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|Start:||Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 06:45PM|
|End:||Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013, 09:00PM|
Lecture with Dr. Tudor Parfitt and Lemba Leader Modreck Z. Maeresera Come learn about the Lemba Jews of Zimbabwe, which currently number about 150,000 in a country of 14 million people. They live among the predominant Shona tribe in southern Zimbabwe, and speak the language; however, they are actually Jews who have kept their practices secret. Cost: FREE
A Night at the Museum: A Celebration of the Pageantry of Purim of Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU
|Start:||Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, 06:30PM|
|End:||Tuesday, Feb. 26, 2013, 10:00PM|
We know you will want to be included in this exciting evening featuring delicious gourmet food and delightful music as we celebrate the partnership between the Museum and FIU, while sharing in a wonderful Jewish tradition. Sponsorships available at $25,000, $10,000 and $5,000. Individual seats are $300. Seating is limited. Call 786-972-3180 for additional information.
Kosher Chinese Cooking Demonstration and Tasting
|Start:||Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, 07:00PM|
|End:||Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, 09:00PM|
Chef Jessica Eliav of Marigold Catering will demonstrate techniques and share recipes and tastings of delicious Kosher Chinese dishes. Chef Eliav is an expert on ethnic cuisines and has worked in kitchens around the globe. Cost: Museum Members $20; Non-Members $36.
|Start:||Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013, 06:45PM|
|End:||Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013, 09:00PM|
Shanghai’s thriving community of Sephardic Jews, made up of emigrants from Baghdad via India since the middle of the 19th century, was enhanced when tens of thousands of Ashkenazi refugees fleeing Hitler found refuge in the 1930s and 40s. Hear the fascinating story of this community from Dr. Nathan Katz, an authority on Asian Jews, and Fred Ezekiel, a Miami Beach resident whose family migrated to Shanghai more than a hundred years ago.
Sephardic Beauty Queens, Lecture with Dr. Adriana Brodsky
|Start:||Sunday, Mar. 17, 2013, 02:00PM|
|End:||Sunday, Mar. 17, 2013, 04:00PM|
An expert on Sephardic life, Dr. Adriana Brodsky, Professor at St. Mary's College in Maryland, has done extensive research on Sephardic Beauty Queens. Come learn about the “Bess Myersons” of the world from this Buenos Aires native. Part of the FIU Latin American Jewry Series, a joint project of the Latin American and Caribbean Center and the Jewish Studies Program. Cost: Museum Members & FIU Faculty/Students free; Non-Members Free with paid admission.
|Start:||Thursday, Mar. 28, 2013, 10:00AM|
|End:||Thursday, Mar. 28, 2013, 11:30AM|
Miami Mosaic exhibit artist Inez Hollander will present her technique and motivation for her work in a personalized exploration of this exhibit for children ages 7-14. Art concepts such as profile, portrait, line, contrast and value will be introduced in the demonstration and exhibit tour. Following the tour, Hollander will lead a workshop for children to create their own works to take home, using a scratch art technique to mimic the Miami Neon Portraits in the exhibit.
|Start:||Monday, Apr. 8, 2013, 06:00PM|
|End:||Monday, Apr. 8, 2013, 09:00PM|
On Saturday morning, March 18, 1922 – two years after American women received the right to vote – Judith Kaplan, daughter of Rabbi Mordecai M. Kaplan, became the first American girl to mark her bat mitzvah during a public worship service.
|Start:||Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2013, 06:45PM|
|End:||Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2013, 09:00PM|
Join the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU on Wednesday, April 10 at 6:45 p.m. to hear Professor Xu Xin lecture about the Jews of Kaifeng, China. Growing up in China, the Professor says he never was told there were Jews in the country and had not met a Jew until he was an adult. Listen and learn as Professor Xu Xin shares his academic adventure in uncovering the history, culture and religion of Jews in China.
|Start:||Thursday, Apr. 11, 2013, 07:00PM|
|End:||Thursday, Apr. 11, 2013, 08:00PM|
Join Miami Mosaic artist Inez Hollander for a special “behind the canvas” look at her unique drawing technique. Hollander will give a short talk on the inspiration and development of her personal and colorful work followed by a live drawing demonstration, highlighting the technique used in many of the portraits in the exhibit.
|Start:||Thursday, Apr. 18, 2013, 07:00PM|
|End:||Thursday, Apr. 18, 2013, 08:30PM|
Miami Mosaic brings us the faces of our diverse city, but only a select few have the pleasure of working one-on-one with the crème de la crème of Miami’s socialites. Come enjoy conversation and coffee with famed publicist, Charlie Cinnamon.
|Start:||Sunday, Apr. 21, 2013, 03:00PM|
|End:||Sunday, Apr. 21, 2013, 05:00PM|
The Annual Breaking the Glass Ceiling Award Ceremony will honor five remarkable women who have been successful in fields generally dominated by men.
|Start:||Sunday, Apr. 28, 2013, 02:00PM|
|End:||Sunday, Apr. 28, 2013, 04:00PM|
In partnership with PJ Library, Family Day will feature a story time that accents special people in our place we call “home,” that create what we call “community.” Join us as we explore these themes with a variety of art activities. Geared for ages 2-10; parents welcome.
|Start:||Sunday, May. 5, 2013, 02:00PM|
|End:||Sunday, May. 5, 2013, 04:00PM|
Initiated by JMOF, this year’s national theme focuses on American Jews in Entertainment. Enlightening presentations by Professor Stephen Whitfield of Brandeis University and Marcia Jo Zerivitz, founding executive director of JMOF, will explore how just two percent of the population has had such a huge impact upon the nation's popular culture.
|Start:||Friday, May. 10, 2013, 01:00PM|
|End:||Friday, May. 10, 2013, 03:00PM|
Judge Juergen Maruhn's lecture will explore the German judicial system during Adolf Hilter's reign and how it allowed decisions to be made contrary to moral and natural law.
SPECIAL NOTICE: MUSEUM GALLERIES CLOSED 5/15 & 5/16
|Start:||Thursday, May. 16, 2013, 10:00AM|
|End:||Thursday, May. 16, 2013, 05:00PM|
Please note, the Museum's Galleries will be closed on Wednesday, May 15 and Thursday, May 16. The Galleries will open for regular business hours on Friday, May 17, from 10 AM to 5 PM. For questions, call 305-672-5044.
|Start:||Monday, May. 20, 2013, 06:00PM|
|End:||Monday, May. 20, 2013, 09:00PM|
The tropical mystique animates the fertile imagination of Carol Fryd, whose captivating artworks of Miami and its cultural intersections meld the human figure with fabulous flora and fruit.