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Friends of Celebrate Israel @ 75

Our pride in Israel grows as we edge closer to her 75th anniversary.  Celebrate Israel @ 75 is seeking donations of $75 towards the community celebration on March 26, 2023.   Blessed with a matching gift by an anonymous donor, your support of this event doubles in value immediately.   Be among those who are helping put on a very fitting and memorable event.

 

Click HERE to become a Friend of Celebrate Israel @ 75

Friends of Celebrate Israel @ 75 will be listed in the Federation Star

 

SPONSORS: Click HERE for more information


 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Please click here to become a Patron and buy tickets
 
If you become a Patron by December 25, you will be acknowledged in the
February 2023 Federation Star.

 

Please register for upcoming programs.

Scroll down, down, down!

 

For any program question,

please email Renee HERE.

 

To read the November 28 eblast, click here.

To read the November 21 eblast, click here.

To read the November 14 eblast, click here.

 

To read the PJ Library November eblast, click here.

 


 

 

 

 

 

Upcoming Programs

 


 

Jewish Book Festival

 

By the Grace of the Game

by Daniel Grunfeld

 

Wednesday, November 30

12:00 pm ET, on Zoom 

 

This event is sponsored by Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center



For more information on the Jewish Book Festival, click here.

To become a Patron or buy individual tickets at $18, click here.

The Zoom link will go out 2 hours prior to the start of each event.

Jewish Book Festival

 

Monday, December 5

7:00 pm ET, on Zoom 

and In-Person at Beth Tikvah

 

The Letters Project: A Daughter's Journey

by Eleanor Reissa

 

This event is sponsored by 

Beth Tikvah

and 

Ginsberg Eye Opthalmology

 

For more information on the Jewish Book Festival, click here.

To become a Patron or buy individual tickets at $18, click here.

The Zoom link will go out 2 hours prior to the start of each event.

Celebrations Around The World

 

Free community event

Thursday, December 8

5-8 pm

Inside the Galleria Shoppes at Vanderbilt

 

Vendor booths showcasing different holiday traditions

Live music and performances

Food trucks

 

Come visit Jewish Federation of Greater Naples,

PJ Library and BBYO tables.

Singles Social Group

 

Members of Jewish Federation of Greater Naples, 

MCA and WCA 

singles are invited.

 

Come meet new friends!

 

 

Date:   Tuesday, Dec. 6

Location: Maguro Sushi and Steakhouse

Cocktails at 4:30 pm

Hibachi Dinner at 5:30 pm

 

Register HERE

 

Menu can be found here:https://magurosteakhouse.com/menu/

 

Pay for what you order. 

If you want to attend and are not a member, please contact Renee here.

 

JCMI & JFGN presents

 

Jewish Film Festival

Farewell Mr. Haffmann

 

Sunday, December 11, 2022

 

Film 2:00 PM

 

Reception Following the Film

 

Jewish Congregation of Marco Island

991 Winterberry Dr., Marco Island

 

Occupied Paris, 1941: all members of the Jewish community are instructed to come forward and identify themselves to authorities. Dedicated jeweler Joseph Haffmann, fearing the worst, arranges for his family to flee the city. His employee François Mercier and wife move in to the Haffmann home, the agreement turns into a Faustian bargain, one that will forever change the fate of all. 116 Minutes 

 

To buy single tickets or series tickets, call JCMI with your credit card: 239-642-0800

Jewish Genealogy
 
Tuesday, December 13
1:00-2:30 pm EDT, Zoom
Send your RSVP for Zoom link to
Arthur Sissman genresearch13@yahoo.com
 
Topic: Productivity and Efficiency in Genealogy Research - What, Where, How
Successful and efficient genealogical research involves knowing how to use your computer to your advantage. This meeting is designed to answer your questions about “stuff” that genealogists don’t talk about and learn about by happenstance!? 

Jewish Book Festival

 

Thursday, December 15

7:00 pm ET, on Zoom 

 

 

Big TIme

by Jen Spyra

 

This event is sponsored by Jewish National Fund-USA

 

 

For more information on the Jewish Book Festival, click here.

To become a Patron or buy individual tickets at $18, click here.

The Zoom link will go out 2 hours prior to the start of each event.

 

FOURTEENTH ANNUAL MARCO ISLAND COMMUNITY CHANUKAH CELEBRATION

 

 

SUNDAY, December 18

5:30 PM

 

Jewish Congregation of Marco Island

991 Winterberry Drive Marco Island, FL 34145

Join us for a Candle Lighting Ceremony and fun!

 

 

Sponsored by JCMI and Jewish Federation of Greater Naples

 

Community Wide Chanukah Celebration

 

Wednesday, December 21, 2022

 

5:00-6:00 pm

 

Mercato on the Lawn

 

 

Music

Entertainment

Latkes and Sufganiyote for sale by Chef Dalia

 

 

Register  HERE

for this free event, so we can plan accordingly.

 

Jewish Book Festival

 

Bagels, Schmears, and a Nice Piece of Fish: A Whole Brunch of Recipes to Make at Home

by Cathy Barrow 

 

Wednesday, January 4

 12:00 pm ET, on Zoom and at Temple Shalom

Brunch is sold out at Temple Shalom.

You can still view on Zoom!

 

This event is exclusively sponsored by Women's Cultural Allaince



For more information on the Jewish Book Festival, click here.

To become a Patron or buy individual tickets at $36, click here.

The Zoom link will go out 2 hours prior to the start of each event.

Catholic-Jewish Dialogue

 

Sunday, January 8th, 2:30 PM

 

"Sin, Restitution and Guilt"

Presenters are Rabbi Mark Gross of JCMI and Fr. George Ratzmann of St. William

 

Location: Pulte Family Life Center at St. John the Evangelist Catholic

Church 625 111th Ave. N. Naples 34109

 

Everyone is invited to attend.

Light refreshments will be served, so please RSVP here

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

 

Come walk with us on Monday, Jan. 16

Meet at 10 am and the parade starts at 11 am.

Celebrate and Remember

Free admission for all

 

Please email HERE to let us know you will walk with us.

Annual Naples Klezmer Revival Band Concert

 

Tuesday, January 31

 

6:00-7:15 pm

 

South Regional Library, 8065 Lely Cultural Parkway

 

Free event

 

In January, reserve your free tickets here https://collierlibrary.evanced.info/signup/Calendar?nomobile=1&ag=842

 

Support the event!

Reserve your seat and become a Patron. Patron tickets are $50 each.

Be a Patron today! Click here.

 

Celebrate Israel @ 75

 

Sunday, March 26

11:30-1:30 pm

 

at the

Jewish Federation of Greater Naples

Nina Iser Jewish Cultural Center

 

Free event for all!

 

For security purposes and planning purposes,

please pre-register HERE

 

 

 

Our pride in Israel grows as we edge closer to her 75th anniversary.  Celebrate Israel @ 75 is seeking donations of $75 towards the community celebration.

Click HERE to become a Friend of Celebrate Israel @ 75

Friends of Celebrate Israel @ 75 will be listed in the Federation Star

SPONSORS: Click HERE for more information

The Jewish Federation of Greater Naples offers a variety of programs.

There are art lessons, books discussions, movie discussions, speakers and more.

We have a wide variety of programs.

Please consider donating towards programming.

 

Click here to make a donation.

 


 

COMMUNITY CALENDAR

Nov

28

JCMI Bingo

Melissa Kalloo 991 Winterberry Drive
Marco Island, FL 34145

Nov

29

Hol Msm Nelson Lecture Series #2 - “Bill Spira – Portrait of a Survivor”

Holocaust Museum & Cohen Education Center 975 Imperial Golf Course Blvd.
Naples, FL 34110