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Better Together Helps At-Risk Children Enjoy Chanukah

Better Together Helps At-Risk Children Enjoy Chanukah

Your donations to Federation’s Annual Campaign help at-risk Israeli children and their families celebrate the Festival of Lights.

Miami Beach Brothers Play Football for a Good Cause

Miami Beach Brothers Play Football for a Good Cause

For the second year in a row, Jared, Koby and Evan Resnick held the Quarterbacks for the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, which raised $14,400.

Toy Drive Benefits JCS Kosher Food Bank Families

Toy Drive Benefits JCS Kosher Food Bank Families

Your donations to Federation’s Annual Campaign help at-risk Israeli children and their families celebrate the Festival of Lights.

Walk Through History With Israel at 70 Mission

Walk Through History With Israel at 70 Mission

Imagine walking in the footsteps of the millions of Jews who came before you. Imagine praying at the same monuments that have served as cultural and religious touchstones for your Jewish brothers and sisters. Now imagine doing it with 800 members of your Miami community.

Statement from The Jewish Federations of North America

Statement from The Jewish Federations of North America

Today, the U.S. administration announced a plan to move the Embassy of the United States in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, honoring a bipartisan commitment made over 20 years ago in the Jerusalem Embassy Act.

Ukraine’s Next Generation of Jews Gives Back to the Community

Ukraine’s Next Generation of Jews Gives Back to the Community

Federation is helping young adults in Ukraine pursue leadership roles in the Jewish community. Through Metsuda, a year-long young leadership course offered by Federation’s overseas partners, the America Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, this next generation of Ukrainian Jews is learning the power of tzedakah and tikkun olam.

Federation-Supported Israeli Agency Wins Award

Federation-Supported Israeli Agency Wins Award

Debbie Gross, Director of Tahel, Crisis Center for Religious Women and Children, was recently honored with the President’s Prize for the Advancement of Equality Between the Genders.

Applications for Jewish Overnight Camp Scholarships Now Being Accepted!

Applications for Jewish Overnight Camp Scholarships Now Being Accepted!

Recognizing that Jewish overnight camps greatly contributes to a child’s Jewish identity and values, the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign is now accepting applications for need-based Jewish overnight camp scholarships for children between the ages of 8 and 17 for next summer.

Nearly 700 Venezuelan Jews Attend First Limmud Caracas

Nearly 700 Venezuelan Jews Attend First Limmud Caracas

Nearly 700 Venezuelan Jews—or 10 percent of the country’s Jewish population—attended the first-ever Limmud Caracas this past Sunday. Sponsored in part by our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the festival offered more than 30 sessions aimed at deepening residents’ connections to their Jewish identity.

Participate in the Jewish Volunteer Center's Tenth Annual Community Volunteer Days

Participate in the Jewish Volunteer Center's Tenth Annual Community Volunteer Days

Give the gift of meaning this holiday season and brighten someone’s day by participating in the Greater Miami Jewish Federation's Jewish Volunteer Center Tenth Annual Community Volunteer Days.

HaZamir Strengthens Miami-Yerucham Partnership

HaZamir Strengthens Miami-Yerucham Partnership

Miami and Yerucham’s Jewish teens are benefiting from Federation’s Miami-Yerucham partnership through HaZamir, two of the more than 38 chapters across the U.S. and Israel that are part of the network of the International Jewish Teen Choir.

Support Federation on #GivingTuesday!

Support Federation on #GivingTuesday!

After celebrating a day of giving thanks and being grateful for our blessings, it’s time to give back. On November 28, participate in #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration.

PJ Library Wants to Help You Host a Chanukah Get Together!

PJ Library Wants to Help You Host a Chanukah Get Together!

PJ Library wants to help you host a Chanukah gathering! Designed to help build social connections and inspire Jewish life and learning, PJ Library Get Together Grants will give PJ Library members up to $150 to create and host a Chanukah celebration or other Jewish-inspired experience during the month of December.

Everything but the Turkey a Success!

Everything but the Turkey a Success!

Nearly 800 volunteers came together on Monday and Tuesday to make more than 4,000 servings of food for the homeless at the largest Everything but the Turkey in history!

Give Miami Day a Success!

Give Miami Day a Success!

Thank you, Miami! Because of your generosity, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation raised more money than any other organization for the fourth year in a row with a total of $507,000 on Give Miami Day, a $30,000 increase from last year.

Intern in Israel with Onward Israel

Intern in Israel with Onward Israel

Onward Israel is looking for exceptional, career-minded college students in Miami-Dade County. Participants will spend eight weeks this summer in a professional internship while living in Tel Aviv, strengthening their Jewish identity and exploring Israel’s land and culture.

Federation Is Helping Engage Hebrew-Speaking, Israeli-American Children

Federation Is Helping Engage Hebrew-Speaking, Israeli-American Children

Federation is helping engage Hebrew-speaking, Israeli-American children through the Miami chapter of Tzofim (Israeli Scouts). Partnering with the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center (MARJCC) and Friends of Israel Scouts, Tzofim promotes leadership and Israeli culture while focusing on Jewish values.

Shalom Bayit Supports Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Shalom Bayit Supports Survivors of Domestic Abuse

More than 10 years ago, Women’s Philanthropy of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation took a stand to support survivors of domestic abuse, and their efforts resulted in Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home).

Pre-Mission to Poland Expected to Be a Historic and Transformational Journey

Pre-Mission to Poland Expected to Be a Historic and Transformational Journey

Don’t miss the opportunity of a lifetime to join Federation on the Pre-Mission to Poland, April 10-15, 2018, the lead-in to the Israel at 70 Mega Mission. Pre-Mission Chair Sidney Pertnoy recently returned from an inspection trip in Poland, where he spent nearly a week walking through the details of the Mission, ensuring all participants would have a rich and powerful experience.

Grandparents Influence Jewish Legacy

Grandparents Influence Jewish Legacy

Recognizing that grandparents play an important role in solidifying the Jewish legacy, Federation is participating in a unique new program. Working with our overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, and utilizing the Partnership2Gether initiative as a foundation, G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative will pair grandparents with their pre-teen (5-8th grade) grandchildren to share their Jewish experiences and values.

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