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PAGE 8 HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS The Sabra Group of the Or- lando Chapter of Hadassah has been collecting travel-size toi- letries as part of their year- long Hadassah Mitzvah Day project to be donated to the Safe house of Seminole County. Delores Indek and Barbara Pines chaired this ongoing project. Donations can be brought to any Sabra meeting or to the Longwood Travel office, courtesy of Sharon Sisselsky. Hadassah's Mitzvah Day, linked to the Chanukah holi- day, provides members with one-day or yearlong opportu- nities to give something back to their communities, programs enable members to (Right) Sabra members ot Hadassah members through- perform the mitzvah of tikkun their Honukkoh party in De- out the United States work olam- repairing the world, eember with the collection withintheircommunitiesand The Sabra Group meets the from the first holf of the year incoalitionwithotherorgani- thirdTuesdayofeverymonthat thot wos donoted to the Safe zationstoofferhands-oncom- theJewishCommunityCenter's house the following week. munalservice.Hadassahunits Maitland Campus. Sabra wel- Sitting: DELORES INDEK, offer opportunities for their comes women of all ages. co-choir; RICKI members to make a difference For moreinformationabout WIESELTHIER, president; intheircommunitythrougha Sabra, please contact Ricki BARBARA PINES; co-- variety of programs, includ- Wieselthier, President at 407- choir. Middle Row: SHARYN ing community centers, hos- 339-0809orPresident@Sabra LAZAR ,PATTYPOI, LACK, pitals, schools, shelters, and or Sharon PAULA FISCHBACH, soup kitchens.Volunteers dis- Sisselsky, Sabra's VP of Mem- HELENE ROSS. Back Row: tributeclothestowomenwho bership at 407-865-6299 or JACKIE ARNDT, KAREN aregoingbacktowork, readto VPmembership@Sabra SHEFFLER, SHERI children in shelters and hos- Sabra also has a ROSENBERG, ILENE pitals, andcreateprogramsfor web site at www.Sabra SABULSKY, AND SUE the elderly. These Hadassah MAZLIN. pie I ,l Religious School present: 'Student: of the M "There is great excitement at Temple Israel Religious School," according to Educa- tion director, Hazzan Laurie Rimland-Bonn,"On Dec. 17the following students were hon- ored as 'Students of the Month." Sarah Camen (Pre-K), Mor- gan Simonds (Kindergarten), Arianna Skipper and Randy Seidler (Mechinah I), Jake Temple Israel ReligiousThey also take great pride in Sherwin, and education direc- small gift from the Fishman, AdamWebman, and School has established an im- teaching about being Jewish. tor, Hazzan Laurie Rimland- school to Seth Herwitz (Mechinah II), portant and meaningful pro- The teachers choose children Bonn participate in a special Adam EIlsweig and Madison gram to make its students feel who show great enthusiasm onceamonthceremonyknown Feldman (Aleph), Cailey Reese good about Jewish learning, and desire to achieve in their as "Student.of the Month." Road, Iongwood. If andAvielYashar (Bet), Sophia raiseself-esteem, andbeproud classrooms. Eachchildchosenreceivesa interested in an' Smith and Olivia Share of their accomplishments. Temple Israel recognizes certificate of recognition, has tional programs that (Gimel), Ronit Moyal (Dalet), Teachers at Temple Israel en- these students' efforts by hav- their picture taken and dis- Israel offers, call the Michael Reilly and Brandon couragetheirstudentstowork ing their parents, teachers, the played for the whole commu- school office Cohen (Hal). very hard towards Excellence. whole studentbody, RabbiRick nity to see and they receive a or 407-647-3055, ext. When the adult b'nai mitzvah class of Congregation Ohev Shalom was selecting a tikkun olam project, they hoped the- impact would ex- tend beyond just the 19 par- ticipants. That's why they joined other area synagogues supportingthe"SneakersThat children identified by Lake Of course, the need in the students for the rest of the be called to the Torah Fit" program. Weston Elementary School community is greater than year.Allsizesareneeded, how- mitzvah on February l The"Sneakers"projectpro- had a pair of brand newthese numbers and continues ever, there is a high demand Sneakers may be rides new shoes to children giftwrapped sneakers for the every day. The class members for girls size 3- 4 and 7- 7 1/2 off before the 13th selected from area Title I holidays. Community mere- would like to collect as many andboys 7- 7 1/2. gregation Ohev schools, hers have also generously pairs of new sneakers as pos- The 19 students will partici- brary, TheCOS b'nai mitzvah class "stepped" in to provide shoes sible so that these schools will pate in Shabbat services or~Fri- lando. For more made sure that each of the 63 for 20 additional children, be able to provide shoes to day, February 13 and they will call COS, "t' Wo 's Celebrate lOth anniversary The Brand~is University Women's Committee of Flagler/Volusia is celebrating their 1Oth anniversary on Jan. 30 at 11:30 a.m. at the Indigo Lakes Country Club, Williamson Road in Daytona Beach. Join in for an exciting program of reflection and reminiscence.Hearaboutthis vations, call Barbara 386- minium, 1224 S. Peninsula group's accomplishments in 615-1009. Dr Daytona. community service. Learn County and cuisinesListen to Tina Woodman, a about the programs, study program native Italian, give abrieftrav- groups, and interest groups AnewanClexcitingprogram elogue from the AIps to the sponsored by this chapter, is being offered by the Islands of Sicily and Sardinia Laugh and cry during a dra- BrandeisUniversityWomen's withastopinthecityofFerrara matic presentation of the past Committee ofFlagler/Volusia; to visit the ancient Castle of ten years, travel the world and dine on the noble Este family. Shewill The $20 donation includes the local food with the new also talk about the Italian a buffet brunch. For reser- Countries and Cuisines pro- lunchbeingservedatAlfredo's gram. It will be held on in Port Orange on Feb. 24. Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 2 p.m. For reservations call Tina at at the Pendleton Condo- 386-304-0032, donation is $3. gngagement Sheri Dawne Katz and Joseph Wayne Keshishian Sheri Dawne Katz and Joseph Wayne Keshishian have announced their engagement. The bride-to-be is the daughter of Susi Ross and Albert Katz of Orlando, Fla. The groom-to-be is the son of Anne and Jack Keshishian of Tucson, Ariz. Sheri is in the real estate market in Las Vegas, Nev. and Joseph is in guest services at the Ritz Carlton Resort at Lake Vegas, Nev. They will be married on June 5, 2004 at Maison & Jardin in Altamonte Springs. The couple will reside in Henderson, Nev. gngagement nnouncement Elizabeth Nord and Seth Hyman Terry and Bette Hyman of Maitland, Fla. and Samuel and Sybil Nord of Syracuse, N.Y. are extremely pleased to announce the engagement of their children Seth Hyman and Elizabeth Nord. Seth and Liz met while students at Boston University. They both received bachelors degrees in Communications. The couple now resides in San Francisco, Calif. Seth is employed at Howard Rim & Associates, Attor- neys at Law and Liz works as a freelance graphic designer while pursuing a career as a d~cumentary filmmaker. The couple will be married on May 30, 2004 in Syracuse. tzva Y3roo o y Ashley Brooke Levy, daughter of Stuart and Shula Levy of Lake Mary, will be called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah on Satur- day, January 24 at Congre- gation Ohev Shalom, Or- lando. Ashely is in the seventh grade at Greenwood Lakes Middle School where she is on the honor roll. Her hob- bies and interests include cross country track, snow skiing, water skiing, paint- ing and music. She is also a member For her bat mitzvah project, Ashley has teering at the Ronald McDonald House, serving the homeless shelter and visiting the sick. Sharing in the fami ly'ssimcha will be Ashle' David; grandparents Gittel and Jim Fish of Sunrise grandmother Florence Karlin of Boynton Beach, Fla. family and friends from Florida, Michigan, Israel. ff,w o g J Uo rr /s f Jacob Morris Nebel, son of Michael ,and Sandee Nebel of Winter Park, will participate in Shabbat ser- vices on Friday, January 23 and will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on the Shabbat of January 24 at Temple Israel, Longwood. Jake is in the seventh grade at Trinity Prepara- tory School. His hobbies and interests include play- ing the drums, tennis, and listening to rock and roll. He has been invited to pate in the Duke University Talent Identification gram. Sharing inthe family's simcha will be Sam and sister, Alex; Beach, Fla. and Allan Steinman of Ion family and friends from California, Illinois, Minnesota, Ohio, New Jersey, and New York.