More than 30,000 new olim (immigrants) resettled in Israel in 2016. Federation’s overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, helps to ensure their journey is a success with its Global Service Center.
The Hebrew Free Loan Association of South Florida (HFLA), a Federation subsidiary, wants to help you! Do you need financial assistance with your small business? What about unexpected home repairs or medical expenses?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.