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Family Fun by Day-Unity Through Music by Night

On October 28, 2018, Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus will present its annual FunFest and CommUNITY Concert 2018- two back to back events providing fun and entertainment for the whole family sponsored by Warren Henry Auto Group. By day, FunFest will feature rides, games, food and entertainment from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. The day's events will be followed by a concert featuring Israeli pop star Gad Elbaz, whose universal appeal and exuberant performance style will continue the celebration into the night.

Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus serves a diverse community with large Latin and Israeli populations. Beth Torah wants to celebrate this diversity and present an evening of entertainment and unity that all can share together. Gad Elbaz, whose music incorporates Jewish themes and prayers into contemporary genres performed in English, Hebrew, and Spanish reflects South Florida's unique diversity and is the perfect entertainer to unite the community through music.

FunFest tickets are $18 for adults and $10 for children 3-18. CommUNITY Concert tickets are $25 in advance and $36 at the door. Combination tickets for both events are $36 for adults and $25 for students 18 years old and under. Tickets can purchased online at http://www.btbrc.org/event/funfest2018/.

IAC National Conference 2018, from Declaration to Startup Nation

Join thousands of community members to learn from industry experts, political and diplomatic figures, and thought leaders against the backdrop of strengthening Israel and uniting the Israeli-American and Jewish communities. This year’s Israeli-American Council National Conference will take place at The Diplomat Beach Resort in South Florida from November 29 to December 2, 2018, and will explore Israel’s journey from declaration to Startup Nation.

Israel’s Speaker of the Knesset, Yuli Edelstein, will make history at the Conference. He will become the first Speaker of Israel’s parliament to make a special trip to the U.S. to address the Israeli-American community. Additional speakers will include: Miriam Peretz, Israel Prize Winner; Ayelet Shaked, Israel’s Minister of Justice; Isaac Herzog, Chairman of the Executive Jewish Agency for Israel; and Robbi and Stuart Force, activists and parents of Taylor Force. The IAC National Conference is the largest forum of its kind and offers participants the opportunity to engage in a variety of programs, plenaries, breakout sessions, interactive workshops, and facilitated discussions tailored to meet the various interests of community members and audience.

This inspiring gathering will tackle some of the most pressing issues of our time, bring together the Israeli-American and Jewish communities for deep dive discussions, and will yield takeaways that will help strengthen Israel and our communities.

The Conference spans from Thursday, November 29, to Sunday, December 2, 2018 and includes: opening plenary + evening sessions and celebrations (Thursday evening) - Friday sessions (Friday, all day) - Shishi Israeli (Friday evening, communal Shabbat dinner) - Saturday sessions (Saturday, all day) - main night and after party (Saturday evening) - Sunday session and closing event (Sunday, until 1:30pm).

More information: https://www.israeliamerican.org/conference | Questions? Email: iac@mcievents.com

Limmud Miami "Pop Up"

Sunday, October 28, 2018 3:00-6:00 PM (Check-In at 2:30 PM)

Temple Menorah – Olemberg Hall 7435 Carlyle Ave, Miami Beach, FL

Get a Taste of Limmud-The Hebrew for “learning.” A fresh, innovative Jewish Learning Festival.

An experience that expands the Jewish horizon as part of a worldwide movement from London to Los Angeles, from Boston to Buenos Aires, from Istanbul to Jerusalem to China to India… and now here! Open to everyone no matter your level of Jewish knowledge or your connection with Jewish life and culture. Low-cost, accessible, non-hierarchical, and totally volunteer-run and participant driven—we are all “volunticipants” Different—featuring presenters on topics you may not know about, but wish you did…

Register now here

THE PRESENTERS ARE:

Do Jews Believe in Reincarnation? Leah Richman

In this session, we will study some wild and wondrous Jewish texts from rabbinic and mystical literature. Learn about basic stories and texts that support the idea that reincarnation is a fundamental belief in Judaism and hear opinions of other sages who believe that reincarnation is not a fundamental part of Jewish belief and/or shouldn’t be studied at all. Prepare to be surprised and entertained by fascinating texts you may have never encountered before. Leah is a Rabbi and Director of Adult Learning at CAJE-Miami.

Star Trek: The Inner Light (and Jewish Memory): Eliot Pearlson

What does Star Trek have to do with Judaism? Venture into a vast Universe of questions and Answers. Eliot is Rabbi of Temple Menorah, Miami Beach and a Community Leader.

Munich Olympics Massacre: A Promise 40 years in the Making: Zaq Harrison In August 1972 Zaq Harrison was an 8 year old boy who's hero was Olympic swimmer Mark Spitz. By the time the games had ended he made a promise that took 40 years to keep. This amazing journey from Appalachia to Israel is shared in the short story "They're all gone" he wrote for the HBO documentary "Sport in America: Our defining stories" and later the basis for the educational program Olympic Choices (http://www.olympicchoices.com/).

Zaq is an experienced Jewish communal professional and currently the Regional Director for American Friends of Tel Aviv University

"Planting the seeds of a New Year 5779"( lecture and meditation): Sandra Ratner

For every instant in your life, there is an initial Beginning, a point of pure potentiality that expands and shapes into a seed to be planted. The teachings of the Jewish Mystics present to us a metaphoric view of the Biblical narrative of BERESHIT in context of the nature of man and our true potential to generate our own perception of reality.

Sandra is a certified Kabbalah Coach and Healer and a Spiritual Intelligence Coach.

Middot Based Decision Making: Jason Wasser

This session will focus on how to create core Jewish values for a simplistic and more empowered life.

Jason is a marriage and family therapist and an experienced Jewish educator.

Israeli -American in Florida: Hidden Treasure: Nir Lerman

The many faces of Florida’s Israeli community: what were the changes to Israeli immigration to Florida and how have they affected the needs of the community and development of local leadership?

Nir is the Regional Director of the Israel American Committee (IAC)

Love No Matter What-Improving the Parent Child Relationship: Adina Stilerman

The 21st century family faces challenges that trigger a strained parent-child relationship. A refreshing blend of modern psychology and ancient Jewish texts makes this class life changing for both parents and adult children who want to improve their relationships.

Adina Stilerman is the co-founder of Yehudi, an organization devoted to teaching the minds and touching the hearts of Jewish college students and young professionals across the state of Florida.

"Shira B'Tzibur" – Sing Along: Yaakov “Jimmy” Costello

Join Jimmy, the Musical Maggid for an old school classic Hebrew and Jewish Communal Sing A-Long.

Yaakov Yisrael Jimmy Costello is a passionate singer, storyteller and educator.

Torah Yoga: Havi Kunis

Lift your spirits, raise your health and spiritual level with a Torah Yoga Session.

Havi Kunis is an educator and certified yoga instructor.

See you at Limmud Miami “Pop Up” Don’t forget to register: click here

JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights Oct 7 - Oct 13 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player under "Educational", and at www.jbstv.org

Go to jbstv.org to see updates to the daily schedule.

92Y: Fauda

Lior Raz and Avi Issacharoff explain how their own experiences in the IDF led to their creating the Israeli hit TV series "Fauda" (available on Netflix) which follows a commando unit operating on the West Bank. With Tatiana Siegel (Hollywood Reporter) at the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Tonight (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am; Monday - 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

Stars of "Marvelous Mrs. Maisel"

Conversations with cast members from Amy Sherman-Palladino's Emmy Winning Amazon series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel" (Best Comedy Series), including Rachel Brosnahan (Best Actress - Marvelous Midge Maisel), Alex Borstein (Best Supporting Actress - Susie), Michael Zegen (Joel) and Marin Hinkle (Rose). Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm; Saturday - 6pm

L'Chayim: Dan Almagor & The Film "The Battle of Tel Saki"

Dan Almagor, a heroic survivor of the Battle of Tel Saki which began the Yom Kippur War of 1973 on June 6 in the Golan Heights, describes the miraculous victory of a handful of Israeli soldiers manage to defeat a division of 11,000 Syrians with 900 tanks in and how a bond of love and friendship led to the rescue of the wounded survivor. Dan Almagor is the producer of a film about Tel Saki ("The Battle Over The Soul") and heads a museum foundation at Tel Saki. Monday - 9pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm

L'Chayim: "Like Dreamers" - Yossi Klein Halevi

Yossi Klein Halevi, author of "Like Dreamers -The Story of the Israeli Paratroopers Who Reunited Jerusalem and Divided a Nation," discusses the history, impact and implications of Israel's dramatic military victory tin 1967 and the devastating Yom Kippur War of 1972. Tuesday - 9pm & Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

L'Chayim: Fran Klagsbrun on Golda

Author Francine Klagsbrun discusses her biography "Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel," which addresses the ways American Jews and Israelis view Israel's only woman prime minister who served during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Stephens & Beinart on Israel

New York Times Columnist Bret Stephens and Atlantic and CNN contributor Peter Beinart debate the future relationship between Israel and American Jewry. Moderated by Rabbi David Ellenson from Congregation Rodeph Sholom in NYC. (2017) Thursday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

Film: Apollonia

Thriller: The story of Polish journalist Victor Grayevsky who smuggled evidence of Stalin's crimes to the West, which earned him a job with the Voice Of Israel. Was he a spy for the Soviet Union or a Double-Agent for the State of Israel?
(In Hebrew w English Subtitles.) Today (Sunday) - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am

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

WIZO Florida Annual Opening Campaign 2018

An opportunity to listen to one of the most passionate advocates of human rights – journalist, writer and former politician from Barcelona Pilar Rahola will tell us about her recent visit to Israel and our changing world!

As an added bonus, enjoy the journey of Professor Nelly Alia-Klein, Ph.D., from her years at WIZO Hadassim boarding school to becoming Co-chief of Neuropsychoimaging of Addiction and Related Conditions (NARC). A story with a twist!

Don't miss out on this unforgettable Evening!

Purchase your tickets today Click here

Hebrew Academy (RASG) Set to Break Ground on New Middle School/High School Complex

Have you heard the BIG news? Hebrew Academy (RASG) in Miami Beach is getting a new 40,000-square foot Middle School/High School Complex, designed with the latest 21st Century learning techniques in mind.
Join us for a special Groundbreaking Celebration on Friday, October 26 starting at 1:00 p.m.!

Dessert Reception

Please RSVP to araz@rasg.org by October 12.

For more information, head over to hebrewacademymiami.org

Film Screening "Goodbye Columbus"

Phillip Roth, one of the great Jewish writers of our generation passed away this year. Temple Beth Sholom is paying tribute to him with a film series based on some of his classic books. Our Retrospective kicks off with "Goodbye Columbus" on Tuesday October 16th at 7:00 p.m.

Neil Klugman (Richard Benjamin), a young librarian in New Jersey, has eyes for Brenda Patimkin (Ali MacGraw), a beautiful Radcliffe student. Although they are both Jewish, Brenda’s family is much wealthier and more conservative than Neil’s. As there relationship matures, their differing cultural backgrounds cause Brenda’s mother (Nan Martin) to have trepidations about the couple. As their disparate ideas about sex and birth control come to the fore, their feelings for each other are tested. Film will be screened at Temple Beth Sholom 4144 Chase Ave. Miami Beach 33140

For more information or to RSVP contact Mark Baranek at mark@tbsmb.org or call 3055387231

NCJW Miami Phone Bank for Amendment 4

Phone Bank for Amendment 4 Join NCJW Miami to contact our members to educate them about why it is important to Vote Yes On 4. #JewsYesOn4

• Jews know what it means when a government says you don’t count – that’s why we support restoring the eligibility to vote to 1.4 million Floridians. • Was there ever a time when you made a mistake and were given a second chance? • NCJW is working with the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism and JOIN for Justice to educate Jews in Florida about Rights Restoration. Jews believe in Second Chances. • Learn the facts about Amendment 4.

RSVP at: https://www.ncjwmiami.org/phone-banking

Thank you.

NCJW Miami Rosh Chodesh - A Monthly Spiritual Gathering for Women

Join NCJW Miami each month to celebrate, study and explore Jewish Women's issues and social justice action, led by one of our community's female clergy. Bring your lunch and we'll provide the beverages, either at a synagogue or hosted by one of our members.

No charge to attend. You do not need to be of the Jewish Faith. All are welcome.

Join us for our first Rosh Chodesh program!

Led by Rabbi Rachel Greengrass of Temple Beth Am, at the home of Andrea Askowitz and Victoria Azpurua in Coral Gables. (Address provided upon RSVP at the link provided here.)

Future Rosh Chodesh programs: Wednesday, November 7 led by Rabbi Efrat Zarren-Zohar (location TBD) Tuesday, December 11 led by Rabbi Amy Morrison at the home of Vanessa Ressler (Miami Beach) Wednesday, January 9 led by Cantor Lisa Segal at the home of Melinda Berman (Miami Beach) Monday, February 4 led by Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz at Temple Beth Sholom Tuesday, March 6 led by Rabbi Robyn Fisher (location TBD) Thursday, April 9 led by Rabbi Julie Jacobs (location TBD) Monday, May 6 led by Rabbi Judith Siegal at Temple Judea Thursday, June 13 led by Rabbi Lauren Berkun at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

Addresses provided upon RSVP at:

https://www.ncjwmiami.org/rosh-chodesh

Unable to attend one month? Join us for one of the following months!

B'Shalom, NCJW Miami

NCJW Miami Rosh Chodesh - A Monthly Spiritual Gathering for Women

Join NCJW Miami each month to celebrate, study and explore Jewish Women's issues and social justice action, led by one of our community's female clergy. Bring your lunch and we'll provide the beverages, either at a synagogue or hosted by one of our members.

No charge to attend. You do not need to be of the Jewish Faith. All are welcome.

Join us for our first Rosh Chodesh program!

Led by Rabbi Rachel Greengrass of Temple Beth Am, at the home of Andrea Askowitz and Victoria Azpurua in Coral Gables. (Address provided upon RSVP at the link provided here.)

Future Rosh Chodesh programs: Wednesday, November 7 led by Rabbi Efrat Zarren-Zohar (location TBD) Tuesday, December 11 led by Rabbi Amy Morrison at the home of Vanessa Ressler (Miami Beach) Wednesday, January 9 led by Cantor Lisa Segal at the home of Melinda Berman (Miami Beach) Monday, February 4 led by Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz at Temple Beth Sholom Tuesday, March 6 led by Rabbi Robyn Fisher (location TBD) Thursday, April 9 led by Rabbi Julie Jacobs (location TBD) Monday, May 6 led by Rabbi Judith Siegal at Temple Judea Thursday, June 13 led by Rabbi Lauren Berkun at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center

Addresses provided upon RSVP at:

https://www.ncjwmiami.org/rosh-chodesh

Unable to attend one month? Join us for one of the following months!

B'Shalom, NCJW Miami

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