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Happy Chanukah from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation!

Happy Chanukah from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation!

On behalf of the Officers, Board of Directors and Staff of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, we wish you a Happy Chanukah! May the lights of Chanukah shine brightly on you and your loved ones. Click here to watch our Chanukah video.

Women's Amutot Initiative Makes a Difference in Israeli Women's Lives

Women's Amutot Initiative Makes a Difference in Israeli Women's Lives

This year, nearly $300,000 was allocated from Federation’s Annual Campaign to the Women’s Amutot Initiative, which supports 25 different nonprofit organizations in Israel that empower women to improve Israeli society by promoting social, economic, religious and political equality.

Federation-Funded JAFCO Helping Jewish Children in Need

Federation-Funded JAFCO Helping Jewish Children in Need

Thanks to your support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, children and families in need across South Florida have a life-saving safety net – Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options (JAFCO), a Jewish-based group home and social-service resource for children (newborns to age 22) awaiting adoption and foster care.

Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary with a Lineup of Fantastic Films

Jewish Film Festival Celebrates 20-Year Anniversary with a Lineup of Fantastic Films

The Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF), a program of Federation subsidiary agency, the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), returns to celebrate its milestone 20th anniversary from January 12 through 26, 2017.

36-Hour Hackathon Provides Creative Education Solutions

36-Hour Hackathon Provides Creative Education Solutions

In addition to collaborating on a thriving robotics exchange program in our partnership city of Yerucham, Israel, Federation recently supported another tech initiative in the Negev region: a 36-hour Hackathon, sponsored in part by the Negev Funding Coalition (NFC).

Don’t Miss This Year’s The Main Event!

Don’t Miss This Year’s The Main Event!

Join hundreds of your friends and neighbors to celebrate a night for community and a night for Israel at The Main Event, Wednesday, February 15 at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Respected journalist, political analyst and former moderator of Meet the Press, David Gregory, will give the evening’s keynote address.

Take Advantage of Year-End Giving!

Take Advantage of Year-End Giving!

We’re counting down to the end of the year, and there are only seven more days to take advantage of year-end giving! Your pledge, payment or new donation to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign by December 31 lets you support Jewish needs in Miami, Israel and around the world.

Create a Jewish Legacy Celebrates Five Years of Success

Create a Jewish Legacy Celebrates Five Years of Success

Federation’s Create a Jewish Legacy (CJL) program recently celebrated a special 5-year milestone at Temple Beth Sholom.The event honored the work of Federation’s 13 partner agencies in securing legacy gifts along with the power of community that has been the foundation of CJL’s achievements.

New Olim Celebrate Chanukah in Israeli Homeland

New Olim Celebrate Chanukah in Israeli Homeland

Federation partner agency, The Jewish Agency for Israel, gathered 100 new olim (immigrants) from 29 countries to light the “global chanukiah” (menorah) last week in their new homeland.

Give the Gift of Meaning with JVC’s Community Volunteer Days

Give the Gift of Meaning with JVC’s Community Volunteer Days

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

Double Your Donation!

Double Your Donation!

Double your impact of your contribution to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign by donating on Monday, December 12! As 2016 comes to an end, Federation is counting on your contributions to support Jewish needs in Miami, in Israel and around the world.

Miami Beach Kids Score a Touchdown for Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Miami Beach Kids Score a Touchdown for Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Three Miami Beach brothers — Jared, Koby and Evan Resnick — recently raised $14,300 for the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach. Conceived by 14-year-old Jared as a Bar Mitzvah project for his brother Koby, the Quarterbacks for the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach event enlisted 50 young athletes and local event sponsors for a flag football tournament on December 4 at the Galbut Family Miami Beach Jewish Community Center.

Join Women’s Philanthropy on a Civil Rights Mission

Join Women’s Philanthropy on a Civil Rights Mission

Mark your calendar to join Women’s Philanthropy April 24 - 26 for a Social Action & Civil Rights Journey Through a Jewish Lens. Tour important historic sites in Montgomery, Selma and Birmingham, Alabama while learning about Jewish involvement in the Civil Rights movement of the 1960s and the present-day implications.

Jewish Teens Gather to Celebrate and Strengthen Jewish Life

Jewish Teens Gather to Celebrate and Strengthen Jewish Life

Last week, more than 350 young adult Jewish leaders from the former Soviet Union (FSU) celebrated their role in strengthening Jewish life at the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee’s (JDC) Active Jewish Teens (AJT) 4th annual conference in Kharkov, Ukraine.

Five Miami Jewish Day Schools Integrate Blended Learning

Five Miami Jewish Day Schools Integrate Blended Learning

Five Federation-funded Jewish day schools are adopting a cutting-edge approach to Jewish education known as “blended learning,” which combines traditional instruction with digital tools to provide highly personalized student experiences and introduce new models for lifelong learning. Called JBlendMiami, this technique enables students to learn at their own pace, aligned to their personal learning style.

Federation’s Tzedakah Fund Provides Emergency Assistance

Federation’s Tzedakah Fund Provides Emergency Assistance

Every year, Federation’s Tzedakah Fund provides emergency assistance to Jews in Miami, helping with everything from basic necessities to indigent burials and more.

Give Miami Day Raises $476,000 for Federation

Give Miami Day Raises $476,000 for Federation

Thank you, Miami! Because of your generous donations, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation topped the leaderboard with a total of $476,000 in donations on Give Miami Day.

Standing in Unity, Embracing Diversity

Standing in Unity, Embracing Diversity

Prior to and after the election, we have seen a significant uptick in divisive and hateful rhetoric. According to the anti-intolerance watchdog, the Southern Poverty Law Center, more than 400 incidents of harassment, including racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic acts, have been reported.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Helps Israel Recover From Devastating Fires

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Helps Israel Recover From Devastating Fires

In response to the fires that burned across Israel during five days in November, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and our overseas partners are helping Israelis recover from the widespread devastation.

With Hopes for a Brighter Tomorrow, We Stand in Solidarity With the Cuban Community

With Hopes for a Brighter Tomorrow, We Stand in Solidarity With the Cuban Community

Miami's Cuban and Jewish Communities have long enjoyed a close affinity with one another and stand in strong solidarity.

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