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HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, NOVEMBER 26, 2010 Torah's w()J'l, twide journey makes 1st ,top in Ocala By Yaakov Freedman Chabad.org Ocala bills itself as the "horse capital of the world." Pickup trucks and trailers are standard around Marion County, and farms and pas- tureland--as  well as race tracks--dot the landscape. But in the midst of the thoroughbred wilderness sits a Chabad-Lubavitch center with a distinction of its own: On Nov. 13 the combination synagogue and community center celebrated its status as the first location to use a newly dedicated Torah scroll commissioned way north of the Mason-Dixon Line. Dedicated at The Hamp- ton Synagogue by the phil- anthropic Kaylie family in honor of the 100th birthday of grandmother Tess Kaylie, the "Traveling Torah" will ,make the rounds of Jewish communities throughout the world. It arrived recently at Rabbi Yossi and Chanie Hecht's Chabad of Marion County last week. "Our grandmother is a very modest person," says Roberta Kaylie. "We wanted to find a way to honor her that would be special. This will help people all over the world, wherever they have a need for a Torah scroll." Written in Israel, the spe- cial scroll took just under a year to complete. Rabbi Eli Goodman, director of Chabad of the Beaches in Long Beach, N.Y., coordinated the project. "Our goal is to help and inspire these communities," says Goodman. "We hope us- ing the scroll for a year will provide the impetus they need to fundraise for a permanent one of their own." So why Ocala? Answers the rabbi: "We were looking for a Chabad House that was new enough- to not have their own scroll yet, but established enough Celebrants welcome a new traveling Torah scroll to The Hampton Synagogue on New York's Long Island before dis- patching it to Chabad of Marion County in Ocala. to have a sufficient quorum for organized public services." The Kaylie family commis- sioned the traveling scroll. Home to what is consid- ered the oldest standing synagogue in Florida, Ocala's aging Jewish community got its first permanent Chabad House a year-and-a-half ago. "In the beginning, we only had a minyan once a month," says Yossi Hecht. "But we rap- idly grew to the point where we now have one three times a month. "Everyone here is very excited. We've had to bor- row a Torah scroll until now, and we are very grateful for the opportunity to have our own." Goodman says post-Ocala locations are still beiflg considered. "We looked into Russia," laughs Goodman, "but dis- covered it wouldn't be so easy to get it back out. It will go where it' needed. Hopefully, it will travel more than any other Torah in the world." Yudit Greenb,00l"g to speak at brunch By Jill Cousins Special to the Heritage Dor Shalom will celebrate Chanukah with a special "Brunch and Learn" question- and-answer session with PrO- fessorYudit Greenberg, director of the Jewish Studies Program at Rollins College, at 11:30 a.m. unday, Dec. 5. The event will take place at the Moorings clubhouse at 200 Quayside Circle in Maitland (across from Lake Lily on Highway 17-92). Dor Shalom is the Jewish Federa- tion of Greater Orlando's social grolipfor singles, couples and in-betweeners who are age 40 and over. "Professor Greenberg is the head of Jewish Studies at Rollins, and a lot of people have not met heryet," said Tina Solomon, Dor Shalom's education chairman. "Wewant to introduce her t9 the Dor Shalomers and learn how, as young baby boomers, we can participate." In addition to her duties at Rollins, Greenberg is also considered an expert on love in the context of religion. She has authored a book titled "Encyclopedia of Love in World Religions." Greenberg, a native of Israel who has been Rollins' Jewish Studies director since 1998, will discuss various top- ics, including how the Rollins program interacts with the Jewish community. In addition to the food and guest speaker, the "Brunch and Learn" event will also feature a raffling of a framed Marc Cha- gall print called "Bathsheba," which depicts David's extreme passion for Bathsheba. Cost for Dor Shalom's "Brunch and Learn" event is $12 in advance, $15 at the door. Tickets can be purchased online at www.jfgo.org or call Sonya Baumstein at 407-645-5933 for more information. Marc Chagall's framed print Bathsheba is being raffled. OB-UAR ES ANNETTE PORES Annette Pores of Maitland, Fla., died Friday, Nov. 12, 2010. She was 75 years old. Mrs. Pores was born Aug. 20, 1935, in Chicago. In 1955, she and her husband moved to Orlando, where she was a suc- cessful businesswoman. She ran her company, All-Ways Travel Service, for more than 30 years. After retirement, Mrs, Pores and her daughter, Pamela, made great use of her travel background by sharing many adventures. She also shared her love of orchids and her keen sense of fashion, say those close to her. Mrs. Pores was preceded in death by her son, Marc Craig; her parents, Jenni and David Tokowitz; and her brother, Harold. Mrs. Pores is survived by her daughter, Pare; and many loving family friends. Donations in rpemory of Mrs. Pores may be made to M.D. Anderson Orlando, attention Foundation, 1400 S. Orange Ave., Orlando, FL 32806. ANNIE SCHATZ ROZENCWAJG Annie Schatz Rozencwajg, long time resident of Orlando, died on Friday, Nov. 19 in Boston. She was 99 years old. Mrs. Rozencwajg was a member of Temple Israel and a life member of Hadassah. Thosewho knew hersaid,"She is remembered for her viva- cious personality and charm and her generosi[y." Mrs. Rozencwajg is sur- vived by her daughter, Edie Seligson Wade of Phoenix; her son, Bobby Schatz; three grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. The funeral took place graveside at Temple Israel Cemetery. Donations in memory of Mrs. Rozencwajg may be made to Hadassah ot your favorite charity. Answers from 11/26/2010 6 Sudoku (see page 23 for solution) 4 1 957 4 6 158 4 3 79 5 6 3 3 4 78 7 32  2010. StatePoint Media, inc. Fill in the blank squares in the grid, making sure (hat every row, column and 3-by-3 box includes all digits 1 through 9, PAGE 7A Central Florida Synagogue Service Schedule and Directory Celebration Jewish Congregation (R), Services and Holiday schedules shown at www.JewishCelebrationorg; 407,566-9792. Chabad Lubavitch of North Orlando (O), Courtyard by Marriott Orlando Lake Mary/North, 135 International Parkway Heathrow, 407-878-301 i; www.j ewishnorthorlando.com; (RSVPs appreciated); services: 2nd Friday ofeverymonth; February-March, 6 pan.;April-August, 7:30 p.m.; October, 6:30; NovemMr-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. Chabod of the Space & Treasure Coasts (O), 1190 Highway AIA, Satellite Beach, 321-777-2770. (0ngregation Ahavas Yisrael/Chabad (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 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 E! (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.BcthSholomFlorida.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.NovaRd., OrmondBeach, 32174, 386-672-1174; Services Friday, 8 p.m.; Saturday, 10 a.m. Congregation Chabad Lnbavitch 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 pan. 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 Ohcv Shalom (C), 5015 GoddardAve., Orlando, 407-298- 4650; Shabbat service, 7:30 p.m.; Saturday: 9 a.m.; Junior Cong., 10:00 a.m. Congregation Or Chayim (Rec), Leesburg, 352-326-8745; egrae@h0tma com; services last Friday of each month at 3:30 p.m. at various privat residences. Congregation ShalomAleichem (R), 3501 Oak Pointe Blvd., Kissimmee, 407-935-0064; Shabbat service, 8 p.m., I st and 3rd Fridays of the month. Congregation of Shaarei Yerushalyim (O), 9869 Kilgore Rd., orlando, 407-928-8972; Services: Monday- Friday, 7:30 a.m. and 7:30 p.m., Friday Minha 7:30 p.m.; Kabbalat Shabbat 8 p.m.; Saturday 9:30 a.m Congregation 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/Ohaki Rivka (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, Winter Haven, 813-324-2882. Temple Beth Shalom (C), 40 Wellington Drive, Palm Coast, 386-445- 3006; Shabhat service, 8 p.m.; Saturday 9 a.m. Tem!e Beth Sholom (C), 5995 N. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, 321-254- 6333; Shabbat Services 6 p.m.; Saturday: 9:30 aan. Temple Beth Shalom (R), 1109N.E. 8th Ave., Ocala, 352-629-3587; service Friday, 8 p.m.; Torah study: Saturday, 10:00 a.m. Temple B'nai Barom (R), 49 Banyan Course, Ocala, 352-624-0380; Friday Services 8 p.m. Temple hrael (C), 50 S. Moss Rd.,Winter Springs, 407-647-3055;www. tiflorida.org; services: Friday, 7 p.m.; Saturday, 9:30 aan. Temple Israel (R), 7350 LakeAndrew Drive, Melbourne, 321-631-9494. TempleIsrael(C), 1400 S, PcniusulaAve., DaytonaBeach,386-252-3097; Shahbat 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, 9:30 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 a.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. Traditignal Congregation of Mount Dora (T) Mount Dora, 352-735- 4774; www.tcomd.org; services: second and fourth Fridays and Saturday of the month. (R) Reform (C) Conservative (0) Orthodox (Rec) Reconstructionist