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Sabbath of Wholeness on Zoom

Every 2nd and 4th Friday, 11:30 AM-12:30 PM

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For those in need of healing or inspiration, the Sabbath of Wholeness, a pastoral care experience presented by Federation’s Mishkan Miami in partnership with Baptist Hospital is offered twice monthly on Zoom.

The pre-Sabbath program includes candle lighting and other Sabbath rituals, as well as songs, prayer and reflection. “We are all in need of wholeness at different times in our lives,” said Director of Mishkan Miami Rabbi Frederick L. Klein, who leads the first session of every month along with guest musicians and cantors. “We pray for those in need of healing, remember our brethren in Israel and receive messages of inspiration to give us strength and resilience.” The Sabbath of Wholeness is open to people of all faith backgrounds.

For more information, contact Rabbi Klein at [email protected] or 786.866.8620.

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Can Israel Recover? With Alan Dershowitz

Sunday, February 25, 5:30-7 PM

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The horrific attack of October 7 and Israel’s just response changes everything. In his presentation, Alan Dershowitz analyzes the subsequent transforming events and suggests how to move forward.

Temple Emanu-El, 1701 Washington Ave, Miami Beach

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Israeli Soldiers Band Concert

Monday, February 26, 7:30 PM

A powerful evening of music, unity and solidarity with an amazing concert by six chayalim from the Israeli Soldiers Band and the Holocaust Survivors Band. Some of the proceeds will go towards supporting the Israeli Defense Forces.

Beit David Highland Lakes Shul, 2600 NE 209 Street, Miami

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The Lehman Trilogy

By Stefano Massini, Adapted by Ben Power

March 15-April 21 at the GableStage

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In this epic piece of storytelling, three actors triumphantly journey through 163 years of history. Beginning in Montgomery, Alabama, in 1844, a Bavarian immigrant dreams of a better life. In 2008, his descendants unleash an unprecedented financial disaster. The spectacular rise and fall of Lehman Brothers is both an intimate family saga and a colossal exposé of unquenchable capitalism. David Kwiat, Mark H. Dold and Brandon Morris give triumphant performances in a production directed by GableStage producing artistic director, Bari Newport.

GableStage, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Suite 230, Coral Gables

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From Inquisition to Genocide

The Untold Story of Sefarad & the Holocaust

Tuesday, February 27, 7:30 PM

Temple Moses Sephardic Congregation of Florida, 1200 Normandy Drive, Miami Beach

Holocaust awareness is usually associated with Ashkenazi Jews. This event will discuss the little-known fact that the Shoah also devastated Sefardic Jewry, descendants of Iberian Jews who survived massacres, forced conversions, expulsion, and Inquisition.

JHA is a nonprofit global organization dedicated to researching, preserving, and promoting the legacy of Sefarad.

Dr. Isaac Amon, JHA Director of Academic Research, earned a J.D., LL.M, PhD from Washington University in St. Louis. He worked at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague and investigated ISIS.

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Experience the Magic! Tel Aviv White Night Gala

Saturday, April 13, 8:15 PM at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

Prepare to Shine in Your Finest Denim and Diamonds ...

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Holocaust Impact Theater Presents PLEDGE

March 7, 8 & 9 at Alper JCC Miami

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In 2004, Holocaust Impact Theater (HIT) embarked on a mission to educate and inspire teens through the power of the arts. Now in its 19th year of production, HIT continues to provide local high school students a platform to write, produce, perform and direct original scripts dealing with timely, relevant issues of social injustice and intolerance, all with the underlying goal of promoting Holocaust education and remembrance.

This year’s show is entitled PLEDGE. The play focuses on the rise of antisemitism on college campuses.

The production boasts a team of more than 20 high school teens, each receiving 150 hours of community service for their contributions.

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Onward Israel Summer Internship Program Applications Now Open

Spend eight weeks in a professional internship while living in Tel Aviv!

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Applications are now open for the 2024 Miami Onward Israel Summer Internship Program for students attending a Miami-Dade County college or university.

Dates: May 23-July 17, 2024

Cost: Only $999 plus airfare

Eligibility Criteria

• Underclassman attending college or university in Miami-Dade County

• Ages 18 – 30

• Must be Masa eligible

• Completed online application

• Preference given to Miami natives who will return to their Miami campus and community after the program

For more information, email [email protected] or call 786.866.8498.

This highly subsidized program is supported by Jewish Federation and other philanthropists.

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Jewish Book Festival: Author Zachary Solomon

Sunday, February 11, 3 PM at Alper JCC Miami

For more information, contact Ann Horenstein at [email protected]

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Florida Film Premiere! Supernova: The Music Festival Massacre

Monday, February 19, 7:30 PM at Temple Beth Am

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Tuesday, February 20, 7:30 PM at Miami Beach JCC

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Join the Miami Jewish Film Festival for the Florida premiere of the first minute-by-minute chronicle of the traumatic events of October 7, 2023, with details the attack on Israel’s Supernova music fest, including real-time footage and survivor accounts. The stories of tragedy, resilience and resolute human spirit form a powerful, visceral narrative, making it disturbing but vital viewing that demands history never forget.

This special premiere event will feature the attendance of Israeli director Duki Dror, who will introduce the film and participate in a panel discussion featuring Israeli Consul General Maor Elbaz-Starinsky, Greater Miami Jewish Federation JCRC director Josh Sayles, and Miami Beach JCC CEO Paul Frishman.

This event was made possible with the generous support of the Consulate General of Israel to Florida, Faye "Tzippy" Holand, and Jodi & Paul Tartell.

The Miami Jewish Film Festival is a program of the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), a funded agency of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.