It's Happening In Miami
Posted by Liat Stilman on 01/03/2018 @ 11:49 AM
Gather with your community to celebrate Israel at The Main Event on Monday, February 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Chaired by Nadine and Steve Foldes, The Main Event is one of Federation’s largest fundraising events of the year. Congresswoman Ileana Ros-Lehtinen will be honored with the 2018 Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award for her tireless work in support of the State of Israel, its freedom and its citizens. Lt.-Gen. (Res.) Benny Gantz, Former Chief of the General Staff of the Israel Defense Forces will give the keynote address.
JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights Dec 31- Jan 6 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and at www.jbstv.org
Posted by Edith Samers on 12/30/2017 @ 11:31 PM
The equivalent of a "Heavy Weight Match" between two of world Jewry's foremost thinkers, Peter Beinart and Daniel Gordis, who engage in spirited civil debate on some of the most sensitive issues confronting Israel and the American Jewish-Israeli relationship.
Tonight - 8pm & 1am, Wednesday 2pm, Saturday 8am & 1am
My L'Chayim meeting with Yahya Mahamid, a fabulous 20-year old who shares his first-hand perspective of life as an Arab Israeli - a perspective Americans rarely ever hear. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight, Thursday 3pm, Next Sunday Noon & 6pm
JBS's original 7-part mockumentary, "From Date To Date," Sloan Copeland's delicious look at four Jewish singles as they search for that "special someone" Starts next weekend. Look for the schedule on www.jbstv.org
Part 2 of our L'Chayim "Year End Round Table" as Elie Abadie, Steven Bayme, Eric Yoffie and Thane Rosenbaum discuss Donald Trump and his recognition of Jerusalem as the capitol of Israel and offer their suggestions for "Jewish Person of the Year." Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm
In Memoriam, our annual tribute to many of those in the Jewish world who passed away during the year. Tonight (Sunday) - 7:30pm, 11:20pm, 3:30am; Monday - 8:30am, 12:30pm, 6:30pm, 11:30pm
Ethics of the IDF, a discussion of the morality of the Israeli Defense Forces with Aviad Yisraeli and Timna Rockman of the IDF reservists' organization, "My Truth." Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm
An evening with Carl Reiner from the 92nd Street Y Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm; Tuesday - 2pm; Wednesday - 10:30am Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm
"Lea & Darija"
The true story of two young dancers who become a sensation in pre-war Croatia until their lives were turned upside down by the invasion of Nazi Germany. Tonight (Sunday) - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am
Posted by Cindy Novak on 12/29/2017 @ 01:11 PM
Come join Fuente Latina for a fabulous evening in a private airplane hangar on:
January 17, 2018 -- 7:00 PM- 10:00 PM -- Jetscape: 240 SW 34th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
to celebrate Fuente Latina's 5th Anniversary. Fuente Latina provides accurate information, analysis and access to experts on Middle East Issues, to major Spanish-language media outlets, journalists and government officials in the US, Spain and Latin America in order get get fair and unbiased coverage of Israel.
We invite the Jewish community to come out for an incredible evening of dinner, dancing and a silent auction all Israeli/Latino style!! Learn more about our organization, what we have accomplished and what we are looking to do in 2018.
Tickets are only : $54 pp -- $36 pp (Under 35)-- and $180 pp VIP table --
Sponsorships that include a table for 10, begin at $1000 and can be divided in multiple payments.
Tickets may be purchased directly here
For more information, please contact: Cindy Novak- Executive Director at 954-465-5446 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted by Mary Ann Deaktor on 12/28/2017 @ 10:42 AM
Billy Jonas is a songsmith, multi-instrumentalist, and Jewish educator. Since 1987 he has performed worldwide, in both secular and faith-oriented contexts, using voice, guitar and “industrial re-percussion” (instruments made from found objects).
Don’t miss the chance to experience Billy Jonas at Temple Judea!
Friday, January 19th Coleman Shabbat 6:00pm Billy will be joining Rabbi Siegal, Rabbi Fisch, Cantorial Soloist Jodi Rozental, and our Camp Coleman campers to enrich our Shabbat service. Billy will offer a “sermon-in-song” using guitar, middle eastern frame drums, and his trademark homemade instrument creations.
Saturday, January 20th Tot Shabbat Sing-and-Play – 10:00am Funky Jewish music for the whole family! Billy’s creative sounds are guaranteed to inspire wonder, joy, and singing. Billy Jonas makes innovative use of found objects, using the rhythm of words, the body, and instruments to inspire young and old.
The Art of Jewish Song (Seudah Shlishit) – 3:00pm Location TBA A participatory musical experience! Using Billy’s original pieces, original settings of prayers and liturgical texts, as well as standards, we’ll dive into the heart of what makes a song or melody “Jewish.”
Sunday, January 21st Re-Percussion (for J-PLEx 4th-6th graders) – 9:30am With boxes, tin cans, and plastic containers, tape, and ingenuity, we’ll create playable musical sculptures. The sky is the limit!
Family Concert – 11:30am Engaging sing-alongs, call and response, and question/answer songs, with lots of hand motions, featuring homemade percussion instruments from found and recyclable objects.
This program is made possible by generous contributions made to the Kalish Artist-in-Residence Fund. This fund was established in memory of Hillary Kalish, daughter of Ronald & Nedra Kalish to insure that Temple Judea is able to offer regular artist-in-residence programs.
Temple Judea 5500 Granada Blvd. Coral Gables, FL 33146 305 667-5657
Posted by Mary Ann Deaktor on 12/28/2017 @ 10:31 AM
Temple Judea is delighted to present a series of workshops given by the renowned Rabbi Richard Address, Founder and Director of Jewish Sacred Aging. Unless you're Peter Pan, you're in a constant state of growth - emotionally, intellectually and even physically. Growth means aging. Whether you're retired, just becoming an empty-nester or getting ready to leave the nest yourself, life moves on. Rabbi Address will help us learn more about how to navigate these transitions.
Sacred Aging - The Long and Winding Road: Discussions about growing up, growing older and living longer.
Friday, January 26, 2018 - 7PM Monday, January 29, 2018 - 7:30PM Monday, February 5, 2018 - 7:30PM Monday, February 12, 2018 - 7:30PM
Posted by Gabriela Rascovsky on 12/24/2017 @ 06:38 PM
Dr. Jonathan Brent, Director Yivo Institute for Jewish Research
JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights Dec 23-30 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and at www.jbstv.org
Posted by Edith Samers on 12/23/2017 @ 11:34 PM
Creating A Happy Family: Bruce Feiler
Award-winning author Bruce Feiler (Walking the Bible, The First Love Story: Adam, Eve and Us) discusses how raising a family today is different from doing so in the past, and suggests ways to cope with change and improve family dynamics which he writes about in his new book, The Secrets of Happy Families. From the Saul Cohen - Shocke JFS Lecture at the Ferguson Library in Stamford, CT. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm & 4am; Thursday - 10pm; Saturday - 7pm & 2am
Stars of "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"
Meet stars of the original Amazon Jewish-themed television series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," by acclaimed writer, director, producer Amy Sherman-Palladino (Gilmore Girls), including Rachel Brosnaham (Marvelous Midge Maisel), Alex Borstein (Susie), Michael Zegen (Joel Maisel) and Marin Hinkle (Mrs. Rose Maisel). Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am
L'Chayim Round Table: Year In Review, Part 2
Steven Bayme (Director-Koppelman Institute, AJC) Eric Yoffie (Pres Emeritus-URJ and columnist) Elie Abadie (Rabbi-Manhattan East Synagogue, Director-Sephardic Academy of Manhattan) and Thane Rosenbaum (Novelist, Distinguished Fellow-NYU Law School, Director Forum on Law, Culture & Society) discuss the Trump presidency's impact on Jewish issues, U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, and The Jewish Person of the Year, 2017. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm
Part 1 of the Year in Review Round Table airs today (Sunday) at Noon
For Our Christian Friends & Viewers Tonight & Tomorrow…
L'Chayim: Composer Rob Mathes
Grammy Award Winning composer/arranger/conductor/singer Rob Mathes discusses his musical journey, his writing Chanukah songs for his annual Holiday Concert at SUNY Purchase; and performs his original Christmas classic, "William The Angel." Tonight (Sunday) - 6pm; Monday - 3pm
92Y: The Passion - Jews And Jesus
The Passion Narrative is discussed by Rabbi Eugene Korn, Newsweek Editor Jon Meacham, and Catholic Theological Union Professor John Pawlikowski before a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. Tonight (Sunday) - 7:30pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm
Christian Women Tour The Holy Land
The State of Israel's Ministry of Tourism presents "Women of the New Testament," which follows the footsteps of Mary Magdalene, Hulda the Prophetess, Elizabeth, Deborah, Ruth, and Naomi in the Holy Land of Israel. Tonight (Sunday) - 8:30pm & 4am; Monday - 2:30pm
Christians and Israel: John Hagee & Shlomo Riskin
Pastor John Hagee (Cornerstone Church-Texas, Christians United for Israel) and Rabbi Shlomo Riskin (Efrat-Israel, Ohr Torah Stone Academies) discuss the nature of Christian support for Israel. With Malcolm Hoenlein from the 30th anniversary gala for Ohr Torah Stone at The Museum of Jewish Heritage, NYC. Monday - 7pm & 2am
In The News: U.N. On Jerusalem
Alan Dershowitz (Prof. Emeritus, Harvard Law School) and David Harris (Exec Dir, AJC) each respond to the U.N. General Assembly vote (December 21, 2017) rejecting the U.S.'s formal recognition of Jerusalem as the capitol of Israel. Monday - 6pm & 11pm; Tuesday - 3am, 6am, 8am, Noon
Dimensions of the Daf: Afterlife in Judaism
As the Jewish community reads parashat Vay'chi to conclude the Book of Genesis this week, which describes the death of Jacob and then of Joseph, share the perspectives of Rabbi Mordechai Becher (Senior Lecturer at Gateways) on the Talmudic discussion of "The Afterlife."
And Dimensions of the Daf: Doodles & Margins
Rabbi Mordechai Becher discusses doodles that appear in the margins of ancient Jewish texts (including Maimonides') which show how human culture has not changed in thousands of years. This Morning (Sunday) - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 2am
Posted by Liat Stilman on 12/22/2017 @ 01:08 PM
The North Dade Branch of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation in partnership with the International Division, Women's Philanthropy North Dade and Elevate Leadership Department of Greater Miami Jewish Federation invite you to Learn how to raise children who are prepared and excited to give back to the community. Featuring Dr. Erica Brown, Associate Professor at George Washington University's Graduate School of Education and Human Development and the Director of its Mayberg Center for Jewish Education and Leadership.
Wednesday, January 10 at 8 pm
Skylake Synagogue - 1850 NE 183rd St, Miami, FL 33179.
Posted by Liat Stilman on 12/22/2017 @ 12:49 PM
Join us to hear Sana Krasikov talk about her award winning multigenerational novel.This book is about idealism, betrayal, and family secrets set in the U.S. and Russia, spanning most of the 20th Century. Lunch is included.
January 10, 2018 12 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Posted by Liat Stilman on 12/22/2017 @ 12:40 PM
Enjoy age-appropriate tours and children’s activities to learn how our favorite monkey was created at “The Wartime Escape of Curious George: Marget and H.A. Rey’s Journey From France”