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Ahavat Olam, a synagogue in Kendall that embraces all Jews and Interfaith families, will host its 14th annual 2nd night Passover Seder. Led by Rabbi and Cantor Danny Marmorstein, there is sure to be lots of good music, including that #1 hit "Dayenu"!

The Seder will include a choice of chicken, brisket, or salmon, delicious vegetables, and fine aged wine: Manischewitz 5779 ... kidding! Other wines will also be served. The meal includes Roasters ‘N Toasters specially baked yummy desserts, and vegetarian dinners are available upon request.

The cost is $50.00 per adult and $25.00 for children 10 and under. The Seder is open to the public, but reservations are required. This event is usually a SELLOUT, so reserve your seats EARLY! Reservations close on Tuesday, April 16, 2019.

WHERE: (THE NEW) Roasters ‘N Toasters, 12729 S. Dixie Highway, in Pinecrest.

WHEN: Saturday, April 20, 2019, at 6:45 PM.

For reservations email:,
or call Kim (305) 412-4240 (ofc) or (305) 588-7662 (cell)

A Zissen Pesach/A Sweet Passover Chag Pesach Sameach/A Joyous Passover !!!

Purim Celebration

It's a '60's Purim celebration! Come dressed in '60s costumes (think tie dye, afros, love beads), or traditional costumes of Purim. Hear the megillah chanted, stomp out Haman and twirl the groggers when you hear his wicked name, sing familiar songs, eat hamantaschen, and be entertained by unusual presentations of the Purim story. It will be an erev to remember! Wednesday night, March 20th at 6 p.m. $15 per person includes an Italian dinner and cocktail. Jointly hosted by congregations Ahavat Olam and Beth Or, the event will begin at 6 pm at Beth Or, 11715 SW 87 Avenue, 33176. For more information call 305 412-4240 or 305 235-1419.

RSVP is necessary at this link

Chag Purim same’ach! A joyous Purim to all!


Ahavat Olam welcomes back the Big Bad Bima Band on Friday, January 25th at 7:45 P.M. These talented musicians will uplift the Shabbat service with a contemporary meaning to traditional Hebrew prayers. A delicious oneg will follow. Ahavat Olam is located at 10755 SW 112 Street, 33176, on the grounds of Killian Pines United Methodist Church, in Kendall. For further information, please call 305 412-4240 or write

Blind Visionary

How do you spell inspiration? J-A-C-K-O, as in Virginia A. Jacko, President and CEO of Miami Lighthouse For The Blind. Virginia will speak on her book, “The Blind Visionary”, which explains her journey through blindness, and how it is possible to lead a productive and full life while blind. One of only a handful of blind chief executives in our country, on her watch Miami Lighthouse has become an innovation engine, heralded globally for its leadership and management. From facilitating fully equipped mobile optometric offices traveling to schools throughout Florida, a pre-school created for blind early learners, to providing consulting service for compliant websites for many types of business, Ms. Jacko has achieved an enviable record of outstanding accomplishments.

Virginia will also speak about her recent trip to Israel; visiting institutions for the blind there, providing a unique opportunity to exchange curricula, pedagogy, and share descriptions of their respective facilities, and seeking to identify commonalities and differences in order to learn from each other.

Ms. Jacko will speak on Friday, February 8th, during the evening Shabbat service at Ahavat Olam, a Kendall synagogue located at 10755 SW 112 Street, on the grounds of Killian Pines United Methodist Church. The service begins at 7:45 p.m. Don’t miss this extraordinary and kindhearted dynamo! For further information, please call 305 412-4240 or write

!!! Chanukah Celebration !!!

Light the menorah, eat a latke, spin the dreidle and hey, don’t blame us if you lose all your gelt! (KIDDING, no gelt, but a lot of fun!) Beautiful festival music by Rabbi Danny Marmorstein, Cantor Steven Haas and the Ahavat Olam Choral Society during our Shabbat service on Friday, December 7, at 7:45 p.m. Located on the grounds of Killian Pines United Methodist Church, 10755 SW 112 Street in Kendall. For more information please call 305 412-4240 or email Chag same’ach!

!!! Chanukah At The Palace !!!

Hear the sweet and joyous music of Chanukah performed by the Ahavat Olam Choral Society, directed by Rabbi Danny Marmorstein. Tuesday, December 4, 7 p.m., at the Palace Suites in Kendall, 11377 SW 84 Street. The AO Choral Society is an adult volunteer choir open to the community. For more information please call 305 412-4240 or email Chag same’ach!

Multi-faith Blessings Of The Pets

Bring your cats, Bring your rats, Bring your dogs, Bring your frogs! On Saturday, November 17, 10 a.m., Pastor Michelle Shrader, of Killian Pines United Methodist Church (KPUMC), and Rabbi Danny Marmorstein, of Ahavat Olam, will bestow blessings upon your pets. Everyone is welcome. Location is the parking lot of KPUMC, 10755 SW 112 Street, in Kendall. For further information call 305 595-2878 or 305 412-4240

AO Summer Spectacular Services

Ahavat Olam summer Shabbat services are not to be missed! A full service Kendall synagogue, embracing all Jews and interfaith families, AO Friday night summer services are different and inspiring. Ken Amira gives thought provoking sermons, the music is varied, and the onegs delicious! Best of all is the warm, heimische family you get to know. Services start at 7:45 p.m. on July 13, 20 and 27. Ahavat Olam shares the grounds of Killian Pines United Methodist Church, 10755 SW 112 Street, Miami 33176. For further information call 305 412-4240 or write Have a great summer!


Remember the anticipation you experienced as a child as your family was preparing for a holiday? Mom and Grandma were cooking in the kitchen, and the house was filled with scrumptious fragrances! You couldn't wait to sink your teeth into that juicy brisket or chicken soup, chomp on the bones from the short ribs, and pile the applesauce on the latkes. Maybe it was the aroma of the chickens roasting or the pies baking in the oven that take you back to that comforting time in your lives. Wait no more to munch on your favorite treats, and those fabulous days communing with family and friends. On May 12th at 7:00pm in the Oneg Room at Temple Ahavat Olam we will be hosting our Third Annual Jewish Food Festival and you are fortunate to be some of our most important guests and fressors. Please invite your friends and family to join us, too. The cost per diner is $30.00, which entitles you to eat and drink to your hearts and stomachs are content. Don't miss this opportunity for a unique evening of culinary delights, "just like BUBBIE used to make".

RSVP now, as this event SELLS OUT every year, and tickets WILL NOT be sold at the door. 305-412-4240 Ahavat Olam is located on the grounds of Killian Pines United Methodist Church, 10755 SW 112 Street, in Kendall, 33176

Seeking Singers of Jewish Music

The Ahavat Olam Choral Society, an adult SATB choir, is seeking those who would like to sing Jewish music. Rehearsals are Tuesday evenings 7:45-9:15 pm, in Kendall, at 10755 SW 112 Street, 33176, on the grounds of Killian Pines United Methodist Church. The AO Choral Society sings once a month during Friday night Shabbat services, High Holy Day services, and other occasions throughout the year. Everyone is welcome. Temple membership is not necessary, but an our-cost fee is charged for the music books and robe. Music reading is not necessary, but a commitment to rehearse and a positive attitude will make you a valuable asset! If interested, please contact Ahavat Olam's office administrator, Kim Fielder, at 305 412-4240 or e-mail her at