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Sep 17

Boys Town Jerusalem "What's Hot, What's Not 2"

Boys Town Jerusalem

2014-09-17, 7:30 am to 10:00 am

Please join us at this seminar geared toward Bank Trust Officers, CPAs and Trust & Estate Attorneys.

Sep 17

Miami Jewish Film Festival Special Event

2014-09-17, 7:30PM to 10:00PM

Miami Jewish Film Festival kicks off its 18th year with an Exclusive Event featuring the premiere of Wagner’s Jews, along with a special performance by 2nd Avenue Jewish Chorale, followed by a dessert and wine reception and DJ at Aventura Arts & Cultural Center, 3885 NE 188th Street, Aventura, FL. Tickets are $25 for Miami Jewish Film Society Members and $36 for the general public. Please visit or call 877-311-7469 to order tickets

Sep 17

MAR-JCC Board of Directors Meeting

2014-09-17, 7 pm to 9 pm

Sep 17

Parenting Workshop II

2014-09-17, 7:30 pm

Stop the drama at the dinner table or bedtime! Join Rabbi Yosef Abramov for a one hour Nurtured Heart Workshop plus tips and insights gleaned from Torah and mental health professionals. Follow along with handouts and take home the proven, practical and positive techniques.

Sep 18

Torch of Learning

2014-09-18, 6:00 pm

American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU) is honored to present Alan Cohn, Esq., Greenspoon Marder, with the 2014 Torch of Learning Award. The Torch of Learning Award is presented to a distinguished member of the legal community and recognizes leadership, professionalism and humanitarianism. The Torch of Learning Award is bestowed upon those with outstanding achievements, concern for justice, and great respect for the cause of higher education. Funds raised at the event will be designated to cancer research at The Hebrew University. Dinner Chairs for the event are: Gerald Greenspoon, Esq., Greenspoon Marder Law; Alan P. Fiske, CPA/ABV/CFF, Fiske & Company; Sheri Fiske Schultz, CPA/ABV/CF, Fiske & Company. The Torch of Learning is hosted by American Friends of The Hebrew University (AFHU), a national, not-for-profit organization in support of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel’s foremost center of higher education and research.

Sep 18

Miami Beach Welcome Back Party

2014-09-18, 6:30pm

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation Miami Beach Area invites you to
Kick off The Season on the Beach!
Please join us for an evening of community, camaraderie and celebration

no cost to attend/Kosher wine and sushi will be served.

Valet parking is available at the Hotel for $20 or public parking is available on 16th Street between Collins and Washington Avenues.

Sep 18
Sep 18



Get ready for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy comes to Sunrise, Fla. at the BB&T Center from Sept. 18 to 21 and Miami, Fla. at the AmericanAirlines Arena from Sept. 24 to 28. Thrill to high-speed stunts as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney•Pixar's Cars race across the ice. Dive into The Little Mermaid's enchanting undersea kingdom and enter the mystical world of Pixie Hollow with Tinker Bell and the Disney Fairies as they reveal the magic that lies within! The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz Lightyear, Woody, Jessie, and the Toy Story gang escape from the rambunctious tots of Sunnyside Daycare and race for home, in their most daring adventure ever! From wheels to waves, playtime to pixie dust, your family's favorite Disney moments come to life at Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy with dazzling skating, special effects and beloved characters certain to create a lifetime of memories. Tickets for Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy start at $16 and are available at BB&T Center and AmericanAirlines Arena box offices, through Ticketmaster and online at To learn more about Disney On Ice, produced by Feld Entertainment, visit, or visit us on Facebook and YouTube. # # # About Feld Entertainment Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 75 countries and on six continents to date and include Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey®, Monster Jam®, Monster Energy Supercross, Nuclear Cowboyz®, AMSOIL Arenacross, Disney On Ice, Disney Live! and Marvel Universe LIVE! More information on Feld Entertainment is available online at

Sep 18

MAR-JCC Development Theater Campaign Event

2014-09-18, 7 pm to 9 pm


Sep 18

Israel Emergency Training: Wine & Cheese Info Session

The Tribe; Emergency Volunteers Project

2014-09-18, 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Ever wanted to help out with disaster relief through direct action? Want to support humanitarian efforts in Israel? Join Emergency Volunteers Project and The Tribe for a Complimentary Wine & Cheese Info Session. Meet Israeli emergency responders and other very special guests. Space is limited. Register Today: Find out more about the program:

Sep 18

Journalism Ethics


2014-09-18, 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm

The Center for Jewish Ethics and the Gray Zone invite you to Journalism Ethics What Does the Public Have the Right to Know Speakers: Mayor Manny Diaz - Senior Partner Lydecker Diaz - Former Mayor of Miami Marcos Lapciuc - Former Chair Financial Recovery Board of the Public Health Trust of the Jackson Health System, Businessman and Founder Gray Zone Media Rabbi Dovid Schoen - Dean of Center for Jewish Ethics Rick Hirsch - Managing Editor, The Miami Herald Moderators: Julio Avael and Fred Menachem - Hosts on The G ray Zone (880 AM at 9 :00 - 10:00 AM Daily) Andrea Torres - Local 10 News Digital Reporter Glenna Milberg - Local 10 Broadcast News Reporter September 18th 7:30 - 9:00 PM Private Residence in Miami Beach For exact address please register, or email Dessert Buffet Served (Dietary Laws Observed) Price: $25 per person $10 for students 1 CLE Ethics credit for attorneys To register please visit us at

Sep 19

The PAC presents: "Bitcoin: Where is it going and what should you and your clients know?"

2014-09-19, 8:30am to 10:00am

Registration begins at 7:30 AM - breakfast - dietary laws observed
Program begins at 8:00 AM
Continuing learning credits for Attorneys, CPAs and CFPs have been applied for.

Sep 20



Sep 20

High Holidays 5775 at Temple Beth Shmuel


Join Temple Beth Shmuel, together with Rabbi Aaron Katz and Cantor Stephen Texon for the coming High Holidays from Slichot Dinner, Erev Rosh HaShanah, Kol Nidrei, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah. Please call us to get more info about schedules and seating.

Sep 21

Jewish Food Walking Tour: September 21

2014-09-21, 11 am to 2 pm

In conjunction with its Growers, Grocers & Gefilte Fish exhibit, the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU is proud to host a Walking Food Tour! Learn the history of the SoFi neighborhood and the staple Jewish-owned restaurants in the area past and present, including tastings from places such as My Ceviche, Aroma Espresso Bar, Pita Loca, and of course key lime pie from Joe’s Stone Crab Restaurant. Advance reservations are required.

Sep 21
Sep 21

PJ Library September Story Time at Books & Books in Coral Gables

2014-09-21, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Get cozy during PJ Library story time with friends, families and fellow subscribers at Books & Books in Coral Gables. Hosted by The Gordon Schools of Beth David Congregation.

Sep 21

PJ Library September Story Time at Books & Books in Bal Harbour

2014-09-21, noon to 1:00 p.m.

Get cozy during PJ Library story time with friends, families and fellow subscribers. The Lehrman Community Day School hosts this month's story time at Books and Books in Bal Harbour.

Sep 21

Chabad of South Broward 33rd Annual Dinner Cruise "The Catalina"

2014-09-21, 6:15 PM to 10:30

You are cordially invited to join us for the 33rd Annual Dinner Congregation Levi Yitzchok & Chabad of South Broward Award Ceremony On a Dinner Cruise "The Catalina" Sunday September 21, 2014 26 Elul 5774 Celebrating the Completion of Phase II of the Old City of Jerusalem Campus & the opening of the Tzvi Hirsh Chaim Bikur Cholim Yacht departs from the Diplomat Hotel. Couvert- $180 rsvp: or call 954-458-1877

Sep 21

Chabad of South Broward Annual Dinner.

2014-09-21, 6:15 PM to 10:30

You are cordially invited to join us for the 33rd Annual Dinner Congregation Levi Yitzchok & Chabad of South Broward Award Ceremony On a Dinner Cruise "The Catalina" Sunday September 21, 2014 26 Elul 5774 Celebrating the Completion of Phase II of the Old City of Jerusalem Campus & the opening of the Tzvi Hirsh Chaim Bikur Cholim Yacht departs from the Diplomat Hotel.

Sep 22

The Role of Religion in the Arab Israeli Conflict

FIU's Jewish Studies Initiatives

2014-09-22, 7 pm to 9 pm

This lecture by Tudor Parfitt (FIU) looks at the way both Judaism and Islam have been co-opted into the ethnic and political struggle between Jews and Arabs in Palestine/Israel.

Sep 23

Living and Leaving Your Legacy

2014-09-23, 9:30 AM to 11:30 AM

At one time or another, most of us have asked ourselves these questions: What life lessons have I learned? What do I want to pass along? What do I want people to remember about me? What gives my life meaning? Together we will explore the answers to these questions and many more. The premise of this legacy work is to examine one's life as he/she is living it and to determine what matters most and what one hopes to leave behind for his/her loved ones. By the end of this interactive class, the participants will be on their way to putting their priceless legacy into an ethical will, a journal, a legacy letter, a memoir, an oral history, an annotated recipe books, a scrapbook, and more. Dates are: September 23, 30, October 7, 14, 21, 28, November 4, 11

Sep 24

The Tribe's High Holiday Experience (Rosh Hashanah)

The Tribe

2014-09-24, 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm

Join us for our annual gathering of Jewish young professionals in their 20's & 30's to celebrate the Jewish New Year with relevant prayer, contemporary commentary, meaningful community, and the opportunity for personal transformation. Catered reception to follow. FREE. $5 Valet Parking Available

Sep 26

Spanish Community Service - 2nd Day of Rosh Hashanah

2014-09-26, 10:00 am to Noon

Spanish Community Services led by Cantor Marcos Askenazi will be conducted in Spanish and Hebrew. Services take place on the 2nd Day of Rosh Hashanah from 10:00 am – noon in the Lebowitz Chapel. For more information contact Cantor Marcos (305) 937-1880. Servicios en Español y Hebreo para nuestra comunidad Latina. Con Hazzan Marcos Askenazi. Segundo dia de Rosh Hashana. Viernes, 26 de Septiembre a las 10:00 am en el Lebowitz Chapel. Entrada es complementaria. Para mas informacion llame a Cantor Marcos (305) 937-1880.

Sep 27

Fertility Success with Acupuncture & Herbal Medicine

2014-09-27, 10:00am to 12:00pm

Our Board Certified Acupuncture Physicians, Dr. Steve Chasens and Dr. Liliana Gomez will explain how acupuncture & herbal medicine can help increase the reproductive health of men and women. If you are considering or undergoing IVF, IUI or other fertility treatments, acupuncture can help improve your pregnancy success rate. Complimentary food, beverage and gift bags for all attendees. Seating is Limited. Call to RSVP by Sept. 25 305.446.3009

Sep 29

Will the Circle be Unbroken?

FIU's Jewish Studies Initiatives

2014-09-29, 7 pm to 9 pm

Please join us for a lecture with Dr. Andrew Gottlieb. He will examine new trends in American Jewish history over the previous century. For more information, click here:

Sep 29

Yoga and Smoothies

2014-09-29, 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Moishe House Miami hosts programming for young adults in their 20s and we can't wait to see you at our next program. Come join Moishe House Miami for Yoga at Bayfront Park followed by smoothies at our place.

Sep 30

North Dade Kickoff Parlor Meeting

2014-09-30, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

North Dade Kickoff event

Oct 01

Miami Jewish Health Systems Auxiliary New Year's Luncheon

2014-10-01, 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

Luncheon celebrating the New Year with special guest speaker Rabbi Israel de la Porta

Oct 02

JCS BOARD MEETING October 2 2014

2014-10-02, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Oct 03

The Tribe's High Holiday Experience (Yom Kippur)

The Tribe

2014-10-03, 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm

Join us for our annual gathering of Jewish young professionals in their 20's & 30's to celebrate the Jewish New Year with relevant prayer, contemporary commentary, meaningful community, and the opportunity for personal transformation. FREE. $5 Valet Parking Available Register:

Oct 04

Spanish Community Yizkor Service

2014-10-04, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

This intimate and songful option is for our Spanish speaking community. Seating is open and no tickets are required. Yom Kippur for Yizkor from 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm in the Soffer Sanctuary. For more information contact Cantor Marcos (305) 937-1880.

Oct 06
Oct 07

2014 Miami Jewish Population Study Community Leadership Briefing

2014-10-07, 6:00 PM

2014 Miami Jewish Population Study Community Leadership Briefing

Oct 08

CJL Community Orientation

2014-10-08, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Oct 10

Friday Night Live Supper in the Sukkah

2014-10-10, 5:30 pm

Join the Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center for a Friday Night Live Supper in the Sukkah. On Friday, October 10th at 5:30 pm with Rabbi Berkun on Guitar, Cantor Muchnick on Keyboard and Cantor Marcos Askenazi on Drums. Followed by family Supper in the Synagogue Sukkah. $36 per family ($18 per adult/$8 per child). RSVP to (305) 937-1880 or by October 7th.

Oct 11

Community Havdalah Experience

MIami Area Reform Temples

2014-10-11, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join the Reform congregations of Miami in a community musical Havdalah experience

Oct 12

Rock'n Run 2014

Rock'n Run, Many other Community Sponsors TBD

2014-10-12, 7:30am to 10:30am

Take a stand against Ovarian and Breast Cancer. Join us for this High Energy Community Awareness Event. Our 2013 event brought out almost 600 participants!

Oct 12

PJ Library & The Network Families Get Creative in Wynwood


Fun family craft event in Wynwood co-hosted by PJ Library in Miami and The Network Young Famililes. Details TBD

Oct 12

Sukkot Family Celebration

Chabad Chayil

2014-10-12, 10:30am to 1:00pm

Interactive activities for the whole family including special holiday Puppet show Make your own “Edible Sukka” Visit the Chabad Chayil Sukka-mobile and much more Free of charge

Oct 12

JSTAR South: Rock and Run

2014-10-12, 8:00 am to 11:00 am

Join the south dade JSTAR group at Temple Beth Am to volunteer for the Rock and Run.

Oct 13

Israeli Film Night: Jellyfish

Miami Jewish Film Festival

2014-10-13, 7:30 pm

Jellyfish is a 2007 Israeli film based on a story by Shira Geffen and directed by her husband, Etgar Keret. The film tells the story of three women in Tel Aviv whose intersecting lives paint a pessimistic portrait of Israeli secular life. Batya, a waitress at weddings, comes across a mute child who seemingly emerges from the sea. Keren, a bride whose wedding Batya worked at, breaks her leg climbing out of bathroom stall and ruins her dream honeymoon in the process. And Joy, a Filipina domestic, attends to her employer with whom she struggles to communicate. Poetic imagery draws connections between the lives of these women, all of whom find solace in the sea.

Oct 14

Sisterhood of Temple Beth Am Opening Event

2014-10-14, 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm

Join the Sisterhood of Temple Beth Am for schmoozing, noshing & having fun at our Opening Event, "Living Up to Your Lipstick". Geralyn Lucas is joining us to share creative and inspirational ideas for living and laughing, no matter what life sends our way!

Oct 14

17th Annual Sunset Over Miami

2014-10-14, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM

Sunset Over Miami is Federation’s largest event for Real Estate professionals, typically drawing 400-500 guests. This event offers every participant unique networking opportunities with veterans and newcomers in the industry.

The Real Estate Division encourages the involvement of architects, brokers, builders, developers, contractors and professionals affiliated with these trades in supporting the philanthropic work of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

Fee Valet Parking Available
Hors D’oeuvres and cocktail reception
Dietary Laws observed

Share with your friends on Facebook and Twitter using the official Sunset hashtag #SunsetOverMiami
For more information please call 786.866.8446 or email

Oct 15

CJL Community Orientation 2014

2014-10-15, 12:00pm to 2:00pm

Oct 16

Simchat Torah Disco Party

2014-10-16, 6:30 pm

Enjoy an Evening of Music, Dancing, & Refreshments. Enjoy live holiday music by Cantor David Muchnick and Cantor Marcos Askenazi. Dance the HaKafot with the Torah. All Ages Welcome. RSVP to (305)937-1880 or Please Note: NO 5:30pm Minyan.

Oct 19

JSTAR South: Children's Home Society Program

2014-10-19, 2:00 pm to 3:30 PM

Join the JSTAR South Teens as we have a day of activities with the children at CHS.

Oct 20

Mission to Berlin and Israel 2014


Join us for a trip of a lifetime to Berlin and Israel. Oct 20-30, 2014

Oct 20

GMJF WP Outreach Event

2014-10-20, 9:30 am to 12;00 pm

Oct 20

Lisa Bloom at Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Fest

2014-10-20, 7:3opm to 9:30pm

Lisa Bloom, the award-winning journalist, legal analyst, trial attorney, and also a former JCC Women’s Day Luncheon speaker, returns to Miami to discuss her provocative book Suspicion Nation, a riveting courtroom drama about what went wrong in the Trayvon Martin trial. Having covered the trial Ms. Bloom suggests that none of this was a surprise and exposes mistakes made that guaranteed a loss in this “winnable case.” She believes that a country divided over issues of race, gun laws and violence, created the conditions that led to Trayvon Martin’s death, and made George Zimmerman’s acquittal by far the most likely outcome

Oct 21

Tour of Israel with Temple Beth Shmuel

Israel Travel Advisory Service, LLC

2014-10-21, 10/21/2014 to 10/31/2014

Join us on a fabulous trip to Israel from October 21 to October 31, 2014. Travel arrachements provided by Israel Travel Advisory Service, LLC

Oct 21

GMJF WP Area IOutreach Event

2014-10-21, 9:30 am to 12:00pm

Oct 21

Scheck Hillel Major Donor Reception 2014

2014-10-21, 7:00pm to 9:00pm

Donor Reception

Oct 21

Soner Cagaptay at Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Fest

Temple Judea

2014-10-21, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Based on a dynamic economy and energetic foreign policy, Turkey’s’ growing engagement with other countries has made it a key player in the newly emerging world order. The changes that have taken place under the leadership of its Muslim conservative government have prompted their policymakers to craft a new vision of their role in 21st century society. Former U.S. Senator Joseph Lieberman said, “ With his deep understanding of Turkey, Dr. Cagaptay is able to explore the political, cultural and economic factors that have shaped the country’s remarkable history and that may foreshadow its future. “ Dr. Cagaptay is the director of the Turkish Research Program at The Washington Institute, and has written extensively on U.S.-Turkey relations and Turkish domestic politics.

Oct 21


2014-10-21, 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Join WIZO ATID Young Professionals (21-35) to "SCHMOOZE" with us as we "PARTY WITH A PURPOSE". Proceeds to benefit WIZO'S Israel Emergency Relief Fund

Oct 22

NCJW - Kendall Section presents - Human Trafficking- Modern Day Slavery - update by Katherine Fernandez Rundle

2014-10-22, 7:30 PM

Dessert reception and speakers . Limited space available. RSVP a must by October 11.

Oct 22

GMJF WP Area Outreach Event

2014-10-22, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Oct 22

MAR-JCC Board of Directors Mtg

2014-10-22, 7 pm to 9 pm

Oct 23

The Shabbos Project - The Great Challah Bake

The Shabbos Project

2014-10-23, 6:30pm to 10:30pm

Join together with women of the community to learn how to make challah with Rebbetzin Chani Lipskar.

Oct 23

GMJF Women's Philanthropy Outreach Event

2014-10-23, 9:30 am to 12:00pm

Oct 23

Steven Pressman at Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Fest

Chabad of Kendall

2014-10-23, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

In his book, "Fifty Chidren," journalist and documentary filmmaker Steven Pressman brings to light the astonishing true story of how one Philadelphia couple, Gil and Eleanor Kraus, made a dangerous trip to Nazi-controlled Vienna just months before the outbreak of war, and worked tirelessly to bring fifty children out of the Third Reich and to freedom in the United States. Mr. Pressman wrote, directed and produced the HBO documentary film, Fifty Children. He is married to former publisher Liz Perle, who is the granddaughter of Gilbert and Eleanor Kraus.

Oct 24

GMJF WP Area Opening Event

2014-10-24, 9:30 am to 12:00 pm

Oct 24

L'chaim to our New Members

2014-10-24, 6:00pm

Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus cordially invites you to join us as we welcome our new members.

Oct 25



Oct 25

The Shabbos Project - Havdalah Concert

The Shabbos Project

2014-10-25, 9:00pm

Please join members of our community for a Havdalah concert featuring a world renowned performer

Oct 25

Partners in Torah at Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus

2014-10-25, 11:00am to 12:00pm

A modern in- depth look at the weekly Torah Portion. Free of charge, one Saturday a month October 25, November 22, December 20, January 31, February 28, March 28, April 25, May 9

Oct 26

PJ Library October Story Time at Books & Books in Coral Gables

2014-10-26, 10:30 a.m.

Temple Judea hosts this fun -filled story time at Books and Books in Coral Gables.

Oct 26

PJ Library October Story Time at Books & Books in Bal Harbour


Join PJ Library for a fun-filled morning at the Books and Books in Bal Harbour.

Oct 26

Kai Bird at Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Fest

2014-10-26, 11am to 1pm

Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird shares his compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of Robert Ames, in his latest book, "The Good Spy." Ames is considered to be one of the most important operatives in CIA history. It is thought that had Ames not been murdered, he might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West. The book’s complex narrative also tells of Ames’s controversial friendship with Ali Hassan Salameh, the Palestine Liberation Organizations intelligence chief who was assassinated by the Mossad in 1979. The Good Spy was recently featured on the cover of the New York Times Book Review and was chosen One of the Top 15 Books of 2014 – So Far by Time Magazine. Bird is the author of six books, including co-author of American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer.

Oct 27

Attention Book Clubs!-Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Festival

CAJE’s Department of Adult Learning and the Melton School

2014-10-27, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Alyson Richman, The Garden Of Letters Set against the rich backdrop of World War II Italy, The Garden of Letters captures the hope, suspense, and romance of an uncertain era, in an epic intertwining story of first love, great tragedy and spectacular bravery. Alyson Richman is the author of numerous novels including The Lost Wife. Her books have been published in ten languages and have received national and international critical acclaim. Pam Jenoff, The Winter Guest The celebrated author of The Kommandant's Girl brings her latest novel to rural Poland under the shadow of the Nazi occupation. The story follows eighteen-year-old twin sisters who are raising their three younger siblings amid the stress and constant threat of arrest that has made everyone in their village a spy. The harrowing story involves unimaginable risks, unbearable choices and a singular act of betrayal that endangers them all. In addition to their individual new releases, these two authors have joined eight other bestselling female historical fiction writers to create the anthology: Grand Central: Original Stories of Postwar Love and Reunion. Grand Central is an exciting new work that brings together the stories of people who passed through Grand Central Terminal on the same day in August 1945.

Oct 28

Miami-Dade Board of Directors Meeting

2014-10-28, 6:30 PM to 8:00 PM

Oct 29

Alper JCC 2014 Women's Day Luncheon

2014-10-29, 9:30am to 2:00pm

Gail Sheehy returns as the featured speaker at the 34th Alper JCC's Berrin Family Jewish Book Festival's Women's Day Luncheon. In her memoir, "Daring: My Passages", Sheehy reveals the obstacles and opportunities encountered when she dared to blaze a trail in a “man’s world.” Her fascinating story of shattering failures and stunning successes is a testament to resilience, smarts, and daring.

Oct 29

MEET THE AUTHOR JEWISH BOOK SERIES Presented by The Michael-Ann Russell JCC

2014-10-29, 7 PM to 9 PM

The Michael-Ann Russell JCC 2014/2015 Meet the Author Jewish Book Series presents Amy S.F. Lutz, author of Each Day I Feel Better: Autism, ECT, and the Treatment of Our Most Impaired Children. "Amy Lutz takes us inside the mysterious world of autism and provides a heart-wrenching chronicle of what it is like to love a child with almost overwhelming needs. She gives voice to the thousands of parents who must face the almost unimaginable challenges of getting help for a child with autism, and describes the unanticipated benefits of electroconvulsive therapy. I recommend this book not just for parents of children with autism, but for anyone facing the physical and emotional rollercoaster of caring for a loved one with a devastating illness." --Eve Herold, Director, Office of Communications and Public Affairs for the American Psychiatric Association. The free Series presented by the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in partnership with several partnering Sponsoring Organizations including Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus, Jewish Community Relations Council of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, North Dade Branch of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Temple Sinai, and WIZO. It is developed through the auspices of the Jewish Book Council. The series features authors on national tour, whose recently published books are of interest tothe Jewish community, as well as the general community.

Oct 29
Oct 30

Ari Shavit at Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Fest

American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC)

2014-10-30, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

There is a huge buzz about Ari Shavit’s latest book, "My Promised Land". Shavit, one of Israel’s most influential journalists draws on interviews, historical documents, private diaries, and letters, as well as his own family’s story to tell a riveting narrative. The book is both deeply human and of profound historical dimension. “ My Promised Land is the ultimate personal odyssey of a humanist exploring the startling biography of his tormented homeland, which is at the very center of global interest.” Ehud Barak, former Prime Minister and Defense Minister of Israel “ I’ve been waiting most of my adult life for an Israeli to plumb the deepest mysteries of his country’s existence and share his discoveries, and Ari Shavit does so brilliantly, writing simultaneously like a poet and a prophet.”—Jeffrey Goldberg, national correspondent, The Atlantic

Nov 01

Beth Torah International Night

Beth Torah Adath Yeshurun

2014-11-01, 7:00 pm

Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus will hold International Night on Saturday, November 1, 2014.

Nov 02
Nov 02

Young Lion of Judah Holocaust Memorial Opening Program

2014-11-02, 11:00AM to 1:00PM

Participants in the Young Lion of Judah Holocaust Memorial Program will meet at the Memorial to be introduced to the Survivor they will be paired with and to tour the Memorial.

Nov 02

Thanksgiving Scavenger Hunt

2014-11-02, 10:00 am to 11:45 am

Join the JCS Alliance and PJ Library Miami for a scavenger hunt filled with fun and Mitzvot as we hunt through Winn-Dixie Aventura for kosher food and basic needed toiletries for the families of JCS Shalom Bayit, Domestic Abuse Prevention program.

Nov 03
Nov 03

Inside the Food Network at Alper JCC Berrin Family Jewish Book Fest

2014-11-03, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

In October 1993, a tiny start-up called the Food Network debuted to little notice. Twenty years later, it is in over 100 million homes and features a galaxy of stars. Journalist Allen Salkin’s book From Scratch, takes one inside the conference rooms, studios, homes, restaurants, and after-hour meetings, and illuminates the people we thought we knew. This is an irresistible story of the intersection between business, television, pop culture, food and the American audience.

Nov 04

North Dade Parlor Mtg


North Dade neighborhood Parlor meeting

Nov 05

Technion Event with VP of Technion

2014-11-05, 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Join us for an exciting evening learning about the impact the Technion has had on the high-tech boom in Israel and how it's helped place Israel as a global economic player.

Nov 05

AIPAC's 2014 Miami Club Gala

2014-11-05, 7:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

AIPAC's flagship event for Miami's young professional community.

Nov 05

The MAR-JCC 2014/2015 Meet the Author Jewish Book Series

Jewish Community Relations Council, GMJF

2014-11-05, 7 PM to 9:30 PM

The MAR-JCC 2014/2015 Meet the Author Jewish Book Series presents Mathew Levitt, author of Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God. A thorough examination of Hezbollah’s covert activities beyond Lebanon’s borders, including its financial and logistical support and its criminal and terrorist operations worldwide. "Matthew Levitt is a recognized authority on Hezbollah and its activities, both in the Levant and globally.... Hezbollah: The Global Footprint of Lebanon's Party of God fills a vital gap in understanding the international dimensions of Hezbollah, its reach, and its capacities for terrorism worldwide." -- Charles Allen, former assistant director of the Central intelligence for collection, CIA. The free Series presented by the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in partnership with several partnering Sponsoring Organizations including Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus, Jewish Community Relations Council of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, North Dade Branch of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Temple Sinai, and WIZO. It is developed through the auspices of the Jewish Book Council. The Series features authors on national tour, whose recently published books are of interest to the Jewish community, as well as the general community.

Nov 05

UNICEF Fund CEO at Alper JCC Berrin Family Book Fest

Bet Shira Congregation

2014-11-05, 7:30pm to 9:30pm

Caryl M. Stern, President and CEO of the U.S. Fund for UNICEF, has a mission – to reduce the number of preventable deaths of children under the age of five from 19,000 each day to zero. In her incredibly moving book, "I Believe in Zero", she draws on her travels around the world, offering memorable stories that present powerful and sometimes counter-intuitive lessons about life. Stern hopes to open hearts and minds and leave readers with the belief that no child anywhere should lack basic human support; and that every child and mother can be an inspiration. All royalties from I Believe in Zero go to UNICEF.

Nov 05

2015 Summit Division Event

2014-11-05, 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm

Nov 06

JCS BOARD MEETING November 6 2014

2014-11-06, 6:00pm to 8:00pm

Nov 06

WellBeing Well Conference

Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center

2014-11-06, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

One-day conference hosted by Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center featuring features keynote speakers, concurrent breakout sessions, and panel discussions covering a wide variety of timely health issues, including: men’s, women’s, and children’s health, genetics, clinical trials, cancer treatment and survivorship, preventative healthcare, holistic treatments, nutrition, exercise, skin care, and achieving a healthy lifestyle.

Nov 06


2014-11-06, 6:00 p.m to 9:00 p.m

Meet and Greet Social welcomes back the snowbirds and gives a hearty warm welcome to the new people who would like to join the NEXT GENERATIONS family

Nov 06

North Dade Parlor Mtg #2


North Dade neighborhood Parlor meeting

Nov 08

Hamstrings, Havdalah, and Happy Hour - The Tribe's Havdalah Yoga Experience on the Beach

The Tribe

2014-11-08, 4:15 to 6:30

Enjoy an invigorating, restorative, and Jewishly inspired sunset yoga practice at 4:15. Immediately following, at 5:30, will be a Havdalah service that will ignite and rejuvenate you for the week ahead. Stay and schmooze as long as you like thereafter with light fare and refreshments. Come for just the yoga, just the Havdalah, or both! If you come for the yoga, please bring a yoga mat, towel, and water bottle. Don't have a yoga mat but want to give it a try? Want to participate in bringing Havdallah to life? Let us know! Event is complimentary. Registration to come soon. Questions?

Nov 09

JFNA General Assembly 2014 (1)


2014-11-09, TBD to TBD


Nov 09

LDI one 2014

2014-11-09, 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm

Nov 09

Holocaust Memorial- Kristallnacht


2014-11-09, 6:00pm to 7:00pm

Kristallnacht- Sunday, November 9, 2014 On Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 6:00pm-7:30pm the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach will mark 76 years since the Kristallnacht pogrom. We will gather and observe the annual commemoration of Holocaust Remembrance day Kristallnacht-Night of Broken Glass. This is a community-wide event and is free and open to the public.

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