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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, MAY 25, 2012 00ominate a mensch for the Heritage Florida Jewish News is accepting nomina- tions for the 2012 Heritage Human Service Award, which will be presented on Aug. 19 at the annual meeting of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando. "For more than 25 years, w 8 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," said Jeff Gaeser, editor and publisher of the PAGE 3. A_ 00itage Human Service Award Heritage. Last year's recipient was Howard Lefkowitz. The Heritage is accepting nominations until Friday, June 1. As in previous years, the award will be presented at the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando's annual meeting. According to Gaeser, "Each recipient chose their own path, but made considerable and long lasting contributions to the Jewish community. Nomi- nees for the 2012 award are individuals who do not look for recognitionbutperform tikkun olam--repairing the world-- out of internal motivation." number of the nominator(s). Nominations should be e- Submit the information mailedor typedon 8 1/2 x 11- to Heritage Florida Jewish inch paper and sent by mail. - News Human Service Award, Included should be the name 207 O'Brien Road, Suite 101, and phone number of the FernPark, FL32730oremail nominee, a documented list of his or her accomplishments, (in subject line add "Human and the name and phone Service Award"). Conversation with Rabbi Neely: Just Business Rabbi Joshua Neely f Temple Israel in Winter Springs continues his series of community discussions entitled, Conversations With the Rabbi, at 4 p.m. Sunday, June 3, at the SoNapa Grille. This month's topic is "Just Business--A Primer on Right and Wrong in the World of Profit." The entire com- munity is invited. No RSVP is necessary and there is no charge. Neely has presented nu- merous and varied discussion topics at many locations throughout Central Florida over the last two years. He introduces his upcoming pre- sentation with the following comment, "Jewish business law is 2,500 years old yet as relevant as ever. It can still guide us as customers and sellers." The rabbi welcomes questions and discussion. The SoNapa Grille is at 640 S. Orlando Ave., in Maitland (the old Steak & Ale on 17-92 across from Lake Lily). For specific directions, Google the above address or call 407-327-2378. If you wish further informa- tion about .this event and future "Conversations," call the synagogue office at 407-647-3055 or visit us at and click on the "Upc6ming Events" button. Graduation at Congregation Ohev Shalom Kitah Zayeen/seventh grade graduation took place at Congregation Ohev Shalom on May 9. Students did a presentation that they wrote on either "Something I learned at He- brew School..." "I know there is a God when .... "or "My responsibility as a Jewish adult is .... "Their writing was interspersed with appropriate songs.. The congregation wishes a mazel toy to the class of 5712 and their teachers: Michele Davidson, Rob Slakvin, Lori ZoUman, Cantor Allan Robuck and Rabbi David Kay. Registration for the 2012-2013 school year is currently under way. Non-members in grades PK-5 may attend their first year as a non-member. For more information contact Ohev Shalom at 407-298-4650 or the website www. Happy lOOth birthday Frances Bercov (r) has been a Roth Jewish Community Center member since 1980. That's 32 years and a lot of volunteer hours, friends and memories at this JCC. Frances prepares the weekly refreshments for 60 JCC senior members each and every week. She turned 100 on May 17. Claire Mercer (1) wishes her a very happy and healthy birthday from the JCC. Help Wanted Advertising Sales Full or Part Time Call Jeff at 407-834-8787 Health & FitnessIssue An Annual Issue Published By .. HERITAGE Florida Jewish News and Featuring a Variety of Thought-Provoking Articles on Health and Fitness Related Subjects Publication Date: June 15, 2012 Reaching a Responsive, Health-Conscious Market Deadline for this Important .Issue is Wednesday, June 6, 2012 CALL TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE 407-834-8787