Around South Florida

"The Kaballah: The Evolution of Jewish Spiritual Practice," lecture, 10 a.m. Nov. 14 at Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. With scholar-in-residence Rabbi Mitchell Chefitz. Free. Call 305-469-3326.

"Holocaust By Bullets," lecture about the Holocaust in the Ukraine, 7 p.m. Nov. 14 at B'nai Torah Congregation, 6261 SW 18th St., Boca Raton. With the Rev. Patrick Desbois, president of Yahad-In Unum Association. Co-sponsor: Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education at Florida Atlantic University. Admission free. Information: Christopher Stotz at FAU, 561-297-1168.

"Spiritual Entrepreneurship," lecture, 6 p.m. Nov. 14 at Florida International University, 11200 SW Eighth St., Miami. With Dipak C. Jain, dean of INSEAD-Paris business school. In room SIPA 125. Admission free. Go to

Leon Schagrin, author of “The Horse Adjutant,” lecturing at 2:30 p.m. Nov. 15 at Holocaust Documentation and Education Center, 2031 Harrison St., Hollywood. Schagrin's book retells his experience caring for horses of officers of the Third Reich. Cost: $5. RSVP: 954-929-5690, ext. 378.

"PJs and Cookies," children's storytime, 4 p.m. Nov. 15 at Congregation Kol Tikvah, 6750 N. University Drive, Parkland. With dramatic readings of “Good Night, Laila Tov” and “The Apple Tree's Discovery” by children's authors Laurel Snyder and Peninnah Schram. Cost: $8 per family. Information: 954-660-2074.

Service of Inclusion, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 16 at Temple Bat Yam, 5151 NE 14th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale. Special 45-minute service for people with physical disabilities and other special needs. Information: 954-928-0410.

"Year in Review," address at Faith Forum, 7 p.m. Nov. 16 at Calvary Chapel, 2401 W. Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauderdale. With Jerry Newcombe, senior producer at Truth in Action Ministries. Also planned: screening of "One Small Candle," 16-minute documentary about the search of the Pilgrims for religious freedom. Admission free.

Movie Night, 7 p.m. Nov. 17 at Chabad Lubavitch of Greater Boynton Beach, 10655 El Clair Ranch Road. Featured: "A Boy Named Avrohom." Admission free. Information: 561-732-4633.

"Blessings and Prayers That Work in Real Time," discourse, 10 a.m. Nov. 18 at Temple Israel, 137 NE 19th St., Miami. With scholar-in-residence Rabbi Mitchell Chefitz. Admission free. Call 305-573-5900.

"The Eight Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court," lecture, noon Nov. 19 at Temple Anshei Shalom, 7099 W. Atlantic Ave., Delray Beach. With Lois Cohen, vice president of education for a local chapter of Hadassah. Information: 561-495-1300.

 "Encounter," worship service, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at Redeeming Word Christian Center International, 2800 W. Prospect Road, Fort Lauderdale. With choir, minstrels, dancers, mime, flag. Admission free.

Thanksgiving community dinner, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Nov. 22 at Hollywood Faith Christian Center, 4315 Hollywood Blvd. Admission free. For information, call 954-983-7088 or go to

4th Chakra, concert, 2 p.m. Nov. 25 at St. John's on the Lake, 4760 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach. Fusion concert including Western rock and classical with North Indian ragas and talas. Cost: $20 for adults, $15 for seniors, $5 for students with IDs. Information: Carol Hoffman-Guzman, 786-309-1275.

 Taoist shrine, dedication, noon Dec. 1 at 10300 SW 72nd St. (Sunset Drive), suite 235, Miami. With vegetarian lunch and entertainment by Chinese Performing Arts Group of Palm Beach. Admission free. Sponsored by Taoist Chi Society along with Fung Loy Kok Institute of Taoism. Visit or call 305-598-3959.

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