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PAGE 6A MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Call synagogue to confirm time.) Chabad of South Orlando--Monday and Thursday, 8 a.m. 407-354-3660. 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. Congregziffon Ohev Shalom--Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-298-4650. GOBOR Community Minyan at Jewish Academy of OrlandoMonday - Friday, 7:45 a.m. - 8:30 a.m. Temple Israel--Sunday, 9 a.m., 407-647-3055. FRIDAY, APRIL 26 Ahavas Yisrael--Kabbalai, 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 email her at megrant@helpforcaregivers.org. SUNDAY, APRIL 28 Lag B'Omer Jewish Family Services of Greater Orlando--A Fine Art Fiesta, 6 p.m. at Orlando Museum of Art. The 35th anniversary of JFS will honor Barbara and Paul Grossman. Desserts, hors d'oeuvres and wine. Proceeds benefit JFS' Pearlman Food Pantry. Info: 407-644-7593. f"My week is not can't liv--00 I00complete w)hout ii!"l These'are some of the comments we receive from readers when they miss an issue of Heritage Florida Jewish News. What are you missing out on?... Subscribe today! mill I l ll'll Illl Illl I l l llllll YES ! I want to be informed. Start my subscription at once. 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Info: 321-727-3832: FRIDAY, MAY 3 Ahavas Yisraei--Kabbalat. 30 minutes before sundown. Share the Care--A respite care group meets in the senior lounge of the JewishCommunity . 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 providedby the Jewish Pavilion in the afternoon. Info: Mary Ellen Grant, executive.director of Share the Care, at 407-423-5311 or email her at megrant@helpforcaregivers.org. SUNDAY, MAY 5 Congregation Beth Am--The Sunday Connection presents "Laughter in the Wings--Great Jewish Celebrities ' at.9:30 p.m. Facilitator: Arnold N. Bremen, an author, retired impresario and arts administrator. The show is free and open to the community. Coffee and a nosh )rill be provided. For more information: 407-862-3505. 60-year-o ll Napa synano00iue to get new digs By Steven Friedman, j. the Jewish News Weekly of Northern California In less than three weeks, the gutting will begin. After 58 years of use, the building that houses Con- gregation Beth Shalom in Napa will be getting a major face-lift. The synagogue will be gut- ted, renovated, expanded and modernized. The size of the sanctuary will be increased by 1,500 square feet, a second level will be added to one building and a new confer- ence room will be built. In all, more than 5,700 square feet will be added. Beth Shalom held its final Shabbat service in its old building on April 12, and now will spend the next 12 months "wandering like the Israelites in the desert," Rabbi Lee Bycel said. The new synagogue is scheduled to be ready in April 2014. Until then, the 180-fam- ily congregation will alternate worship and classes among a nearby church, school, women's club building and Congregation B'nai Israel in Vallejo. "We are taking down our synagogue by choice as we are- growing and thriving," said Ellyn Elson, board president of the congregation, which has 240 members. "The old building was falling apart. The roof was leaking and the building was not ADA [Americans with Disabilities Act] compliant." After forming in 1953, Beth Shalom landed its first and only home two years later, buying the city's Chamber of Commerce building for $1. The building, which dates to 1906, was moved through the streets of Napa to its present site, about five blocks from downtown Napa, and the last renovation was in 1962. "It's been our home and the center of Jewish life in Napa for nearly 60 years," Bycel said. The current project will cost approximately $2.25 mil- lion, Elson said, and is being made possible by donations left by original members of the synagogue. In addition to a new sanctu- ary, Beth Shalom will erect a Jewish Center of Learning and a conference center, at a cost of an additional $2.5 million to be raised through a major capital campaign, Elson said. The architect, David Finn, is the same one who de- signed Congregation Netivot Shalom's home in Berkeley. He also did renovations on Berkeley's Greek Theatre and San Francisco's St. Boniface Church. Elson said Beth Shalom's new building will make-use of the original building's 100-year-old trusses, which ended up hidden behind an acoustical ceiling after the last remodel. "We are also going to reuse the Aron Hakodesh [holy ark] and inlay it with Jerusalem stone," Elson added. "There will be hardwood floors, a hall for weddings and other receptions." The learning center, which will be completed six months after the sanctuary, will house the congregation's administrative offices, reli- gious school and aemodeled children's play area, Elson explained. Elson said the new building finally will give Beth Shalom some modern features. "There will be a new roof, ADA-compliant bathrooms, a 21st-century sound system and fiat-screen TVs to replace bulletin boards," she said. "And the [bronze] memorial plaques will [be replaced with] slate, which is more sustain- able." On Friday, April 19, Beth Shalom will hold its first Shabbat-service away from its old building, a block away at Napa Valley Lutheran Church. Not only are clergy there welcoming the Jewish worshippers with open arms, but they also insisted on host- ing the oneg, the reception following the service. For Bycel, former dean of Hebrew Union College-Jew- ish Institute of Religion in Los Angeles, the new building represents a tipping point for the Jewish community of Napa. "We need a new building and it's exciting for the entire community of Napa," he said. "But what I'm really excited about is [the Beth Shalom community] shaping the vi- 26-foot-high ceiling above the bimah, and an outdoor patio area outside the social sion of what it means to be a relevant and vibrant congre- gation in the 21st century." Across 1. It aired "Boston Legal" with William Shatner 6. Brazilian berry 10. Word for Abby 14. Abram's wife 15. Apparel 16. Beverly Sills, for example 17. is a curved line 18. Gravel-voiced-actor Harvey 20. Mug material 22. Authoritative order 23. Sen. Bernie Sanders, e.g. 24. West Bank, e.g. 26. "Little Shop of Horrors" nebbish 28. Rabbi who built the Torah community of Lakewood, New Jersey 32. Title for 28-Across 33. Blathers 34. Historian Tom CElvis in Jerusalem") 38. Happily-after link 40. Union branch 43. R. Crumb's " Steinberger, the Jewish Cowgirl" 44. Comedian Silverman " 46. "Sometimes you feel like __ .-. 48. Bleat 49. Announcer portrayed on "Saturday Night Live" by Billy Crystal 53. Hillel alternative 56. Political activist Dayan 57. Amazon zapper 58. Moose cousins 60. Reefs 64 .... Post (former name of the Jerusalem Post) 67. Baby bird 68. "Must ?" ("Are we in a hurry?") 69. Work for JTA, perhaps 70. What Moses demanded Pharaoh do to his people 71. "Raiders of the Lost Ark" hazard 72. "Call it Sleep" author Henry 73. Dangle limply Down 1. "Chop-chop" 2. Hatred is the ADL's 3. Avian food holder 4. Dentist's concern 5. King's deputy 6. Booze, butts, and bullets bureau 7. Salon job 8. Practitioner of senior- discrimination 9. Country where KISS's Gene Simmons was born 10. Banned agrochemical 11. "Old MacDonald Had a Farm" refrain 12. Avraham ___ (Our father Abraham) 13. Army leave, briefly 19. Eye sores, really 21. Kidney-related 25. One of Israel's oldest cities 27. 1960's TV horse 28. Foe for Xena 29. " Nagila" (Jewish folk song) 30. Affirm with cer,tainty 31. Commerce and Labor Secretary Straus (first Jew in a U.S. Cabinet) 35. "Kotter" comic Kaplan 36. How many olim get to Israel 37. Calf raised for its meat 39. Chicago Mayor Emanuel 41. Comic actor Kaufman 42. Actor Matt ("Little Britain") 45. Quarters 47. Rock climber's need 50. Historian Ehriich ("Zion in the Valley: The Jewish Community of St. Louis") 51. Japanese martial art 52. Like a runner-up, often 53. Tone of many old photos 54. Is within earshot 55. "It's ___ to you!" 59. Agitated state 61. Lola in "Damn Yankees," e.g. 62. Block brand 63. " ! Or My Morn Will Shoot" (Estelle Getty film) 65. "The Nanny'i has three of them 66. Operation Moses country (abbr.) ' 2 3 14 17 20 lll 28 29 30 32 38 44 lll 53 54 55 57 64 68 71 n m 6 7 15 18 |m 31 5I -I 59 i n m w m II 36 37 II 62 63. The Jerusalem Post Crossword Puzzle By David Benkof DavidBenkof@aol.com See answers in the May 3 issue of the Heritage.