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2014 Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships Available for Miami-Dade Youth

2014 Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships Available for Miami-Dade Youth

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is now accepting applications for Summer 1014 Jewish overnight camp scholarships for children between the ages of 8 and 17. This is the 12th year Federation is offering need-based scholarships available to Miami-Dade County families to help make Jewish overnight summer camps more affordable.

Celebrating Community at the 2014 Pacesetter Event

Celebrating Community at the 2014 Pacesetter Event

On Thursday, December 19, hundreds of Miami’s most committed philanthropists will gather at the Hilton Miami Downtown to celebrate Jewish community and pledge their support for the most vulnerable at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s annual Pacesetter Event.

PHOTOS: Memories of Mission Mosaic

PHOTOS: Memories of Mission Mosaic

As participants on the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s latest mission to Israel get back on Miami time and used to the fact that there won’t be a falafel stand around the corner, we would like to reminisce on their behalf and bring you a few memories from this most incredible Mission Mosaic.

The Foundation Reaches Milestone Golden Anniversary of Creating Lasting Legacies and Caring for Miami’s Jewish Future

The Foundation Reaches Milestone Golden Anniversary of Creating Lasting Legacies and Caring for Miami’s Jewish Future

Jewish tradition teaches us to make the world a better place for future generations. With this in mind, a group of Jewish philanthropists created The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation almost 50 years ago, to build lasting legacies for the vibrancy and continuity of Jewish life in Miami and beyond.

Federation Collecting Donations to Help Victims  of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

Federation Collecting Donations to Help Victims
of Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is joining with The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) as part of the international response to help the victims of the devastating Super Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines.

Join Federation and Your Family for 2014: An Israel Odyssey

Join Federation and Your Family for 2014: An Israel Odyssey

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation invites families from all over Miami-Dade County to take part in 2014: An Israel Odyssey, an exciting summer family mission across Israel June 8 through 18, 2014.

Create a Jewish Legacy Adds Five Organizations After Raising Nearly $12 Million During First Year

Create a Jewish Legacy Adds Five Organizations After Raising Nearly $12 Million During First Year

Create a Jewish Legacy (CJL), the innovative philanthropic investment program of The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, has begun its second year of community fundraising with five additional Miami-area organizations participating in a second cohort.

The Miami-Yerucham Partnership Celebrates Seven-Year Milestone and Paves Way for Future

The Miami-Yerucham Partnership Celebrates Seven-Year Milestone and Paves Way for Future

In 2007, a partnership was established between the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and the town of Yerucham, Israel. Fast forward nearly seven years later, and this partnership has continued to successfully build meaningful relationships that strengthen both Yerucham and Miami’s Jewish community.

Support Federation on Give Miami Day and  Get Extra Funds for Jewish Needs

Support Federation on Give Miami Day and Get Extra Funds for Jewish Needs

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation invites you to support our vital work by making a donation designated for Federation on Wednesday, November 20 on GiveMiamiDay.org. Taking place for the second year, Give Miami Day is a community-wide day of online giving organized by The Miami Foundation.

Support Federation on Give Miami Day

Support Federation on Give Miami Day

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation invites you to support our vital work by making a donation designated for Federation on Thursday, November 20 on GiveMiamiDay.org, an annual community-wide day of online giving organized by The Miami Foundation.

Historic Era of Organized Ethiopia-Israel Aliyah Concludes with Final Jewish Agency Flight

Historic Era of Organized Ethiopia-Israel Aliyah Concludes with Final Jewish Agency Flight

The Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI), a long-time overseas partner of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, completed one of its most remarkable immigration and absorption projects on August 28, 2013 when it flew its last flight carrying 450 Ethiopians to Israel as part of Operation Dove’s Wings.

Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Launches Newly Designed, Interactive Website

Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Launches Newly Designed, Interactive Website

The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a Committee of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, recently redesigned and launched its website, HolocaustMemorialMiamiBeach.org to tell the story of the awesome structure that sits along Meridian Avenue and Dade Boulevard as a tribute to the six million Jews that were murdered by the Nazis to the world.

Professionals Cruising to Sunset Over Miami, a Celebration of South Florida’s Real Estate Industry

Professionals Cruising to Sunset Over Miami, a Celebration of 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 16th Annual Sunset Over Miami reception on Thursday, October 17.

The Network: Connecting Miami's Young Professionals to the Community and Beyond

The Network: Connecting Miami's Young Professionals to the Community and Beyond

On a hot Friday night this past June, more than 100 young Jewish professionals gathered for a Kabbalat Shabbat Service and dinner at Temple Emanu-El in Miami Beach, followed by drinks and socializing at a nearby South Beach club. The evening, called “Shabbat and the City,” was the latest in a long history of successful events presented by The Network.

Give Your Child the Gift of Israel Without Breaking the Bank

Give Your Child the Gift of Israel Without Breaking the Bank

A visit to Israel is a key stepping stone along the journey of Jewish identity-building, commitment and connection for youngsters. But for many families, a trip to Israel may seem financially beyond reach. That is why the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and participating synagogues established the Gift of Israel Savings Program, formerly known as Passport to Israel, in 1993.

Join PJ Library for an Afternoon of Ice Skating

Join PJ Library for an Afternoon of Ice Skating

Celebrate a successful start to the school year with a fun-filled afternoon! Join PJ Our Way at the Scott Rakow Youth Center on Sunday, September 11 for ice skating and a book-related project.

Help Flood Victims in Louisiana

Help Flood Victims in Louisiana

Relentless flooding has devastated southern Louisiana, now a federal disaster area. Following severe storms, rising waters have killed at least seven, destroyed countless homes and forced tens of thousands to flee for their lives – including staff from the local Jewish Federation and many from the local Jewish community.

Bentata Family’s Visit Makes a Difference in Yerucham

Bentata Family’s Visit Makes a Difference in Yerucham

Leonardo Bentata and 15 family members celebrated his Bar Mitzvah in Israel with an act of chesed (loving kindness) that will have a positive impact on the lives of residents of Yerucham, Miami’s partnership city in the Negev.

Learn How to Combat BDS at PAC’s Upcoming Seminar

Learn How to Combat BDS at PAC’s Upcoming Seminar

As the campaign to boycott, divest and sanction (BDS) Israel continues, The Foundation’s Professional Advisors Council (PAC) will present an important fall seminar, Combating BDS: Changing the Conversation and Investing in Israel, on Wednesday, September 21.

Federation Collecting Donations to Help Victims of Colorado Flooding

Federation Collecting Donations to Help Victims of Colorado Flooding

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is joining with The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) as part of the non-sectarian national Jewish response to help the victims of unprecedented flooding across Colorado.

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