Kol HaLev in Boynton Beach will once again offer its Jewish Camp Afterschool program in-person after a year of only providing virtual classes. The synagogue will also continue offering virtual classes for the 2021-22 school year.
Among the more than 50 films that screened during this year’s fifth annual Judy Levis Krug Boca Raton Jewish Film Festival were ones that won prizes. The prize for the 2021 festival’s Best Feature was awarded to "The Good Traitor," while "Love It Was Not" won Best Documentary Film and the 14-minute Israeli drama "Only Bibi" walked away with the win for Best Short Film.
The Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County will host a virtual six-part series that explores the history and evolution of the Israel-Palestinian conflict led by Middle East strategic intelligence author Avi Melamed beginning on July 19.
South Florida Jewish leaders visited Israel on solidarity missions following the violence there. Groups included one consisting of rabbis from tri-county South Florida, and another of community leaders representing the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County.
Fifteen hours of interviews regarding 13 diplomats who saved hundreds of thousands of Jews and others during the Holocaust that are part of the 2011 documentary “The Rescuers,” are to be integrated into the University of Southern California’s Shoah Foundation’s Visual History Archive. The film was directed and produced by Michael King, and its executive director is Joyce D. Mandell, who lives in West Hartford, CT but has a second home in Boca Raton.
A group of representatives from Jewish federations across North America, including those from South Florida, visited Israel on a solidarity mission. The trip took place after last month's 11 days of violence that occurred in Israel and Gaza.
Beit Blumi Jewish Early Childhood Center in Boynton Beach presents its summer Grown Up & Me sensory class, "Popsicles on the Playground," for children ages six months to 3 years old on Tuesdays from June 15-July 20.
PJ Library in South Palm Beach County will host its "Sweet Summer Series" virtually for the second year in a row from June 16-Aug. 4. Local rabbis will read books virtually, while participants eat ice cream from their homes.