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may

Jewish American Heritage Month Virtual Events
Dates throughout May
Brought to you by the National Museum of American Jewish History 
Each week during Jewish American Heritage month, we’ll sit down virtually with some of our favorite historians and museum advisors (who happen to be leading scholars of American Jewish history) to find out how they’re doing and to learn how the Jewish community has faced and overcome crises throughout American history.
Click here to see all the events and participate

The Great Big Jewish Food Fest
May 19-28, times vary
Ten day, free online festival featuring a variety of workshops, conversations, happy hours, Shabbat dinners, and so much more over Zoom, Instagram and Facebook. We’ll also be unveiling a library of unique Anytime Content that can be experienced during the festival.  Features celebrity chefs, cookbook authors and culinary experts, including Michael Solomonov, Gail Simmons, Adeena Sussman, Michael Twitty and more.
Click here to see the full schedule and participate

Live Conversation with Jesse Eisenberg and Jonathan Jakubowicz
Thursday, May 21 at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Mandel JCC, in partnership with IFC Films and Mean Streets Management
Watch the newly released film Resistance, inspired by the true story of legendary mime Marcel Marceau and his efforts to save Holocaust orphans with the help of the French Resistance via your preferred on demand streaming service or other platform. Then, join Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches CEO Jesse Rosen for an exclusive conversation and Q&A with leading actor Jesse Eisenberg and writer/director Jonathan Jakubowicz to discuss the film.
Click here to register

Days of Gratitude
May 22-30
Brought to you by The Institute for Experiential Jewish Education
Take part in an international, week-long, daily expression of gratitude. Culminating on the Festival of Shavuot, this initiative is sharing daily updates, featuring a rotating menu of activities and prompts designed to help you and those around you share gratitude. You can do this on your own, among family and friends, within communities and organizations, and across the broader, global community. Each day we will focus our gratitude on a different question and explore ways to express it.
Click here for daily opportunities to express gratitude

Shabbat Service with Temple Beth Torah
Friday, May 22 at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Beth Torah, Wellington
Click here to participate; password is 216716

Havdalah with Temple Beth Torah
Saturday, May 23 at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Beth Torah, Wellington
Click here to participate; password is 542559

Limmud eFestival of Jewish Ideas 
Sunday, May 24 at 12 p.m.
Brought to you by Limmud North America 
Learn with Mayim Bialik, AZ State Represenative; Alma Hernandez, Author; Ariel Burger, Musician; Josh Warshawsky, former Watergate Prosecutor; and Legal Analyst Jill Wine-Banks and dozens more! Enjoy leading educators, thought-leaders and change-makers teaching about the most interesting Jewish ideas today.
Click here to see the full schedule and participate

Panel Discussion: History of LGBTQ Rights in the US & Israel
Tuesday, May 26 at 12:30 p.m.
Brought to you by A Wider Bridge
Take part in a moderated panel discussion featuring prominent American & Israeli LGBTQ activists. This talk will focus on the histories and struggles of the LGBTQ communities of the United States & Israel, looking at both our shared struggles and unique differences.
Click here to participate

Understanding Israel’s Political Entanglement: Third Time’s a Charm?
Tuesday, May 26 at 1 p.m.
Brought to you by American Friends of Hebrew University
Hear expert insights from Professor Reuven Hazan is the Chair in Israeli Democracy and Politics at the Hebrew University, and the first Israeli to be elected to the Executive Committee of the European Consortium for Political Research. A well-known authority on political science, his research analyzes democratic institutions and, in particular, Israeli democracy. With practical experience in politics as well, Prof. Hazan has served as advisor to Israel’s major political parties and to the Israeli parliament.
Click here to participate

Hobby Lobby and the Fake Dead Sea Scrolls, with Rabbi Alon 
Tuesday, May 26 at 3 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Beth Am
In 2009, the president of Hobby Lobby bought 16 Dead Sea Scrolls for the company’s Museum of the Bible in Washington, D.C. Recently, a study revealed that none of the scrolls in the museum are authentic. Explore the fascinating stories of the Dead Sea Scrolls’s discovery, purchases, publications, and forgery.
Click here to participate

Beyond Harry Potter, Twilight and The Hunger Games: The Ageless Appeal of Young Adult Lit
Tuesday, May 26 at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches
You’ve seen the movies, shows and probably read the books, but why? Whether fantasy, dystopian, or contemporary, Young Adult fiction undeniably appeals to adults just as much as it does to young adults. Regardless of age, we can’t get enough of “coming of age”. Join Debbie Zaken, award-winning Young Adult author, as she discusses her book Colliding Skies and explores why YA fiction has some of the most exciting and bold books out there.
Click here to participate

Partnership Live – Shavuot: Cooking Demos, Sharing Recipes and Traditions
Wednesday, May 27 at 1 p.m.
Brought to you by Jewish Federation’s Partnership2Gether
Join us for a Shavuot Cooking Show with Ofer Zafrani, Israel Partnership Chair, and other friends from our Partnership Region. Celebrate Shavuot as we share the recipes and traditions of this important holiday.
Click here to participate

Humans of Tel Aviv Photography Exhibition & Wine Reception
Wednesday, May 27 at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Jewish Federation’s Israel Program Center and Mandel JCC
You’re invited to a Humans of Tel Aviv Virtual Photography Exhibition and Wine Reception. Open a bottle of your favorite wine and join us via Zoom as we journey through the exhibition facilitated by Peter Eckstein, Director of Israel Programming for the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County, as he presents the photographs and the unique stories behind them.
Click here to participate

 

june

Digital Humanities and the Future of Holocaust Memory 
Monday, June 1 at 11 a.m.
Brought to you by American Friends of the Hebrew University
Join AFHU and the Hebrew University of Jerusalem’s Dr. Renana Keydar as we explore the future of Holocaust memory through the lens of the Digital Humanities, a field that explores the humanities using digital and computational methods to create new questions and approaches.
Click here to participate

Business & Professionals (B&P) Virtual Game Night
Tuesday, June 2 at 8 p.m.
Brought to you by Jewish Federation’s Business & Professionals
Show off your knowledge of Jewish culture and Israel during the first B&P Virtual Game Night! Get comfy, grab your favorite drink and put on your thinking cap for a fun way to connect with other Jewish professionals in our community.
Click here to register

Women’s Philanthropy Virtual Candle Lighting
Friday, June 5 at 6 p.m.
Brought to you by Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
More than ever, dedicated women in our community need to connect. Please join women and families in our community for a special Virtual Shabbat Candle Lighting. This will be an inspiring time of conversation and friendship as we welcome Shabbat together.
Click here to register; you will be send a link to participate after you register

Celebrate Israel Virtual Parade  
Sunday, June 7 at 1 p.m.
Brought to you by Jewish Community Relations Council of New York
A virtual version of the annual parade down 5th Avenue in New York City, join us online to thank all the healthcare, first responders and other frontline workers across the United States, in Israel and around the world.
Click here to learn more and watch live

Saving the Dead Sea
Thursday, June 11 at 2 p.m.
Brought to you by StandWithUs
The Dead Sea is dying, and the fight to revive the Dead Sea, one of Israel’s most treasured waters, is on. Join us for an exciting webinar with “The Dead Sea Revival Project” to discover more about how this wonder of the world is being saved.
Click here to participate

Federation 2020 Annual Meeting
Thursday, June 25 at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
Although we aren’t able to gather in person, we invite you to take part in a unique online celebration of the remarkable impact you’ve made with Federation over the past year.
Click here to learn more and register

 


recurring

Live Virtual Group Fitness
Days and times vary
Brought to you by Mandel JCC
Stay in shape with these live 30 minute workout classes.
Click here to see the schedule and participate

Bridge Club on Bridge Base Online
Sundays through Fridays; times vary.
Brought to you by Mandel JCC of the Palm Beaches
Open to all levels of players.
Click here to participate; you must register, then email bridge@jcconline.com to be added to the Mandel JCC games.

Daily Prayer Gathering
Sundays through Fridays at 10:30 a.m.
Brought to you by New Synagogue of Palm Beach
Join us for our daily prayer gathering led by Rabbi Barak Bar-Chaim.
Click here to participate or call (872) 240-3212 with access code 610-664-245#

Daily Minyan with Temple Torat Emet
Sundays-Thursdays at 5 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Torat Emet, Boynton Beach
Mincha Ma’ariv Minyan – Rabbi David Barnett.
Click here to participate

Online Classes: Melton School for Adult Jewish Learning
Mondays-Thursdays (times vary)
Brought to you by Federation’s Friedman Commission for Jewish Education (CJE)
The Melton School, implemented locally by Friedman CJE, is pleased to offer at no cost a selection of sessions from their extensive course library to learners.
Click here to see the class schedule and participate

Palm Beach Synagogue Online Services
Mondays at 8 a.m. and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m.
Brought to you by Palm Beach Synagogue
Click here to participate

Morning Minyan with Temple Judea
Mondays and Thursdays at 9:30 a.m.
Brought to you by Temple Judea, Palm Beach Gardens
Click here to participate

Judaism & Mindfulness Class
Mondays at 3:15 p.m.
Brought to you by New Synagogue of Palm Beach
During a very difficult and stressful time, take part in this Judaism and mindfulness class. Mindfulness practice enhances peace of mind, physical and psychological well-being, relationships, focus, creativity, and resilience. Beneficial to both beginners and more experienced mindfulness practitioners. Led by Deborah Steinberg Shimansky.
Click here to participate or call (872) 240-3212 with access code 610-664-245#

Coping With Our New Reality: Social Distancing Without Isolation
Mondays at 6 p.m.
Brought to you by Alpert Jewish Family Service
Licensed Psychologist Iris Kiner, Psy.D. and Alpert JFS Clinical Director Elaine Rotenberg, Ph.D. teach you coping skills, available resources and how to connect when feeling disconnected during this crisis.
Click here to register

Coping With Our New Reality: Parent Edition
Mondays at 8 p.m.
Brought to you by Alpert Jewish Family Service
Free weekly drop-in virtual discussion group/support session for parents who are navigating a new world: living, working and teaching from home. Connect with other people who are having similar experiences, and learn to identify coping skills for our “new normal.”
Click here to participate; the group will not meet on May 25. 

Foundations of Judaism Torah Class
Tuesdays at 12:15 p.m.
Brought to you by Palm Beach Synagogue
Join Rabbi Moshe Scheiner and explore the timeless messages of the Torah and how they relate to our contemporary lives.
Click here to participate

Impact Tuesdays: Conversations with Changemakers
Tuesdays at 10 a.m.
Brough to you by Jewish Women’s Foundation of the Greater Palm Beaches
Conversations & Q&A with grantees of the Jewish Women’s Foundation.
Click here to participate 

Ladies Discussion Group Chabad of Jupiter
Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.
Brought to you by Chabad of Jupiter
Personal growth & Kabbalah
Click here to participate 

Book of Psalms Class
Tuesdays & Thursdays at 11:15 a.m.
Brought to you by New Synagogue of Palm Beach
Our Sages teach us that in times of trials and tribulations, we recite Tehilim (Psalms). This class format will be studying a Psalm and then reciting it. Led by Rabbi Barak Bar-Chaim.
Click here to participate or call (872) 240-3212 with access code 610-664-245#

Family Survivors of Suicide (West Palm Beach Area)
Tuesdays at 5 p.m. (second and fourth Tuesday of each month)
Brought to you by Alpert Jewish Family Service
This support group for families who have lost a loved one to suicide offers participants the opportunity to process feelings, access relevant resources and learn about depression and other types of mental illness in a trusting group. Sessions will continue face-to-face once the stay-in-place order lifts.
Click here to register

Family Survivors of Suicide (Lake Worth Area)
Wednesdays at 5 p.m. (first and last Wednesdays of each month)
Brought to you by Alpert Jewish Family Service
This support group for families who have lost a loved one to suicide offers participants the opportunity to process feelings, access relevant resources and learn about depression and other types of mental illness in a trusting group. Sessions will continue face-to-face once the stay-in-place order lifts.
Click here to register

Jewpardy!
Wednesdays at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Federation’s Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI) with Jewish Student Union
All teens invited to pay Jewish-themed Jeopardy! A fun way to put your knowledge to the test and connect with friends.
Click here to participate

Domestic Abuse Support Group
Thursdays at 9 a.m.
Brought to you by Alpert Jewish Family Service
Led by Alpert JFS Domestic Abuse Program Director Sara Walsh, LCSW, victims and survivors of domestic abuse have the opportunity to connect those in similar situations, providing general support, coping skills while sheltering in place, and tips for emotional safety planning.
Click here to register

Hassidic Stories with Rabbi Brett
Thursdays at 2 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Beth Am, Jupiter
Hear some favorite stories from Rabbi Brett.
Click here to participate

Meditation with Jamie Spritzer
Thursdays at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Beth Am, Jupiter
Led by congregant Jamie Spritzer, this short session will allow you to take a break from the chaos of the week and find a few moments of inner peace.
Click here to participate

Got Shabbat with Cantor Alicia
Fridays at 9:30 a.m.
Brought to you by Temple Judea, Palm Beach Gardens
Calling all kids and the adults who love them! Join Cantor Alicia, Bubby and your friends for an early virtual Shabbat celebration.
Click here to participate

Jewish Family Addiction Support Group
Fridays at 12 p.m
Brought to you by Alpert Jewish Family Service
Are you coping with a loved one suffering from addiction? Join a conversation with other families going through similar situations to share your feelings and experiences in a safe space.
Click here to participate

Shabbat Worship with Temple Judea
Fridays at 6 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Judea, Palm Beach Gardens
Click here to participate

Reb on the Web
Fridays at 6 p.m.; Saturdays at 10 a.m. and 8:20 p.m.
Brought to you Temple Beth Kodesh, Boynton Beach 
Shabbat services and Havdalah with Rabbi Michael Simon
Click here for Fridays, click here for Saturday mornings, and click here for Saturday nights

Shabbat Evening Services with Temple Torat Emet
Fridays at 6 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Torat Emet, Boynton Beach
Led by Rabbi David Barnett
Click here to participate

Temple Beth Am Shabbat Service
Fridays at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Beth Am, Jupiter
Click here to participate

Friday Night Services with Temple B’nai Jacob
Fridays at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple B’nai Jacob of Wellington
Click here to participate

Temple Beth Torah Friday Night Shabbat Services
Fridays at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Beth Torah, Wellington
Click here to participate; password is 216716. You can also call in at (646) 558-8656.

Temple Beth David Friday Night Shabbat Services
Fridays at 7 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Beth David, Palm Beach Gardens
Click here to participate 

Temple Beth David Saturday Morning Shabbat Services
Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Brought to you by Temple Beth David, Palm Beach Gardens
Click here to participate 

Temple Judea Shabbat Morning Service & Torah Study
Saturdays at 9 a.m.
Brought to you by Temple Judea, Palm Beach Gardens
Click here to participate

Shabbat Morning Services with Temple Torat Emet
Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Brought to you by Temple Torat Emet, Boynton Beach
Led by Rabbi David Barnett.
Click here to participate

Havdalah with Temple Judea
Saturdays at 5:30 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Judea, Palm Beach Gardens
Click here to participate

Havdalah with Temple Beth Am
Saturdays at 6:30 p.m.
Brought to you by Temple Beth Am, Jupiter
Click here to participate

Havdalah with the Scheiner Family
Saturdays at 8:30 p.m.
Brought to you by Palm Beach Synagogue
Click here to participate