033 Semoran Blvd Suite 151, Casselberry, 407-830-7211: Shabbat service, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Am (C), 3899 Sand Lake Road, Longwood, 407-862- 3505; Shabbat service, 8:15 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a,m Junior Cong 10:45 a.m: Congregation Beth El (C), 2185 Meadowlane Ave West Melbourne, 321- 779-0740; Services, 8 p.m. 1st & 3rd Fridays; 9:30 a.m. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Congregation Beth Emeth (R), 2205 Blue Sapphire Circle, Orlando, 407- 855-0772; Services once a month, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Shalom (C), 315North 13th St Leesburg, 352-315-0770 Congregation B'nai Torah (C), 445 S. Nova Rd Ormond Beach, 32174, 386-672-1174; Services Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation Chabad (O), 1301 S. Patrick Dr. #62, Satellite Beach, 321-777- 2770. Congregation Chabad Luhavitch of Greater Daytona (O), 1079 W. Granada Blvd Ormond Beach, 386-672-9300; Shabbat services Fri. 7:30 p.m Sat. 10 a.m. Congregation of Liberal Judaism (R), 928 Malone Dr Orlando, 407-645- 0444; Shabbat service, 8 p.m.; except 1st Friday, Family services begin 7 p.m. Saturday: 10 a.m. Congregation Mateh Chaim (R), P.O. Box 060847, Palm Bay, 32906, 321- 768-6722. Congregation Ohev Shalom (C), 5015 Goddard Ave Orlando, 407-298- ~650; Shabbat service, 8:15 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m.; Junior Cong, 10:15 a.m. Congregation Shalom Aleichem (R), 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd Kissimmee, 407-935-0064; Shabbat service, 8 p.m Ist and 3rd Fridays of the month. Congregation Shalom, Williamsburg (R), P.O. Box 691081, Orlando, 32869: Friday night services once a month at 7:30 p.m. at the Rosen Centre, 0840 International Drive, Orlando. 407-238-7943. Congregation Sinai (C), Jenkins Auditorium, West Montrose St Clermont: Services on last Friday of the month at 8 p.m. 352-243-4890. Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation/Ohalei Rivka (C), 11200 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd Orlando, 407-239-5444; Shabbat service, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Temple Beth El (R), 579 N. Nova Rd Ormond Beach, 386-677-2484. Temple Beth Shalom (R), P.O. Box 0313, Winter Haven, 813-324-2882. Temple Beth Shalom (C), 40 Wellington Drive, Palm Coast, 386-445-3006; Shabbat service, 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. Temple Beth Sholom (C), 5995 N. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, 321-254-6333. Temple B'nai Darom (R), 49 Banyan Course, Ocala, 352-624-0380; Friday Services 8 p.m. Temple Israel (C), 407-647,3055; Shabbat service; 6:15 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Temple Israel (R), 7350 Lake Andrew Drive, Melbourne, 321-631-9494. Temple Israel (C), 1400 S. Peninsula Ave Daytona Beach, 904-252-3097; Shabbat service, 8 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. Temple Israel (C), 1001 E. New York Ave DeLand, 386-736-1646; Shabbat service, 7:30 p.m. Temple Shalom of Deltona (R/C), 1785 Elkcam Blvd Deltona, 904-789. 2202; Shabbat service, l0 a.m. Saturday. 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