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Special Screening of The Liberators with Holocaust Survivor Martin Baranek

The Miami Beach JCC presents its Documentary Film Series, Real to Reel, in partnership with the Miami Jewish Film Festival. On Monday, March 28 a special screening of the History Channel film "The Liberators: Why We Fought" will be shown, followed by a discussion with Holocaust survivor Martin Baranek who will share his liberation story.

About the film: On April 29, 1945, allied troops liberated the nearby Munich located concentration camp Dachau. This was a moving event - for both the survivors and the often still very young soldiers of the US troops. The one-hour documentary tells the story from the American Liberators' point of view.

Event details: Monday, March 28 7:30 pm Miami Beach JCC 4221 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach

Tickets: $10 | Members & Patrons: Free To Register:


Temple Beth Am presents "It Takes Two to Tango" a singles event for people in their 40's, 50's and 60's,,,,Sunday evening, May 1st, 6:30 p.m. Do you love to dance? Want to meet other Jewish Singles? join us for dining, dancing and meeting new people. Enjoy an incredible tango performance by professionals Tatyiana Surev and Claudio Ponce, and learn some basic steps of the tango. This event will be held in the Social Hall at Temple Beth Am 5950 N. Kendall Drive, or call Rita at 305.667.6667 ext. 107

Verbena Purim Carnival! Dont Miss it!

Hebraica's 14th Annual Purim Carnival at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC in North Miami Beach.

Sunday, March 20 from 10 AM to 6 PM.

Rides for all Ages, Arcade Games, TOMBOLA, Israeli Dancers, Free Face Painting, Costume Contests, Hamentash Eating Contests, Amazing Kosher Food Court, Music and Entertainment by DJ Ran OZ, and much more!!

Admission is Free.

Come early and enjoy. Purchase your all day unlimited rides bracelet and stay and enjoy the day.

18900 NE 25th Avenue- North Miami Beach- Florida 33180 (305)932-4200

Parking available at Hillel Scheck School and at MAR-JCC.

Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center presents Motown Megillah Purim Shpiel

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 6:00 pm

Motown Megillah Purim Shpiel:

The Songs The Sound The Story

The Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center presents Motown Megillah Shpiel: The songs The Sound The Story on March 23rd, 2016 at 6:00 PM. Join us for a Traditional Megillah Reading, Bounce Houses, Treats, Hamentaschen, Groggers, Pizza & Refreshments, and Arts & Crafts. The Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center is located at 20400 NE 30 Avenue, Aventura, FL 33180.

Celebrate Purim with The Maccabeats!

Maccabeats at Temple Sinai

Come celebrate Purim with the Maccabeats!

Thursday, March 24, 2016 – At Temple Sinai of North Dade

Temple Sinai and Jacobson Sinai Academy invite you to celebrate Purim with The Maccabeats!

Join us for an evening of fun and music! We will host a Purim carnival and food court, megillah reading and to top the night off: the amazing Maccabeats in concert! Guaranteed fun for the entire family!

Ticket Prices

ADULTS Presale*: $18 | At the door: $25

CHILDREN (Ages 3 – 18) Presale*: $10 | At the door: $15


Presale deadline: 3/22/2016


About the Event!

5:00 PM: Purim Carnival and Food Court (will run until 6:45 PM)

5:30 PM: Megillah Reading

7:00 PM: Maccabeats Concert

About the Maccabeats!

Originally formed in 2007 as Yeshiva University’s student vocal group, the Maccabeats have recently emerged as both Jewish music and a cappella phenomena, with a large fanbase, more than 20 million views on YouTube, numerous TV appearances, and proven success with four albums

Though the Maccabeats aren’t your grandfather’s synagogue choir, their ideology and identity play an important part in what they do. They perform an amazing and eclectic array of Jewish, American, and Israeli songs. Their breakthrough piece, Lecha Dodi, is the epitome of this synthesis, combining some of the most beloved words of Jewish liturgy with Leonard Cohen’s meaningful and melodic Hallelujah.

Don’t miss it!

Mega Purim Scavenger Hunt in Dadeland and Aventura

Join PJ Library and Jewish Community Services of Southh Florida for a fantastic, community-wide fun day. Dress up in your favorite Purim costume and go grocery shopping to benefit the families of the JCS Kosher Food Bank.

Temple Judea's Baskin Lecture "The Dead Sea Scrolls Demystified"

Baskin Lecture: “The Dead Sea Scrolls Demystified” Dr. Steven Weitzman April 4, 2016 - 7 PM

The Dead Sea Scrolls are one of the most famous of archaeological discoveries and also one of the most controversial, but what makes them to important? What exactly do they reveal? This talk will introduce the Dead Sea Scrolls and will explore some of the insights they have yielded about ancient Judaism, the creation of the Bible, and about scholarship itself

Dr. Steven Weitzman is a Harvard-trained scholar of biblical and Jewish Studies who aims to bring new questions to the study of early Jewish culture and literature. His publications include literary studies of biblical texts, anthropologically-informed studies of the Dead Sea Scrolls and other ancient texts, and a biography of King Solomon that traces the multi-faceted history of his story from biblical times to the present. Committed to the importance of intellectual citizenship, Dr. Weitzman serves as the Ella Darivoff Director of the Herbert D. Katz Center for Advanced Judaic Studies at the University of Pennsylvania. He also serves as the Abraham M. Ellis Professor of Hebrew and Semitic Languages and Literatures in the Department of Religious Studies.

For additional information contact Janice at

Temple Judea 5500 Granada Blvd. Coral Gables, FL 33146 305 667-5657

Register to Play: Scheck Hillel Poker Tournament


When you play in Scheck Hillel Community School's 12th Annual Poker Tournament March 29, you'll be making a difference through the school's Kulanu Scholarship Fund. The evening includes dinner and the game at Mardi Gras Casino; first place prize is $5,000!

For details about sponsorship opportunities or to register to play, please visit Thank you!

Poker 2016

Ace Your Interview! JWorks Miami FREE Job Search Workshop

JWorks Miami invites you to attend a FREE Interviewing Skills Workshop on Wednesday, May 4, 2:30-4:30 pm

Please RSVP at JWorks Miami - RSVP is required! The workshop will begin promptly at 2:30pm, please arrive a few minutes prior and dress to impress, business casual is recommended.

Just landed the interview of your dreams? Awesome. Now, we're here to help you out and make sure you score that great job, too.

Before your next interview, brush up on interviewing basics, learn how to research a company and put together a strategic prep plan, and learn smart ways to handle any question or scenario thrown your way. We'll also show you how to follow up afterward (in a non-annoying way, of course).

Some topics we will cover:
* What to Wear!
* Frequently asked interview questions
* What not to say
* Researching the company
* Good questions to ask the interviewer
* Following up – Thank You notes
* Mock interview - time permitting

These events are also a great way for JWorks Miami staff to get to know you! Please note, we are unable to refer you to available opportunities unless we have met you in person.

All events will be held at:
Greater Miami Jewish Federation
4200 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, FL 33137
Click here for directions to parking lot entrance

If you have any questions please visit our website or call us at 305-403-6554.

We look forward to seeing you!

The JWorks Miami Team
JWorks Miami is a partnership of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and
Jewish Community Services of South Florida

JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights March 13-19 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and online at

Go to for the schedule of our regular News programs, Jewish Studies, Faith to Faith, Muzika and Shalom Kids, and much more


JBS Jewish Film Festival Premiere: D'vekut (Chasidism & Mysticism)

In the film "D'vekut," this documentary takes viewers into the world of Chasidism and Jewish mysticism in Israel, with unique, inside footage of various Chasidic mystical sects. A production of Prime Entertainment Group. Sunday 9pm & Midnight; Friday 9pm & Midnight

Heschel & King - Dr. Arnold Eisen (Limmud NY)

Dr. Arnold Eisen, Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary discusses the pioneering work of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and his influence on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a talk entitled, "The Politics Of Prophecy." From JBS's exclusive television coverage of Limmud NY 2016 in Stamford, Ct. Monday Evening 8pm & 1am; Wednesday 2pm; Saturday Evening 8pm & 1am (Next Sunday 2pm)

Martin Buber: Jesus & Chasidism (Limmud NY)

Shaul Magid, professor of religious studies at Indiana University, discusses how Martin Buber sought to tie the teaching of Jesus and Chasidism together in a session entitled "When Christianity Defines Judaism." From Limmud NY 2016 in Stamford, Ct. Tuesday Evening 8pm & 1am; Thursday 2pm; Saturday 7pm; (Next Sunday 1pm)

Jewish Feminism Review (Limmud NY)

Two Jewish Feminists of different generations, Eva Fogelman, a pioneer in the 1970's Jewish Feminism movement, and Sharon Weiss-Greenberg, the current Exec. Dir. of the Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance. discuss the "three waves of Jewish feminism" at Limmud NY 2016. Wednesday Evening 8pm & 1am; Friday 10am; Saturday 2pm; (Next Sunday 8pm)

Commander Aryeh Lebovitz

Commander Eugene Aryeh Lebovitz, who led Israeli troops in Haifa during the 1947 War of Independence, reminisces about his survival at Auschwitz, his running the British blockade, and his ongoing work on behalf of Israel and Jewish life. Sunday Noon & 6pm

Rabbi Marc Angel

Rabbi Marc Angel, Rabbi Emeritus of the Spanish Portuguese Synagogue Congregation Shearith Israel in NYC and the founding Director of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals, offers his analysis of Jewish life today. Monday 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday 3pm

Judaism In Israel: Uri Regev

Rabbi Uri Regev, President & CEO of "Hiddush - For Freedom or Religion & Equality in Israel," discusses Israeli reaction to the destructive ways in which the Orthodox Chief Rabbinate maintains Jewish control; and comments on the PEW Study of Israeli attitudes.
Tuesday 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday 3pm

Letty Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin, one of America's pioneering feminists (Ms. Magazine) and author of ten books ("Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate"), describes her personal Jewish journey and shares her view of Jewish life today. Wednesday 9pm & Midnight; Thursday 3pm

Israeli Journalists On Obama-Netanyahu Relationship

Amir Tibon (Diplomatic Correspondent for the Walla News Agency) and Yaakov Lappin (Military Analyst for the Jerusalem Post) offer penetrating analysis of the Obama-Netanyahu relationship, the Iran Deal and the peace process. Thursday 9pm & Midnight; Friday 3pm

"The Green Prince"

Mossab Hassan Yousef, the son of a Hamas leader who became an Israeli spy, and Gonen Ben Ytizkah, the Shin Bet agent who became Mossab's handler, talk about their incredible story documented in the award-winning film, "The Green Prince." Saturday 3pm