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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Bring the Miami Service Challenge to Your Organization

Bring the Miami Service Challenge to Your Organization

Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) is taking its popular volunteer programming one step further with its Miami Service Challenge, which encourages local groups to participate in rewarding service projects.

Giving Back Meets Back-to-School

Giving Back Meets Back-to-School

Not too long ago, parents were stocking up on school supplies for the new school year. But for many, it isn’t that easy, and back-to-school season presents financial challenges for families around the globe. Federation, through our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), and other Jewish organizations, made sure that two dozen Ukrainian families received backpacks full of school supplies for their children.

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