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Bringing Israel to Miami

Bringing Israel to Miami

A warm welcome to Tamar Kolumbus, who recently arrived from Israel to serve as Miami’s community shlicha (emissary).
Yerucham/Miami Soccer Team Wins Gold at JCC Maccabi Games in Detroit

Yerucham/Miami Soccer Team Wins Gold at JCC Maccabi Games in Detroit

Teens from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation partner city of Yerucham, Israel, joined their Miami counterparts at last week’s JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest in Detroit, Michigan.
Program Promotes Teen Involvement

Program Promotes Teen Involvement

With the goal of keeping teens involved in the Jewish community beyond the Bar and Bat Mitzvah years, the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), a Federation subsidiary agency, is accepting grant applications for the Miami ARC Teen Initiative.
Connect with Your Community This New Year

Connect with Your Community This New Year

Are you looking for a spiritual connection this Jewish New Year? Federation and the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami have compiled a directory of area synagogues to help members of Miami’s Jewish community find a place to worship.
Miami Diller Teens Return From Memorable Trip to Israel

Miami Diller Teens Return From Memorable Trip to Israel

Twenty Miami Diller Teen Fellows recently returned from a transformative experience in Israel. The group traveled from the Kineret and the Upper Galilee in the North to Yerucham and Ein Gedi in the South.
South Dade Moms Return From a Momentous Trip

South Dade Moms Return From a Momentous Trip

A group of South Dade women recently returned from their memorable Federation-sponsored Momentum Trip to Israel, a journey specifically geared toward Jewish mothers with children under the age of 18 living in South Dade.
Changing Lives for Women and Girls in Miami

Changing Lives for Women and Girls in Miami

Miami-Dade County non-profit groups that seek to empower and inspire Jewish women and girls can find financial support with a Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Impact Initiative grant.
Help for Seniors

Help for Seniors

Thanks to Federation beneficiary agency, Jewish Community Services (JCS) of South Florida, seniors in Miami experiencing food insecurity are receiving help.
Become a Facilitator for the Sacred Jewish Conversation

Become a Facilitator for the Sacred Jewish Conversation

Have you had a conversation about end-of-life issues with your loved ones? Join the Sacred Jewish Conversation Facilitator Training workshop on Sunday, September 15.
Program Helps Israeli’s Find Jobs in High-Tech

Program Helps Israeli’s Find Jobs in High-Tech

The path to adulthood for Nerya, 22, has not been an easy one. By 17, he was on his own, without any family for support.
Travel to Israel on the Family Mission

Travel to Israel on the Family Mission

Experience Israel in a special way with your family and friends on the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 2020 Family Mission, June 7-14, 2020.
Grandparents Can Now Enroll in PJ Library Through a Special Initiative

Grandparents Can Now Enroll in PJ Library Through a Special Initiative

Grandparents can now join the fun of PJ Library and share Jewish life with their grandchildren. Through a new initiative, grandparents can receive the gift of PJ Library and enjoy Jewish books and activities with their grandchildren.

New Free Program to Serve Miami-Dade Holocaust Survivors

WERE YOU FORCED TO FLEE YOUR HOME DUE TO THE NAZI INVASION? If you were born before February 28,1946, even if you were NOT interned in a concentration camp, you may be eligible for assistance.
Moishe House Miami-Aventura is Looking for New Residents

Moishe House Miami-Aventura is Looking for New Residents

Are you a Jewish young adult looking to be part of an engaged Jewish community? Moishe House Miami-Aventura, a Federation beneficiary, is now accepting applications for residents.
Supporting Domestic Abuse Survivors

Supporting Domestic Abuse Survivors

Two decades ago, Federation Women’s Philanthropy created a movement to support survivors of domestic abuse, which resulted in the Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home) program.
Women’s Philanthropy: Present Where Presence is Needed

Women’s Philanthropy: Present Where Presence is Needed

Ilene Kossman began her term as Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy President with high hopes and excitement.
Your Federation Donation Goes Far

Your Federation Donation Goes Far

Did you know that 90 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?
Apply for a Jewish Incubator Grant

Apply for a Jewish Incubator Grant

Federation is now accepting applications for 2020 Jewish Incubator Grants, which will award funds to local nonprofits eager to strengthen Miami’s Jewish community through innovative and impactful programs.
Israeli Employment Program Helps Seniors Thrive

Israeli Employment Program Helps Seniors Thrive

Rita Porger worked as a piano teacher in the former Soviet Union before moving to Israel in 1991. She wanted to continue teaching in her new home, but employers dismissed her because of her age.
JCRC Advocates for Jewish Causes

JCRC Advocates for Jewish Causes

As the public policy arm of Federation, the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) advocates for the priorities of Miami’s Jewish community.
Sunset Over Miami

Sunset Over Miami

Meet, mix and mingle at the 22nd Annual Sunset Over Miami on Thursday, September 26 at 7 p.m. at Brickell City Centre. Organized by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Real Estate Division.

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Lions on the Loose

Lions on the Loose

Federation Women’s Philanthropy launches Lions on the Loose, a new initiative that offers unique educational and cultural events for women who are Lions of Judah donors.

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Hurricane Ready

Hurricane Ready

When a hurricane threatens, the situation can be unpredictable and scary for everyone, especially for those with atypical neurological experiences, including developmental disabilities, mobility issues and dementia.

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March of the Living

March of the Living

The 2020 March of the Living is now accepting applications.

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