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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, AUGUST 14, 2009 Dor Shalom throws end of summer party The Dor Shalom end of summer event on Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. at The Renaissance on Lake Ivanhoe will allow people to reconnect with old friends and meet new people. A charity art collection, chART. representing 10 local artists, will offer hundreds of pieces of original fine art for sale. All art sold will qualify for a contribu- tion to benefit Dor Shalom. World-renowned pianist Carol Stein will entertain as those in attendance will socialize, sip wine. enjoy art, and sample hors d'oeuvres ~nd mini deserts. Advance reservations must be made by Aug. 25 to receive the early pricing of $20.Admis- sion at the door will be $25. Dor Shalom is requesting you to bring canned food or make a donation of a BUCK A CAN to buy food for the Pearlman Food Pantry at Jewish Family Services. Make your reservationon- line at Look for the Dor Shalom logo to click on. Dor Shalom is an outreach program addressing the needs and interests of the 40-plus age group of the greater Or- Having a ball lando Jewish community. Dor Shalom's goal is to further strengthen Jewish identity through programming and events in the social, cultural. travel, educational and com- munity service arenas. For more information, visit the Dor Shalom website at www.Dor- or on Facebook. Sing-along Aug. 16 at Horizon Bay "Sing, sing a song, make it simple, to last your whole life long" is the begin- ning of a classic "Sesame The Hebrew Day School softball team recently participated in the Field of Dreams Program at the University of Central Flo~'da. They traveled to a UCF Knights baseball game and were invited to come out on to the field. Gera Fisher (fifth from left) threw out the ceremonial first pitch. The HDS players were treated to front row seats and, after the game, met the UCF baseball players, received autographs and posters. The HDS softball program is a part of the after-school athletics curriculum, which also offers soccer, runners' dub and basketball for grades third through eighth. Participants work on fundamental skills, conditioning, teamwork and sportsmanship. For more information qn the 2OO9-'lO school yea~ contact Susan Cohen, director of admissions at 407-647-0713. Street" composition. Music" has a timeless quality and long after other memories fade. lyrics and tunes live on. The Jewish Pavilion is proud to provide opportu- nities for residents in long term care communities to connect with the music of their lives. On Sunday, Aug. 16. Linda Flower Gross will lead a "sing-a-long" at Horizon Bay on Montgomery Road in Altamonte Springs. Gross. an accomplished, will lead a repertoire of fa- vorites from Woody Guthrie to Irving Berlin. "The warmth and depth of Linda's gentle soul is evident whenever she opens her mouth, either to speak or to sing," says Cathy Swerdlow, program director of the Jewish Pavilion. "As with everything Linda does, this music program will come from her heart." The rogram will begin at 2 p.m. and refreshments will be provided. OB-UAR ES SEYMOUR LUSTIG Seymour Lustig of Orlando, Fla., died on Friday, July 31 in Orlando. He was 93 years old. Mr. Lustigwas born onApril 18,1916. in Scranton. Penn.. to the late Jacob (Jim) and Freida (nee Klein) Lustig, graduated from Central High school and began working in his father's produce business. With the outbreak of World War II. he enlisted in the U.S. Army. During his service career he rose from private to colonel, a rank he declined because he did not want to remain in the Army, say those who knew him. He moved to Oliphant, Penn.. where he opened a dry cleaning business and met and married Elaine, his wife of 62 years and who survives him. The couple moved to Florida in 1952 andMr. Lusting joined his-father in business broker- ing celery to markets across the country. The business grew to become S. Lustig, Inc.. selling leafy vegetables and eventually produce. One of his most prestigious labels was Fair Elaine. His son, Ran, of Orlando. joined the firm, which they ran until closing in 1996. As children, Ran and his sister, Reidy (Steve Gimpelson), now of Atlanta. spent part of each summer with their grandparents in Pennsylvania, while their parents called on the trade: Seymour and Elaine spent a lifetime together traveling the world visiting Israel, China, Europe. South Africa and the South Pacific. An avid golfer until he was physically unable to play, he and three of his golf buddies played bridge twice a week. A founding member of Temple Israel and a member of the Answers from 08/7/2009 Country Club of Orlando, he was active in the community, particularly Women Playing for T.I.M.E. Cancer Research, an organization that Elaine has championed for many years and supporting charities that favored veterans. Loved ones say he was a gentleman of the rarest kind. and his character and love of family will be sorely missed. In addition to his children, Mr. Lustig is survived by his grandchildren, Jaime of At- lanta and Davaid of Las Vegas. He also is survived by two sisters. Mildred and Estelle. He was predeceased by his sister. Leona. Graveside services where held on Aug. 3 at Temple Israel Cemetery with Rabbi Elana E. Perry of Temple Sinai, Atlanta officiating. Donations in memory of Seymour Lustig may be made to Women Playing for T.I.M.E. Cancer Research. care of Orlando Health Foundation, 3180 S0uthgate Commerce Blvd.. Suite 50, Orlando. FL 32806. Services were entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel. Orlando. DAVID MINSKI David Minski of Orlando died on Thursday, Aug. 6. 2009. He was 81 years old. Mr. Minski was born in Poland on Dec. 23. 1927 to the late Jeruchem and Luba (nee Berlin) Minski. He was a witness to the Shoah where he lost his parents and five brothers and sisters. After immigrating to the United States. Mr. Minski owned and operated a number of dry cleaning businesses. He is survived by his wife. ElbaofOrlando; her daughters Gloria Juarez of Orlando and Carmen O'Neill of New Jersey; his brother Rubin Minski of Brooklyn; and sister Lola Karol of Miami. Graveside funeral services were held on Monday, Aug. 10 at Glen Haven Memorial Park. Services were efitrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. SADIE A. WOLFF SadieAldaheffWolffdied on Saturday, Aug. 1 in Jackson- ville, Fla. She was 87years old. Mrs. Wolff was born on Aug. 2. 1921, in Atlanta to the late Isaac and Marie mee Eskenazi) Aldaheff. She was retired from the U.S. Govern- ment and was a Life Member of Hadassah and a long-time member of Congregation Ohev Shalom in Orlando. A lady of many talents, she loved to sew, knit, needlepoint, play Mah Jongg and was an avid reader say those close to her. They also said she was an inspiration to her many friends and family because despite a lifetime of illnesses--she always had a smile. She was predeceased by her husband, Lister, and six brothers, four sisters and their spouses. She is survived by her nephew, David ~Cass) Wein- traub of Fleming Island, Fla., and niece. Marilyn (Melvin) Perling of Stone Mountain, Ga., and other nieces and nephews. Donations in memory of Mrs. Wolff may be made to the charity of your choice. Graveside services were held on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at Ohev Shalom Cemetery in Orlando. Services were entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. PAGE 7A Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory Celebration Jewish Congregation (R), Services and Holiday schedules shown at; 407-566-9792. Chabad of South Orlando (O), 7504 Universal Blvd., Orlando, 407-354- 3660; Shabbat Services Friday 7 p.m. and Saturday 9:30 a.m. Monday and Thursday 8 a.m. Chabad of the Space & Treasure Coasts.(O), 1190 Highway A1A, Satellite Beach. 321-777-2770. Congregation Ahavas Yisr'ael/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 a.m.: Family service 4th Friday of the month. Congregation Bet Chaim (R), 426 Lakeport Cove, Casselberry, 407- 830-72tl;; services: Friday, 8 p.m.; family service 1st Friday of the month, 7:30 p.m.; 2nd Saturday of the month. 10 a.m. at Summerville Assisted Living Facility. Congregation 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: [0 a.m. Congregation Beth El (C), 2185 Meadowlane Ave., West Melbourne. 321-779-0740: Services, 8 p.m. 1st & 3rd Fridays; 9:30 a.m. 2nd & 4th Saturdays. Congregation Beth Emeth (R), 2205 Blue Sapphire Circle. Orlando. 407-855-0772; services: monthly, 8 p.m. Congregation Beth Shalom (R-C), 315 North 13th St.. Leesburg, 352- 326-3692;; schedule of services on website. Congregation Beth Shalom (Progressive Cons~vative), Orange City congregation 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 Mateh Chaim (R), P.O. 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 Chayim (Rec), Leesburg, 352-326-8745; egrae@hotmail cam; services last Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at various privat, residences. Congregation ShalomAleichem (R), 3501 OakPointe Blvd..Kissimmee. 407-935-0064: Shabbat service, 8 p.m.. 1 st and 3rd Fridays of the month. Congregation of ShaareiYerushalyim (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 Montrose 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 Pdvka (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), P.O. 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 Shalom (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. 8thAve.. 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 LakeAndrew 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 DeLandfR), 1001 E. New York Ave.. DeLand. 386- 736-1646: Social Hour. 6 p.m.; Shabbat service, 7 p.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 of Oviedo (R); Services most Fridays. Carillon Elementary School, 3200 Lockwood Blvd., Oviedo (R) Reform (C) Conservative (0) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist