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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, APRIL,12, 2013 00tginy eu t t)ie Loss of Independence program set for April 14 The Central Florida com- munity is invited to par- ticipate in the program, Aging and the Loss of Independence: Adult Children and Their Aging Parents to be held at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, April 14 at Congregation Ohev Shalom, 613 Concourse Parkway S., Maitland. The program is co-sponsored by Congrega- tion Ohev Shalom Men's Club, Jewish Famiiy Services of Greater Orlando and Kinneret Council on Aging. More than ever before, baby boomers are confronted with the care of their aging parents. The purpose of the program is to help adult children of aging parents by giving them the tools to best care for their parents. What care is avail- able in Central Florida, how to access that care, loss of inde- pendence, housing and how to have a conversation with your parents are some of the issues that will be discussed at the program. A panel discussion followed by a period of questions will be guided by JFS executive direc- tor Eric Geboff. Panelists in- clude: Randall Hunt, president and CEO, Senior Resource Alliance; Susan Weissmann, clinical director, Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando; and Leslie Collin, executive ad- ministrator, Kinneret Council on Aging. There is no charge for the program, however, donations to offset the cost of the pro- gram are welcome at the door. For more information con- tact Geboff at 407-644-7593. Illuminating 00:he biblical text By Rabbi Rachel Esserman The (Vestal, N.Y.) Reporter According to the dictionary, the word illuminate means "to enlighten someone intellectu- ally or spiritually." This can be done in a variety of ways. For example, Debra Band uses illustrations (which she calls illuminations) to offer com- mentary and insights into the biblical text. In her third book, "Arise! Arise! Deborah, Ruth and Hannah" (Honeybee in the Garden), Band focuses on three biblical stories featuring women as main characters. Although additional literary commentary is offered by Arnold J. Band, her father- in-law, a professor of Hebrew and comparative literature at UCLA, the real stars of the book are Band's illuminations, which are beautiful enough to stand on their own. Band chose to illuminate these three selections because they tell "stories of women who stood up at crucial mo- ments to take actions that not only preserved the nascent nation of Israel but also shaped its character." Although all take place during the same period of Israelite history, they are in different biblical books. The story of Deborah is found in the book of Judges and the tale of Hannah in I Samuel, both of which are in Nevi'im (Prophets). The story Ruth is in the Book of Ruth, which, in the Hebrew Bible, is placed in the final sectibn, Ketuvim (Writings). "Arise! Arise!" really tells l:he stories of five women: Ruth, Naomi, Hannah, Debo- rah and Jael. The accounts of three women--Ruth, Naomi and Hannah--focus on their domestic lives, specifically marriage and children. The remaining two women offer a more heroic mode: Deborah leads the israelites into battle, while Jael kills Sisera, the military leader of the Canaanites, after offering him refuge and hospitality. Band explores the different roles they played in her il- luminations. Band refers to her illumina- tions as visual midrash, seeing them as a continuation of the verbal commentary offered in rabbinical sources. Not only are the works filled with imagery drawn from the time period in which the stories oc- cur (the 11th or 12th centuries B.C.E.), they offer interpreta- tions of the text based on a variety of archeological and textural sources. Band's com- mentary explains the symbols used in her illuminations, but it's possible to enjoy the artwork by itself. My favorite illumination combine drawing and text (in Hebrew and English) together throughout the page; Some drawings appear without text while other sections focus on the story, but even these con- tain designs that highlight the meaning of the text. Readers may find themselves turn- ing pages to enjoy the book visually before focusing on the stories. Band has once again done an excellent job using visual arts to illuminate the emo- tions and events found in the biblical text. Her book would make an excellent bat mitzvah or wedding present, although its appeal is not limited to women. Anyone interested in the emerging field of visua4 midrash will want to explore "Arise! Arise![' OB -UARIES FLORENCE ALTCHILER Florence Altchiler of Miami died on Monday, April 1, 2013. She was 89 years old. A native of Brooklyn, N.Y., she was born on Dec. 20, 1)23, to the late Julius and Sarah Hummel Rapoport. She grew up-in New York attending local area schools. While in'the workforce, Mrs. Altchiler was a secretary for legal and accounting firms. In 1945, she married the late Sidney Salkin, to whom she was married for 28 years before he passed away in 1973. They raised three children and moved to the Orlando area from Bridgeport, Conn., in 1956. In 1977, she married Dr. Carl Altchiler. They were mar- ried until he passed away in 2004. Mrs. Altchiler remained in the College Park area of Orlando until she relocated Sudoku (see page 19 for solution A TIH A N z00mz I NIT E R m B EID T i A YIS M L I T H E E SIE E D T HIE N S to Miami in late 2012. Mrs. Altchiler is survived by her son, William Salkin of Rosindale, Mass.; her daugh- ter, Avis (Larry) Friedlard of Miami; two grandchildren; and. her sister, Joan Levine of Kansas City, Mo. A graveside funeral service was held on Friday, April 5, at Temple Israel Cemetery with Rabbi Arnold Siegel officiating. The family requests dona- tions in memory of Florence Altchiler to a charity of choice. Services entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. SHIRLEY MAKARON Shirley Makaron of Lake Mary, Fla.; died on Monday, April 1, 2013. She was 86 years old. A New York native, she was LI LI AI YI EJ RI Ol Cl TI born on Jan. 18, 1927, to the late Samuel and Bertha Baum Snyder. She married the late David Makaron in 1948 and they were married for nearly 48 years when he passed away in 1996. Mrs.Makaron moved to Boca Raton and ultimately relocated to Central Florida in 2008 to be closer to family. Mrs. Makaron is survived by her daughter, Laurie (John) Feenburg of Lake Mary; her son, Leslie (Jill) Makaron of Trumbull, Conn.; five grandchildren and one great-grandson. She was predeceased by her sisters, Anne Goldgeier and Esther Kessler. Graveside funeral services were held in Clifton, N.J., at King Solomon Cemetery on Wednesday, April 3, with Rabbi Colin Brodie of Con- gregation B'nai Torah of Trumbull officiating. The family requests contri- butions in memory of Shirley Makaron to the charity of choice. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. you could sove 28%" Cell 1-866-929-9071 to see how much you could sQve on car insurance, f .............. "^'ho lepo= ted :,3vi,3s by ..... h+rl(.} o   U IU I ImmmmP e ,T '. )l" )ne e w e 1,7"/ i ;t(,c; -I-/:(),;{7 2 7 4 14 9 1 2 9 67 , 35 89 6 89 3 1 4 3 1 4 8 5.. 2 @ StatcPoint Media Fill in the blank squares in the grid, making sure that every row, column and 3-by-3 box includes all digits 1 through 9. PAGE 7A Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory Orlando Weekday Morning Minyan (Conservative/Egalitariani, 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 www.JewishCelebration.org; 407-566-9792. Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando (0), 39 Skyline Drive, Suite 1017, Lake Mary, 407-878-3011, www.jewishorlando.com; services: second Friday of each month at 7:30 p.m.; every Saturday at 10 a.m. Chabad of South Orlando (O), 7504 Universal Blvd., Orlando, 407-354-3660; www.jewishorlando.com; Shab[at 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 A1A, Satellite Beach, 321-777-2770. Congregation Ahavas Yisrael/Chabad (O), 708 Lake Howell Rd., Maitland, 407-644-2500; www.chabadorlando.org; 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; www.betchaim.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; 2nd Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m. at Savannah Court in Maitland. Congregation Beth Am (C), 3899 Sand Lake Road, Longwood, 407-862-3505; www.congbetham.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth El (C), 2185 MeadowlaneAve.,WestMelbourne, 321-779-0740; Shabbat services, 1st & 3rd Friday, 8 p.m.; 2nd & 4th Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth Emeth (R), 2205 Blue Sapphire Circle, Orlando, 407-855-0772; Shabbat service: monthly, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel (Rec), Collins.Resource Center, Suite 303, 9401S.R. 200,Ocala, 352-237-8277;bethisraelocala.org; Shabbat service, secon.d Friday of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Sholom (R-C), 315 North 13th St., Leesburg, 352-326-3692; www.bethsholomflorida.org; 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; www.mybnaitorah.com; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation Chabad Lubavitch of Greater Daytona (O), 1079 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, 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; www.crjorlando.org: 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 Ov Shalom (C), 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland, 407-298-4650; www.ohevshalom.org; 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@ hotmail.com; 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; www.shaiomaleicliem.com; Shabbat service, 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Sinai (C/R), 303 N. S.R. 27, Minneola; 352-243- 5353; congregationsinai@cfl.rr.com; services: every Friday, 7:30 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. Nova Rd., Ormond Beach, 386-67,7-2484. 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. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, 321-254-6333; www.mytbs.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 5:50 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Minyan, Tuesday, 7:30 p.m.; Thursday, 10:00 a.m. Temple Beth Shalom (R), 110} N.E. 8th Ave., Ocala, 352 - 629 -3587; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m.; Torah study: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Temple B'nai Darom (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; www.tiflorida.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday 9:00 a.m. Temple Israel (R), 7350 Lake Andrew Drive, Melbourne, 321- 631-9494. Temple Israel (C), 1400 S. Peninsula Ave., Daytona Beach, 386- 252-3097; Shabbat service, 8 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. Temple Israel of DeLand (R), 1001 E. New York Ave., DeLand, 386-736-1646; Friday Shabbat service, 7 p.m. -Temple Shalom (formerly New Jewish Congregation) (R), 13563 Country Road 101, Oxford, 352-748-1800; www.newjewishcongrega- tion.org; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; last Saturday of the month, 9:30 a.m. Temple Shalbm 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.templeshirshalom.org; Shabbat services: three Fridays each month, 7:30 p.m. Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora (T) Mount Dora, 352- 735-4774;, www.tcomd.org; services: second and fourth Fridays and Saturday of the month. (R) Reform(C) Conservative (O) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist