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NCJW Miami: Advocacy Film Series

Once a month, NCJW Miami is hosting a film screening on issues related to our mission of improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

Join us for popcorn and beverages, inspiration and discussion.

January 17th, 7:30 PM

At the Michael Ann-Russell JCC

In partnership with the Miami Jewish Film Festival

We have purchased a block of tickets for: Working Woman By Michal Avital

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: https://www.ncjwmiami.org/film-series

Thank you!

NCJW Miami Rosh Chodesh - A Monthly Spiritual Gathering for Women

Join NCJW Miami each month to celebrate, study and explore Jewish Women's issues and social justice action, led by one of our community's female clergy.

Our January program will be led by Cantor Lisa Segal of Temple Beth Sholom, at the home of Melinda Berman in Miami Beach.*

*Please bring your own lunch, and we will provide beverages.

There is no charge to attend, and you do not need to be of the Jewish Faith - all are welcome.

Space is limited, and your RSVP is required to attend. If your plans change, and you are not able to join us, please let us know right away.

RSVP and more information at: https://www.ncjwmiami.org/rosh-chodesh

Date: Wednesday, January 9, 2019 Time: 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. Location: Address provided upon RSVP*

*Parking is limited and will be confirmed for the first nine people to RSVP. We recommend carpools, or ride share such as Lyft, Uber or Taxi.

Future Rosh Chodesh programs are listed below (when you RSVP, you may check all of the programs that you wish to attend. We will provide addresses for future programs during the month of that program.)

Friday, February 8 Led by Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz at Temple Beth Sholom (Miami Beach)

Tuesday, March 6 Led by Rabbi Robyn Fisher (location TBD)

Wednesday, April 10 Led by Rabbi Julie Jacobs (location TBD)

Monday, May 6 Led by Rabbi Judith Siegal at Temple Judea

Thursday, June 13 Led by Rabbi Lauren Berkun at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

Thank you!

NCJW Miami: Rosh Chodesh, A Spiritual Gathering for Women in December

Join NCJW Miami each month to celebrate, study and explore Jewish Women's issues and social justice action, led by one of our community's female clergy.

Our December program will be led by Rabbi Amy Morrison of Temple Beth Sholom. It will take place at the home of Vanessa Ressler in Miami Beach.

Address provided upon RSVP at: https://www.ncjwmiami.org/rosh-chodesh

There is no charge to attend, and you do not need to be of the Jewish Faith - all are welcome. Space is limited - RSVP required to attend.

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018 Time: 12 noon - 1:30 p.m. Location: Address provided upon RSVP

Please bring your own lunch. We will provide beverages.

Future Rosh Chodesh programs:

Wednesday, January 9 Led by Cantor Lisa Segal at the home of Melinda Berman (Miami Beach)

Monday, February 4 Led by Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz at Temple Beth Sholom

Tuesday, March 6 Led by Rabbi Robyn Fisher (location TBD)

Wednesday, April 10 Led by Rabbi Julie Jacobs (location TBD)

Monday, May 6 Led by Rabbi Judith Siegal at Temple Judea

Thursday, June 13 Led by Rabbi Lauren Berkun at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

Questions? Contact Amy Bloom at 305.697.9028 or amybloom@ncjwmiami.org

NCJW Miami-Nothing Without Us: The Women Who Will End AIDS

NCJW Miami Advocacy Film Series: Once a month, we will host a film screening on issues related to NCJW’s mission of improving the quality of life for women, children, and families and safeguarding individual rights and freedoms.

Come join us for popcorn and drinks, inspiration and discussion. This month's film: Nothing Without Us: The Women Who Will End AIDS

Aqua Foundation for Women is the partner organization for this film.

DATE: November 27th TIME: 7 p.m. LOCATION: CIC Miami, 1951 NW 7th Avenue, Suite 600

RSVP requested at: www.ncjwmiami.org/film-series

NCJW Members - FREE, Non-Members - $10 requested donation

To mark the 30th anniversary of World AIDS Day, we are screening NOTHING WITHOUT US. This film tells the inspiring story of the vital role that women have played - and continue to play - in the global fight against HIV/AIDS. World AIDS Day takes place on December 1st each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness.

NCJW Miami We've Got You Covered

Be a part of NCJW Miami's community service project "We've Got You Covered" creating and providing personal cozy fleece blankets for cancer patients undergoing infusion treatments.

In partnership with Mt. Sinai Cancer Treatment Center, NCJW Miami is creating blankets for their patients each month.

Join us for a morning of camaraderie while helping to make someone's life a little more comfortable.

Spend two hours with us so we can wrap people in care and comfort.

Friday, October 26 10 a.m. - 12 Noon 10350 W Bay Harbor Dr, Bay Harbor Islands, FL 33154 Free parking across the street. We will be meeting in the building's community room on the second floor.

RSVP HERE

Questions? Contact Amy Bloom at amybloom@ncjwmiami.org or (305) 697-9028.

NCJW Miami Rosh Chodesh - A Spiritual Gathering for Women

Join NCJW Miami each month to celebrate, study and explore Jewish Women's issues and social justice action, led by one of our community's female clergy. Bring your lunch and we'll provide the beverages, either at a synagogue or hosted by one of our members.

No charge to attend. You do not need to be of the Jewish Faith. All are welcome.

Join us for our second monthly Rosh Chodesh program!

Led by Rabbi Efrat Zarren-Zohar, Executive Director of Center of Advancement of Jewish Education in Miami, at the home of Sharlane Packar in Bay Harbor Islands. (Address provided upon RSVP.)

Future Rosh Chodesh programs: Tuesday, December 11 led by Rabbi Amy Morrison at the home of Vanessa Ressler (Miami Beach) Wednesday, January 9 led by Cantor Lisa Segal at the home of Melinda Berman (Miami Beach) Monday, February 4 led by Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz at Temple Beth Sholom Tuesday, March 6 led by Rabbi Robyn Fisher (location TBD) Thursday, April 9 led by Rabbi Julie Jacobs (location TBD) Monday, May 6 led by Rabbi Judith Siegal at Temple Judea Thursday, June 13 led by Rabbi Lauren Berkun at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

Addresses provided upon RSVP.

RSVP to: https://ncjwgms.wufoo.com/forms/rosh-chodesh-a-spiritual-gathering-for-women/

Questions? Contact Amy Bloom at amybloom@ncjwmiami.org or (305) 697-9028.

NCJW Miami 2nd Annual Flywheel for Fienberg Fisher

Hannah Amoils and Marina Ganopolsky, Co-Chairs/Team Captains, invite you to FLY with us on Sunday, October 28!

RSVP HERE: https://ncjwgms.wufoo.com/forms/ncjw-2nd-annual-flywheel-for-fienberg-fisher/

NCJW Miami donated one uniform shirt for every child at Fienberg Fisher K-8 Center, and we are fundraising to support this donation of 1200 shirts.

Can't make it? Make a donation to help underwrite a shirt or two - one uniform shirt is $10.

"We are so very grateful to NCJW Miami for the generous donation of a new uniform shirt for every student. The uniforms allow all students to take pride in being a part of Fienberg Fisher K-8. The gift of a brand new uniform, for so many of our children who might otherwise be wearing hand me downs, makes a world of difference" - Maria Costa, FF K-8 Principal.

DATE: Sunday, October 28 TIME: 1:30 - 3:30 p.m. LOCATION: Flywheel Sports Miami Beach, 1919 Purdy Avenue

The 45-minute class, led by “The Team Captain & The Visionary” instructor Lee Lentz, will begin at 2 p.m. Nosh and beverages will be provided after class.

Special Halloween activities will be happening for kids!

Minimum contribution to participate is $50 per rider – prizes will be awarded to the Top Fundraisers and Highest Scores on the TORQ Board.

Ask friends and family to sponsor you: Bring donations with you to the event on October 28, OR:

*FOR DONATIONS IN SUPPORT OF A RIDER(S): Add the name of the rider(s) you are supporting when making your contribution (there will be a space to provide his/her name).

The highest fundraiser will be able to choose from these fabulous prizes:

1 - (5) Flywheel rides OR 2 - $100 gift card to Crust (#1 restaurant in Miami on TripAdvisor) OR 3 - (2) tickets to the Tuesday, February 26, 8pm performance of The Waitress at The Adrienne Arsht Center for Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County

High School Students who participate or volunteer at the ride on Sunday, October 28 will receive (2) community service hours.

Questions? Contact Amy Bloom at amybloom@ncjwmiami.org or (305) 697-9028.

RSVP HERE: https://ncjwgms.wufoo.com/forms/ncjw-2nd-annual-flywheel-for-fienberg-fisher/

Thank you for supporting NCJW Miami’s mission of Tikkun Olam – to repair the world!

NCJW Miami: You Be The Judge - Why The Courts Matter

A Free, Interactive Experience Presented by The National Council of Jewish Women Greater Miami Section

RSVP: https://ncjwgms.wufoo.com/forms/you-be-the-judge-why-the-courts-matter/

*Host Committee: Nicole Graham, Mara Leventhal, Joni Meiselman & Lori Sobel

Tuesday, October 23 7 – 9pm Temple Israel of Greater Miami 137 NE 19th Street, Miami, FL 33132 Free Parking across the street and Light Refreshments.

This event is free and open to the public with RSVP. RSVP required to attend.

Join us for an evening of dynamic civic engagement training:

● Play the part of a federal judge and “decide” an important case.

● Learn how to ensure the federal bench is fair, independent, and diverse.

● Confidently understand our federal court system and how it impacts you.

● Led by Lindsay Morris, NCJW Inc. Associate Director, Government Affairs and Advocacy Department

● With an introduction by Nancy Ratzan, Honorary President of NCJW Inc. and Common Cause National Policy Chair

Thank you to our Sponsors: Progress Florida Education Institute MANDEL LAW GROUP, PA Akerman, LLP Elizabeth F. Schwartz, Esq. LLORENTE & HECKLER, P.A.

Thank you to our Partner Organizations: ACLU of Florida Greater Miami Chapter ADL Florida Catalyst Miami League of Women Voters Miami-Dade Miami-Dade chapter of the Florida Association for Women Lawyers Miami Next Leaders Temple Israel of Greater Miami The Commonwealth Institute The Women's Fund Miami-Dade The Women's Law Society at FIU WMN Miami (Women's Movement Now)

*In Formation, to join contact Amy Bloom at (305) 697-9028 or amybloom@ncjwmiami.org.

RSVP: https://ncjwgms.wufoo.com/forms/you-be-the-judge-why-the-courts-matter/

NCJW Miami Phone Bank for Amendment 4

Phone Bank for Amendment 4 Join NCJW Miami to contact our members to educate them about why it is important to Vote Yes On 4. #JewsYesOn4

• Jews know what it means when a government says you don’t count – that’s why we support restoring the eligibility to vote to 1.4 million Floridians. • Was there ever a time when you made a mistake and were given a second chance? • NCJW is working with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and JOIN for Justice to educate Jews in Florida about Rights Restoration. Jews believe in Second Chances. • Learn the facts about Amendment 4.

RSVP at: https://www.ncjwmiami.org/phone-banking

Thank you.

NCJW Miami Rosh Chodesh - A Monthly Spiritual Gathering for Women

Join NCJW Miami each month to celebrate, study and explore Jewish Women's issues and social justice action, led by one of our community's female clergy. Bring your lunch and we'll provide the beverages, either at a synagogue or hosted by one of our members.

No charge to attend. You do not need to be of the Jewish Faith. All are welcome.

Join us for our first Rosh Chodesh program!

Led by Rabbi Rachel Greengrass of Temple Beth Am, at the home of Andrea Askowitz and Victoria Azpurua in Coral Gables. (Address provided upon RSVP at the link provided here.)

Future Rosh Chodesh programs: Wednesday, November 7 led by Rabbi Efrat Zarren-Zohar (location TBD) Tuesday, December 11 led by Rabbi Amy Morrison at the home of Vanessa Ressler (Miami Beach) Wednesday, January 9 led by Cantor Lisa Segal at the home of Melinda Berman (Miami Beach) Monday, February 4 led by Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz at Temple Beth Sholom Tuesday, March 6 led by Rabbi Robyn Fisher (location TBD) Thursday, April 9 led by Rabbi Julie Jacobs (location TBD) Monday, May 6 led by Rabbi Judith Siegal at Temple Judea Thursday, June 13 led by Rabbi Lauren Berkun at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

Addresses provided upon RSVP at:

https://www.ncjwmiami.org/rosh-chodesh

Unable to attend one month? Join us for one of the following months!

B'Shalom, NCJW Miami