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PAGE 2A HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, APRIL 6, 2018 call for tickets to the Club's of The Jewish Pavilion ! S ! i,d Carina Gerscovich Come join members of the Citrus Club as they honor The Jewish Pavilion at the April 16 "United For a Purpose" event. Hosted by the Club's Leadership Alliance and held in the Club's scenic downtown location, at- tendees to this exciting happy hour have the opportunity to enjoy fabulous food, beautiful sunset views and enhanced networking opportunities, all while learning more about the important community work of The Jewish Pavilion. This is the second year in a row the Club is hosting The Jewish Pavilion. Typically, a nonprofit is not invited to return in back-to-back years. But because last year's event resulted in the highest at- tendance "United For a Pur- pose" event of the year (200 compared to the next closest attendance of 110), the Club extended a repeat invitation. 100 percent of proceeds from the evening's event will be Temple Israel, a progres- was made possible thanks to sive Conservative synagogue, a collaboration with Temple prides itself on its lay leader- Shir Shalom and the Jew- shipduringservicesandTorah ish Federation of Greater readings. This egalitarian Orlando. This experience model ensures that congre- whetted the members' ap- gantswillexperienceservices petite for more singing and led by people who are just like engagement. Creating that them on most occasions. This engagementwith the congre- has proven very popular and gation is a unique skill and a powerful spiritual model Temple Israel is looking for a which is becoming more unique person to help bring common aroundthecountry, it to us on a regular basis. Although Jewish cantorial Therefore, Temple Israel is professionals have amazing seeking to hire an experi- skills, the bimah should be enced, personable service a place where all can lead. leader who can lead our On the other hand, Temple Is- services once amonth. Canto- rael recently had a wonderful rial training is preferred but weekend with the renowned lay leaders who have a deep vocalartistSam Glaser, which understanding of the service given to The Jewish Pavilion. A big credit for last year's success belongs to Jewish Pa- vilion board member Carina Gerscovich. While serving as both avolunteer last year with The Jewish Pavilion and also a member of the Club's Lead- ership Alliance, Gerscovich worked with both groups to facilitate the inaugural event. Because last year's event was so successful, The Jewish Pavilion will be honoring Ger- scovich at the organization's 2018 Elayne Burke Wershil Fashion Show. The Citrus Club is located at 255 South Orange Ave Suite 1800; and the event will be held Monday, April 16 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Ticket prices liturgy and a strong ability to connect with a congregation are welcome to apply. We are looking for someone with a pleasingvoicewhowill encour- age congregational participa- tion and enhance the tefillah of the community rather than perform for it. He/she needs be conversant in both traditional and contempo- rary melodies. Torah reading will continue to be handled by volunteers and the rabbi. If you're interested, please submit a resume and voice sample recording to Rabbi JoshuaNeely. (rabbi@tiflorida. org). Temple Israel is located at 50 S. Moss Road in Winter Springs, 32708.407-647-3055. startat$10forClubmembers, this fun evening, visithttps:// residents since 2001. You $15 for non-members andjpav.ticketspice.com/2018- can personally make a differ- $20 at the door. The price of cocktails-for-a-cause, ence. Become a fan at Face- admission provides attendees The Jewish Pavilion hasbook.com/jewishpavilion. with food and one drink. To been bringing community to Make adonationorlearn more purchase your tickets for the doorsteps of elder-care byvisitingJewishPavilion.org. !x M u s! c 1, A li (} t! +1 C tt l M BOOK AN D ILYRICS BY DAVI I) RtJSlTt Congregation Ohev Shalom Youth Players present "Feath- ers in the Wind," April 15 and 18 atthe synagogue."Feathers in the Wind" is a come@ and musical based on the whimsi- cal characters of the Wise Men Of Chelm. The story takes the audience on a journey to try and understand what God's plan is for the people of Chelm. Through a series of mishaps and poor decisions they finally realize what they need to do. The performance promises to leave the audience laughing and smiling. The cast includes COS 4th-12th graders, in no par- ticular order: Jacob Slavkin, Jonah Podberesky, Mason Gold, Liam McNarny, Tobias Krause, Stephanie Krause, Jared Weiss, Mitchell Spec- tor, Zachary Asarnow, Han- nah Schenkel, Sara Schen- kel, Hannah Bloom, Sadie Waldbaum, Arden Wallman, Zoe Myers-Bochner, Emma Gotlib, Marni Stein, Melissa Geller, Abigail Siegel, Sarah Gross, July Crawford, Abi Ko- lin, Dena Kolin, Livia Smith. Addison Siegel, Lisi Zimmon and Maya Silver. Cantor Allan Robuck is the musical director andAmy Ge- boff is the director/producer. Show times are Sun- day, April 15, 1:30 p.m. and Wednesday, April 18, 6:45 p.m. Pizza and salad will be sold prior to both shows. Sponsor- ships and placement of ads in the playbill are available. Tickets and meals can be purchased ahead of time at http://www.ohevshalom.org/ event/youthplay. Congregation Ohev Shalom 1251 Lee Road, Winter Park. Men's Club is celebrating the Enjoy some post-tax season post-tax deadline recess on relief--a beer and good con- Tuesday, Apri117atMiller'sAle versation with friends from HouseinWinterParkVillage, 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. For more information, contact Michael Asher at 407-401-3522. Please RSVP to Asher at michaeldasher3@ gmail.com. Make this a race to remem- which includes entry into the Wednesday: noon-8 p.m.; berandwinoneofthetopmale race, arace t-shirt, andpost- Thursday: noon--8 p.m.; or female awards in your age race bagels, bananas and pool Friday: noon--5:30 p.m.; bracket, party. Register at www.or- Saturday: 10 a.m.--4 p.m.; The 34th Annual 5K Roadlandojcc.org/calendar/5k and Sunday (race day): 7 a.m. Race starts at 8 a.m Sunday, Registrations after 6 p.m All proceeds will benefit April 29, at The Roth Family April 24 will be $35. the JCC's Marvin & Bon- JCC in Maitland and finishes Race packets will be avail- nie Friedman Scholarship at I p.m. at the JCC. able at the JCC beginning Fund and JCC programs and The cost to enter is $25, Wednesday, April 25: services. Who says Federation events are serious? That's Federation's leadership--(back row) Rhonda Forest, Ed Bromberg, Geanne Share, Jeannie Leavitt, Michael Soll and Ming Marx; (front row), Danielle Kris and Brad Jacobs--cutting loose at Choices 2018; and a group of the women attending Choices just having fun. See the story about Choice 2018 on page 8A.