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Greater Miami Jewish Federation to Honor Outstanding Individuals at 73rd Annual Meeting

Greater Miami Jewish Federation to Honor Outstanding Individuals at 73rd Annual Meeting

Members of Miami’s Jewish community will come together on Thursday, May 26th for the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation to elect new officers and Board members and honor five special individuals for their dedication to the Jewish people. Chaired by Isaac K. Fisher, the buffet luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard.

Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Receives Help from Cruise Line

Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Receives Help from Cruise Line

The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation received a wonderful gift recently, when volunteers associated with Royal Caribbean Cruises lent a helping hand by painting and landscaping the Miami Beach landmark.

Yom HaShoah/Israel Solidarity Service on May 1

Yom HaShoah/Israel Solidarity Service on May 1

Members of the community are invited to gather at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Sunday, May 1 to remember the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and to show solidarity with the people of Israel during a Yom HaShoah Observance and Israel Solidarity Service.

Federation's 73rd Annual Meeting Is Just Around the Corner

Federation's 73rd Annual Meeting Is Just Around the Corner

There’s still time to register for the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, taking place Thursday, May 26 at the Hilton Miami Downtown Miami. Federation will elect new officers and Board members and honor five special individuals for their dedication to the Jewish people.

Fundraise for Federation Now Online

Fundraise for Federation Now Online

Today, more and more nonprofits are turning to the Internet as a resource to raise funds. The Greater Miami Jewish Federation has created an online application where people can easily raise money via their own personal fundraising page.

PAC Spring Seminar to Discuss Legal Implications of Biological Advances

PAC Spring Seminar to Discuss Legal Implications of Biological Advances

The Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) of The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will host its 2011 Spring Seminar on Thursday, April 28, at the Hilton Miami Downtown. The topic is “Planning for Life After Death: Laws of Succession vs. the New Biology.”

JCRC to Host April 14 Intergenerational Advocacy Seder

JCRC to Host April 14 Intergenerational Advocacy Seder

The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will hold an Intergenerational Advocacy Seder and discussion — featuring two national Jewish agencies’ perspectives on hunger and policy issues — on Thursday, April 14, beginning at noon.

Federation Launches Miami Mega Mission 2012

Federation Launches Miami Mega Mission 2012

It has been a decade and a half since the Greater Miami Jewish Federation organized a Mega Mission to Israel, but ask any participant from one of those overseas journeys how he or she enjoyed it, and you will get a glowing smile and an answer brimming with enthusiasm.

Statement on the April 7 School Bus Bombing in Israel

Statement on the April 7 School Bus Bombing in Israel

A yellow bus is internationally recognized as a vehicle used specifically to transport school children. Yet, on April 7, it became the intentional target of terrorists who fired a barrage of missiles and rockets from Gaza into southern Israel, including anti-tank missiles aimed directly at the bus.

Federation Collecting Donations for Fund for Victims of Terror

Federation Collecting Donations for Fund for Victims of Terror

Recent events in Israel – including the massacre of the Fogel family, the bombing in central Jerusalem and ongoing rocket attacks – have renewed long-standing concerns about providing assistance to the victims of these and other tragedies.

Limited Space Available for Miami-Area Students to Study in Israel This Summer

Limited Space Available for Miami-Area Students to Study in Israel This Summer

The Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI), a partner agency of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, has just a few spots remaining for Miami-Dade high school sophomores, juniors and seniors looking to study in Israel this summer.

“Buycott for Israel” Day Is March 30

“Buycott for Israel” Day Is March 30

Anti-Israel activists have declared March 30 as the global day of action for the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. Boycotters have been energetically lobbying stores across North America to stop selling Israeli products.

A Statement from Federation on the March 23 Bombing in Jerusalem

A Statement from Federation on the March 23 Bombing in Jerusalem

At around 3 p.m. Israel time (9 a.m. Eastern) on Wednesday, March 23, a bomb exploded next to two buses across the street from the Jerusalem Convention Center. The blast injured dozens of people, several seriously. One person has died from her injuries. There was no immediate claim of responsibility… We vehemently condemn this new round of violence…

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the August 18 Terrorist Attacks in Israel

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the August 18 Terrorist Attacks in Israel

A series of coordinated terrorist attacks striking Israel's southern region on Thursday, August 18 killed seven people, including 22-year-old Staff Sergeant Moshe Naftali and six civilians, and wounded some 40 people.

Federation Mourns Massacre of Members of the Fogel Family and Condemns Brutal Terrorist Attack on Israelis

Federation Mourns Massacre of Members of the Fogel Family and Condemns Brutal Terrorist Attack on Israelis

The Jewish Community Relations Council of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation (JCRC) mourns the horrific murders of Udi (37), Ruth (36), Yoav (10), Elad (4) and three-month-old Hadas Fogel Friday night, March 11, in their home. This brutal terrorist attack is aimed at intimidating Israeli Jewish families and derailing the peace process.

Teen Volunteer Opportunities Abound at April 3 Program

Teen Volunteer Opportunities Abound at April 3 Program

From feeding the hungry to beautification of a local park, school or cemetery, there are a variety of volunteer activities for students in 8th through 12thgrades to choose from during the Annual J-Serve National Day of Service for Jewish Teens and Good Deeds Day, set for Sunday, April 3.

Foundation Annual Meeting Slated for May 5

Foundation Annual Meeting Slated for May 5

The Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) of The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will host its 2011 Spring Seminar on Thursday, April 28, at the Hilton Miami Downtown. The topic is “Planning for Life After Death: Laws of Succession vs. the New Biology.”

Federation Collecting Funds for Victims of Japan/Pacific Earthquake and Tsunami

Federation Collecting Funds for Victims of Japan/Pacific Earthquake and Tsunami

As part of the Jewish community’s response to the 8.9 magnitude earthquake and ensuing tsunami that struck Japan on March 11, 2011 and affected areas along the Pacific Ocean, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is collecting funds to provide immediate humanitarian aid to victims and their families.

Get Connected in Many Ways on Super Sunday

Get Connected in Many Ways on Super Sunday

In today’s highly connected world, the telephone is merely one means for communication – and fundraising. While nothing will ever replace a personal phone conversation, Federation leadership understands the tremendous opportunities available through social media, online donation forms and “personal fundraising pages,” and is incorporating these exciting outreach vehicles into Super Sunday.

Your Dollars at Work: Building Jewish Identity

Your Dollars at Work: Building Jewish Identity

Each year, thousands of Jewish people in Miami and around the world receive assistance through the social-service, educational and humanitarian programs funded by the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign. And while contributors to the Campaign know that their generosity is making a difference, it is not every day that a donor has the opportunity to meet a recipient of Federation-supported assistance.

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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