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PAGE 6A Making sense of the census The Jewish Genealogical Society of Greater Orlando will present a mini workshop on census records, immi- gration records and vital records at 2 p.m. March 24 at Congregation of Reform Judaism. The workshop will discuss these three records on sources and strategies es- sential for genealogy research. It will give the beginners and those people that are not as familiar with these records a chance to brush up or expand their skills. The synagogue is at 928 Malone Drive. Orlando. For more information contact Jerold at 407-333-2257 or Doris at 407-323-9728. You Be the Judge HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MARCH 13, 2009 MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Call synagogue to confirm time.) Chabad of South Orlando---Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. 40%354-3660. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael--Monday - Friday, 7 a.m.; Sunday, 8 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 Hebrew Day School--Monday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. FRIDAY, MARCH 13 Ahavas Yisrael--Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown. Share the Care--A respite care group meets in the senior lounge of the Jewish Community Center Maitland campus Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include sharing Shabbat with JCC preschoolers in the morning and a program with Jewish content provided by the Jewish Pavilion in the afternoon. Info: Mary Ellen Grant. executive director of Share the Care, at 407- 423-5311 or e-mail her at megrant@helpforcaregivers.org. SATURDAY, MARCH 14 Jewish Adult Singjes (60+)--Dinner at Straub's on Hwy. 436. RSVP: Lillian. 407-880-7049. Amira's Kosher Restaurant--Salsa night from 7-11 p.m. at the restaurant. 1349 E. Altamonte Drive (Hwy. 436). D J. dancing, beer, wine. full meriu. No cover.Reservations necessary. Info: 407-831-0999. Orlando's newest Jewish Learning Institute course, "You Be the Judge," is in session. The last session of You Be the Judge is scheduled for Tuesday, March 17 at 7 p.m. at Chabad of South Orlando. 7504 Universal Blvd. The Jewish Learning Institute is being attended by many local residents and lawyers, both of which are testing their trained and untrained legal minds against the judicial decisions of the past. Each class puts people in the role of prosecu- tor and defender and asks oth- ers to be the judge. Decisions are compared with Jewish Tal- mudic law. For more informa- tion. visit: www.myJLI.com or contact Chabad of South Orlando at 407-354-3660 or office@JewishOrlando.com. f"l'm lost I"It's without it!" 1 (,inexcusable!" 1 ! \\; "My week is not it!"l complete without f \\; ['"How in the world am I supposed to 1 [.know what's going on?" ////-------J These are some of the comments we receive from readers /,/ when they miss an issue of Heritage Florida Jewish News. 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Info: 407-678-9363. Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando---Purim Disco at the Circa Lounge in Winter Park from 1-4 p.m. Dancing, costume contests, free appetizers and a cash bar. Suitable for families with children ages 7 and under. Cost: $25 per family. Register at the JCC's Registration Desk or at www.orlandojcc.org. Info: Julie Varkonyi, 407-645-5933. ext. 238 or Juliev@ orlandojcc.org. WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18 Hadassah of Williamsburg--Dessert Card Party at 1 p.m. at Lake Ridge Clubhouse in Williamsburg. Games will include canasta, mah jongg, scrabble and poker. Cost: $10. Door prizes and refreshments. Info: Paula. 407-238-0102: Joan. 407-239-0975; Sylvia, 407-370- 4812. Jewish Family Services--Free Interview Skills Workshop. Three HRprofessionals to give tips on being confident, dressing the part. saying the right words, building a resume and leaving a lasting impression at JFS. 2100 Lee Road. Winter Park, from 6-8 p.m. Space is limited. RSVP by March 16. Info: Laura Victoria. 407-644-7593, ext. 237 or laura.victoria@jfsorlando.org. FRIDAY. MARCH 20 Share the Care--A respite care group meets in the senior lounge of the Jewish Community Center Maitland campus Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Activities include sharing Shabbat with JCC preschoolers in the morning and a program with Jewish content provided by the Jewish Pavilion in the afternoon. Info: Mary Ellen Grant, executive director of Share the Care, at 407- 423-5311 or e-mail her at megrant@helpforcaregivers.org. Ahavas YisraelKabbalat. 30 minutes before sundown. Congregation Beth Shalom of Deltona---Shabbat Across America special service and dinner, 6:30 p.m. at Our Lady of Lakes Social Hall, 1310 Maximillian St., Deltona. Tens of thousands of Jews at hundreds of synagogues across North America will celebrate Shabbat together with an interactive prayer service, Shabbat dinner, song, ritual and discussion. Info: Gale Barr, 386- 789-0999 or Rabbi Winston Weilheimer, 386-804-8283. SATURDAY, MARCH 21 Jewish Adult Singles (60+) Dinner at Carrabba's On Hwy. 434. RSVP: Helen, 407-862-1722. SUNDAY, MARCH 22 Congregation Beth Am---Sunday Connection, a free communitywide lecture series. The first of the series is called What's  Nice, Jewish Boy Doing in a Job Like This. Guest speaker: Steven Leibowitz, a veteran of [he Miami-Dade Police Department. Event begins at 10 a.m. in the sanctuary at the synagogue, 3899 Sand Lake Road, Longwood. A light nosh will be served. D0r Shalom Movie event for this baby boomer group: Romantic espionage thriller "Shining Through" starring Melanie Griffith and Michael Douglas, 3- 5:30 p.m. at the Maitland JCC. Cost: $6 per person, includes refreshments. Info and RSVP: Gale Milgrim, galemilgrim@ earthlink.net. Jews in China Professor Pan Guang, d by Dr. Moshe Pelli (right), UCF Judaic studies progra Studies Distinguished Leci an of the Center for Jewish Studies, Shanghai, is flanked irector of the UCF Judaic studies program, and Jeff Golub, n assistant. Guang spoke on Jews in China at the Judaic urers Series on Feb. 17.