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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MAY 18, 2018 PAGE 11A OB 'L AR ES NINA REBECCA KARLINSKY Nina R. Karlinsky, age 19, of Heathrow, passed away on May 2, 2018, at UFHealth/ Shands Children's Hospital in Gainesville. Nina was born on June 10, 1998, in Cleveland, Ohio, to Erica Cohen Kar- linsky and Paul R. Karlinsky. The family relocated to the Orlando area and were former members of Congregation Beth Am in Longwood. Among her many accom- plishments, Nina was the Class Valedictorian of the Lake Mary Prep Middle School and the Lake Mary Prep High School. A dancer, she also earned 15 letters in various sports. In addition to her parents, Nina is survived by her broth- ers, Lee M. Karlinsky and Jacob S. Karlinsky; and her grandmothers, Vivian Karlin- sky and Sandy Cohen. Funeral services for Nina were held in the Pavilion at Ohev Shalom Cemetery with Rabbi Rick Sherwin officiat- ing. In memory of Nina R. Karlinsky, the family requests contributions to miracle net- work dance marathon/Nina Karlinsky/events.dancema- Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Me- morial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810.407-599 -1180. HERTA SYLVIA RAPP Sylvia Rapp, Breina bat Chaya v'Yakov, age 95, of Longwood, passed away on May 6, 2018, in her home at Village on the Green. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 62 years, Ernest Rapp, and their son, Richard Rapp. She also was preceded in death by her parents, Jacob and Martha Lehrer, her sister Greta Singer (Frank) and Ernest's family, Oasis and Ethel Rapp and Berta and Alfred Schorr. Sylvia was born Herta Lehrer on Sept. 17, 1922, in Vienna, Austria. She lived a privileged and cultured life until the Anschluss in 1938, when the Nazis in- vadedAustria. She lived under Nazi occupation witnessing Kristallnacht. Her family was one of the fortunate to emigrate to the US in 1939. The early years had a lasting impression on her. Sylvia continued her educa- tion in New York obtaining a bachelor's degree from Bethany College, graduating with honors and a master's degree in psychology from NYU. While attending an English class in night school, she met her future husband, Ernest Rapp z"l, also a new immigrant from Vienna. They married Feb. 2, 1946. For the next 10 years, Sylvia and Ernest lived in New York, raising their three daughters while Ernest advanced in architecture. In 1956, the family moved to Orlando where they have remained. Ernest worked as an architect, designing many of the high-rise buildings in downtown Orlando until his death in 2008. Sylvia worked as a psychologist at Sunland Hospital and then as a prin- cipal at a school for special needs children. For the past 40 years, she has devoted her life to her fam- ily, friends, volunteer work and travel. In earlier years, the family had been members of Temple Israel and then Ohev Shalom and Chabad in later years. Sylvia was a life member of Hadassah. Mrs. Rapp is survived by her daughters, Ethel (Barry) Portnoy of Altamonte Springs, Judith (Robert) Hara of Winter Park and Sharon (Leonard) Habif of Atlanta and Jerusa- lem. She had a close connec- tion to her 10 grandchildren: Adele (Howard) Fried, Adam (Donna) Portnoy, Martin Portnoy, Josh (Melissa) Port- noy, Aaron (Moriah) Hara, Jacob Hara, Miriam Habif, Livana (Psychya) Futterman and Yoel Habif. In later years, she was blessed with eight great-grandchildren: Zachary, Grayson, Easton, Colten, Eva, Lillia, Zahava and Hadassa. Agraveside service was held at Temple Israel Cemetery with Rabbi David Kay officiat- ing. In memory of Sylvia Rapp the family requests contribu- tions to the charity of your choice or Haddassah, www. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Me- morial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810.407-599 -1180. JOEL M. SISKIND Joel M. Siskind, age 49, of Windermere, passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, in Fountain, Florida, in an automobile accident. Joel was born on July 10, 1968, in Louisville, Kentucky, to Karen Schusheim Siskind and the late Alan Siskind. He was a high school graduate and owned and operated an auto dealership in the Florida Panhandle. Joel was married to Donna Harris Siskind and the family relocated to the Windermere area in 2014. In addition to his wife and mother, Joel is survived by his son, Nathan; his sister, Lori (Steven) Rosenberg of Phila- delphia; and his brother, Greg (Audrey) Siskind of Memphis. He is also survived by his mother-in-law, Connie Harris of the Villages; his father-in- law, Sam Harris of Pensacola; his brother-in-law Mike (Miki) Harris of Orlando; and nieces and nephews. A funeral service was held at the Pavilion at Ohev Shalom Cemetery with Rabbi Sho- lom Dubov of Congregation Ahavas Yisrael officiating. In memory of Joel M Siskind, a GoFundMe account has been established for Nathan. www. kindHockey/SchoolFund. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Me- morial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando 32810.407-599 -1180. Ricardo Torres -- Handyman 407-221-5482 Awfilable in Central Florida Area References Available The family of Herta Sylvia Rapp appreciates the outpouring of support during May her memory be a blessing. Her Loving Family 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 Maitland. For information call 407-298-4650. Celebration Jewish Congregation (R), services and holiday schedules shown at www.; 407-566-9792. Chabad Lubaviteh of North Orlando (O), 1701 Markham Woods Road, Longwood, 407-636-5994,; services: Friday 7:00 p.m.; Saturday at 9:30 a.m. Chabad of Altamonte Springs (O), 414 Spring Valley Lane, Altamonte Springs, 407- 280-0535; Chabad of South Orlando (O), 7347 Sand Lake Road, Orlando, 407-354-3660; www.; Shabbat services: Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. and 10 minutes before sunset; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Sunday, 8:15 a.m. Chabad of the Space & Treasure Coasts (O), 1190 Highway AIA, 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), 181 E. Mitchell Hammock, Oviedo, 407-830-7211; www.; Shabbat services: Friday, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Am (C), 3899 Sand Lake Road, Longwood, 407-862-3505; www.; Shabbat services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Beth E! (C), 2185 Meadowlane Ave West Melbourne, 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, 407-222-6393; Shabbat service: monthly, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Israel (Rec), Collins Resource Center, Suite 303, 9401 S.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; www.; schedule of services on website. Congregation Beth Shalom (Progressive Conservative), Orange City congregation holds services at 1308 E. Normandy Blvd Deltona; 386-804-8283; www.mybethshalom. 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 (0), 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, 2nd and 3rd Fridays; 6 p.m 4th and 5th Fridays; Saturday: 10 a.m. Congregation Mateh Chaim (R), EO. 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, 9:30 a.m. Congregation Shalom Aleiehem (R), 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd Kissimmee, 407-935- 0064;; Shabbat service, 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month, 8 p.m. Congregation Shomer Ysrael (C), 5382 Hoffner Ave Orlando, 407-227-1258, call for services and holiday schedules. Congregation Sinai (C/R), 303A N. S.R. 27, Minneola; 352-243-5353; congregation-; services: every Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Shabbat Service evert Saturday, 10 a.m. Orlando Torah Center (O), 8591 Banyan Blvd Orlando; 347-456-6485; Shacharis- Shabbos 9 a.m.; Mon.--Thurs. 6:45 a.m.; Sun. and Legal Holidays 8 a.m.; Mincha/Maariv Please call for times. Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation/Ohalei Rivka (C), 11200 S. Apopka- Vineland Rd Orlando, 407-239-5444 ; Shabbat service, Friday, 7:3O p.m.; Saturday, 9:3O a.m. Temple Beth El (R), 579 N. Nova Rd Ormond Beach, 386-677-2484. 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.; Shabbat services: Friday, 7 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.m.; Torah study: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Temple B'naiDarom (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;; ;habbat 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), 579 N. Nova Road, Ormond Beach, 386-252-3097; Shabbat service, riday, 7 p.m.; Saturday: 10:30 a.m. Temple Israel of DeLand (R), 1001 E. New York Ave DeLand, 386-736-1646; www.; Friday Shabbat service, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 10:00 a.m. followed by 'orah study. Temple Shalom (formerly New Jewish Congregation) (R), 13563 Country Road 01, Oxford, 352-748-1800;; Shabbat services: Friday, 7 last Saturday of the month, 9:30 a.m. Temple Shalom of Deltona (R/C), 1785 Elkcam Blvd Deltona, 386-789-2202; www.; Shabbat service; Saturday: 10 a.m. Temple Shir Shalom (R) Services held at Temple Israel, 50 S. Moss Rd Winter Springs, .07-366-3556,; Shabbat services: three Fridays each month, ':30 p.m. Traditional Congregation of Mount Dora (T) Mount Dora, 352-735-4774; www.; Shabbat services: Saturday, 9:30 a.m. sharp. (R) Reform (C) Conservative (O) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist (T) Mehitsa