We already know our members are the BEST, so it's nice when they are recognized by others who are just catching on to that fact!

RABBI HEYN TO RECEIVE THE "LIGHT OF UNITY" AWARD

Unity orabbi_tomn the Bay has selected Rabbi Heyn as the recipient of their 2016 "Light of Unity" Award. The award is given each year to a leader in the South Florida community who shares Unity on the Bay's core values of "Diversity, Generosity, Gratitude, Integrity, Love, Spirit-led and Wisdom" and who supports their vision of "humanity inspired to its divinity."

The award will be presented at Unity on the Bay's annual Gala, which will be held on Friday, November 4, at the Deauville Hotel in Miami Beach (420 Lincoln Rd, Miami Beach, FL 33139). The evening begins at 7:00 p.m. Rabbi Heyn will be conducting an important Kabbalat Shabbat service that evening with Mayor Cindy Lerner, dedicated to raising awareness about Sea Level Rise, several members of Temple Israel will hopefully attend the Gala in support the excellent relationship we enjoy with our "sister congregation."

Rabbi will join Jill and TI friends at the Gala at 9:00 p.m. and the award will be presented at 9:20 p.m. Attend the Gala.

PETER BERMONT AND RICHARD MILSTEIN HONORED BY AFP

honoreesTemple Israel member Peter L. Bermont (left) will receive the "Outstanding Philanthropist" award, while Temple Israel member Richard C. Milstein (right) is one of two recipients of the "James W. Mclamore Outstanding Volunteer" award being bestowed by AFP.

The Miami Chapter of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) honors the two Temple Israel members at an awards luncheon on Friday November 4, 2016. The annual event celebrates National Philanthropy Day and honors philanthropists, volunteers and community leaders who make a difference through their selfless acts of generosity and kindness.  

The luncheon will take place at the Hilton Miami Downtown (1601 Biscayne Boulevard Miami FL 33132) from 11:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Please join Howard Goldstein, Rabbi Heyn, and other TI friends to show our pride and support for our members who are being honored. Attend the luncheon.

ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE TO HONOR ELIZABETH F. SCHWARTZ

efs-headshot-colorThe Florida office of the Anti-Defamation League will hold its annual Miami Jurisprudence Luncheon on Thursday, Nov 10.

Among this year's honorees is Temple Israel member Elizabeth F. Schwartz.

For her years of service, she has been tapped to receive the ADL's 2016 Miami Jurisprudence Award which will be added to a long list of other awards she has received. The luncheon will be from 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. at the JW Marriott Marquis (255 Biscayne Boulevard Way.) Attend the luncheon.

Congratulations to Gerald K. Schwartz, Esq.!

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