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Edie & David Chaifetz
Julie & Dr. Joshua Green
Bunny & Mort Skirboll
Esther & Robert Heller
Graci & Dennis McGillicuddy
Patti & David Wertheimer
Sponsorship Opportunities Available!
Contact Ilene Fox at 941.343.2111 or email@example.com
People Of The Book
Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7:00 pm
Riverview High School Auditorium - 1 Ram Way, Sarasota, FL
Featuring guest speaker:
Robert Edsel - Author, producer, founder and president of the Monuments Men Foundation. 'The Monuments Men' helped to recover the priceless works of art stolen by the nazis.
FREE with minimum gift of $36 (individual) or $72 (family) to the 2014 development efforts of The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.
Sponsorship opportunities are available! For more information contact Len Steinberg at 941.552.6301 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Kicking The Bucket List
INTEGRATED PLANNING SEMINAR
NOTICE: This event has been postponed until next season.
The Jewish Federation, Jerusalem Room,
580 McIntosh Road, Sarasota
Questions? Contact Jeremy Lisitza at 941.343.2113 or email@example.com.
TribeFest is an entertaining, interactive and educational celebration that will draw over 1,500 Jewish young adults (ages 22-45) from across North America.
TribeFest will reflect the vibrant setting of its host city, New Orleans, offering meaningful, fun, and top-quality content.
Through presentations by dynamic leaders in politics, entertainment, music, art, food, religion and other aspects of Jewish life, TribeFest will offer attendees many ways to connect to their own Judaism and how they see themselves as part of the community.
Contact Jessi Sheslow at 941.343.2109 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss the details.
Fifty Shades of J: Dinner & A Movie
Monday, March 17th
The Jewish Federation, 580 McIntosh Road, Sarasota
An opportunity for singles and couples to meet new and old friends.
(Ages 50’s - 70’s Welcome)
5:30 pm: Light Buffet
7:00 pm: Showing of God’s Neighbors
In conjunction with the Jewish Film Festival
Buffet reservations required.
No refunds after March 10th.
Questions? Contact Jeremy Lisitza 941.343.2113 or email@example.com
Club Fed Hits The Road
DALI MUSEUM: ANDY WARHOL EXHIBIT
Wednesday, March 19th • 8:45am - 3:30pm
$55 Per Person All Inclusive
• Docent Tour of Dali Museum Including Andy Warhol Exhibit
RSVP Required. No Refunds After March 7th.
Questions? Contact Jeremy Lisitza at 941.343.2113 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Business Networking Event
CALLING ALL JEWISH BUSINESS PROFESSIONALS!
MONDAY, MARCH 24TH
The Savory Street Café
411 N. Orange Avenue, Sarasota
$10 ADMISSION PAYABLE IN ADVANCE
Come, see what everybody’s talking about! Our last business networking event was such a smash success, we’re doing it again. Complimentary Hors D’oeuvres & Cash Bar. ENTER TO WIN An advertising media package in The Jewish News or a $25 gift certificate to The Savory Street Café.
RSVP BY MARCH 20TH: EMAIL email@example.com or CALL 941.552.6304.
SPACE IS LIMITED. RSVP IS A MUST.
Interfaith Passover Seder
Thursday, March 27, 2014 • 6:00 - 8:00 PM
MICHAEL’S ON EAST
Rabbi Howard Simon & Pastor Joey Mimbs
Cantor Marci Vitkus & Pastor Randy Burt
TICKETS: $36/adult $18/under 12
$540; includes 10 tickets
(10 tickets, prime seating and $180 deductible)
For more information, please contact Jessi Sheslow at 941.343.2109 or firstname.lastname@example.org
FREE HOLOCAUST WORKSHOP
FOR MIDDLE & HIGH SCHOOL EDUCATORS
MONDAY, MARCH 24: 6-9PM
CONSULTANT: Dr. Suzanne Vromen, Professor Emeritus of Sociology at Bard College
The Jewish Federation Campus, 580 McIntosh Rd, Sarasota
A light dinner will be served. Please bring your laptop or tablet!
Participants will be introduced to IWitness as an extension and complement of Echoes and Reflections through a hands-on lab session:
• Engage middle and high school students with compelling video testimonies from survivors, rescuers, and liberators
• Foster a knowledge and understanding of the Holocaust and its relevance to contemporary issues of prejudice and discrimination
• Engage students in multimedia activities that foster 21st century skills, multiliteracies including: digital literacy, critical literacy, and information literacy
• Lessons correlate to Common Core and ISTE National Education Technology Standards and align to FCAT strategies
• Receive Continuing Education credits (certificate provided)
QUESTIONS? Contact Orna Nissan at 941.552.6305 or email@example.com
Keyboard Conversations® Returns
American pianist Jeffrey Siegel’s concert-with-commentary format in which lively, captivating remarks precede virtuoso performances of piano masterpieces.
Tuesday, Apr. 1, 2014 - MISTRESSES & MASTERPIECES
Works of passion, love, and longing inspired by “significant others” in the lives of Brahms, Schumann, Chopin, and Liszt.
Questions? Contact Len Steinberg at 941.552.6301 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Art Confluence: Israel
March 13 - April 25, 2014
The Jewish Federation of Sarasota Manatee is collaborating with Art Center Sarasota in the area’s first exhibition showcasing art by emerging and established Israeli artists in different mediums such as painting, sculpture, photography, drawing, woodwork, video, jewelry and embroidery. Opening reception for the public on March 13, 5-7pm.
FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.artsarasota.org
April 2–April 27
Asolo Repertory Theatre
5555 North Tamiami Trail, Sarasota
This funny and moving masterpiece looks at how two outsiders find their way in the world today.
TIME MAGAZINE calls it: ”THE BEST PLAY OF 2012, HANDS DOWN.”
TO PURCHASE TICKETS: www.asolorep.org
Music Makes Community
A Celebration of Jewish Music for Sarasota-Manatee
Thursday, April 3, 2014 • 8:15 pm • Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall
Join us for Jewish music for the next generation sung by a community festival chorus and orchestra led by world famous choral director, Matthew Lazar and the Metropolitan Opera's Jason Stearns, featuring "The Sacred Service" of Ernest Bloch and interdenominational soloists performing selections from popular Broadway musicals. Sponsored by The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee.
FOR TICKETS VISIT www.VanWezel.org
THE PASSOVER SEDER SURVIVAL GUIDE
Friday, April 4
9:30-11:30am @ The Jewish Federation
Free; RSVP required.
A FREE, fun, and interactive session that will prepare parents who are new to Judaism to celebrate Passover in a meaningful way.
Questions? Contact Flora Oynick at 941.343.2114 or email@example.com
Havdalah on the Beach
SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014 ~ 7:00–8:30PM
Turtle Beach Pavilion, 8918 Midnight Pass Road
Join the community at the Turtle Beach Pavilion for an evening of music, dancing and family friendly fun! Together we will enjoy crafts, singing
and dessert as we observe Havdalah (a beautiful ceremony marking the end of Shabbat and the beginning of a new week). Free event; RSVP required
Questions? Contact Amber Ikeman at 941.343.2106 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Tampa Bay Rays: Jewish Heritage Day
Sunday, April 6 vs Texas Rangers
Join the Federations of Pinellas & Pasco and Sarasota-Manatee invite you to Jewish Heritage Day during opening weekend!
Receive a limited Rays Hweritage T-shirt by showing your ticket at the table (Section 122). While supplies last, sizes based on availability.
Press level tickets are $25 for groups of 10 or more. Contact Bob Windheim for group tickets at 727.825.3220.
Individual tickets are $35 with password 1shalom. Visit www.raysbaseball.com/jewishheritage
Voices of the Holocaust
Mon, April 28TH @ 7:30PM
Gloria Musicae collaborates with the Sarasota Jewish Chorale, Sarasota Young Voices, Booker High School Music & Dance Programs, Sarasota-Manatee Dance Alliance and the Chroma Quartet in this multimedia production. We celebrates the proud defiance of the human spirit in the face of adversity through this dramatic and poignant cantata.
Sponsored by: Clair Johnson, the Tourist Development Commission of Sarasota County and The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee
Sheridan Seyfried, Composer
Elizabeth Weil Bergmann, Choreographer
Joseph Holt, Artistic Director and Conductor