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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, NOVEMBER 21, 2014 Local women immerse themselves in mikveh education through Chabad By Pamela Ruben Chanshy Majesky was over- come with great sadness fol- lowing the Hebrew month of Adar (March) that even the joyous effects of Purim could not lift. Two of her colleagues from the Chabad community, Rashi Minkowitz of Fulton County, Georgia, and • Rivky Barber of Melbourne, Aus- tralia, passed unexpectedly, leaving behind motherless children and grieving com- munities. Majesky and her fellow schluchot (emissaries of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe who are sent out to spread Juda- ism to Jews around the globe) have joined together tohonor PAGE 3_ A. these two young women, by launching the MikvahlCam- paign. This campaign invites Jewish women who don't typi- cally use or who have never experienced the mikveh, or ritual bath, to partake in this mitzvah for the first time. She stated in an opinion Chabad on page 15A A time to honor Jewish Pavilion volunteers • The 'Mikveh Madness' class took a field trip to the OrmondBeach Chabad to see a deluxe- style mikveh. Shown here are (top row, l-r) Chani Ezayui, co-director at Chabad of Greater Daytona; Pare Ruben; Chanshy Majesky, co-director of Chabad of North Orlando; Staci Enouti; Adrlenne Raskin; Lori Kielmovitch; and Morgan Frank; (seated) Karin Barth and her son Kai, and Emi Barth. Music of Courage to rern ’,,mber 'Never Again' Shown here are (l-r), pianist Rose Shlyam, soloist Aaron Hilbun and Holocaust Center Executive Director Pam Kancher. Shown here are concert attendees (l-r), Richard Gair, Helen Greenspun and Hans Frankfort. On Sunday, Nov. 9, the Ho- Music of Courage. Nearly 150 locaustCenterpresentedtheir people attended and were annual Kristallnacht com- enchanted by two illustrious memoration, this year titled musicians, Dr. Aaron Hilbun Upcoming events at • The Holocaust Center The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center is an organization dedicated to remembering and teaching the lessons of the Holocaust as a means to combat anti-Semitism, racism and prejudice. The Center's goal of developing a just, tolerant and inclusive community is achieved through its extensive outreach of educational and cultural programs, which are avail- able to the entire community and generally provided free of charge. The current exhibit, "Hateful Things," a display of stereotypes and racist materials in advertising, entertain- ment and other media that demeaned and marginalized African-Americans, through Dec. 14. December's Educational Forum: "Ghetto Heroes: Inspiring Acts of Resistance and Rescue" on Dec. 4. December's Book Club reading, "Devil in the Grove" by Gilbert King on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. For more information regarding the Holocaust Center or its programs, visit the website at www.holocaustedu. org or contact 407-628-0555. and Rose Shlyam Grace, as songs and poems reflecting on Kristallnacht, were per- formed. Dr. Aaron Hilbun has been featured as a soloist, cham- ber musician and orchestral player on four continents. Overseas appearances include Evensong performances at St. Path's Cathedral, London, at the Festival Internacional Bach in Trujillo, Peru and at the Czech Music Camp for Youth in Horni Jeleni, Czech Republic. A longtime Central Florida resident, among some of the local organizations that Dr. Hilbun performs with includes the Bach Festival Society in Winter Park, the Brevard Symphony and Walt Disney World Orchestras. In addition to his performing, Dr. Hilbun currently serves on the faculties of Rollins College and Bethune-Cookman University. Grace holds a doctorate in piano performance from East- man School of Music, an M.A. in musicology from the Uni- versity of Chicago, and a B.N. in piano performance and musicology from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. She has taught and inspired music at various schools • and uni- versities and most recently, was presented with the B-CU Community Service Award for her outstandingworkwith the Music Outreach Program. As the Holocaust Center states, we must remember the past to protect the future. Kristallnacht is the day of all days in history we must remember most clearly. This is the day when the great- est crime against humanity was So clear, so compelling that no one could escape its significance. This is when horrifying destruction on Jewish families, homes, syna- gogues and businesses were targeted for vandalism. This destruction is not the most significant reason we must remember Kristallnacht. What must be remembered is that the world saw it happen, and knew of its brutality. On this day, more than any other day, we must think about it say, Never Again. Eat, drink and be merry... Members of the Jewish Pavil- ion are invited to attend "JP Connections," a luncheon slated for Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Hilton, Altamonte Springs. At the luncheon we will be honor- ing all of the Pavilion vol- unteers. Special recognition will be paid to Norma Ball and Pare Ruben..For only $25, participants will enjoy a gourmet meal. The event will also include a holiday bazaar. Vendors will be sell- ing jewelry, purses, scarves, ties, Judaica and other gifts for the holidays. Participants who purchase raffle tickets will have the opportunity to win gifts from the vendors. The Jewish Pavilion's membership year coincides with the Jewish calendar. It goes from September through August. Annual Pat Rubenstein, chair- woman of JP Connections. membership in the Jewish Pavilion starts at only $36. Community members can join at any time of the year. Funds are used to provide holiday and Shabbat pro- grams, friendly visits and intergenerational activities for seniors and frail adults who live in long- term care facilities. No one wants to be forgotten... It is the mission of the Jewish Pavilion "to enhance the quality of life of our elders and heir families by strengthening their con- nection to the community." Pat Rubenstein is Chair- ing "JP Connections." Pat has been involved with the Jewish Pavilion since its inception in 2001. She has worked as a volunteer and a Program Assistant for the non-profit agency and she has spearheaded several service projects. Pat currently serves on the Friends of the Jewish Pavilion Board. To receive an invitation or learn more about the event call 407-678-9363 or e-mail Nancy Ludin at nan- cyludin@ jewishpavilion.org. Dedicated To Serving Our Jewish Community Call on Central Florida's Exclusively Jewish Funeral Home for Details Regarding: • Traditional Jewish Funerals • Non-Traditional Services • Interstate Shipping • Pre-Arranged Funerals (Shalom Assurance Plan) • Headstone, Grave Markers (Cardinal Memorials) 407-599-1180 640 Lee Rd. Orlando, Florida W.E. "Manny" Adams, LFD Samuel P. (Sammy) Goldstein, Executive Director HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, NOVEMBER 21, 2014 Local women immerse themselves in mikveh education through Chabad By Pamela Ruben Chanshy Majesky was over- come with great sadness fol- lowing the Hebrew month of Adar (March) that even the joyous effects of Purim could not lift. Two of her colleagues from the Chabad community, Rashi Minkowitz of Fulton County, Georgia, and • Rivky Barber of Melbourne, Aus- tralia, passed unexpectedly, leaving behind motherless children and grieving com- munities. Majesky and her fellow schluchot (emissaries of the late Lubavitcher Rebbe who are sent out to spread Juda- ism to Jews around the globe) have joined together tohonor PAGE 3_ A. these two young women, by launching the MikvahlCam- paign. This campaign invites Jewish women who don't typi- cally use or who have never experienced the mikveh, or ritual bath, to partake in this mitzvah for the first time. She stated in an opinion Chabad on page 15A A time to honor Jewish Pavilion volunteers • The 'Mikveh Madness' class took a field trip to the OrmondBeach Chabad to see a deluxe- style mikveh. Shown here are (top row, l-r) Chani Ezayui, co-director at Chabad of Greater Daytona; Pare Ruben; Chanshy Majesky, co-director of Chabad of North Orlando; Staci Enouti; Adrlenne Raskin; Lori Kielmovitch; and Morgan Frank; (seated) Karin Barth and her son Kai, and Emi Barth. Music of Courage to rern ’,,mber 'Never Again' Shown here are (l-r), pianist Rose Shlyam, soloist Aaron Hilbun and Holocaust Center Executive Director Pam Kancher. Shown here are concert attendees (l-r), Richard Gair, Helen Greenspun and Hans Frankfort. On Sunday, Nov. 9, the Ho- Music of Courage. Nearly 150 locaustCenterpresentedtheir people attended and were annual Kristallnacht com- enchanted by two illustrious memoration, this year titled musicians, Dr. Aaron Hilbun Upcoming events at • The Holocaust Center The Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center is an organization dedicated to remembering and teaching the lessons of the Holocaust as a means to combat anti-Semitism, racism and prejudice. The Center's goal of developing a just, tolerant and inclusive community is achieved through its extensive outreach of educational and cultural programs, which are avail- able to the entire community and generally provided free of charge. The current exhibit, "Hateful Things," a display of stereotypes and racist materials in advertising, entertain- ment and other media that demeaned and marginalized African-Americans, through Dec. 14. December's Educational Forum: "Ghetto Heroes: Inspiring Acts of Resistance and Rescue" on Dec. 4. December's Book Club reading, "Devil in the Grove" by Gilbert King on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. For more information regarding the Holocaust Center or its programs, visit the website at www.holocaustedu. org or contact 407-628-0555. and Rose Shlyam Grace, as songs and poems reflecting on Kristallnacht, were per- formed. Dr. Aaron Hilbun has been featured as a soloist, cham- ber musician and orchestral player on four continents. Overseas appearances include Evensong performances at St. Path's Cathedral, London, at the Festival Internacional Bach in Trujillo, Peru and at the Czech Music Camp for Youth in Horni Jeleni, Czech Republic. A longtime Central Florida resident, among some of the local organizations that Dr. Hilbun performs with includes the Bach Festival Society in Winter Park, the Brevard Symphony and Walt Disney World Orchestras. In addition to his performing, Dr. Hilbun currently serves on the faculties of Rollins College and Bethune-Cookman University. Grace holds a doctorate in piano performance from East- man School of Music, an M.A. in musicology from the Uni- versity of Chicago, and a B.N. in piano performance and musicology from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music. She has taught and inspired music at various schools • and uni- versities and most recently, was presented with the B-CU Community Service Award for her outstandingworkwith the Music Outreach Program. As the Holocaust Center states, we must remember the past to protect the future. Kristallnacht is the day of all days in history we must remember most clearly. This is the day when the great- est crime against humanity was So clear, so compelling that no one could escape its significance. This is when horrifying destruction on Jewish families, homes, syna- gogues and businesses were targeted for vandalism. This destruction is not the most significant reason we must remember Kristallnacht. What must be remembered is that the world saw it happen, and knew of its brutality. On this day, more than any other day, we must think about it say, Never Again. Eat, drink and be merry... Members of the Jewish Pavil- ion are invited to attend "JP Connections," a luncheon slated for Tuesday, Dec. 11 at 11 a.m. at the Hilton, Altamonte Springs. At the luncheon we will be honor- ing all of the Pavilion vol- unteers. Special recognition will be paid to Norma Ball and Pare Ruben..For only $25, participants will enjoy a gourmet meal. The event will also include a holiday bazaar. Vendors will be sell- ing jewelry, purses, scarves, ties, Judaica and other gifts for the holidays. Participants who purchase raffle tickets will have the opportunity to win gifts from the vendors. The Jewish Pavilion's membership year coincides with the Jewish calendar. It goes from September through August. Annual Pat Rubenstein, chair- woman of JP Connections. membership in the Jewish Pavilion starts at only $36. Community members can join at any time of the year. Funds are used to provide holiday and Shabbat pro- grams, friendly visits and intergenerational activities for seniors and frail adults who live in long- term care facilities. No one wants to be forgotten... It is the mission of the Jewish Pavilion "to enhance the quality of life of our elders and heir families by strengthening their con- nection to the community." Pat Rubenstein is Chair- ing "JP Connections." Pat has been involved with the Jewish Pavilion since its inception in 2001. She has worked as a volunteer and a Program Assistant for the non-profit agency and she has spearheaded several service projects. Pat currently serves on the Friends of the Jewish Pavilion Board. To receive an invitation or learn more about the event call 407-678-9363 or e-mail Nancy Ludin at nan- cyludin@ jewishpavilion.org. Dedicated To Serving Our Jewish Community Call on Central Florida's Exclusively Jewish Funeral Home for Details Regarding: • Traditional Jewish Funerals • Non-Traditional Services • Interstate Shipping • Pre-Arranged Funerals (Shalom Assurance Plan) • Headstone, Grave Markers (Cardinal Memorials) 407-599-1180 640 Lee Rd. Orlando, Florida W.E. "Manny" Adams, LFD Samuel P. (Sammy) Goldstein, Executive Director