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Join Federation for the National Young Leadership

Join Federation for the National Young Leadership "Summer of Soul" Trip to Israel

This summer, hundreds of young professionals from across North America, including a contingent from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, will attend the National Young Leadership “Summer of Soul” Summer Trip to Israel with The Jewish Federations of North America.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Human Trafficking Seder Decries Modern-Day Slavery

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Human Trafficking Seder Decries Modern-Day Slavery

More than 50 representatives from non-profit and law enforcement organizations gathered at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Thursday, April 3 to take part in an Advocacy Seder convened by the Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking; a joint task force of the Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council and Women’s Philanthropy.

Holocaust Remembrance Day Event to Feature Eyewitness to Nuremberg Trials in Germany

Holocaust Remembrance Day Event to Feature Eyewitness to Nuremberg Trials in Germany

Hundreds of South Floridians will gather at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Sunday, April 27 at 6:30 p.m. to remember the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust in observance of Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day.

Your Campaign Dollars at Work: Bringing Relief in Times of Crisis

Your Campaign Dollars at Work: Bringing Relief in Times of Crisis

While the rest of the world waits for a resolution to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, people living in the region are struggling with daily challenges – and getting the assistance they need through the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign. One such recipient is 14-year-old Marianna Tikich of southeastern Ukraine.

Local Young Professional Shares National TribeFest Experience

Local Young Professional Shares National TribeFest Experience

TribeFest, the largest Jewish young adult gathering organized by The Jewish Federations of North America‘s National Young Leadership, was held in New Orleans March 16-18. Jacqueline Berenson, who serves as the Chair of Missions and Conferences for The Network, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s under 40 connection, attended TribeFest and shared her unique experience.

Help Honor an Outstanding Community Volunteer

Help Honor an Outstanding Community Volunteer

Do you know someone in Miami’s Jewish community who makes a difference in the lives of others through volunteerism? The Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation wants your help in recognizing an exceptional adult or teen with its 2014 Outstanding Volunteer Award.

Federation Receives Commendation from City of Miami

Federation Receives Commendation from City of Miami

In recognition of the Miami Jewish community’s long-time commitment to equal treatment for all Americans, Carol Brick-Turin, Director of Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council, accepted a Commendation from the City of Miami at the conclusion of Black History Month 2014.

Teen Volunteers Needed for Mitzvah Miami’s J-Serve 2014

Teen Volunteers Needed for Mitzvah Miami’s J-Serve 2014

Mitzvah Miami, the Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s volunteer program for Jewish youth, invites teenagers from across Miami-Dade County to bring smiles to families living at the Chapman Partnership for the Homeless on Sunday, April 13. The event is being coordinated by the JVC in partnership with J-Serve, an international day of service for Jewish teens.

Community Makes Super Sunday  a Super Good Deeds Day

Community Makes Super Sunday
a Super Good Deeds Day

Nearly 1,000 volunteers converged on Federation headquarters on Sunday, March 9 to raise vital funds for the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign and join in hands-on mitzvah projects as part of Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day.

Federation Support Aiding Jewish Community of Ukraine

Federation Support Aiding Jewish Community of Ukraine

As political unrest in Ukraine has escalated in recent weeks, many people have been killed or injured. The turmoil has caused food shortages, the suspension of public transportation, and growing fear, especially among the elderly. But the most vulnerable Jewish residents are receiving the critical support they need, through the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign.

Professional Seminar to Review Estate and  Tax Strategies for Non-Traditional Families

Professional Seminar to Review Estate and
Tax Strategies for Non-Traditional Families

The Professional Advisors Council (PAC) of The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Temple Israel of Greater Miami will present a seminar on Estate and Tax Planning for Non-Traditional Families on Tuesday, March 4, beginning at noon at Temple Israel, 137 Northeast 19th Street, Miami.

Three Legal Leaders to Be Honored at 30th Anniversary Judicial Reception

Three Legal Leaders to Be Honored at 30th Anniversary Judicial Reception

The Attorneys’ Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will recognize the achievements of three legal luminaries -- Judge Scott M. Bernstein, Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis and attorney Aaron S. Podhurst -- at its 30th Anniversary Judicial Reception on Thursday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami.

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 
Jewish Community Relations Council
 on Kehillat Ra’anana in Israel

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 
Jewish Community Relations Council
 on Kehillat Ra’anana in Israel

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation sends a heartfelt message of support to the members of Kehillat Ra’anana in Israel following the unconscionable and hateful vandalism of their synagogue last week, which referenced rulings by Maimonides regarding non-believers.

Taglit-Birthright Israel Expands Eligibility

Taglit-Birthright Israel Expands Eligibility

Just after the New Year, more than 40 young adults returned to Miami from Israel, having spent 10 days on a life-changing Taglit-Birthright Israel trip through funding from the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign. Now, even more young Jews will have the opportunity to experience our spiritual homeland for free as adults after the organization expanded its program eligibility.

Sunday, March 9: A SUPER Day for Giving of All Kinds

Sunday, March 9: A SUPER Day for Giving of All Kinds

Super Sunday, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s largest annual community-wide fundraising phonathon, has traditionally been a day of giving, as volunteer callers reach out to members of Miami’s Jewish community to ask for support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Mourns the Loss of Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Mourns the Loss of Former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation mourns the loss of former Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Mr. Sharon passed away on the Jewish Sabbath on January 11, 2014.

Miami-Dade Synagogues to Participate in National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on Saturday, January 11

Miami-Dade Synagogues to Participate in National Human Trafficking Awareness Day on Saturday, January 11

More than a dozen Miami-Dade synagogues will take part in National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, facilitated by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking.

Jewish Volunteer Center Seeking Volunteers for a Day of Civic Pride in Honor of MLK Day of Service

Jewish Volunteer Center Seeking Volunteers for a Day of Civic Pride in Honor of MLK Day of Service

Volunteer for a day of community service and civic pride honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as the Jewish Volunteer Service (JVC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation participates in the 2014 MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 20.

Federation Applauds Florida International University and  University of Miami Opposition to ASA Academic Boycott of Israel

Federation Applauds Florida International University and University of Miami Opposition to ASA Academic Boycott of Israel

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and its Jewish Community Relations Council are greatly concerned that while assaults on Israel’s legitimacy were once held to the extreme margins of society, they are now seeping into mainstream discourse in academia.

The Women's Event Sold Out!

The Women's Event Sold Out!

Be inspired, feel empowered and enjoy friendship at The Women’s Event, Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard, with special guest speaker Fran Drescher.

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