The Greater Miami Jewish Federation partnered with Taglit-Birthright Israel to provide an exclusive Miami community Birthright experience for young adults ages 22 to 26 from Sunday, June 2, 2013 to Thursday, June 13, 2013.
This summer, the staff at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has joined together in a creative way to raise even more dollars and deliver more aid to those who need it through a summer fundraising competition—one of the many activities the team participates in throughout the year to help support the Annual Campaign.
On June 28, campers celebrated a special Shabbat Friday morning during the inaugural summer of Camp Klurman at the Galbut Family Miami Beach JCC on the Simkins Family Campus. Donors to the JCC’s capital campaign joined them for challah, Shabbat songs and lots of smiles.
The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has launched a new endowment program that will empower every member of the community to have a long-term impact on Jewish institutions and organizations at home, in Israel and around the world.
Women from around the community were “Reaching Out, Taking Action and Stepping up,” at the Women’s Philanthropy (WP) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation “Day for the Soul” event which took place on May 22 at Briza on the Bay, Miami.
Thanks to the enthusiasm of a few high school students, the entire southern Israeli town of Yerucham, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s partnership city in Israel, has become crazy about robotics. And recently, the Yerucham High School Robotics Team won some heavy honors.
In memory of their fellow bus mate, several participants on 2012’s Miami Mega Mission to Israel collected money to plant a few trees in Israel that has now become a fruitful and flourishing community space in Pardes Channa-Karkur.
In March 2013, 15 teenagers from Pardes Channa-Karkur, Israel, went on a 10-day trip to Ethiopia, on a mission called “Roots,” to gain a better understanding of the sacrifices and difficulties their parents and grandparents had to endure to give them a more prosperous life as Israelis.
From the Yiddish Theater and nickelodeons to Hollywood and Broadway, the Jewish people have made tremendous contributions to the world of entertainment. Through the month of May, Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) honors the Jewish fingerprint upon the nation’s popular culture.
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is joining with other Jewish organizations across America to ask Jewish individuals over 18 years of age and of all backgrounds and interests to participate in an important new intergenerational survey. Y
Masa Israel Journey, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation/Jewish Agency for Israel-funded program that brings post-college adults on transformative experiences through Israel has two new, five-month programs available that will ignite the passions of anyone with an interest in Judaic studies, Israel, organic living and wine—Israel Wine Experience and LaMidbar.
One hundred thirty local residents will assemble on March 28 and become part of a legacy that changed modern Jewish education, as they depart on the 25th annual March of the Living, a two-week journey to Poland and Israel.
More than six years ago, Miami’s Jewish community established a long-term partnership with the Israeli town of Yerucham, located in the Negev Desert. Michael Biton, Yerucham’s mayor, was recently in the U.S. and stopped in Miami to discuss the past five years of partnership and what’s ahead for the Miami-Yerucham connection.
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.