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Cong. Kol Ami

Parade of pets: Celebrate the Parade of Pets Festival on Sunday, Oct. 14 at noon. This is the 10th annual Parade of Pets and Birkat Behemot (Blessing of the Beasts). It will be held in the north (b)arking lot. Bring your pets. All are welcome.

In conjunction with the pet parade, the Chaverim and Boneem youth groups will hold a party at 12:30 p.m. at the synagogue with kids from Congregation Rodeph Sholom joining in. The cost is $10 for Chaverim members and $8 for Boneem. RSVP to Rachel at

Sisterhood game night: The Sisterhood will hold a Paid Up Membership Event including happy hour and game night on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 5-7 p.m. in the social hall. Come play your favorite game – mah jongg, Mexican train dominoes, Trivial Pursuit and others. A light dinner will be served. RSVP by Oct. 15 to As a tzedakah project, bring a new child’s game.

Israeli broadcaster lecture: The fourth annual Am Yisrael Lecture, sponsored by Harvey Mackler, will be held Monday, Oct. 29 at 8 p.m. The guest lecturer is Eve Harow, Israeli radio personality, international spokesperson, and a passionate advocate of Israel. Her topic will be, “Is Media Coverage of Israel Biased? A Middle Easterner’s Perspective.” Harow is a U.S. born Israeli. She will talk about media coverage and what is happening in Israel and the need to evaluate issues facing the Jewish homeland from a perspective beyond that of Israeli and Palestinian. RSVP to or call the synagogue at (813) 962-6338.

L’Chaim: A Sharing Life’s Lessons session is held on Tuesdays from 11 a.m. to noon. There is a different topic, readings and different leader for each weekly session. This is a friendly group sharing our life’s lessons.

Talmud study: Jewish law confronts everything from capital punishment to how to make rain. Join Rabbi Howard Siegel on Thursdays from 10:30-11:30 a.m. for Talmud study. This is open to everyone from beginners through experts. Texts are provided.

Knitting time: The Sisterhood Needle Workers hold weekly knitting sessions on Tuesdays from 1:30 - 3 p.m. in the boardroom. The knitters make fabric quilt wall hangings and knitting and crocheting squares to make quilts that are donated to charity. For more information, call the Kol Ami office.

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