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Federation Hosts Our 10th Food Distribution Drive-Thru

Federation Hosts Our 10th Food Distribution Drive-Thru

Yesterday the Greater Miami Jewish Federation hosted our 10th Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru, which helped more than 1,200 people fill their fridge.
Program Helps Advocate for the Rights of People of All Abilities

Program Helps Advocate for the Rights of People of All Abilities

Nearly 30% of Floridians have a disability and you can be part of the solution to inclusion. Join Federation’s Miami Jewish Abilities Alliance (JAA) and Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) to learn about the Americans for Disabilities Act and how you can help make a difference.
Join Us for a Virtual Mission to Washington, D.C.: Uniting to Secure a Bright Jewish Future

Join Us for a Virtual Mission to Washington, D.C.: Uniting to Secure a Bright Jewish Future

Jewish community advocacy is important as ever and we have an opportunity to show our strength virtually. Join The Jewish Federations of North America for a Virtual Mission to Washington, D.C.: Uniting to Secure a Bright Jewish Future on Monday, February 1 and Tuesday, February 2.
Program Brings Torah and Prayer to Preschoolers

Program Brings Torah and Prayer to Preschoolers

A 2021 Federation Jewish Incubator Grants is helping preschoolers learn about prayer and Jewish text in an engaging and accessible way. Through Words From Our Hearts: A Prayer Exploration for Early Childhood, a collaboration between Federation subsidiary agency the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE) and Torahtron, a local Jewish educational theater, children, families and teachers will explore prayer concepts and develop their own avenues of spiritual expression.
Program Allows Parents and Grandparents of Children With Disabilities to Catch Their Breath

Program Allows Parents and Grandparents of Children With Disabilities to Catch Their Breath

Taking a break from everyday stress is particularly challenging for parents and grandparents of children with disabilities. To help them decompress, the Miami Jewish Abilities Alliance, a Federation program, created Catching Your Breath.
Remember the Shoah on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Remember the Shoah on International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Remember the 6 million Jews who were murdered during the Shoah and honor the brave Survivors on International Holocaust Remembrance Day, Wednesday, January 27.
Teens Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Through Tikkun Olam

Teens Honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Through Tikkun Olam

More than 150 Miami teens spent this past Monday honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru Helps Those in Need

Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru Helps Those in Need

What does it mean to make a difference in our community? For the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, it means helping fight food insecurity for those struggling during these challenging times.
PJ Library Celebrates Five Years in the former Soviet Union

PJ Library Celebrates Five Years in the former Soviet Union

Every month, nearly 20,000 children across Russia and Ukraine experience the joy and love of learning when a special envelope arrives in the mail just for them: their PJ Library book.
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.
Join Us for The Main Event

Join Us for The Main Event

It will be an exciting line-up of guests at this year’s Greater Miami Jewish Federation Main Event: A Memorable Virtual Experience on Tuesday, March 23 from 7-8 p.m.

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Volunteer on Super Sunday

Volunteer on Super Sunday

Our community’s needs have never been greater and you can help.

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Food Distribution Helps People in Need

Food Distribution Helps People in Need

As we reach a year of the pandemic, the number of people experiencing food insecurity has increased dramatically.

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Educating Women About Breast Cancer

Educating Women About Breast Cancer

Sharsheret, a recipient of our Women’s Impact Initiative grant, is serving women by helping them understand the risk of breast cancer.

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