JWC Cooking Class and Yud Shvat Farbrengen

By: Betty Nelander
Palm Beach Daily News
Friday, February 10, 2017

Program director Hindel Levitin will
host a Cooking Spectacular Monday at
The Chabad House.
Photo by Tom Tracy Photography.

Rabbi Yossi Hodakov of Margate and
Rabbi Zalman Levitin of Palm Beach attend
a farbrengen on Monday at The Chabad
House. Photo by Dr. Jerry Feinstein. 

Attending a recent breakast with Bishop
William Swing of the United Religions Initiative
at Cucina dell’Art are, clockwise from bottom, Laura Warner, senior warden, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church; Beatty Cramer,
chair, vestry Holy Trinity; the Rev.
David Wilt, rector, Holy Trinity; John C. Randolph, chairman, Palm Beach Fellowship
of Christians & Jews; David Thomas, treasurer, Palm Beach Fellowship; Ron Schram, board member, Palm Beach Fellowship; John Watson; Sandra Gary, Swing’s writing coach;
Sherri Gilbert, executive director, Palm Beach Fellowship; Donna Plasket, board member, Palm Beach Fellowship; the Rt. Rev. William E. Swing; Tom O’Brien,
Palm Beach Fellowship Interfaith Dialogues facilitator, and Nancy Drum, verger at Holy Trinity. Photo Courtesy of Palm Beach Fellowship of Christians & Jews. 

Soulful nourishment — Hindel Levitin’s Cooking Spectacular will take place at 7 p.m. Monday at The Chabad House, 361 S. County Road.

Levitin will demonstrate how to prepare dishes culled from family and friends, and the women also will prepare one as a group. They are invited to share a favorite cooking story or recipe.

Admission of $25 per person includes dinner and a cookbook.

All women in the community are invited to the Jewish Women’s Circle of Palm Beach. Call 347-564-8393 or register at palmbeachjewish.com/jwc.


Chassidic gathering — About 55 people attended a dinner and chassidic gathering, called the Yud Shvat Farbrengen, on Monday at The Chabad House.

Participants heard the stories of Rabbi Yossi Hodakov, including an encounter with the Lubavitcher Rebbe when Hodakov was just 13 years old.

Hodakov is a Chabad emissary and teacher at Hebrew Academy Community School in Margate.