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Enhance your professional network and form bonds while schmoozing and connecting within our community.  Our Business & Professional Societies are a great place to meet new people, build leadership skills, and make helping others an important part of your path to success in Greater Orlando. 

Membership Benefits

·Annual listing in advertisement printed in the Heritage Jewish News

·Name included in various society communications throughout the year, recognizing members' generosity.

·A framework to join and build the Greater Orlando Jewish  Community

·Opportunities to make a difference with your dollars and time

·Pride in supporting the local and global Jewish community

·Networking and connecting with other Jewish professionals

(Members have the option to withhold their names from  communications.)

We have societies geared toward many different fields including:

Maimonides Medical Society

The Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando's Maimonides Medical Society is an affinity group for Jewish physicians, dentists, veterinarians, nurses, medical students and other professionals involved in the health care field.  The Society encourages and strengthens community among members, provides programming and public service opportunities to promote fellowship and raises money for both local and overseas Jewish communities.  This society operates at the national level and was conceptualized specifically for healthcare professionals including doctors, dentists, nurses and those in related roles.  The society is named after famed Jewish scholar and physician Rabbi Moses Maimonides, well known for his contributions to medicine and Jewish ethics.  Members are invited to special national programs, regional conferences, and missions overseas.  Locally, other events are offered throughout the year.
A minimum gift to Jewish Federation's annual campaign is required.
• Maimonides Level: minimum of $1000
• Retired health care professionals: $500
• Healthcare professionals in first 3 years of practice and mid-level providers (ARNP, PAs, etc.): minimum of $365
• Registered Nurse: $100
• Residents, interns, fellows and students: minimum of $36
Thank you to our Society Chairs
Dr. Daniel Layish, Chair, Pulmonary/Critical Care/Sleep Medicine specialist with Central Florida Pulmonary Group
Dr. Mitchell Maulfair, Co-Chair, Emergency Medicine for Florida Emergency Physicians

Click here to join/renew your Maimonides membership

Cardozo Legal Society

The Cardozo Legal Society offers attorneys, judges, law students/professors and those in related roles an opportunity to get involved with the Jewish community while creating long lasting relationships with colleagues.  The Society is named after distinguished Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo.  Programs include speakers, lunches and cross-marketing with other societies.
The mission of the Cardozo Society is to strengthen relationships among Jewish attorneys, judges and law students in Central Florida through education and leadership, while working together to enhance the quality of Jewish life in Orlando and throughout the world.
Cardozo Society programming integrates legal and religious concerns to demonstrate the unique contributions the legal profession can make to improve the Jewish community at large.
Our members take an active role in the work of Tikkun Olam (repairing the world) through participation in the many efforts of the Jewish Federation of Greater Orlando.
A minimum gift to Jewish Federation's annual campaign is required.
• Cardozo Level: minimum of $1000
• Retired legal professionals: $500
• Lawyers in first 3 years of practice: minimum of $365
• Paralegals: $100
• Law students: minimum of $36
Thank you to our Dedicated Leadership:

Rob Gebaide, Chair, Baker & Hostetler  & Laurie Levin, Vice Chair, Florida Hospital

Real Estate Society

The Real Estate Society is for professionals in real estate, construction and all related industries.  Be part of an influential group of professionals who live and work in growing Orlando.  This society offers the opportunity to make powerful connections at special briefings and networking events.


Financial Services Society

The Financial Services Society is for financial advisors, accountants, insurance services and those in related roles.  The Society brings together some of the most successful and generous professionals in the community.  Join this elite group and take advantage of programs that offer professional development and synergy with people of similar interests and concerns.

 Don't see a Society that fits your business or profession?

Our four established societies are set to interact with each other. Even if you don’t see your particular field, we can still help you get involved in a society's networking and philanthropic opportunities.

Contact Emely Katz, Associate Executive Director, at or by phone at 407-645-5933 ext 239 for more information.

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