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The Network Offers Cool Drinks and Good Company at Rush Hour

The Network Offers Cool Drinks and Good Company at Rush Hour

The Network, the under-40 connection of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, will host its summer Rush Hour, a cocktail and networking event, on Thursday, August 9, beginning at 7 p.m. at Jeronimo’s Bar, 75 Southeast 6th Street.

The Network Offers Cool Drinks and Good Company at Rush Hour

The Network Offers Cool Drinks and Good Company at Rush Hour

The Network, the under-40 connection of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, will host its summer Rush Hour, a cocktail and networking event, on Thursday, August 9, beginning at 7 p.m. at Jeronimo’s Bar, 75 Southeast 6th Street.

Yerucham Inventors Play It Cool to Win International Innovation Competition

Yerucham Inventors Play It Cool to Win International Innovation Competition

Standing together on a podium in Washington, D.C., six teenagers from Yerucham exemplified the inventive spirit of the Israeli people by becoming the only non-American team to win an award in the 2012 FLL Global Innovation competition.

Urge the International Olympic Committee to Hold One Minute of Silence in Memory of the Israelis Murdered at the 1972 Munich Games

Urge the International Olympic Committee to Hold One Minute of Silence in Memory of the Israelis Murdered at the 1972 Munich Games

On September 5, 1972, during the Olympic Games in Munich, eight Palestinian terrorists broke into the Olympic Village, killing two members of the Israeli team and taking nine hostages. In the ensuing battle, all nine Israeli hostages were killed, as were five of the terrorists and one policeman.

Statement of Condolence on the Murder of Journalist Steven Sotloff

Statement of Condolence on the Murder of Journalist Steven Sotloff

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation joins together with the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) in offering our deepest condolences to the families of the victims of July 18’s terrorist attack in Burgas, Bulgaria, which targeted Israeli tourists.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation to Provide Financial Assistance to Bulgaria Terror Victims Through Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) Fund for the Victims of Terror

Greater Miami Jewish Federation to Provide Financial Assistance to Bulgaria Terror Victims Through Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) Fund for the Victims of Terror

The Fund for the Victims of Terror, operated by The Jewish Agency for Israel and made possible by contributions from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Jewish federations across North America, will provide financial assistance to Israelis wounded in the attack in Bulgaria and to the families of those killed in the July 18 attack in the resort town of Burgas.

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Terrorist Attack in Bulgaria Targeting Israeli Tourists

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Terrorist Attack in Bulgaria Targeting Israeli Tourists

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation joins together with the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) in offering our deepest condolences to the families of the victims of July 18’s terrorist attack in Burgas, Bulgaria, which targeted Israeli tourists.

Miami Marlins Honoring Jewish Heritage Day

Miami Marlins Honoring Jewish Heritage Day

Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, local Jewish day schools and the community for a day at the ballpark to support Jewish education, as the Miami Marlins host the Ninth Annual Jewish Heritage Day on Sunday afternoon, August 12 at Marlins Ballpark.

‘Young Lion’ Program Pairs B’nai Mitzvah Students with Holocaust Survivors

‘Young Lion’ Program Pairs B’nai Mitzvah Students with Holocaust Survivors

As many B’nai Mitzvah students search for meaningful ways to involve themselves in the Jewish value of tikkun olam, (repair of the world), the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Young Lion of Judah Program gives them a unique opportunity to bridge generational divides and forge lasting bonds with Holocaust survivors.

Memorial to Remember Victims of 1994 AMIA Bombing

Memorial to Remember Victims of 1994 AMIA Bombing

AJC Latino and Latin American Institute, along with over 30 local Jewish organizations, will host a community-wide memorial ceremony at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center (ATJC) on the 18th anniversary of the bombing of the AMIA Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires.

Interest-free Loans Bridge the Gap for Miami-Dade County Students

Interest-free Loans Bridge the Gap for Miami-Dade County Students

At a time when so many families are struggling to pay for even the most basic necessities, finding dollars to send a child to college can be even more challenging. But thanks to the Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF), some Jewish Miami-Dade County students were able to find the “last dollars” they needed to participate in higher education.

Jewish Volunteer Emergency Response Team Seeking Participants

Jewish Volunteer Emergency Response Team Seeking Participants

While natural disasters cannot be averted, the best defense in dealing with them is to be prepared. For the eighth consecutive year, the Jewish Volunteer Center of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is continuing its campaign to organize the Jewish Volunteer Emergency Response Team (JVERT), a data base of volunteers who will be called upon to assist in the event of a hurricane or other emergency in the community.

JCRC: Urge Presbyterians to Reject Israel Divestment

JCRC: Urge Presbyterians to Reject Israel Divestment

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council and its umbrella organization, the Jewish Council for Public Affairs, have worked to counter anti-Israel divestment efforts in several Christian churches. At the end of June, leaders of the Presbyterian Church (USA) will consider a report that calls for divestment from three companies for their sales to Israel. Click here to raise your voice against these efforts.

Women's Philanthropy Installs New Officers and Board

Women's Philanthropy Installs New Officers and Board

Laura P. Koffsky was recently installed as President of Women’s Philanthropy of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation for 2012-13, along with a full slate of new officers and Board members.

Jewish Volunteer Center Launches its Inaugural Teen Summer of Service

Jewish Volunteer Center Launches its Inaugural Teen Summer of Service

This summer, the Jewish Volunteer Center of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will be offering a wide range of service programs for teenagers ages 12 through 18 as a part of the new Teen Summer of Service program. Teenagers will have the opportunity to assist the elderly, serve as assistant teachers, provide food to those in need, work at summer camps, or even travel to Boston, Chicago, DC or Israel.

Annual “Ministering to the Elderly” Conference to Focus on Life Stages

Annual “Ministering to the Elderly” Conference to Focus on Life Stages

“Transitions in Life and Beyond” is the theme of the 17th Annual Conference on Ministering to the Elderly, being presented by The Jewish Chaplaincy Program of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, in collaboration with Miami Jewish Health Systems and Jewish Community Services of South Florida, taking place on May 21 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at 5200 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami.

“Ministering to the Elderly” Conference Focuses on Spirituality and Aging

“Ministering to the Elderly” Conference Focuses on Spirituality and Aging

The 18th Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference will focus on “Holding On While Letting Go,” a detailed examination of the challenges facing Baby Boomers as aging caregivers, on Monday, May 20.

Federation's 75th Annual Meeting to Celebrate Milestone Anniversary, Honor Leaders

Federation's 75th Annual Meeting to Celebrate Milestone Anniversary, Honor Leaders

As the Greater Miami Jewish Federation reaches a milestone anniversary, leaders of old and new will gather to honor the past and pave the way for the future at the 75th Annual Meeting on Friday, May 31. The kosher buffet luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

Miami-Dade JCCs Are Ready for Summer Fun!

Miami-Dade JCCs Are Ready for Summer Fun!

Summer is here and Jewish community centers across Miami-Dade County are offering a variety of activities to meet the interests of any child. Camps run from June 17 to August 9, 2013.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Celebrates 75th Anniversary

Judy Gilbert-Gould was a very young girl on May 7, 1938 when her father, Stanley C. Myers, of blessed memory, and a small group of Jewish Miamians gathered at a local home to create what would later be known as the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

The Mission of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is to mobilize human and financial resources to care for those in need, strengthen
Jewish life and advance the unity, values and shared purpose of the Jewish people in Miami, in Israel and around the world.

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