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JCAT PRO presents "Driving Miss Daisy"

September 4-22

By Alfred Uhry • Directed by Michael Andron
Featuring lillian Andron, James Samuel Randolph and Paul Louis

Winner of the 1988 Pulitzer Prize and the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Play. Academy Award for Best Picture. A warm-hearted, humorous and affecting study of the unlikely relationship between an aging, crotchety white Southern lady, and a proud, soft-spoken black man. A long-run Off-Broadway success and an Academy Award-winning film.
"The play is sweet without being mawkish, ameliorative, without being sanctimonious." —NY Times. "…a perfectly poised and shaped miniature on the odd-couple theme." —NY Post. "Playwrights Horizons has a winner in this one…gives off a warm glow of humane affirmation." —Variety. "DRIVING MISS DAISY is a total delight." —NY Daily News.

Box Office: 1-866-811-4111: or
Wednesdays & Thursdays at 7:30 • Sundays at 2 &7

JCAT-The J’s Cultural Arts Theatre
Alan and Diane Lieberman Theatre/Feldenkreis Hanono Cultural Center
Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center/Sanford L. Ziff Campus
18900 NE 25th Avenue North Miami Beach FL 33180
Facebook: JCATmiami • Twitter: @JCATMiami Instagram: JCATmiami
For More information 305-932-4200 ext. 150
JCAT is the performing theatre of the Michael-Ann Russell JCC, a year-round program for youth, teens, and adults, where participants are part of a magical world of theatre, with a full season of productions, theatre camps, and a wide range of classes and workshops in acting, improvisation, and technical theatre. JCAT is committed to challenge, enlighten, educate, and entertain its audiences through its multi-tier program.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on from Aug 4 - 10

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L’Chayim:Jews & The Democratic Party

Can pro-Israel Jews who have been life-long Democrats still find a home in the Democratic Party in the face of the anti-Israel rhetoric of the far left of the party? With Jonathan Mark (Jewish Week), Laura Adkins (JTA), Eric Yoffie (URJ) and Thane Rosenbaum (FOCLS). Wednesday - 9pm & 12am; Thursday – 3pm; Next Sunday – Noon & 6pm

YIVO Mission

YIVO Executive Director Jonathan Brent describes the history and mission of the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research to the French Bishop Delegation of French-Catholic clergymen led by Father Patrick Desbois to learn about Jewish organizations. Monday – 7:30pm & 2am; Wednesday – 1:30pm

Women Writers & Immigrant Story

Women authors address how the immigrant experience has impacted their lives and how it is reflected in their work through themes of nostalgia, assimilation and memory. By the Russian American Foundation with the New York Post and the Tenement Museum, NY. Monday – 8pm & 1am; Wednesday – 2pm; Thursday 4am; Saturday 8pm & 1am

Tisha B'Av from the Hampton Synagogue

Live from Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton NY, JBS presents a Tisha B’Av service commemorating the destruction of the First and Second Temples in Jerusalem with a reading of Eicha (Lamentations), a Bonfire Kumsitz and the Maccabeats. With Rabbi Marc Schneier and Cantor Netanel Hershtik. Saturday August 10 - 9:15pm


Today (Sunday) – LGBTQ in Israel

Tyler Gregory discusses his work as executive director of A Wider Bridge, a North American organization working to create equality in Israel by expanding LGBTQ inclusion in Israel, and equality for all Israelis. Today – Noon & 6pm; Monday– 3pm;

Tuvia Tenenbom

Author Tuvia Tenenbom (Catch The Jew) discusses his personal encounter with Syrian refugees in squalid camps in Germany (which he writes about in Hello, Refugees!) and reflects upon the hypocrisy of the refugee movement. Monday – 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday – 3pm

Marvin Hamlisch z”l

One of America's greatest composers, Marvin Hamlisch ("A Chorus Line"), who passed away August 2, 2012 at the age of 68, is seen in a 2011 interview discussing his Jewish background, his music, and how he developed the song "The Way We Were." Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

Judy Gold

Judy Gold sits with Mark S. Golub to talk about her Jewish background and how she came to be one of America’s leading stand-up comediennes. Tuesday – 9:30pm & 12:30am; Wednesday – 3:30pm

Russell Robinson, JNF

JNF CEO Russell Robinson became Jewish National Fund’s Chief Executive Officer in September 1997, the youngest CEO in its then almost 100-year history. Thursday – 9pm & Midnight; Friday – 3pm

Saturday – Hadassah President

National Pres. of Hadassah, Ellen Hershkin, talks about her Jewish background, her love of Israel, her regard for Hadassah founder Henrietta Szold, and Hadassah’s upcoming Women's Health Empowerment Summit (May 16th, Washington, DC). Saturday – 6pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show

Entertainers Shelley Fisher (The Hebrew Hillbilly) and BriGuel (singing/rap of Brianne Berkson & Miguel Gluckstern) are Jake’s special guests on this episode of JBS’s “The Jake Ehrenreich Show,” with a Catskills Hall of Fame induction of Sammy Davis Jr. Saturday (Aug 10) – 7pm & 2am

Jake Ehrenreich Show – The Finkel Brothers & Mike Fine

This week Jake is joined by special guests Elliot and Ian Finkel (The Finkel Brothers) and Mike Fine (The Rabbi Comic). Sunday – 2pm; Tuesday - 10:30am; Wednesday - 5am; Thursday 10:30pm & 2pm

92nd Street Y: Mel Brooks Films

The films of Mel Brooks are discussed by Professor Jeremy Dauber, Atran Assistant Professor of Yiddish Language, Literature, and Culture at Columbia University. Taped before a live audience at New York's 92nd Street Y. Tonight (Sunday) – 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 1am; Saturday - 3pm

JBS Jewish Film Festival: One Out Of Ten

While 1.5 million children were murdered by the Nazis, “One Out Of Ten” is a documentary in which some of the 10% of Jewish children who did survive the Shoah tell their personal stories. The Silver Medal winner in the 1998 New York Film Festival. Tonight (Sunday) - 9pm and Midnight; Friday Night – 9pm & 4am

If You Are Holocaust Survivor and Need Assistance to Stay in Your Home, Federation May Be Able to Help You.

Federation is looking for recipients of a new, free program that will serve Miami-Dade County Holocaust survivors. If you were born before February 28, 1946, even if you were not interned in a concentration camp, you may be eligible for assistance. We are here to help. Call the Helpline at 305.576.6550, run by Federation partner Jewish Community Services (JCS) of South Florida, and someone will determine if you meet the qualifications. If you are not currently a JCS client, this program may be able to help you. If you have previously applied for services, but have been denied help, you may now be eligible.

The Gordon School invites you to...


Sunday, August 18, 2019 12:00pm to 3:00pm

The Gordon School of Beth David Congregation

2625 SW 3rd Ave, Miami, FL, 33129

Bring the family and enjoy carnival rides, games, face painting, craft table, cookie decorating and so much more. Lots of fun for all, big and small!

Food available for purchase.


For more information email or call 305-854-3282.

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Second Sunday Serenity

Celebrating Judaism while supporting Recovery

Second Sunday Serenity meets August 11th, 10:00 am, Temple Beth Am

5950 North Kendall Drive, Pinecrest, FL 33156

[Recovery Through A Jewish Lens is here to support and inspire those whose lives have been touched by addiction. Our programs welcome people in recovery and their loved ones. Our support group meets the second Sunday of every month where we discuss and explore the insights our sacred texts bring to our recovery work. On August 11th our topic will be Loss and Lamentation of Addiction and the Redemptive power of recovery. For more information contact Rabbi Jaime Aklepi, 305.667.6667.]

Tu B’Av White Party

The Jewish holiday Tu B'Av is celebrated as a holiday of love, similar to Valentine's Day. Temple Emanu-El will be celebrating this special day with a Tu B’Av White Party.

Thursday, August 15th 7-9 PM at The Sagamore Hotel, 1671 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach. $36 in advance. $45 at the door. Free drink and kosher hors d’oeuvre buffet. Spiritual swing band. RSVP: or (305) 538-2503

                                              Everyone should wear white!

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798, DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on from July 28-Aug 3

For a complete and timely schedule, go to

For Robert Morgenthau z”l With the passing of Robert Morgenthau z”l this past Monday at the age of 99, JBS replays the iconic former Manhattan D.A.’s 2015 conversation with his wife Lucinda Franks regarding her memoir, “Timeless: Love, Morgenthau and Me.” At Temple Emanu-El, NY.
Today – 1pm

Manhattan Jewish Hall Of Fame Daniel Biderman (Urban Developer), Brooke Goldstein (Lawfare Project), Rabbi Mark S. Golub (JBS Television), Alice Greenwald (September 11 Memorial & Museum), Joel Grey (Star of Stage & Screen and Director), Eric Kandel (Nobel Laureate for Physiology), Bizu Ricki Mullu (Ethiopian Jewry), Jane Rosenthal (Tribeca Enterprises) Susan Weidman Schneider (Lilith Magazine) and Nikki Russ Federman & John Russ Tupper (Russ and Daughters Bakery & Café), are the 2019 inductees into the Manhattan Jewish Hall of Fame. A program of the Manhattan Jewish Historical Initiative founded by Howard Teich from the General Society of Mechanics and Tradesmen of the City of New York. Monday – 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday – 1:30pm; Saturday 7:30pm & 1am

Palestinian Lies: Yemini Israeli author and journalist Ben-Dror Yemini (Industry of Lies) refutes numerous falsehoods regarding the Israeli-Palestinian conflict which he claims are perpetuated throughout academia and the world at large. A presentation for ISGAP in New York. Tuesday – 8pm & 1am; Thursday – 2pm; Friday 2am

L’Chayim: LGBTQ in Israel Tyler Gregory discusses his work as executive director of A Wider Bridge, a North American organization working to create equality in Israel by expanding LGBTQ inclusion in Israel, and equality for all Israelis. L’Chayim With Mark S. Golub. Wednesday - 9pm & 12am 6pm & 9pm;Thursday – 3pm ; Next Sunday – Noon & 6pm

Jake Ehrenreich Show – The Finkel Brothers & Mike Fine This week Jake is joined by special guests Elliot and Ian Finkel (The Finkel Brothers) and Mike Fine (The Rabbi Comic). Saturday (Aug 3) – 9pm & Midnight

92nd Street Y: Malcolm Gladwell
From the stage of the 92nd Street Y, author Malcolm Gladwell (The Tipping Point and Outliers) discusses his latest book about the unexpected victories of underdogs, David and Goliath, with Jacob Weisberg, Chairman of The Slate Group. Tonight (Sunday) – 8pm & 1am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday – 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Film: Israel Inside How a small nation makes a big difference is at the heart of this documentary on Israel and the triumph of human spirit. From Jerusalem Online U. Tonight (Sunday) - 9pm and Midnight; Friday Night – 9pm & 4am

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

Jewish Incubator Grants Now Available

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is pleased to announce the 2020 Jewish Incubator Grants for organizations, synagogues, agencies and schools to develop innovative and/or impactful programs, services, projects and technologies that support and enrich Miami’s Jewish community and align with Federation’s funding priorities. Jewish Incubator Grant funding is provided through Federation’s Annual Campaign.

Applications are due no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2019.

Click here for more information and to apply.

2019 Holocaust Survivor Critical Supports Grant Application - Guidelines


Programs to address the critical needs of Holocaust survivors to keep them from having to move from their homes into institutional care. Grant funds can be used to resolve active crises facing survivors or for preventative services. You are not required to conduct extensive research to make your case; we are seeking your creative thoughts based on your experience with this population.

It is hoped that this funding will help to fill the gap for identified emergency needs – it is not the intention for these funds to pay for daily living costs or for services already provided through Claims Conference or other funding.


For the purpose of this grant, funding is not limited to the German government’s definition of a survivor: however, individuals born after the end of February 1946 are not considered Holocaust survivors under this grant. Based on those qualifications, the definition of survivors for this grant is expanded to include anyone who had to flee from their home due to the Nazi invasion with no requirement to have lived in certain countries or to have been interned in a concentration camp.


All of the program work funded under these grants must apply the principles of PCTI (person-centered trauma informed) care. PCTI care is a holistic approach to service provision that supports the dignity, strength, and empowerment of trauma victims by incorporating knowledge about the role of trauma in victims’ lives in agency programs, policies and procedures. (Eisinger and Bedney, 2018)

All sub-grantees must attend a mandatory training on PCTI on August 22, 2019. Details about this training will be shared closer to its date.


IF you are not familiar with PCTI, a good primer from the U.S. Administration for Community Living can be found at here


All completed proposals must be e-mailed to Fran Katz at no later than 4 pm on Thursday, August 8. 2019. Questions regarding your proposals may be e-mailed to Fran during the submission period but they must be sent before Tuesday, August 6 at 10 am in order for you to receive a timely response.

Grant funding will be awarded in late August. Programs can take place from September 1, 2019 through May 1, 2020.

Requests should range from $5,000 - $50,000.

Download the Application

Heaven on Earth: A Virtual Tour of The Holy Temple

Two thousand years later, Jews still converge upon the Western Wall, the surviving remnant of the Holy Temple. Why does the Temple Mount still retain its hold upon our hearts? This summer, we invite you to look beyond the rubble and see the magnificent structure that once was. Join us for a three-week virtual tour of the Holy Temple, the home we shared with G-d. Throng with the crowds through the city gates; gaze up in awe as you cross the towering threshold. Discover the marvels of architecture and design that were integral to this sacred site. Guest Lecturer: Rabbi Shneur Oirechman from Tallahassee

Starts THIS Tuesday. For Men & Women. July 23 & 30, & Aug 6, 7:15-8:45pm

Chabad Chayil - 2601 NE 211 Terrace, Miami, FL 33180 For more info call (305) 770-1919 or visit

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