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PAGE 8 HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH APRIL 30, : The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Cen- ter of Central Florida, 851 North Maitland Avenue, Maitland, will screen "The Grey Zone," its final sched- uled film for this season, on Monday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m. There is no admission charge. "The Grey Zone" tells the story of one 14-year-old girl, a prisoner in Auschwitz, who becomes the central concern film series in future pages of made possible by the Jewish of a group of men planning a the "Heritage." FederationofGreaterOrlando, revolt in Auschwitz. In a story The Center looks forward to the Florida Humanities Coun- of true heroism, they realize an exciting 2004-2005 Film cil, and Darden Restaurants. theymustsaveheratanycost. Series. Each film will be fol- This project is also funded Plans are under way for the lowed by a reception and the in part by United Arts of Cen- 2004-2005 Annual Film Se- opportunity to discuss the tral Florida, Inc State of ries. The Holocaust Memorial film. For more information, Florida, Department of State, Center researches extensively call 407-628-0555. Division of Cultural Mfairs, in order to bring outstanding The Holocaust Memorial Florida Arts Council and the films to Central Florida. Look Resource and Education National Endowment for the for information on the new Center's AnnualFilmSeriesis Arts. Each spring, Jewish Women International, www.jewishwomen.org, a century-old women's orga- nization, sends Mother's Day bouquets to more than 150 battered women's shelters across the country as part of the organization's commit- ment to make a difference in the lives of battered women through both small gestures of support and the substan- tive projects on domestic abuse for which JWI is also well known. A donation of $20 or more helps JWI deliver flowers to the women' shelters and also supports JWI's Women's Eco- nomic Security Fund, which underwrites a variety of pro- grams that expand resources, education and training for at-risk women and girls. More information on the Fund can be found on the Internet at http:// www.j ewishwomen.org/pro- grams/wesf.htm. As a thank you, for each $20.00 contribution, JWI will send a tribute card to the donor's designated honoree on Mother's Day, letting her know that a charitable con- tribution has been made in her honor. JWI says, "Join us in help- ing women of all ages and ethnicities by participating in the Mother's Day Flower Project this year and give a truly meaningful Mother's Day gift to the special women in your life." Secure donations may be made online at www.jewishwomen.org or by calling 1-800-343-2823. JWI should receive dona- tions by May 3 so that they can mail Mother's Day cards to donors' honorees on time. The mission statement of JWI reads as follows: "Jewish Women Interna- tional, founded in 1897 as B'nai B'rith women, honors the concept of tikkun olam-- repairing the world-through education, advocacy and ac- tion. "Guided by a vision of a safe world for women and children, each of our anti- violence initiatives promotes the highest form oftzedakah by helping women and chil- dren become independent and help themselves. "Looking forward, we see a new generation of women exploring their spirituality and invigorating our moth- ers' and grandmothers' or- ganizational legacy with fresh ambition." Got soup? Jewish Pavilion Outreach has plenty! Giving of yourself becomes even more meaningful when it's a family affair. The Ludin family members are regular volunteers with The Jewish Pavilion Outreach Program. Shown here (i to r), Evan, Aaron and Nancy Ludin serve traditional matzah bali soup to residents of The Palms at Maitland at one of the regularly scheduled Shabbat dinners sponsored by TJP. If you are looking for a family activity that brings sunshine into the lives of others, call Arlene van de Rijn, TJP Outreach Coordina- tor, at 407-422-6066. Get Connected South: a price above rubies Get Connected South, sponsored by the Jewish Fed- eration, brought together fifteen women for socializing and learning. The topic, "Jewish Women, Gems and Jewelrg," was presented by Gay Harrison of "Queen B'dn and Candace Chemtob of "Jadis.~ Both women displayed their homemade jewelrg, as did artisan Yaei Miller. At all Get Connected South luncheons, a collection is taken for the JCC South Preschool. Participants at this most recent event donated art supplies for craft projects. Get Connected luncheon co-chairs SANDI FRANKEL (1) and MICHELE FISCHER. Karen Klaus and Lawrence Kolin Dr. Irving and Mrs. Shelley Kolin of Winter Park are pleased to announce the engagement of their son, Lawreoce, to Karen Klaus of Atlanta, Ga daughter of Dr. Richard and Mrs. Barbara Klaus of Atlanta. The couple originally met as teenagers while studying at Tufts University during a summer program in Boston. They were unexpectedly reunited during a summer camp at Camp Barney Medintz in Georgia, which both had first attended as student campers. The bride-elect is a former Emmy Award-winning CNN producer who left to go into corporate event planning and marketing. She is a graduate of Washington University in St. Louis, Mo. The groom-elect is a graduate of Trinity College in Hartford, Conn. and earned his law degree from the University of Miami. He practices complex civil litigation in state and federal court. For his pro bono efforts, he was recently awarded'the Florida Bar Young Lawyers Division Legal Aid Public Service Award. An autumn wedding is planned in Atlanta, after which the couple will reside in Orlando. ifh'am 6oan J 3roome William Evan Broome, son of Larry and Elaine Broome of Winter ~ Springs, will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Saturday, May 8, at Temple Shir Shalom in Oviedo. Following the ser- vice, the reception will be held at the Tuskawilla Country Club. William is in the sev- enth grade at Indian Trails ~ "~ ~ Middle School, where he is an active member of the Junior ROTC and has achieved the rank of First LieU" tenant. He has participated in a variety of holidaY, Veterans' Day, and Memorial Day parades in the Or- lando area over the last two years. He is a member 0[ the "Rifle Team" and has participated as part of the color guard for the Orlando Magic. William's mitzvah project was "dividendin Elementary School: he tutored second grade and reading. He plans to continue this next year. As an active member of the Temple Shir Shalom Youth Group, he appreciates the friends he has made there and in the Religious School over the past few years. Sharing in the family's simcha will be William'S great-uncle and great-aunt, Robert and Marion Pakula from San Diego, Calif.; uncle, aunt and cousin, Frank Jill, and Rachel DeRose of Sharon, Mass.; uncle aunt, Jeff and Linda Kulow of Struthers, Ohio; an uncle, aunt and cousins, Greg, Karen, Monica Scott Kuiow of North Ridgeville, Ohio. Zakary Jordan Goldb~rg, son of Allan and Diane Goldberg of Maitland, will be called to the Torah as a bar mitzvah on Saturday, May 8, at Congregation Ohev Sha- lom in Orlando. Zakary is in the seventh grade at the Hebrew Day School's Selznick Middle School, where he is on the high honors list. He was nominated for the 2004 National Junior Leaders Conference of the Lead America Foundation. He is als0 a participant in the Duke University Talent Identifica" tion Program. This year "Zak" took part in the Central Florida Middle School Math Counts Program. His hobbies include golf, basketball, and working on the computer, and he also loves to read. Sharing in the family's simcha will be Zak's mother, Loretta Goldberg of Pembroke Pines, grandmother Luz Miraya of Miami, Fla.; uncle aunt Ron and Debra Goidberg and cousins, Blake, Aaron and Craig of Sarasota, Fla.; uncle and and Amy Goldberg and cousins William, Jake, Allyson of Orlando, Fla.; uncle and aunt Steve and LuCY Hage and cousins Kelly, Steven, and Diane of( Fla.; uncle and aunt Saulo and Marnie Miraya cousin Jacob of Atlanta, Ga.; and great-uncles great-aunts, cousins and friends from New Jersey, NeVJ York, Illinois, Ohio, South Florida and Orlando. J2fqy e Jq'(ari A 7 ic[;er Blayze Mariah Teicher, daughter of. Nyles and Katharine Teicher of Longwood, will be called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah on Saturday, May 8, at Temple Israel in Longwood. Blayze is in the seventh grade gifted program at Greenwood Lakes Middle School. She was an aca- demic scholar for all se- mesters. She is a member of the broadcast team, Od- yssey of the Mind, Cultural Club, Knowledge and chorus. She is also a P.E. assistant. Her hobbies include playing guitar, nal music and lyrics, theatre productions, singing, golf, and web design. Sharing in the family's simcha will be ters, Alexis and Ashleigh; grandmother, and friends and relatives from Florida, New York Michigan.