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Cong. Rodeph Sholom

More Latin movies: Season Two of Latin America Jewish Movies is winding down with the next showing at the synagogue on Monday, Oct. 22 at 6:30 p.m. The film, Mr. Kaplan, is the only Uruguayan movie of the season. Jacob, a 70-year-old Jewish man living in South America, is convinced a quiet German man is a runaway Nazi and makes plans to kidnap and bring him to Israel. Snacks and refreshments to be served. The cost is $5.

Kid Shabbaton: A fun and interactive overnight Shabbat retreat at Camp Cedarkirk in Lithia is planned for Friday through Sunday, Oct. 26-28 for youths from grades 3-7. Activities will include games, sports, hiking, rope courses, swimming (weather permitting), and more. The Shabbaton is for religious school and Hillel Academy families. Sign your child up at

Jammies and Jeans Shabbat: Throw on your jeans and get your children in their jammies for a casual Shabbat celebration on Fridays, Nov. 2 and 30 at 5:30 p.m. in the chapel. Light refreshments will be served and this is open to the public, so bring friends. Visit to register for these programs.

Adult education: Rabbi Josh Hearshen will teach Torah study on Thursdays at 11 a.m. and Talmud study on Thursdays at noon. At 7 p.m. on Thursdays he teaches a class titled “Embracing Judaism.”

Adult B’nai Mitzvah program: This program is offered on Wednesdays from 6:30-8 p.m. with the prerequisite of taking the Embracing Judaism course with Rabbi Hearshen and the Hebrew Reading class with Judy Van Der Stelt. The program is open to the community and costs $150 for members and $250 for non-members. To register online go to or call (813) 837-1911.

Love concert: Due to the success of the congregation’s Valentine’s Day concert, a “Love Concert” is planned for Sunday, Nov. 11 at 3 p.m. featuring opera, Broadway, English, Hebrew, Yiddish, Ladino and Spanish songs. Performers will include Cantor Andres Kornworcel, Cantor Tanya Greenblatt, Cantor Beth Schlossberg and others.

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