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Newsletter for members of the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU Volume XXVIIII | Number 3 | September 2016

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Chairman’s Message HISTORY IS MADE EVERY DAY! I was born in New York and moved to South Florida in 1966. My family roots trace back here to early Jewish pioneers, the Safer family of Jacksonville and Gainesville and the Schulman family of Tampa. I am a part of Florida Jewish History. Many Jewish families have been living in the Sunshine State for generations, but so many others come to Florida every day from various parts of the country and throughout the world. They too are a part of Florida Jewish History! And it is the mission of the Museum to document this history that is being made every day. As I stated in my first message as Chair for the JMOF-FIU Advisory Board: This Museum is a window to the past, a mirror of the present, and a guide for the future. Through our robust programs, insightful exhibitions and educational tours, we are passing down these lessons from generation to generation! I am, once again, calling on all of us to work together to raise and donate funding for this museum — for now and for the future — so that our grandchildren will be able to bring their children to the Museum, learn from our history, and begin to write their own chapter. Together, let’s make history by saving history! Sincerely, Kenneth M. Bloom Chairman of the Board

Table of Contents Chairman’s Message..................................................................................................2 Keys to the Collection..................................................................................................3 Cover Story—Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean.................................................4-5 Exhibition—Hot Couture: Florida Jews on the Fashion Scene...................................6 Education—Teen Docents, Writing Contest, Professional Development....................7 Happenings.............................................................................................................8 Exhibition—In Thy Tent...............................................................................................9 Events..................................................................................................................10-11 Membership........................................................................................................12-13 Supporters..........................................................................................................14-15 Memorials and Tributes.............................................................................................16 Volunteers and Heritage Society................................................................................17 Museum Information and Coming Soon..................................................................18 Tiles Image: MOSAIC photo: Felix Glickstein on alligator in Jacksonville, 1916. Cover Image: Wyatt Gallery, Torah, St. Thomas Synagogue USVI, St. Thomas, USVI 1796/1833, 21.6 x 26 in., Pigment Ink Print, Edition of 10. 2

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JMOF-FIU Leadership ADVISORY BOARD OFFICERS Chair Kenneth M. Bloom, Coral Gables Vice-Chairs Isabel Bernfeld Anderson, Miami Beach Paul Drucker, Boca Raton Elliot N. Stone, Miami Treasurer Boris Rosen, Surfside Secretary Jonathan Macy, Bay Harbor Islands Advisory Board Members Ellie Aibel, Coral Gables Elaine Bloom, Miami Beach Stephen Fain, Tamarac Frank Futernick, Miami Frances Gaynor, Pinecrest Ira D. Giller, Miami Beach Leslie Jay Gross, Miami Norman Levine, North Miami Beach Allen Levitt, Coral Gables Gwen Margolis, Aventura Joseph W. Pallot, Miami Daniel Weiss, Miami Beach Leonard A. Wien, Miami Beach Judith Wurtman, Miami Beach PAST PRESIDENTS W. James Orovitz (deceased) – MOSAIC Founding President Maynard Abrams (deceased) Helene Herskowitz, Delray Beach Sandra Angel Malamud, Sarasota Norman M. Giller (deceased) – Museum Founding President Norman Levine, North Miami Beach Helene S. Dubbin, Miami Ira D. Giller, Miami Beach Leonard A. Wien, Miami Beach Linda B. Zilber, Bay Harbor Islands Elliot Stone, Miami HONORARY COUNCIL MEMBERS David Adler, Miami Beach Harold Aibel, Coral Gables Sheldon Anderson, Miami Jerry Blank, Sun Valley, Idaho Betty Cooper, Miami Beach Michael Dribin, Miami Beach Helene S. Dubbin, Miami Murray H. Dubbin, Miami Samuel J. Dubbin, Miami Harvey J. Feld, Tampa George Feldenkreis, Miami

Mikki & Morris Futernick, Coconut Grove Jeffrey Gilbert, Miami Beach Jane Goodman, Miami Beach Sonya Rabin Greenfield, Miami Nicki Englander Grossman, Hollywood Judy Gilbert-Gould, Miami Daniel F. Herz, Plantation Lewis M. Kanner, Coral Gables Betsy Kaplan, Miami Justice Gerald Kogan, Miami Jack H. Levine, Miami Morris D. Levitt, Coconut Grove Alan Levy, Ft. Lauderdale Saundra D. Lieber, Aventura Norman Lipoff, Miami Hannah Lipton, Aventura Hazel M. Mack, Jacksonville Julian Meitin, Orlando Avis Lee Neiman, Miami Jonathan Nelson, North Miami Norma Jean Ober Stone, Coral Gables Michael Orovitz, Bay Harbor Islands Doris C. Rosenblatt, Tampa Lina Zargar Samimy, Coral Gables Gloria G. Scharlin, Coral Gables Shirlee Segall Schiller, Miami Beach Louis Schneider, Port St. Lucie Gerald K. Schwartz, Miami Beach Norman Schwartz, North Miami Beach Teddi B. Segal, Hendersonville, NC Tamra Sheffman, Miami Beach Gary P. Simon, Miami Marilyn K. Solomon, Coconut Grove Jean Soman, Miami Stanley G. Tate, Bay Harbor Islands Jackie & Bob Traurig, Coconut Grove Linda Widrich Weitz, Miami Beach Pauline Winick, Miami Beach Sharyn Wittner, St. Petersburg Linda B. Zilber, Bay Harbor Islands EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & CHIEF CURATOR Jo Ann Arnowitz FOUNDING EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR Marcia Jo Zerivitz, L.H.D




Offering an inside peek at JMOF-FIU’s vast collections From the Collections of the Jewish Museum of Florida, originated by Marcia Jo Zerivitz, L.H.D., Founding Executive Director.

Featuring artifacts related to the Jewish High Holidays.

New Year's card, 1909. Pictured are Betty Kopelovich (right) and her brother Jack, who came to Gainesville in 1932. Gift of the late Sam Proctor of Gainesville

Happy New Year postcard from the Halpern family to the Holtsberg family in Key West, 1912. Gift of Henry Green, Miami

Sephardi Machzor (prayerbook) for Rosh Hashanah from Istanbul, published in Vienna in the Hebrew calendar year of 5650 (1890 in the Gregorian calendar). Gift of Ilan Delareya, Miami Beach

Rosh Hashanah Service in Reims, France, 1944. This photograph was taken by combat photographer 1st Lieutenant Norman Elson of Miami. On the reverse was written: “The four freedoms return once more to liberated France, and the same GIs that fought for them enjoy the freedom of worship in a country that was only a short time previously under Nazi domination. Jewish soldiers commemorate the Jewish New Year at services in the synagogue of Reims, France.” Gift of Norman Elson, Miami It’s important to remember that the museum would not have its extensive collection if it weren’t for so many of you who have graciously donated your family’s memorabilia to be preserved and available for future generations. To add items about the past and current Florida Jewish experience to the museum’s collection, please contact the Curatorial Department 786-972-3166. Learn more about our latest Keys to the Collection

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JewishTreasures OF THE CARIBBEAN Documenting The Oldest Jewish Sites Of The Western Hemisphere

by Wyatt Gallery

September 20 – December 11, 2016 (Members’ Preview With the Artist: Monday, September 19, 2016)


his exhibition captures the little-known history of the Sephardic Jews of the Caribbean, as seen through photographs of the remaining historic sites in Barbados, Curaçao, Jamaica, Nevis,

St. Croix, St. Thomas, St. Eustatius and Suriname. These Jewish communities date back to the early 1600s and are home to the oldest synagogues and Jewish cemeteries in the Western hemisphere. While these historic communities now face extinction, these modern day treasures beautifully exemplify the strength of the Jewish people, as well as the surprisingly diverse cultural history of the Caribbean.

HISTORY In the 1600s, the West Indies became a place of salvation for Sephardic Jews who had fled to Amsterdam and Brazil after the Spanish and Portuguese Inquisitions. La Nación, as these Jews were called, were fundamental in shaping the early Caribbean economy through their unique knowledge of sugar cane cultivation, agriculture and an expansive network of trade. Some Jews also joined the pirates controlling the Caribbean seas, and later became influential politicians, plantation owners and bankers to the American colonies. While creating financial success for the European powers, the Sephardic Jews managed to prosper and keep their culture, religion, and customs alive — which led to the continuation and support of Judaism throughout the Americas. Once home to thousands of Sephardic Jews, only five synagogues remain and almost half of the original cemeteries are either falling apart, or have been lost to natural disasters, vandalism, pollution and the elements of time. The few historic landmarks still in use are little known gems of the Caribbean and invaluable landmarks in the Jewish history of survival. Through these photographs, we witness the legacy of Judaism and a rarely explored facet of Caribbean history. 4

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ABOUT THE ARTIST Wyatt Gallery received his BFA in photography at the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University in 1997. In 1998, Wyatt received a Rosenberg grant and traveled the Caribbean, photographing spiritual sites for nine months. After spending a month in Trinidad, he knew he wanted to live there and he returned months later on a Fulbright Fellowship and spent two years photographing the diverse cultural history of Trinidad as seen through its religious sites, landscapes,

people and their homes. Gallery has received numerous awards and his work has been widely published in books and magazines such as Esquire, The New York Times and Mother Jones. His photographs have been exhibited throughout the world and are in major private and public collections such as the Museum of Fine Arts in Houston, George Eastman House, New Orleans Museum of Art and American Express. Exhibition Sponsor: Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Miami

Calen Bennett, Adath Israel

ALSO ON VIEW: Calen Bennett: Synagogues in Cuba, 2015 Through December 11, 2016 Photographer Calen Bennett became familiar with Cuban culture early on through his synagogue community, Temple Judea in Miami, as well as the greater Jewish Cuban-American community of South Florida. With relations between the U.S. and Cuba improving, Bennett saw an opportunity to travel to Cuba to document and expose its isolated and diminishing Jewish community. This pop-up photography exhibition depicts life in the Jewish community of Cuba today. Wyatt Gallery, Ark & Torah Scrolls, Neve Shalom Synagogue, Paramaribo, Suriname 1719/1837, 26 x 21.6 in., Pigment Ink Print, Edition of 10. TILES | Newsletter of the Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU | September 2016



ON VIEW NOVEMBER 15, 2016 – NOVEMBER 2017 (Members’ Preview: Monday, November 14, 2016)

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Jews have played a dominant role in the American fashion industry from the late 1800s, when waves of European immigrants fled persecution and pogroms, often bringing with them only the clothes on their backs and their trades. While these immigrants became known for shaping the New York garment industry, many people will be surprised to learn that Jews who settled in Florida have been involved in clothing related businesses in our state since that time. Floridian Jews have left an indelible footprint on this industry, from the pioneering “mom and pop” retailers and department stores that started more than 100 years ago, to the now 96-year-old designer Sylvia Whyte, whose children’s clothing brought the likes of Debbie Reynolds, Frank Sinatra and Zsa Zsa Gabor flocking to her Miami Beach store in the 1950s. Our Florida fashion style is influenced by everything from the guayabera shirts brought by Cuban Jews in the 1960s, to the local architecture, as seen in a 12-year-old entrepreneur’s fashions that incorporate her grandfather’s building designs. Hot Couture: Florida Jews on the Fashion Scene spans the spectrum from designing and manufacturing to dressing and influencing the local and international scene in all types of clothing from beachwear to ball gowns. The exhibition includes women’s, men’s and children’s clothing, shoes, accessories, jewelry, handbags and notions to ancillary services such as fashion photography, law, advertising and design labs. Featuring everything from iconic brands to unique wearable art, bikinis and belts made out of local snakeskins, climateinfluenced golf shirts and stay-dry fabrics and even Florida furs, this exhibition explores the inspiration and tradition that has guided the creative forces behind Florida’s fashion industry for generations and the pride and craftsmanship that defines them. For sponsorship opportunities, please contact JMOF-FIU Development Director, Susan Gladstone at: or 786-972-3162. Sponsors to date: Robert Arthur Segall Foundation, Elliot Stone and Bonnie Sockel-Stone


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Teen Docent Program in Second Year Our Teen Docent Program is in full swing for its second year! This experience allows students to develop leadership and public speaking skills, gain people skills, receive community service hours, learn about working in a museum and have exposure to diverse history and art exhibits. To find out about becoming a Teen Docent contact: or 786-972-3187. Genna Grodin (pictured in previous issue of Tiles) is an eighth grader at Nautilus Middle School. Her motivation springs from her love of Jewish culture and interest in improving public speaking. Shelly Gottlieb (pictured above left) is an eighth grader at Young Women’s Preparatory Academy. Her bilingual skills from her “Jewban” background are an added plus for our visitors. Shelly has a great interest in Jewish history and “thought this would be a perfect opportunity to both learn and teach visitors —especially about traditional and emergent Jewish culture in Florida.” Romi Levin-Duran (pictured above right) is a seventh grader at Miami Arts Charter and her English/Spanish abilities are also an asset. As Romi says, being a Teen Docent meets her desire to “reconnect with her Jewish identity that was so present in her life as a child. The museum allows me to explore and learn. And, as a teen docent, my learning comes with constant review for guests. This helps me to never forget who I am and where I come from.”

Professional Development for Educators We will host three Professional Development Workshops in 2016-2017, open to all educators and offering licensing credits. Sunday, November 6, 1 pm – 4 pm Caribbean Culture in Miami: What is Transferred, What is Adapted, What is Lost Sunday, January 15, 10 am – 4 pm Projecting Self: How Students Express Individuality Through Appearance Sunday, February 19, 10 am – 4 pm More than Mementos: How a Single Object Can Link to Cultural Memory and History For information and registration: or 786-972-3187

Do you have a budding writer in your family? Pass along this opportunity to your children and grandchildren!

Creative Writing Contest: "What Can I Contribute to This Country?" Submission deadline: Friday, January 6, 2017 This contest is in conjunction with our upcoming exhibition Stitching History from the Holocaust (on view December 20, 2016 — March 19, 2017). The exhibition offers an insightful message of hope, inspiration and survival. CONTEST PROMPT: How would you make the case to be allowed to immigrate to this country? Students are asked to write a “petition” to be read by a sponsor or immigration official. They may base their submission on their own personal family experience, or that of a well-known historic figure or family they know. With the diverse

population of Florida, this writing contest PRIZES: (3) middle school and offers students the opportunity to put (3) high school students: themselves in the shoes of families who 1st Prize: $125 faced struggles to immigrate to this country, and, in this important election 2nd Prize: $75 year, what contributions they could 3rd Prize: $50 make to this country. CONTEST DETAILS: Open to all Florida students in grades 6-12. All submissions of poems, essays or short stories of 500 words or less must be received by Friday, January 6, 2017, 5:00 pm, along with the completed application form, which may be downloaded from our website:

The awards ceremony at the Museum will be held on Sunday, January 29, 2017. The winners’ classes will also receive a free school group tour of the exhibit. For more information or to book a school group tour, contact our Museum Educator: or 786-972-3187

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Folk Heritage Experts from The Private Museums Association of Jiang Su Province (China) touring the Arts at FIU.

Justin and Danielle Selig and Family from England, Cousins of Jonathan Symons’, standing on the Bima that bears their grandmother’s name (Rosa Selig).

GKE Sabal Palm Elementary Singing Hatikvah (Israeli national anthem).


Family Day: Sculpture for Beginners.


PJ Library Scavenger Hunt.

Jewish American Heritage Month Editathon.

“Fiddler on the Roof” Sing Along.

Lecture by Judge Jürgen Maruhn: The History of Antisemitism in Europe (L-R): Pieter Bockweg, Marc Sarnoff, Judge Maruhn, Julian Kreeger.

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Pop-Up Exhibit


ON VIEW SEPTEMBER 4–11, 2016 This pop-up exhibition is a mixed-media installation that retells the stories of immigration, adaptation, forced conversions, and hybridization of the artist Jonatas Chimen’s family through their 500-year diaspora. Using the metaphor of a tent, Chimen speaks of the universal immigrant experience of wandering through time and space, as well as of the isolation and secret religious practices which his family was forced to adopt as far back as the Spanish Inquisition in the 15th Century. Foregoing a linear narrative, Chimen has produced a multi-sensory experience of nostalgia by painting, threading, writing and appliqueing on photographs, birth certificates, inquisitional archives and immigration documents.


Jonatas Chimen Dias DaSilva-Benayon was born in Brasilia, Brazil. He is a Symbolist artist whose influences stem from Sequential Art, Baroque, and Modernism. His classical use of archetypes follows the lines of psychiatrist Carl Gustav Jung and mythologist Joseph Campbell. In addition to his artistic practice, Chimen is a published author of articles on the Iberian Inquisition and the Sephardic Diaspora, a theme that underlies much of his artwork. Chimen holds a Bachelors of Arts in Latin American, Caribbean and Iberian Studies from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and received a Masters of Fine Arts degree at Florida International University.

JMOF-FIU and Global Jewish Studies will be offering another robust season of Academic Programs, including the popular Mondays at the Museum Series. Themes include: Jews of the Caribbean, Cuba, and the Islands. See pages 10-11 for the Fall Semester programs.

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301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach 33139 Special Guide for Programs at the Museum • September 2016 — December 2016 Please remove and save this special guide so you won’t miss out on any of these educational, fun and enlightening programs. All programs take place at the Museum unless otherwise indicated. Advance tickets available at: RSVP: or 786-972-3175

FILM SERIES With Miami Jewish Film Festival in conjunction with Cinema Judaica: The Epic Cycle (1947-71) (On View Through October 23, 2016) All Films begin at 7 p.m. Free for JMOF-FIU and MJFF Members. $5 Non-Members Space is limited, RSVP is required; or 786-972-3175 September 14: Judgment at Nuremberg A fictionalized account of the Nuremberg Trials, in which German government operatives were tried for war crimes by the Allied Forces. September 21: The Garden of the Finzi-Continis Based on the novel by Giorgio Bassani, the film is set in the late 1930s in Ferrara, Italy. The FinziContini, one of the leading families, are wealthy, aristocratic and urbane; they are also Jewish. September 28: The Young Lions Follows the lives of three soldiers during WWII— Marlon Brando, a ski instructor turned Nazi lieutenant whose initial enthusiasm for Hitler is vanishing, Montgomery Clift a Jewish-American grunt who fights to overcome prejudice in his own unit, and Dean Martin, a Broadway crooner who uses his connections to avoid combat, only to later feel guilty about it.

SEPTEMBER 2016 Wednesday, September 7, 7 p.m. Susan Fox-Rosellini: A Story of Early Hollywood $5 Members; $10 Non-Members Thursday, September 8, 7 p.m. Sergio Dellapergola: Demography of the Jewish People: Long Term Trends and Prospects A broad overview of the demographic development of the world’s Jewish population over many centuries. Free and open to the public.


Monday, September 19, 6 p.m. Members Opening — Jewish Treasures of the Caribbean by Wyatt Gallery See pages 4-5 $18 Members; Free for Members $125 level+ Non-Members can join at the door! Sunday, September 25, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. SoFi Open House Family Day Families are invited to enjoy Museum exhibitions, art activities, Caribbean music and tours hosted by our specially trained Teen Docents. Open to all ages. Free and open to public! Monday, September 26, 7 p.m. Mondays at the Museum Series Dr. Nathan Katz: Cultural Islands, Cultural Bridges: The Jews of Kochi and Their Neighbors $5 Members; $10 Non-Members; FIU Students Free.

OCTOBER 2016 Sunday, October 30, 10 a.m. Annual Membership Meeting $20 (Includes breakfast) Sunday, October 30, 2 p.m. Downsizing: A Panel Discussion How do you know what to throw away when downsizing? Join a panel of Skinner Auction House appraisers as they discuss what might be of value that can be passed along to the next generation. Free for Members or with Museum admission. Monday, October 31, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Appraisal Day: A Skinner Antiques Appraisal Event Receive verbal information and appraisal values from one of Skinner Auction House’s expert appraisers. Participants may bring items from most collecting areas: Judaica porcelain, pottery, toys, dolls, silver, paintings, furniture and rugs (No coins, stamps, jewelry, or musical instruments).

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$20 per item (Limit 3 items). One free item for JMOF-FIU Members. Reservations recommended— To reserve call: 786-972-3164 Monday, October 31, 7 p.m. Mondays at the Museum Series FILM: A Kippah in the Caribbean Documents Jewish history in Surinam and the Caribbean parts of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, Curaçao and Aruba, spans nearly 400 years. Following Jewish heritage through Portugal, Amsterdam, Brazil, Curaçao, Surinam, Aruba and the tiny island of St. Eustatius it also addresses differences between Jews in Surinam and Curaçao. $5 Members; $10 Non-Members; FIU Students Free.

NOVEMBER 2016 Sunday, November 6, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. TEEN PROGRAM: Rock the Museum with Steph Taylor Teens are invited to tap into their love of popular music with Steph Taylor, songwriter, music teacher and company member of Mad Cat Theater company. As co-founder and musical director of Miami’s Girls Rock Camp, as well as an instructor and band leader at School of Rock, Steph inspires us to think, feel and create. For students grade 5+. Free for students or with Museum admission. Monday, November 7, 7 p.m. Mondays at the Museum Series Dr. Tudor Parfitt: The Israelites of the Great Island A discussion of how a potent mix of colonialism, cargo cults and cannibalism underlie the emergence of a remarkable Judaising movement in the most remote corner of Papua New Guinea. $5 Members; $10 Non-Members; FIU Students Free. Thursday, November 10, 7 p.m. CONCERT SERIES-JOURNEY THROUGH SOUND: Exploring Jewish Life Through Music Presented by FIU School of Music and Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU

Events Concert 1: Latin Jazz The FIU Latin Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Michael Orta, will perform treasures from the Caribbean. $10 Members; $15 Non-Members; FIU Students Free Sunday, November 13, 2 p.m. Harry A. Ezratty, Esq.: America's Debt to the Jewish Caribbean A discussion of Caribbean Jewry's role in Florida statehood, Alexander Hamilton's connection with the Jewish Caribbean, Jewish pirates, the first Jewish Senators to the U.S. Senate and the settlements on the American mainland founded by islanders. Free for Members or with Museum admission. Monday, November 14, 6 p.m. Members Opening- Hot Couture: Florida Jews on the Fashion Scene See page 6 $25 Members; Free for Members $125 level+ Non-Members can join at the door! Tuesday, November 15, 7 p.m. Tuesdays With… Series Karelle Levy: Stitch and Bitch One of today’s most celebrated and innovative clothing designers in Miami and the founder of Krelwear in 2004, Levy’s pieces breathe new life into the concept of knitwear, with rompers, hot pants, body-clinging dresses, tanks, sweaters and skirts. $5 Members; $10 Non-Members

Monday, November 21, 7 p.m. Mondays at the Museum Series Dr. Alan Benjamin: Tales of Engagement with the Jewish Cemeteries of Curaçao, a Former Dutch Colony In Curaçao, the two Jewish cemeteries reflect, among other things, the intersection of Dutch colonial interests with those of former Portuguese Sephardi conversos, the island’s various economic patterns along with the resources of its residents, conflicts between families and political factions, the social relations between Sephardi and Ashkenazi Jews in that place, and even the beliefs of non-Jewish Afro-Curaçaoans. $5 Members; $10 Non-Members; FIU Students Free. Monday, November 28, 7 p.m. Mondays at the Museum Series Gerald Posner: The Madagascar Plan as Prequel to the Final Solution $5 Members; $10 Non-Members; FIU Students Free.

DECEMBER 2016 Sunday, December 4, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Basel, Lox, and Cream Cheese Annual Brunch Presentation and Brunch: $18 JMOF-FIU Members; $25 Non-members

Thursday, November 17, 7 p.m. JOURNEY THROUGH SOUND Concert 2: The American Jewish Experience Relive the American Jewish experience with the Amernet String Quartet in a performance of music by composers that flourished in Hollywood. $10 Members; $15 Non-Members; FIU Students Free

Monday, December 5, 7 p.m. Mondays at the Museum Series Dr. Elysha Netsarh: The Jews of Madagascar Kulanu, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting isolated and emerging Jewish communities worldwide, is bringing Dr. Netsarh of the Jewish community of Madagascar to the United States to speak about the Madagascar community that has been studying and practicing Judaism without a formal connection to the global Jewish community. $5 Members; $10 Non-Members; FIU Students Free.

Sunday, November 20, 2 p.m. Dr. Rosa Perelmuter: Setting the Record Straight: Cuban-Jewish Responses to the Holocaust (1938-1948) A discussion of the complicated public, private and inherited memories of the Holocaust and its reception by the Jews of Cuba, and ongoing efforts as a member of the Cuban yishuv to capture an accurate picture using insider documents and personal and family anecdotes. Free for Members or with Museum admission.

Thursday, December 8, 7 p.m. Marisa Scheinfeld: The Borscht Belt: Revisiting the Remains of America’s Jewish Vacationland A contemporary photographic view of many of the Borscht Belt era's leftover (or abandoned) hotels and bungalow colonies. Unfortunately, many of these historic spaces have not been preserved in this once prominent and highly traversed place. $5 Members; $10 Non-Members; FIU Students Free.

Monday, December 12, 7 p.m. Mondays at the Museum Series Valeria Schindler: The Jews of South America: The Conservative Movement $5 Members; $10 Non-Members; FIU Students Free. Wednesday, December, 14, 7 p.m. JOURNEY THROUGH SOUND Concert 3: Hanukkah Klezmer The Amernet and special guests celebrate the season with a lively evening of Klezmer! Event sponsored by Norman and Sylvia Levine and Family $10 Members; $15 Non-Members; FIU Students Free Monday, December 19, 6 p.m. Members Opening- Stitching History from the Holocaust (On view December 20, 2016 – March 19, 2017) See page 18 $25 Members; Free for Members $125 level+ Non-Members can join at the door! Sunday, December 25, 2 p.m. Annual Family Day: Fun Fashions! Open to all ages. Free with Museum admission.

WALKING TOURS @ JMOF-FIU Jewish Food Walking Tour All Tours are 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. September 8 & 25; October 6 November 2, 10 & 20; December 6 & 15 Learn the history of the SoFi neighborhood and the staple Jewishowned restaurants in the area past and present, and taste samples of foods from Jewish restaurants. This Walking Food Tour is a fun adventure for locals and visitors alike — and your taste buds will thank you! Museum members $36; Non-members $46 Jewish Walking Tour of Miami Beach All Tours are 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. September 15 & 30; October 14 November 3, 6 & 27; December 18 & 28 An overview of the more than 100 years of Jewish history of Miami Beach, significant Jewish people and organizations, and various architectural styles found in the city, including Jewish contributions. $10 Museum Members; $15 Non-Members

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JMOF-FIU Membership

(Those current as of August 2016. New members since last issue in bold. Full list on website.) $1,000 BENEFACTORS Samuel I. Adler Family Foundation Harold & Ellie Aibel Rosalie Altmark & Herbert Kornreich Fay Aronson Irene Baros Mark & Bonny Blank Kenneth M. & Barbara Bloom Toby & Penny Cohn Stephen & Arlyn Cypen Dr. Paul Drucker Helene & Murray Dubbin Ann Eisner Martin Elias George Feldenkreis & Marita Srebnick Mark Fisher Steve Fain Dr. & Mrs. Lawrence M. Fishman Frank Futernick Mikki & Morris Futernick Ellie Ganz Marsha & Jeffrey Gilbert Ira & Honey Giller Lynn Girsh Renee Gross Hazel Guerriero John Hodder Marcia Simon Kaplan Hal & Roberta Kaye Robert & Kathy Klausner Marvin H. & Isabel G. Leibowitz Norman & Sylvia Levine Ellen & H. Irwin Levy Alan & Diane Lieberman Howard & Sara Lipman Norman & Nancy Lipoff Bruce Marmar Toba & Dr. Barry Meiselman Susan Miller Michael & Norma Orovitz Myrna & Sheldon Palley *Herbert & MariLyn Potash Sally Robbins Leonard Roberts & Elaine Klein Boris Rosen Shirlee Segall Schiller Louis Schneider & Rosalie Ehrenberg Tamra Sheffman & Ron Mayer Gary & Julie Simon Marilyn K. Solomon Sara Solomon Elliot & Bonnie Sockel Stone Robert & Jackie Traurig Merle & Daniel Weiss Linda Widrich Weitz Barbara & Leonard Wien Bernard & Jessie Wolfson Judith & Richard Wurtman Dror & Miriam Zadok $1,000 CORPORATE BENEFACTORS Sol & Lillian Ash Foundation Walter & Adi Blum Foundation, Inc. 12

Commanday Foundation Will & Ann Eisner Family Foundation, Inc. Benjamin & Sara Greenspan Fund, Inc. Louis Leibowitz Charitable Trust Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra LLP Property Tax Adjusters Inc. $500 SPONSORS Jo Ann Bass Melinda & Michael Berman Peter & Kerrin Bermont Philip & Susan Cohen Amy Dean & Alan Kluger Michael Denberg Sue & Fred Diamond Linda Ellis Barbara & Philip Emmer Donna & Steve Feig Frances Gaynor Jane Goodman Emily Gresham Howard & Inez Hollander Harriet & Stanley Hyman Betsy Kaplan & Norman Gladsden Ann Landau & Ina Zweifler Israel & Tania Lapciuc Rebecca & Jeffrey Mandler Gwen Margolis Nanette & Bernard Mayer Jimmy & Dori Morales Kenneth & Sharlane Packar Joseph Pallot Marlene & Michael Perlmutter Aida Politano L. B. (Buddy) & Brenda Pollak Joyce & Judge Steven D. Robinson David & Marian Rocker Robin & Neal Rollnick Stephen & Sharon Silver Rose Mollie Rudt Candace Ruskin Raquel & Michael Scheck Sitkin Family Foundation Jonathan Symons Harold & Flippy Tanenbaum Stanley & Joanne Tate Michael Tilson Thomas Marcella Werblow Allan & Norma Wilson Burton Young $500 CORPORATE SPONSORS Greater Miami Convention & Visitors Bureau Greater Miami & The Beaches Hotel Association World Erotic Art Museum $250 Patrons Judy & Kevin Abrams Ellen & Harvey Amster

Isabel Bernfeld Anderson Larry & Esther Apple Jo Ann & Gary Arnowitz & Family Helene Berger Lynn & Dr. Samuel Berkowitz Marshall Berkson Joyce Bloch Elaine & Philip Bloom Alvin L. Brown Steven & Susan Caller Evelyn Cohan Karen Asher-Cohen & Robert Cohen Dr. Harry & Mayor Joy Cooper Yaffa Dermer Lori & Michael Dribin Dr. Clifford & Ann Dubbin Hector & Myriam Duer Edward & Diane Eisenberg Sidney & Sondra Berman Epstein Robert & Sylvia Feltman Ainslee Ferdie John & Iris Fisher Ellen Frell & Richard Levy William & Judy Friedel Carol Fryd Barry & Bobbi Garber Rabbi Stanley Garfein Mark Bender & Stuart Geller Reva & Harvey Gertel Joan Getz Nancy & Robert Gilbert Franklyn & Debra Gober Barton & Sandy Goldberg Carole & Arthur Green Lorraine Greenberg Rita Grinberg Raymond Gross Anita & Dr. Elliot Grossman Allan Hall & Lori Gold Robert & Jill Hertzberg Larry & Marsha Kagan Marcia & Lewis Kanner Sari & Justin Kaplan Arden & Jack Karson Ana & Neisen Kasdin Joan Kasner J. Katzell & Judge M. Jacobson Howard & Barbara Katzen Marc & Henrietta Katzen Gerald & Irene Kogan Sandra & Sam Kohlenberg Jacqueline Kott Judge & Mrs. Lester Langer Suzanne Lasky-Gerard & Bill Liebman Linda & Murray Laulicht Dr. Mortimer Lechter Donald & Judy Lefton Fredric Levin Morris & Rhoda Levitt Hannah Lipton Judy Loft Joy & Fred Malakoff Sandy & Carol Mandell Mr. & Mrs. Kenneth Marks Julian & Julia Mesa

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Michael & Genie Milgrom Susan Miller Joan Morrison Dr. & Mrs. Abraham Neiman Stephen & Georgia Nimer Nedra & Dr. Mark Oren Raline R. Paper Nancy G. Pastroff Robert & Maxine Peckar Meira & Peter Pernicone Dorothy & Stanley Pierce Dorothy & Aaron Podhurst Samuel Rabin, Jr. Arthur & Sandra Rand Eve & Fred Rawicz Edith Reich Senator Nan & David Rich Dr. Jeffrey & Sandra Rosenberg Frank & Doris Rosenblatt Mr. & Mrs. Harold Rosenson Carole Samet Lina & Yasmine Samimy Abby Schaefer Gloria G. Scharlin Brian Schriner Zelda & John Schwebel Rudy & Ruthie Schwartz Ronald & Mardi Shader Delora Shapiro & Victor Raab Jaime Shapiro Noel Shapiro Arnie & Ronni Simon Ana & Oscar Sklar Rosalind Spak Bernice Steinbaum Richard Stone Avi & Melinda Tansman Deborah & Dr. Michael Troner Nora & Ted Weinreich Judith Weissel Robert & Florence Werner Myra Wexler Dr. Joel & Lynda Wilentz Pauline Winick $125 DONORS Annette Aerenson Kip & Barbara Amazon Commissioner Cathleen Anderson Gary Appel Bonnie Dubbin Askowitz Jonathan Awner Alan & Jane Axelrod JoAnne & Michael Bander Louis & Nadine Barocas Lori Barrist Sheila & Murray Baumgarten Tobie & Ted Bekhor Esther & William Belfer Wendy Belkin Isaac & Joyce Ben-Ezra Patricia Gross Bergman Joan Berk Suzanne Berkowitz Esther Berman Roslyn Berrin Dr. Judi Berson-Levinson & Steven Z. Levinson

Micky & Doris Biss Karen Blittner Allison Bloom & Gabriel Rutman Susan Bloom Stuart & Marlene Blumberg Joan Bornstein & Ben Giller Seymour & Elaine Brief Richard Brilliant MaryLou Brotherson Margie & Mark Buchbinder Harvey Burstein Ann Broad Bussel Deborah Bussel Phyllis Butters Isaac & Diane Camber Dr. Lewis & Susan Carp Sol & Mitzi Center Melvin & Iris Chasen Larry & Helen Ciment Charlie Cinnamon Charles A. & Deborah Citrin Caroyln Cohen & Alan Dershowitz Carol Gross Clarkson Jerome & Rita Cohen Julius & Susan Cohen Lawrence & Nancy D. Cohen Nancy L. Cohen Vanessa & Jacob Cohen Mark & Mildred Cohn William Coleman & Carole D. Groover Phyllis Crane & Howard Talesnick Hazel Cypen Wayne & Nicole Cypen DataBanque Consulting, Inc. Lorna & Gerald Davis Marian Davis Elaine & David Dobin Lisa & Jeff Donner Harriet & Jerry Dorf David & Ilana Drescher Dr. Michael W. Drewes & Mina Lev-Drewes Mel & Terry Drucker David & Susan Dubbin Sam & Lori Dubbin Reid, Debra & Jacob Dulberger Alberto & Kim Eiber Barbara Eisenberg Susan & Dr. Ron Elinoff Lisa Enfield Corey Engelhard Adriana Faerman Joseph Farina Eileen & Neal Farr Murray & Etta Feigenbaum Harvey & Karen Feld Arlene & Edward Feldman Marilyn & Barry Fellman Gail Fels Lorraine Feuer Paul & Gloria Fine Honorable Leon Firtel Honorable Jane D. Fishman Bruce Fitell Dr. & Mrs. Alan Clifford Foster

Elisabeth G. Frank Muriel Frank Michael J. & Roselyne Freeman Sandra Friedland Dr. Frederic & Linda Friedman Margot B. Friedman Paula & Mark Froman Neil & Judith Furman Kenneth G. Furton Shirley Gabriel Russell W. Galbut Georgina Garcia & Carmen Davila Juan Garrandes Steven & Gayle Gayer Lenore Gaynor Leslie & Martin Genauer Donna F. Genet Steve, Sandy, Ben & Jake Gersten Marsha & Jeffrey Gilbert Judge Leonard & Dianne Glick Rabbi Gary & Joan Glickstein Marty & Emily Glickstein Phyllis Glukstad Leo & Marian Goldner Irma & Michael Goldstein Dr. & Mrs. Moises Goldszmidt Esther Zinn Gordon Fran Gordon Murray & Diana Gordon Ruth Gordon Sandi-Jo & Mark Gordon Dianne & Stuarat Gottlieb Judy Gilbert-Gould Molle Grad Rae DuBois Graham & Family Drs. David Granite & Mary Lou Oster Granite Dr. Charles & Dale Gratz Nancy & Dan Greenberg Ruth Greenfield Judith & Albert Greenspoon Leslie Jay & Fran Gross William B. Coleman & Carole D. Groover Saul K. & Jane Gross Louis Grossman Renee Grossman Stuart Grossman Ruthie Gudai Rochelle Haber Zenaida & Moreno Habif Richard Haft Dolores A. Harris Harriet L. Harris Leslie & Jerry Harris Joan & Leonard Hayet Robin Hechler Susan Helfman Diane Starr Heller Rhoda Stern & Irving “Red” Heller Richard Hersch Eliot & Lois Whitman Hess Madeline Hillsberg George Honig & Olga Weiss Frances M. Horowitz Steven & Laurel Isicoff


Shirley Jacobs Charles & Janet Kahn Shirley F. Kahn Nedra Kalish Barbara Kanzer Alyne & Abbey Kaplan Calvin M. & Sondra M. Kapp Mark & Elaine Karli Sharon & Elliot Karp Melvin & Gertrude Kartzmer Elaine & Daniel Katz Evan & Irene Warner Katz Minda & Norman Katz Dr. Raananah S. Katz Barry & Judith Katzen Barton Kaufman Deborah & Arthur Kaufman Joyce & Dr. Kenneth Keusch Rabbi Ralph & Brenda Kingsley Irwin Klar Robert & Diane Koch Richard & Susan Kogan Fredric & Linda Kohn Byron L. Kolitz & Starr E. Silver Diana Kramer Robert Kramer Tracy Ann Kramer Miles & Roberta Kuttler Jodi Lynn Kurzweil Barry & Judy Kutun Sandra Lansing Rheta Lastinger Ira Leesfield Belle Lehrman Dr. David Lehrman Dr. Rosalind Lehrman Judge Joan & Howard B. Lenard, Esq. & Family Jack & Susana Levine Richard Levine Sara Leviten Alan & Marsha Levy Martin & Barbara Liebling J. David & Natalie Liebman Warren & Susi Lindau Nancy & David Linsky Dr. Richard & Barbara Litt Elaine & Baris Litvak Leanore & Alfred Loeb Bob Loring Gloria Luria Jonathan Macy & Candice Gidney Judith & Martin Madorsky David Magidson Stephen Mandy Merri Mann Marilyn Marcus Ray Marglous Linda Marks & Berenice Fisher Daniel B. Markson Alison & Rick Mars Jane & Paul Mass Julian & Sheryl Meitin Dr. Marvin L. Meitus Ina & Bruce Melceras Lynn & Martin Mendelssohn Stewart & Corinne Merkin

Robert J. & Michelle Merlin David & Faith Mesnekoff Bob & Ellie Miller Fran Levey & Alice Miller Howard R. Miller Robert Miller Robert & Roberta Miller Sonya Miller Richard C. Milstein, Esq. & Eric Hankin Joel N. Minsker Jonathan Minsker Sima & Douglas Miska Larry Mizrach Jorge & Malka Mordujovich Robert Nacron Jonathan & Andrea Nelson Selma & Jeff Newman Stuart & Sandra Newman Tamara & Daniel Nixon Congregation Ahavat Olam Jan Olofsen Nancy Orovitz Edith Osman Brian C. & Wendy Traurig Perlin Nadine & Sidney Pertnoy Cornelia Philipson Mimi Pink Hildine Potashnick Sadie Preter Stanley & Barbara Price Rhalda B. Prystowsky Nancy & Arnold Rachman Dr. Alan & Sue Rapperport Peter & Barbara Reaveley Shyla Giller Reich Elaine Reiss Estelle Reiter James & Lidia Resnick Sarita Resnick Cliff & Rita Restler Alan & Francee Rich Martin Madorsky & Judith Richard Dr. Paul & Elaine Richman Abraham & Robin Rimon Honorable Irma Rochlin Larry & Gladys Rockind Marlene Rose Natalie Rosen Susan Rosen Gene, Micah, Scott & Ben Rosenbaum Joyce & Harold Rosenbaum Judith Rosenblum Dr. Robert & Rosalind Rosenblum Judith Rosenkranz Dr. Martin & Sharon Rothberg Wendy Rothfield Rabbi Jonathan Rothstein-Fisch David Rothstein Sally & Marshall Ruff Lois Model Rukeyser Denis A. Russ Marvin Sackner Mario Sapoznik Annika Savill Sydney Carpel & David Schaecter

Marcia & Larry Schantz Joel & Ellie Schaumberg Gail Goldman & Eric Schneider Betty Schoenbaum Blanca & Richard Schoonover Bernice & Marvin Schwartz Joseph & Benita Schwartz William Schwartz Fred Sciammas Judy Seed Carmen & Sheldon Seltzer Linda Serbin Rabbi Barton & Jane Shallat Myrna & Mickey Shanker Dr. & Mrs. Arthur Shapiro Robert I. Shapiro Donna & Stanley Shenkman Everett “Rett” Sheslow Philip M. & Irene Wattenberg Shiekman Jack & Judith Shorstein & Family Bob & Marian Siegel David A. & Holly Siegel Arlene & Norman Silvers Ellen Silvers Harold & Susan Silberman Myra Silverstein Sandra & Charles Simon Joan & Harry B. Smith Gilbert & Natalie Snyder Ronnie & Yetty Soffer & Family William & Jean Soman Julia Beren-Sosnick Robert & Shirley Spiegelman Dr. Ellen & Howard Sprechman Richard Steele Carolyn Stein Joyce & Henry Stern Sheila & Simon Stern Dawn Stone Suzanne & Henry Stolar Saul Strachman Clifford & Elizabeth Suchman Barry Sussman James & Susan Telepman Dr. Richard & Priscilla Thurer Felice & Gerald Traktman Sydney & Judith Traum Lillian Turchin Susan Vogel Dr. Gilbert & Joyce Walker Emile & Rhoda Wanich Claire Warren & Jerry Mandel Gerald & Michelle Warshofsky Florence Wechsberg Mr. & Mrs. Harvey Weidenfeld Murray B. Weil & Ursula Weil Marvin & Judith Weinstein Dr. Howard & Janice Weinstock Solomon M. Weiss Larry Wiggins & Jose Garcia Bruce Wolf

Drs. Charlene Wygodski & Steven Bloom Millie Yachter Harvey & Clara Young Jack & Rosalind Zacks Linda & Max Zalkin Richard & Susan Zinn Arline & Matthew Zucker Jane Zucker & Berny Shomstein Marlene Zuckerman $50 Basic Family Beverly & Joel Aberbach Benjamin & Irene Abramowitz Iris Acker Anita & Ken Adams Samy Alfandry & Family Marta Alfonso David & Annette Alpert Janine & Neil Alter Nicholas Altman & Family Linda S. Altshuler Neely & Gylian Amdur & Family Leah Applebaum & Family Lynn & Michael Aptman Jo Amundsson Danielle Asnis & Family Bruce & Dr. Wendy Autenrieth Eric Babchin & Family Zachary Babil & Family Elaine & Steve Bachenheimer Jackie & Ron Baer Jerry & Lori Baer Joan Balkin Ethan Balsamo & Family Marshall & Rochelle Baltuch Chase Barrett & Family Donald & Barbara Barron Daivd Batievsky & Family Gabriel & Gabriela Martinez Baum Mia Ben Shimon & Family Ene Benjamin & Herbert Klein Marilyn Benjamin Dee Dee Berkowitz Sheryl Berkowitz Doris & Allen Berman Shea Berman & Family Bea & Bert Bernstein Dr. Abraham Bichachi Ida Bild Alan & Barbara Bisno Evan Blacker & Family Abby Blaze & Family Jenna & Audra Bloch & Family Daniel Block & Family Charlene Blue Betty Blum Barbara Blumenfeld Leonard& Louise Boyarsky Della & Stanley Bramow Howard Brayer & Donald Szumowski Piper Breslin & Family Linda Brickman & Stanley Krieger Jeanette A. Brodkey Judge Joel H. Brown Alexa Bullock & Family Barry Burak

Steven L. Cantor Elinor Catsman Sy & Joyce Chadroff Martin Chmielewski & Family David Chocron & Family Jakob Cianci & Family Jordan Cicero & Family Dara Cimerberg & Family Alvin & Tamara Cohen Barbara & Louis Cohen Jakob Cohen & Family Lucille & Herbert Jay Cohen Vicki Cohen Dorothy Cohn Cornelia Crisan Paul & Jolie Cummings Benjamin Daniel Edward Degregorio & Family Michael & Violette Diamond Bob & Carol Dickman Victor & Rosa Dickstein Jason Dimitris Celeste Doliner Mark Eichel Deborah England Barbara & Michael Epstein Gil & Lea Epstein Roger Epstein Marcie & Stanley Ersoff Patricia Etkin & Robert Goldberg Valerie Eyarhono Carol & Robin Faber Rabbi & Laurie Farber Aaron Felder & Family Andrew Feldman & Family Dr. Charles & Marilyn Feldstein Mr. & Mrs. Fred Feuerman Richard & Susan Finkelstein Jack Finvarb & Family Brianna Fisher & Family Ron & Eva Fisher Robin O’Neill Fisher Leslie & Virginia Fiur Sarah Fleisher & Family Joan Fleischman Martin Florsheim Edward & Sandra Folb Spencer Fox & Family Fleur & Simon Frank Mary & Ralph Franklin Marcia & Jeff Frantz Dr. Julio Frenk & Dr. Felicia Knaul Susan & Steven Fried Carter Fishman & Family Barbara & Richard Funk Molly Futernick & Family Georgina Garcia Emily Garmizo & Family Emma & Jacob Gelch & Family Jill, Arnold, & David Gellman Pamela & Leonard Geronemus Jean & Leonard Gilbert Shulamit Gittelson Randy Globus Jan Golden & Miguel Karpel Harold S. Goldstein Tristan Goldstein & Family

Sara Goldstein & Family Robert Goldszer & Madalyn Mann Jean & Howard Gordon Max Gotlin & Family Jared Gould & Family Taffy Gould McCallum Ashley Greck & Family Henry Green Iris Green De Delgado Harold & Norma Greenberg Ellen Greenbaum Perry Greenfield Bruce & Evelyn Greer Ezra Greidinger & Family Judyth Groner Judge Howard Gross Monica Haddad Lawrence & Susan Hantman Edward & Gail Harris Arlene & Elliott Harris Sam & Arlene Heller Ethan & Lucas Hemingway & Family Sylvia Herman Jordyn & Tyler Hersch & Family Hugo Hervitz & Esther Feldman Irene Hinden & Debbie Iwaskow Wendy Hinden & Kathryn Livelli Carol Hoffman David Hoffman Cami & David Hofstadter Alfred & Lucy Holzman Richard & Sonya Pallot Horwich Chelsea Horwitz & Family Kathy & Larry Hurwitz Mia Internoscia & Family Richard & Judith Jacobs Stanley & Judy Jacobs George Jacobson Leonard & Linda Jaffe Asher & Duncan Jurman & Family Harry Kahn Marvin & Beverly Kaiman Dennis G. Kainen Janice & Jesse Kane Jacob Kantor & Family Douglas Kaplan Adam Kaplan & Family Dani Kaplan & Family Max Karmin & Family Nicole Katz & Family Ethan Kaufman & Family Julian Kennedy & Family Marcos & Fanny Kerbel Natasha Kertes Bernita King Crystal King Rabbi Danny Kirsch Irwin & Sue Klau Anita & Warren Klawans Isabel Kleiner & Family Steven & Susan Kobetz Joanne & Jay Koren Alisa Kurzban & Family Mr. & Mrs. Alan Kwoczka David & Susan Kwoczka Daniela Landsberg & Family Barbara Landstein Linda & Howard Landy Dr. & Mrs. Harvey C. Lebos

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Lynn & Paul Leight Susan Fox-Rosellini & Donald Rosellini Morgan Lerner & Family Valerie & Robert Rosen Jan & Eva Lessem Robert & Beatrice Rosen David Levens Hillel Taylor & Lucille Rosenberg Laura & Lewis Levey Norma Rosenfeld Rita Levin Shuli Rosenfeld & Family Gilbert & Eleanor Levine Zelda Rosenfeld Joseph Levy & Family Joshua Rosenfeld & Family Ethan Levy & Family Erika Rosenzweig & Family Chaim Lieberperson & Jenni Person Jake Rosner & Family Barbara & Alfred Liebman Dr. & Mrs. Michael Ross Ann & William Lieff Elaine Ross Wayne & Michelle Lippman Dr. Deborah Roth David Lowsky & Family Rosemarie Roth Hazel M. Mack Hanna Rothenberg & Family Noah & Luca Malka & Family Naomi Rozenberg & Family Julian Malman & Family Ella Rubell & Family Bob & Gina Manne Gina & Richard Russ Ronda Martin & Bennett PackmanCheryl Rusten & Margaret Ouderkirk Christine Martindale Adele & Joel Sandberg Hannah Martinez & Family Jaclyn Sanders & Family Mark Mayrsohn Jared Sanders & Family Debbie & Randy Mazie Jane & Ronald Schagrin Hannah Medow & Family Joan Schauder Deborah Meitin Leslie & Madelyn Schere Jordan Meshel & Family Elliot Scherker Jacob Militzok & Family Rabbi & Mrs. Solomon Schiff Lisa & Howard Millhauser Reuben Schneider Edwin & Gloria Mittleman Garrett Schreiber & Family Mr. & Mrs. Ronald Molko Marc Schreiber & Family Celia Mussman Sofia Nayor & Family Fred Schwartz Robert L. Nefsky Judges Lawrence & Caryn Schwartz Cantor Rachelle Nelson Steven & Mali Schwartz Jonathan & Andrea Nelson Norman & Roberta Schwartz Gabriella Neufeld Steven Schwartz Alyson Neulander & Dorothy Neulander Alexa Sedaka & Family Major Michael Neulander Louis Harrison Segall Honorable Robert H. & Gail Dr. Robert & Susan Segaul Newman Michael Sellinger Rita Norton & Scott Rosenberg Marsha Semmel Evelyn Nussbaum Tyler Sentz & Family Mort & Milly Nyman Joe & Sheila Shaoul Murray & Harriet Oback Norman & Sandra Shapiro Jason Olofsen Bernard Shavitz Rhoda & Joseph Oppenheimer Dr. Allen & Shelley Shaw Penny Pasch Samuel Sherman & Family Anabel Peicher Dr. & Mrs. Irving Shugar Leonard Pepper Cara Shutter & Family Marty & Pearl Perdeck Ethan Sicker & Family J. David, Pamela & Crystal PitcherRabbi Judith & Brian Siegal Luke Pollack & Family Janice & Alan Silver Julian Pollak & Family Rachel Silverman & Family Dr. & Mrs. Joseph Pomerantz Jennifer Silverman & Family Jordana Pomeroy Louise Silverstein Gary Price Susan & Stephen Silverstein Jake Quanstrom & Family Andrew Simon & Family Solomon & Stacey Rabinowitsch Rabbi Rashi Simon Ann Rabinowitz Brooke Skalet & Family Leroy & Shirley Raffel Dolly Sloan Flora Ranis & Family Lisa Sloat & Hank Klein Sonya Rapee Michael & Susan Slotnick Isaac Ratzan & Family Jason Smiley & Family Ilene & Jay Rechtman Grey Smoley & Family Zoe Reed & Family Fortuna & Saul Smukler Haley Regent & Family Bernard Sobel Bruce & Lea Reich Drew Solomon & Family Arline & Allan Rein Selma Spaccarelli Rebecca Reines & Family Mr. & Mrs. Howard Spiegel Robert & Toby Reisman Elliott & Michelle Starman Sammy Reiss & Family Steven & Gayle Stein Olga Robbin-Rogers & Sydney Sandra & Marvin Stonberg Rogers Pablo Tannenbaum & Family Samantha Robbins & Family Patty Taxman Craven Dr. Meri-Jane Rochelson & Dr. Joel Mintz Howard & Marilyn Tendrich


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Maxine Brody Sue Browning Maurice & Ruth Burg Jerry & Ronnie Burns James & Marianne Carr Francis & Stephen Carter Berenice & Solomon Chadowitz Sara Chiz Norman Ciment Carol Clein Robert Cobe Alvin & Tamara Cohen Joyce Cohen Lenny Cohen Marla Cohen Dr. Myron & Tina Beth Cohen Sandra & Sheldon Cohen Sydney Cohen Bob & Maxine Cohn Ruth Cooper William & Barbara Cooper Judith M. Cope Phyllis Crane & Howard Talesnick Judge A. Jay Cristol Richard & Sheila Curren Donna Cutler Alice Dabora Lee Damsker Lois Danis Harriet Dannin Sharon Davis Marilyn Dernis Lloyd & Florence Deutch Donna Diamond Lois Randall Diamond Linda Dillon Roger & Iris Donahue Daniel Doscher Karen Dubitsky Jacqueline Edelstein Herbert & Carolyn Eisenberg Larry Ellerin Linda Esposto Zevulen & Ana Fayngold Alfred & Susan Feingold Judith & Joel Feinman Catherine Feller Alvin Felzenberg Victoria Ferrer Paula & Mickey Finkle Judith Ford Allan Fraenkel & Barbara Morris Rob Freeman Melissa Fronstin Heni & Henri Galel William & Susan Ganz Esther Garazi Gertrude Garfield Inge Gatto Ronald & Nancy Gelles Ronald Gerstl Gui Gleizer Frances Glick Sheryl Gold Ruth Goldberg Charlotte Goldfarb Alice Goldhagen Susan Goldin Phyllis Goldman Steven & Madeline Goldman Gerald Goldstein Reggie Goldstein Noreen Goldwasser Barbara Goldwich Glenn Gopman Renee Gordon

Howard & Rosalie Gordon Mark Gordon Roberta H. Gordon Phyllis & Leonard Grand Freda Greenbaum Ellis & Patricia Greenberg Sonya Greenfield Arleen & Larry Greenwood Carr Grigg Lillian Gross Paul Grossman Ted Grossman Sylvia Gurinsky Harry Hanauer Martha Harris Bonnie Hechtkopf Ike & Cynthia Heller Carl & Marilyn Hellman Blanchard Hiatt Eleazer & Greta Hirmes Morris & Irene Hollander Joel Horwich Allison Hotten Elizabeth Hutter Paul & Nina Indianer Marilyn Itzkowitz Sarita Kainen Roberta Kaiser Jardena Kameli Eve & Walter Kamlot Marvin & Itte Kantor Mary Rose Kaplan Michael & Ellen Kaplan Richard Kaplan Herbert Karliner Melvin Kartzmer Daniel Katz Frank Katz Dr. & Mrs. Eugene Katz Hardy & Vicki Katz Joel Katz Lillian Katzin Fruma Kaufman Lawrence J. Kessler Richard & Sarah Kimball Adolf & Emily Klainberg Bernard & Marilyn Klainberg Charlotte Klieman Rochelle & Paul Koenig Helene & Ronald Kogos Shelley Kolber Barbara & Sydney Konigsberg Eva Korentayer Andrea Kovacs Mr. & Mrs. Steven Kraemer Mitchell Kraus Irving & Marilyn Kreisberg Linda Krouner Rosalind Kulbersh David & Ilana Kwilecki Sara Lampert Rochelle Lanster Maurice Laszlo Abraham Lavender David Lavin Pamela Lear Ruth Leibovitz Ronald Lehrer Linda Leibovici Debra Leibowitz Myrna Leonard Mende Lerner & Harriet Stein Paula Levine & Barry Harris Burton & Judy Levinson Emil Levy & Ellen Hodges Marvin Levy

Miriam Levy James Lewis Arnold & Saundra Lieber Janet Liedeker ES Lilker Philip & Marilyn Liss Kurt & Anita Loeb Pearl & Melvin Lubart Edith D. Lundy Hillelene S. Lustig Cara Madansky & Mayer Stiebel Sheila & Cyrus Mager Zelda & Paul Malevitz Sharon & Mark Manewitz Carol Marcovich Harold Marcus Belle & Jack Marcus Allison P. Marks Ruth Marks Kenneth Mendelsohn Carol Millet Jane & Yoram Millman Roslyn Mintz Bruce Mintzer Mildred Mishkin Nina Moinester Judith Moline Sandra & John Money John Monroe Dr. & Mrs. Steve Morrow Norman A. Moscowitz Dr. Sara and Alan Most Natalie Motola Barbara & Sanford Musikar Barbara Myers June E. Newbauer Ira Newman Jack Nieman & Rick Reder Judith & Bert Nussbaum Marta Olchyk Dr. Bobbi Ann Ossip Irvin & Honey Pachter Kalman Packouz Larry & Marnie Paikin Helene Parnes Mark & Diane Perlin Betty & Bernard Plotkin Jeffrey Poppel Kathryn & Donald Porges Mary & Steve Quartin William & Melissa Quesenberry Charlie & Gayle Rabins Evelyn Rahmey Claire Rand Aliza & Barry Ranish Leonard & Faye Redlich Wendy Resnick Edward & Harriet Rice Rose Rice Greta Rickoff Ann Robbins-Udell Rose Robbins Joseph & Aida Roisman Judith Roller Mimie Rose Gloria Rosen Kathy Rosen Judith Rosenberg Joel Rosenblatt Ernst & Jeanne Rosenkrantz Alfred Rosenthal Sandy Rosenthal Susan Rosin Jeffrey Ross Elizabeth Rossen Alexa Rossy

Shelley Rubin Charles & Nanette Ruffner Deborah Sack Ronald Sacoff Bernard Saklad Yakov & Anna Sapotnikov Mark & Caridad Scheinbaum Janet Schiff Mort & Jean Scharfman Jack Schillinger Morris & Eleanor Schimmel Janice Schneider Michael & Sandra Schneider Alma & Harold Schoffel James Schwade & Beth Harper Abby Schwartz Ellen G. Schwartz Maxine Schwartz Norman & Jane Schwartz Natalie Segal Pearl Seidler Dr. Arthur Seigel Eileen L. Seitlin Jack & Shirley Seitlin Max Selinger Glenda Shacter Ira & Susan Shapiro Stanley Shapiro Arthur Sheldon & Judith Clein Ira Sheskin Dr. & Mrs. Frederick Shuster Semadar Siegel Erica Silver Gail Silver Arnold & Diane Simon Jose & Rema Simonet Harriet Singer Joseph A. Singer Mark Snyder Maxine Sobel Howard & Sharon Socol Mara Beth Sommers Shirley Spear Barbara & Peter Sperber Bernard Spinrad Bernice Stander Claudia Starosta Linda Stein Rae & Barry Stein Molly Stein Charles & Roberta Steinberg Miriam Steinberg Dr. Seymour & Shirley Stern Annette Stiefbold & Edwin Bell Laura Stuzin Willasue Susskind Irene Szulman Romelle Weinkle Tarler & Nathan Tarler Sylvia B. Tendler Roberta & Harvey Teitelbaum David Tilman Marilyn Trager Rose Trentman Schoenbach Denis & Linda Trupkin Dr. Barbara & Barton Udell Diana Vizcaino Leon & Marcia Weil Cheryl Weiner Bob Goldberg & Dodie Weinstein Norma Weinstein Joseph Weisenfeld Susan Weitz Harvey & Margie Willensky Nathan & Hadassah Windmiller Phyllis & Marty Winston

Daniel & Donna Wise Sharyn Wittnew-Jacobson Marilyn Wohl Nancy Wolcott & Jeff Donnelly Judith Wolff Andrea Wolfson George & Fran Wollner Sheldon Zane Edward & Arlene Yelon Dr. Joyce Zaritsky Carl Zielonka Edward & Elaine Zuckerman GIFT MEMBERSHIPS Justin Selig—Gift of Jonathan Symons Dr. Julio Frenk & Dr. Felicia Knaul—Gift of Kenneth Bloom JONATHAN SYMONS BNAI MIZTVAH PROJECT MEMBERSHIP (MARCH-AUGUST 2016) Tammy Albert Kayla Alhadeff David Andron Tatum Arai Seraphina Atlas Eli Balan Samara Barrack Stella Becker-Wood Sara Beer Rachel Beer Joshua Behar Robert Behar Evan Ben-Shmuel Austin Berman Jake Berube Daphnie Blum Haley Bohm Zachary Bon Ryan Bowers Blake Boyar Corey Brand Jacob Bravo Alexa Braxton Maxwell Brazer Aaron Brodsky William Brodsky Aaron Brodsky Jared Brody Blas Capelluto Aaron Carbone Emma Casey Adam Chopp Sabrina Cohen Emily Cohen Alex Cohen Ella Collins Mikah Combs Bakos Cooper Samuel Cooper Daniel Coppola Mia Crabill Alexis DeAngelis Fiby Dichter Dylan Dorn Dimitri Dorn Alex Dray Hudson Elegant Danielle Elzweig Aaron Engel Madison Epstein Jordyn Epstein Jack Epstein Ethan Faradji

Noah Farber Chloe Fefferman June Felman Aaron Fintz Jacob Foster Daniela Frank-Fernandez Matthew Garbarino Matthew Gaynor Eden Gesund Sydney Goldstein Noah Goodman Matthew Gotkin Sara Gotkin Alexa Gottlieb Aaron Graff Ryan Greenberg Gabriel Greenspan Mason Gross Matthew Haber Samantha Halprin Joshua Hammer Jordan Hatz Lauren Holtz Aaron Holtz Skylar Horowitz Danita Hullu Hannah Hurwitz Natalie Ives Jordan Ives Noah Jacobs Jeremy Jacobs Max Jalife Joshua Jansen Steven Katz Morgan Kauffman Seth Kessler Justin Kleidermacher Naomi Klein Jenna Kleinman Ezekiel Klenicki Max Kobetz Daniel Konis Daemien Koolman Jenna Koplo Mia Kotzen Mia Krinsky Brittany Krutchik Elliot Kupchik Jordyn Kurlander Tony Kushnir Jackson Kustin Ethan Kutell Ali Kuttler Reuben Latorre Jacob Yisrael Latorre Max Leifman Gabriel Leizorek Hannah Levin Gabriel Levin Adam Lew Golda LieberPerson Samuel Lindemann Jacob Loeser Noa Longman Madison Lynn Peyton Mandelbaum Jonathan Marcovich Jacob Mark Molly& Rebecca Marks Jacob Martin Ethan Masel Robert Mazer Jaime Meller Ryan Mendelson Joshua Messinger Joseph Milberg

Kelli Miller Hannah Miller Rachel Mittleman Alexa Morrissey Alex Nelson Jordan Neuman Chloe Nowack Emily Odza Elijah Jonathan Oran Lexine Packer Ryan Padnis Brandon Pearlman Karah Perlman Isabel Perlman Zachary Piderit Sofia Pique Benjamin Poland Risa Pollak Chase Pordes Jennifer Quercioli Dillon Rajzynger Joshua Reimer Drew Reisner Trace Ritter Alec Robbins Zachary Robinson Amelia Roloff Sam Rosenthal Ashley Rudolph Elliot Sable Lauren Sachs Sophia Salzman Caden Sanko Ethan Saphier Tori Schlossman Jordan Schmidt Shelby Schultz Jacob Schwartz Rachel Schwartz Kendall Schweitzer Logan Seelig Zara Shapiro Aiden Sharpe Jack Shechtman Jordan Sheppard Ethan Sicker Gabrielle Skolnick Sadie Slomovitz Maia Snyder Mason & Marley Solomon Micha Stark Meygan Steinberg Blake Stern Gordon Stewart Kelly Stewart Samuel Stone Jonathon Tandy Jonathan Tibi Elinor Tourgeman Lily Turchin Nathan Turchin Cara Virgin Courtney Webster Jesse Weingarten Lauren Weinstein Ryan Weinstein Spencer Whatley Sean Wieder Benjamin Wilpon Jacob Wolfe Ava Zimet Hannah Zolda

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Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU Supporters The JMOF-FIU prospers from the generosity of its many donors. From those who gave the first gifts to open our doors in 1995 to those who contribute now, we thank you all for your continued support. Names of contributors of $5,000 and more are engraved on a stone commensurate to the size of the gift and placed on our Major Gifts Wall in the Museum lobby. The names that follow are as of 8/1/16. Italics indicate new or increased commitment since the previous issue of TILES.

$2,000,000 and above PRESIDENT’S CIRCLE Miami-Dade County Building Better Communities Bond Program & Cultural Affairs Council City of Miami Beach Mayor, Commissioners & Cultural Arts Council $500,000 - $999,999 MUSEUM CIRCLE Deborah Regal Feterson Estate Mrs. Arnold (Muriel) Rosen Giller - Grossman Families Paul Drucker Leonard Wien Family Leonard & Sally Robbins Applebaum Foundation, Inc. $100,000 - $499,999 LEADERSHIP CIRCLE Blank Family Foundation Harvey R. & Roberta Chaplin Dr. Edward & Joanne Dauer & Family & Reva Dauer Helene and Murray Dubbin Gladys Fineberg Mikki & Morris Futernick Russell & Ronalee Galbut Herbert & Fran Gaynor Barton S. Goldberg Greater Miami Jewish Federation Marcia & Lewis Kanner Marcia Simon Kaplan & Family Marshall Landy Norman & Sylvia Levine Isabel May - IMO Samuel May Bess Myerson Orovitz Family MariLyn & Herbert Potash Clarice Reiss Charitable Trust-Mal Englander & Ewald Ziffer, trustees Patricia Russell Estate Robert Russell Foundation - Norman H. Lipoff, Chair Gloria & Howard R. Scharlin Family Louis Schneider & Rosalie Ehrenberg Robert Arthur Segall Foundation Jean & William Soman $50,000 - $99,999 PACESETTERS Leonard Abess, Sr. - IMO Bertha American Express Charitable Fund Isabel Bernfeld Anderson - IMO Bernfeld & Anderson families JoAnn & Dr. Robert Bass Braman Family Foundation Jack Chester Foundation Colonial Bank (formerly Jefferson: Arthur Courshon, Norman M. Giller, Bart Goldberg) Congregation Beth Jacob Isabel & Joseph Davidson Foundation Evelyn & Irving Denmark & Family Lynn Girsh Greenberg Traurig, P.A. Nathan & Sophia Gumenick Philanthropic Fund HUD Block Grant Program Jefferson L. Ford Memorial Foundation, Elinor Catsman, Trustee John & Darla Karlton Deborah & Bruce Kaye


Ida Lee Koenigsberg IHO Marcia Jo Zerivitz Harry Kramer Memorial Fund Les August & Tom Dean, trustees Thomas Kramer Marc Levin Alan & Diane Lieberman Boris Malina Sue & Leonard Miller Stephen & Sandy Muss Selma Oritt Foundation-Neil Rollnick, Trustee TUW Posnack Foundation of Hollywood Marsha & Alan Levy Schoenbaum Family Foundation Teddi & Norton Segal Family Foundation Jackie & Robert Traurig Marcia Jo Zerivitz $25,000 - $49,999 FOUNDERS Harold & Ellie Aibel Shirley & Jules Arkin Diane & Harvey Birdman Stephen H. Bittel Kenneth M. & Barbara Bloom The Shepard Broad Foundation, Inc. CCR Companies (Leslie Jay Gross) Eddie Cole Mike & Betty Cooper Sidney & Lorraine Cooperman Hazel & Judge Irving Cypen Dade Community Foundation Esformes & Mason Families George Feldenkreis Lawrence & Suzanne Fishman Florida Humanities Council Dr. Phillip & Patricia Frost Niety & Gary Gerson Carl & Cynthia Goldman Jane & Jerrold Goodman Flagler Greyhound Track - Florence Hecht, Isabelle Amdur, Barbara & Fred Havenick Funding Arts Network Renee & Howard Gross Gross Family Foundation Ruth Frank Gross Unitrust IMO Olga & Eugene Guttman Heller Brothers Packing Corp. The Hirsch Family Lillian Horowitz David & Francie Horvitz Family Foundation Elmer A. & Roslyn Hurwitz Estate of Bernard Janis Jay W. Jensen Arthur M. Kahn Knight Foundation Gabriela Landau - IMO Rabbi Sol Landau Donald & Judy Lefton Esta & David Levinson Morris & Rhoda Levitt Natalie Lyons

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$1,000,000 - $1,999,999 DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE State of Florida Dr. Harold Posner — IMO Ilse Falk Posner Bernice Samkoff Jonathan Symons Mercedes - Benz of Coral Gables Jim & Amy Multack Abraham & Avis Neiman Dr. Sidney Olson Shaun & Michele Orcinolo Rita & David Perlman Brenda B. & Lewis B. Pollak, Sr. Publix Super Markets Charities, Inc. Quittner Family Resnick Family Ruth Robbins Dora & Leonard Rosenzweig Candace & Lloyd Ruskin Noreen Gordon Sablotsky The Schaefer Family Raquel & Michael Scheck Family of Sidney Z. Schwartz Sam Seitlin Sandy & Charles Simon George Simon - Susan Helfman The Spalding Financial Group, Inc. - Sherry & Ken Fardie Elliot Stone & Bonnie Sockel-Stone Sun-Sentinel/Jewish Journal Stanley & Joni Tate Temple Emanu-El Temple Zion Israelite Center Leon Tenenbaum The Miami Herald Helen Uchitel Estate Cecile Weiss Linda Widrich Weitz The Jack Widrich Foundation Florence Wise Estate Linda Brown Zilber $10,000 - $24,999 TRUSTEES David & Hinda Adler Anonymous - IHO Burnett Roth Beach Bank Belfer-Ferenczi Families The David Berg Foundation Nikki Bergstein Citigroup Foundation Mark Cohn Arthur and Carol Courshon Reba Engler Daner Gordon Deckelbaum Felicia O. Deutch Ruby Diamond Foundation Helen Salomon Eggnatz Nancy & Martin Engels Expressweb David & Jerome Fleeman Toby Friedland Evelyn, Ben & Harold Gaines June Baumgardner Gelbart Foundation Marsha & Jeffrey Gilbert Phyllis B. Goldman, IMO Norman Goldman Marci & Ross Goodman Mario & Teresa Kreutzberger

Neil & Sandra Angel Malamud Miami-Dade City Commissioner Sally A. Heyman, District 4 Bruce Kaplan Jonathan & Tina Kislak Kathy & Robert Klausner Elliot Kleiman - IMO Judith Adele Lassar Lehman Brothers Alan & Hannah Lipton IMO Ben Lubitz: Bea, Alan & Jon Neil & Sandra Malamud Senator Gwen Margolis J. P. Morgan National Endowment for the Humanities Lisa S. Newman Isaac and Nieves Olemberg Premier Developers Estate of Eva Rabin RFLP Group IHO - Doris & Frank Rosenblatt Stephen & Laurie Riemer Martin & Doris Rosen Steve Rosenberg Rosenzweig-Coopersmith Foundation Helen & Burnett Roth Rubin-Prager-Hymowech Families Ruden McClosky Norman & Ruth Russ Debra & Gerald K. Schwartz Melvin Shifke - IMO Lorraine Jack F. Shorstein Norman Shulevitz Foundation Martin & Sara Solomon Samuel M. & Helene Soref Foundation Ted & Rosalind Spak Gale Goldstein Tucker Senator Sherman Winn Isidore & Patricia Wollowick Foundation Women’s American ORT Aaron, Mark, Sharon & David Wolfson IHO Sorrell L. & Jacqueline Falis Wolfson Judy and Dick Wurtman Phyllis & Robert Yawitt & Family Manuel & Hilda Zaiac $5,000 - $9,999 FELLOWS Rebecca Ackerson Alpha Omega Dental Fraternity Gary, Appel, Paradigm Tax Group Richard Ashenoff Wendy Belkin Bank of Boston Florida Esther K. & William Belfer Estate of Bernie Bercuson Marshall Berkson Peter L. Bermont - IMO Ronni Robert L. Beskind Walter & Adi Blum Foundation, Inc. Bronstein-Rose-Unger Families Brown Charity Foundation

Support Burdines Carol Gross Clarkson Rachel Denburg-Levine Lawrence & Yuki Denmark Yaffa Dermer - IMO Jay Dermer Linda Dillon Melvin & Lois Douglas Clifford & Janice Dubbin Phil Emmer Dr. Harvey & Karen Feld David & Norma Fenton Fine & Greenwald Foundation, Inc Pat & Martin Fine Eloah and Mark Fisher IHO Kenneth Bloom Fleischmann’s Yeast Albert H. Friedman & Rose Kanner IMO Isaac Fryd - by Business Associates & Wife Carol & Lee Futernick Marisa Anne Galbut & Jenna Beth Galbut Edgar (Buddy) Galvin - IMO Reuben & Barbara Goldman Ganz Family Foundation Rosemary and Leo Gelvan Fund Gibralter Bank Consul General of the Federal Republic of Germany in Miami Gerson Preston & Company, P.A. Robert Goldberg IMO George Goldbloom Goldstrom-Goudiss Families

Herb & Beth Gopman Judy Gilbert Gould and Children Bobby & Nancy, Carolyn, Mark & Belinda Lauren R. Gould, LeRoy Goldstein, Taffy Gould Sonya Rabin Greenfield Dolly & Ernie Harris Daniel Herz Brenda & Alan Himelfarb Debbie & Dr. Andrew Hirschl Joel Hoppenstein HSBC Republic Melanie Jacobson and Michael Coleman Jewish Chautauqua Society Federal IMLS Jewish Community Foundation of the United Jewish Community of Broward County Karen, Ronni & Mortimer Kass Raananah Swirsky Katz & Family Roslyn & Jerome Kaufman Elliot Kleiman - IMO Lenore Kleiman Judy & Franklin D. Kreutzer Sarah Bramson Kupchik Landstar Development The Levine Family Levine Realty, Inc. Mr. & Mrs. Philip Levitz Jan & Dan Lewis Sarah Luddle Estate Nanette & Bud Mayer Tamar Mayer for her Family

Sheryl & Julian Meitin Mellon Private Asset Management Gordon R. Miller, MD Howard R. Miller Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of China (Taiwan)/ Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Miami Robert & Robin L. Moel - IHO Herbert & Jeanne Kay Malka Mordujovich Morjaim Family Morrison Brown Argiz & Farra, LLC Martin & Cindy Nash Ruth Neinken Dr. Stephen & Georgia Nimer Northern Trust Bank Orange Bowl Foundation Joseph W. Pallot Pasadena Homes Marlene & Michael Perlmutter Dorothy & Aaron Podhurst Gabriel Powell Quality Meats Miami Beach Rabin-Newman Families Rachlin Cohen & Holtz LLP Abe and Sarita Resnick Vinson & Randa Richter Craig Robins Stephen & Sharon Silver Rose Herman & Evelyn Rubin Mollie Rudt IMO Muriel Rusten

- Isabel Bernfeld Anderson Sagamore Hotel Sydell & Quentin Sandler Leroy & Renee Schechter Beatrice Schwartz Estate Samantha & Eric Seiden Daniel J. Shapiro, M.D. Louella Shapiro
Leon, Josh, Alan Sirkin Family Cecily Silberman Silverman-Hunter Families Steel Hector Davis Hana Stein Special Events Catering Charlotte Stevens Senator Richard & Marlene Stone Levi Strauss Foundation SunTrust Banks SunVest Communities Targum Shlishi, Inc. Lady Suzanna P. Tweed & Carleton Tweed Charitable Foundation, Inc. Harold & Carol Unger Israel Weisman by his son Ezra Sam & Dusty Weiss Marcella Werblow - IMO Bertha Abess Florence Wise Sharyn Wittner Roland Wood - IMO Judy Wood World Erotic Art Museum - Naomi Wilzig


Two handsome plaques with ceramic headers replicating images of two stained glass windows in the Museum are displayed in the Museum lobby for contributors in the $2,500 and $1,800 categories. This is a memorable way to pay tribute to loved ones or to permanently inscribe your own family name for all to view. $2,500 – CHAVERIM Leonard Abess, Jr. Samuel I. Adler Family American Jewish Committee AmTrust Bank/Ohio Savings Bank Associated Photo & Imaging Micky & Doris Biss Carol Gross Clarkson Samuel & Judy Cuenca & Meschoulam Family DuPont SentryGlas Dr. Lawrence & Suzanne Fishman Bruce Fitell Cipora & Guido Fraiman Gerson Preston & Company, P.A. Taffy Gould Dr. Tiberius Grun Jay & Clayre Haft Avi Hoffman Indian Creek Hotel Israel Discount Bank Patricia Johns & Michael Rudd Marshall Karasik Eleanor M. & Herbert Katz Family Marcos, Fanny & Dennis Kerbel IMO Ida Lee Koenigsberg from her family & friends Rafael & Rebeca Kravec Sarah Bramson Kupchik IHO Rabbi Sol Landau from his family & friends Tania & Israel Lapciuc Mr. & Mrs. Emanuel Lassar Richard Levine Mellon Private Asset Management Barry & Toba Meiselman and Family Monroe & Judith Milstein Norwegian Cruise Line Linda & Joseph Pallot Milton & Anita Katz Paris Peacock Foundation

Melvin & Janet Richard

Harry Rosenzweig Harry & Ruth Rott IMO Mason & Delores “Sis” Schwartz Sheldon Ribotsky & Levine, CPAs Rick Silverman & Family Sirkin Family IMO Beatrice (Bea) Small from her loving family William & Jean Soman - IHO birth of Gabriel Erik Reiter, - IHO birth of Joseph Bernard Reiter, - IHO birth of Noah Marcus Reiter, - IHO birth of Sarah Caroline Dereser Soman Manuel Stern - In Memoriam Stiller, Zucker, & Trupkin Families Jonathan Symons IMO Cyril & Hazel Symons Sandra Tavlin Sooky Lehrman Trattner Samuel A. & Louise K. Tucker Ret Turner Madeleine & Bernard Wall Sylvia Ziffer - IMO Ewald Ziffer

$1,800 - CHAI CLUB A Star Contractors, Inc. Elinore Aronovitz IMO Judge Sidney Aronovitz The Sol & Lillian Ash Foundation Benjamin P. Baum Jocelyn Berman Jeffry, Edna & Jonathan Bernstein IHO Fannie & Harry Greenberg Michael & Linda Bittel Eileen & Robert Brautman Peggy & Jacob Brodzki Family Ann Broad Bussel & Family Lena Weinkle Chaikin - IMO Leo Chaikin Helene & Jeffrey Chait IMO Alain Albert Chalem Audrey Rothblatt Chenkin Elaine Cohen & Karl Mindlin IHO Helene Dubbin

Dorothy P. Cohn - IMO Fritzie & Nat Cohn Yaffa Dermer Betti Dulberger Burton Engels - IHO son-in-law Ira Giller Vivian G. Epstein - IMO Leon Epstein Sylvia & Robert Feltman Eloah & Mark Fisher IHO Kenneth Bloom Jefferson Ford Memorial Foundation Bruce & Susan Frank Daniel & Shirlee Cohen Freed Carol Fryd Donna Feig, Don, Michael & Fred Garvett IMO Robert & Leta Garvett Donna & Steve Feig - IHO Helene Dubbin & Teddi Segal Lenore Gaynor June Baumgardner Gelbart Foundation Helen Geller Gibbs Family - IHO Nell Gibbs’ 90th Birthday Jeffrey Gilbert IMO Felix Glickstein Ethel Gold Sally Goldman Morton & Gloria Goudiss - IMO Sol & Josie Goldstrom Annette & Ellis Gordon & Ellen & Marvin Schwartz - IHO Roberta Gordon Roberta Gordon, Ellen & Marvin Schwartz, Howard & Rosalie Gordon - IHO Annette & Ellis Gordon Morton & Gloria Goudiss IMO Lee & Marie Goudiss Dale & Charles Gratz - IMO Minnie & Irvin Salsbury Dr. Maurice & Sonya Greenfield Joyce Barsky-Greenstein Susan Gumbiner - IMO Leo Gumbiner Malvina Gutschmidt Sara Halam - IMO Henry Halam IHO Birthday of Martha Hessel Arthur H. Hertz IMO Fay & Larry Hochen

Elaine Kahn Beverly & Marvin Kaiman Samuel & Helene Kantor Joan Kasner - IMO David Kasner, M.D. Sue & Stan Katz/Doris & Bob Trohn - IMO Philip & Beatrice O. Trohn Erwin I. & Wendy Katz Howard & Barbara Katzen Hyman Kirsch Foundation IHO Judith & Elliot Kleiman’s 40th Anniversary Diana & Milton Kramer IMO Lachman Brothers Jeanne L. Landers Edna C. Lavitt Julian & Betty Lehman Howard & Judge Joan Lenard & Family Henry L. & Joan A. Lewis Juliet Lieber IHO - Irving & Beatrice Lippton’s 60th Anniversary IMO Lawrence H. Mann – Arnowitz, Mann, Raskin families & friends IHO - Gertrude R. Miller’s 80th Birthday Sheryl & Julian Meitin Miami Beach Chamber IHO Norman Giller Mr. & Mrs. Michael Milberg Carolyn & Leonard Miller IMO - Sandra Miriam Mordujovich Ken Myers - IMO Stanley Myers Ruth Neinken June Newbauer Rhoda & Joseph Oppenheimer Rhoda & Joseph Oppenheimer - IHO 50th Anniversary Maurice, Anna and Maureen Ostro IMO Max Ostro

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Support $1,800 - CHAI CLUB (continued) E. Albert Pallot Nancy Pastroff Brian C. Perlin - IMO George Goldbloom Dorothy & Stanley Pierce Politano Family - IMO Sofia & Jacob Mishkin Gabriel Powell Mr. & Mrs. Isaac Raijman RBC Wealth Management Martin & Anita Reingold/Lester Families IMO - Henry Reinhard Vinson & Randa Richter Norma Fuchs Resnick Minnie Rosenkranz Betty W. Rosenstein Rosenthal Family - IMO Hilda Becker Ruskin Family Jack & Harriet Safian & Ruth Klotzkin IMO Robert “Ruby” Salstein

Julio & Rela Schniadoski Shirlee Segall Schiller & Eva Rabin Rina Scott - IHO Ester & Arie Weinberg Yolande L. Selik - IMO 50 years of marriage to Jerome Selik Yolande L. Selik - IMO Jerome Selik Murray & Carol Shear IMO Sylvia Shorstein James & Debra Siegel Isaac & Rebeca Sklar Joseph M. & Marilyn K. Solomon IMO Mollie Glass Newman Spier Norma & Morton Steele Arthur T. Tenenbaum & Company, CPAs & Friends - IMO Ewald Ziffer The Travelers Foundation K. Peter & Yvonne R. Wagner Dr. Florence O. Wechsberg Elena & David Weck Elena & David Weck - IHO Their Friends A.B. & Helene Weiner

Cecile Weiss - IMO Milton Weiss Earl & Sally Wiener IMO Albert Weitzman David & Ruth Wilkes Allan P. & Norma Wilson Phil. Fund Harvey & Clara Young Miriam & Milton Zatinsky Fay Zinn

CUBAN CAMPAIGN: MEMORIAL TO SENDER & JULIA KAPLAN Alegre & Alberto Barrocas Esther & William Belfer Marc Belfer Jack Chester Stacy Belfer Cohen George Feldenkreis Lea & Jorge Ferenczi Oscar, Edward & Susan Ferenczi Solomon & Esther Garazi

Fanny & Marcos Kerbel Rebeca & Rafael Kravec Lidia & Moises Kriger Luisa & Dr. Isidoro Lerman Moises & Zoila Levin Jose & Ofelia Lurie Martin Mayer Sal & Sarah Mitchel Isaac & Nieves Olemberg Mr. & Mrs. Isaac Raijman Morris & Susy Rapport Brett Ratner for Mario & Fanita Presman Abe & Sarita Resnick Julio & Rela Schniadoski Isaac & Rebeca Sklar Saul & Rita Srebnick Lisa & Manny Synalovski Elena & David Weck Elena & David Weck - IHO 6 Friends Reinaldo & Arleen Winer

Consider a Gift Your contribution helps to preserve and share our Florida Jewish history collections through our exhibits and programs. Contact: Susan Gladstone at 786-972-3162 or

Memorials and tributes (May - August 2016) In Honor of...

Contributions to the Marcia Jo Zerivitz

In Memory of...

Isabel Bernfeld Anderson’s 80th birthday

Endowment Fund for Collection and Research

Edward S. Feldman

Jo Ann Arnowitz

in Honor of her Honorary Doctor of

Dolores “Dolly” Harris

Roberta Gordon

Letters Degree from FIU

Herb Freisner

Helene & Murray Dubbin’s 65th

Martin & Emily Glickstein

Marsha and Jeffrey Gilbert, Marissa,

wedding anniversary

Roberta Gordon

Brandon, Sabrina and Myles

Dolores “Dolly” Harris

Judy Gilbert-Gould

Nellye Israel Friedman, Mosaic Tampa co-chair

Chaim Lieberperson’s tour for Temple Judea

Brian C. & Wendy Traurig Perlin

Marcia Jo & Elliott Zerivitz

of Palm Beach County’s Confirmation

Doris & Frank Rosenblatt

David Gottlieb

Class of 2016

Betty Schoenbaum

Roberta Gordon

Rabbi Yaron Kapitulnick

Jackie & Bob Traurig

Sarah “Suki” Nelson

Norman Nebel’s 80th birthday

Irene Warner & Evan Katz

Jo Ann Arnowitz

Marsha & Ronnie Pollock

Isabel Bernfeld Anderson

Bob Traurig’s birthday

Speedy Recovery...

Roberta Gordon

Sylvia Tendler

Dr. Evan Katz

Rita Perlman

Irene Warner & Dr. Evan Katz’s

Jo Ann & Gary Arnowitz

Linda Jane Kohn

new baby granddaughter,

Roberta Gordon

Miriam Zatinsky

Hazel Sophia

Isabel Bernfeld Anderson

Isabel Bernfeld Anderson Jo Ann & Gary Arnowitz

Thank You for Your Tribute! When a contribution is made (minimum amount: $18), acknowledgements are sent to both the donor and donee. Send a taxdeductible check payable to the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, or call 786-972-3163 or visit and click on the Join and Support tab. Please indicate the reason for the contribution and where acknowledgement is to be sent.


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Heritage Society Consider becoming a member of the Heritage Society by making a planned gift to the museum, which can help provide for the future growth of our operations, programs and exhibits. For more information, please contact Susan Gladstone, or 786-972-3162.

We thank and recognize some of those members who have made this commitment. Michael Craig Aller Isabel Bernfeld Anderson Bernie Bercuson* Mark B. Cohn Helene & Murray Dubbin Helen Salomon Eggnatz* Myra Farr* Deborah Regal Feterson* Ira Giller Norman Giller* Barton & Sandy Goldberg Frances L. Gross (Leslie Jay Gross) Eugene Guttman*

Bernard Janis*

Lewis Mittman

Beatrice Schwartz*

Jay Jensen*

Michael D. Orovitz

Tamra Sheffman

Lewis & Marcia Kanner

David* & Rita Perlman

Samuel Silver

Marshall Karasik*

Dr. Harold Posner*

Gary & Julie Simon

Marc & Henrietta Katzen

Eva Rabin*

Robert H. Traurig

Ida Lee Koenigsberg*

Leonard Robbins*

Jacqueline Traurig

Sarah Kupchik*

Ruth Robbins*

Gale Goldstein Tucker

Marshall Landy*

Muriel Rosen*

Helen Uchitel*

Myrna Leonard

Patricia Russell*

Leonard A. Wien

Norman Levine

D. Jerry Sall*

Florence Wise*

Sarah Luddle*

Norma Salz

Marcia Jo Zerivitz

Boris Malina*

Bernice Samkoff*

Howard R. Miller

Shirlee Segall Schiller

* deceased

Museum Volunteers and Opportunities Would you like to volunteer? No prior experience is needed — we provide all the training. Volunteer Opportunities include: Docents, Administrative and Oral Histories Call today to become a part of this experience: 786-972-3163. Chair of Volunteers: Isabel Bernfeld Anderson Oral History Program Elaine Litvak Kathy Rosen Administrative & Event Support Isabel Bernfeld Anderson Alice Barth Wendy Belkin Dorothy Cohn Inge Gatto Janet Liedeker June Mersky Allen Shaw

Irene Shiekman Janice Silver Claire Warren Sonya Vinitskaya Docents Jorge Bargman Howard Brayer Linda Dillon Elaine Brauner Dobin Lisa Donner Reggie Feldman-Goldstein Mark Gordon Al Greenspoon Judith Greenspoon Joel Horowitz Shirley Kahn

Andrea Julie Kovacs Marilyn Levingston Elaine Litvak Barbara Musikar Georgia Nimer Barry Ranish Mort Scharfman Myrna Shanker Allen Shaw Jonathan Symons Janet Wolk Judith Wurtman

JMOF-FIU Volunteer, Claire Warren, selling concessions for the Summer Matinee Series.

Teen Docents Shelly Gottlieb Genna Grodin Romi Levin-Duran

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Contacts To contact a staff member at the museum, please dial 786-972-(extension). For general information about the museum, including location, hours, directions and admission, please call the main line at 305-672-5044. NAME


Jo Ann Arnowitz

Executive Director / Chief Curator



Susan Gladstone

Development Director JMOF-FIU


Chaim Lieberperson Education Manager


Eva Shvedova

Admissions / Groups / Museum Store


Roberta Gordon

Administrative Coordinator


Howard Horowitz

Fiscal Administrator & Grants Manager


Jackie Goldstein

Assistant Curator


Nancy Doyle Cohen

Membership Director


Gita Shonek

Marketing / Program Director


Catalina Jaramillo

Exhibition Designer


Pierre Delerme

Maintenance Supervisor


Hours: The museum is open Tuesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. We are closed on Mondays and holidays.

Admission Adults $6.00

Adult group (20 or more) (group reservations required) $5.00

Senior/Student $5.00

Museum members


Family $12.00

Children under six


School group, per child

Saturdays FREE


To book a group tour for students or adults, call 786-972-3176.

Fall Exhibit Schedule Cinema Judaica: The Epic Cycle (1947-71)

On view through October 23, 2016

Calen Bennett: Synagogues in Cuba, 2015

On view through December 11, 2016

Jewish Treasures from the Caribbean by Wyatt Gallery

September 20, 2016 – December 11, 2016

Hot Couture: Florida Jews on the Fashion Scene

November 15, 2016 – November 2017

COMING SOON Stitching History from the Holocaust December 20, 2016 – March 19, 2017 | Members’ Opening: December 19 In the winter of 1939, Paul Strnad, who was living in Prague, wrote to his cousin Alvin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, to obtain an affidavit to help him and his wife Hedwig escape the onslaught of Nazi Germany. Paul sent Alvin sketches of Hedwig’s clothing designs, in the hopes that these examples of her work would provide evidence of their financial independence. Despite Alvin’s best efforts to obtain visas for the couple, Paul and Hedy perished in the Holocaust. Years later, the sketches were discovered by Alvin’s family members, and, thanks to the efforts of the Milwaukee Repertory Theater, Hedy’s drawings were brought to life. An original exhibit created by and on loan from Jewish Museum Milwaukee. — Exhibit Sponsor: Funding Arts Network and Robert Arthur Segall Foundation


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So What Is The Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU? The Jewish Museum of Florida opened in 1995 in a former historic synagogue that housed the first congregation on Miami Beach. Built in 1936, the Henry Hohauser designed building that underwent a two-year restoration, boasts Art Deco features, a copper dome and 80 stained glass windows. In 2007, the museum expanded into the original 1929 synagogue next door after a one-year restoration, now The Jonathan Symons Building. Both buildings are on the National Register of Historic Places. In 2008, the two buildings were connected with a skylighted Bessie’s Bistro. The museum is much more than beautiful buildings. It is a place that presents its own and traveling exhibits, sponsors cultural and educational programs, houses a Collections & Research Center reflecting 250 years of Florida Jewish history, and communicates Jewish history, art, culture and values to Jews and non-Jews alike in an informal mode. The museum is also a place where Jews of all ages and stripes discover and reaffirm their rich heritage — thus helping to strengthen Jewish identity and ensure Jewish continuity. So how did all this get started? You may already know if you are among those who participated in and enjoyed the exhibit MOSAIC: Jewish Life in Florida that traveled to 13 cities (1990-94). Depicting Florida Jewish history from 1763 to the present, this was a statewide grassroots project to collect material evidence from the time Jews were first allowed to live in the Sunshine State. Thousands of photographs, artifacts and oral histories were gathered from families and this collection continues now in the museum, which was created as a result of the interest and support garnered from the original MOSAIC project. Where the traveling exhibit was the launch, the Jewish Museum of Florida further delves into the state’s rich Jewish history of yesterday and today — for the future. Historic Partnership with Florida International University (FIU) Following the approval of the museum’s Board of Directors, Florida International University’s Board of Trustees and the Florida Board of Governors, the museum became part of the FIU family in December 2012. This historic partnership leverages the resources of the museum and FIU, igniting a new era of interdisciplinary education and research focused on the history of the Jewish experience in Florida, the ways in which Florida Jews influence and are influenced by the cultural dynamics of Florida, the nation and the world, and issues of discrimination against all peoples in Florida throughout history. A key component of the partnership is the relocation of a variety of FIU programs, including the Jewish Studies Certificate Program, to the museum’s facilities. The plan also includes the expansion of academic programs and research endeavors designed to educate FIU students, faculty and the greater Florida community about the challenges of the immigrant experiences shared by all ethnicities in the State. Whether your family has lived in Florida for eight generations, as some have, or just arrived — YOUR story is an important tile in the MOSAIC. Join us!

Yes! I want to help preserve Florida Jewish history through the Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU To join online visit and click on the Join and Support tab. Or clip this form and mail to 301 Washington Avenue, Miami Beach, FL 33139 or fax to 305-672-5933. Basic membership benefits: • Free museum admission for a full year • Subscription to TILES, member newsletter • Invitations to exhibit openings and special events • Discounts in Museum Store • Access to the Collections & Research Center Enroll me as a new member Re-enroll me Call me to discuss an upgrade of my current membership level. Phone: ______-_______-_________ Your Name: _______________________________________________________________________________ I am a current member, and I want to give a GIFT MEMBERSHIP to: Gift Membership Name: _______________________________________ Address: _____________________________________________ City: _______________________________________________________________________ State: _______ Zip: _____________________ Membership benefits last for a FULL YEAR. Please check the level of your annual support: $1,000 Benefactor $250 Patron $40 Single Parent Family

$1,000 Corporate Benefactor $125 Donor $40 Senior Couple

$500 Sponsor $50 Basic Family $36 Individual

$500 Corporate Sponsor $30 Senior Individual

Enclosed is my tax-deductible check, payable to: JEWISH MUSEUM OF FLORIDA - FIU for a total of $ ____ , _________ or charge my: VISA MasterCard American Express in the amount of $ ____ , _________ Credit Card #: _______________________________________________ Expiration Date: _______ /_______ Security Code: ___________ Name on card: _________________________________________________________________ Phone (day): _______-_______-__________ Address: ____________________________________________________________ Email Address: __________________________________ City: ___________________________________________________________________ State: _______ Zip: ___________________________ TILES | Newsletter of the Jewish Museum of Florida – FIU | September 2016


Jewish Museum of Florida


301 Washington Avenue Miami Beach, FL 33139


The Museum is supported by individual contributions, foundations, memberships and grants from the State of Florida, Department of State, Division of Cultural Affairs and the Florida Council on Arts and Culture, the Miami-Dade County Tourist Development Council, the Miami-Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs and the Cultural Affairs Council, the Miami-Dade County Mayor and Board of County Commissioners and the City of Miami Beach, Cultural Affairs Program, Cultural Arts Council. 16063_08/16

Visit the Orovitz Museum Store for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts for everyone! Shop a wide selection of jewelry, museum memorabilia, home goods, Judaica, books, cards, children’s gifts and more! Join to save: Museum members SAVE 10% on store purchases. Open 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday – Friday For store information, call: 786-972-3176 Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU 301 Washington Avenue • Miami Beach, FL 33139 305-672-5044 •

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