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November 29th, 1947- 70 Years Later: The UN Recognition of a Jewish State and Human Rights

Sephardi Voices together with the University of Miami, Department of International Studies, Departments of Religious Studies and Political Science, and the Consulate General of Israel in Miami, is excited to announce an upcoming conference commemorating the 70th anniversary of the UN recognition of the Partition Plan for Israel and discussing its implications from a human rights perspective.

When: November 29th, 2017 Where: Storer Auditorium, School of Business, University of Miami 5250 University Drive- Miami, FL 33146 Time : Reception: 6 PM Program: 7 PM RSVP: Bonnie Rodda E-Mail: B.Rodda@miami.edu Phone: 205-284-4303

THIS PROGRAM IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE GENERAL PUBLIC

Scheck Hillel Community School Hosts Third Annual Jewish Soccer Classic

North Miami Beach, FL- Scheck Hillel Community School is hosting Jewish day schools from across Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties –and as far away as Los Angeles– for their varsity soccer teams to compete in the third annual Jewish Soccer Classic. The schools include David Posnack Jewish Day School, Katz Yeshiva High School and YULA Boys High School of Los Angeles.

“We are very excited to host the 2017 Jewish Soccer Classic here at Scheck Hillel Community School and look forward to opening our season in the spirit of sport and ruach,” said Dr. Ezra Levy, Scheck Hillel’s Head of School.

The 2017 Classic girls’ tournament included David Posnack Jewish Day School, Katz Yeshiva High School and Scheck Hillel on October 30-31. All three schools showed incredible skill, talent and passion. Scheck Hillel earned the tourney title.

The boys’ competition will be on November 6-7, among David Posnack Jewish Day School, Katz Yeshiva High School, YULA Boys High School of Los Angeles and Scheck Hillel. The first boys' game is scheduled for Monday, November 6, at 5:00 PM, followed by a second match at 7:00 PM. Winners will compete the next day, Tuesday, November 7, at 7:00 PM.

For the complete schedule, updates and live streaming of YULA games, please visit eHillel.org/SoccerClassic. Also follow Scheck Hillel’s Lions Twitter account for game-day updates: @eHillelLions.

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 STEM and design, Capstone, college dual enrollment, arts, athletics and community service. Its 14-acres include a 115,000-sq.-ft athletic complex with additional 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 information, please visit eHillel.org.

Chanukah Street Fair

Sunday, Dec 17th 2:00-6:00pm

Free Event Includes Roaming Entertainment, Circus Shows, Live Performances, Food Court, Holiday Boutique, Hourly-Prize Giveaway & Grand Menorah Lighting! $12 Wristbands Include Unlimited: Laser Tag, Game Truck, Rides, Cotton Candy, Bounce Houses, Face Painting & Balloon Art Wristbands, Early Bird Specials, Group Rates and Info at 305-770-1919 or ChabadChayil.org/fair NE 211th Ter, Miami, FL between Dixie Highway & NE 26th Street

Leading Innovators Unite in New York City for the Technion World Tour

The four-day event offered attendees an inside look at The Technion-Israel Institute of Technology and its global impact on science, technology and entrepreneurship

More than 350 innovators and influencers, including many from Florida, came together in New York City last week to share ideas and insights as part of the Technion World Tour (TWT). The four-day event celebrated the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology’s leadership in innovation and entrepreneurship worldwide, and was hosted by the American Technion Society. The TWT followed the September dedication of Cornell Tech’s new campus on Roosevelt Island, which serves as the home of the Joan & Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, an academic partnership between the Technion and Cornell University.

“The Technion is a major source of the brainpower that drives the Israeli economy, and is integral to Israel’s reputation as the world’s ‘Start-Up Nation,’” said Professor Peretz Lavie, President of the Technion. “Technion scientists, students and alumni make immeasurable contributions to the world, including life-saving medicines, robotics, nanotechnology and breakthroughs in computer science. We are thrilled to highlight their global impact with the Technion World Tour.”

“Technological innovation has played a central role in allowing New York City to become a global economic capital, and it must continue to play a central role for New York to remain a global economic capital,” said Michael Bloomberg, former Mayor of New York, as part of a video presentation during the Evening of Innovation event.

During his tenure as mayor, Bloomberg launched a competition among top universities to envision an applied sciences institution that would drive innovation and technology in the city. The partnership between Cornell University and the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology was named the winner, claiming the city-owned land and a $100 million dollar prize.

Program highlights from the TWT NYC included:

  • Tour of the Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island, home of the Joan and Irwin Jacobs Technion-Cornell Institute, which included
  • An Evening of Innovation at the Rainbow Room, which assembled thought leaders, leading researchers and Technion-alumni scientists, engineers and entrepreneurs.
  • A visit to the Asia Society, the leading educational organization dedicated to promoting mutual understanding and strengthening partnerships among peoples, leaders and institutions of Asia and the United States in a global context.
  • A panel celebrating Israel’s business impact on New York City featuring Technion graduates running high-tech businesses.
  • A Day of Learning, featuring discussions and panels with entrepreneurs, inventors, technologists and members of higher learning institutions.

“The Technion World Tour brought together some of the most innovative minds from around the world. Each speaker and presenter recognized the power of education for the greater good, and all possessed an insider’s understanding that innovation is in Israel’s DNA. Advancing technologies is inherent in everything the Technion does in Israel, New York and around the world,” said Zahava Bar-Nir, President of the American Technion Society.

“As President Lavie rightfully said, the Technion is responsible for producing so many of the pioneers that have earned Israel the reputation of the world’s ‘Start-Up Nation,’ said World Jewish Congress President Ronald S. Lauder, in his remarks during Thursday’s Evening of Innovation. “But the Technion has now also evolved into one of Israel’s greatest global ambassadors. For so long Israel stood by itself, the lone beacon of democracy in the Middle East, surrounded by its enemies and isolated by so much of the world. However, times are changing and countries like China and India are eager to partner with Israeli innovators, and without the Technion none of this would be possible.”

JWorks Miami - Thursday, May 17th - Interviewing Skills

JWorks Miami invites you to attend a FREE Interviewing Skills Workshop on Thursday, May 17th, 10:30am-12:30 pm

Please RSVP at JWorks Miami - RSVP is required! The workshop will begin promptly at 10:30am, please arrive a few minutes prior and dress to impress, business casual is recommended.

Just landed the interview of your dreams? Awesome. Now, we're here to help you out and make sure you score that great job, too.

Before your next interview, brush up on interviewing basics, learn how to research a company and put together a strategic prep plan, and learn smart ways to handle any question or scenario thrown your way. We'll also show you how to follow up afterward (in a non-annoying way, of course).

Some topics we will cover:
* What to Wear!
* Frequently asked interview questions
* What not to say
* Researching the company
* Good questions to ask the interviewer
* Following up – Thank You notes
* Mock interview - time permitting

These events are also a great way for JWorks Miami staff to get to know you! Please note, we are unable to refer you to available opportunities unless we have met you in person.

All events will be held at:
Greater Miami Jewish Federation
4200 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, FL 33137
Parking lot entrance is on Federal Highway, parallel to Biscayne Blvd. Map

If you have any questions please visit our website or call us at 305-403-6554.

We look forward to seeing you!

The JWorks Miami Team
JWorks Miami is a partnership of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and
Jewish Community Services of South Florida
www.jworksmiami.org
jobs@jworksmiami.org
305-403-6554, option 1

Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust

Join us for a community observance of Kristallnacht Thursday, November , 2017 at 6 p.m.

For more information contact the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach at info@HolocaustMemorialMiamiBeach.org

Free and open to the public.

Meet the Producer of Award Winning Film "Aida's Secrets"

Opening in South Florida this weekend, "Aida's Secrets" is an award winning film that tells the story of two brothers born in a displaced persons camp after WW2, separated as babies, and reunited after 70 years with each other and with their mother Aida. This is NOT a film about the Holocaust but rather a film about the reclaiming life after the war. In the aftermath of the war survivors craved normalcy and embraced a period of love, family, and joy, which resulted in a baby boom never before explored in cinema.

This film that will make you laugh, cry, and remember life is magic!

Alon Schwarz's debut documentary film "Aida's Secrets" will feature a talk back with the film's Producer, Alon Schwarz, at O Cinema today day at 2:30 and 4:30. The film continues through the week.

For schedule and tickets:
Miami Beach: https://www.o-cinema.org/event/aidas-secrets/
Boca: http://fau.livingroomtheaters.com/index.cfm?view_date=10-29-2017
Del Ray: http://www.moviesofdelray.com/location/3272/Delray-Showtimes
Lake Worth: http://www.moviesofdelray.com/location/3271/Lake-Worth-Showtimes

A prefect 100 critics score on Rotten Tomatoes!

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