Community Calendar

Jewish community events happening in Sarasota & Manatee.

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May 13, 2018
Yom Yerushalayim
May 19, 2018
Erev Shavuot
May 20 - May 21, 2018
Shavuot
May 28, 2018
Memorial Day
May

1 2018

JFSM Management Meeting

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM Management Meeting

May

1 2018

The Influence of Women in Judaism

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

We have much to learn from our matriarchs and unnamed woman of the Hebrew Bible as well as from the trend of egalitar…

May

1 2018

JFCS Tribute to Veterans Service to Community Awards Luncheon

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

The Francis
1289 N Palm Ave
Sarasota, FL 34236

JFCS will honor local veterans with its Tribute to Veterans Service to Community Award. This prestigious award is for…

May

1 2018

Education Scholarship Committee Meeting

1:00PM - 4:00PM  

Desenberg Room
580 McIntosh Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

Executive Committee meets to review scholarship applicants

May

2 2018

Temple Sinai's Introduction to the Bible

9:15AM - 10:15AM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Introduction to the Bible presented by Rabbi Michael Churgel Wednesdays 9:15 a.m.

May

2 2018

Temple Sinai Mind in the Making Workshop

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
sarasota, FL 34231

The Gan at Temple Sinai presents weekly workshops designed to enrich the lives of parents, grandparents and their…

May

2 2018

JFSM Team Meetings

12:00PM - 1:30PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Federation staff meeting

May

2 2018

The Original Brown Bag with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting

12:15PM - 1:30PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Original Brown Bag with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting, discussing world topics. Open to the community.

May

2 2018

Chabad of Sarasota JLI class - Existence

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Jewish Learning Institute Classes with Rabbi Steinmetz

May

3 2018

Chug Ivri (Advanced Hebrew Circle)

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Cheryl Cohen is the new instructor for Temple Beth Sholom's Chug Ivri, an informal study group of individuals who wis…

May

3 2018

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal

5:00PM - 9:30PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Sarasota Jewish Chorale Rehearsal.

May

4 2018

Passport To Israel Shabbat

8:45AM - 9:45AM  

Hershorin Schiff Community Day Schoo.
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Please join us for a special Shabbat as our students who attended the Israel trip share their wonderful experiences. …

May

4 2018

Brandeis National Committee Sarasota Chapter, Board Meeting

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Brandeis National Committee, Sarasota Chapter will hold 6 Board Meetings and 2 General Meetings during 2017/2018 to…

May

4 2018

The Impact of Yiddish Culture

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

This course will study the impact of Yiddish culture on the American scene as depicted in humor, comedy, contemporary…

May

4 2018

PJ Library Committee Wrap Up Meeting

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Desenberg Room
580 McIntosh Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

end of the year wrap up meeting

May

4 2018

Temple Sinai Rhythm & Jews Erev Shabbat Worship Service

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Rhythm & Jews Erev Shabbat Worship Service Friday at 6:00 p.m. and a wine and cheese welcome…

May

6 2018

Education Scholarship Interviews

12:00PM - 5:00PM  

Hecht School
580 McIntosh Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

Scholarship committee interviews applicants

May

7 2018

Scholarship Interviews

2:00PM - 5:00PM  

Desenberg Room
580 McIntosh Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

Education scholarship committee interviews applicants

May

7 2018

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: From Moses to Mossad: Our Jewish Spies

3:30PM - 4:45PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

This special course will include tales and reports of the success of Jewish spies whose primary goals was to save and…

May

8 2018

JFSM Management Meeting

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM Management Meeting

May

8 2018

The Influence of Women in Judaism

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

We have much to learn from our matriarchs and unnamed woman of the Hebrew Bible as well as from the trend of egalitar…

May

9 2018

Temple Sinai's Introduction to the Bible

9:15AM - 10:15AM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Introduction to the Bible presented by Rabbi Michael Churgel Wednesdays 9:15 a.m.

May

9 2018

Temple Sinai Mind in the Making Workshop

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
sarasota, FL 34231

The Gan at Temple Sinai presents weekly workshops designed to enrich the lives of parents, grandparents and their…

May

9 2018

NCJW Installation Luncheon

11:00AM - 2:00PM  

IMG Country Club Bradenton
4350 El Conquistador Pkwy
Bradenton, FL 34210

The 2018-2019 Board for NCJW will be installed.

May

9 2018

The Original Brown Bag with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting

12:15PM - 1:30PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Original Brown Bag with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting, discussing world topics. Open to the community.

May

9 2018

At the Movies with Gus

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

At the Movies with Gus Mollasis.

May

9 2018

Chabad of Sarasota JLI class - Existence

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Jewish Learning Institute Classes with Rabbi Steinmetz

May

10 2018

Education Scholarship Committee Meeting

10:00AM - 1:00PM  

Desenberg Room
580 McIntosh Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

Committee meets to allocate scholarship funds.

May

10 2018

Chug Ivri (Advanced Hebrew Circle)

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Cheryl Cohen is the new instructor for Temple Beth Sholom's Chug Ivri, an informal study group of individuals who wis…

May

10 2018

JFSM Staff Meeting

2:00PM - 2:45PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM Monthly Staff Meeting.

May

10 2018

Yesod

6:45PM - 8:45PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Meeting

May

11 2018

The Impact of Yiddish Culture

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

This course will study the impact of Yiddish culture on the American scene as depicted in humor, comedy, contemporary…

May

11 2018

BMYA Shabbat Dinner

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

BMYA Shabbat Dinner

May

11 2018

Temple Sinai Erev Shabbat Worship Service with 3rd Grade

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Erev Shabbat Worship Service led by 3rd Grade Religious School class and a wine and cheese welcome…

May

11 2018

The Dick Vitale Gala

6:30PM - 11:00PM  

The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota
1111 Ritz Carlton Drive
Sarasota, FL 34236

Raising Money For Pediatric Cancer Honorees: Jim Harbaugh (Head Football Coach-University of Michigan), Mike…

May

13 2018

Temple Sinai’s Men’s Club Mother’s Day Brunch

9:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai’s Men’s Club Mother’s Day brunch in honor of the women of Temple Sinai.

May

14 2018

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: From Moses to Mossad: Our Jewish Spies

3:30PM - 4:45PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

This special course will include tales and reports of the success of Jewish spies whose primary goals was to save and…

May

14 2018

JFSM BOARD OF DIRECTORS

4:00PM - 6:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM BOARD MEETING

This meeting has been rescheduled from 5/17 at noon.

May

14 2018

2018 JWRP Pre-Mission Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Private Meeting - By Invitation Only

May

15 2018

Time and Location: TBD

Course Cost: N'shei Membership: $36/Rebbetzin Circle $180

 

Contact Sara Steinmetz
Educati…

May

15 2018

JFSM Management Meeting

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM Management Meeting

May

15 2018

The Influence of Women in Judaism

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

We have much to learn from our matriarchs and unnamed woman of the Hebrew Bible as well as from the trend of egalitar…

May

15 2018

Campus Utilization Committee

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Private Event

By Invitation Only

May

15 2018

Education Scholarship Award Reception

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Zell Room
580 McIntosh Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

Award Reception for recipients of college scholarship

May

16 2018

Temple Sinai's Introduction to the Bible

9:15AM - 10:15AM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Introduction to the Bible presented by Rabbi Michael Churgel Wednesdays 9:15 a.m.

May

16 2018

Temple Sinai Mind in the Making Workshop

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
sarasota, FL 34231

The Gan at Temple Sinai presents weekly workshops designed to enrich the lives of parents, grandparents and their…

May

16 2018

Shalom SRQ Production Meeting

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Private Meeting

By Invitation Only

May

16 2018

AJC'S Summer Lunch & Learn Series

11:30AM - 1:30PM  

Michael's on East
1212 East Ave S
Sarasota, FL

11:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Michael’s On East, Sarasota Only $28 Per Lecture – Includes Luncheon! Reservations…

May

16 2018

The Original Brown Bag with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting

12:15PM - 1:30PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Original Brown Bag with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting, discussing world topics. Open to the community.

May

16 2018

At the Movies with Gus

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

At the Movies with Gus Mollasis.

May

16 2018

Chabad of Sarasota JLI class - Existence

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Jewish Learning Institute Classes with Rabbi Steinmetz

May

17 2018

Chug Ivri (Advanced Hebrew Circle)

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Cheryl Cohen is the new instructor for Temple Beth Sholom's Chug Ivri, an informal study group of individuals who wis…

May

17 2018

JFSM HR Meeting

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Private Meeting - By Invitation Only

May

18 2018

JFSM Marketing Meeting

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Marketing Meeting with AVIVA and JFCS

Private Meeting by Invitation Only

May

18 2018

The Impact of Yiddish Culture

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

This course will study the impact of Yiddish culture on the American scene as depicted in humor, comedy, contemporary…

May

18 2018

Temple Sinai Erev Shabbat Worship Service

6:00PM - 7:30PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Erev Shabbat Worship Service

May

19 2018

Temple Sinai Shavuot-Yizkor Worship Service and Tikkun Leil Shavuot Dessert

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai’s Shavuot and Yizkor Worship Service Friday at 7:00 p.m. followed by a Tikkun Leil Shavuot dessert…

May

20 2018

Temple Sinai’s Shavuot Service and Confirmation

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai’s Shavuot Service and Confirmation followed by the Confirmation Class Luncheon. Join our congregation…

May

21 2018

JFSM Closed-Shavuot

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Federation Campus
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, 34232

The Federation will be closed in observation of Shavuot.

May

21 2018

Sarasota Liberal Yeshiva: From Moses to Mossad: Our Jewish Spies

3:30PM - 4:45PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

This special course will include tales and reports of the success of Jewish spies whose primary goals was to save and…

May

22 2018

Board President Meeting

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Private Meeting - By Invitation Only

May

22 2018

The Influence of Women in Judaism

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

We have much to learn from our matriarchs and unnamed woman of the Hebrew Bible as well as from the trend of egalitar…

May

22 2018

JFSM Exec Director Meeting

12:00PM - 1:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Private Event - By Invitation Only

May

22 2018

ORT Tours Embracing Our Differences

12:00PM - 2:30PM  

Bayfront Park
2 Marina Plaza
Sarasota, FL 34236

Alice Cotman, our speaker, has been with “Embracing Our Differences” art exhibition since its inception in 2003…

May

22 2018

JFSM Governance Committee

1:00PM - 3:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM Governance Meeting

May

23 2018

Temple Sinai's Introduction to the Bible

9:15AM - 10:15AM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Introduction to the Bible presented by Rabbi Michael Churgel Wednesdays 9:15 a.m.

May

23 2018

Temple Sinai Mind in the Making Workshop

9:30AM - 11:30AM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
sarasota, FL 34231

The Gan at Temple Sinai presents weekly workshops designed to enrich the lives of parents, grandparents and their…

May

23 2018

Education Scholarship Committee Wrap-up Meeting

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Desenberg Room
580 McIntosh Rd.
Sarasota, FL 34232

wrap up meeting

May

23 2018

The Original Brown Bag with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting

12:15PM - 1:30PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Original Brown Bag with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting, discussing world topics. Open to the community.

May

23 2018

Marketing Meeting with Printer

3:00PM - 4:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Private Event

May

23 2018

At the Movies with Gus

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

At the Movies with Gus Mollasis.

May

23 2018

Chabad of Sarasota JLI class - Existence

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Jewish Learning Institute Classes with Rabbi Steinmetz

May

24 2018

Chug Ivri (Advanced Hebrew Circle)

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Cheryl Cohen is the new instructor for Temple Beth Sholom's Chug Ivri, an informal study group of individuals who wis…

May

25 2018

Temple Sinai Gan Celebrates Last Day of the School Year

10:00AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai’s Gan celebrates the last day of the school year with the youngsters singing and performing for…

May

25 2018

The Impact of Yiddish Culture

10:30AM - 11:45AM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

This course will study the impact of Yiddish culture on the American scene as depicted in humor, comedy, contemporary…

May

28 2018

Memorial Day-Federation Closed

9:00AM - 5:00PM  

Federation Campus
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, 34232

The Federation will be closed in observation of Memorial Day.

May

29 2018

JFSM Management Meeting

10:00AM - 11:30AM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

JFSM Management Meeting

May

30 2018

July Jewish News Advertising Deadline.

Click HERE to download a PDF of The Jewish News Media Kit.

May

30 2018

Temple Sinai's Introduction to the Bible

9:15AM - 10:15AM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Introduction to the Bible presented by Rabbi Michael Churgel Wednesdays 9:15 a.m.

May

30 2018

JFSM OPERATING COMMITTEE MEETING

12:00PM - 2:00PM  

Desenberg Room at Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Private Event by Invitation Only

May

30 2018

The Original Brown Bag with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting

12:15PM - 1:30PM  

Temple Sinai
4631 South Lockwood Ridge Road
Enter from Proctor Road only between Beneva and Swift Roads
Sarasota, FL 34231

Temple Sinai's Original Brown Bag with Rabbi Emeritus Geoff Huntting, discussing world topics. Open to the community.

May

30 2018

At the Movies with Gus

3:30PM - 5:00PM  

Hecht School at the Jewish Federation
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

At the Movies with Gus Mollasis.

May

30 2018

Chabad of Sarasota JLI class - Existence

7:30PM - 9:00PM  

Zell Room at The Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Mantee
580 McIntosh Rd
Sarasota, FL 34232

Jewish Learning Institute Classes with Rabbi Steinmetz

May

31 2018

Chug Ivri (Advanced Hebrew Circle)

10:30AM - 12:00PM  

Temple Beth Sholom
1050 S. Tuttle Avenue
Sarasota, FL 34240

Cheryl Cohen is the new instructor for Temple Beth Sholom's Chug Ivri, an informal study group of individuals who wis…