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Young Lion of Judah Looking for Exceptional B’nai Mitzvah Students

Young Lion of Judah Looking for Exceptional B’nai Mitzvah Students

Do you know a Bar or Bat Mitzvah student looking for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to volunteer and learn with Holocaust survivors? Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach are now accepting B’nai Mitzvah students for the Young Lion of Judah Program.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Our Jewish Community Relations Council Condemn UNESCO Resolution

Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Our Jewish Community Relations Council Condemn UNESCO Resolution

The United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) resolution, adopted earlier this week by its Executive Board regarding the Temple Mount and Israel’s most holy sites, is unconscionable and outrageous in its indisputable revisionist history and anti-Zionist language.

Federation Mourns the Passing of Shimon Peres

Federation Mourns the Passing of Shimon Peres

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation deeply mourns the passing of Shimon Peres, z”l, universally recognized as one of Israel’s greatest leaders and a dear friend to Miami's Jewish community.

Ukrainian Special Needs Children Get Help from Horses

Ukrainian Special Needs Children Get Help from Horses

Thanks to your support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, Ukrainian children with special needs are participating in a unique horse therapy program.

Seven Local Nonprofits Received Miami Service Challenge Grants

Seven Local Nonprofits Received Miami Service Challenge Grants

Thanks to Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) and funding from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, seven local nonprofits received Miami Service Challenge grants to participate in rewarding community service projects.

Be Part of the Jewish Community's Response to Help Victims of Hurricane Matthew

Be Part of the Jewish Community's Response to Help Victims of Hurricane Matthew

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation has established an Emergency Relief Fund to assist those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti and other communities. One hundred percent of this Jewish response to Hurricane Matthew will provide critically needed aid to those in Haiti and other areas.

All You Need to Know About Voting

All You Need to Know About Voting

As the public affairs and advocacy arm of Federation, the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is educating members of the community about how, when and where to vote in the upcoming election.

Federation Supports Local Aging Jews

Federation Supports Local Aging Jews

More than 30 percent of Jewish households in Miami with people over age 75 require in-home healthcare, help with senior transportation, meal delivery or other social services.

Don’t Miss This Year’s Women’s Event!

Don’t Miss This Year’s Women’s Event!

For both first-timers and seasoned veterans, this year’s Women's Event brunch, featuring guest speaker actress Debra Messing is a "can't miss."

Kick Off the New Year with The Women’s Event

Kick Off the New Year with The Women’s Event

Register now for this year’s Federation Women’s Philanthropy brunch on Wednesday, November 14. Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, Editor-in-Chief of the digital lifestyle website Dot Complicated and best-selling author, is the keynote speaker.

Federation Is Helping to Provide Israeli Haredi Jews with Economic Opportunities

Federation Is Helping to Provide Israeli Haredi Jews with Economic Opportunities

Federation is helping provide Israeli Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) Jews with economic opportunities through the TEVET Employment Initiative, developed by our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Center (JDC).

Mark Your Calendar for The Women's Event

Mark Your Calendar for The Women's Event

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 14 for Federation’s Women's Event brunch. Media maven Randi Zuckerberg is the keynote speaker and will discuss how her Jewish journey has influenced her business acumen and leadership skills.

One Year Later: The Recovery Effort of Hurricane Maria Continues

One Year Later: The Recovery Effort of Hurricane Maria Continues

A year following Hurricane Maria, Federation’s support is continuing to make a difference in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Create a Jewish Legacy Continues to Reach Goals

Create a Jewish Legacy Continues to Reach Goals

A hearty yasher koach and thank you to who all who have participated so far in Create a Jewish Legacy (CJL). Because of their commitments to support the Jewish community, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s LIFE & LEGACY initiative has provided nearly $300,000 in incentive grants to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s partnering organizations.

Community Security Conference and Workshop a Success!

Community Security Conference and Workshop a Success!

Last week, 120 people, representing more than two dozen organizations, discussed security best practices at the first Community Security Conference and Workshop, presented by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Office of Community Security and the Anti-Defamation League.

Bring the Miami Service Challenge to Your Organization

Bring the Miami Service Challenge to Your Organization

Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) is taking its popular volunteer programming one step further with its Miami Service Challenge, which encourages local groups to participate in rewarding service projects.

Giving Back Meets Back-to-School

Giving Back Meets Back-to-School

Not too long ago, parents were stocking up on school supplies for the new school year. But for many, it isn’t that easy, and back-to-school season presents financial challenges for families around the globe. Federation, through our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), and other Jewish organizations, made sure that two dozen Ukrainian families received backpacks full of school supplies for their children.

Israel Safe Haven for Olim from Ukraine and Germany

Israel Safe Haven for Olim from Ukraine and Germany

The Jewish Agency for Israel, one of Federation’s overseas partner agencies, recently helped 200 new immigrants relocate from Ukraine and Germany to Israel. In 2015, Ukraine was the second-largest source of aliyah, with some 7,000 olim (new immigrants) moving to Israel, compared to 2,000 just two years prior.

36 Miami Lions Attended International Lion of Judah Conference

36 Miami Lions Attended International Lion of Judah Conference

Thirty-six Miami Jewish women joined 1,300 others from around the world to celebrate the power of women’s philanthropy at the International Lion of Judah Conference, September 11-13 in Washington, D.C.

Diller Teen Fellows Accepting Applications

Diller Teen Fellows Accepting Applications

Do you know an incredible teen committed to serving the community? Federation-funded Diller Teen Fellows, an international, immersive leadership program operated by the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), a subsidiary agency of Federation, is seeking Jewish ninth- and 10th-graders from Miami-Dade County to participate in a 15-month pluralistic, informal Jewish educational program.

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