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Meet Program Director Lauren Sharfstein

Meet Program Director Lauren Sharfstein

Lauren Sharfstein’s passion truly is working with seniors. She’s devoted most of her adult life to helping bring joy to seniors, currently as one of The Jewish Pavilion’s program directors. “Jewish seniors have such wonderful sense of humor and such great wisdom,”...

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Meet Joe Epstein, Our March Featured Senior!

Meet Joe Epstein, Our March Featured Senior!

One of the first things Oakmonte Village resident Joe Epstein shares with visitors is the Mezuzah he keeps in his pocket. More than 80 years ago, his parents gave him the charm attached to a necklace. Since that day, he has had it around his neck or in his pocket...

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Meet Joy Goldblatt

Meet Joy Goldblatt

Spending time with Joy Goldblatt, you can see how she cares for other people. Even her connection with The Jewish Pavilion. Since she moved into Allegro Winter Park three years ago, she has been a regular at The Jewish Pavilion’s services and events. “Susan is very...

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Standing with Israel and our Seniors

Standing with Israel and our Seniors

The emotions we have had over the past few days about the horrors happening in our homeland are often too much to handle. As Jews, we have a very personal relationship with Israel. We have friends and family who live there. We mourn the destruction of a place many of...

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Meet Bob Geller

Meet Bob Geller

If you want a feel for the “old Orlando,” go spend some time with Bob Geller at Village on the Green. At 101 years old, he spent 70 of those years spent living and working in Central Florida. He’s seen a tremendous amount of change. “I never thought it would get that...

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