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PAGE 6 HERITAGE FLORIDA, TUESDAY, OCTOBER 21 JCC Sports & Wellness--Men's Pickup Basketball, 12 - 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 7 p.m. Lunchtinne Express Workout, 1 - 1:45 p.m. Info: 407-645-5933, ext. 255. JCC 39ers--"Gam;e Day Tuesdays," 1 - 4 p.m. Get together with your friends in the Senior Lounge and play your favorite game Canasta, Bridge, Mah Jongg, Monopoly, Scrabble, Dominos or any game of your choice. Refreshments served. Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Central Florida--Annual Membership Meeting and screening of the film 'The Children of Chabannes', 7:30 p.m. No admission cost~ reservations requested, call 407-628-0555. MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Call synagogue to confirm time.) Congregation Ahavas Yisrael---Monday - Friday, 7 a.m.; Sunday, 8 a.m 407-644-2500 Congregation Beth Am--Monday, 7:45 a.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m. (only when religious school is in session), 407-862-3505. Congregation Chabed Lubavitch of Greater Daytona--Monday, 8 a.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m 904- 672-9300. Congregation Ohev Shalom--Monday, 7:45 a.m.; Tuesday, 7 p.m.; Wednesday, 7 p.m.; Thursday, 7:45 a.m.; Sunday, 9 a.m 407-298-4650. Temple Israel, Orlando--Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 7:30 a.m and Sunday, 9 a.m at Markham Woods Rd 407-647-3055. See the synagogue directory for SImbbat schedules FRIDAY, OCTOBER 17 JCC Sports & Wellness--Yogalates, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Lunchtime Express 1 - 1:45 p.m. Info: 407-645-5933, ext. 255. Ahaw~s Yisrael---Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 18 Candlelighting after 7:30 p.m. Shemini Atzeret--JCC Closed. Jewish Adult Singles (65+)--Dinner at Giovanni's, 1917 AIoma 407-673-8800). R.S.V.P. to Roz Greenhut at 407-332-7062. Congregation Beth Am---Celebrate Simchat Torah followed by Potluck Feast, 7 p.m, at 1899 Sand Lake Rd Longwood. Info about what call Mark or Debbie Davids, 407-869-0238 or e-mail Ave, Winter Park (restaurant services at an outdoor Patio to bring or to R.S.V.P. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 19 Congregation Ohev Shalom--Simchat Torah Service, 9 a.m. honoring Berny and Eleanor Raft with Hatan Torah aliyah and Hatan Bereshit honoring Dr. Jeff and Debra Bornstein. Community welcome. Info: Michael Landy, 407-298-4650. Simchat Torah--JCC Closed. MONDAY, OCTOBER 20 JCC Sports & Wellness--Yogalates, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Pickup Basketball, 5 - 6:30 p.m. and 8 - 10 p.m. Info: 407-645-5933, ext. 255. JCC 39ers--Meet and Mingle Mondays, 1 p.m JCC Auditorium. Local attorney, Kevin Weiss speaks on timely topics. Refreshments to follow. Info: 407-645-5933. Israeli Folk Dancing--7:15 - 10 p.m. at the JCC. Beginners and intermediates. Instruction: 7:15 - 8:15 p.m. $3.50 members and $4 nonmembers. Info: 407-645-5933. 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Congregation Ohev Shalom--"Dinner and a Jewish Story," 5 - 6:30 p.m. Guest storyteller followed by an activity or craft to bring the book to life, ending with pizza and ice cream dinner, lq0 charge for preschool age children and younger, $2/session for kindergarten through adul~ ; Reservations are required, 407-298-4650. Jewish Family Services--Rosh Hodesh, Festival of the New Moon-Cheshvan-Celebration wi~ Debra Hoffen, 7 p.m. at JFS George Woily Center, 2100 Lee Rd Winter Park. Info: Marlcn Farber at JFS, 407-647-0713. FRIDAY, OCTOBER 24 JCC Sports & WeHness---Yogalates, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Lunchtime Express 1 - 1:45 p.m. I~ : 407-645-5933, ext. 255. Ahavas Yisrad--Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 25 JCC Sports & Wellness---Men's Pickup Basketball, 1 - 3 p.m. Info: 407-645-5933, ext. 255. Jewish Adult Singles (65+)--Dinner at Jasmines on Lake Lilly, 630 S. Maitland Ave. (restauranL 407-622-8000). R.S.V.P. to Bea, 407-831-3849. SUNDAY, OCTOBER 26 DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME ENDS JCC Sports & Wellness---Men's Pickup Basketball, 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Info: 407-645-5933. "th JFGO Combined Jewish Appeal Campaign--Solicitor training workshop 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. wt Randy and Jan Ellington. Info: Nancy Ludin at the Jewish Federation at 407-645-5933, ext. 239, or JCC Arts for the Family--"Robbo'," 4 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center. Info or to purchase tickets call Jodi Alter, 407-645-5933, ext 270. JCC 39ers--Cinema Sundays, lounge opens at 1 p.m. Movie 2 p.m. It Runs in the Family, with Kirk Douglas and Michael Douglas. Refreshments served. Jewish Community Center and the Enzian Theater--Fifth Annual Jewish Film Festival: 12 p.m "Today You are A Fountain Pen," and "Shalom Y'all" at the Enzian Theater, north of Rd. on 17/92 in Maitland. Tickets available at the Enzian Box Office beginning Oct. 26 for $~' Info: JCC, 407-645-5933, ext. 245, or Enzian, 407-629-1088. Jewish Community Center and the Enzian Theater--Fifth Annual Jewish Film Festival: 2:30 p.m "Gloomy Sunday." See above. Nobel By Lev Krichevsky the most active and passionate men among the group's lay lead- MOSCOW (JTA)--In 1947, ership. Vitaly Ginzburg, the Russian "He is one of those Jewish Jewish scientist who received leaders who is extremely active the Nobel Prize in physics this inpropagatingtheideaofasecu- week, expected Soviet authori- lar Jewry," said Yevgeny ties to arrest him. Satanovsky, the RJC'spresident. Duringthe anti-Semitic cam- Ginzburgwas given the prize paign unleashed by Stalin after "for pioneering contributions World War II, "my name was to the theory of superconduc- oftenmentionedinthenewspa- tots and superfluids," accord- pets among other prominent ing to a release by the Nobel 'cosmopolitans,' " Ginzburg Prize committee. Hewill share said, employing a Soviet propa- the prize with another Russian ganda word used to denounce scientist, AlexeiAbrikosov, now Jews and others accused as working in the United States, "agents of imperialism and Zi- and a British-born American onism." Ginzburg said he nar- researcher, Anthony Leggett. rowly escaped arrest, and his A physicist and astrophysi- academic career suffered for a cist, Ginzburg has worked at while, the Moscow-based Lebedev Despitetheanti-Semitismhe Physical Institute since 1940. experienced then, Ginzburg is He also taught at Gorky State among a handful of older aca- University. demics who have been involved His academic work has in- in rebuilding Russian Jewish cluded research into supercon- life since the collapse of com- ductivity, theoriesofradio-wave munism, propagation, radio astronomy Ginzburg, 87, has been a and the origin of cosmic rays. member of the board of direc- Early in his career, Ginzburg tors ofthe Russian Jewish Con, was an ardent believer in sci- gresssincetheorganizationwas ence and a critic of religious started in 1996. He's the oldest worldviews. To his credit, Jew- member of the group's Public ish leaders say, such views did AdvisoryCouncil,which is made not preclude a deep devotion to up of prominent figures in arts, the Jewish people. science and sports. Ginzburg never shunned his The scientist is well known Jewish background, even for his passionate stand against though in recent years he has anti-Semitism and his support become especially active in his of secular Jewish identity and atheism, publishing several af- the State of Israel. RJC leaders ticles on the subject. described Ginzburg as one of Ginzburgdoesn'tliketocom- promise when it comes to atlae ism, Satanovsky said. t ! ~" Satanovsky recalled i ~n~ when the RJC board voted I~, I an year on a statement ofsolidari,Pr, with Israel, Ginzburg argU~,! uq strenuously against a line:, which Jewish leaders offer~,?n prayer for the well-being ! 'tno, Jewish state. Ginzburg is the Society the Peo[ advocacy created in 2002 to sian last year, Ginzburg another Nobel Prize Russian author Solzhenitsyn, sian Jewish history. ManY i Jewish community book, 'fl'wo Hundred gether,"tobebiasedz Ginzburg raised an RJC board Satanovsky said, and suaded the group to funds toward the statements in writings | In a telephone interVt~"atp,~,'~ Tuesday evening, hours g~a [ ~L" fftipv'~me his share of the $1.3 ! prizewasannounced, Gi ~,t~,i t~off said he would give the m~,r" ~ i~cl his young great-grands . 'J Id ~ or,; The sum appeared li~, [.~ tohim, asitwould"to ,Y s [ hvd sian who is not a crOO.~.~. | "he business magnate, '