The Hebrew Free Loan Association of South Florida (HFLA), a subsidiary of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, wants to help you. Do you need financial assistance to care for an elderly parent? What about unexpected home repairs, medical expenses or help to pay for life cycle events?
Thanks to your donations, Holocaust survivors in Israel know that they are never alone. Through Federation's overseas partner the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), 8,000 survivors find friendship and fun at 120 Café Europa social clubs throughout Israel.
With high unemployment and inflation rates, many Jews in Argentina are again experiencing economic instability and the lack of basic necessities. Federation overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, is helping those who suffer from food insecurity through Mezonot.
The innovative work of The Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), a Federation subsidiary, has been published in ejewishphilanthropy. Valerie Mitrani, CAJE's Director of Day School Strategies and Initiatives and Julie Lambert, Senior Educational Consultant, co-authored “The CAJE-Miami Model: A Decade of Lessons Learned,” highlighting CAJE’s efforts at improving the quality of teaching and student learning over the past decade.
Women filmmakers take the spotlight at the 22nd annual Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF), January 10-24, 2019. This year, a record 25 female directors from 12 countries are premiering their movies and more than half of all festival films have women serving in key roles as writers, directors or producers.
At-risk youth in Israel are gaining important social skills, self-confidence and career development opportunities, thanks to your donation to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign. Through Shades of Sweet, a program run by Federation’s overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, young adults in Israel work as chocolatiers in two Pardes Channa-Karkur chocolate shops, developing an interest, and possibly even a career, in the confectionary world.
Seniors struggling with food insufficiency, especially during the holidays, can find a hot meal and companionship at one of five meal sites provided by Jewish Community Services (JCS) of South Florida, a Federation beneficiary agency.
Your donation to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign is helping strengthen the Ethiopian-Israeli community in Israel. In addition to supporting programs that focus on education and teacher training, Federation dollars are funding a variety of initiatives in 2019.
On behalf of the Officers, Board of Directors and Staff of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, we wish you a Happy Chanukah! As you celebrate the Festival of Lights, may your home be bright with happiness and love. Click here to watch our Chanukah video.
Are you a young adult looking to experience Israel? We are thrilled to announce that this year’s Miami Community Birthright trip will welcome participants ages 27-32, June 12-24, 2019. Participants will explore Israel with their peers, develop connections with their heritage and make memories to last a lifetime.
Survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse in Southern Israel receive emergency services and counseling through Maslan, a rape crisis center in the Negev, funded in part by your contributions to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.
On Friday, December 21; Sunday, December 23; Monday, December 24; and Tuesday, December 25, join volunteers in family-friendly activities that include preparing and serving meals, distributing donated toys at social-service agencies and spending time with hospitalized children, at-risk youth and homeless shelter residents.
Continue your Thanksgiving gratitude by participating in #GivingTuesday. Fueled by the power of social media and collaboration, the national movement takes place on Tuesday, November 27 and reminds us of the importance of giving.
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.