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Helping Hungry Children in Israel

Helping Hungry Children in Israel

It's lights, camera, action for a select group of Jewish students from Israel and Europe at Federation overseas partner World ORT Digital Skills Academy in Bulgaria.
Shalom Miami Will Make You Feel at Home

Shalom Miami Will Make You Feel at Home

Those living in Miami-Dade County can sign up to be connected to one of our Welcome Ambassadors and receive a free gift.
PJ Library Brings Jewish-themed Books to Families

PJ Library Brings Jewish-themed Books to Families

School is out for the summer, but learning can continue when you sign up for PJ Library. The global Jewish literacy program delivers free, Jewish-themed children’s books and music for kids ages six months to 11 years old.
Hillel Program Helps Jewish College-Bound Students Transition to College

Hillel Program Helps Jewish College-Bound Students Transition to College

Do you know a Jewish college-bound freshman? Tell them about JCollege Bound and help ease their transition from high school to college.
The Sacred Jewish Conversation Project is Looking for Facilitators

The Sacred Jewish Conversation Project is Looking for Facilitators

Do you want to encourage people in your community to live out their lives in accordance with their values?
Israeli Partner Organization Helps Create Multi-Sensory Environment at Miami Children’s Museum

Israeli Partner Organization Helps Create Multi-Sensory Environment at Miami Children’s Museum

Children with disabilities who visit the Miami Children’s Museum can enjoy a special multi-sensory environment, thanks to a collaboration between the museum and Israel’s Beit Issie Shapiro (BIS), a nonprofit focused on special needs children and their families.
Belarus Jewish Community Celebrates Good Deeds Week 2019

Belarus Jewish Community Celebrates Good Deeds Week 2019

The Jewish community in Minsk, Belarus, recently celebrated Good Deeds Week 2019, with the support of Federation’s overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC).
Help the Community During Hurricane Season

Help the Community During Hurricane Season

Tomorrow marks the first day of Hurricane Season. Do you want to lend a hand to others? Greater Miami Jewish Federation Jewish Volunteer Center is seeking compassionate, helpful people to join the 2019 Jewish Volunteer Emergency Response Team (JVERT) to assist our community in case of a disaster.
Jewish Innovators in Moldova Help Vulnerable Populations

Jewish Innovators in Moldova Help Vulnerable Populations

Federation overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, (JDC) is helping revitalize Jewish life in Moldova through a recent program called TOM Makeathon.
Summer Fun at Camp Szarvas

Summer Fun at Camp Szarvas

With the start of summer, many children and teenagers are eagerly anticipating the excitement of camp. For more than 1,500 Jewish campers, that means experiencing Camp Szarvas in rural Hungary.
Federation Grant Supports Genetic Education, Counseling and Screening

Federation Grant Supports Genetic Education, Counseling and Screening

Jewish couples considering parenthood are learning about their risk for carrying Jewish genetic diseases, thanks to the efforts of Federation Women’s Impact Initiative grant recipient The Victor Center for the Prevention of Jewish Genetic Disease at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital of Miami.
Don’t Miss the 81st Annual Meeting

Don’t Miss the 81st Annual Meeting

Mazal tov to five leaders whose commitment to Jewish life and community will be recognized at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 81st Annual Meeting on Friday, May 31 at the Hilton Miami Downtown at 11:30 a.m.
A Performance to Honor Pittsburgh

A Performance to Honor Pittsburgh

Eight members of HaZamir Miami recently performed with singers from 20 chapters of HaZamir: The International Jewish Teen Choir at Temple Sinai in Pittsburgh to commemorate the shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue last October.
Helping Children in Foster Care

Helping Children in Foster Care

Young women in foster care receive the physical, emotional and educational support they need to transition into adult life through a Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options’ (JAFCO) program supported by a Federation Women’s Impact Initiative Grant.
Strengthening Jewish Identity in the FSU

Strengthening Jewish Identity in the FSU

Young women in foster care receive the physical, emotional and educational support they need to transition into adult life through a Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options’ (JAFCO) program supported by a Federation Women’s Impact Initiative Grant.
Join Us for the 24th Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference

Join Us for the 24th Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference

Is there such a thing as a good death and how can we help those in our care achieve this goal? Join the 24th Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference, sponsored by Federation’s Mishkan Miami, and its partner agencies, Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) and Miami Jewish Health, to ponder the answers to these questions and more.
Don’t Miss the 81st Annual Meeting

Don’t Miss the 81st Annual Meeting

Mazal tov to five leaders whose commitment to Jewish life and community will be recognized at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 81st Annual Meeting on Friday, May 31 at the Hilton Miami Downtown at 11:30 a.m.
Women’s Philanthropy Celebrates New Leadership

Women’s Philanthropy Celebrates New Leadership

Women’s Philanthropy held their Annual Meeting and Installation Brunch this past week at the Miami Beach Jewish Community Center.
Women’s Philanthropy Visits Kosher Food Bank

Women’s Philanthropy Visits Kosher Food Bank

Members of the Women’s Philanthropy Central Board visited Jewish Community Services (JCS) Kosher Food Bank, a Federation partner agency, to see firsthand how their donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign make an impact.
Yerucham Artist-in-Residence Shares Zuak With Miami Community

Yerucham Artist-in-Residence Shares Zuak With Miami Community

Yerucham artist-in-residence, Hadasa Yitshak, recently spent a week in Miami sharing her original art form of Zuak with Miami’s Jewish community.
Got Robots?

Got Robots?

It was a high-tech week for campers at Miami’s three Federation-supported Jewish community centers, thanks to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Miami-Yerucham Partnership.

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Peace in the Home

Peace in the Home

Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home) program provides help to domestic abuse survivors and their children.

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Federation’s Fiscal Responsibility

Federation’s Fiscal Responsibility

Ninety cents of every dollar donated to Federation goes directly to support more than 160 programs and agencies serving Jewish needs in Miami, Israel and around the world.

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Serving Jews in Ukraine

Serving Jews in Ukraine

Jews with disabilities in Ukraine enjoy socialization and companionship through a program created by Federation overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee program.

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