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Posted by Martin Grey on 01/29/2018 @ 03:52 PM
ROCK ON SHABBAT - Bet Shira Congregation - February 16th
Join us for an uplifting Shabbat experience as we welcome Cantor Lisa Segal and the “Rock On Shabbat” Band on Friday, February 16th at Bet Shira Congregation at 6:30 (7500 SW 120th Street Miami).
Rock On Shabbat is a joyful, song-filled, spiritual experience that incorporates all the elements of a traditional Kabbalat Shabbat Service. We'll dance and sing to the contagious liturgical musical settings.
For more information call Bet Shira at 305-238-2601 or visit www.betshira.org.
Posted by Jonathan Berkun on 01/29/2018 @ 09:34 AM
ATJC Women’s Chocolate Passover Seder Join us as we Nurture Our Bodies, Minds and Spirits at our synagogue's First Multi-Generational Women’s Chocolate Passover Seder led by Rabbi Lauren Berkun March 15, 2018 | 6:30 - 8:00 PM Celebrate the legacy of Women’s Leadership in the Passover Story and the Jewish tradition. This is an exciting way to usher in Passover for women of all generations. Women and Girls over age 7 are invited to attend.
COST: ATJC Members: $18 - Children: $12 - Non-Members: $36 RSVP(305) 937-1880 or RSVP@ATJC.ORG
AVENTURA TURNBERRY JEWISH CENTER 20400 NE 30TH AVENUE, AVENTURA, FL 33180 | WWW.ATJC.ORG | (305) 937-1880
Posted by Jonathan Berkun on 01/29/2018 @ 09:31 AM
ATJC Brotherhood invites you to Wrap with them on
SUPER BOWL SUNDAY
February 4, 2018 | 8:30 - 9:00 AM
Join Jews around the world who will be celebrating the Mitzvah of Tefillin • Celebrate the Mitzvah of Tefillin with us. • Learn to wrap Tefillin (please bring your own) • Learn the meaning behind the prayers • Enjoy a Bagel Breakfast sponsored by Brotherhood • Give Blood to Save Lives. For more information contact the synagogue office (305) 937-1880. All are welcome and urged to participate.
Blood Bank will be on location 8:30 am – 1:30 pm GIVE THE GIFT OF LIFE Blood is the most precious gift that anyone can give to another person — the gift of life. A decision to donate your blood can save a life, or even several if your blood is separated into its components — red cells, platelets and plasma — which can be used individually for patients with specific conditions.
AVENTURA TURNBERRY JEWISH CENTER 20400 NE 30TH AVENUE, AVENTURA, FL 33180 ● WWW.ATJC.ORG ● (305) 937-1880
Posted by Jonathan Berkun on 01/29/2018 @ 09:02 AM
The community is invited to a special Musical Friday Night Live service with Rabbi Berkun on Guitar. Services followed by an after party, complete with food, treats, and bounce houses for the kids. This event is complimentary, however, we ask that those who attend bring non-perishable kosher food items to benefit the Kosher Food Bank.
Friday, February 2nd at 6:00 pm
Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center
20400 NE 30th Avenue, Aventura, FL 33180 www.atjc.org Reservations are required to attend (305) 937-1880.
JBS-Jewish Broadcasting Service Highlights Jan 28 - March 3 on Atlantic Broadband CH 168, DIRECTV CH 388, Hotwire CH 269, the Roku streaming player, and at www.jbstv.org
Posted by Edith Samers on 01/27/2018 @ 11:53 PM
Go to jbstv.org for the latest up-to-date schedule of programs.
StandWithUs Gala 2017
StandWithUS celebrates "Leaders of Tomorrow" at its 2017 NY Gala with Ambassador Dore Gold, Consul General Dani Dayan, Shahar Azani, honorees Andrew Kilgerman, Eden Gorodischer and Shir Levy; and comic Elon Gold, mentalist Lior Suchard and musician Idan Raichel. From the Edison Hotel in NYC. Monday 7pm & 1am; Wednesday 1pm & 4am; Saturday 7pm & 1am
Fran Klagsbrun on Golda Meir
Francine Klagsbrun discusses the life and contribution of Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir, the subject of her biography, Lioness: Golda Meir and the Nation of Israel, which won the top prize at the 2017 National Jewish Book Awards. From the Jewish Historical Society of Fairfield County in Stamford, CT. Tuesday 8pm & 1am; Thursday 2pm; Next Sunday 8pm
L'Chayim: American Zionism
Herbert Block, Executive Director of The American Zionist Movement (AZM), discusses the various expressions of pro-Israel activism in the United States and reflects on why some American Jews do not appreciate the nobility of Zionism. Wednesday 9pm & Midnight;Thursday 3pm
Yehuda Pearl, father of American journalist Daniel Pearl murdered by terrorists in Pakistan (Feb 1, 2002), talks about his son and the foundation he has established in Daniel's name; and filmmaker Dan Cohen reflects on the life of Israel's first astronaut, Ilan Ramon, who died in the tragic destruction of the shuttle Columbia upon reentry (Feb 1, 2003). Thursday (Feb 1) - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm
Illegal Immigrants In Israel
Former Israeli Deputy Foreign Minister Danny Ayalon discusses the Netanyahu government's plan to deport or imprison illegal immigrants from Eritrea and Sudan, and responds to the charge of Israeli racism. Tonight - 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm
92Y: Levy & Rosenbaum French intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy discusses events in Europe and their effects on European Jewry and citizens around the world. With novelist and essayist Thane Rosenbaum of NYC Forum on Law, Culture & Society. >From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Tonight (Sunday) - 7pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wed - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday 3 pm; Saturday 10:30pm & 4:30am
92Y: Levy & Rosenbaum French intellectual Bernard-Henri Levy discusses events in Europe and their effects on European Jewry and citizens around the world. With novelist and essayist Thane Rosenbaum of NYC Forum on Law, Culture & Society. From the 92nd Street Y in NYC. Tonight (Sunday) - 7pm & 2am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wed - 10:30am; Friday - 8pm & 1am; Saturday 3 pm
"From Date To Mate”
Tonight (Sunday) - 10:30pm & 1:30am; Tuesday - 11:30am; Thursday - 9am & 4:30pm;Friday - 10:30pm & 5:30am
Saturday: New Episode - 10:30pm & 4:30am
On L’Chayim This Week Lone Soldier – Josh Warhit Monday 9 pm and midnight; Tuesday 3 pm
Emanuel Aronson Rund Saturday 6pm
Mark Langfan on Topography of the West Bank and Water Tuesday 9pm and midnight; Wednesday 3pm
Posted by Deborah Litwak on 01/25/2018 @ 01:19 PM
The Geula-Shalvah Chapter of AMIT invites you to our Annual Winter Luncheon - Lyrics & Lunch: Music Through the Years, on Sunday, February 4 at noon. A perfect afternoon with friends - lunch, music, and boutique vendor shopping. Prime 41 Restaurant at 4101 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach. Chaired by Dahlia Oppenheimer and Francine Katz. For more information, call the AMIT SE office at 954-922-5100, or register online at www.amitchildren.org/southeast.
Posted by Sara Lopez on 01/23/2018 @ 02:36 PM
JWorks Miami invites you to attend a FREE * Job Search & Social Media * workshop on Wednesday, February 14th, 10:30am-12:30 pm.###
These days, social media is a critical part of the job search. Gain insight and ideas for your social media job search strategy:
The agenda will include:
* Online job search resources
* Searching employment websites
* Making LinkedIn work for you
* Elevator pitch
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.
Please RSVP at JWorks Miami - RSVP is required! Workshop will begin promptly at 10:30am, arrive a few minutes prior and dress to impress, business casual is recommended.###
All events will be held at:
Greater Miami Jewish Federation
4200 Biscayne Blvd,
Miami, FL 33137
Click here for directions to parking lot entrance
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
305-403-6554, option 1
Posted by Jonathan Cohen on 01/23/2018 @ 02:35 PM
Applications are Open for the 2018-19 Repair the World Fellowship!
The Fellowship is a unique 11 month opportunity for individuals ages 21 to 26 who are passionate about social justice, community engagement and meaningful service to recruit and engage the Jewish community to address issues of hunger and education access through volunteering. Fellows will recruit, train, and serve alongside volunteers to bring about real community change.
Repair the World will provide training, a living stipend, communal housing, and other perks. Fellowship placement cities include Detroit, Miami, New York City (Brooklyn & Harlem), Philadelphia, and Pittsburgh.
Repair also seeks to build a community in which all people, including Jews and non-Jews of color, individuals with disabilities, from working-class backgrounds, and those who are transgender and gender non-conforming, find a supportive environment that is focused on their leadership.
Our Priority Deadline is January 29th, with rolling admissions after, to learn more and apply check out our website: fellows.werepair.org
If you have questions, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
Posted by Liat Stilman on 01/23/2018 @ 11:36 AM
The legacy of the Holocaust will be considered from cultural, academic and personal perspectives through a series of enlightening film presentations, lectures and community discussions during Holocaust Education Week, January 28 - February 2, 2018, at various locations throughout Miami-Dade County.
Holocaust Education Week is a community-wide program of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a Committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. All events are free of charge and open to the public. Due to limited seating, those wishing to attend Holocaust Education Week events are encouraged to make advance reservations by clicking the links below or callling 305.538.1663.
“In memory of our father, Auschwitz survivor Siggi B. Wilzig, and our mother, Naomi Wilzig”
Donated by their children, Ivan, Sherry and Alan
Posted by Fortune S on 01/22/2018 @ 11:08 AM
This year is a very special year because we are CELEBRATING the 70th Anniversary of our cherished State of Israel!! On Wednesday, January 31, 2018, we are presenting Mercedes Ivcher, Founding President of WIZO USA, the first ever WIZO FLORIDA LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD. Mercedes has dedicated her entire life to WIZO and the State of Israel. But her success and achievements are not hers alone, you all, in some way helped and supported her through the years as volunteers, donors or friends. Your presence and support has always been part of her success as a WIZO leader. Let’s all honor her well-deserved recognition award all together. Your presence or participation will make a tremendous difference on her special night. Sharing the stage with Mercedes are the following remarkable guests: Staff Sergeant of the IDF Paratrooper Unit, Sorin Hershcu, receiving the Ot Ha’Gevurah award for his distinguished participation during Operation Entebee. Salo Esquenazi, receiving the Man of the Year Award for his unwavering support of his wife Stephanie, who has dedicated many years to helping WIZO Florida. Yehoram Gaon, Israel’s favorite Singer, closing the evening with a unique musical presentation. We have a few more surprises in store for you, so please join us on January 31! It will be an evening of celebrations that promises to be meaningful to all of us and is dedicated to an important charitable cause held very dear to our hearts. To purchase tickets visit www.wizofl.org/gala2018