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Be Part of the Jewish Community's Response to Help Victims of the Earthquake in Morocco

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Support Federation’s Morocco Earthquake Emergency Relief Fund

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation has established an emergency relief fund to help those affected by the devastating 6.8-magnitude earthquake in Morocco, which has killed thousands of people and caused massive damage throughout the area.

As always, Federation will absorb all administrative costs so that 100 percent of funds collected will go directly to those impacted by the catastrophe..


You may also send a check payable to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation with the notation “Morocco Earthquake Emergency Fund” to: Greater Miami Jewish Federation, 4200 Biscayne Boulevard, Miami, FL 33137.

For more information about the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s special relief funds, call 305.576.4000.

JBS Highlights 9/10 - 9/16: Rosh Hashanah 5784, Cantors discuss High Holiday prayers, Cooking, Zionist Fellowship for rabbinical students

Watch JBS on Comcast X-1 Box Ch 1684, Atlantic Broadband 168, Hotwire Ch 269, DirecTV Ch 388, Blue Stream Ch 110, streamed on Roku under "educational", Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV and For a complete and timely schedule and other television providers, go to



FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 15 - EREV ROSH HASHANAH 6:00pm – Central Synagogue (Reform) Encore 9:00pm 8:00pm – Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) Encore 11:00pm

SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 16 - ROSH HASHANAH 8:00am Hampton Synagogue - Morning (Orthodox) Encore 12 noon 10:00am Central Synagogue - Morning (Reform) 2:30pm Central Synagogue - Family Service (Reform) 8:00pm Hampton Synagogue - Evening (Orthodox) Encore 11:00pm

SUNDAY SEPTEMBER 17 - ROSH HASHANAH DAY 2 8:00am - Hampton Synagogue (Orthodox) Encore 12:30pm 10:00am - Central Synagogue (Reform) Encore 2:30pm

Understanding What We Sing: Cantors Discuss High Holiday Music As we prepare to turn inward for the Jewish new year, join Abigail Pogrebin with Central Synagogue’s Cantor Dan Mutlu and HUC’s Cantor Richard Cohn as they discuss the origins, history, intentions, and challenges of the powerful musical prayers of the High Holidays.

PART 1 Sunday - 7:00pm Monday - 2:00am & 11:00am, Tuesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm, Friday - 4:00am, Saturday - 4:00pm

PART 2 Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 11:00am, Thursday - 5:00am, Friday - 2:00pm & Saturday - 3:00am

Eye on Israel: Rabbinical Israel Fellowship Rabbi Erez Sherman (LA’s Sinai Temple) and three rabbinical students join Shahar Azanit to share their first-hand accounts of the Zionist Education Fellowship, a program that sends rabbinical students to Israel to learn about the importance of defending Zionism. Monday - 8:00pm Tuesday - 2:00am & 11:00am, Wednesday - 5:00am Thursday - 2:00pm, Saturday - 7:00pm

Rosh Hashanah Cooking (Moment) Known as the “Kosher Baker,” cookbook author Paula Shoyer demonstrates how to prepare beet and quinoa salad and tzimmes, using an instant pot as well as the traditional way, in a program of Moment Live! Tuesday - 8:00pm Wednesday - 1:00am & 11:00am, Thursday - 5:00am, Friday - 2:00pm & Saturday - 3:00am

In the News: X and Elon Musk vs. the ADL Elon Musk threatens to sue the ADL, as #BanTheADL has been trending on X, pushed by antisemites & white supremacists. Alyza Lewin, Brandeis Center President, shares her perspective & experience in fighting antisemitism, on & off line. With Shahar Azani.

Sunday - Today 8:30am & 5:30pm

Tune in every week on Thursday for new editions of In the News: Thursday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Saturday - 11:30pm & 3:30am

Thinking Out Loud – Micha Halpern This week Micah Halpern looks at the differences in Rosh HaShannah traditions around the world. We all celebrate, but in different ways Wednesday – 6:30pm & 11:30pm Thursday - 8:30am & 12:30pm

Jewish 101 - The Binding of Isaac The Akedah, "The Binding of Isaac," is for many the most troubling and misunderstood passage in the Torah. Hear why it was revolutionary and liberating for its time and how it remains a powerful message for our own time. Monday - 9:30am Friday - 10:15am

Good Week Israel: High Holiday Preparations at the Wall and Wine of the Week Stories include 2800-year-old mystery ducts discovered near Jerusalem, High Holidays Safety Preparations at the Western Wall, United Hatzalah’s Angels in Orange and the Tura Winery and its wine of the week Monday - 6:30pm & 11:30pm Tuesday - 3:30am, 8:30am & 12:30pm

On L’Chayim

9/11 Remembered One World Trade Center survivor Ari Schonbrun, NYPD Detective Morty Dzikansky, and Liz Goren, a psychotherapist who counsels survivors, tell their personal stories and reflect upon the meaning of 9/11 as Americans and as Jews. Sunday - 6:00pm Monday - 5:00am & 3:00pm, Tuesday - 12:00am

Kenneth Feinberg Kenneth Feinberg, attorney who determined TARP compensation for corporate executives and distributed $7 billion to victims of September 11th, talks about his experience with 9/11 families, his concerns for the Jewish future and more. Monday - 9:00pm Tuesday - 3:00pm

Rabbis Discuss High Holidays Rabbis discuss how they feel about the High Holidays and the messages they feel are relevant for the Days of Awe. With rabbis Mitchell Wohlberg (Orthodox), Rachel Ain (Conservative) and Steve Gutow (Reconstructionist). Tuesday - 9:00pm Wednesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm

Rabbi Daniel Cohen Rabbi Daniel Cohen, author of What Will They Say About You When You're Gone?: Creating a Life of Legacy, discusses Jewish values and principles by which one can live in a way that will create a life and legacy of value. Wednesday - 9:00pm Thursday - 12:00am & 3:00pm, Saturday - 6:00pm

Rabbis Reflect On High Holidays Rabbis discuss the themes they believe are important to address in High Holiday sermons. With rabbis Chaim Steinmetz (Modern Orthodox), Lauren Grabelle Herrmann (Reconstructionist), and Marcelo Kormis (Conservative). Thursday - 9:00pm Wednesday - 12:00am & 3:00pm


Talmud Study with Rabbi Mordechai Becher Lessons of the week begin every Sunday at 9am & 9:30am ET

Shofar of Freedom The commandment to hear the Shofar, and how the Jewish Tradition links it to a call to “freedom." Today (Sunday) - 9:00am & 10:30pm Monday - 1:30am, Tuesday - 4:30am, 9:00am & 5:00pm and Wednesday - 7:00pm

The Binding of Isaac Talmudic insight into the story of "The Binding of Isaac," in a program entitled, "He Told You What?," is shared by Rabbi Mordechai Becher. Today (Sunday) - 9:30am Tuesday - 9:30am & 5:30pm and Thursday - 7:00pm

Jewish 101 - The Binding of Isaac The Akedah, "The Binding of Isaac," is for many the most troubling and misunderstood passage in the Torah. Hear why it was revolutionary and liberating for its time and how it remains a powerful message for our own time. Monday - 9:30am Friday - 10:15am

From the Aleph Bet - Hebrew For Rosh Hashanah Special Rosh Hashanah lesson of "From the Aleph-Bet" Friday - 11:00am

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Shaimos Genizah Burial

Sept 11-13 9:00-5:00 Chabad Chayil Construction Site 2601 NE 211 Terr Miami, FL 33180

$26 Per box suggested donation towards building fund Pay at and indicate in notes what its for Drop boxes outside preschool office

Holy items no longer being used that need to be buried include: Siddurs, Torah scrolls, Tefillin, Mezuzah scrolls, Tzitzit or Tallit fringes; Torah books and materials containing G‑d's name. Please note that Kippas, Audio or Video materials & Challah Covers do not need to be buried.

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Saturday Night, Sept 9 Farbrenegen at 12:00pm followed by Selichot at The Family Shul, 2601 NE 211 Terrace, Miami, FL 33180. M-F Selichot at 8:20, followed by Shacharit. Complete Schedule at (305) 770-1919 or

Register for the 42nd Annual MARJCC Maccabi Games

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The 42nd Annual MARJCC Hebraica Alex Halberstein Maccabi Games is an athletic event held yearly for Jewish families. It is an Olympic-style sporting competition featuring over 700 competitive games in 13 different sports, including basketball, swimming, track and field, golf, tennis, soccer, volleyball, flag football, chess, dominos, and more.

The opening ceremony will be on Sunday, November 12 at 6 PM at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center (MARJCC) located at 18900 NE 25th Avenue, North Miami Beach, FL


Honeymoon Israel 2024

Application deadline extended to September 28!

Couples at the Kotel

Imagine traveling through Israel with your partner and experiencing ancient Jewish traditions and history together. Honeymoon Israel (HMI) allows you to do exactly that!

On this nine-day trip, May 30-June 9, 2024, you will explore Israel in luxury with 19 other couples, learning about the country’s culture, beauty and society. In partnership with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, HMI helps young couples with at least one Jewish partner infuse Jewish life into their homes in a personal and meaningful way.

Reflecting on her trip with HMI, Camila Rolnick, noted, "HMI gave us a sense of belonging and community. It helped us find the spiritual aspect of our home and relationship that we didn't even know we were missing."


Fall into Health at the 2023 North Miami Beach Senior Health & Wellness Fair on 9/27


Fall into Health at the 2023 North Miami Beach Senior Health & Wellness Fair!

DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, September 27 from 9 am to 12:30 pm

LOCATION: McDonald Center, 17051 NE 19 Ave, North Miami Beach, FL 33162

ABOUT THE EVENT: FREE resources, health screenings, valuable medical, legal, financial, and health/well-being related information will be provided to empower attendees with the tools needed to take action to improve their lifestyle and address any mental, physical, and spiritual concerns for total health. The day includes tons of fun activities, including exercise, music, entertainment, raffles, pampering activities, and giveaways.



ShirAnit: Supporting mourners by preparing the shiva home

ShirAnit supports mourners completely free of cost.

We set up the shiva home by covering mirrors, providing low seats, Kaddish cards, sidurs, books on mourning, among other items.

Our mission is to lighten the load for all Jewish mourners, elevate the souls of the departed by providing opportunities to do mitzvot in their name, and enable friends and families of the mourner to focus on supporting the mourner.

Call us any time: +1 (305) 707-7724

Mezuzah Checking

Thursday, Sept 7 Chabad Chayil, 2601 NE 211 Terrace, Miami, FL 33180

A certified scribe will be visiting the community checking Mezuzas & Tefillin. He will only be with us for a few hours, so his time is limited. To make sure you reserve a spot to have yours checked, please call ahead. Prices are $10 per Mezuzah and $90 for Tefillin. Discounts & payment plans available to anyone that needs.

For more information and RSVP call (305) 770-1919 or visit

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