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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.

17th Annual Sunset Over Miami to Celebrate South Florida’s Real Estate Industry

17th Annual Sunset Over Miami to Celebrate South Florida’s Real Estate Industry

Enjoy one of the South Florida’s real estate industry’s most popular social traditions and meet hundreds of leading professionals, as the Real Estate Division and The Real Estate Network of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation present the 17th Annual Sunset Over Miami reception.

Federation’s Overseas Partners Care for Ukraine Jewish Community in Crisis

Federation’s Overseas Partners Care for Ukraine Jewish Community in Crisis

Over the summer, while all eyes were on Israel, the people of Ukraine continued to suffer through serious political instability.

Marking the 42nd Anniversary of the Massacre of 11 Israeli Athletes at the Munich Olympics

Marking the 42nd Anniversary of the Massacre of 11 Israeli Athletes at the Munich Olympics

As the scourge of terrorism and the resurgence of anti-Semitism once again threaten the citizenry of Israel and Jewish people worldwide, we sadly recall September 5, 1972.

Statement of Condolence on the Murder of Journalist Steven Sotloff

Statement of Condolence on the Murder of Journalist Steven Sotloff

On behalf of the Board of Directors, Officers and Staff of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, we offer our heartfelt condolences to the family of Steven Sotloff, the second American brutally murdered by ISIS, the Islamic State.

Small-Town Israeli Students Achieve Big Successes Through Robotics

Small-Town Israeli Students Achieve Big Successes Through Robotics

When Miami and Yerucham – a town in Israel’s Negev Desert – formed a partnership in 2007, one of the goals was for people of all ages to share information, ideas and experiences that would enrich the lives of residents of each community.

First-Ever “Legendary Event” for Those Under 40 to Feature Matisyahu

First-Ever “Legendary Event” for Those Under 40 to Feature Matisyahu

On Saturday, September 13, 2014, for the first time ever, The Network of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will host the hottest event of the year for Jewish young professionals – The Legendary Event, a night of philanthropy featuring a DJ set with hit recording artist Matisyahu.

Despite Ceasefire in Israel, Needs Continue

Despite Ceasefire in Israel, Needs Continue

Israeli students and teachers are expected to return to their classrooms for the start of the new school year this Monday, September 1, following a tense and traumatic summer of Hamas rocket attacks and Red Alert sirens.

The March of the Living Expands Its Message to Address a New Generation

The March of the Living Expands Its Message to Address a New Generation

More than a quarter century after the founding of the March of the Living, an innovative Holocaust education program for high school students, its organizers are re-examining the iconic journey to Poland and Israel and adapting new ways to make it relevant for a new generation of young Jews.

Miami’s Partnership Communities Touched by the Crisis and Helped by You

Miami’s Partnership Communities Touched by the Crisis and Helped by You

This summer, many Israelis experienced the terror of rocket attacks for the very first time as a result of Hamas’ ability to fire rockets deeper into Israel from Gaza. Even Yerucham, Miami’s partnership city in the Negev Desert, was not immune; several Red Alert sirens sounded there, sending residents scrambling to the community’s few usable shelters.

When the Rockets Stop: Recovery Programs Under Way

When the Rockets Stop: Recovery Programs Under Way

While there is a temporary ceasefire in place, thousands of Israeli citizens continue to be traumatized by Red Alert sirens, the discovery of an extensive labyrinth of underground Hamas tunnels – many under Israeli communities – and the physical damage to homes, schools and businesses.

South Florida Jewish Community Joins Together to Ensure Safety and Security

South Florida Jewish Community Joins Together to Ensure Safety and Security

Against a backdrop of geopolitical unrest, a war in Israel and rising anti-Semitism in Europe, our own Miami-Dade Jewish community has recently been alarmed by a series of criminal attacks, including the horrific murder of Rabbi Joseph Raksin this past weekend.

Thousands of Miamians Rally Together in Support of Israel

Thousands of Miamians Rally Together in Support of Israel

More than 3,500 Miamians of all faiths and backgrounds came together to demonstrate their support for Israel in its battle against Hamas terrorists during a Community Solidarity Rally, dubbed “Miami Unites for Israel,” on Thursday, July 31 at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center in North Miami Beach.

Israel Emergency Fund Provides Comfort to Children in Rocket Danger Zones and More

Israel Emergency Fund Provides Comfort to Children in Rocket Danger Zones and More

Imagine you are a 13-year-old, born and raised in Sderot, an Israeli community located less than a mile from Gaza. You’ve spent your entire life running to bomb shelters and away from terrorist rocket fire. You jump at the sound of a dropped object or a closing door – and you are not alone; an estimated 94 percent of Sderot children show symptoms of post-traumatic stress.

Gilberts Share Israel Solidarity Mission Experience

Gilberts Share Israel Solidarity Mission Experience

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s founding President, Stanley C. Myers, z”l, was a passionate advocate for Israel, and last week, his grandson and great-grandson demonstrated their support as well, by participating in a Solidarity Mission organized by The Jewish Federations of North America.

Miami Community Rallys in Solidarity with Israel

Miami Community Rallys in Solidarity with Israel

Thousands of Miamians of all faiths and backgrounds came together to demonstrate their support for Israel in its battle against Hamas terrorists during a Community Solidarity Rally, dubbed “Miami Unites for Israel,” on Thursday, July 31.

Israel Emergency Fund Helping Israelis in Need

Israel Emergency Fund Helping Israelis in Need

As terrorist rockets rain down on Israel – putting more than 6 million citizens in harm’s way and damaging and destroying homes, schools and businesses – a group of Jewish leaders from Miami is also there, experiencing the tense situation firsthand.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Condemns Miami-Area Anti-Semitic, Anti-Israel Actions

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Condemns Miami-Area Anti-Semitic, Anti-Israel Actions

On behalf of the Officers, Board of Directors and Staff of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, we express our shock and outrage at the anti-Semitic acts that took place in Miami-Dade County over the past several days.

Miami Jewish Leaders in Israel as Federation Reopens Israel Emergency Fund

Miami Jewish Leaders in Israel as Federation Reopens Israel Emergency Fund

As terrorist rockets rain down on Israel – putting more than 6 million citizens in harm’s way and damaging and destroying homes, schools and businesses – a group of Jewish leaders from Miami is also there, experiencing the tense situation firsthand.

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