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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, JUNE 5, 2009 pA~e= 7A new year LoriBrenner, vice president monthly class with a teacher a strong focal point for the tougher and being a Jewish ofyouthandfamilyeducation to learn about working with staff. This has been achieved parent has its unique chal- at Congregation Ohev Sha- children, problem solving, and continues tobe developed lenges," says Geboff. "It has Iom, is pleased to announce leadershipandteambuilding, through two differentvenues." become evident to the staff that the youth and family This pastyear, Rachel Slavkin ThissummertheRossFounda- and leadership that parents education department has was the teacher for first- and tion will provide the funding need tools and support to do been awarded" four program second-year Madrichim, and for the third annual Teacher their jobs even better." grants from the Joseph and Shoshana Vigorito was the SummerShabbatretreatatthe Thispastyear, the education FtiedaRossFoundation.Con- third-yearMadrichimteacher. Canterbury retreat center. The committee began a monthly gregation Ohev Shalom has Upon completion of the pro- teaching staffspends Shabbat seriescalled"Coffee,ASchmear beenarecipientapproximately gram, participants receive together praying, learning, andConversation"Thefocnsof $300,000fromthefoundation a stipend towgrd a United planning, hating meals and each month's discussion was over the last six years. Synagogue Youth or eighth Iookingattheirworkaseduca- several chapters in the book The new grants consist of" grade USY convention, or to- tots. "This creates an enthu- "Blessings of a Skinned Knee" onefor$8,000forthefiflhyear ward USY summer programs siasm among staff members," Eachsessionwasledbyadiff~- of the Madrichim program; or Camp Ramah. In the five says Geboff, "as weil as a sense ent professional in the helping onefor$5,250forthethirdan- years that the program has of ownership of what takes fields and was met with great nual Teacher Summer Shab- been in existence, there have place in the school. It is also success. This program will be bat retreat; one for $3,500 been more than 50 different fosters a sense of community continuednextschoolyearand for the Teacher Chavurah; teens participating, among the teachers." will expand to include more and one for $3,500 for Jewish "The COS religious school Theseconflvenueisateach- topics that are of concern or parenting programs, staff is an unusually closely er Chavurah, where teachers interest to parents. Madrichim is a program knit group," says youth and come together once a month Geboffsays,"Our children, that has kept COS teens family education director to study Jewish text as well as teens and families have been who graduated from Hebrew Amy Geboff. "The staff are look at their role in the edu- enrichedbytheprogramsthat school involved on a weekly committed to Jewish educa- cation relationship between we are able tooffer because of basis in the school. Teens tion and the children in the teachers, students, parents, the Joseph and Frieda Ross are assigned a class in which school.Creatingacommunity andthe curriculum."Parent- Foundation. We are truly they assist, and also attend a of Jewish educators has been ing is becoming tougher and grateful for such generosity." Jewish Pavilion Gala a "major success" The Jewish Pavilion Gala on Sunday, May 17 honored Rita Bornstein for her years of service to the community. There were 165 people in attendance at the Millennia Fine Art Gallery in Maitland. In the top photo, Rita Bornstein shares a laugh with her rabbi, Aaron Rubinger of Congregation Ohev Shalom. In the other picture, Suzan Shader (1) and Ellen Hrabovsky, co-chairs of the Gala, called the event a "major success." Boy Scout Troop 641 and Jewish War Veterans Post 759 honor Memorial Day together at the Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Florida. The Jewish community in Orlando observed Memorial Answers from 05/29/2009 Day with flag planting and prayers. Jewish War Veterans of the United States, Post 759, and Boy Scouts of America Troop 641 held a Memorial Day commemoration at the Veterans' memorial near the Holocaust Center in Maitland. About two dozen members of the Jewish c6m- munity were also present for the ceremony. Members from Congre- gation of Reform Judaism and Temple Israel in Winter Springs placed flags at graves of veterans buried in their respective cemeteries, and Congregation Ohev Shalom placed flags along its cemetery roadway. Brothers Sam (1) and Max Ihns place a flag at the grave of a veteran in the Temple Israel cemetery. The Kadiima youth group of Temple Israel placed flags at graves of 33 veterans. Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory Celebratiou Jewish Congregation (R), Services and Holiday schedules shown at; 407-566-9792. Chabad ofSouth Odudo(O), 7504 Universal Blvd., Orlando, 407 -354- 3660; Shabbat Services Friday 7 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 am. Monday and Thursday 8 a.m. Chabad of the Space & Treasure Coafm (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.; Friday, 6:30 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 am.; Family service 4th Friday of the month. Comlgzgmtion l~t Clmim (R), 426 Lakeport Cove, Casselbe~, 407- 830-7211; services: Friday, 8 p.m.; family service 1st Friday of the month, 7:30 p.m.; 2nd Saturday of the month, 10 am. at Sum~merville Assisted Living Facility. Congregatieu Beth Am (C), 3899 Sand Lake Road, Longwood, 407- 862-3505; Shabbat service, 8:00 p.m. (7 p.m. on Fourth Friday of the month); Saturday: 10 a.m. Congregation Beth El (C), 2185 Meadowlane Ave., West Melbourne, 321-779-0740; Services, 8 pan. 1st & 3rd Fridays; 9:30 am. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Congregation Beth Emeth (R), 2205 Blue Sapphire Circle, Orlando, 40%855-0772; services: monthly, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Sholom (R-C), 315 North 13th St., Leesbmg, 352- 326-3692;www.B; schedule of services on website. Congregation Beth Shalom (Progressive Conservative), Orange City cdngregation holds services at Social Hall of Our Lady of Lakes Church, 1310 Maximillian St.,Deltona; 386-804-8283;; services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation B'naiTorah (C),403 N.NovaRd.,OrmondBeach, 32174, 386-672-1174; Services Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation Chabad Lubaviteh of Greater Daytona (O), 1079 W. Granada Blvd., Ormond Beach, 386-672-9300; Shabbat services Fri. 7:30 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. Congregation of Reform Judaism (R), 928 Malone Dr., Orlando, 407- 645-0444; Shabbat service, 7 p.m. 1 st Friday; 8 p.m. 2nd and 3rd Fridays; 6 p.m. 4th and 5th Fridays. Saturday: 10 a.m. Congregation Match Chaim (R), EO. Box 060847, Palm Bay, 32906, 321-768-6722. Congregation Ohev Shalom (C), 5015 GoddardAve., Orlando. 407-298- 4650; Shabbat service, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a,m.; Junior Cong., 10:00 a.m. Congregation Or Ch~yim (Rec),Leesburg, 352-326-8746: grae@hotmai com; services last Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at various privatq residences. Congregation ShalomAleichem(R), 3501 OakPointe Blvd.,Kissimmee, 407-935-0064: Shabbat service, 8 p.m., 1st and 3rd Fridays of the month. Congregation of Sh'aareiYerushalyim (O), 9869 Kilgore Rd., Orlando. 407-928-8972; Services: Monday- Friday, 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Friday Minha 7:30 p,m.; Kabbalat Shabbat 8 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. Congregation Sinai (C), Jenkins Auditorium, West Mon~ose and 7th St.. Clermont: Services on second and last Friday of the month at 8 p.m. 352-243-5353. New Jewish Congregation (R), 13563 Country Road 101. Oxford, 352- 748-1800; Shabbat Services every Friday of the Month: 7:30 p.m. Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation/Ohalei Rivka (C), 11200 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando. 407-239-5444: Shabbat service. 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Temple Beth El (R), 579 N. Nova Rd., Ormond Beach, 386-677-2484. Temple Beth Shalom (R), EO. Box 031233, Winter Haven, 813-324-2882. Temple Beth Shalom (C), 40 Wellington Drive, Palm Coast, 386-445- 3006; Shabbat service, 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. Temple Beth Sholom (C), 5995 N. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, 321-254- 6333; Shabbat Services 6 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Temple Beth Shalom (R), 1109 N.E. 8th Ave., Ocala, 352-629-3587; service Friday, 8 p.m.; 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; www.; services: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Temple Israel (R), 7350 Lake Andrew Drive, Melbourne, 321-631-9494. Templelsrael(C), 1400 S. PeninsulaAve., Daytona Beach, 386-252-3097; Shabbat service, 8 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. Temple Israel of OeLaad (R), 1001 E. New York Ave., DeLand, 386- 736-1646; Social Hour. 6 p.m.; Shabbat service. 7 p.m. Temple Shalom of Oeltona (R/C), 1785 Elkcam Blvd., Deltona, 386- 789-2202; Shabbat service; 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m Temple Shir Shalom of Oviedo (R); Shabbat service. 7:30 p.m. Most Fridays at Carillon Elementary School, 3200 Lockwood Blvd.. Oviedo. Call 407-366-3556 for information. (It) Reform (C) Conservative (O) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist