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mllm n , : ' _- ,II i _ JiilllLlllll]IBBn 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. 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, MAY 8 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 SATURDAY, MAY 9 Jewish Adult Singles---Straub's Seafood, 512 E. Altamonte Drive, Altamonte Springs. RSVP: Flo, 407-859-5982. "My week is not 1 I''I can't live 1 complete without it!" [without itl"J f \\; 'HOw in the world am I supposed to 1 ow 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. l What are you missing out on?... Subscribe today! HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MAY 8, 2009 MONDAY. MAY 11 - Congregation Ohev Shalom--Fourth of 4 daytime adult education "Mondays at 1" series: The Straight Dope on Israel: (Re-lBirth of a Nation. taught by Rabbi David Kay at the syn- agogue at 1 p.m. Free to the public. Info: Susan Sparrow. 407-298-4650 or clergyasst@ Jewish Family Services--Workshop that defines differences between abusive and healthy relationships from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at JFS. 2100 Lee Road. Winter Park. Facilitator: Susan Weissmann. MSSW. LCSW. Cost: $20. Info: Marni S. Chepenik, 407-644-7593, ext. 227 or e-mail marni.chepenik@j Israeli Folk Dancing--7-7:30 p.m. beginners, 7:30-8:15 p.m. instruction. 8:15-10 p.m. requests. Cost: $4.50 JCC members. $5 nonmembers. Info: 407-645-5933. TUESDAY. MAY 12 The Jewish Community Center of Chabad of the Space & Treasure Coasts--Lag B'Omer celebration at 6 p.m. on the beach at Pelican Park, 1495 Highay AIA. Satellite Beach. Jewish Learning Institute Chabad of South Orlando's second in a six-part series. The Stories of Your Life, 7 p.m. at Chabad Center, 7504 Universal Blvd., Orlando. Info: 407-354-3600. THURSDAY. MAY 14 Alzheimer's Caregiver Support Group--With VisitingAngels of Orlando/Winter Park and Alzheimer's Association: Legal advice, respite care, financial and insurance information. Medicaid assistance, placement issues, feelings of guilt and anger, veteran benefits, clinical studies, companionship and comfort at 1 p.m. at mini-sanctuary of Congregation of Reform Judaism, 928 Malone Drive. Orlando. Info: Ron St. John. Visiting Angels, 407-236-9997: Beverly Engel, Alzheimer's Association, 407-228-4299. FRIDAY, MAY 15 Ahavas YisraeKabbalat. 30 minutes before sundown. Share the CareA 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 SATURDAY, MAY 16 Jewish Adult Singles Olive Garden, 665 N. Orlando Ave. (highways 17-92. across from Winter Park Village, Winter Park). RSVP: Helen, 407-862-1722. SUNDAY. MAY 17 Jewish Pavilion--Dinner honoring Rita Peisner Bornstein for her years of community service at the Millennia Fine Art Gallery, Maitland, at 5 p.m. Info: Nancy Ludin at 407-678-9363 or nancyludin@j Jewish Community Center of Greater Orlando---Neighborhood Block Party, 1:30-4 p.m. at Bill Frederick Park at Turkey Lake on South Hiawassee Road. Meet your neighbors in southwest Orlando and learn about the JCC's new Jack and Lee Rosen campus opening in Auguston Apopka-Vineland Road. Food, activities, performances and demonstrations all free; parking $4. Info: Bonnie Rayman, 407-239-7411; e-mail:; URL: www. Temple Beth Shalom Men's Club---annual spaghetti dinner at 5 p.m. at Palm Coast synagogue, 40 Ill i l I I I III I I I I Illl I l I I l l I Ill I I I IIm l l  YES! I want to be informed. Start my subscription at once. 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Tickets may be purchased in advance through the synagogue office or at tile door. Info: Temple Beth Shalom, 386-445-3006. man. The character has been historically used as avehicle of anti-Semitism. Indeed, some historians have argued that Nazi Germany's affection for Shakespeare as a purveyor of Aryan values was bolstered by the many performances of 'The Merchant of Venice' that remove out-of-context refer- ] encestoShylockfromFlorida's | usur lawwhich have the effect i of fostering anti-Jewish ste- reotypes and anti-Semitism," I saidAndrewRosenkranz, ADL I Florida regional director. I Due to the age-old canard depicting Jews as greedy Crist were launched during that time period. As a result, the use of these terms in the con- text ofausury statute plays on the worst stereotypes of Jews and can only serve to foster anti-Semitism. ADL applauds the long overdue removal of these words from Florida's criminal usury statute." In 2006, the ADL produced a discussion guide for educa- tors entitled "Anti-Semitism and The Merchant of Venice" to help navigate through the play. The guide can be found at curriculum _connections/ spring_2006/Merchant_Ven- ice_Discussion_Guide.pdf. Across 1. Literal meaning of"Dov". 5. Palestinian leader 10. Avraham ibn __ 14. It's often announced at a bris 15. Stoop 16. "'Autoemancipation" author Pinsker 17. Barry Goldwater's St. 18. Arthur Miller's "The " 19. Heder furniture 20. Moses or Miriam 22. "Goodbye Columbus" or "Herzog" 23. Affirmative 24. Exact 26. Stretches one's neck 30. Opening 31. Politico-terrorist group 32. Ninth letter in the Hebrew alphabet 33. --door policy 37. Second word in blessings 38. Sea of 40. One of 613, perhaps 41. Bug 42. Agudah spokesman Shafran 43. Sacha Baron Cohen character 44. Like Israel. Japan, and Saudi Arabia 46, Kamatz and segol 47. Reaching out and touching someone 50. Kind of hockey 51. Conservative (but not Conservative) rabbi Daniel 52. 18th century chief rabbi of the United Kingdom 58. Some tefillin 59. AI Capp's Li'l __ 60. HaChareidis 61. "Yours,  and ours" 62. First woman rabbi Regina 63. Sexy clothing material 64. Do well on the Bagrut exam 65. Colgate altemativee 66. Predator's goal Down 1. Akiva (youth group) 2. "I'm all " 3. Rabin assassin 4. "Art" playwright Yasmina 5. Rosh Hashana table item 6. Yiddish theater impresario Thomashefsky 7. Covenant 8. Internalized 9. Hadassah frequent word 10. "Ragtime" writer 11. Assassinated Israeli leader Rehavm 12. "Everything's coming up 13. It's below the shin 21. They're covered when candles are lit 22. Abner ben __ (Saul's general) 25. "Darn!" 26. Shavuot or Pesach 27. Give three stars to, e.g. 28. Chief Sephardi Rabbi Shlomo 29. Ramban 30. "Time Magazine" writer Joel 34. Like Chanukah oil 35. One way to get to Israel 36. Profits 38. Sukkot prayer 39. "Green Acres" actress 43. Sabra (if. in Israel) 45. Mixing linen and wool, e.g. 46. "Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible. No Good, Very Bad Day" author Judith 47. Zaftig 48. "Hungering for America" author Diner 49. Takes the lid off 50. Gaza and the West Bank 53. JTS Professor Lapidus Lerner 54. Aid 55. It comes before Nisan 56. Competition 57. The other guys 59. Jewish defense group since 1906 The Jerusalem Post Crossword Puzzle By David Benkof See answers in the May 15 issue of the Heritage.