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International March of the Living 35th Anniversary Gala

GALA DINNER HONORING HONORING FORMER ISRAELI AMBASSADOR TO THE U.S. HON. RON DERMER

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2023 Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships

Apply now for Federation’s overnight camp financial aid programs — One Happy Camper and Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships — to give your child a Jewish summer experience that’s both unforgettable and more affordable.

Recognizing that Jewish overnight camp is one of the most meaningful experiences a child can have in creating a strong and positive Jewish identity, Federation offers these two options to help offset the cost of attendance for Miami-Dade County residents. Partnering with One Happy Camper, a program of the Foundation for Jewish Camps, and Jewish overnight camps across North America, Federation provides need-blind grants of up to $1,000 to families with first-time campers who attend public school or non-Jewish private school. If you’re interested, apply early as a limited number of grants are available. Federation is also accepting applications for our 2023 Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships for children ages 8-17 who attend public school, private school and Jewish day school or yeshiva and can demonstrate financial need. The deadline to apply is Tuesday, January 31, 2023. Click here to learn more and apply for either opportunity.

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Media Coverage of News Conference to Shine a Light on Rising Antisemitism

This past Tuesday, on the second day of Chanukah, approximately 15 Miami-area mayors and Jewish community leaders condemned antisemitism and hate in all its forms at the Federation-organized Mayors' Press Conference Against Antisemitism.

Media Coverage

In addition to speaking out against the rising tide of anti-Jewish hatred, many offered their support of the widely accepted International Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) definition of antisemitism, As the American Jewish Committee's (AJC) Brian Siegal noted, "You can't combat what you don't define." Many leaders also committed to highlighting the positive contributions of Jewish people to the US during Jewish American Heritage Month, which occurs in May. Representation from Federation included Chair of the Board Ariel Bentata, Jewish Community Relations Council Chair Moj Khaghan Danial and President and CEO Jacob Solomon. Members of the ADL, AJC and the Consul General of Israel in Miami were also present. The lineup of mayors was headlined by Mayor Daniella Levine Cava, the first Jewish woman to lead Miami-Dade County. Click here to view media coverage from the press conference.

Grand Chanukah Klezmer Concert

Amazing Show with great Klezmer Musicians and an outstanding Cantor from Belgium. Admission $10 for Seniors $18 for everyone else. Location: The Shul of Bal Harbour, 9540 Collins Ave. Thursday, Dec 22, at 2PM.

This is a show you don't want to miss!

Please reserve by email or by phone: Reserve@UnitedJewishGenerations.com or (305) 770-4540

Happy Chanukah

Israel U: A Workshop on Jewish Life and Israel on Campus for 11th & 12th Graders and Their Parents and Guardians

A Workshop for 11th and 12th Grade Teens and Parents

Embrace who you are.

Educate yourself.

Learn how to support Israel on campus.

Discover the many ways to connect to Jewish life in college and gain tools and resources to support Israel with pride.

The program is open to 11th and 12th graders and their parent(s)/guardian(s).

Separate sessions will be held for teens and adults.

Date: Sunday, February 5, 2023

Time: 3:00-6:30 PM

Place: Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 4200 Biscayne Blvd., Miami, FL 33137

Couvert: $18 per family (includes teens and adults)

For more information and to register, contact Bonnie Dawson at bdawson@gmjf.org or 786-866-8498

IsraelU

JBS Highlights Dec 18- 24th: Celebrate Chanukah, Hampton Holiday Concert, In the Spotlight-Yair Rosenberg, Erasing the Hate, ADL-Campus Antisemitism

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and jbstv.org. For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to www.jbstv.org

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Chabad Chanukah Telethon - LIVE

This year’s Chanukah Telethon from Chabad of Mineola features live musical performances from Kosha Dillz and Shloime Kaufman, magic from Ilan Smith, dance from The Dancing Rabbis, a special live wedding ceremony officiated by Rabbi Anchelle Perl and other surprises for the first night of Chanukah. Sunday - 7:00pm

In the Spotlight: Yair Rosenberg

Yair Rosenberg, a writer covering politics, culture and religion for publications such as The Atlantic, Tablet and The New York Times, discusses his love of music and latest album release, Az Yashir: Songs for Shabbos, a collection of modern melodies for traditional Shabbat songs Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 10:30pm Friday - 2:00am Saturday - 5:00am & 7:30pm

Good Week Israel: Autonomous Vehicles and Iron Beam Defense

This week Aaron Poris takes a look autonomous vehicles hitting the streets, iron beam defense system and Israeli doctors dealing in medical cannabis licenses. Tuesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Wednesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

ADL Never Is Now: Campus Antisemitism

Miriam Elman (Executive Director, Academic Engagement Network) and Jasmine Beroukhim (UCLA Student and President of Bruins for Israel) join moderator Jay Sures (Vice Chairman of UTA and Regent of the University of California) to discuss balancing free speech and inclusion and dealing with antisemitism on college campuses. Tuesday- 7:30pm Wednesday - 2:00am Saturday - 5:30am

The Hampton Synagogue’s Annual Cantorial Concert

Cantor Netanel Hershtik of The Hampton Synagogue and Cantor Tzvi Weiss of the Jerusalem Great Synagogue are the features vocalists during The Hampton Synagogue's 27th Annual Cantorial Concert, this year celebrating the career of pianist and arranger Raymond Goldstein. Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 11:00am Thursday - 2:00pm Saturday - 4:00pm

Erasing the Hate - T.M. Garret

*German-American author, activist, lecturer and extremism researcher, T.M. Garret, discusses his work and explains how he became radicalized as a youth in Germany, and how he managed to slowly climb his way out of the self-destructive path on which he found himself, in this conversation with Rabbi Erez Sherman. Wednesday - 8:00pm Thursday - 2:00am & 11:00am *

In the News: White House Roundtable

Regarding the recent roundtable on combatting antisemitism held at the White House by Second Gentleman Doug Emhoff, Deputy Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Antisemitism, Aaron Keyak, comments on his role as both a participant and as deputy to Amb. Deborah Lipstadt. With Teisha Bader. Sunday - 5:30pm

In The News: Nissim Black and Shine a Light

Hasidic rapper Nissim Black discusses his new video in collaboration with American Friends of the Israel Philharmonic for Chanukah and performing in Times Square for “Shine a Light,” a menorah lighting event intended to shine light on antisemitism, led by Jewish orgs including UJA whose Hindy Poupko comments. Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm

Thinking Out Loud

JBS journalist Micah Halpern discusses how the news is an entertainment industry that generally focuses solely on extreme reactions and points of view. Because of this, the viewer gets a skewed sense of reality- just look at the coverage of Israel! Wednesday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm Saturday - 5:30pm

Bruce Buck

Former Chairman of the Chelsea Football Club in the UK, Bruce Buck, discusses the Club's initiative "Say No To Antisemitism," and its mission to use the power of sports to help educate fans about the evils of discrimination & antisemitism. Sunday - 12:00 Noon Sunday - 6:00pm

H. Alan Scott - Mormon Convert

Comedian and writer H. Alan Scott discusses the journey that led him from his rigid Mormon upbringing to being a proudly gay Jewish convert, and explains why he always felt he was Jewish. Monday - 3:00pm

Marc Angel

Rabbi Marc Angel, Founding Director of the Institute for Jewish Ideas and Ideals and Rabbi Emeritus of the historic Congregation Shearith Israel, the Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue in NYC, offers his analysis of Jewish life in the 21st century. Monday - 9:00pm & Midnight Tuesday - 3:00pm

Dudu Fisher

One of Israel's greatest performers, Dudu Fisher, describes his father's survival during the Holocaust, his concerns for the State of Israel and his personal journey from prospective dental student to world renowned cantor and star of Les Misérables on Broadway. Tuesday - 9:00pm & Midnight Wednesday - 3:00pm

Abigail Pogrebin

Author, journalist and host of JBS’s “In the Spotlight,” Abigail Pogrebin reflects on American Jewish life today and reflects on what she learned when she spent a year observing all 18 Jewish holidays, a journey she describes in her book My Jewish Year: 18 Holidays, One Wondering Jew Wednesday - 9:00pm & Midnight
Thursday - 3:00pm Saturday - 6:00pm

Gil Hovav

Israeli celebrity chef, culinary journalist, author and TV personality Gil Hovav discusses his Jerusalem family background and his work in Israeli culinary arts and media. Thursday - 9:00pm & Midnight Friday - 3:00pm

Rob Mathes

Grammy Award-winning composer/arranger/conductor/singer Rob Mathes discusses his musical journey, the process of composing Chanukah songs for his annual Christmas Concert at SUNY Purchase, and performs “Light In The Window” and with his daughter Sarah.
Saturday - 6:00pm

Chanukah

For the holiday of Chanukah, Rabbi Mark S. Golub discusses the history of the Maccabean triumph over the Syrians in Jerusalem and the adult lessons drawn from the Festival, which have shaped American values regarding ethnic identity. Sunday - 10:00am Monday - 5:00am Wednesday - 9:00am & 4:30pm
Thursday - 4:00am Friday - 1:00pm

From the Aleph Bet

Download Lessons and Worksheets free on the JBS website

Hebrew: Lesson 20 Vocabulary, and a complete review of all Hebrew letters and vowels Monday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Thursday - 10:00am & 5:00pm Friday - 4:00am

Talmud Study: Chanukah

The Talmud's description of Chanukah, and the different theories for why candles are lit for eight nights, are explored in Rabbi Mordechai Becher's special holiday lesson Sunday - 9:00am Tuesday - 9:00am & 5:00pm Wednesday- 7:00pm

Talmud Study: Jewish Heroism

Rabbi Becher uses biblical texts and rabbinic commentary to explore the notion of "heroism" in the Jewish Tradition Sunday - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am Thursday - 7:00pm

REFORM AND ORTHODOX SHABBAT SERVICES

FRIDAY EVENING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 6:00pm, 11:30pm & 2:00am

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 7:30pm & 10:30pm

SATURDAY MORNING SHABBAT SERVICES

REFORM: CENTRAL SYNAGOGUE Closed Captioned 9:30am & 1:00pm

ORTHODOX: HAMPTON SYNAGOGUE With Hebrew, transliteration and English subtitles 11:00am & 2:30pm

Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel Website: jbstv.org

LGBTQ Pride: Concerned Citizen

Join us at the Miami Jewish Film Festival on Monday, January 23 at O Cinema South Beach at 7pm for a screening of Concerned Citizen.

Click Here to watch the trailer.

Click Here to RSVP.

Concerned Citizen

The Main Event 2023 Featuring Prime Minister Naftali Bennett and Honoring Daniel Lewis

Join us on February 20, 2023 at the Loews on Miami Beach, where we will hear from the 13th Prime Minister of the State of Israel, Naftali Bennett, who will be interviewed by Israeli journalist Tal Heinrich.

Daniel Lewis will be honored with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 2023 Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award.

Click here for more information and RSVP.

TME 2023

Give a Gift, Wrap a Gift

Join us! For more information, please reach out to hfuternick@gmjf.org.

Give a Gift

Hanukkah Fest at Temple Moses

Temple Moses Annual Hanukkah Fest / Light Up the Night is this coming Monday December 19. Doors open at 6:00pm with Hanukkah Bazaar and DIY Menorahs. Huge party starts at 7:00pm. Every kid gets a gift, Tesla Light Show, Games, Hot Donuts and more. Family tickets $36. RSVP at hanukkahfest.com All food & activities included! Fun for all ages!

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