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2022-2023 upcoming events

 

 

You have a variety of opportunities to participate in our vibrant Jewish community in ways that are meaningful to you.

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ongoing programs

Family Programs and Events
Throughout 2022-2023
Connecting families with creative ways to celebrate Jewish life, traditions, and holidays.
Contact: Erika Simon | erika.simon@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.209.2616

Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) Programs
Throughout 2022-2023
Educational programs focusing on advocacy for Israel, combating antisemitism, and other key issues.

Contact: Josephine Gon | josephine.gon@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6686

Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI) Programs
Throughout 2022-2023
Teens can explore their Jewish identity through social/volunteer activities and educational events.
Contact: Peter Eckstein | peter.eckstein@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.209.2611

J.N. Somers Yad Hebrew School for Students with Differing Abilities
Yad is designed to ensure that students aged 4-22 who have varied needs receive a meaningful, engaging and individualized Jewish education. It is the only Sunday, Hebrew and Judaic school of its kind in Palm Beach County.
Contact: Wilma Turk | wilma.turk@jewishpalmbeach.org

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september 2022

Rosh Hashanah Meal Packing and Delivery
Friday, September 23, 2022
Prepare and deliver meals holiday meals and packages for local seniors and families to celebrate Rosh Hashanah.
Contact: Melissa Hudson | melissa.hudson@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6653


october 2022

Business & Professionals (B&P) Happy Hour
Wednesday, October 26, 2022
Drive Shack, West Palm Beach
Connect with local professionals to network, learn and create a unique impact for the good of our Jewish community
Contact: Sarah Rogers |
sarah.rogers@jewishpalmbeach.org  | 561.242.6633
Click here to register.

Sundays Together: A Jewish Community Experience
Sunday, October 30, 2022 at 9:30 a.m
Students in kindergarten through seventh grade and their families can enjoy a free, fun-filled day at the Palm Beach Zoo during Federation’s Friedman Commission for Jewish Education inaugural sessions of Sundays Together, a community-wide Jewish educational experience.
Contact: Robyn Hurvitz | robyn.hurvitz@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.209.2621
Click here to register.

november 2022

Sundays Together: A Jewish Community Experience
Sunday, November 6, 2022 at 9:30 a.m
Students in kindergarten through seventh grade and their families can enjoy a free, fun-filled day at the Palm Beach Zoo during Federation’s Friedman Commission for Jewish Education inaugural sessions of Sundays Together, a community-wide Jewish educational experience.
Contact: Robyn Hurvitz | robyn.hurvitz@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.209.2621
Click here to register.

8 Days, 8 Ways of Giving Back
Events throughout November and December 2022
Honor the miracle of lights by volunteering to help people in need, with opportunities throughout November and December.
Contact: Melissa Hudson | melissa.hudson@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6653

GivingTuesday
Tuesday, November 29, 2022
Our local Jewish community is coming together to make a difference on this international day of philanthropy. Join us by offering a helping hand to thousands of people in the Palm Beaches and beyond.

 

december 2022

King David Society Kickoff
Wednesday, December 7, 2022, at 4 p.m.
chair: Betsy R. Sheerr
location: The Colony Palm Beach
speaker: Aliza Kline, CEO of OneTable
Celebrate our impact with members of the King David Society, which welcomes donors who contribute $25,000 or more to Federation in 2023.
Contact: Hope Levin | hope.levin@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6632
With Gratitude: JCF Donor Appreciation Event
Thursday, December 15, 2022, at 5 p.m.
chairs: Sheryl Davidoff and Beth Wayne
location: Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County
speaker: Merle R. Saferstein, renowned author and educator
This event recognizes donors affiliated with the Jewish Community Foundation (JCF), including donors with funded endowments, donors who have made a legacy commitment to secure our community’s future and holders of Donor Advised Funds.
Contact: Elaine Aronoff | elaine.aronoff@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6661

 

january 2023

H. Irwin Levy Founders Event
Monday, January 9, 2023, at 4:30 p.m.
chairs: Richard A. Friedman, Peter May and Jonathan Tisch
location: Palm Beach Country Club
This annual event honors and celebrates our community’s most generous philanthropists who contribute extraordinary gifts of $50,000 or more to Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County in 2023, or who have established an endowment of $1 million or more.
Contact: Hope Levin | hope.levin@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6632

Business & Professionals (B&P) Happy Hour
Thursday, January 12, 2023
Seven Axes, Lake Worth
Connect with local professionals to network, learn and create a unique impact for the good of our Jewish community.
Contact: Sarah Rogers | sarah.rogers@jewishpalmbeach.org  | 561.242.6633

MLK Day of Service
Monday, January 16, 2023
Join together with our entire community for a day of volunteerism to honor the legacy and vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
Contact: Melissa Hudson | melissa.hudson@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6653

 

february 2023

The Lions’ Pride Event
Monday, February 6, 2023, at 11:30 a.m.
chairs: Sandra Bornstein and Karen Mandelbaum
location: Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
speaker: Samantha Ettus, bestselling author and entrepreneur
Show your Lion of Judah pride during this event, which welcomes women who give at the Lion of Judah level to any Jewish Federation in North America in 2023, or who have established a Lion of Judah Endowment in the Palm Beaches.
Contact: Rachel Berg | rachel.berg@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6612


march 2023

Celebrating Philanthropy: A Major Gifts Event
Sunday, March 5, 2023, at 5 p.m.
Jeanne Levy Community Leadership Award Recipient: Hope Silverman
Chairs: Lainey & Beryl Simonson
location: High Ridge Country Club
Join together to celebrate donors who contribute $10,000 or more to Federation in 2023, or who have established an endowment of $200,000 or more.
Contact: Traci Pincourt-Braun | traci.pincourt-braun@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6635

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april 2023

Passover Meal Packing and Delivery
Tuesday, April 4, 2023
Prepare and deliver meals holiday meals and packages for local seniors and families to celebrate Passover.
Contact: Melissa Hudson | melissa.hudson@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6653

Good Deeds Day
Sunday, April 16, 2023
Join friends and neighbors for this international day of service through community volunteer projects in the Palm Beaches.
Contact: Melissa Hudson | melissa.hudson@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6653

Israel@75 Community Mission
April 19-26, 2023
Travel to our Kehillah (community) away from home to commemorate Israel’s miraculous 75th year of independence. Register at jewishpb.org/israel75 by November 1 to secure your spot.
Contact: Ronit Chia | ronit.chia@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6630

 
IsraelDays Community Events
Throughout April and May 2023
Join a series of special events for Holocaust Remembrance Day, Israel’s Memorial Day and Israel’s Independence Day.
Contact: Marla Topiol | marla.topiol@jewishpalmbeach.org | 561.242.6629

may 2023

Business & Professionals (B&P) Happy Hour
Thursday, May 4, 2023
Connect with local professionals to network, learn and create a unique impact for the good of our Jewish community.
Contact: Sarah Rogers | sarah.rogers@jewishpalmbeach.org  | 561.242.6633

2023 Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 11, 2023
Celebrate everything our community has accomplished over the past year.

 

Event Guidelines During COVID-19

The following are Federation’s recommended guidelines as of August 29, 2022: 

For the health and safety of our guests and staff, we trust that attendees are vaccinated for COVID-19, have not tested positive in the last 72 hours, and are not experiencing any symptoms. We are a community that cares for one another and is considerate of everyone’s well-being. Despite these measures, please understand that in-person events carry some risk of contracting COVID-19.

Please do not attend or remain at the event if you are experiencing any symptoms. Federation closely monitors the continuously changing situation with COVID-19 and will adjust our event plans accordingly.