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AJSE Tu B'Shvat Celebration & JDAIM

The Association for Jewish Special Education (AJSE) invites Jewish adults with developmental disabilities and their friends to join in the celebration of Tu B’Shvat (Jewish Arbor Day) on Sunday, January 27, from 12:00pm to 2:00pm, at Temple Sinai of North Dade, 18801 NE 22 Ave. Miami 33180.

Lunch will be served. Activities include games and music. Potted flowers will be distributed.

The AJSE is a 40+ year-old, local, private, non-profit, sponsored by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, with the mission to arrange Jewish celebrations for Jewish adults with developmental disabilities and their friends.

To plan correctly, let us know that you will be coming by responding to this email or by phoning 305-205-3846 or 954-442-9624. There is no charge.

Also to celebrate JDAIM (Jewish Disabilities and Inclusion Month), guests are welcomed to this TuB’Shvat event and to view the AJSE JDAIM display from 12pm to 3:00pm. All JDAIM guests will be entered in a drawing, the prize being a year’s AJSE membership. Welcome!

JWorks Miami Workshop - Thursday, February 21st, Social Media Job Search Skills

JWorks Miami invites you to attend a FREE * Social Media Job Search Skills* workshop on Thursday, February 21st, 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
www.jworksmiami.org
jobs@jworksmiami.org
305-403-6554, option 1

Women's Philanthropy Stand Against Hate

Join us Wednesday, February 6, for a panel conversation moderated by Carol Brick-Turin.

Email wp@gmjf.org to RSVP.

Addressing Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Unwise Social Media Use: The Role of Parents with Dr. Sameer Hinduja

Addressing Cyberbullying, Sexting, and Unwise Social Media Use: The Role of Parents with Dr. Sameer Hinduja

  • Learn how to manage your child's social media
  • Cyberbullying
  • Digital citizenship

...and more

Tuesday, February 19 @ 7:00 pm Hebrew Academy (RASG) 2400 Pine Tree Drive Miami Beach, Florida 33140

FREE

About Dr. Sameer Hinduja Dr. Sameer Hinduja is a Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Florida Atlantic University and Co-Director of the Cyberbullying Research Center. He is recognized internationally for his groundbreaking work on the subjects of cyberbullying and safe social media use, concerns that have paralleled the exponential growth in online communication by young people. He has written seven books, and his interdisciplinary research is widely published and cited in a number of peer-reviewed academic journals. As a noted speaker and expert on teens and social media use, Dr. Hinduja also trains students, educators, parents, mental health professionals, and other youth workers how to promote the positive use of technology.

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Join North Dade Gives Back and the Blossom Project for Flower Power

Through the power of flowers, volunteers will spruce up the live and homes of the residents living at The Sterling. Together, we will repurpose flowers, creating beautiful bouquets and arrangements while socializing with older adults.

Click here to RSVP

BIMA BAND

Ahavat Olam welcomes back the Big Bad Bima Band on Friday, January 25th at 7:45 P.M. These talented musicians will uplift the Shabbat service with a contemporary meaning to traditional Hebrew prayers. A delicious oneg will follow. Ahavat Olam is located at 10755 SW 112 Street, 33176, on the grounds of Killian Pines United Methodist Church, in Kendall. For further information, please call 305 412-4240 or write members@ahavatolam.org

Blind Visionary

How do you spell inspiration? J-A-C-K-O, as in Virginia A. Jacko, President and CEO of Miami Lighthouse For The Blind. Virginia will speak on her book, “The Blind Visionary”, which explains her journey through blindness, and how it is possible to lead a productive and full life while blind. One of only a handful of blind chief executives in our country, on her watch Miami Lighthouse has become an innovation engine, heralded globally for its leadership and management. From facilitating fully equipped mobile optometric offices traveling to schools throughout Florida, a pre-school created for blind early learners, to providing consulting service for compliant websites for many types of business, Ms. Jacko has achieved an enviable record of outstanding accomplishments.

Virginia will also speak about her recent trip to Israel; visiting institutions for the blind there, providing a unique opportunity to exchange curricula, pedagogy, and share descriptions of their respective facilities, and seeking to identify commonalities and differences in order to learn from each other.

Ms. Jacko will speak on Friday, February 8th, during the evening Shabbat service at Ahavat Olam, a Kendall synagogue located at 10755 SW 112 Street, on the grounds of Killian Pines United Methodist Church. The service begins at 7:45 p.m. Don’t miss this extraordinary and kindhearted dynamo! For further information, please call 305 412-4240 or write members@ahavatolam.org

Join Us for The Main Event with Honoree Ambassador Nikki Haley

Join us to celebrate Israel at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Main Event on Tuesday, Feb 12 at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Downtown Miami.

The evening, chaired by Daphna and Ariel Bentata, will honor guest speaker Ambassador Nikki Haley with the 2019 Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award.

To RSVP click here.

Ages 30 and under click here.

Watch JBS on Atlantic Broadband Ch168, Hotwire Ch269, Fios Ch798. DirecTV Ch388, Roku under "educational" and streamed on jbstv.org from Jan 13-19

92Y: Author David Grossman

Israeli author David Grossman discusses his novel A Horse Walks into a Bar and parts of the book are read aloud and performed. From the 92nd Street Y in New York with fellow author Nicole Krauss. Tonight (Sun) - 8pm & 1:30am; Monday - 10pm & 4am; Wednesday - 10:30am; Friday - 8:30pm & 1am; Saturday - 3pm & 5am

Glick, Shaked, Soloveichik, Hertog

At the Second Annual Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservativism," Roger Hertog (Tikvah Fund Chairman and President of the Hertog Foundation), Caroline Glick (Jerusalem Post), Ayelet Shaked (Israel's Justice Minister) and Rabbi Meir Soloveichik (Congregation address aspects of Jewish conservativism in Israel and America. Monday - 7:30pm & 1pm; Wednesday - 1:30pm; Saturday - 7pm & 1:30am

Tribute To Charles Krauthammer z"l

Conservative columnist, author and TV commentator Charles Krauthammer z"l is remembered by Bill Kristol (Weekly Standard), Rich Lowry (National Review) and Matthew Continetti (Washington Free Beacon). At 2018 Jewish Leadership Conference on "Jews and Conservativism" at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in NYC. Tuesday - 8pm & 1am; Thursday - 2pm; Saturday - 11am & 4am

L'Chayim: Abigail Pogrebin

Abigail Pogrebin, former producer for "60 Minutes" and author of "Stars of David" and "One and the Same: My Life as an Identical Twin," describes growing up with a famous mother (feminist Letty Pogrebin) and reflects upon her own Jewish journey. Mon - 9pm & Midnight; Tue - 3pm

L'Chayim: Letty Pogrebin

Letty Cottin Pogrebin, one of America's pioneering feminists (Ms. Magazine) and author of ten books ("Single Jewish Male Seeking Soul Mate"), describes her personal Jewish journey and shares her view of Jewish life today. Tue - 9pm & Midnight; Wed - 3pm

Jewish Film Festival: The Law

The powerful story of Simone Viel, who survived Auschwitz to become a champion of women's rights in post-war France, serving as Minister of Health and helping to legalize abortion in the 1970's. Starring Emmanuelle Devos and directed by Christian Faure. Today (Sunday) - 9:30pm & Midnight; Friday - 9pm & 4am

Francis Bok & Charles Jacobs: Slave Trade Survivor Wednesday - 9pm & Midnight; Thursday - 3pm

Stuart Weinblatt: Confronting Illness Thursday - 9pm & Midnight; Friday - 3pm

Tuvia Tenenbom: "The Lies They Tell" Saturday - 6pm

ITN: David Harris on Rep. Tlaib

David Harris, CEO of the American Jewish Committee, explains his concerns with the statements of freshman Rep. Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) who criticized US Senators supporting anti-BDS legislation claiming they are forgetting which country they represent. Tonight (Sunday) - 11:30pm; Monday - 3:30am, 8:30am, 12:30pm

Talmud: Dimensions of the Daf

As the Jewish world reads Parashat B'Shalakh and the parting of the Red Sea, JBS presents Rabbi Mordechai Becher discussing when the Torah is not to be taken literally Sunday 9:30am; Tuesday 9:30am & 5pm; Thursday 7:30pm

Jewish 101: Miracle of Nachshon

The Rabbinic tradition's notion of "a miracle" and what really caused the Red Sea to split. Sunday 10am;Wednesday 9am & 4:30pm; Friday 1pm

Shabbat Shirah: Jules Frankel z"l

To celebrate Shabbat Shirah (Sabbath of Song), in memory of Miriam's and Moses' leading the Israelites in song after crossing the Red Sea, JBS replays an annual concert of one of American Jewry's foremost lay leaders and song leaders Jules Frankel's (z"l), as he is joined by song-leader and composer Steve Dropkin.From the East Brunswick New Jersey Jewish Center (2012). Friday - 7:30pm

From The Aleph Bet"

The Easiest & Most Friendly Way To Learn To Read Hebrew Mondays - 9am & 4:30pm; Wednesdays - 7pm; Saturdays - 9am

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

ShabaTTogether film night! front of the class

The Family Shul | 2601 NE 211th Terr, Miami, FL 33180 Saturday, February 9th at 7:30pm

Join us for Havdala & a special family film promoting inclusion. Featuring "Front of the Class" (an inpirational and moving film) fit for all ages. Refreshments will be served! No charge. The perfect way to spend Saturday Night with the family!

"Refusing to be beaten by his affliction, Tourette's syndrome sufferer Brad Cohen vows to become a teacher, overcoming prejudice, ignorance and fear as he struggles to make his dream come true".

To RSVP call (305) 770-1919 or visit www.chabadhcayil.org/4261423

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