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HaZamir Brings Together Students From Miami and Yerucham

HaZamir Brings Together Students From Miami and Yerucham

This week, Jewish teens from Miami and Yerucham’s chapters of HaZamir — the International Jewish Teen Choir — are strengthening their bond as they perform together at local schools, synagogues and JCCs.
Mishkan Miami Offers Pre-Shabbat Healing Services

Mishkan Miami Offers Pre-Shabbat Healing Services

Are you or a loved one struggling with illness, or are you looking for a moment to connect and reflect with your community? Mishkan Miami, Federation’s chaplaincy initiative, in partnership with the Pastoral Care Department of Baptist Health, offers free pre-Shabbat healing services the second Friday of every month.
Honor the Holocaust at Yom HaShoah

Honor the Holocaust at Yom HaShoah

Gather with your Miami Jewish community to observe Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Sunday, April 23, at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach.
Super Sunday a Success!

Super Sunday a Success!

Last Sunday, more than 700 community members came together on Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day to raise funds for the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign and participate in hands-on volunteer activities.
Passover Around the World

Passover Around the World

Thanks to your generous donations to Federation’s Annual Campaign, our historic overseas partners, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) and The Jewish Agency for Israel, can help ensure that thousands of Jews in the former Soviet Union and Israel have a truly meaningful Pesach.
Honor the Holocaust at Yom HaShoah

Honor the Holocaust at Yom HaShoah

Gather with your Miami Jewish community to observe Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Sunday, April 23, at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach.
Honor the Holocaust at Yom HaShoah

Honor the Holocaust at Yom HaShoah

Gather with your Miami Jewish community to observe Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Sunday, April 8, at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach.
Israel Trauma Coalition Lends Expertise to Parkland Community

Israel Trauma Coalition Lends Expertise to Parkland Community

As the teachers, students and community surrounding Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School begin their long road back to recovery following the horrific tragedy last month, the Israel Trauma Coalition (ITC), a Federation-funded partner, has provided a team to assist those dealing with the effects of the tragedy.
Apply for Diller Teen Fellows

Apply for Diller Teen Fellows

Do you know an extraordinary Miami teen entering 10th or 11th grade? Diller Teen Fellows, an international, immersive leadership program, is seeking applicants for its 2018-2019 cohort.
Apply Now for the Sylvia Tuman Scholarship Program

Apply Now for the Sylvia Tuman Scholarship Program

Attention, college and graduate students! The Foundation of the Federation wants to help fund your education. Apply now to receive a grant from the Sylvia Tuman Scholarship Program, which provides a limited number of scholarships for Jewish students who require financial assistance to further their education.
Join Mishkan Miami for pre-Shabbat Healing Services

Join Mishkan Miami for pre-Shabbat Healing Services

If you are going through a difficult time, Federation’s Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support ensures you are never alone.
Greater Miami Jewish Federation Stands With Parkland

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Stands With Parkland

In a show of solidarity and support for the victims and survivors of the horrific shooting in Parkland, Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy and Jewish Volunteer Center joined the Jewish Federation of Broward County for its Purim Project for Parkland.
Federation Supports Innovative Israeli Entrepreneurs

Federation Supports Innovative Israeli Entrepreneurs

Your donations to Federation’s Annual Campaign are helping encourage the next generation of Israeli entrepreneurs in a variety of meaningful ways. Federation’s overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, oversees Hakaveret, or The Hive.
Early Childhood Education is a Priority for PJ Library

Early Childhood Education is a Priority for PJ Library

Federation is helping elevate early childhood education in Miami. PJ Library and the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education, a subsidiary agency of Federation, recently hosted 25 of Miami’s top Jewish educators for Nurturing Spirituality in Children, this year’s iteration of the annual PJ Goes to School training session.
Helping Israelis With Disabilities Live Independently

Helping Israelis With Disabilities Live Independently

Federation helps provide independent housing opportunities for people living with disabilities in Israel.
A Statement on the Tragic Broward County School Massacre

A Statement on the Tragic Broward County School Massacre

On behalf of the Officers, Board of Directors, and staff of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, we offer our deepest condolences to the families of the 17 students and staff senselessly and horrifically slaughtered Wednesday, February 14 at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School and to the entire school community of classmates, faculty and staff. Donate to the Broward Trauma and Mental Health Fund.
Volunteer with Your Community on Super Sunday

Volunteer with Your Community on Super Sunday

Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day is this Sunday! Will you be there? Join your community to help the Greater Miami Jewish Federation raise critical funds for the Annual Campaign during Federation’s annual phonathon.
JCRC Strategic Partner in Implementing Jewish American History Week

JCRC Strategic Partner in Implementing Jewish American History Week

This week, February 12-16, has been declared Jewish American History Week in Florida. Sponsored by State Senator Daphne Campbell (D), the resolution pays tribute to the unique cultures, customs and dynamic heritage of Jewish Americans.
Volunteer with Your Community on Super Sunday

Volunteer with Your Community on Super Sunday

Volunteer with members of your community on Sunday, March 11 at Super Sunday, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s largest annual phonathon.
Federation's Annual Campaign Helps At-Risk Families in Israel

Federation's Annual Campaign Helps At-Risk Families in Israel

Families First, an innovative poverty-intervention program run by Federation overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), pairs struggling parents with social workers and mentors who can help them chart a path toward financial independence.
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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