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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, OCTOBER 9, 2009 This tribute book layout was prepared by Joanne Fink of LakeMde Design. The movers and shakers of the Orlando Jewish com- munity will be featured in the Jewish Pavilion's "Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother" tribute book project. The Meitins, the Shad- ers, the Lakes and many more families who have helped shape the Central Florida community will be featured in this coffee table book. Participation allows families to weave their stories into the tap- estry of the community and allows an individual family history to come alive. The book offers community members the opportunity to share the story of how their family helped create a vibrant Jewish community. Contributors can tell their own stories or choose to tell the stories of their parents: how they met. fell in love. or influenced the community. Says Sheryl Meitin, president of the Jewish Pavilion, "During the high holiday season, we reflect on our lives and think about our loved ones, both past and present. The book offers us the opportunity to commemorate family members who have passed and to honor those that are still a vibrant part of our lives." "Rarely is anyone offered the chance to publicly honor parents and grand- parents while making an ongoing difference in the community," say Jewish Pavilion organizers. "The Jewish Pavilion is excited to make this a special opportunity to preserve and share important fam- ily memories and photo- graphs." For the past nine years. the Jewish Pavilion has provided quality care and Jewish programming to elders who reside in 44 assisted living facilities and nursing homes in greater Orlando. Rabbini- cal counseling and regular visitation have enabled elders to feel connected to and appreciated by the community. Meitin adds, "This trib- ute will be especially mean- ingful because it will ensure that the Jewish Pavilion will be able to continue providing for our elders in the greater OB TUAR ES AARON RUBIN Aaron Rubin of Orlando. Fla.. died on Monday, Sept, - 28.2009. He was 81 years old. Mr. Rubin was born in New York City, a son of the late Max and Celia (Wiletzski)Rubin. He was a veteran of World War I1, having served in the Navy. Mr. Rubin later went on to earn a master's degree. Prior to retiring to Florida, he worked for many years as an industrial engineer for the Sikorsky Aircraft Co. in Connecticut. Mr. Rubin is survived by his wife, Bernice I Jupiter) Rubin; a son. Lawrence. of Milford. Conn.; a sister, Ruth Donen- feld, and his brother. Meyer. Mr. Rubin was predeceased by a son. Mark in 2003, and by Annie Siegal and Shirley Karron. Services were held at 10 a.m. Oct. 2 at Loyalty Cem- etery onBurroughs Road in Fairfield, Conn. Services were entrusted to the Abraham L. Green and Son Funeral Home in Fairfield. DOROTHY SIEGEL Dorothy Siegel of Altamon- Answers from 10/2/2009 te Springs, Fla., died on Sept. 25, 2009. She was 87 years old. Mrs. Siegelwas born on Oct. 22, 1921 in Brooklyn, N.Y., to the late Max and Yetta (nee Brownstein) Sloninsky. Dur- ing her working career she did clerical work in the clothing industry. Dotty, as she was known to those close to her, loved bright colors, cats, socializing and tap dancing. She and her husband of 55 years, Bernard, who survives her, were active members of Congregation BethAm follow- ing their move to the Orlando area in 1989. Mrs. Siegel is also survived by her daughter, Cynthia (Bob) Sinatra of Orlando; sister, Mildred Lessinger of Boynton Beach. Fla.; and granddaughter, Anne Sinatra of Orlando. She was prede- ceased by her brother. Max Sloninsky. Funeral services and in- terment were held at Ohev Shalom Cemetery, Beth Am -Section. with Rabbi Rick Sherwin officiating. Donations in memory of Dotty Siegel may be made to Congregation Beth Am or the Alzheimer's Foundation, Services were entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. JUDITH VOGEL Judith Vogel of Altamonte Springs, Fla., died on Sept. 26, 2009. She was 74 years old. Ms. Vogel was born in Brooklyn, N.Y.. on Nov. 16, Orlando Jewish commu- nity. And what could be more meaningful than a keepsake book?" While the original dead- line for the book was Thanksgiving, Meitin has decided to extend the dead- line to offer full participa- tion in the project. She is pleased to invite members of the Jewish Community to remember and celebrate themselves, their parents, grandparents ahd other relatives. Fabienne Kaplan, chair- man of the project, knows how precious family pho- tographs are. She will help participants find their favorite family photos and personally pick them up, scan them and deliver back to participants. For those who need help writing their saga, professional writer Sheryl Kurland will help families tel| their stories so that they sparkle. Nancy Ludin, Jewish Pavilion executive director, says "'Honor Thy Father and Thy Mother'" will be a unique and meaningful tribute book that commu- nity members can enjoy now--and l'dor v'dor, share with their children and grandchildren in future years." For more information, contact Nancy Ludin at the Jewish Pavilion at 407- 678-9363, e-mail nancylu- din @jewishpavilion.org or visit www.jewishpavilion., org. 1934 to the late Louis and Wilma (nee Marymont) Vogel. She worked for many years as an accountant for the Cham- ber of Commerce. Services were entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, Orlando. MORTON WOLBERG Morton Wolberg of St. Cloud, Fla., died on Oct. 1, 2009.-He was 89 years old. Mr. Wolberg was born in Brooklyn, N.Y.. on Nov. 19. 1919. to the late Samuel and Bessie (nee Schwartzberg) Wolberg. Mr. Wolberg was married for 55 years to the late J.oyce (nee Engel) Wol- berg, who died in 2007. Prior to their move to the Orlando area in 1993, he worked for many years as a telegraph operator in the communica- tions industry. Mr. Wolberg is survived by his son, Arnold, of Orlando; daughters. Evelyn (David) Fuchs of Massachusetts, Mi- chelle Wolberg of New Jersey, Lynn Woiberg of New York, and Debra Wolberg of Or- lando: and two grandchildren. Funeral services and in- terment were held at Temple Israel 'Cemetery with Rabbi Arnold Siegel officiating. Donations in memory of Morton Wolberg may be made to the American Heart Association or the American Diabetes Association. 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 www.JewishCelebration.org; 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 Yisrael/Chahad (O), 708 Lake Howell Rd.. Maitland, 407-644-2500; www.chabadorlando.org.; 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. Cotlgregation Bet Chaim (R), 426 Lakeport Cove, Casselberry, 407- 830-7211; www.bet-chaim.org; 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 Summervilte 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: 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 Shalom (R-C), 315 North 13th St.. Leesburg, 352- 326-3692;www.BethSholomFlorida.org; schedule of services 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, 10 a.m. Congregation B'naiTorah (C), 403 N. Nova Rd., 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 aan. 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.: JuniorCong., 10:00 a.m. Congregation Or Chayim (Rec), Leesburg, 352-326-8745: egrae@hotmai] corn; services last Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m. al 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 ShaareiYerashalyim (O), 9869 Kilgore Rd., Orlando, 407-928-8972; Services: Monday - Friday, 7:30 aan. and 7:30 p.m., Friday Minim 7:30 p.m.; Kabbalat Shabbat 8 pan., Saturday 9:30 a.m. Congregation Sinai ~R/C), 303AN. S.R. 27, Minneola,; 352-243-5353; services: second and final Friday monthly at 8"p.m. 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), 1t200 S. Apopka-Vineland Rd., Orlando, 407-239-5444; Shabbat service, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Temple Beth E! (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 Sholom (C), 5995 N. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, 321-254- 63~3; Shabbat Services 6 p.m.;'Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Temple Beth Shalom(R), 1109N.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. tiflorida.org; services: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 a.m. Temple Israel (R), 7350 LakeAndrew Drive, Melbourne. 321-631-9494. Temple Israel (C), 1400 S. PeninsulaAve., DaytonaBeach, 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 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 (O) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist