The Rabbi Norman Mussman Cultural Arts Department’s goal is to bring quality cultural arts programming for all ages to the MAR-JCC and work collaboratively with other JCC departments to maximize opportunities for all segments of our community to enjoy our many offerings including theatre, literary, music, cinema performances, and Jewish educational lectures and seminars.
A free Series presented by the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in partnership with several partnering Sponsoring Organizations including Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus, Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (Miami), Chabad Chayil, Miskan Miami of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Russian Chabad Center, Temple Sinai of North Dade, and WIZO. It is developed through the auspices of The Jewish Book Council.
The Series features authors on national tour, whose recently published books are of interest to the Jewish community, as well as the general community.
THIS SEASON’S AUTHORS:
January 9, 8pm| Naomi Levy | Einstein and the Rabbi
February 7, 1pm | Sonia Taitz | Great with Child
February 20, 7:30pm | Sana Krasikov | The Patriots
March 6, 7:30pm | Jessica Keener | Strangers in Budapest
March 8, 7:30pm | Aaron Raskin | Thank You G-d for Making Me a Woman
March 26, 7:30pm | David Dalin | Jewish Justices of the Supreme Court, from Brandeis to Kagan
Alternating Wednesdays through March 2018, 1-2:15pm
Local rabbis, community leaders, and community educators review books of Jewish interest that may touch upon Jewish history, culture, and values: offering greater insight into the Jewish experience.
January 10 | Simcha Gottlieb & Frumma Rosenberg-Gottlieb | Awesome Aging
January 24 | TBD
February 7 | Sonia Taitz | Great with Child
February 21 | Rabbi Azlman Mochkin | Early Years by Elkanah Shmotkin
March 7 | Rhoda Sigman | Hitler in Los Angeles by Steven J. Ross
March 21 | Rabbi Mario Roijzman | No Room for Small Dreams by Shimon Peres
Friday, January 5, 1pm | @ JCAT stage – Stafman Lounge
A complimentary concert by one of the premier Jewish a cappella groups in the United States. American pop, contemporary Israeli songs, and Jewish liturgical music will be included in the repertoire of this performing group comprised of more than one dozen singers from The University of Pennsylvania.