Spirituality, Culture and Learning

Local Synagogues Offering Virtual Worship Services

Many synagogues in our community are streaming online. We will continue to update this resource as more information becomes available.

Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center
Click here for online learning opportunities for parents (adult programming). 
Click here for online worship.

Bet Shira Conregation
Join Bet Shira for a daily minyan Monday - Friday at 8:30 am and Sunday mornings at 9:30 am. Click here for more information.
Livestream Shabbat services on Fridays at 6:30 pm and Saturday at 9:30 am are accessible here.
Join other members of your Jewish community at Parshat Hashavua class every Wednesday at 10 a.m. via Zoom.

Beth David Congregation
Visit BethDavidMiami.org for online learning. 

Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus
Virtual minyan weekday mornings at 8:30 am for prayer and spiritual nourishment. Click here to participate.

Conregation Dor Chadash
Tune in here every Friday at 7:30 pm for live Kabbalat Shabbat services. 

Temple Beth Am
Streaming services daily at 10:30 am. Click here to tune in.
Shabbat services streaming Fridays at 6:30 pm and Saturdays at 10:30 am click here to tune in.
Every Friday morning at 10:30 am, Temple Beth Am clergy will livestream a brief Shabbat service geared especially to young families, complete with songs, candles and blessings. Click on the event on the calendar here to see the service. 

Temple Beth Sholom
Click here for online Kabbalat Shabbat worship and learning.

Temple Emanu-El
A daily Facebook Live minyan on Rabbi Marc Philippe’s Facebook account.
Torah studies will be offered on Wednesdays at 6:30 pm via Zoom
Daily prayers are also available at and to welcome Shabbat.

Temple Israel of Greater Miami
Shabbat services livestreamed on Friday at 7:30 pm and Saturday at 10:10 am. Livestreaming on YouTube can be found here. Follow along for both services in Mishkan T’filah.
For more information, click here.

Temple Judea
For streaming services, click here.

Find Comfort and Solace

As the coronavirus crisis continues, the power of prayer can provide inspiration. It links us to G-d and one another. Here are some words that you can turn to for those in need of healing and hope.

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Jewish Mindfulness for Everyone

Jewish tradition offers rich, accessible, and time-tested resources to cope with moments like these. The Institute for Jewish Spirituality, which has pioneered the development and teaching of Jewish mindfulness practices for over 20 years, is offering a number of free resources to our community, including daily free mediation, yoga and Torah study. Click here for more.

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Cultural

Hillel@Home

A new way to connect with Hillel

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Social Distance and Chill

Enjoy the best of the Miami Jewish Film Festival from home

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Stay Culturally Engaged During the Coronavirus Crisis

The Sue and Leonard Miller Center for Contemporary Judaic Studies at the University of Miami invites you to stream a concert reading of The Soap Myth, a story that centers around the question: Did the Nazis make soap from the corpses of their murdered Jewish victims, and through the narrative, examines who has the right to write history. Critically acclaimed, emotional and thought-provoking, The Soap Myth will haunt viewers long after the final credits. Stream The Soap Myth here.

Shabbat in the Time of Coronavirus

Young adults celebrate Shabbat alone, TOGETHER

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JTA Seeking Life Stories of Covid-19 Victims

The Jewish Telegraphic Agency (JTA), in partnership with the Forward and local Jewish newspapers around the world, is memorializing those who die in the Covid-19 pandemic. If you’ve lost someone dear to you, JTA invites you to share his or her story. Click here to participate

Learn About Israel From an Israeli

Join weekly classes on all things Israel organized by Tamar Kolumbus, Greater Miami Jewish Federation community shlicha (emissary). Topics vary and often include news updates, politics and culture with special guests. For more information, click here or contact Tamar at tkolumbus@gmjf.org.

Get Culture!

For 145 years, the 92nd Street Y in New York City has provided groundbreaking programs in the performing and visual arts; literature and culture; adult and children’s education as well as talks on a huge range of topics. The 92nd Street Y has opened its digital archives and made its Jewish interest lecture series available here What an amazing opportunity to hear from Jewish scholars, experts, personalities, artists and more, including Elie Wiesel to Gloria Steinem, Ben Kingsley, Harold Kushner and more.

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Attend Alper JCC’s Virtual Book Fair

The Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center presents a virtual book festival, featuring interviews with leading authors. Watch discussions with John Grisham, Marlo Thomas, Brad Meltzer and others by clicking here.

Art Offerings Through MAR-JCC

The Michael-Ann Russell JCC is offering a variety of free visual arts classes for children and adults through its Facebook page. Log on and get creative!

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Learning

Jewish Learning for Seniors

United Jewish Generations offers online connections for seniors

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Grab a Cup of Coffee and Learn Online

The Florence Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning is offering free online classes via Zoom.

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Harvard University Offers Free Online Courses

Harvard University is offering dozens of free, self-paced online courses. From history-making women and 19th Century opera to entrepreneurship and contract law, there is something for everyone. Click here">

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Join HartmanSummer@Home

Join the Shalom Hartman Institute June 29 to July 23 for “All Together Now: Jewish Ideas for This Moment.” This unprecedented, month-long celebration of Jewish ideas will include over 50 of the Institute’s scholars from Israel and North America addressing important questions about citizenship, nationalism, democracy and the societies in which we live through virtual lectures, webinars, classes and study groups. All summer programs are being offered free of charge.

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Stay Informed in These Times of Upheaval

As our nation continues to battle racism, bigotry and anti-Semitism during this pandemic, staying involved and engaged is more important than ever. AJC, a global Jewish advocacy organization, is presenting Advocacy Anywhere, a platform that helps you engage with experts on current issues, including anti-Semitism, extremism, BDS and human rights for all people. Click here to view videos, hear briefings from leading figures and connect with timely content from wherever you are through your computer, tablet or smartphone.

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