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The Charlotte Jewish news. (Charlotte, N.C.) 19??-current, December 01, 2009, Image 11

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The Charlotte Jewish News - December 2009 - Page 11 Giant Chanukah Menorah at SouthPark Mall at Circle Court “Lights of Change” is how the Chanukah Menorah Lighting at SouthPark Mall is being promoted in the Charlotte Jewish communi ty. The huge menorah will be filled with coins which have been collected by eight Charlotte Jewish organizations and will be poured into the transparent arms of the menorah before it is kin dled. This is a fusion of the lights of the Chanukah candles and the brightness of the smiles the coins will bring to the needy. All coins collected will be distributed to Jewish Family Services of Charlotte and Crisis Assistance Ministry. The collection of coins began in early November by Temple Israel and Temple Beth El religious schools, Ohr HaTorah Talmud Torah, Charlotte Jewish Day School, Jewish Federation of Greater Charlotte, The Jewish Preschool on Sardis, Charlotte Jewish Preschool, and Charlotte Torah Center. A representative from each of the organizations will have the honor of filling an arm of the menorah with coins prior to the lighting. The entire collection will be handed over to Jewish Family Services and Crisis Assistance Ministry after the lighting ceremo ny The menorah lighting event will take place on Sunday, December 13, at 6 PM inside Schools Jewish Preschool on Sardis Festival of Fun SouthPark Mall at Circle Court (between Nordstrom and Neiman Marcus). There will be an exciting array of Chanukah activities for children, Jewish holiday music, and delicious doughnuts and drinks for all to enjoy. To begin the Chanukah festivi ties, a Car Menorah Parade will depart from the Lubavitch Educational Center on Sardis Road at 4 PM, and will travel toward SouthPark Mall with music and fun. This event is free and is open to the entire communi ty. For more information, call Ohr HaTorah at 704-366-3984 or visit our website at www.chabad- nc.org. ^ The Healthy Alternative to Holiday Stress Self Inflating Back Rest Far-Infrared Heat Healing Pad Foot and Head Bed Wedges Back and Seat Car Support Inversion Table RE LAX THE BACK feel better, work better, live better PARK TOWNE VILLAGE 4435 PARK ROAD Between Montford & Woodlawn Near Starbucks 704-523-3377 relaxtheback.com By Nancy Zolotorofe Inflatables, camival-style games, crafts, face-painting, and snacks ... all the stuff that preschool dreams are made of were present at the 2nd annual JPS Family Fun Day. Parents chatted as giggling students and their siblings darted around the school’s lawn to differ ent stations. At any given moment, kids were crawling through the “Kiddiepillar,” making plaster handprints, and ordering up bal- (Continued on page 13) Ava Komfeld, mom Sherry Komfield, and baby brother, Ezra are ready for action. JPS student Gabby Maltz, with mom Julie Hoffman, looks purr-fectly happy. After one year in Charlotte, come celebrate our 100^^ anniversary. 25 % OFF ENTIRE INVENTORY Expiration date: 12/31/09 Although we’ve been at our South Park location since late 2008, our family-run business can trace its beginnings to 1910 in Newark, New Jersey. Come celebrate with us by redeeming the coupon above for 25% off our entire inventory of wholesale priced fine jewelry and diamonds. And don’t forget, we also buy gold at the highest prices paid and provide expert jewelry and watch repair. f n Fairview Plaza Restaurant 1st Floor SouthPark MaU Fairview Road Directions Exit South Park Mall turning right on Fairview Rd. Travel approx. i/8 mile and turn left on Park South Drive (by AT8eT/Panera Bread). Make second left into large office building lot. Enter lower lobby; opposite Fairview Plaza Restaurant. After 100years, we*re still the maven haven. S^^uthPark Jewelers 5950 Fairview Road, Suite 12 704.552.6010 www.southparkjewelers.com Open Tues.-Fri., or by appointment

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