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Passion and Purpose Family Tour a Huge Success!

Passion and Purpose Family Tour a Huge Success!

Federation’s International Division recently brought together nearly 70 people for the Passion and Purpose Family Tour. The mini mission educated families about the agencies funded and programs made possible by donations to the Annual Federation Campaign.

Israeli Holocaust Survivors Find Community at Café Europa Social Clubs

Israeli Holocaust Survivors Find Community at Café Europa Social Clubs

Federation helped 8,000 Holocaust survivors attend 120 Café Europa social clubs in Israel this year, working together with our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee.

Camp Szarvas: Bringing Jewish Traditions to International Campers

Camp Szarvas: Bringing Jewish Traditions to International Campers

Your donations to the Annual Federation Campaign helped 1,500 Jewish campers from more than 20 countries enjoy inspiring Jewish experiences at Camp Szarvas this summer in rural Hungary.

Russian Speaking PJ Library Miami Is Bringing STEAM Educational Programs and Jewish Values Together

Russian Speaking PJ Library Miami Is Bringing STEAM Educational Programs and Jewish Values Together

Russian Speaking PJ Library Miami is bringing STEAM (science, technology, engineering, arts and math) educational programs and Jewish values together in a series of unique, monthly classes beginning in October.

L’Shanah Tovah 5779!

L’Shanah Tovah 5779!

On behalf of the Officers, Board of Directors and Staff of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, we extend our warmest wishes to you for a sweet New Year.

Lone Soldiers Receive Support From Federation

Lone Soldiers Receive Support From Federation

As the High Holidays approach, it’s important that lone soldiers feel supported during their IDF service. Through WINGS, a program of our overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Federation helps these young olim (immigrants).

Reserve Your High Holidays Seats Now!

Reserve Your High Holidays Seats Now!

Reservations can now be made for the High Holiday Welcome Program, which offers limited, free seating at synagogue services to unaffiliated members of our community.

Federation Helps Provide Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Experiences

Federation Helps Provide Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Experiences

It may be the first week of school, but many Miami-area children are still thinking about the amazing summer they had at sleepaway camp. This past summer, Federation distributed more than $120,000 in scholarships, allowing 180 local kids to attend Jewish sleepaway camps of all religious streams.

Register for March of the Living Today!

Register for March of the Living Today!

The Leo Martin March of the Living is now accepting applications for the April 2019 trip. The impactful six-month educational program includes a two-week journey to Poland and Israel.

Federation Encourages Medical Students to Pursue Education in the Negev

Federation Encourages Medical Students to Pursue Education in the Negev

Through the Choosing Tomorrow Medical Student Initiative, established by our overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, exemplary students in their fourth through sixth years of medical school receive educational scholarships and social entrepreneurship training each year.

High Holiday Welcome Program Begins Monday, August 20

High Holiday Welcome Program Begins Monday, August 20

The High Holiday Welcome Program, which offers limited, free seating at synagogue services to unaffiliated members of our community begins Monday, August 20 at 12 noon.

Federation Helps Increase Voter Registration

Federation Helps Increase Voter Registration

Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council and Women’s Philanthropy are collaborating with the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and United Way to assist with voter registration before the midterm elections.

Gift of Israel Savings Program Provides an Opportunity to Experience Israel

Gift of Israel Savings Program Provides an Opportunity to Experience Israel

Federation partners with local synagogues to fund the Gift of Israel Savings program to ensure that every young adult has the opportunity to experience Israel.

Miami Grandparents and Their Grandchildren Team Up For G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative

Miami Grandparents and Their Grandchildren Team Up For G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative

Your Miami Jewish community is participating in the G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative with Federation’s Israeli partnership city of Yerucham. Recognizing that grandparents play an important role in solidifying the Jewish legacy, the innovative year-long program pairs grandparents with their pre-teen (5th-8th grade) grandchildren to explore family narratives, meaningful connections and Judaic traditions.

Federated System Supports Southern Israel Amidst Hamas Attacks

Federated System Supports Southern Israel Amidst Hamas Attacks

This past week, Hamas intensified its attacks on Israel’s southern border from Gaza, launching nearly 200 rockets at civilian targets, sending families running to bomb shelters.

Women’s Impact Iniatiative Now Accepting Applications

Women’s Impact Iniatiative Now Accepting Applications

Federation continues to support and empower Jewish women and girls in Miami with the fourth cycle of the Women’s Impact Initiative grants. Past grant recipients have created programs focused on women’s health, leadership development, unemployment support, education and more.

Miami’s Jewish Community to Benefit from New Cultural and Education Center at MAR-JCC

Miami’s Jewish Community to Benefit from New Cultural and Education Center at MAR-JCC

Excitement is at a fever pitch at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center (MAR-JCC), one of three Federation-supported Miami JCCs, where campers are already enjoying the new 40,000-square-foot Feldenkreis Culture and Education Center

Are You Looking for a Spiritual Connection this Jewish New Year?

Are You Looking for a Spiritual Connection this Jewish New Year?

Make the year 5779 a time for Jewish renewal for you and your family, and a time to find personal meaning and connection with your community. Federation and the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami have compiled a directory of area synagogues to help Miami’s Jewish community find a place to worship.

Federation Helps Strengthen Israeli Youth-at-Risk

Federation Helps Strengthen Israeli Youth-at-Risk

Vulnerable Israeli youth ages 12-18 are receiving the attention and support they need to successfully integrate into Israeli society. Four Youth Villages, run by The Jewish Agency for Israel, Federation’s overseas partner, offer a variety of educational, clinical and social work services for those suffering from severe emotional, behavioral and family problems.

Find a Synagogue for the High Holidays

Find a Synagogue for the High Holidays

Are you looking for a spiritual connection this Jewish New Year? Federation and the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami have compiled a directory of area synagogues to help members of Miami’s Jewish community find a place to worship.

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