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Get Financial Help Through the Hebrew Free Loan Association

Get Financial Help Through the Hebrew Free Loan Association

The Hebrew Free Loan Association of South Florida (HFLA), a Federation subsidiary, wants to help you! Do you need financial assistance with caring for an elderly parent? What about unexpected home repairs or medical expenses?
Budapest’s Judapest’s Brings 10,000 Jews Together

Budapest’s Judapest’s Brings 10,000 Jews Together

Nearly 10,000 Hungarian Jews, across all religious denominations, celebrated Jewish life and learning earlier this month at Budapest's Judafest. Judafest included numerous booths offering traditional Jewish foods, handmade crafts and information on the many religious and community initiatives in the area.
Israelis With Disabilities Find Help at Beit Issie Shapiro

Israelis With Disabilities Find Help at Beit Issie Shapiro

Your Federation donation helps support Israelis living with disabilities through Beit Issie Shapiro (BIS). The nonprofit develops and provides cutting-edge therapies and social services for anyone affected by a disability.
A Donation to Federation is a Donation to Your Community

A Donation to Federation is a Donation to Your Community

A donation to Federation is a donation to your Jewish community. In addition to creating and developing a strong and supportive Jewish community, Federation’s longstanding financial reliability helps many agencies secure crucial loan guarantees, which they may not otherwise receive.
New Lions of Judah Gather For Learning Experience

New Lions of Judah Gather For Learning Experience

About 50 women came together last week to celebrate becoming a new Lion of Judah during April’s Israel at 70 Miami Mission. Hosted by Mojdeh Khagan Danial, the community learning experience took place at her home.
Miami College Students Take Advantage of Onward Israel

Miami College Students Take Advantage of Onward Israel

Through Onward Israel, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is providing 24 Miami-Dade-area college students with an immersive eight-week internship in Tel Aviv.
Introducing PJ Library Radio

Introducing PJ Library Radio

Introducing PJ Library Radio! Curated by a dynamic committee of educators, musicians and parents, the 24/7, kid-centric Jewish music station can be downloaded in the iTunes or the Google Play store.
Federation Supports Miami’s Seniors

Federation Supports Miami’s Seniors

More than 30 percent of Miami Jewish households with people age 75 or older need help with in-home healthcare, senior transportation, meal delivery services and more.
Federation Recognizes Outstanding Community Leaders at Annual Meeting

Federation Recognizes Outstanding Community Leaders at Annual Meeting

At Federation's 80th Annual Meeting, Amy N. Dean was recognized for her outstanding service as 2016-2018 Federation Board Chair and Jeffrey Scheck was installed as the Chair of the Board.
Summer is the Time for Service

Summer is the Time for Service

Calling all teens: Are you looking for a rewarding way to spend your summer? Do you need community service hours? We have a way to help you, while you help others in need.
Encouraging Jewish Learning With Makom: Innovative Israel Education

Encouraging Jewish Learning With Makom: Innovative Israel Education

Through a Federation-funded initiative and with a few clicks and keystrokes, Jews around the world are encouraged to think, study and talk creatively and deeply about Jewish history and culture.
Volunteer to Help Our Community Through Hurricane Season

Volunteer to Help Our Community Through Hurricane Season

Today is the first day of Hurricane Season. Do you want to lend a hand to others? Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center is seeking compassionate, helpful people to join the 2018 Jewish Volunteer Emergency Response Team (JVERT) and assist our community in case of a disaster.
Federation Prioritizes Jewish Education

Federation Prioritizes Jewish Education

Nearly $1.9 million in direct grants and scholarships were provided to 10 Miami Jewish day schools, impacting more than 3,500 students. A dual curriculum provides a top-notch general and Judaic education.
Zachor Society Reception Raises Funds For the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Zachor Society Reception Raises Funds For the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

More than 125 committed philanthropists gathered last week for the Seventh Annual Zachor Society Reception in the Miami Design District.
How Your Contribution Helps

How Your Contribution Helps

As you finalize your summer activities, please consider including a donation to Federation's Annual Campaign. While things may slow down locally during the summer months, Federation’s lifeline of services works year-round in Miami, in Israel and more than 70 other countries around the world.
Volunteer with Federation at South Dade Gives Back: Serve With Your Sole

Volunteer with Federation at South Dade Gives Back: Serve With Your Sole

Help make a difference in the lives of high school students living at the Miami Rescue Mission. Join Federation’s South Dade Branch and Jewish Volunteer Center for South Dade Gives Back: Serve With Your Sole on Sunday, June 3 at
10 a.m.
Join Us for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 80th Annual Meeting

Join Us for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 80th Annual Meeting

The 80th Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is next week! Join us on Thursday, May 31 at Jungle Island. Chaired by Ray Ellen and Allan Yarkin, the event will honor six exceptional individuals for their commitment to Jewish life and community.
JCS Celebrates Opening of Newly Expanded JCS Kosher Food Bank

JCS Celebrates Opening of Newly Expanded JCS Kosher Food Bank

Federation partner agency Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) recently celebrated the opening of its newly expanded JCS Kosher Food Bank.
Join Us for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 80th Annual Meeting

Join Us for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 80th Annual Meeting

Don’t miss your chance to join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation at the 80th Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 31 at 5:30 p.m. at Jungle Island.
Mission Participants Gathered for a Historic and Surprise Event with Koolulam

Mission Participants Gathered for a Historic and Surprise Event with Koolulam

The Israel at 70 Miami Mission was full of wonder and ruach, but the last day provided a sense of community that will always be remembered. On Sunday, April 22, participants gathered in the Jerusalem Theatre for a historic — and surprise — event with Koolulam, the Israeli social action singing sensation.
Miami Medical Mission

Miami Medical Mission

Register for the Federation Medical Mission to Israel, October 28-November 3, 2019.

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Bringing Israel to Miami

Bringing Israel to Miami

Six idealistic, young Israelis are bringing Israel to campers at the three local Jewish Community Centers through a program of Federation overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel.

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Girl Power

Girl Power

Tal Ohana, mayor of Federation partner city Yerucham, was recently named one of Forbes’ Israel 2019 Power Women.

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Strengthening Jewish Life

Strengthening Jewish Life

Federation overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), is helping Jewish women in Karaganda, Kazakhstan in the former Soviet Union find connection and camaraderie.

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