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Bet Shira Presents: 26th Annual Tu Bishevat Concert

The Jewish American-Israeli Song Book The award-winning Klezmer Company Jazz Orchestra led by Aaron Kula will play a concert of famous songs from the Israel and Chassidic Song Festivals as well as jazz arrangements from their own American Klezmer song book. The 8 member band will improvise and rock your soul with memorable songs from 1965 to 2000. The concert includes a sing-along with solos by Bet Shira Clergy! A not to miss season event!

Sunday, February 12 4:00 P.M.

Reserved Seating $36, General Admission $18, Students Free

Bet Shira Presents: Being A Healing Presence: Caring for the Caregiver

December 12, 2016 7:30 P.M. Bet Shira Congregation 7500 SW 120 Street, Miami, FL, 33156

Presented by Rabbi Cheryl Weiner, PhD, BCC. Sponsored by The Caring Kehillah of Bet Shira Congregation. For all who are care givers, you are not alone. You can be part of a supportive community of other care givers. Light refreshments will be served.

Sharsheret: Changing the Face of Breast Cancer a Community Wide Event at Bet Shira

Tuesday, January 6th at 7:30 pm Bet Shira Congregation 7500 SW 120th Street Miami, Florida 33156

Join Cantor Shiree Kidron, as she shares her personal experience and the incredible support she received from the community, for an evening of inspiration and breast cancer awareness featuring:

  • Guest Speakers: John M. Cassel, M.D., F.A.C.S. Cosmetic and Reconstructive Plastic Surgery, Talia Donnenberg, M.S., CGC: Co-Director, Cancer Genetics Clinics, University of Miami, Miller School of Medicine, Rabbi Rachel Greengrass: Associate Rabbi, Temple Beth Am, Cantor Shiree Kidron: Cantor, Bet Shira Congregation, Briana Schneider Schwarz: Florida Regional Director, Sharsheret

  • Dynamic Discussion: Planning an approach to the right choice, identifying whether you are a candidate for genetic testing, implications of testing are for yourself and your entire family, taking preventative measures and highlighting options available for breast reconstruction, speaking about the difference between curing and healing, and the importance of connecting with someone who shares your experience as well as your values and culture.

  • Short Question and Answer

  • Light refreshments will be served

Sharsheret is a national not-for profit organization supporting young Jewish women and families, of all backgrounds, facing breast cancer.

R.S.V.P. to 305-238-2601

The Evelyn B. Rosen Memorial Program at Bet Shira Congregation

Bet Shira Congregation

7500 SW 120 Street

Miami, FL 33156-4600


We celebrate the gift of Torah as a community of learners. Scholars in Residence programs are community learning opportunities with outstanding leaders in contemporary Jewish life. This year through the generosity of Joey and Cheryl Rosen, the Evelyn Rosen Memorial Scholarship in Residence program has been formally established. This endowment gift assures that Bet Shira will honor Jewish study continually with scholars in residence. May the memory of Evelyn Rosen be for a blessing and may we all become more enlightened in her memory.

November 21-23, 2014: Rabbi Danielle Upbin

Rabbi Danielle Upbin is a prayer leader, teacher, inspirational preacher and singer-songwriter. She currently resides in Clearwater, FL, where she and her husband serve as the spiritual leaders of Congregation Beth Shalom.

January 22, 2015: Rabbi Irwin Kula

Rabbi Irwin Kula is the leading voice of religious voice of pluralizing, president of CLAL, and has significantly shifted the debate on Jewish identity and spiritually to include new ways of finding meaning and purpose.

February 20-21, 2015: Dr. Jeff Shoulson

Dr. Shoulson serves as the Doris and Simon Konover Chair of Judaic Studies at the University of Connecticut. Professor Shoulson areas of expertise include Jewish Literature, Early Modern Literature, and Jewish-Christian Relations.