The documentary film is in Hebrew, English and Arabic with English subtitles, and tells the story of three gay Palestinian men who flee their West Bank homes for Tel Aviv, the most LGBT-friendly city in the Middle East, where they still faced innumerable challenges surviving and living there illegally.
The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
The event is cosponsored with the Consulate General of Israel in Florida and Puerto Rico, Ru’ach, Creative Arts Enterprises, and the Miami Gay and Lesbian Film Festival. The temple is at 137 NE 19th St.
The Miami Children’s Chorus will present "All together Now," one of a series of free community sing-along concerts at 11:30 a.m. Saturday at Homestead Community Center, 1601 N. Krome Ave.
Call 305-662-7494 for more information.
The Miami Council for International Visitors, has launched its "Campaign for Global Engagement," which invites citizens to join and help make better international relations.
To become a volunteer, or for more information on the organization, call Annette at 305-421-6344.
A warm Friends and Neighbors salute to the Miami Rescue Mission, which recently received a $20,000 grant from The Mary Kay Foundationfor its work in providing a safe space for women escaping domestic violence. The check was presented by Jessica Bier, the great-granddaughter of Mary Kay Ash, founder of Mary Kay cosmetics.
The Miami Rescue Mission was one of more than 150 domestic violence shelters across the country receiving the grant, for a total of $3 million.
Also, at the special ceremony, state Rep. Cynthia Stafford, D-Miami, who was honored for her work with women dealing with domestic violence. The ceremony was at Florida International University’s Betty B. Chapman Plaza.