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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Thanks to your generous donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, 1,700 Jewish campers from more than 30 countries are enjoying immersive, inspiring Jewish experiences this summer—and every summer—at Camp Szarvas.
Volunteers and host families are needed for the upcoming 2017 JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest in Miami! More than 1,000 volunteers and 1,200 teens will help the Games come alive at the Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center from Sunday, August 6 to Friday, August 11.
Earlier this month, 200 French Jews made aliyah aboard a special flight organized by Federation’s overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel. This is the largest aliyah flight from France and anywhere in Europe this summer.
In anticipation of a July 13 performance in Miami by Pink Floyd’s co-founder Roger Waters, Federation has published an ad and online resources regarding his vile messages of anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and hatred.
A group of 41 young adults ages 22-26 recently returned to Miami from a whirlwind Taglit-Birthright Israel trip.The 10-day journey, a gift from the Birthright Israel Foundation and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, included tours of historic and culturally significant sights, in addition to a number of local Federation-funded programs and agencies.
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.