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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, AUGUST 27, 2010 PAGE 7A 1 of the J By Daniel Minkow Center. the success has trans- JCC lated into making the Taste of the J a perennial event for Don't you wish you could years to come. eat different dishes from your While there is going to be favorite Orlando eateries in lots of food and drink at the one setting? Wouldn't it be Taste of the J, there is more greattoeatfromtheserestau- to do than just indulge in rants with unlimited amount food. Free fitness and Theatre of food sampling? How about South demos will be going doing all this for free? on throughout the day that "Did you say free?" your everyone can participate conscience just asked, in. Additionally, there will "Yes." I reply to your con- be a bounce house for the science. "I did say free!" kids as well as an ice cream This dream can become eating'and cookie stacking a reality on Sunday, Aug. 29 competition. from noon to 4 p.m. at the Duringtheday, severalfood Jewish Community Center's competitions will also be go- JackandLeeRosenSouthwest ing on. Best Appetizer, Best OrlandoCampusatthesecond Drink and Best Dessert will annualTasteoftheJ.TheTaste be some of the competitions of the J is a festival of local happening throughout the food featuring food vendors festival. Ifyouare really afood fromsomeofthe finest dining lover and want to take in all establishments in the local of what the event has to offer, area providing thousands of you can have an opportunity samples, to be one of the food judges. At last year's Taste of the J. Judges will be selected at the 26 food vendors came to give beginning of the festival, so be out free samples of their food sure to get there early. and drink with more than The JCC recommends you 1,200 people from the corn- register in advance to avoid munity attending. Originally the lines at www.jccsouthor- a kick-off event for Orlando's lando.org. For more informa- newest Jewish Community tion, call 407-387-5330. OB-UAR ES BERT S. BROWN and universities throughout Bert S. Brown of Altamonte South Florida). He was presi- Springs died on Tuesday, Aug. dent of his B'nai B'rith lodge, 17 in Altamonte Springs, Fla. the Florida State Association He was 84 years old. of B'nai Brith, and--in June A Central Florida resident 1979--he was sworn in for since 1998, Mr. Brown was a the year as the leader of B'nai graduate of the University of B'rith District 5, stretching Pennsylvaniaandwaslongac- from Key West to Maryland tire inPenn alumni activities along the Eastern Seaboard in Miami, where he and his and including Washington, wifeJoAnnelivedfor45years. D.C. He later was elected to JoAnne passed away in 1999. the board of governors of He is remembered by loved " B'nai B'rith International. ones as having "a rich and = In addition to elective office, fulfilling life in Jewish service tie received appointments organizations." A lifelong ac- nationally as the chairman tivist in B'nai B'rith, he began of the B'nai B'rith Hillel Com- withAZAinhisboyhoodhome mission, as trustee of the BBI ofMcKeesport, Pa., and was a employee pension fund, and member of the student board as a member of the budget at Hillel at Penn, which he and executive committees attended under the Navy V-12 of the Foundation of Jewish program. He entered the ser- Campus Life. viceintheaffermathofWWII Shortly after moving to andwastransferredtotheU.S. Central Florida, Mr. Brown Naval Reserve, from which he was one of the founding mem- retired after rising to the rank bets of the Central FloridaHil- of Lt. Commander. lel board and-was honored as While living in Miami, he such this past Spring. He was was active with the Greater active in his synagogue, Con- Miami Jewish Federation, gregation Bet Chaim, serving BBYO Adult Board of Greater on the board, leading the pc- Miami, and the Florida Hillel casional service, and always Council (serving the colleges ready to bring his homemade Answers from 08/20/2010 Roger and Lisa Jacobson, with their daughters Hannah and Madison, had a ball at last year's Taste of the J. chopped liver to any function Injury Association of Florida whereitwasrequested.Hewas and was a proud member of a vital member of the finance the Seminole County Demo- committee for the Roth JCC, cratic Executive Committee. lendinghisexperienceasaCPA In 2008, he and his visiting andnon-profitbudgetveteran, son, Matthew, went door to He believed strongly in fidu- door for GOTV activities for ciary responsibility and took the Obama-Biden campaign. his role on various budget and In addition to his beloved financecommitteesseriously, wife, J.oanne, he was pre- He practicedaccounting in deceased by their daughter Miami for more than 40 years. Bonnie. He is survived by his He was a founding partner sons, Alan (wife Theresa) of of Morrison, Brown, Argiz Maitland, Fla., and Matthew & Farra, LLP, which is now (partner Wayne), of Brook- the largest independent ac- lyn, N.Y.; and his grandsons, counting firm in Florida and Michael, of San Francisco, the 43rd largest independent and Daniel, of Maitland. public accounting firm in the The family has suggested U.S. He was senior audit part- the following organizations nerwhileinpractice, focusing for contributions: Central primarilyonunionandcorpo- Florida H|llel (www.gohillel. rate pension funds, while the org), BBYO (www.bbyo.org), firm also became the auditor or the Beverly Farm Founda- for nea.rly every a omobile tion of Godfrey, Ill. (www. dealer in South Florida. He beverlyfarm.org). hadahard time staying retired Enterment was at Mt. Nebo in the Orlando area, choosing Miami Memorial Gardens to work locally for H&R Block alongside his wife and daugh- Premium Service. His tax ter.RabbiMarkKram--whom preparation earnings largely Mr. Brown helped hire for went towards his annual the University of Miami Hil- charitable contributions, lel--performed the services, He also served for many which included a U.S. Navy yearson the boardofthe Brain Honor Guard. Sudoku (see page 22 for solution) 1 9 7 5 3 5 9 4 5 4 7 2 8 5 9 1 2 9 5 3 6 8 4 1 2- 6 2010. StalePoint Media. Inc. Fill in the blank squares #1 the grid, making sure that every row, column and 3-by-3 box includes all digits 1 through 9. Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory Celebration Jewish Congregation (R), Services and Holiday schedules shown at www.JewishCelebration.org; 407-566-9792. Chabad Lnbavitch of North Orlando (O), Courtyard by Marriott Orlando Lake Mary/North, 135 International Parkway Heathrow, 407-878-3011; www.jewishnortborlando.com; (RSVPs appreciated); services: 2ndFriday ofeverymonth; February-March, 6 p.m.;April-August, 7:30 p.m.; October, 6:30; November-December, 5 p.m.; January, 5:30 p.m. 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 Ytsrael/Chabad (O), 708 Lake Howell Rd., Maitland, 407-644-2500; www.chabadortando.org.; services: Sunday, 9 a.m.; Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m.; Friday, 6:30 p.r~.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m.; Family service 4th Friday of the month. Congregation Bet Chaim (R), 426 Lakeport Cove, Casselberry, 407- 830-7211; www.bet-chaim.org; services: Friday, 8 p.m.; 2nd Saturday of the month, 10:30 a.m. at Emeritus in Lake Mary. 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: 10 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 Sholom (R-C), 315 North 13th St., Leesburg, 352- 326-3692;www.BethSholomFlorida.org; schedule of sen, ices onwebsite. Congregation Beth Shalom (Progressive Conservative), Orange City congregation holds services at Social Hall of Our Lady of Lakes Church, 1310 Maximillian St.,Deltona; 386-804-8283; www.mybethshalom com; services: Friday, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday, l0 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 Lubavitch 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. 1st 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; Shahbat service, 7:30p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m.; Junior Cong., 10:00 am. Congregation Or Chayim (Rec), Lcesburg, 352-326-8745; egrae@hotma corn; services last Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at various privat, residences. Congregation Shalom Aleichem (R), 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd., Kissimmee, 407-935-~0064; Shabbat service, 8 p.m., 1st 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 7:30p.m.,Friday Minha 7:30 p.m.; Kabbaiat Shahbat 8 p.m., Saturday 9:30 a.m. Congregatien Sinai (C/R), 303AN. S.R. 27, Minneola; 352-243-5353; congregationsinai@cfl.rr.com; services: first, second and fourth Friday monthly at 7:45 p.m. Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation/Ohalei Rii'ka (C), 11200 S. Apopka-V'meland 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, W'mter 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'nal 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. tiflorida.org; services: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Temple Israel (R), 7350 LakeAndrew Drive, Melbourne, 321-631-9494. Templeisrael(C), 1400 S. PeninsulaAve., Daytona Beach, 386-252-3097; Shabbat service, 8 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m. Temple Israel of DeLand (R), 1001 E. New York Ave., DeLand, 386- 736-1646; Social Hour, 6 p.m.; Shabbat service, 7 p.m. Temple Shalom (formerly New Jewish Congregation) (R), 13563 Country Road 101, Oxford, 352-748-1800 services: 7:30 p.m. Fridays, 9:3 0 a.m. on the last Saturday of the month; Shabbat Services every Friday of the Month: 7:30 p.m. Temple Shalom of Deltona (R/C), 1785 Elkcam Blvd., Deltona, 386- 789-2202; Shabbat service; 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 10 ~m. Temple Shir Shalom of Oviedo (R) Services held in the EPICenter at University Carillon United Methodist Church, 1395 Campus View Court, Oviedo, 407- 366- 3556, www.templeshirshalom.org; services, three Fridays each month, 7:30 p.m. TraditionalCongregation ofMountDora (T) Mount Dora,352-735-4774; tcomdorg; services: second and fourth Fridays and Saturday ofthe month. (R) Reform (C) Conservative (O) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist