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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, JUNE 6, 2014 PAGE 3A JCC preschoolers perform mitzvah for local hospital The children of the Gan Rishonim Four's class at the Roth Jewish Community Cen- ter's Richard S. Adler Early Childhood Learning Center in Maitland recently performed a big mitzvah, by collecting gift was accepted by hospi- money to purchase items for tal representative, Whitney sick children. In total, the Pitsch (far left). The teachers children raised $287.15 for of the class are Allison Brown the Winnie Palmer Hospital (beside Pitsch) and OrnaJaffe for Women & Babies. The (far right). 'Ida' showing at the Enzian Theater in Maitland Agata Trzebuchowska plays Anna, a sheltered orphan raised in a convent who learns a secret about her real family in the movie "Ida.' From acclaimed 6iector Pawel Pawlikowski ("Last Re- sort," "My Summer of Love") comes "Ida," a moving and intimate drama about ayoung novitiate nun in 1960s Poland who, on the verge of taking her vows, discovers a dark family secret dating from the terrible years of the Nazi occupation. Eighteen-year-old Anna (stunning newcomer Agata Trzebuchowska), a sheltered orphan raised in a convent, is preparing to become a nun when the Mother Superior insists she first visit her sole living relative. Na'ive, inno- cent Anna soon finds herself "Ida" on page 15A New Torah completed and dedicated in Ocala The Jewish Community of Marion County was fortunate to complete a new Torah on Sunday, June 1. To celebrate this auspicious occasion, the community joined together to welcome a brand new Sefer Torah with a completion and dedica- tion ceremony. Participants filled in a letter of the Torah, alongside the scribe during the completion ceremony, which was held at On Top Of The World Communities, in the Live Oak & Cypress Halls, 8413 SW 80th Street, Ocala. Celebrations continued with a parade around Circle Square Commons, followed by a lunch buffet. With the participation of men, women and children, the celebration, replete with live music, singing, dancing crafts for children, was a memorable event. For more information about Chabad Jewish Center of Marion County & The Vil- lages please contact Rabbi Yossi Hecht, at rabbi@Jewish- or 352-291-2218. Congregation Beth Sholom evening service, June 13 Congregation Beth Sholom of Leesburg invites the public to join Rabbi Karen Allen for its Friday evening service on Friday, June 13 at 7 p.m. Following the service, please join the congregation for coffee and refreshments at the Oneg Shabbat. Guests are encouraged to stay and enjoy the warmth and friendship of "The Synagogue That Feels like Family." The synagogue is located at 315 North 13th Street in Leesburg, with the entrance on Center Street. For more information see the website at or call congregation President Linda Bork at 352-315-0309. Health & Fitness Issue 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 20, 2014 Reaching a Responsive, Health-Conscious Market Deadline for this Important Issue is Wednesday, June 11, 2014 CALL TODAY TO RESERVE YOUR SPACE 407-834-8787 Dedicated To Serving Our Jewish Community Call. on Central Florida's Exclusively Jewish Funeral Home for Details Regarding: Traditional Jewish Funerals Non-TraditionalServices Interstate Shipping Pre-Arranged Funerals (Shalom Assurance Plan) Headstone, Grave Markers (Cardinal Memorials) 407-599-1180 640 Lee Rd. Orlando, Florida W.E. "Manny" Adams, LFD Samuel P. (Sammy) Goldstein, Executive Director