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                                                  LocaL happenings

      Weekly Show Celebrates                            affiliate. In addition to being produced by Jewish Federation   Rev. Ron Hilliard of First Presbyterian Church of West Palm

      40th Season                                       of Palm Beach County, the show has benefited from the   Beach. Their comments explained how the Holocaust was
                                                        production services of Jupiter-based Blue Sky Productions.   enabled by a “perfect storm” of circumstances and how there
         mosaic, the weekly news show widely recognized as   Last year, mosaic attracted 60,000 viewers on air and online.  were some who responded with courage and kindness.
      the Palm Beaches’ primary source for exploring timely      “Our goal is simple: Explore and bring awareness to      Rev. Hilliard added that in today’s divided world it is
      issues affecting the local and global Jewish communities, is   issues that affect the Jewish community — locally and across   still possible to act as rescuers to those who are different and
      celebrating an impressive 40th season this spring.   the globe,” said Susan Shulman Pertnoy, host of mosaic.   devalued.
                                                        “Together with the partnership of Jewish Federation and the
                                                        generous individuals who empower mosaic, we are providing   Judea Supports Social Justice
                                                        our community with fascinating insight from world-class
                                                        experts on everything from rising antisemitism, to conflict      Temple Judea recently presented the inaugural allocation
                                                        in the Middle East, to the future of the Jewish community of   from the Howard Weingrow Memorial Fund to the Mama
                                                        the Palm Beaches.”                                 Ada Foundation in recognition of its work to support social
                                                           Over the years, Kay and Pertnoy have interviewed notable   justice, nonviolence, and human rights. The event included
                                                        individuals including Elie Wiesel, Larry King, Madeleine   a special Shabbat worship service honoring the memory of
                                                        Albright, Andrea Mitchell, David Gregory, Ehud Barak,   Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
                                                        David Gergen, Ambassador Dan Shapiro, Natan Sharansky,
                                                        Alan Dershowitz, Bret Stephens, Mo Rocca, and dozens more
                                                        politicians, journalists, luminaries, and celebrities.

                                                        inSIGHT Highlights

      Co-host Susan Shulman Pertnoy interviews David Gregory   Holocaust Experts
      for an episode of mosaic.
                                                           Two nationally known experts on the Holocaust spoke at
                                                        inSIGHT Through Education’s first interfaith program at the
                                                        Eissey Campus Theater, Palm Beach State College.
                                                           Peter Hayes, author of the critically acclaimed Why?
                                                        Explaining the Holocaust, and Stanlee Stahl, executive
                                                        director of the Jewish Foundation for the Righteous,
                                                        enthralled  an  audience  of  inSIGHT  members,  college
                                                        students, and special guests from area churches, including
                                                                                                              The Howard Weingrow Memorial Fund was established
                                                                                                           by Terry & Frank Vaccaro and Muriel Weingrow in memory
                                                                                                           of their beloved husband and father, Howard.
                                                                                                              The mission of The Mama Ada Foundation is to bring
                                                                                                           economic empowerment to people living in villages in
                                                                                                           Kenya’s western Rift Valley by providing tuition scholarships
                                                                                                           to students so they can attend school. Beginning with high
                                                                                                           school, students are required to pay their own way, which
      Behind the scenes with the production team and talent on a                                           places impossible economic burdens on families. The
      recent filming of mosaic                                                                             Foundation also provides seed and fertilizer for small-scale
                                                                                                           (one acre or less) farmers, so they can grow adequate crops
         Produced by the Jewish Federation of Palm Beach                                                   to feed their families.
      County, the magazine-style show provides viewers exclusive
      interviews with some of the country and the world’s most                                             Beth Am Volunteers
      notable figures. The show’s longevity and growing audience
      is a testament to community leaders and hosts Barbara Kay                                            at Soup Kitchen
      and more recently, Susan Shulman Pertnoy, whose leadership   Stanlee Stahl, Executive Director of the Jewish Foundation
      and dedication have helped bring the most critical causes   for the Righteous; Dr. Roberta Wiener, inSIGHT Co-     Temple Beth Am congregants got off to a great start in
      facing the community to a mass media stage. The show is   President; Elaine Lewis; Carol Greifer; Rev. Ron Hilliard;   2019 by spending the evening of MLK Day serving their
      100 percent supported by generous community members.  Barbara Pisani; Barbara Hurwit, inSIGHT Co-President;   less-fortunate neighbors with dignity and a smile. It was a
         mosaic airs Sundays from January through April 2019   Edie Broida; Anita Naftaly; Roz Lewy; and Peter Hayes,   wonderful reminder of Dr. King’s message of love and care
      at 10:30 a.m. on WPTV News Channel 5, the local NBC   author of Why? Explaining the Holocaust.       for all our brothers and sisters.
                                                                                                              Once again, there was a full house of cheerful, dedicated
                                                                                                           volunteers from TBA, all giving their time to make a
                                                                                                           difference and spread some much-welcomed kindness.
                                                                                                              Temple Beth Am provides hot meals on the third Monday
                                                                                                           of each month, 5-6:30 p.m., at St. George’s Soup Kitchen,
                                                                                                           and is happy to provide ongoing service by giving back to
                                                                                                           the community.

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