It's Happening In Miami
Recent posts tagged: families
Posted by Bonnie Dawson on 11/13/2019 @ 11:11 AM
Come learn about GAP YEAR in Israel opportunities with Masa Israel on Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the Greater Miami Jewish Federation board room from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Bring your high school student for some food and fun, and to meet with organizers from programs throughout Israel!
Posted by Liat Stilman on 11/13/2019 @ 10:22 AM
Give Miami Day is back and bigger than ever! Join the movement and let’s make November 21st another record-breaking Give Miami Day!
This year, take it a step further and build out a Champion Page to help spread the word and fundraise for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, click here to create the page and get it ready for Give Miami Day!
Inspiring shabbat services Carlebach style followed by a festive shabbat dinner this Friday night, November 15
About this Event
Please join us for Friday night Carlebach services with inspiring melodies followed by a festive shabbat dinner.
Carlebach Services beginning at 5:15 pm
Shabbat dinner beginning at 6:30 pm
Services are free and all are welcome.
Dinner is highly subsidized:
Posted by Becky Morhaim on 11/12/2019 @ 08:52 AM
North Miami Beach, Florida – Nearly 100,000 students from more than 40 countries tuned into Global Maker Day 2019 headquarters at Scheck Hillel Community School, on Tuesday, October 29. This was the first time the international event was hosted by a Florida school. From Lower School through Upper School, students presented innovations. The organizing team was impressed by Scheck Hillel's embrace of the maker movement and how faculty are incorporating it schoolwide.
"We are so thankful to Scheck Hillel for hosting us here, being so warm and inviting and also being an inspiration to so many other schools [so] that they can be doing the same thing with their students today," said Jaime Donally, Founder, #GlobalMakerDay.
Culminating the day of learning, Nancy Penchev, Scheck Hillel’s I lab Instructor was named the newest addition to the event's global leadership team.
About Scheck Hillel Community School
Scheck Hillel Community School educates and inspires students 18 months-Grade 12 to become exemplary global citizens with enduring Jewish identity and values through an individualized college preparatory curriculum highlighted by Design/STEM, Capstone, college dual enrollment, arts, athletics and community service. Its 14-acres include a 115,000-sq.-ft athletic complex with academic expansion plans. Set within a nurturing, diverse community, Scheck Hillel is one of the world's largest Jewish community day schools and a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence. For more information about Scheck Hillel Community School or to arrange a visit to the school, please contact our Admissions office at 305.931.2831x173 or write to admissions@eHillel.org.
Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from 11/10-11/16
Posted by Edith Samers on 11/10/2019 @ 08:32 AM
For a complete and timely schedule and other JBS providers, go to www.jbstv.org
L’Chayim: Joseph Telushkin
Rabbi, lecturer and best-selling author Joseph Telushkin discusses the Jewish Tradition through the lens of his book Words That Hurt, Words That Heal. With Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim.
Tuesday – 9:30pm & 12:30am; Wednesday – 3:30pm
Obama Writer Sarah Hurwitz
Sarah Hurwitz describes her experiences as a speech writer for Pres. Barak Obama and discusses her book about embracing Judaism as an adult, entitled “Here All Along.” With Abigail Pogrebin, a program of Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and Romemu. Monday - 8pm & 2am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 4am
Israel Briefing: Amir Ohana
Likud MK Amir Ohana who has served as Israeli Justice Minister speaks about his role as a legislator in the State of Israel to a group of 40 cadets from US military academies during their Israel Strategy and Policy Tour of the State of Israel. (2019) Tuesday - 7pm & 2am; Thursday – 1pm
With Tree of Life Congregation
On the anniversary of the murder of eleven Jews at the Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh (October 27, 2018), community leaders gather at Central Synagogue in NYC to stand in solidarity with the Jewish community of Pittsburgh. A program of AJC.
Tuesday 8pm & 1am;Thursday - 2pm
L'Chayim: Kristallnacht Remembered
Ernie Michel, who lived through Kristallnacht (The Night of Broken Glass) in Germany (Nov 9-10, 1938) and saw his synagogue burned to the ground, recalls this pogrom and his life during the Holocaust as told in his book, "Promises to Keep." Sunday 12 Noon
Kristallnacht : Lessons Forgotten
Thane Rosenbaum, Distinguished Fellow at NYU Law School and award-winning author (Second Hand Smoke), discusses the tragic social consequences of Kristallnacht and “Never Again!” being forgotten. A program of City Tech Jewish Faculty & Staff Association. Sunday– 1pm & 4am
Kristallnacht and the Voyage Of The St. Louis with Renate "Ronnie" Breslow, a survivor of the St Louis. The Anniversary of Kristallnacht commemorated at Congregation Netivot Shalom, Teaneck, NJ. Sunday 1:30pm & 4:30am
A program honoring the sacrifice of American soldiers and the contribution of Jews in the Armed Forces is commemorated by the Council of Young Jewish Presidents in a service held in New York's Park Ave Synagogue.
Monday – 12Noon
Soldier Brothers: US-Israel
Two retired soldiers--US Army Staff Sgt Brian Neuman and IDF Golani Brigade Corporal Shahaf Segal--who were wounded in battle tell of the invaluable military and strategic partnership between the US and Israel. Monday – 12:35pm
Honoring Jewish WWII Veterans
Meet Jewish World War II Veterans from the Philadelphia area at the Gratz College event, WWII and the Jews Who Fought It. Recorded June 6, 2006, at Temple Keneseth Israel in Elkins Park, PA. Monday – 1pm
Jewish members of US Armed Forces help write the actual letters of a new Torah scroll that will accompany Jewish troops in the field. A ceremony led by Rabbi (Col.) Brett Oxman and sponsored by the Jewish Welfare Board. Monday – 1:40pm
A WWII Story of Jewish Triumph
Nina Wolf Feld tells the story of her father's journey - escaping Europe to make his way to the U.S. and later to return with the U.S. Army Intelligence Crops to fight Nazi Germany and to ultimately win the return his family's property. From ISGAP. Monday 2pm
L'Chayim: Jewish Marine in Iraq - Zach Iscol
Zach Iscol, a decorated Marine who served two terms in Iraq, explains why he joined the Marines, how he experienced the war and the bonds he forged with his Iraqi translator, and he now feels about military conflict.
Monday – 2:30pm
**Sunday: Actress Ayelet Zurer
Award-winning Israeli Actress Ayelet Zurer discusses her feelings about acting and creating art, and describes portraying the Haredi widow "Elisheva" on the hit Israeli series on Netflix, Shtisel. With Mark S. Golub. Sunday – 6pm
Monday: Sen. Joe Lieberman
Former U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman reflects on his Jewish background, his political heroes and his lifelong career in American politics. With Mark S. Golub on L'Chayim. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm
Tuesday: Mourning Under Glass
The father of a child killed during the Mercaz HaRav massacre in Jerusalem (2008), Naftali Moses, author of "Mourning Under Glass: Reflections on a Son's Murder," discusses how he lives life after his personal loss. "L'Chayim" with Mark S. Golub. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm
Thursday: El Al-Yoram Elgrabli
El Al Airline’s Managing Director for North America, Yoram Elgrabli, describes growing up in Israel, his feelings for the Jewish State while living in the Diaspora, and his role overseeing the "airline of the Jewish People." With Mark S.Golub. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm
Saturday: Israeli Star Noa
Israel's leading international concert and recording artist, Noa combines her Yemenite roots with 1960s musical influences Paul Simon, Joni Mitchell, and Leonard Cohen. Saturday 6pm __________
92nd Street Y: Capture of Adolf Eichmann
Avner Avraham, a former Mossad agent, and Eli Rosenbaum, a former prosecutor of Nazi war criminals for the U.S. Dept. of Justice, describe Israel’s dramatic capture of Adolf Eichmann in 1960. With novelist Thane Rosenbaum at the 92nd Street Y in NYC.
Tonight (Sunday) – 8pm & 2am; Monday – 10:00pm; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm
A Touch Away- Episode 2
Mintz family arrives at Israel. After four years that they haven't met, Zorik is truly excited to re-unite with his family. In Hebrew with English Subtitles. Sunday 7pm &1am; Tuesday 10:30am; Wednesday 5am; Thursday 9am & 4:30pm
A Touch Away- Episode 3
Natalia accompanies her father to an interview as a guard in a parking lot. She sees him being humiliated. In Hebrew with English Subtitles. Saturday – 7pm & 2:30am
From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 2
The Hebrew letter "Tuf" is introduced on this second lesson Monday 9am; Thursday – 4am; Saturday - 11am
From the Aleph-Bet: Lesson 3
Learn the letter "Bet" and how to read the most important word in the experience of Judaism Mondays – 9:30am & 5:00pm; Wednesday 7pm; Thursday – 4:30am; Saturday
Posted by Joy Prevor on 11/08/2019 @ 04:28 PM
CALLING ALL VOLUNTEERS! Will you please join our PJ Story Squad? This outstanding group of volunteers will help us bring a PJ Library Chanukah to hundreds of kids in public and private SECULAR schools throughout Miami-Dade. Last year, we reached more than 700 kids! This year, Alexandra Alazrachi & Lauren Borowsky will be co-chairing this initiative and we want to expand even more!! Here's how YOU can help:
VOLUNTEER YOURSELF & INVITE FRIENDS TO JOIN -Share this with everyone you know (volunteer training will take place on December 4 at 10 am and volunteers will be deployed December 9-20) RECRUIT SCHOOLS - If you are a parent at a public or private SECULAR school (or know someone who is), please ask your school's administration to agree to have us and we will work with them on scheduling. Email us at email@example.com.
Thanks in advance for your help - together, we can bring a tremendous amount of light (PJ Library style!!) to hundreds of local kids this Chanukah.
Posted by Bonnie Dawson on 11/08/2019 @ 09:28 AM
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is now accepting applications for 2020 Need-Based Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships for children between the ages of 8 and 17, to help make Jewish overnight summer camps more affordable for Miami-Dade County families.
Camper Eligibility Criteria:
• Miami-Dade County resident
• Ages 8 – 17
• Completed online application, see link below
• 2018 income tax return (Form 1040)
• Camp acceptance letter or invoice
• Funding assistance is available for Jewish overnight camps listed on the Foundation for Jewish Camp website, click here to find an eligible camp
• summer camp must be located in the United States
• Financial assistance is limited to one session only
Application deadline is Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM. Late applications will not be accepted.
Recognizing that Jewish overnight camp is a significant vehicle for Jewish engagement, the Annual Federation /UJA Campaign has allocated $100,000 each year since 2002 for funding assistance. Last year, nearly 200 need-based scholarships were awarded to children, enabling them to attend a variety of overnight camps from all religious streams, as well as JCC overnight programs and youth group movements.
Additional Funding Resources:
• Foundation for Jewish Camp Scholarship Directory
• Contact your camp administrator to inquire about financial assistance
• Contact your rabbi or synagogue
• Interest free loans are available through the Hebrew Free Loan Association, 305.692.7555
For more information, call 786.866.8431 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted by Gabriela Rascovsky on 11/08/2019 @ 08:13 AM
A Multigenerational Experience for the Entire Family at Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus
Wednesday December 11, 2019 6:00pm
A different way to celebrate Chanukkah, hosted by Silvio Berlfein and Martin Sipicki
Posted by Ezer Benaim on 11/07/2019 @ 12:20 AM
A project of CTeen of North Miami Beach.
Follow us on Instagram at CTEENNMB and on Facebook at CHABAD CHAYIL
Date: Wednesday, Nov 13th, 2019
Time: 7:30 - 8:30pm
Ages: High school girls.
Location: Shira's House - 2600 NE 205th Street, Miami FL 33180
Please contact Shira to RSVP on (786) 361-2609 or email email@example.com
Posted by Genie Ayer on 11/05/2019 @ 05:56 PM
Hadassah Annual Hanukkah Concert with the North Miami Pops Band
December 8, 3 PM at The Palace, One Andalucia Avenue, Coral Gables, 33134 Transportation provided, leaving Temple Menorah, 620 75th St, Miami Beach at 1:15 promptly! Valet parking avaiable at The Palace.
Reservations required - We cannot accept checks at the door. Contribution $30 per person.
Please make out checks to Hadassah and mail to:
P.O. Box 546166, Surfside,FL 33154-0166
Indicate whether you will require transportation or if you will use The Palace valet.
Please send checks no later than November 15th.