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JCRC Initiatives Educate Against Rising Hatred

JCRC Initiatives Educate Against Rising Hatred

In the wake of the rise in anti-Semitic rhetoric and hate around the world, the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has organized a number of ongoing and multi-fold initiatives that unequivocally denounce racism, anti-Semitism and bigotry.

South Florida Community Responds to Charlottesville Violence

South Florida Community Responds to Charlottesville Violence

In the wake of the violence instigated by white supremacists and neo-Nazis in Charlottesville, VA, on August 12, our Federation joined with other South Florida Federations and like-minded community organizations to release a full-page ad in the Sun Sentinel and an Op-Ed in The Miami Herald. These collaborative efforts to unequivocally denounce racism, anti-Semitism and bigotry demonstrate the strong bond of unity that permeates our Jewish and interfaith communities. They also amplify our Federation’s previous public statement decrying the despicable acts of hatred perpetrated in Charlottesville.

Local Teen Receives 2017 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award

Local Teen Receives 2017 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award

Sixteen-year-old Miami Beach teen Oliver Stern is the only Miami recipient of the 2017 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award, a $36,000 award that recognizes teens for their commitment to social good and volunteer service.

Young Jews Find Community at Moishe House Residences

Young Jews Find Community at Moishe House Residences

Calling all young adults: Moishe House Miami-Aventura is looking for residents! Moishe House welcomes three to five young Jews (typically young professionals or graduate students) who are provided with a rent subsidy, a Jewish library and a programming budget in exchange for hosting at least 70 programs each year focused on creating a strong Jewish community.

Jewish Education Through the Years Remains a Top Priority for Federation

Jewish Education Through the Years Remains a Top Priority for Federation

Thanks to your generous support, more than 5,000 Miami-Dade students received a formal Jewish education last year at 11 Jewish day schools and 11 congregational schools in our community.

A Statement From the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Following Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

A Statement From the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Following Violence in Charlottesville, Virginia

On behalf the Officers, Board and Staff of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, we decry the despicable and lethal acts of hatred perpetrated in Charlottesville, Virginia, on Saturday, August 12, 2017.

Women’s Amutot Initiative Helps Israeli Women Gain Financial Independence

Women’s Amutot Initiative Helps Israeli Women Gain Financial Independence

Through a grant from the Women’s Amutot Initiative, Federation is helping a group of women sew their way toward independence. Early last year, a professional sewing course for women from the city of Rachma opened in Yerucham, Miami’s partnership city in the Negev.

Become a Proud Business Partner

Become a Proud Business Partner

If you’re looking for a great way to promote your business and support Miami’s Jewish community, joining Federation’s Proud Business Partners program makes it easy to do both.

Now Accepting Applications: Jewish Incubator Grants

Now Accepting Applications: Jewish Incubator Grants

A total of $50,000 in Jewish Incubator Grants will be awarded to nonprofits eager to make a difference in our Miami-Dade Jewish community through new or expanded programs.

Indigent Burial Program Supports Acts of Kindness

Indigent Burial Program Supports Acts of Kindness

Federation's Indigent Burial Program partners with local cemeteries, funeral homes and monument makers to provide burial plots and a proper Jewish burial for those unable to afford them.

Maccabi Games & ArtsFest Welcomes Yerucham Delegation

Maccabi Games & ArtsFest Welcomes Yerucham Delegation

More than 1,200 participants from across Miami and around the world joined in the Maccabi Games & ArtsFest hosted by the Dave & Mary Alper JCC this week.

Wanted: Creative Kids for PJ Our Way National Design Team

Wanted: Creative Kids for PJ Our Way National Design Team

Approximately 3,000 participants from across Miami and around the world joined in the Maccabi Games & ArtsFest hosted by the Dave & Mary Alper JCC this week.

Register Now For Federation’s Israel at 70 Mission

Register Now For Federation’s Israel at 70 Mission

More than 800 people have already registered for Federation’s Israel at 70 Mission, April 16-22, 2018. Join us! Spend time in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem. Commemorate Yom Ha’Zikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Independence Day) in our spiritual homeland.

Diller Teen Fellows Cohort 4 Returns From Israel

Diller Teen Fellows Cohort 4 Returns From Israel

Cohort 4 of the Diller Teen Fellows Program, recently returned from an incredible adventure exploring the many faces of Israel. From Tzfat and Haifa to Jaffa and Jerusalem, the group of 14 teens experienced the country from a number of religious and cultural perspectives.

Feeding Israel With Project Leket

Feeding Israel With Project Leket

Your donations to Federation’s Annual Campaign are helping hungry Israelis receive food and nutritional assistance. Through Project Leket—an initiative in southern Israel that promotes food rescue—hot meals, food packages and other resources are distributed to thousands of Israelis, including children, single-parent families and the elderly.

Mishkan Miami Provides Spiritual Outreach to Community

Mishkan Miami Provides Spiritual Outreach to Community

If you are going through a difficult time, Federation’s Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support ensures you are never alone.

Study Shows PJ Library a Huge Success

Study Shows PJ Library a Huge Success

Nearly every family that completed PJ Library’s 2016 Family Study said the program has influenced how they talk about, think about or practice Jewish traditions in their homes and helps them feel more knowledgeable and confident to engage in Jewish traditions with their children.

JFNA Mission Shows Reach of Federation Donations

JFNA Mission Shows Reach of Federation Donations

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women's Philanthropy Campaign Chair Ilene Kossman and Women's Philanthropy Director Ofi Osin-Cohen recently participated in The Jewish Federations of North America's (JFNA) Financial Resource Leadership Mission to Ukraine and Israel.

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Following Terror Attacks

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Following Terror Attacks

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation mourns the gruesome murders of Yosef, Chaya and Elad Solomon – slaughtered in their home in Halamish on Shabbat, July 22.

Tzofim Comes to MARJCC

Tzofim Comes to MARJCC

Federation, Friends of Israel Scouts and the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center (MARJCC), came together to form a Miami chapter of Tzofim (Israeli Scouts), which will launch this fall.

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