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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.

L’Shanah Tovah!

L’Shanah Tovah!

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. May you and your loved ones be written in the Book of Life and sealed for a year of health, happiness and peace. L’Shanah Tovah 5777! Click here to watch a sweet video.

High Holiday Welcome Program Attracts Miami’s Unaffiliated Jews

High Holiday Welcome Program Attracts Miami’s Unaffiliated Jews

Thanks to community support of the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign, more than 2,500 participants in Federation’s High Holiday Welcome Program were able to experience the uplifting spirituality of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur 5777.

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.

Join Us for the Second Annual Communal Kever Avot

Join Us for the Second Annual Communal Kever Avot

The High Holiday season is the time when we remember those who have had a significant impact upon us, especially those loved ones who are no longer with us. Join Federation’s Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support at a special communal memorial service on Sunday, October 9 at four local cemeteries.

Join Federation and Friends at the North Dade Business Breakfast

Join Federation and Friends at the North Dade Business Breakfast

Mark your calendars for our next great networking event! Federation and our Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) invite you to the North Dade Business Breakfast on Friday, November 4 at 7:30 a.m. at Skylake Synagogue.

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.

Helping Shoah Survivors Around the World

Helping Shoah Survivors Around the World

Because of your support, Holocaust survivors know they are never alone. Through the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, Federation’s overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), in partnership with the Claims Conference, these frail and elderly Jews receive holistic care and critical services in cities across the globe.

Federation Partner American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Helps Haitians Following Hurricane Matthew

Federation Partner American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Helps Haitians Following Hurricane Matthew

Immediately following the devastating effects of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti and our neighbors to the north, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation set up a fund to help with relief efforts in the area.

Support Federation on Give Miami Day

Support Federation on Give Miami Day

Mark your calendar now and plan to make a donation to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign on Give Miami Day, an annual community-wide day of online matched giving, on Thursday, November 17.

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.

Community Memorial Service for President Shimon Peres z”l Rescheduled for Thursday, October 13

Community Memorial Service for President Shimon Peres z”l Rescheduled for Thursday, October 13

Due to the arrival of Hurricane Matthew, the Community Memorial Service for Israeli President Shimon Peres, of blessed memory, has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 13, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, 20400 Northeast 30th Avenue, Aventura.

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."

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.

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.

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