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New Immigrants Adjust to Life in Israel

New Immigrants Adjust to Life in Israel

Newly arrived immigrants are making a difference in Israel’s high-tech industry through Federation’s overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel’s Tech & The City initiative.
Advocacy Mission Brings Jewish Issues to Washington, D.C.

Advocacy Mission Brings Jewish Issues to Washington, D.C.

More than 20 members of Federation's leadership recently traveled to Washington, D.C. with Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) for the 9th Annual Major Gifts/JCRC Advocacy Mission.
Miami Chapter of HaZamir Welcomes Its Yerucham Counterpart

Miami Chapter of HaZamir Welcomes Its Yerucham Counterpart

Last week, Jewish teens from the Miami and Yerucham chapters of HaZamir, the International Jewish Teen Choir, performed together at the Miami Beach Senior Center and Beth David Day School.
Mazel Tov to Federation’s Forever Lions

Mazel Tov to Federation’s Forever Lions

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Lion of Judah Endowment Program, known as Forever Lions, is marking its 25th year with an impressive milestone. Two hundred women in Miami are now Forever Lions, endowing their philanthropic commitment to Federation at a minimum of $100,000.
Grant Recipient Celebrates Miami Pride Week With Jewish Community

Grant Recipient Celebrates Miami Pride Week With Jewish Community

As part of Miami Pride Week, more than 70 people gathered yesterday for A Wider Bridge’s Miami-Israel Pride Reception at Temple Israel of Greater Miami.
Children in the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Are Strengthening their Jewish Identity

Children in the Former Soviet Union (FSU) Are Strengthening their Jewish Identity

Children in the former Soviet Union (FSU) are strengthening their Jewish identity through a comprehensive Sunday School program, supported by your donation to Federation and our overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel.
Celebrating Purim

Celebrating Purim

Homebound elderly and children with special needs in Ukraine experienced a joyful Purim, thanks to Federation’s overseas partner the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC).
Join Federation Attorneys’ Division at the 35th Annual Judicial Reception

Join Federation Attorneys’ Division at the 35th Annual Judicial Reception

If you have yet to register for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Attorneys’ Division 35th Annual Judicial Reception, now is the time. The popular event will take place this Monday, April 1 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
Dealing With Grief

Dealing With Grief

Join Federation’s Mishkan Miami Director Rabbi Frederick Klein, the Jewish Book Club and authors Gabrielle Birkner and Rebecca Soffer for an engaging, meaningful and yes, even entertaining, program on loss and grief on Sunday, April 7.
Mark Your Calendar for the Annual JCS Matzah Mitzvah

Mark Your Calendar for the Annual JCS Matzah Mitzvah

Mark your calendar to join Federation beneficiary agency Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) for the annual JCS Matzah Mitzvah on Sunday, April 7.
Federation is Helping Educate the Jewish Community About Increased Cancer Risks

Federation is Helping Educate the Jewish Community About Increased Cancer Risks

With the idea that knowledge is power, Federation is supporting Yodeah, a Miami-based, grassroots, volunteer organization that facilitates cost-effective testing for hereditary cancer gene mutations in the Jewish community.
Thank You for an Incredible Super Sunday!

Thank You for an Incredible Super Sunday!

Thank you for a wonderful Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day! Last Sunday, 800 donors helped raise nearly $600,000 for the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.
The Jewish Agency Helps Businesses Grow

The Jewish Agency Helps Businesses Grow

Israeli entrepreneurs are making their dreams a reality, while promoting economic development throughout the country with help from your donation to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.
Join Federation Attorneys’ Division at the 35th Annual Judicial Reception

Join Federation Attorneys’ Division at the 35th Annual Judicial Reception

Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Attorneys’ Division at the 35th Annual Judicial Reception at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, April 1, at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
Patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Celebrate Shabbat

Patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Celebrate Shabbat

Patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital can celebrate Shabbat with their families and connect to their Jewish heritage with the help of a Shabbat kit, created by a partnership between Federation, PJ Library and the hospital.
Volunteer on Super Sunday and Make a Difference in Your Community

Volunteer on Super Sunday and Make a Difference in Your Community

There’s still time to register for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Super Sunday Purim Phonathon and Good Deeds Day, this Sunday, March 17 at 10 a.m. at Federation Headquarters.
Join Federation Attorneys’ Division at the 35th Annual Judicial Reception

Join Federation Attorneys’ Division at the 35th Annual Judicial Reception

Join hundreds of legal professionals at the 35th Annual Judicial Reception on Monday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
Orthodox Women Take the Stage in New Theater Troupe

Orthodox Women Take the Stage in New Theater Troupe

It was curtains up for the new Jewish Women’s Theater (JWT) of South Florida, a theater group comprised of orthodox women, thanks to support from Federation’s Women’s Impact Initiative grant.
The Masa Israel Teaching Fellows Program is a Life-Changing Experience

The Masa Israel Teaching Fellows Program is a Life-Changing Experience

The Masa Israel Teaching Fellows Program, supported by your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, is making history by embracing diversity, inclusion and tolerance.
Interest-Free College Financial Aid Available

Interest-Free College Financial Aid Available

Join the Federation Attorneys’ Division at the 35th Annual Judicial Reception on Monday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown. The popular networking event, chaired by Etan Mark and Joseph H. Serota, will recognize two outstanding members of the legal community.
Annual Meeting

Annual Meeting

Five Jewish community leaders will be recognized at the 81st Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Friday, May 31 at the Hilton Miami Downtown at 11:30 a.m.

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Welcoming New Women

Welcoming New Women

Women’s Philanthropy of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation held its Annual Meeting and Installation Brunch this past Tuesday, a meaningful and inspiring event.

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A Good Death?

A Good Death?

Join the 24th Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference, sponsored by Federation’s Mishkan Miami, Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) and Miami Jewish Health, to discover if there is such a thing as a good death and how can we help those in our care achieve this goal?

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ZUAK: Israeli Art

ZUAK: Israeli Art

Yerucham artist-in-residence, Hadasa Yitshak, recently spent a week in Miami sharing her original art form of Zuak with Miami’s Jewish community at the three Federation-supported Jewish community centers in Miami.

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