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PAGE 8 HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, NOVEMBER 21 L at 386-447-6650 and in April 7- River, Cross My CLUBS and ORGANIZATIONS I VolusiacallArleneat386-322- Heart by Breena Clarke 0265. May 5 - Crow Lake by Mary [ Copy for publication must be typed and The donation is $3. Non- Lawson [ doublespaced, andintheHERITAGEofrllceby II membersmayattendoneses-Forinformationandreser- I Wednesday noon of the week preceding publi- sion. vations call Janet at 386-322- [ cation. Copy received late will be published in 8470 or 386-238-8653. I the next issue, if still timely. Mail news releases l Fiction Book Review [ to HERITAGE, P.O. Box 300742, Fern Park,II The Fiction Book ReviewJewish Music, Cantorial to FL32730 series continues with Five Klezmer Quarters of the Orange by The Brandeis University Joanne Harris, on Wednes- Women's Committee of day, Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. at the Flagler/Volusia invites you Ormond Beach Library. Hat- to a hand clapping, foot Brandeis to watch TV news," "How to ris is the author of Chocolat, stomping event, "Jewish Media Brieflet identify bias," "What are we which became an award win- Music from Cantorial to watching," and "What can we ning film. Klezmer." Join in for an af- TV news is not the only do as media consumers to en- This novel is set in a tiny ternoon with local expert, news. There are news magi- couragetheTVmediatomakeFrench village where the pri- Bud Gropper. He will speak zines, cable, talk shows and meetingtheneedsofthepub- mary character lived as a to the group and play records more that shape our view of lic a priority." child. It involves occurrences from his extensive coilec- the nationandtheworld.The If you missed this discus- that happened during the tion. Dancing will not be Brandeis University National sion when it was held in German occupation. It digs discouraged. Light refresh- Women's Committee of Volusia, this is your chance deepintofamilyrelationships, ments will be served. Sun- Flagler/Volusia invite all in- to participate. There will be Future Selections include: day, Dec. 14 at 3 p.m. at the terested women and men to a lightrefreshmentsandagreat Jan.7-HenryandClaraby Heritage Condominium, 1 Media Brieflet on Thursday, discussion at, FlaglerCounty Thomas Demons John Anderson Blvd Dec. 4at2p.m. Library, 2500 Palm Coast Feb. 4-SuchaLongJour- OrmondBeach. Using materials provided by Parkway, N.W. Palm Coast. hey by Robinson Mistry For reservations, call Lois Brandeis professors the dis- For reservations and infor- March 3-The Gates Of The at 386-441-2226. The dona- cussion will focus on, "How tuition, in Flagler call Lena Forest by Elie Wiesel tion is $10. Caitlin Sheryl Plotkin, daughter of Leslie and Jay PIotkin of Winter Park, will be called to the Torah as a bat mitzvah on Saturday, November 29, at Congre- gation Ohev Shalom, Or- lando. Caitlin is in the seventh grade at Trinity Prepara- tory School where she is on the Headmasters list. She is a participant in the Duke University Talent Identification Program. Caitlin is member of the 7th grade Volleyball Team and the Junior High Softball Team. Her hobbies include volleyball, softball and hanging out with friends Sharing in the family'ssimcha will be her sisters, Cori of Boulder, Colo. and Carly of Winter Park; brother Chad, sister-in-law Carolyn, and niece Madison of New JerseY; grandfather, Joseph and Beverly Herman of Longwood and aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends from California, Massachusetts, Connecticut and Florida. eee JFSHelpsisapmgramthatis fled to Orlando with her two she can accumulate enough to make. The hardest part of do this and watch her budget at gift certificates from onlythreeyearsoldbutitisone small children, Jordan, age 5 money to rent an apartment. Kelnefsdayisleavingheryoung the same time. Wal-mart, Target and area that touches individual lives in and Jacob, age 3. Her husband Day-care eats up most of her sonsinday-care.Shethinksher JFS Helps is collecting gift permarkets. Please send thiscommunity.Asalways, JFS is actively searching forher, small paychecks. Things are boysarenolongerthegiggling, certificates to distribute to the respects the privacy of all cli- Keiner left her home literally looking up a bit with the prom- silly, and playful children of a Kelner family so that mom can Services ents, and therefore the story with the clothes on her back ise of a full time position with few months ago. What Kelner pick out gifts for her children ter, and names have been changed andafew necessities. Not afraid benefits at a department store, wants to do is put the joy back and buy food for the holidays. FL 32789. Please con to conceal identities, ofhardworkshewasabletofind Through counseling at JFS, into their lives by celebrating Get caught caring for the Adrienne Vicki Kelner is a victim of two part time jobs. She is living Kelner feels more confident in Thanksgiving and Hanukkah Kelner's and other families in servicescoordinator domestic abuse. She recently temporarily with friends until the hard decisions she has had withallthetrimmings.Shecan't needofyourhelpbypurchasing anyq CentralFloridaShomrimSo- with secret family recipes, will ing, Israeli music, childrensing- cietyannouncesitsfirst"Latkes be one of many events. Twenty ingHanukkahsongs, tellingthe and Lights Hannukah FestivaL" potenfial"latke"championswill Hanukkah story, and lighting It will take place on Dec. 21 at compete for the grand prize ofa oftheMenorah.Hanukkahgifts The Mercado located at 8445 golden spatula and the title of andac.cessorieswillalsobeavail- International Drive from 2 un- ' /orldsBestLatkeMaker."The able. til 6 p.m. contest is open to any adult. The Mercado is located in the TheCentralFloridaShomrim Judges will be Central Florida center of Orange County's en- Society is comprised of public personalities. Local restaurants tertainment district. It is a fes- safetyworkersoftheJewishfaith, willbeonhandpreparinglatkes tive world marketplace featur- It is sponsoring the event in co- as well as other traditional Ha- ing free live entertainment, a operation with The Mercado. nukkah fare. collection of unique shops, fine A "potato latke" cook-off, Other events at the festival restaurantsandaninternational whose participants will include will be, dreidel spinning games food court. many Jewish grandmothers for the children, dreidei paint- The Central Florida The Jewish Community Participants will be given Admission is $60 per per- CenterofGreaterOrlandowill illuminated golf balls, and son and includes a buffet sup- host its first"GIow in the Dark glow sticks will be located at per and awards program di- Golf Event" on Wednesday, each flagto help guide players rectly following the tourna- Dec. 17 at the Winter Park through the nine-hole course, ment. For more information Municipal Golf Course. The "This is going to be a lot of or to register, please visit our event will be a four-person fun," said event chairperson, website at: scramble with a shotgun start Lee Chepenik."After all, we're www.orlandojcc.org or call at 6:30 p.m. shooting in the dark." 407-645-5933, ext. 255. Shomrim Society is under the Shomrim members do, protect umbrella of National Shomrim our society from the dangers tral Florida Shomrim and is the newest of the20 chap- that are around us every day. For more ters nationwide. It is comprised "By embracing Central tact, of Central Florida firefighters, Florida's diversity, festivalsrec- 407-963-3741 or paramedics, law enforcement, ognizingall facets of our popu- cj federal agents, state attorneys, lation can only be good for our Carter de Treville, and emergency room workers area. The joyous holiday of Ha- and Marketing advisor, of the Jewish faith, nukkah can now be shared with Mercado407-345-1072 ShomrimistheHebrewword allourcitizensandvisitors, Jews brenda@theme for protectors, which is what and non-Jews alike," said Clay 407-539-5981. Prime Time a program is presented. Can- PrimeTime, a social group tor Patricia Hickman of for seniors sponsored by Temple Israel will lead the Temple Israel that meets on December program. The topic the first Monday of each will be "Music, Stories and month, will hold its monthly Oddities of Chanukah from meeting on Dec. 1. The group Around the World." gathers atTemple Israel, 7350 All are welcome to attend Lake Andrew Drive, Viera, at Prime Time meetings. For ll:30a.m bringingtheirown more information, pleasecall "brown bag" lunches. Dessert 386-636-3484. and beverages are provided. Temple Talkers After lunch and socializing, This discussion group for l seniors, sponsored by Israel, will hold their m e t:t lg 1 3% aD:'lt . t,C lls bag lunches and sociaJ (dessert and beverageS ,I it s n plied), the moderator e thi, opens the discussion or ar even lenging time ensues. welcome to attend. information, please 726-0660. Congregation of Liberal Ju- DiGIoria, Judy Godorov, daism kicked off their annual Georgie PhiilipsMarianneand Family Mitzvah Day with a So- Jay Schleichkorn, Sheila cial Action Shabbat on Friday, Siater, Sharon Silver and Oct. 24. Area agencies were BernieLinton(ShirleyJacobs, invited to attend the service Charlotte Schwartz, Esther wheretheywereabletodisplay and Sam Wolman, and Shelly their literature and speak to Taylorwerenotinattendance). the members and guests dur- CIA's SocialAction Commit- ing the Oneg Shabbat. tee had a record-breakingturn- Representatives from The out for their annual Family Center for Drug Free Living, Mitzvah Day. It was a huge Freedom Ride, A Gift for undertaking running this Teaching, The Historical So- iarge-scale community service ciety, Hubbard House, and day, which couldn't have been, Jewish Family Services at- accomplished without this tended, strong committee and the team A special moment in the leaders of each project. Most of service occurred when Rabbi CIg'sauxiliarygroupswerewell Engel and Cantorial Intern represented such as: the choir, Jackie Rawiszer were joined sisterhood, brotherhood, Art on the Bima for the Torah and Beautification, Library blessing in honor of those committee and OAFTY. members who have worked Approximately 300 tirelesslyonsocialaction.They congregants pre-registered include Margie Blau, Alma choosing from 17 different Teams of CongregaHon of Liberal Judaism members volunteering at area non-profit organizations. projects benefiting 16 area After getting their assign- agencies around the Orlando ments and nametags the area. On the morning of Oct. congregants went into the 26 another 70 temple mere- Social Hall where the youth bets registered for a record groups sold breakfast items, 370 members participating, which helps them fund the diverse programs.After abrief Rawiszer. The welcome by the committee, theCIAAdultChoirandYouth CLJ and the rest Choir led them into a send off rectly on site at prayer and songs led bymaking what we Cantorial Intern Jackieworthwhile one