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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.

Keeping Passover Spirit Alive in Ukraine

Keeping Passover Spirit Alive in Ukraine

Against the backdrop of a crippling humanitarian crisis in Ukraine, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s longtime overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), ensured that Passover continued uninterrupted for thousands of Jews at Hesed social welfare centers and Jewish community centers on both sides of the ceasefire line throughout Ukraine.

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

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 during a solemn observance of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) on Sunday, April 12, at 6:30 p.m.

31st Annual Judicial Reception to Honor Three Legal Leaders

31st Annual Judicial Reception to Honor Three Legal Leaders

The Attorneys’ Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will recognize the achievements of three exceptional legal professionals at its 31st Annual Judicial Reception on Tuesday, March 31 at 5:30 p.m. at Jungle Island. The Judicial Reception is a major networking and social event in the legal community, attracting hundreds of South Florida’s most prominent attorneys and judges each year.

Generosity of Spirit Pervades Super Sunday/Good Deeds Day Event

Generosity of Spirit Pervades Super Sunday/Good Deeds Day Event

A sense of collective purpose pervaded the Greater Miami Jewish Federation as more than 700 volunteers participated in Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day on March 15 with a shared commitment to caring for others. This year’s 10-hour phonathon drew more than $760,000 in pledges from more than 1,400 donors.

Miami Women See Federation-Funded Nonprofits at Work in Israel

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.

Moishe House Has a New Home for Young Jewish Adults in Aventura

Moishe House Has a New Home for Young Jewish Adults in Aventura

Moishe House International has opened a second home in Miami, aiming to connect the flourishing Jewish young adult population in North Dade. Thanks to the generous long-term support of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and the Emanuel J. Friedman Philanthropies, Moishe House Miami-Aventura will provide local, accessible programs for Jewish young adults and continue to serve as a vibrant center of Jewish life.

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Addresses 1,300 at Federation’s Main Event

Former Israeli President Shimon Peres Addresses 1,300 at Federation’s Main Event

Just months after retiring from a public service career that spanned 70 years, Shimon Peres – the only Israeli leader to have served as both Prime Minister and President – was honored by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation at the 2015 Main Event, with a sold-out crowd of more than 1,300 people in attendance at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

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

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

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.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Joins Worldwide Jewish Community in Condemning Attacks,  Expressing Support for the People of France

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Joins Worldwide Jewish Community in Condemning Attacks, Expressing Support for the People of France

While the situation in Paris is fluid and events continue to unfold, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation joins with The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), Jews worldwide and all people of good will in strongly condemning this week’s terrorist attack, police shooting and hostage taking.

JCRC Statement on Same-Sex Marriage Court Rulings

JCRC Statement on Same-Sex Marriage Court Rulings

In response to yesterday's court rulings on legalizing same-sex marriage in the State of Florida, the Jewish Community Relations Council of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation released the following statement.

Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Release of American Alan Gross from Cuba

Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Release of American Alan Gross from Cuba

The Officers, Board of Directors and Staff of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and our Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) applaud the release of Alan Gross and welcome him home after more than five years of imprisonment in Cuba.

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

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.

Four Community Events You Won’t Want to Miss!

Four Community Events You Won’t Want to Miss!

What do Israeli President Shimon Peres and entertainer Paula Abdul have in common? Both will be featured speakers at events presented by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation in the weeks and months ahead. Mark your calendar now and plan to join friends from across Miami at these upcoming community programs!

Berlin Israel Mission Presents Powerful Impressions of Jewish People’s Past, Present and Future

Berlin Israel Mission Presents Powerful Impressions of Jewish People’s Past, Present and Future

Emotions ran high on the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s recent Berlin Israel Mission, as participants observed the Jewish people’s tragic past in Nazi Germany and its unusual resurrection in today’s German democracy, as well as the Israeli people recovering from war.

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Har Nof Synagogue Attack

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Har Nof Synagogue Attack

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation joins the worldwide Jewish community and the State of Israel in expressing its outrage and grief at this morning’s barbaric terror attack at Har Nof Synagogue in Jerusalem, which resulted in the murder of three dual US-Israeli nationals and one British-Israeli citizen.

Former Israeli Ambassador to Headline Pacesetter Event Thursday, December 11

Former Israeli Ambassador to Headline Pacesetter Event Thursday, December 11

On Thursday, December 11, hundreds of Miami’s most committed philanthropists will gather at the Hilton Miami Downtown to celebrate Jewish community and pledge their support for the most vulnerable at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s annual Pacesetter Event.

Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach to Commemorate 76th Anniversary of Kristallnacht with Community Ceremony

Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach to Commemorate 76th Anniversary of Kristallnacht with Community Ceremony

Holocaust survivors will join hundreds of local residents to commemorate one of the most tragic events in modern Jewish history, as the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, observes the 76th anniversary of Kristallnacht, the Night of Broken Glass, on Sunday, November 9, at 6 p.m.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Releases New Study on Miami Jewish Population

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Releases New Study on Miami Jewish Population

The population of the Miami Jewish community has increased by 9 percent during the past decade, reversing about 30 years of decline, according to the 2014 Greater Miami Jewish Federation Population Study: A Portrait of the Miami Jewish Community released by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

The Mission of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is to mobilize human and financial resources to care for those in need, strengthen
Jewish life and advance the unity, values and shared purpose of the Jewish people in Miami, in Israel and around the world.

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