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VOL. 11 NO. 12                                                                          DECEMBER 2021

      Nearly 100 Professionals Gather for Federation’s First

      In-Person Business Networking Event Since Pandemic

         Hosting its first in-person event since the start of the   further, keeping local professionals linked to the Jewish   guests raised their hands when asked who moved here
      COVID-19 pandemic, Jewish Federation of Palm Beach   business  community,”  shared  B&P  Chairwoman Amy   in the last 24 months. Due to the tremendous community
      County’s Business and Professionals (B&P) Networking   Terwilleger, the first female chair of B&P and a Federation   growth,  Federation  also  had  a  representative  from  its
      Happy Hour drew a vibrant crowd of nearly 100 business   Board member, as well as a business litigation shareholder   newcomers’  initiative  on  hand  to  discuss  ways  to  get
      professionals and community leaders at Roxy’s Rooftop Bar.  at Gunster. “We have an incredible opportunity to make   involved, and provide them a welcome gift.
         “As the ‘city hall’ of the Jewish community, Federation   an impact.”
      offers so many options for keeping residents connected to      Spotlighting  the  recent  growth  of  the  business  and   Nearly 100 Professionals Gather on page 2
      Jewish life in the Palm Beaches, and B&P takes it a step   professional  community,  approximately  one-third  of

                                                                                                           Jam ie Leeds, Sonali  Michael  Hoffman, Amy
      Ryan Tarnow, Janet Till  Josh Stowell, Lilli Resto  Adam Seligman, Colin Shalo Sam Shuster, Daniel Mark  Mendiratta          Terwilleger
      Beth David Hosts Tennis Mixer

         Temple  Beth  David  members  recently  gathered  in-  six courts and competed for highest
      person for their first large social event since the beginning   scoring male and female prizes.
      of  the  pandemic.  Through  the  creative  planning  and     The luncheon took place outside
      problem solving of a dedicated committee, led by Dr. Lisa   in a spacious tent located between
      Schulman, they were able to plan and deliver a sold-out   the  putting  green  and  the  golf
      event, the first of its kind at Temple Beth David: A Tennis   course  on  what  turned  out  to  be
      Mixer & Outdoor Luncheon.                         a  magnificent  day.  Fifty-seven
         The event was held at Eastpointe Country Club, with   people  aged  23  to  90+  attended
      a morning mixed doubles tennis event organized by Tara   the luncheon, enjoying an omelet
      Puc,  Director  of Tennis  at  Eastpointe,  that  ran  from  9
      a.m. to noon. Twenty-four tennis players, 13 men and 11   Beth David Hosts Tennis Mixer
      women ranging in age from their 20s to their 70s, filled   on page 2
      Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church,

      Temple Israel Sponsor Teen Essay Contest

      To Honor Reverend Dr.                             Temple Israel of West Palm Beach are sponsoring an essay   Martin Luther King Jr. Shabbat service, open to the entire
                                                        contest for middle school students and older – the MLK Essay
                                                                                                           community and held at Temple Israel on Friday evening,
      Martin Luther King Jr.                            Contest. Students are invited to submit essays on either of   January 14, at 6:30 p.m.
                                                        the following topics: “What Can Our Communities – Jews      Leaders  and  members  of  both  congregations  will
         In observance of the birthday of the Reverend Dr. Martin   and Blacks – Learn from Each Other?” or “How Can Our   participate in the service through spoken word and music.
      Luther King Jr., Historic Tabernacle Baptist Church and   Nation Achieve Racial Healing?”            Temple Israel invites the community to join the Friday
                                                                                   Essays should be no more   night event, but please RSVP and refer to the temple’s On-
                                                                                 than  500  words  in  length.   Site Attendance Policy found on
                                                                                 Essays  will  be  judged  by   for the required COVID-19 documentation. The service
                                                                                 Reverend  Kevin  Jones    will also be broadcasted via Zoom and livestreamed to the
                                                                                 and  Rabbi  Jeffrey  Salkin,   temple website.
                                                                                 and  will  be  evaluated  on      Essay  submissions  should  be  sent  to  Jackie  Klein,
                                                                                 originality  of  thought  and   Religious  School  & Youth  Programming  Director  at
                                                                                 composition skills.       Temple Israel – – who can also
                                                                                   The  two  winners  –  one   be reached at (561) 833-8421 for more information. The
                                                                                 from  each  community  –   deadline for submissions is December 24, and winners will
                                                                                 will read their essays at the   be notified by January 1.
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