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With Hopes for a Brighter Tomorrow, We Stand in Solidarity With the Cuban Community

With Hopes for a Brighter Tomorrow, We Stand in Solidarity With the Cuban Community

Miami's Cuban and Jewish Communities have long enjoyed a close affinity with one another and stand in strong solidarity.

Hillel Opens Its Doors at FIU

Hillel Opens Its Doors at FIU

Students at Florida International University (FIU) now have a dedicated Hillel to call their own, thanks to your ongoing support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.

Give Miami Day Raises $476,000 for Federation

Give Miami Day Raises $476,000 for Federation

Thank you, Miami! Because of your generous donations, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation topped the leaderboard with a total of $476,000 in donations on Give Miami Day.

Standing in Unity, Embracing Diversity

Standing in Unity, Embracing Diversity

Prior to and after the election, we have seen a significant uptick in divisive and hateful rhetoric. According to the anti-intolerance watchdog, the Southern Poverty Law Center, more than 400 incidents of harassment, including racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic acts, have been reported.

Calling All Miami-Dade College Students!

Calling All Miami-Dade College Students!

Do you know an exceptional, career-minded college student in Miami-Dade County? Onward Israel is now accepting applications.

A Statement from the Federation Regarding the Reprehensible Acts of Vandalism and the Death Threats Against Reform Jewish Leaders Found at Kehilat Ra'anan - Beit Samueli

A Statement from the Federation Regarding the Reprehensible Acts of Vandalism and the Death Threats Against Reform Jewish Leaders Found at Kehilat Ra'anan - Beit Samueli

Together with the Jewish Federations of North America, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation condemns the reprehensible acts of vandalism and the death threats against Reform Jewish leaders found at Kehilat Ra'anan - Beit Samueli, a Reform synagogue in Ra'anana, Israel.

Join Us On Give Miami Day

Join Us On Give Miami Day

Did you know that every Federation-designated donation between $25 and $10,000 made through GiveMiamiDay.org on Thursday, November 17 will result in a bonus gift for our campaign?

New JCC Opens in Kiev, Ukraine

New JCC Opens in Kiev, Ukraine

Your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign support Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) both locally and around the world, including Kiev’s brand-new Halom Jewish Community Center.

Celebrate CJL’s Five-Year Anniversary!

Celebrate CJL’s Five-Year Anniversary!

Join Federation on Wednesday, November 30 at Temple Beth Sholom to celebrate the five-year anniversary of Create a Jewish Legacy (CJL). Your generosity and commitment to creating a vibrant Jewish future has resulted in more than $40 million in estimated expected gifts to our community.

Iris Yerucham Hotel Awarded Four-Star Status

Iris Yerucham Hotel Awarded Four-Star Status

Mazel tov to Israel’s Desert Iris Hotel in Miami’s partner city of Yerucham, which was recently awarded 4-star status by the Israel Ministry of Tourism!

Everything But The Turkey Volunteers Will Cook Up Thanksgiving Cheer for Miami's Homeless

Everything But The Turkey Volunteers Will Cook Up Thanksgiving Cheer for Miami's Homeless

The scent of Thanksgiving will soon fill the air, when hundreds of volunteers gather for Everything but the Turkey, an annual food-preparation marathon that provides Thanksgiving side dishes for thousands of homeless residents throughout Miami-Dade County.

Job-hunting? JWorks Miami Can Help!

Job-hunting? JWorks Miami Can Help!

Last year, more than 150 Jewish job-seekers found employment after receiving job counseling and placement assistance from JWorks Miami, a community employment program of Federation and Jewish Community Services of South Florida.

Argentina’s Jews Gather for Rosh Hashanah Celebration

Argentina’s Jews Gather for Rosh Hashanah Celebration

Roughly 50,000 Argentine Jews recently gathered in the streets of Buenos Aires for Rosh Hashanah Urbano (RHU), the largest Jewish cultural event in South America.

Join us for “Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust”

Join us for “Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust”

Join Federation and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach for “Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust” on Sunday, November 6 at 6 p.m.

Don’t Miss Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust

Don’t Miss Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust

Join hundreds of community members and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach to commemorate “Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust” on Sunday, November 6 at 6 p.m.

Make a Difference During the Jewish Holidays

Make a Difference During the Jewish Holidays

The Jewish holidays are a meaningful time to make a difference in the lives of others through tzedakah. When you donate to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign, you are supporting humanitarian, social-service, educational and identity-building programs for Jews in Miami, in Israel and in more than 70 other countries worldwide.

Don’t Miss The Women’s Event!

Don’t Miss The Women’s Event!

There’s still time to register for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Event, featuring Emmy Award-winning actress Debra Messing! Join hundreds of women for an inspirational and empowering morning on Friday, November 18.

Yerucham Science Center Staff Trains Miami Teachers

Yerucham Science Center Staff Trains Miami Teachers

Miami’s Jewish community recently witnessed firsthand one of the many successes of our people-to-people partnership with Yerucham when the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), a Federation subsidiary agency, hosted a group from the Yerucham Science Center.

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.

Debra Messing Shares Her Jewish Story at The Women’s Event

Debra Messing Shares Her Jewish Story at The Women’s Event

Don’t miss the chance to hear from keynote speaker and Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, who will share her powerful Jewish story at Federation’s Women’s Event on Friday, November 18 at the Hilton Miami Downtown, chaired by Corey Feinsilver.

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