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Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru Helps Those in Need

Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru Helps Those in Need

“I lost my job in March and we are having trouble living on my husband's salary alone...I'm taking care of my elderly father-in-law who lives with us,” said the young mother.
Partnership With Mt. Sinai Helps Holocaust Survivors Obtain Vaccinations Against COVID-19

Partnership With Mt. Sinai Helps Holocaust Survivors Obtain Vaccinations Against COVID-19

Thanks to a partnership with Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Miami’s treasured Holocaust Survivors have begun to be vaccinated for COVID-19. The crisis has impacted everyone, but for aging Survivors, who began their lives amidst unimaginable horror, the pandemic poses special psychological, emotional and health concerns.
Celebrate the Power of Women in Philanthropy at the International Lion of Judah Conference

Celebrate the Power of Women in Philanthropy at the International Lion of Judah Conference

Are you a Lion of Judah donor or want to become one? While we can't gather in person this year, women from around the world who give a minimum of $5,000 annually to Federation will still come together virtually at the International Lion of Judah Conference January 24-25.
Be Counted Among Jews of Color

Be Counted Among Jews of Color

If you are a Jew of Color who lives in the United States and are 18 years of age or older, be counted by participating in an anonymous, confidential and secure survey through the Jews of Color Initiative (JoCl).
The Women’s Impact Initiative Awards Grants to Local Organizations

The Women’s Impact Initiative Awards Grants to Local Organizations

The moment to make a difference is now. With this in mind, Federation Women’s Impact Initiative awarded $70,000 grants to 14 organizations in Miami that help transform the lives of women and girls.
Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru Helps Address Food Insecurity

Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru Helps Address Food Insecurity

According to Feeding South Florida, the demand for food has doubled during the pandemic in South Florida counties, including Miami-Dade.
Jewish Overnight Camp Scholarships Available

Jewish Overnight Camp Scholarships Available

Federation believes Jewish overnight camp is a formative experience and one every child should have.
Critical Support Grant Extended to Help Holocaust Survivors

Critical Support Grant Extended to Help Holocaust Survivors

The Jewish Federations of North America has awarded Federation an additional two years of funding to continue the critical support work of caring for Holocaust Survivors.
Program Offers Guidance on Providing Comfort During the Pandemic

Program Offers Guidance on Providing Comfort During the Pandemic

How can we personally become supportive to those suffering from this pandemic? Bikur Cholim is the answer.
Federation Awards Jewish Incubator Grants to Organizations That Make a Difference

Federation Awards Jewish Incubator Grants to Organizations That Make a Difference

Miami’s changemakers recently received some added support through Federation Jewish Incubator Grants. The program, now in its eighth year, awarded $70,000 to 17 organizations that make a difference in Miami.
Tikkun Olam in Action

Tikkun Olam in Action

What does tikkun olam (repairing the world) look like? How about 2,000 toys in the hands of happy children; 1,560 snacks filling hungry bellies; 700 bouquets of flowers adorning a once-empty table and 350 cards offering cheer to those who need it most?
Federation Community Shlicha Brings Israel to Your Living Room

Federation Community Shlicha Brings Israel to Your Living Room

While traveling has become a challenge these days, thanks to the power of technology, you can still learn about Israel from an Israeli.
Support the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign to Make a Difference in our Community

Support the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign to Make a Difference in our Community

Now it is more important than ever. As you welcome 2021, please consider donating to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign to support the needs of the most vulnerable in our community during these challenging times.
HFLA Loans Provide a Safety Net During the Pandemic

HFLA Loans Provide a Safety Net During the Pandemic

Jewish values teach us that all Jews are responsible for one another and nowhere is that ideal more present than in the work of the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Miami (HFLA), a program of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, which provides interest-free loans to those in need.
Kosher Food Distribution in South Dade Gives Help to Many

Kosher Food Distribution in South Dade Gives Help to Many

Tuesday was a morning of tikkun olam (repairing the world) with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Kosher Food Distribution at the Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center (JCC).
Women’s Amutot Initiative Helps Fund Programs in Israel

Women’s Amutot Initiative Helps Fund Programs in Israel

Your support of Federation’s Annual Campaign has helped fund the Women’s Amutot Initiative, which awards grants to organizations in Israel that empower women as they work toward social, political, economic and religious equality.
Support the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign to Make A Difference in Our Community

Support the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign to Make A Difference in Our Community

So many in our community are facing unprecedented challenges in the wake of the coronavirus crisis.
Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru at Alper JCC

Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru at Alper JCC

Thousands of individuals and families are continuing to face food insecurity due to the pandemic.
Join Us for a Conversation With Amar’e Stoudemire

Join Us for a Conversation With Amar’e Stoudemire

Join basketball legend and Jewish activist, Amar’e Stoudemire, on Monday, December 21 at 7 p.m. for a conversation about building bridges between the Jewish and African American communities.
Holocaust Survivors to Get Covid-19 Vaccine

Holocaust Survivors to Get Covid-19 Vaccine

Federation is partnering with our primary human services agency, Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) and Mount Sinai Medical Center to administer COVID-19 vaccines to Holocaust Survivors.

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Food Distribution Helps the Hungry

Food Distribution Helps the Hungry

More than 1,100 individuals will have food this evening thanks to yesterday’s Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru at Federation headquarters.

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Jews of Color: Be Counted

Jews of Color: Be Counted

If you are a Jew of Color who lives in the United States and are 18 years of age or older, be counted by participating in an anonymous, confidential and secure survey through the Jews of Color Initiative (JoCl).

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Register for International Lion of Judah Conference

Register for International Lion of Judah Conference

Join more than 2,000 fellow Lions of Judah from across the world for and the inspiring and educational International Lion of Judah virtual conference on Sunday, January 24 from 1-3:30 p.m. and Monday, January 25 from 1-3:30 p.m.

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