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Generous Donors Expand the Making Miracle Babies Fertility Fund

Generous Donors Expand the Making Miracle Babies Fertility Fund

Since 2014, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and the Hebrew Free Loan Association (HFLA) of South Florida have been working together to support the Making Miracle Babies Fertility Fund. Started by Michelle and Matan Ben-Aviv in honor of their son, the innovative loan fund empowers South Florida Jewish couples with fertility obstacles to pursue parenthood via In Vitro Fertilization.

Federation Welcomes First Miracle Baby!

Federation Welcomes First Miracle Baby!

Federation is thrilled to announce the birth of the very first Making Miracle Babies Fertility Fund baby. Since 2014, Federation and the Hebrew Free Loan Association (HFLA) of South Florida have worked together to support this innovative loan fund, started by Michelle and Matan Ben-Aviv, in honor of their son, to empower South Florida Jewish couples with fertility obstacles to pursue parenthood via In Vitro Fertilization.

JVC Teen Leadership Preps for Day of Service

JVC Teen Leadership Preps for Day of Service

The Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC), Federation’s central clearinghouse for volunteer opportunities in Miami’s Jewish community, kicks off its teen volunteer program on Sunday, September 11. On the National Day of Service and Remembrance, young leaders will come together to plan volunteer programs for the year ahead, including JServe, the annual teen day of service that recruits more than 200 participants. The JVC offers opportunities year-round for volunteers of all ages to get involved. For more information, click here.

Yad Sarah Opens in Yerucham

Yad Sarah Opens in Yerucham

Since 2007, your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign have helped Yerucham’s 10,000 residents on a daily basis. Most recently, through the Berlin Fund, Federation financed the build-out of a new Yad Sarah branch in Yerucham.

Celebrate Shabbat with The Network

Celebrate Shabbat with The Network

Enjoy a special evening hosted by The Network and community partners. Join Federation’s Under 40 connection, on Friday, September 9 for a Blue & White Community Shabbat Dinner at Temple Emanu-El. Schmooze with old friends and make new ones. Candle-lighting and services begin at 7 p.m. Prior to September 1, couvert is $36 (after which it is $45) and includes dinner, dessert and open wine bar. For more information, contact TheNetwork@gmjf.org or call 786.866.8446.

Election Season Support

Election Season Support

Election season is in full swing, and with that, Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is ensuring our community is informed and engaged in the process.

Helping Mothers and Babies in Argentina

Helping Mothers and Babies in Argentina

Did you know Argentina is home to Latin America’s largest Jewish population? As the country continues to struggle economically, many families are living below the poverty line, including pregnant women and those with young children.

NYLC Builds Bikes for Local Children

NYLC Builds Bikes for Local Children

Last week, nearly 200 members of the National Young Leadership Cabinet of The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) joined together in Aventura for their annual retreat.

PJ Library for Grandparents

PJ Library for Grandparents

Children love the joy of being read a good book. And now, thanks to a limited-time offer by Federation's PJ Library, they can extend their subscription to grandparents.

Watch Our New Video

Watch Our New Video

Thanks to the thousands of people who make donations to our Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation Campaign, we are able to fund more than 100 programs and agencies here at home, in Israel and worldwide.

Grant Applications Now Open

Grant Applications Now Open

In addition to the millions of dollars Federation funds to organizations locally and around the world, $100,000 in grants will be awarded to new or expanding programs at Jewish nonprofits eager to make a difference in Miami-Dade County.

Attend JWorks Latest Job Search Workshop

Attend JWorks Latest Job Search Workshop

Attention, job-seekers! JWorks Miami, a partnership between Federation and Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS), invites you to attend its “Social Media and Your Job Search” workshop on Thursday, August 18, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The free event, held at Federation, will provide insight and ideas for your social media job search strategy.

Unique Gift of Israel Savings Program Makes Travel More Affordable

Unique Gift of Israel Savings Program Makes Travel More Affordable

A visit to Israel as a young adult not only offers memories that will last a lifetime, but also is a transformative and educational experience that strengthens Jewish identity. But for many families, such trips are unaffordable.

Register Now for March of the Living

Register Now for March of the Living

Registration for the Leo Martin March of the Living is now open. During the two-week trip to Poland and Israel, 100 students from Miami-Dade County join their peers from around the world, along with Holocaust survivors, to take a step back in time.

Jewish Volunteer Center Debuts New Website

Jewish Volunteer Center Debuts New Website

Now it’s easier than ever to match your desire to volunteer with the needs of local organizations, thanks to the all-new website, iVolunteer.JewishMiami.org, of Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center.

Leave Your Legacy in the “Book of Life”

Leave Your Legacy in the “Book of Life”

More than 600 members of our Jewish community have already committed to include Federation or a Federation partner organization in their estate plan, representing more than $42 million in heartfelt commitments.

Federation Helps Argentine Jews

Federation Helps Argentine Jews

Since 2014, Argentina has faced an unemployment crisis, making it difficult for thousands to feed and provide homes for their families. The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is delivering food to the country’s most economically depressed Jews through Mezonot, a program of the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, Federation's overseas partner.

Federation Supports a Partnership with a Community of Ethiopian-Israeli Residents in Pardes Channa-Karkur for Over a Decade

Federation Supports a Partnership with a Community of Ethiopian-Israeli Residents in Pardes Channa-Karkur for Over a Decade

For more than a decade, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has supported a partnership with a community of Ethiopian-Israeli residents in Pardes Channa-Karkur, an Israeli city between Tel Aviv and Haifa.

Building a Gojo

Building a Gojo

A Gojo is a traditional Ethiopian structure used for community gatherings, and now with the support of Federation, Ethiopian-Israeli residents of Pardes Channa-Karkur, Israel, will have a Gojo of their own.

Local Teen Shares Enthusiasm for Dentistry With Others

Local Teen Shares Enthusiasm for Dentistry With Others

Aspiring dentist Jessica Schlaen, 17, recently shared her passion for good oral health by distributing teeth-cleaning supplies and teaching the importance of proper brushing with children in Miami’s partnership city of Yerucham, Israel.

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