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PAGE 6 HERITAGE FLORIDA JEWISH NEWS, DECEMBER 19, 2003 For inclusion in the What's Happening Calendar, copy must be sent on separate sheet and clearly marked for Calendar. Submit copy via: e-mail (; mall (P.O. Box 300742, Fern Park, FL 32730-0742); fax (407-831-0507); or drop it by the office (207 O'Brien Rd Ste. 101, Fern Park) Deadline is Wednesday noon, 10 days prior to publication. MORNING AND EVENING MINYANS (Ca" synagogue to confirm time.) Congregation Almv Yisrad---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 Chabad Lubavitch of Greater Daytona--Monday, 8 a.m.; Thursday, 8 a.m 904- 672-9300. Congregation Obey 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, Longwood--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 Shabbat schedules FRIDAY, DECEMBER 19 JCC Sports & Wellness---Yogalates, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Lunchtime 407-645-5933, ext. 255. Ahavas Yisrael--Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown. Express 1 - 1:45 p.m. Info: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 20 JCC Sports & Wellness--Men's Pickup Basketball, 1 - 3 p.m. Info: 407-645-5933, ext. 255. Jewish Adult Singles (65+)--No Saturday dinners planned for Dec. 20 and 27. South Orlando Jewish Congregation-Temple Ohalei Rivka ---Chanukah party, 8 p.m. Lighting of the Chanukiot, latkes, applesauce and soda (no charge for the party, $.50 cents per plate of latkes and $1.25 for soda can). Games, learn songs, and create Chanukah art projects. Info: 407- 239-5444. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 21 JCC Sports & Wellness--Men's Pickup Basketball, 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Info: 407-645-5933. JCC 39ers--Cinema Sundays, lounge opens at 1 p.m. Movie 2 p.m. Bendlt Like Beckham, with Parminder Nagra. Refreshments served. Holocaust Memorial Resource and Education Center of Central Florida---Opening Reception for Bittersweet Legacy: Creative Responses to the Holocaust, Wolf Kahn to be honored at 4 p.m. Open to the community. Info: 407-628-0555. Central Florida Shomrim Society---Latke and Lights Hanukkah Festival, 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at The Mercado's outside courtyard located at 8445 International Dr. Info: Clay Kallman, 407-843- 3084, or cell, 407-963-3741 or e-mail Chabad of South Orlando--Chanukah celebration 5 p.m in front of JC Penney at the Florida Mail. Info: 407-354-3660, or visit p.m. Info: 407-645-5933, ext. 255. JCC 39ers--Meet and Mingle Mondays, 1 p.m JCC Auditorium. Celebrate the holiday with the traditional Chanukah Gift Swap. Bring in a new unwrapped gift, minimum cost of $3. Special holiday refreshments will be served. Sign up with Claire at 407-699-0956. Jewish Family Services--Rosh Hodesh, Festival of the New Moon Celebration - month of Tevet, focusing on"Light in darkness; fullness from emptiness," with Marlene Farber, 2 p.m. at Kinneret Apartments. Info: Marlene at JFS, 407-647-0713, Temple Israel, Longwood---Family Hanukkah Happening[ 6 p.m. Bring a Chanukiah and five candles. The celebration will be followed by dinner, $10 per family! Info: 407-647-3055. 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. TUESDAY, DECEMBER 23 JCC Sports & Wellness---Men's Pickup Basketball, 12 - I p.m. and 5 p.m. -7 p.m. Lunchtime Express Workout, 1 - 1:45 p.m. Info: 407-645-5933, ext. 255. JCC 39ers--"Game 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. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 24 JCC Sports & Wellness--Yogalates, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Pickup Basketball, 5 - 6:30 p.m. Info: 407- 645-5933, ext. 255. JCC 39ers-- Senior Smarts," accept the challenge, delve into your "memory banks" and be surprised at your knowledge of trivia, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m in the Senior Lounge. Bring your lunch. Dessert and coffee will be provided. Orlando Adult Yeshiva--Torah study class, 7:30 - 9 p.m. Info: 407-644-2500. THURSDAY, DECEMBER 25 JCC Sports & Wellness--Fitness Center open 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. FRIDAY, DECEMBER 26 JCC Sports & Weilness--Yogalates, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Lunchtime 407-645-5933, ext. 255. Ahavas YisraeI--Kabbalat, 30 minutes before sundown. Express 1 - 1:45 p.m. Info: SATURDAY, DECEMBER 27 JCC Sports & Wellness--Men's Pickup Basketball, 1,-- 3 p.m. Info: Jewish Adult Singles (65+)--No dinner planned. 407-645-5933, ext. 255. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 28 JCC Sports & Wellness--Men's Pickup Basketball, 8:30 a.m. - 10 a.m. Info: 407-645-5933. JCC 39ers inema Sundays, lounge opens at I p.m. Movie 2 p.m. Whale Rider with Keisha Castle-Hughes. Refreshments served. MONDAY, DECEMBER 22 ~ JCC Sports & Wellness---Yogalates, 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. Pickup Basketball, 5 - 6:30 p.m. and 8.10 Is It Worth 62 Cents A Week To Be Well-Informed? For more than 25 years, thousands of Central Florida families have depended on HERITAGE for Jewish-oriented news, national and international reporting, and commentary on events that affect us all - repc;rting that is not available in the general press. BE ONE OF THE INFORMED SUBSCRIBE TODAY! JERUSALEM--'!I don't know if there is a more sub- lime mitzvah than a Jewish son taking his mother and sis- ter to Israel," quipped New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg glancing over at them. "Hadassah is a greater mitzvah," the mayor added seriously. 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