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Women's Philanthropy Stand Against Hate

Join us Wednesday, February 6, for a panel conversation moderated by Carol Brick-Turin.

Email wp@gmjf.org to RSVP.

Addressing Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Unwise Social Media Use: The Role of Parents with Dr. Sameer Hinduja

Addressing Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Unwise Social Media Use: The Role of Parents with Dr. Sameer Hinduja

  • Learn how to manage your child's social media
  • Cyberbullying
  • Digital citizenship

...and more

Tuesday, February 19 @ 7:00 pm Hebrew Academy (RASG) 2400 Pine Tree Drive Miami Beach, Florida 33140

FREE

About Dr. Sameer Hinduja Dr. Sameer Hinduja is a Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University and Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. He is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use, concerns that have paralleled the exponential growth in online communication by young people. He has written seven books, and his interdisciplinary research is widely published and cited in a number of peer-reviewed academic journals. As a noted speaker and expert on teens and social media use, Dr. Hinduja also trains students, educators, parents, mental health professionals, and other youth workers how to promote the positive use of technology.

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BIMA BAND

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 members@ahavatolam.org

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 members@ahavatolam.org

Join Us for The Main Event with Honoree Ambassador Nikki Haley

Join us to celebrate Israel at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Main Event on Tuesday, Feb 12 at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Downtown Miami.

The evening, chaired by Daphna and Ariel Bentata, will honor guest speaker Ambassador Nikki Haley with the 2019 Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award.

To RSVP click here.

Ages 30 and under click here.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Jan 13-19

92Y: Author David Grossman

Israeli author David Grossman discusses his novel A Horse Walks into a Bar and parts of the book are read aloud and performed. From the 92nd Street Y in New York with fellow author Nicole Krauss. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Glick, Shaked, Soloveichik, Hertog

At the Second Annual Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservativism," Roger Hertog (Tikvah Fund Chairman and President of the Hertog Foundation), Caroline Glick (Jerusalem Post), Ayelet Shaked (Israel's Justice Minister) and Rabbi Meir Soloveichik (Congregation address aspects of Jewish conservativism in Israel and America. Monday - 7:30pm & 1pm; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7pm & 1:30am

Tribute To Charles Krauthammer z"l

Conservative columnist, author and TV commentator Charles Krauthammer z"l is remembered by Bill Kristol (Weekly Standard), Rich Lowry (National Review) and Matthew Continetti (Washington Free Beacon). At 2018 Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservativism" at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 11am & 4am

L'Chayim: Abigail Pogrebin

Abigail Pogrebin, former producer for "60 Minutes" and author of "Stars of David" and "One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin," describes growing up with a famous mother (feminist Letty Pogrebin) and reflects upon her own Jewish journey. Mon - 9pm & Midnight; Tue - 3pm

L'Chayim: Letty Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin, one of America's pioneering feminists (Ms. Magazine) and author of ten books ("Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate"), describes her personal Jewish journey and shares her view of Jewish life today. Tue - 9pm & Midnight; Wed - 3pm

Jewish Film Festival: The Law

The powerful story of Simone Viel, who survived Auschwitz to become a champion of women's rights in post-war France, serving as Minister of Health and helping to legalize abortion in the 1970's. Starring Emmanuelle Devos and directed by Christian Faure. Today (Sunday) - 9:30pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am

Francis Bok & Charles Jacobs: Slave Trade Survivor Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Stuart Weinblatt: Confronting Illness Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Tuvia Tenenbom: "The Lies They Tell" Saturday - 6pm

ITN: David Harris on Rep. Tlaib

David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, explains his concerns with the statements of freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) who criticized US Senators supporting anti-BDS legislation claiming they are forgetting which country they represent. Tonight (Sunday) - 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm

Talmud: Dimensions of the Daf

As the Jewish world reads Parashat B'Shalakh and the parting of the Red Sea, JBS presents Rabbi Mordechai Becher discussing when the Torah is not to be taken literally Sunday 9:30am; Tuesday 9:30am & 5pm; Thursday 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Miracle of Nachshon

The Rabbinic tradition's notion of "a miracle" and what really caused the Red Sea to split. Sunday 10am;Wednesday 9am & 4:30pm; Friday 1pm

Shabbat Shirah: Jules Frankel z"l

To celebrate Shabbat Shirah (Sabbath of Song), in memory of Miriam's and Moses' leading the Israelites in song after crossing the Red Sea, JBS replays an annual concert of one of American Jewry's foremost lay leaders and song leaders Jules Frankel's (z"l), as he is joined by song-leader and composer Steve Dropkin.From the East Brunswick New Jersey Jewish Center (2012). Friday - 7:30pm

From The Aleph Bet"

The Easiest & Most Friendly Way To Learn To Read Hebrew Mondays - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesdays - 7pm; Saturdays - 9am

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

Key Biscayne Community Foundation Presents: The Weight of Ink Talk With Rachel Kadish

"Please join us for a reception and discussion with The Weight of Ink author, Rachel Kadish

This event is free and open to the public. If you have any questions, please email us at info@keybiscaynefoundation.org or call us at (305) 361-2770.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Jan 6-12

For up-to-the minute schedules, go to jbstv.org

Outspoken: BDS & Violence

Brooke Goldstein speaks with Marc Greendorfer (Zachor Legal Institute), Gabriel Groisman (Mayor of Bal Harbour, FL) and photojournalist Jonathan Alpeyrie about the way in which the BDS movement is organized and funded by groups committed to violence. Monday - 8pm & 1:30pm; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 2am

"From The Aleph Bet"

The Easiest & Most Friendly Way To Learn To Read Hebrew Mondays - 9am & 4:30pm Wednesdays - 7pm; Saturdays - 9am

The Brooklyn Jewish Hall Of Fame - 2018

Founding chair of the Brooklyn Jewish Historical Howard Teich and co-chair Sarina Roffé welcome the 4th class of inductees into the Brooklyn Jewish Hall of Fame including David G. Greenfield (CEO and Exec Dir., Met Council), Rabbi Alvin Kass (Chief Chaplain, NYC Police Department), Henry B. Gutman (Brooklyn Bridge Park Corporation Board of Directors ), Rachel Freier (Civil Court Judge, New York State), Adam Richman (author, actor TV personality "Man vs. Food", Ferne Pearlstein (documentary filmmaker), Cecelia Margules (musician), Eleanor Reissa (director, playwright, Yiddish Performer) and Charley Rosen (author and former basketball coach) for Abraham Becker (NYU basketball). From the Brooklyn Historical Society in Brooklyn, NY. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am;Thursday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Shlomo Riskin and Kenneth Brander

The founding dean and Chancellor Emeritus of Ohr Torah Stone educational institutions, Shlomo Riskin, and the new President of Ohr Torah Stone, Kenneth Brander, share their perspectives on women in Judaism and explain how the essence of Torah is to be a loving person. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm

ITN: Gil Troy on Israeli Political Upheaval

Gil Troy, Prof. of History at McGill University and Jerusalem Post columnist, analyzes the dramatic moves of Israeli politicians who are switching and creating new political parties, including Naftali Bennett, Ayelet Shaked, Caroline Glick, Michael Oren, Tzipi Livni and Gen. Benny Gantz. Sunday - 5:30pm, 11:30pm, 3:30am; Monday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim This Week:

Itamar Marcus: Palestinian Media Watch Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

Deborah Dash Moore & Jeffrey Gurock: Jewish New York Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Bassem Eid: A Palestinian View Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Submitted by: Edith Samers Vice President 203.536.6914 (cell phone) JBS Jewish Broadcasting Service, a 501c3 fulltime television channel

2019 Miami Jewish Film Festival

Mark your calendars for the 22nd annual Miami Jewish Film Festival taking place January 10-24, 2019!

Browse the films and purchase your tickets here

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