Note: Events are current as of 10/26. Please check with organizers for any changes.
Wednesday - 11/7 - Chabad Drama Club for ages 4-11 is presented by the Palm Beach Jewish Center at The Chabad House, 361 S. County Road. Channel your child’s inner “drama queen’ and help his or her talents emerge. Snacks will be served. Some time will be spent rehearsing for Chanukah Lights, the Musical theatrical presentation that the children will perform at the annual Chanukah on Worth celebration. Wednesdays through 11/28. 4:30-5:30 pm. $70/session (includes participation in the club and the Chanukah musical). RSVP: 659-3884.
11/8 - Living to Laugh: Humor as our Reason for Being - Presented as part of the Lunch ‘n Learn Series by Chabad of East Boca Raton at Asia Restaurant, 7600 W. Camino Real. Two times: Lunch ‘n Learn: Noon-1 pm; regular class: 8-9 pm. $25 (book is included). Lunch available for purchase. 361-3939.
Sunday - 11/11 - Kristallnacht Film Forum: Premier Screening & Reception at Jewish Federation of South Palm Beach County, Zinman Hall, 9901 Donna Klein Blvd., Boca Raton. The film Nicky’s Family tells the nearly forgotten story of Nicholas Winton, an Englishman who organized the rescue of 669 Czech and Slovak children just before the outbreak of World War II. Two shows: 3 pm, & 7:30 pm. Advance tickets: 3 pm show: $10/adults, $7/students with valid ID; 7:30 pm show: $10/general admission; $18/at the door. Reception: Thank 12 local rabbis for their spiritual contributions during trips to Poland and Israel. 5 pm. $180 donation to March of the Living Scholarship Fund. 852-6045 or www.jewishboca.org.
Wednesday -11/14 - Lecture: Holocaust by Bullets by Father Patrick Desbois is presented by FAU’s Center for Holocaust and Human Rights Education at B’nai Torah Congregation, 6261 SW 18th St., Boca Raton. Father Patrick Desbois, president of the Yahad-In Unum Association, has worked closely with the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to preserve the memory of Ukraine’s former Jewish community. His lifelong work of confronting anti-Semitism and promoting Catholic-Jewish understanding has received international media attention. His recent book, The Holocaust by Bullets: A Priest’s Journey to Uncover the Truth Behind the Murder of 1.5 Million Jews, will be available at the event. 7-9 pm. Free. 297-1168.
Friday -11/15 - Jacob’s Ladder: Actualizing Your Higher Calling - Presented as part of the Torah Studies Series at Chabad of East Boca Raton, 120 NE 1st Ave., Boca Raton. Two times: 11 am-noon; 8-9 pm. $25 (book is included). Lunch available for purchase. 361-3939.
Sunday -11/18 - The Kabbalah of Sleep: How to Reenergize and Prioritize Your Life - Presented as part of the Rosh Chodesh Society Course at Chabad of East Boca Raton, 120 NE 1st Ave., Boca Raton. Seven-class course runs once a month through 5/11. Desserts and refreshments served. 7-8 pm. $79.99 (book included)/seven-class course or $15/class. 417-7797.
Thursday - 11/22 - A Love Called Hatred: The Fascinating Story of King Menasheh - Presented as part of the Torah Studies Series at Chabad of East Boca Raton, 120 NE 1st Ave. Two times: 11 am-noon; 8-9 pm. $25 (book is included). Lunch available for purchase. 361-3939 or www.chabadbocabeaches.com.
November 25-December 1
Monday -11/26 - Jewish Home Security System - Presented by the Jewish Women’s Circle at Craft Gallery, 5911 S. Dixie Hwy., West Palm Beach. Learn the secret to the Jewish home’s best face-lift and the beauty of the mitzvah of mezuzah. Create and design a one-of-a-kind fused mezuzah case or havdalah spice box. 7 pm. $18. 659-3884.
Thursday - 11/29 - The Tune of Ambivalence: Navigating Through Tough Existential Dilemmas - Presented as part of the Torah Studies Series at Chabad of East Boca Raton, 120 NE 1st Ave. Two times: 11 am-noon; 8-9 pm. $25 (book is included). Lunch available for purchase. 361-3939.
Friday -11/30 - T.G.I. Shabbat at Chabad of East Boca, 120 NE 1st Ave. Monthly Friday night Shabbat dinner with Challah, gefilte fish, chicken soup, and all the other traditional foods. 6:10 pm. $25/adults, $12/children ages 3-12. 417-7797.
11/30 - Christmas Children’s Chorus at First United Methodist Church of Boca Raton, 625 NE Mizner Blvd., Boca Raton. Held again 12/2. 7 pm. Free. 395-1244.
For holiday church bazaars please see the Community Calendar.
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