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New Federation Initiative Helps Young Latins Get Involved in North Dade Jewish Community

Over the past decade, North Dade has enjoyed several waves of immigration from different Latin American countries. In fact, the 2014 Greater Miami Jewish Federation Population Study found a 64 percent growth of Hispanic Jewish adults from 2004 to 2014.

Hurricane Season Is Here! Join the 2015 Jewish Volunteer Emergency Response Team

Hurricane season is here, and it’s time to prepare. For the ninth consecutive year, the Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is organizing the Jewish Volunteer Emergency Response Team (JVERT), a database of volunteers who will be called upon to assist in the event of a hurricane or other emergencies in the community.

Federation Collecting Funds for Victims of Nepal Earthquake

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation has established an emergency relief fund to respond to the unfolding catastrophe in Nepal.

Federation’s 77th Annual Meeting to Honor and Elect Community Leaders

Hundreds of people will gather to elect and install new community leadership and to recognize exceptional individuals for their service to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Miami’s Jewish community at Federation’s 77th Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 28 at Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami.

Jewish Volunteer Center Honors Three Outstanding Volunteers

Each year the Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation honors an adult and a teen volunteer for their outstanding service to Miami’s Jewish community. This annual award recognizes and honors the efforts of people in the community who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others and improving the world through volunteerism.

Join Teens for an Epic Service Day of Play!

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation along with J-Serve, Jewish Volunteer Center and BBYO/Miami Region invites local teens to join their peers from all around the country for J-Serve, the National Day of Teen Service on Sunday, April 19.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Event to Commemorate 70th Anniversary of Concentration Camp Liberations and 25th Anniversary of Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Join hundreds of local residents, as they commemorate the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi concentration and death camps, and the 25th anniversary of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a Committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, during a solemn observance of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) on Sunday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m.

Miami Women See Federation-Funded Nonprofits at Work in Israel

Representatives from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Women’s Amutot Initiative Committee recently returned from a unique, seven-day Israel Study Trip that enabled them to see firsthand how Federation dollars are helping to improve the lives of women and children in Israel.

Holocaust Education Week, February 23-27, Showcases a Series of Thought-Provoking Presentations and Films

The legacy of the Holocaust will be considered from cultural, scholarly and personal perspectives through a series of enlightening film presentations, lectures and community discussions during Holocaust Education Week, February 23-27, at various locations throughout Miami-Dade County.

Volunteer Your Time and Talent as a Docent at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a Committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, is seeking dedicated volunteers who share a passion for Jewish education and who understand the importance of teaching the lessons of the Holocaust, to participate in an orientation program and become docents at the Memorial.

A Time for Unity with the Jews of France

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation offers our unwavering support for the French Jewish community and sends heartfelt condolences to the families of the victims of terror.

Don’t Miss The Main Event! A Night to Celebrate Community and Stand Together, Featuring President Shimon Peres

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is honored to welcome one of Israel’s founding fathers, President Shimon Peres, at its largest yearly community gathering, The Main Event. Join us on Monday, February 16 at 5:00 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard, for this rare opportunity to hear from one of Israel’s longest serving and most distinguished politicians. This year, The Main Event is being chaired by Tammy and Jorge Woldenberg.

The Unforgettable Experience of Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Is More Widely Available Than Ever Before!

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is now accepting applications for Summer 1014 Jewish overnight camp scholarships for children between the ages of 8 and 17. This is the 12th year Federation is offering need-based scholarships available to Miami-Dade County families to help make Jewish overnight summer camps more affordable.

Support Federation TODAY on Give Miami Day

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation invites you to support our vital work by making a donation designated for Federation on Thursday, November 20 on GiveMiamiDay.org, an annual community-wide day of online giving organized by The Miami Foundation.

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