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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MAY 17, 2013 PAGE 7A O Heritage Florida Jewish News is accepting nomina- tions for the 2013 Heritage Human Service Award, which will be presented in August at the/mnual meeting of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando. "For more than 25 years, individuals who have made major, voluntary contribu- tions of their talent, time, energy, and "effort to the Central Florida community have been honored with the selection and presentation of this award,!' says Jeff Gaeser, editor and publisher of the Heritage. Last year's recipient was Dr. Zena Sulkes. The Heritage is accepting nominations until Friday, June 7. As in previous years, the award will be presented at the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando's annual meeting. According to Gaeser, "Each OB .AR ES GERTRUDE ALPERT Gertrude Alpert (nee Levin) of Altamonte Springs died on May 5.2013. She was 92 years old. Mrs. Alpert was born on Oct. 12. 1920 in Chicago, where she lived until she retired to Florida with her husband. Sol. who prede- ceased her. An avid poker and bingo player, she was employed as an accountant/ bookkeeper prior to becom- ing a mother/housewife. She was an athletic individual who enjoyed bowling. She was an enthusiastic golfer and even- recorded a hole- in-one during a tournament in Wisconsin. Family and friends said she was known for her keen witand sharp mind. Mrs. Alpert is survived by her sons, Jeff (Caryn) and Alan (Nancy); seven grandchildren; and one great-grandchild. Along with her husband, Sol, her fraternal twin. Belle; andbrothers, Bernie. Fred and Lee predeceased her. Funeral services were held at Beth Shalom Me- morial Chapel with Rabbi Arnold ~iegel officiating. Interment followed at Flor- ida National Cemetery, Bushnell. Services entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. CHARLOTTE ETTINGER ROTENBERG Charlotte Ettinger Getz Rotenberg, of Longwood, passed away on Friday, May 10. 2013 at her residence. She was 89 years old. Mrs. Rotenberg was born orr Jan. 11, 1924 in Miami Beach. the youngest of five children: Bea, Mimi, Martha and Leon Ettinger. Growing up she spent time between Miami and Toledo. Ohio. A graduate of Frances Shimer Junior College in Mount Carroll. Ill.. she went on to become a student at the University of Michigan. She married Donald Getz in 1943 and headed to Califor- nia where her first daughter Audrey Getz Lentz. of Win- ter Park, ,was born. After WWII. they moved to New York where her daughter Janis Getz Bear. of New York. was born. Mrs. Rotenberg spent time teaching English at a local high school and as a Red Cross nurse at St. Vincent Hospital. Her volunteerism began early with the children as a Girl Scout cookie mother and class parent. In New York. she was part of the National Council of Jewish Women where she greeted guests at the airports to take them to Hyde Park to meet Eleanor Roosevelt. After her divorce in 1963, she moved to Palomar in Or- lando to be near her brother and his wife. Leon and Bea Ettinger. She later moved to Miami before returning to Winter Park in 1989. In Miami, Mrs. Rotenberg became involved with the Jewish Federation chairing the Miami Condominiums division. She was an activist with the Civil Rights move- ment. While in Orlando, she walked the Parramore neighborhood to sign up voters with Mabel Butler. In 1969. she married her late husband, the artist Harold Rotenberg who, died at age 105, two years ago. With Harold she traveled the Sudoku (see page 19 for solution Answers from 05/10/2013 ..---- imm ABAB B E BO RA B B A NiY ALGA ME R I I NAN D I I: I AN-N E 1 K A L L A MAOZ YMCA LEON B I L Ul EMORI S PASI SS NAI M 1 YAHUI E LONI 'ROU SI ~ 1 lm..-i SH REI O A S TI N HEY.D] recipient chose their own path, but made considerable and long lasting contribu- tions to the Jewish commu- nity. Nominees for the 2013 award are individuals who do not look for recognition but perform tikun olam-- repairin~ the world--out of internal motivation." Nominations should be emailed or typed on 8 1/2 x 11-inch paper and sent by mail. Included should be the name and phone number of the nominee, a documented list of his or her accom- plishments, and the name and phone number of the nominator(s). Submit" the in'formation to Heritage Florid~ Jewish News Human Service Award, 207 O'Brien Road, Suite 101, Fern Park, FL32730 or email (in subject line add "Human Service Award"). world for him to paint. They spent many years between New York City and Safed. Israel. While in Israel, she met Golda Meir. Harold was the only foreign member of the Israeli Artist Association who has a painting displayed in the Knesset. They sold their house in Safed to spend more time in Jerusalem, where they were invited to Mishkenot Sha'ananim twice; this was founded by Isaac Stern and Mayor Teddy Kolek of Jerusalem. They invited artists, poets, sculptors, and musicians from all over the world of any religion. This was housed outside the Old City. In Central Florida, Mrs. Rotenberg played an impor- tant part in the support of the Jewish community. She was chosen as the second Woman of Choice receipient, which she considered one of the best days of her life. For her 80th birthday, she sent an ambulance to Safed, Israel, to honor her parents. She was a supporter of many local charities and a sponsor of the Headdress Ball. In early 2013. she was honored as one of the "8 Over 80~' at a special dinner celebrating her ]ifelong service of activ- ism. altruism, philanthropy and leadership. In addition to her two daughters. Charlotte is survived by three stepchil- dren, four grandchildren, five step-grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She moved to Village on the Green after selling her home in Winter Park. Recently she said "I was a smoker for ~any years, quitting over 29 years ago. I am currently on oxygen. My words of wisdom: donate time and money to causes and organizations you be- lieve in. Don't smoke and wear sun screen." Funeral services w~re held at the Temple Israel Pa- vilion on May 13 with Rabbi David Kay of Congregation Ohev Shalom officiating. In memory of Charlotte Et- tinger Getz Rotenberg, the family requests donations to American Friends of Magen David Adorn, 2420 Beman Court, Winter Park, FL 32789, or Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. you could save 28% Call 1-866-929-90"/3 fo see how much you could save on car insurance, 487 5 7 8 496 ,3 4 9 8 8 2 9 4 98 3 6 163 5 63 458 ~J StatePoint 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. Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory Orlando Weekday Morning Minyan (Conservative/Egalitarian), services Monday-Friday 7:45 a.m. (9 a.m. - national holidays); 2nd floor Chapel - Jewish Academy of Orlando; 851 N. Maitland Ave., Maitlan& For information call 407-298-4650. Celebration Jewish Congregation (R), services and holiday sched- ules shown at; 407-566-9792. Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando (0), 39 Skyline Drive, Suite 1017, Lake Mary, 407-878-3011,; 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;; Shabbat 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;; 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;; 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;; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth El (C), 2185 MeadowlaneAve., West Melbourne, 321-779-0740; Shabbat services, 1st & 3rd Friday, 8 p.m.; 2[d & 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;; Shabbat service, second Friday of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Sholom (R-C), 315 North 13th St., Leesburg, 352-326-3692;; 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;; 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; 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 Ohev Shalom (C), 613 Concourse Parkway South, Maitland, 407-298-4650;; 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@; 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;; 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;; 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, 386-67~2484. Temple Beth Shalom (R), RO. 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 lq. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, 321-254-6333;; 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), 1109 N.E. 8th Ave., Ocala; 352- 629-3587; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m4 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;; 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-; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; last Saturday of the month, 9:30 a.m. Temple Shalom 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,; Shabbat Services: three Fridays each month, 7:30 p.m. Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora (T) Mount Dora, 352- 735-~774;; services: second and fourth Fridays and Saturday of the month. (R) Reform (C) Conservative (0) Orthodox(Rec) Reconstructionist