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Don’t Miss the Chance to Be Part of a Truly Meaningful Evening

Don’t Miss the Chance to Be Part of a Truly Meaningful Evening

There’s still time to register for Federation’s 78th Annual Meeting, Wednesday, June 1 at Jungle Island. Don’t miss the opportunity to thank our outgoing Board Chair Robert G. Berrin, welcome our Board Chair-Elect Amy N. Dean, honor five outstanding leaders and celebrate our community’s many achievements over the past year.

Ministering to the Elderly Conference to Focus on “Aging: Envisioning a New Future”

Ministering to the Elderly Conference to Focus on “Aging: Envisioning a New Future”

The 21st Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference will consider the topic of “Aging: Envisioning a New Future” on Monday, June 6, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Miami Jewish Health Systems, 5200 Northeast Second Avenue, Miami.

A Memorial Day Message From JFNA President and CEO Jerry Silverman

A Memorial Day Message From JFNA President and CEO Jerry Silverman

In Israel, when the two-minute siren sounds at 11 am on Yom Hazikaron, the Jewish State's Memorial Day, the nation comes to a halt. As we saw just two weeks ago, cars on streets and highways pull over, and drivers and passengers get out of their vehicles to stand and observe a moment of silence. Shoppers halt in the aisles of stores. Workers stand next to their desks. Places of entertainment close for the day.

Giving a Child a Trip to Israel Is Easier than You Might Think

Giving a Child a Trip to Israel Is Easier than You Might Think

Giving a child a trip to Israel is easier than you might think. The Gift of Israel Savings Program, created by Federation and participating synagogues, helps Miami-Dade County families start saving early for their child’s Israel experience while enjoying the benefit of matching-dollar grants from the community.

There’s Still Time to Register for Federation’s 78th Annual Meeting

There’s Still Time to Register for Federation’s 78th Annual Meeting

There’s still time to register for Federation’s 78th Annual Meeting, Wednesday, June 1 at Jungle Island. Don’t miss the opportunity to thank our outgoing Board Chair Robert G. Berrin, welcome our Board Chair-Elect Amy N. Dean, honor five outstanding leaders and celebrate our community’s many achievements over the past year.

Promote Your Business and Support Miami’s Jewish Community

Promote Your Business and Support Miami’s Jewish Community

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

Discover a Remarkable Volunteer Opportunity to Give Educational Assistance to Children

Discover a Remarkable Volunteer Opportunity to Give Educational Assistance to Children

Discover a remarkable and life-changing volunteer opportunity to give educational assistance to children working toward academic achievement. The Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) and the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE) are looking for educators, retired educators and volunteers with an education background to join the Educator Volunteer Network this summer.

Mazel Tov to Five Leaders Whose Commitment to Jewish Life Will Be Recognized at Federation’s 78th Annual Meeting

Mazel Tov to Five Leaders Whose Commitment to Jewish Life Will Be Recognized at Federation’s 78th Annual Meeting

Mazel tov to five leaders whose commitment to Jewish life will be recognized at Federation’s 78th Annual Meeting on June 1. Join us as we present the Stanley C. Myers Presidents’ Leadership Award to Matthew L. Adler and Sara Bejar, the Sandra C. Goldstein Young Leadership Award to Arnaud Karsenti and Shoshanna Suzy Wagner, and the Robert Russell Fellowship Award to Amir Gold. Click here to RSVP.

Apply Now to Receive Up to $5,000 in Grants from the Sylvia Tuman Scholarship Program

Apply Now to Receive Up to $5,000 in Grants from the Sylvia Tuman Scholarship Program

Attention, college students! Apply now to receive up to $5,000 in grants from the Sylvia Tuman Scholarship Program, administered by The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Students must be enrolled or accepted into an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college or university in Miami-Dade or Broward counties. Deadline is May 31, so click here for details and to get started.

Miami High School Students Participate in the Leo Martin March of the Living (MOTL)

Miami High School Students Participate in the Leo Martin March of the Living (MOTL)

From bearing witness to the despair of the Holocaust in Poland to joyful celebrations of Independence Day in Israel... That is what 100 Miami high school students are experiencing as part of the Leo Martin March of the Living (MOTL).

Our Federation Hosted a Delegation of Israeli Knesset Members Last Week

Our Federation Hosted a Delegation of Israeli Knesset Members Last Week

Our Federation hosted a delegation of Israeli Knesset members last week as part of its visit to select communities throughout the U.S. The goal was to increase their understanding of the organized American Jewish community, as well as the depth and breadth of Jewish communal life and the commitment of its members.

Special Bonds Were Made During Diller Teen Fellows of Miami Mifgash Program

Special Bonds Were Made During Diller Teen Fellows of Miami Mifgash Program

Special bonds were made between teens from Yerucham and Miami during the 10-day, Diller Teen Fellows of Miami Mifgash program. Yerucham teens were immersed in the local culture. Both the Israeli and American teens sharpened their leadership skills, learned about Jewish peoplehood and their Jewish identity. In July, the Miami group will visit Israel.

Join Us at Federation’s 78th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 1

Join Us at Federation’s 78th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 1

Outgoing Board Chair Robert G. Berrin will be honored for his service at Federation’s 78th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 1. The community will gather together to also welcome and install Board Chair-Elect Amy N. Dean and to elect and install Federation’s Officers, Board of Directors, Trustees and Leadership Council and Council of Jewish Organizations.

The Value of Volunteers’ Time Hit a Record High in the United States in 2015

The Value of Volunteers’ Time Hit a Record High in the United States in 2015

Last year, 10,000 hours of hands-on assistance was provided to community organizations from 2,500 volunteers through the Jewish Volunteer Center, equaling more than $230,000 in paid time. Help increase that number by volunteering with the Jewish Volunteer Center this month at North Dade Gives Back on Sunday, May 15 at Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus.

Generations of People Joined Together at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach for Yom HaShoah

Generations of People Joined Together at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach for Yom HaShoah

Generations of people joined together Sunday night at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a Committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, for its annual Yom HaShoah program. The more than 1,000 people in attendance honored Shoah survivors and remembered those who perished.

Federation’s Mishkan Miami Is Here for You

Federation’s Mishkan Miami Is Here for You

Whether you are going through a difficult time in your life or wish to provide comfort to someone who is, Federation’s Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support is here for you. Mishkan Miami’s caring corps of Jewish chaplains, rabbis and trained volunteers work year-round to bring spiritual solace and joy to people who are lonely or ill. To learn more, call 786.866.8620 or email chaplaincy@gmjf.org. Click here to learn about the upcoming Ministering to the Elderly conference, sponsored by Mishkan Miami, Miami Jewish Health Systems and Jewish Community Services of South Florida.

Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center is Seeking Volunteers for the Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Observance

Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center is Seeking Volunteers for the Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Observance

Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center is seeking volunteers for the Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day) Observance on Sunday, May 1 at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach. Help out by welcoming event guests, assisting Holocaust survivors or reading aloud the names of those who perished in the Holocaust. For details about volunteer opportunities, as well as more about the event, click here.

Happy Passover

Happy Passover

As you enjoy Passover, the Festival of Freedom, may you be reminded of the many blessings in life and the power of a strong Jewish community. Thanks to your support of the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign, thousands of people from all over the world have made aliyah (immigration to Israel) and are celebrating this Passover in freedom in Israel. Click here to watch this special video celebrating new beginnings. Happy Passover!

Federation Honors 2016 Volunteers of the Year

Federation Honors 2016 Volunteers of the Year

Mazel tov to our Jewish Volunteer Center’s 2016 Volunteers of the Year, Gary Simon and Felix Lichter, who were honored at this week’s Federation Board of Directors meeting.

Help the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Assist Earthquake Victims in Ecuador

Help the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Assist Earthquake Victims in Ecuador

In response to the devastating April 16 earthquake in Ecuador, which has killed hundreds and injured thousands, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is collecting funds to provide immediate support and relief to victims and their families. Click here to donate.

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