Exploring Israel

6:30 pm | March 6

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Join us for a special evening co-sponsored by  Jewish Veg featuring Ori Shavit, prominent Israeli food critic, TedX speaker, and blogger. She will discuss how Israel has become a globally recognized leader in promoting healthier and compassionate diets. There will also be an interactive cooking demonstration and presentation with Ori.

Ori Shavit publishes recipes on her blog,, teaches vegan-cooking classes, and promotes veganism all over Israel. Before her move to veganism in 2011, Shavit trained in cooking and wrote about Israeli restaurants and food culture.

She was an editor and writer at “Al Hashulchan” Magazine, the leading gastronomic magazine in Israel. Ori has also worked in the media industry as a writer and producer for several Israeli newspapers and TV shows.

Her restaurant, Miss Kaplan, opened in 2015 in Tel Aviv. It has received excellent reviews in several publications, including CNN and

Please contact Mark Baranek at: Mark or call 305 538-7231 with any questions

AIPAC Policy Conference

March 26-28, 2017 Washington DC

AIPAC Policy Conference

Join Rabbi Gary Glickstein, Rabbi Gayle Pomerantz and fellow members of Temple Beth Sholom in our nation’s capital for the most important days impacting the U.S.-Israel relationship.

The AIPAC Policy Conference is the pro-Israel community’s preeminent annual gathering. The event attracts more than 15,000 pro-Israel Americans and 3,000 student activists from more than 630 campuses, 283 Student Government Presidents from all 50 states, more than two-thirds of Congress and more than 275 synagogue delegations. Over three jam-packed days, conference participants choose from hundreds of informative sessions and participate in the pro-Israel community’s largest and most important advocacy day.

Temple Beth Sholom sends a large delegation to the annual AIPAC spring conference in Washington DC.  Pre-conference meetings prepare new participants with support to make their first AIPAC conference an experience of a lifetime – and a desire to keep coming back.  If you are interested in learning more about March 2017 AIPAC Conference, please contact Advocacy Co-Chairs Danny Hertzberg and Ethan Grossman (see Committee section).