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WHAT: South Dade Chapter of Hadassah and Alper JCC co-sponsoring author Genie Milrom. Ms. Milgrom was born in Cuba into a Roman Catholic family of Spanish ancestry. After learning her family might have Jewish roots, her search for the truth took on a deep significance. Ms. Milgrom was able to document her unbroken maternal lineage as far back as 1480 to pre-Inquisition Spain and Portugal. Her book, “My 15 Grandmothers,” was recently published.

WHERE: Dave and Mary Alper JCC

WHEN: Feb 18, 7- 9:30 p.m.

CONTACT: 305-271-9000

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WHAT: Dr. Henry Abramson’s Jewish History Lecture Series. “The Alter Rebbe,” a fascinating discussion of Rabbi Schneur Zalman of Liadi, author of the Tanya and founder of Chabad.

WHERE: Young Israel of Bal Harbour, 9592 Harding Avenue 2nd Floor, Surfside

WHEN: Wed. evening, Feb 19, 8 p.m.

COST: No Charge

CONTACT: 305-866-0203

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WHAT: Sisterhood of Congregation Aitz Chaim presents a Jewish musical festival featuring cantors Asher Scharf and Mendel Klein, accompanied by pianist Don Edwards. The concert will include chassidic, Yiddish, Hebrew and operatic selections.

WHERE: 2518 N. Haverhill Rd, West Palm Beach

WHEN: Feb 23, 7:30 p.m.

COST: $18 per person (sponsors $50 – includes two tickets)

CONTACT: 561-684-6324

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WHAT: Dr. Henry Abramson’s Jewish History Lecture Series. Dr. Abramson speaks on “Salomon Maimon,” one of the most erudite rebels against Judaism in the 18th century.

WHERE: Young Israel of Bal Harbour, 9592 Harding Ave 2nd floor, Surfside

WHEN: Wed. evening, Feb 26, 8 p.m.

COST: No Charge

CONTACT: 305-868-0203

About the Author: Shelley Benveniste is South Florida editor of The Jewish Press.

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