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UPCOMING EVENTS

 

While this year looks much different, you have a variety of opportunities to participate in our vibrant Jewish community in ways that are meaningful to you.


All events listed here are virtual unless otherwise noted. All information subject to change. Please check this page frequently throughout the year for updated details.

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ongoing programs


Family Programs and Events
Events throughout 2020-2021
We are connecting families with creative ways to celebrate Jewish life, traditions and holidays. Start connecting today.
Contact: Amy Bergman | amy.bergman@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.209.2608

Melton School of Adult Jewish Learning
Classes from November 2020 – February 2021
Find meaning behind the texts at the root of Judaism. Choose from these 3 internationally known courses, taught by local instructors. Click here for class descriptions, schedules and registration.

Contact: Amy Gordon | amy.gordon@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6680

Jewish Community Relations Council Advocacy Programs
Dates through May 2021
Inclusive and educational programs throughout the year focusing on combatting antisemitism and hatred, advocacy for Israel, and other issues of the Jewish community.
Contact: Josephine Gon | josephine.gon@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6686

december 2020

#GivingTuesday
Tuesday, December 1 – All Day
International day of philanthropy and social action aimed at supporting your community and making a better world. 
Click here to start making a difference today.

8 Days, 8 Ways of Giving Back
Volunteer Events throughout December 2020
Virtual and contactless volunteer service opportunities leading up to, and including Hanukkah, to support community members in need.
Learn more at jewishvolunteer.org.
Contact: Melissa Hudson | melissa.hudson@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6653

Third Annual H. Irwin Levy Founders Event
Tuesday, December 1 at 7 p.m.
Honorees: Linda & Ray Golden
Honorary Chairs: Sondra & David S. Mack
Chair: Stacey K. Levy
Annual event celebrating philanthropists who contribute $50,000 or more to Federation. Includes a special performance from Broadway stars customized for Jewish Palm Beach’s leading donors.
Click here to learn more and register.
Contact: Hope Levin | hope.levin@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6632

Community Hanukkah Celebration
Sunday, December 13 at 5 p.m.
Our community is invited to light candles together with us virtually. Registration details coming soon.
Contact: Peter Eckstein | peter.eckstein@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.209.2611

Lights & Laughter: Campaign Kickoff
Wednesday, December 16 at 6 p.m.
Chairs: Brian Seymour and Ronda Starr
Minimum Gift: $365 | $180 for Young Adults
Our entire community is invited to celebrate the seventh night of Hanukkah with an evening of entertainment provided by comedian, impressionist and actor Kevin Pollak.
Click here to learn more and register.

january 2021


The Lions’ Pride Event
Tuesday, January 12 at 10 a.m.
Chairs: Sandra Bornstein, Cynthia Hirsch & Helene Kaplan

This celebration welcomes women who give at the Lion of Judah level to any Jewish Federation in North America in 2021, or have established a Lion of Judah Endowment in the Palm Beaches. Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz (Little White Lie) will share the powerful story of her unusual upbringing and unique racial identity.
Contact: Rachel Berg | rachel.berg@jewishpalmbeach.org| 561.242.6612

Shared Legacies
Thursday, January 14 at 7:30 p.m.

This collaborative program between the Jewish Community Relations Council and the Mandel JCC features a panel discussion about the film Shared Legacies with the film’s director, Shari Rogers. The film focuses on the often forgotten story of the relationship between the Jewish and African-American communities during the Civil Rights Movement. This event is offered in our community to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King.
Contact: Josephine Gon | josephine.gon@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6686

MLK Day of Service
Monday, January 18 – All Day
Join in a community day of service to honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Volunteer opportunities will range from virtual to contactless, followed by a virtual program to commemorate Dr. King’s vision of diversity and equality.
Learn more at jewishvolunteer.org.
Contact: Melissa Hudson | melissa.hudson@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6653

Humans of the Holocaust: Photo Exhibit
World Premiere Wednesday, January 27– 7 p.m.

Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day with Humans of the Holocaust photo exhibition, highlighting inspiring stories of how the human spirit overcame the ultimate darkness of the Shoah. Artist Erez Kaganovitz, creator of the world-renowned Humans of Tel Aviv exhibition, will lead discussions.
Contact: Peter Eckstein | peter.eckstein@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.209.2611

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march 2021


Author Discussion: Yossi Klein Halevi
Wednesday, March 3 – Time TBD
Take part in a fascinating discussion with New York Times bestselling author and Israeli commentator Yossi Klein Halevi. This is a thank you event for all donors to the 2021 Annual Campaign.
Contact: Melanie Goldsobel | melanie.goldsobel@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6642

Celebrating Philanthropy: A Major Gifts Event
Wednesday, March 17 – 7 p.m

Honoree: Samuel D. Liebovich
Honorary Chair: Robert M. Beren
Chairs: Marilyn & Bruce Alexander, Sheryl & Dr. Tommy Davidoff
This celebration will recognize donors who contribute $10,000 or more to Federation in 2021, or who have established an endowment of $200,000 or more. Jonah Platt (Wicked, NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live) will provide an exclusive performance and remarks.
Contact: Sarah Rogers | sarah.rogers@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6633


Homebound Mitzvah Program: Passover
March 25 & 26
Help assemble kosher meals and holiday items for local homebound seniors to enjoy Passover.

Learn more at jewishvolunteer.org
Contact: Melissa Hudson | melissa.hudson@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6653

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april 2021


IsraelDays Community Events
Dates throughout April
Join discussions, ceremonies and celebrations for Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israel’s Memorial Day and Israel’s Independence Day.
Contact: Peter Eckstein | peter.eckstein@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.209.2611

Good Deeds Day
Sunday, April 11
Participate in an international day of service through community volunteer projects in the Palm Beaches.
Learn more at jewishvolunteer.org.
Contact: Melissa Hudson | melissa.hudson@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6653

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may 2021


LIFE & LEGACY® Year 4 Celebration
Spring 2021
Chair: Samuel D. Liebovich
A community celebration to honor and thank participants in the LIFE & LEGACY program throughout the Palm Beaches
Contact: Elaine Aronoff | elaine.aronoff@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6661

2021 Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 6
Celebrate our community’s accomplishments during 2021.
Contact: Melanie Goldsobel | melanie.goldsobel@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6642

 

All information subject to change. Please check jewishpalmbeach.org throughout the year for updated details.