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JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights April 1-7 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and at

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92Y: Adin Steinsaltz

One of world Jewry's most renowned authors, philosophers and mystics, Rabbi Adin Steinsaltz, shares his thoughts on "Rethinking Jewish Identity" at New York's 92nd Street Y. Tonight (Sunday); Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 3pm

JNF Conference: Israeli U.S. Amb. Ron Dermer and World Jewish Congress Pres, Ron Lauder

Israeli Ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, describes the way in which Israel is thriving and acknowledges the importance of the JNF's work in supporting the Jewish state.

And Ron Lauder, President of the World Jewish Congress, discusses the value and work of the Ronald S. Lauder Foundation, and presents children from countries around the world singing Hatikvah. From the 2017 JNF National Conference in Hollywood, Florida. Monday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm; Saturday - 8pm & 1am

Limmud: Is the Two-State Still Possible?

Former Chair of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, Robert Sugarman, discusses the factomrs that make the Two-State Solution less likely, though an Israeli veteran group supports it. From Limmud NY 2018 in Princeton, NJ. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday – 2pm; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

L'Chayim: Danny Ayalon

Israel's former U.S. Ambassador Danny Ayalon ("Truth About Israel") discusses the obstacles to a peace with the Palestinians and Israel's relationship to President Donald Trump. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Saturday - 6pm

Israel 70 Concert with South Florida Symphony

The Jewish Community at large is invited to join the South Florida Symphony Orchestra for their concert in celebration of Israel 70th at the Adrienne Arsht Center, April 18th, 7:30 PM Under the patronage Lior Haiat consul General of Israel in Miami.

Presenting the USA premier of music byIsraeli composer Nimrod Borenstein based in the words of Theodor Herzl 'If you will it is no dream",. Accompanying the music is the screening of "Passages to Israel" the International photography exhibition exploring the soulful beauty of the Land of Israel. The concert program continues with Ravel's piano concerto in G performed by virtuoso Cuban Pianist Aldo Lopez-Gavillan and the Symphonie Fantastique by Hector Berlioz.

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For special group discount and friends and family discount contact Vivian Fulop cell 3052449372 or


On Thursday, March 29th, the day before Passover, Tiktin Real Estate Investment Services (TREIS) purchased and donated fresh Passover foods and supplies to the newly expanded Jewish Community Services (JCS) Kosher Food Bank at 15455 West Dixie Highway in North Miami Beach.

According to JCS, the demand for fresh produce, meats and goods that meet the specific dietary laws for Passover is particularly high. TREIS pulled together a team of volunteers who spent the day purchasing and donating non-perishable staples and canned goods, fresh produce, meat and frozen items to meet those requirements.

This day of volunteering served as the kick-off for TREIS’ philanthropic initiative campaign, which serves to partner the firm with various local nonprofit organizations throughout the year. Following the donation, Bonnie Schwartzbaum, director of the JCS Kosher Food Bank, led a guided tour of the facility for all of the volunteers.

“Having grown up in North Miami Beach and now as I raise my own children here, this city is very special to me,” stated Adam J. Tiktin, president and broker, TREIS. “JCS is a remarkable organization that works extremely hard to provide for those in need, and they rely on the community for support. Having the ability to give back at such an important time such as Passover is very meaningful, and I am proud of my team for supporting this important initiative,” he added.

The JCS Kosher Food Bank is the only food bank in South Florida to which those who observe kosher (kashrut) dietary laws can turn. JCS’ Kosher Food Bank provides food to more than 380 families and nearly 100 Holocaust survivors on a monthly basis.

Kosher Food Bank recipients are able to select and ‘shop’ during pre-arranged, scheduled appointments to ensure privacy and confidentiality. Kosher Food bank supplies critically important food items and other daily necessities, as well as evaluates clients’ overall needs and arranges for appropriate support services. Because dignity is of the utmost concern, private one-on-one appointments are scheduled at convenient times.

For volunteer opportunities with other nonprofit organizations, please contact Matthew Kushner at TREIS at 305-363-4750 or 844-4-TIKTIN.

About Tiktin Real Estate Investment Services (TREIS)

Tiktin Real Estate Investment Services (TREIS) is a South Florida-based commercial real estate investment sales brokerage firm specializing in the sale of shopping centers, single-tenant net lease properties and office buildings in Florida. Founded in 2001 by industry veteran Adam J. Tiktin, TREIS is committed to a higher level of service and an unmatched standard of integrity. The investment sales firm is distinguished by its personalized approach, transactional expertise, comprehensive market analysis and aggressive strategies.

About Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS)

Jewish Community Services' mission is to improve the quality of life and self-sufficiency of the Jewish and broader communities throughout South Florida in accordance with Jewish values. Since 1920, Jewish Community Services of South Florida has remained true to its original mission of providing exemplary human services through compassionate and comprehensive programs that promote health and productivity. JCS is a Beneficiary Agency of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, and an Impact Partner of United Way of Miami-Dade. For more information, please visit or call 305.576.6550.


FIDF YL 2018 White Party Celebrating Israel’s 70th on April 21 at All New Location!

It's back.... the FIDF YL Miami Annual White Party! The GREATEST party of the year is back just in time to celebrate Israel's 70th Independence Day at ALL NEW LOCATION: Sacred Space Miami!

$85 Early Bird til 4/04 | $105 Pre-Sale til 4/19 | $125 Door

Admission includes: - Full Premium Open Bar - Gourmet Israeli Inspired Food - Outdoor / Indoor Party - Free Valet Location: The Sacred Space Miami 105 NE 25th Street Miami, FL 33137

Date: Saturday, April 21 Time: 9PM – 1AM

To purchase tickets: or call Elana at 305-354-8233

Event Chairs: Jennifer Pear, Daniel Feigenbaum, Joseph Hanono

Thank you to our sponsors: The Sacred Space Miami, Karla Conceptual Event Experiences, Hurricane PM, Oceanside Hotel, Islamorada Beer Company, South Motors, Southern Glazer's Wine & Spirits Jobs, ABC Bartending School, Miami, Press Play, Inc., Miami Insurance Brokers

Big Thanks to our Host Committee! Tal Bar, Michael A. Behar, Daniel Benavides, Saul Cohen, Aaron Cohn, Elena Smukler Doyle, Lexie Kraff Franklin, Albert Ghitis, Jason Goldstrich, Nicole Gomez, Adam Greenbaum, Jeffrey Greenberg, Josh Greenberg, Casey Hofman, Ashley Kaplan, Johana Kohen, Isaac Lustgarten, Payton Paliakoff, Marisa Potter, Uri Man, Jordan Niefeld, Elan Neuman, Ariana Neustein, Jared Rosenstein, Michael J. Szanto, Maya Tzur

NCJW Miami Mother's Day Event Celebrating Immigrants

NCJW Miami's Mother's Day Luncheon celebrating immigrants will take place on Wednesday, May 9, 2018, at Temple Israel, and will begin at 11 a.m.

This is an event for mothers and daughters, aunts and nieces, grandmothers and great grandmothers.

With the school year being almost over at the time of our event, we thought that daughters in school might be able to miss a day for this important and special occasion.

Host committee members are asked to bring 4-5 people to the event. Tickets are $54 for members, and $72 for non-members.*

*A NCJW Annual Membership is currently $40, and non-members may contribute an additional $22 to become a member when they purchase their ticket.

Following is some additional information:

We are beyond thrilled to honor Robin Straus for her many years of time and devotion to NCJW Miami and our community, with The Myra Farr Volunteer Service Award.

This important and meaningful event will be a celebration of immigrants. Our guest speaker is Ruth Behar, and our lunch will be prepared with love by the Syrian women refugees of Zaytouna.

Ruth Behar is a Jewish Cuban immigrant, who won The 2018 Pura Belpré Award for her book, "Lucky Broken Girl".

In "Lucky Broken Girl", Behar draws from her childhood experience to tell a story that celebrates Latinx experience while affirming the resilience of children facing both universal and specific challenges.

Zaytouna was founded on a single gesture of gratitude. It is a conscious driven enterprise whose mission is to help women resettle in South Florida by creating permanent gainful employment by producing delicious packaged foods from the Middle East. They simply believe that food can bridge the cultural divides that separate us.

We hope to see you on May 9! Questions? Contact Amy Bloom at or 305.607.9028.

Jazz Concert of the Israeli and American Songbook featuring Ira Sullivan

Sunday, April 15 • 4:00pm The Alper JCC Sablotsky Cultural Arts Center presents a Jazz Concert of the Israeli and American Songbook - a unique musical project where classical Israeli songs are played in a jazz style. It is common in jazz that the American songbook is played in jazz but to the best of our knowledge, no one has taken the Israeli songbook and played it in a jazz style. This concert features legendary jazz musician, Ira Sullivan, as well as Marc Berner and Gideon Vigderhous and additional musicians of the rhythm section who will lend their musical creativity to the ensemble, making it a joy to listen to.

Ira Sullivan is a true jazz legend whose roots go back so far that he was jamming with the cool cats in Chicago for the birth of Bebop. Ira Sullivan is multi-faceted musician and composer who calls Washington, D.C. his birthplace. Around 1963, Sullivan moved to Miami to raise his family. And now over 50 years later, he will be performing at the Alper JCC’s own Russell Theater. Tickets: $15 JCC Member • $20 Community

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Call 305.271.9000 x268 or email for tickets or more information.

Russell Theater at the Alper JCC, 11155 SW 112 Avenue, Bldg. 4, Miami, FL 33176

Ira Sullivan Jazz

Israeli American Council National Conference 2018

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  • Conference Dates: 11/29/18-12/2-18

Join thousands of community members to experience influential thought leaders, industry experts, senior political figures, diplomatic figures, community leaders, prominent journalists and more. This inspiring gathering will explore Israeli-American and Jewish identity, bring together the Israeli-American and Jewish communities for deep dive discussions, and will yield takeaways that will help us, together, to strengthen Israel and our communities.

The IAC National Conference offers participants the opportunity to engage and select from a variety of programs; plenaries, breakout sessions, interactive workshops, and facilitated discussions specifically tailored to meet the various interests of our community members and audience.

Conference is Thursday 11/29 to Sunday 12/2 and includes: - Opening night and after parties (Thursday evening) - Friday sessions - Shishi Israeli and sessions (Friday evening, including dinner) - Shabbat sessions (Saturday all day) - Main night and after parties (Saturday evening) - Sunday session and closing event (Sunday until 2 pm)


Hebrew Academy's 2nd Annual Chinese Auction

Hebrew Academy will be holding its 2nd Annual Chinese Auction. Check out our website to win great prizes like Miami Heat Tickets, Louis Vuitton Bag, Macbook Pro, an iPad, Cartier watch, Kosherica Cruise,Hotel Stays, Artscroll and so much more! All money from ticket sales goes directly towards The Fund for Hebrew Academy. You do not need to be present to win.

JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights March 25-31 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and at

92Y: Dershowitz with Chris Cuomo

Alan Dershowitz (Trumped Up: How Criminalization of Political Differences Endangers Democracy) explains why it is a serious mistake to charge politicians (Clinton or Trump) with criminal activity. With Chris Cuomo from the 92nd Street Y in NY, Nov. 2017. Tonight (Sunday) - 7pm; Monday - 10pm & 4am;Tuesday - 2pm; Wednesday - 10:30am; Saturday - 3pm

URJ: Rick Jacobs on World Jewry

URJ President Rick Jacobs gives a D'Var Torah reflecting on Israel, World Jewry, and the role of Reform Judaism in the global Jewish community. From the Union For Reform Judaism Biennial Convention in Boston, MA (December 2017). Monday - 7:30pm & 1:30am; Tuesday - 1pm; Saturday - 8pm & 2am

JNF: Heroes For Israel

Everyday Jewish heroes who have contributed to the State of Israel are celebrated as the stories of their lives are recounted at the 2017 National Conference of the JNF (Jewish National Fund) held in Hollywood, Florida. Tuesday - 7pm & 4am; Wednesday - 1pm; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

Programs on Preparing for Passover

Talmud: Gratitude for Passover Today (Sunday) - 9am; Tuesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Thursday - 7pm & 1:30pm; Friday - 2pm

Jewish 101: Lessons of Passover Today (Sunday) - 10am & 4am; Wednesday - 9am & 4:30pm; Friday - 1pm

New American Haggadah - Jonathan Foer Today (Sunday) - 11am & 5am; Tuesday - 10pm & 2am; Thursday - 1pm; Friday - 10:30am

Hebrew: The Four Questions Monday - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesday - 7pm & 4am; Thursday - 4am

Learning From Passover - Elana Stein Hain Monday - 9:30am & 5pm; Wednesday - 7:30pm & 4:30am

Film & Discussion: "Passover at the Wellmans" Monday - 8:30pm & Midnight; Tuesday - 3pm; Thur - 9am, 4:30pm, 8:30pm & Midnight; Friday - 2:30pm

People Of The Book - Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Wednesday - 2pm & 2am; Friday - 9:30am

L'Chayim Classic: Yitz Greenberg for Passover L'Chayim Classic: Introduction to Passover Tuesday - 9pm Midnight; Wednesday - 3pm

The Song of Moses & Miriam (AJR) Wednesday - 10am & 5:30pm

New Jewish Cinema: Streits Closes Wednesday - 8:30pm & 5:30am; Thursday - 11:30am; Friday-4:30 pm

The Red Sea Miracle Thursday - 7:30am; Friday - 9am

Hunger Seder Thursday - 10pm & 4am

Shlomo Riskin for Passover Friday - 11:30am, 5:30pm, 11:30pm; Saturday - 8:30am

City Winery Seder Friday - 6pm & Midnight; Saturday - 9am

Yemin Orde Youth Choir for Passover Friday - 6:30pm & 4am

And for Children at Passover

Mr. Bookstein's Store for Passover; Mama Doni's Passover Palooza; Shalom Kids for Passover

Every morning - 7am; Every afternoon - 4pm

AND Passover Services from Central Synagogue in New York City 9:30 am

April 3rd at 7:00 p.m."Heading Home" Miami Debut Film Screening

Temple Beth Sholom Brotherhood invites you to a stirring story of sports, patriotism and personal growth. HEADING HOME charts the underdog journey of Israel’s national baseball team competing for the first time in the World Baseball Classic.

After years of defeat, Team Israel finally ranks among the world’s best in 2017,eligible to play in the prestigious international tournament. Their line-up included several Jewish American Major League players – Ike Davis, Josh Zeid and ex Braves catcher Ryan Lavarnway – most with a tenuous relationship to Judaism, and never having set foot in Israel.

Their odyssey takes them from Tel Aviv and Jerusalem where they are greeted as heroes, to Seoul where they must debunk their has-been, wannabe reputations. As their “Mensch on a Bench” mascot tags along, the team does much soul-searching, discovering the pride of representing Israel on the world stage.

Special thanks to the Stowe family for generously underwriting this film-screening

$10 per person

Please contact Mark Baranek, Director of Congregational Engagement at 305 538-7231 or write:

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