• Maccabeats Live in Concert

    Save the Date! SOJC is proud to present Maccabeats LIVE in Concert, right here in Central Florida! Sunday, April 10, 2016 Doors Open at 3:15 pm Concert begins at 4:00 pm Purchase tickets, sponsorships available, and VIP seating...

  • Rabbi Skolnik’s Annual Judaism Conversion Class

    Rabbi Skolnik’s Annual Judaism Conversion Class is set to begin! The class takes students on a journey through the Hebrew Bible, a history of Judaism, its practices, rituals and traditions, and offers students the basics of what it means to lead a Jewish life. Those......

  • Rabbi Hillel Skolnik’s Sermon For Rosh HaShanah Day 1 5776 Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation

    There is a famous story in the Talmud about a wealthy man who decided to host a party and asked his assistant, his ancient party planner, to be sure to invite his good friend Kamtza. This may seem to us like a small request but......

  • Simchat Torah Service – October 5

    Monday, October 5th at 6:45 PM we come together to celebrate Simchat Torah, the holiday on which we complete and begin again the cycle of reading the Torah. This year, in special celebration, we will unroll the complete Torah in front of your very eyes.......

SOJC Sukkot and Simchat Torah Schedule



The Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation welcomes you to join us for Sukkot and Simchat Torah Services and festivities.  See our schedule below.


On Friday, October 2 we will dine in our Sukkah with a wonderful Shabbat Family Friday Dinner followed by Shabbat Services. Prepaid RSVP required – click here.


On Monday, October 5th we come together to celebrate Simchat Torah as we unroll the complete Torah in front of your very eyes.

Friday, October 2 – Shabbat Chol Ha-Moed Sukkot
Shabbat Dinner at 6:15 PM – Prepaid RSVP Required – click here
Friday Night Services at 7:30 PM

Shabbat Morning, October 3 – Shababt Chol Ha-Moed Sukkot – 9:30 AM

Monday Morning, October 5 – Shmini Atzeret – 9:30 AM – Yizkor Recited

Monday Evening, October 5 – Simchat Torah – 6:45 PM – Dancing with the Torah, Unrolling the entire Torah and followed by Ice Cream!

Tuesday, October 6 – Simchat Torah Morning – 9:30 AM – the Actual Completion of the Reading of the Torah

Welcome to Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation

Here you will find warmth and joy, community and purpose.

We would like to welcome you to Southwest Orlando Jewish Congregation, a growing congregation of families and individuals whose lives reflect a sense of belonging and commitment to each other, our families, the State of Israel, and the larger Jewish world. We love to inspire, engage and nourish as we join together in a shared journey with our kehillah k’doshah, sacred community. Every member at every age, every level of knowledge or practice is supported, challenged and stimulated by an increased understanding of Jewish values and spiritual enrichment. We are a diverse Synagogue family, coming from many places and backgrounds, and we work together to connect to the deep well of our traditions. We delight in welcoming newcomers as we honor our roots.


 What Can SOJC Offer You?

A meaningful Conservative Judaism commitment with participatory, energetic and egalitarian services each Shabbat and during Jewish Holidays and Festivals.

 Rabbinical, Torah, Hebrew, Culture and Current Event Classes for Adults


 Religious School (pre-K- High School); Bar and Bat Mitzvah Training

 Tot Shabbat for Pre-School Children


 Gifted and Dedicated Professionals Helping Us Achieve Our Goals: Rabbi Hillel Skolnik and Cantor Doug Ramsay

 Holiday Celebrations and Education


 Monthly Social, Cultural and Community Action Programs and Events