WHAT: Rabbi Benjamin Blech will take you with him on an incredible journey as he introduces you to Vendyl Joes, the man who inspired Steven Spielberg’s hero in “Raiders of the Lost Ark.” Find out how this former Christian minister came to head an international organization of non-Jews known as B’nei Noach, committed to observing the seven universal laws. WHERE: Young Israel of Bal Harbour, 9592 Harding Avenue (2nd floor) – parking behind building. WHEN: January 4 at 8 p.m. CONTACT: Phone – 305-866-0203 or e-mail – firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHAT: Meet the author series: Ernest Paul will be speaking about his books, “Ernest Triumphant!” and “Sara Triumphant!” Paul’s journey took him from a bucolic village in Czechoslovakia through the chaos and horror of World War II to the ordeals facing the fledging state of Israel and eventually to the shores of opportunity in North and South America.
WHERE: Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, 2031 Harrison St., Hollywood.
WHEN: Thursday, January 26 at 2:30 p.m.
COST: General admission, $5 per person. Members, free.
Students and education professionals (with school/university ID), free of charge.
CONTACT: To RSVP or for information about becoming a member, call 954-929-5690 (ext. 378) or e-mail email@example.com.