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Hebrew Academy Alumni Spotlight Breakfast

Hebrew Academy Alumni Spotlight Breakfast with special guest speaker Tammy Sand Friedman, Class of 1979, Wife of US Ambassador to Israel, David M. Friedman.

Date: Tuesday, January 30
Time: 8:30 am
Location: Hebrew Academy (RASG),
2400 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach, Florida

Light breakfast will be served.

Open to the community.

For more information or to join, please contact Amy Somek, Director of Development, at 305-532-6421 x110 or asomek@rasg.org.

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#Israel and International Law at Temple Emanu-El

Edwin Black, Award wining NYT Bestselling author of IBM and The Holocaust, The Farhud, & Financing the Flames will speak on Israel and International Law, ##the Historical Underpinnings - Occupation, Jerusalem, Coexistence - the author answers your questions.

Tuesday, January 30, 2018, 7 PM

Temple Emanu-El, 1701 Washington Ave., Miami Beach, FL 33139 305-538-2503

Free admission

Sponsored by Israeli-American Council, StandWithUs, Americans For a Safe Israel, South Florida chapter, ZOA-FL

http://edwinblack.com

Descendants Re-Signing Israel’s Declaration of Independence

Sunday, January 14, 2018, at the Knesset, dozens of grandchildren and great-grandchildren of the original signers of Israel’s Declaration of Independence (Megilat Ha-Atzmaut) gathered to photograph a reconstruction of that historic event.

The signing kicks off preparations for the first Israeli Congress on Judaism and Democracy, to take place on February in association with the Center for Jewish and Democratic Law at Bar-Ilan University.

Congress Founder and Chairman Mr. Haim Tiab: “The Declaration of Independence serves as a shining example of the crucial balance between Judaism and democracy, emphasizing the dual role of Israel in offering a home to Jews from around the world, while also retaining a democratically-elected government and full equality of social and political rights to all its citizens”. Participants at the Knesset event signed and read key passages from the Declaration of Independence, underscoring their significance for the modern era.

For more details, please contact Michal Marmary, International Media Coordinator at Michal@fpci.co.il +972-54-6610602 or +972-8-9364424.

Descendants of the original signers of Israel’s Declaration of Independence (Megilat Ha-Atzmaut) and Mr. Haim Tiab Founder and Chairman of Congress on Judaism and Democracy.

The family of Bechor Shalom Sheetrit (signatory of Israel’s Declaration of Independence and first minister of police)

Photo Credit Noam Feine

"The Beloved Community"

Temple Beth Tov Ahavat Shalom proudly presents Dr. Nathaniel Holmes, as Guest Speaker, on Friday, Jan. 19th, to honor the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial season. His presentation on the "Beloved Community" - an MLKJr. concept - will be given after Friday night services. Services as usual begin at 8:15pm, and conclude @ 9:15pm.

Dr. Holmes is well-credentialed, and is on staff at Florida Memorial College. To attend is a meaningful opportunity to honor the MLKJr. Memorial season, and to be inspired by a notable of our community.

Temple Beth Tov Ahavat Shalom is the cozy, Conservative synagogue at 6438 SW 8th St. West Miami 33144. The public is invited. There is no charge. Light refreshments will be served. For further information, please phone 305-205-3846.

JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights Jan 14- 20 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and at www.jbstv.org

Martin Luther King Jr. & American Jewry

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s attorney and close confidant, Clarence Jones (who helped with the "I Have A Dream Speech") describes how the Jewish community made the Civil Rights Movement possible; and condemns Black anti-Semitism and Palestinian violence. Today (Sunday) - Noon & 6pm; Monday - 3pm

Heschel & King: Susannah Heschel

Susannah Heschel, Prof. of Jewish Studies at Dartmouth College and daughter of Abraham Joshua Heschel, discusses her father's relationship with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a philosophy of Jewish political action. From Center for Jewish History in NYC. Today (Sunday) - 1pm

Heschel & King: Arnie Eisen

Dr. Arnold Eisen, Chancellor of the Jewish Theological Seminary, discusses the pioneering work of Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel and his influence on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in a talk entitled, "The Politics Of Prophecy." From JBS's exclusive coverage of Limmud NY. Today (Sunday) - 2pm

92Y: Obama’s Cousin Rabbi

Meet Michelle Obama first cousin (once removed) Raggi Capers Funnye, who discusses his conversion to Judaism, his work in Africa, and what the black Jewish experience is like in America. With Ari Goldman from the 92nd St Y in NYC. Today (Sunday) - 7pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Tuesday - 2pm; Wed - 10:30am Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm

AJC: Black Jewish Relations

Rabbi Shai Held (Mechon Hadar), Dr. Lonnie Bunch III (Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture) and Kasim Reed (Mayor of Atlanta) discuss the past, present, and future of Black-Jewish relations. >From AJC Global 2017 in Washington, DC. Today (Sunday) - 8pm & 2am
Monday - 2pm

JBS Jewish Film Festival: 'Body and Soul"

Archaeologists, historians, diplomats and Jewish leaders Jonathan Sacks, Benny Morris, Alan Dershowitz and Ruth Wisse document the truth of the Jewish connection to the Land of Israel in Gloria Greenfield's film "Body & Soul: The State of the Jewish Nation." Tonight (Sunday) - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & Midnight

American Friends of The Rabin Medical Center Gala

The 2017 Gala of the American Friends of the Rabin Medical Center (Petach Tikvah, Israel) honoring Cardinal Timothy Dolan and real estate executive Scott Rechler. Hosted by 60-Minutes' Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson and featuring performances by the cast of the Tony Winning Broadway Musical, Hamilton. From Cipriani in New York City. Monday - 7:30pm & 1am; Wednesday - 1:30pm & 4am;Saturday - 7:30pm & 1am

Jewish Cinemateque: Alexandra Dean with Eric Goldman discuss Hedy Lamarr

Alexandra Dean, writer/director/editor/producer of the documentary film, Bombshell: The Hedy Lamarr Story, discusses the Jewish movie star's enormous contributions in the fields of science and technology. JBS original series with Jewish film scholar Eric Goldman. Tuesday - 7:30pm & 2am; Thursday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7pm & 4am

Israeli & American Jews: Shifting Tides

Rabbi Ethan Tucker, Rosh Yeshiva at Mechon Hadar, discusses the change in the perceptions American and Israeli Jews have about each other. With Gary Rosenblatt (Editor & Publisher, The Jewish Week) from the JCC Mid-Westchester in Scarsdale, NY. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm

L'Chayim: Elie Abadie, Part 1

Sephardic Jewish leader Elie Abadie (Rabbi of the Manhattan East Synagogue, Director of The Sephardic Academy of Manhattan, and a practicing gastroenterologist in NYC) discusses the challenges of promoting Sephardic Jewish culture on the American Jewish scene. Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm; Next Sunday - Noon & 6pm
Part 2 Next Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight

L'Chayim: Fran Klagsbrun's "Book of the Year" Award on Golda Meir

Author Francine Klagsbrun, whose biography of Golda Meir ("Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel") recently won the 2017 "Book of the Year Award" from the National Jewish Book Council, discusses the ways American Jews and Israelis view Israel's only woman prime minister who served during the Yom Kippur War of 1973. Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

The Gift of Israel Savings Program

The Gift of Israel Savings Program enables families to begin saving early for their child’s Israel experience – and enjoy the benefit of matching-dollar grants from community sources.

When your child is ready to take his or her trip to Israel, you will have a sizable savings, including interest accrued, to help underwrite the cost. Take a look at the table below!

Enroll your child now! Click here for more information.

For more information about how to become a Partner Synagogue, contact Flora Akselrad at fakselrad@gmjf.org or 786-866-8498.


Lasting Joy. Last Tuesdays.

First Event will include Sushi Making & Eating with facilitator Dr. Dolly Aizenman Tuesday, Jan 30, 5:15pm Chabad Chayil, 2601 NE 211 Ter. Miami, FL 33180

Being Happy Starts With You! For Men & Women! No charge! Refreshments will be served. Series is based on Rabbi Pliskins book: Life is Now! Sushi making will be a taste of the upcoming book tour. Link: chabadchayil.org/3899306

Family Film Night - Agent Emes 9

Havdala & Family Film! Featuring Agent Emes #9, fit for all ages. Fresh popcorn, lemonade & raffle! No charge (sponsored by MotelChai.com Short Term Rentals in Highland Lakes/Aventura). The perfect way to spend Saturday Night with the family! Jan 27, 7:00pm The Family Shul, 2601 NE 211 Terrace. RSVP at 305-770-1919 ChabadChayil.org/1699139 Agent Emes and The Sofer Situation Time is running out on Agent Emes. Uncle Evil has abducted Shpittsburgh’s renowned sofer, Rabbi Abrams, in an attempt to sabotage a new Torah scroll being written for Jewish children. But the damage he causes strikes deep in the heart of the Jewish soul, and kids everywhere, including Agent Emes, are in danger! While Agent E deciphers the confusing situation, Rabbi Abram’s young daughter, Devorah and her friend Chani, get mixed up in the scheme, when they find themselves trapped in the basement of Uncle Evil’s dastardly mother, Ma Lo-Tov. This funny, exciting, and convoluted tale reaches its thrilling climax in the halls of Aveiros International’s famous tower, when… well you’ll just have to come watch it to find out what happens.

Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month Film Premiere

Kick off Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month with the Florida premiere of Keep the Change, an award-winning film shown during the Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF) on Wednesday, January 24 at 7 p.m. at the Miami Beach Jewish Community Center (JCC).

The movie is a love story between two people who meet at a JCC support group in Manhattan for adults with autism. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here. Every February, JDAIM unites the North American Jewish community to raise awareness and encourage inclusion of people with disabilities and their families in Jewish communities worldwide.

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