WHAT: Lasko Family Tours & RASG Hebrew Academy present a Passover Casino Night – gift cards, electronics, hotel getaways; fine jewelry, art, and religious Items at wholesale prices. All proceeds benefit the Hebrew Academy
WHERE: Fontainebleau Resort, Fleur de Lis Room, 4441 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
WHEN: Chol Hamoed, Sunday, April 8 at 9:30 p.m.
COST: Casino Gaming – minimum buy-in: $25. Texas Hold’em Tournament – buy-in: $100. Includes kosher l’Pesach buffet; buffet only: $50
CONTACT: 305-532-6421, ext. 110 or DevelopmentOffice@rasg.org
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WHAT: Matzah to the Troops: Miami-based Aleph Institute needs your help to send military installations shmurah matzah, food and materials for sedarim for over 2,000 Jewish military personnel and 4,000 Jewish inmates. Aleph sends over 50,000 lbs. of kosher for Passover food. The cost is astronomical. Your assistance is needed.
CONTACT: Make a pledge by calling 305-864-5553 or visiting the Aleph website at www.aleph-institute.org/freedom.
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WHAT: Join SPARKS for a night of fun and exploration into our deeper selves as we come together to share ideas and thoughts. SPARKS offers services for pre and postnatal women to help with symptoms of postpartum depression and other women’s issues.
Welcoming remarks by Rebbetzin Chani Lipskar; keynote speaker Diane Glanz PharmD RPH doctor in France and U.S. speaking on “A Woman’s Health is a Woman’s Wealth.”
Refreshment buffet of salads, sushi and sweets; question and answer session; raffle.
WHERE: The Shul of Bal Harbour, 9540 Collins Ave, Surfside.
WHEN: April 17 at 7 p.m.
CONTACT: call 305-868-2426 or visit www.sparkscenter.org.
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WHAT: Be a performer at South Florida’s Israel 64 Independence Day Celebration. The 2012 talent competition for grades 6-12 will include singing, acting, dancing and stand-up comedy. First-place winner will receive an airline ticket to Israel on El Al Airlines.
WHERE: Michael-Ann Russell JCC, 18900 NE 25th Avenue, North Miami Beach.
WHEN: June 18
COST: For information, visit www.marjcc.org.
CONTACT: Call 305-932-4200, ext. 145/151
About the Author: Shelley Benveniste is South Florida editor of The Jewish Press.
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