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Women’s Amutot Initiative Helps Israeli Women Gain Financial Independence

Women’s Amutot Initiative Helps Israeli Women Gain Financial Independence

Through a grant from the Women’s Amutot Initiative, Federation is helping a group of women sew their way toward independence. Early last year, a professional sewing course for women from the city of Rachma opened in Yerucham, Miami’s partnership city in the Negev.
Maccabi Games & ArtsFest Welcomes Yerucham Delegation

Maccabi Games & ArtsFest Welcomes Yerucham Delegation

More than 1,200 participants from across Miami and around the world joined in the Maccabi Games & ArtsFest hosted by the Dave & Mary Alper JCC this week.
Mishkan Miami Provides Spiritual Outreach to Community

Mishkan Miami Provides Spiritual Outreach to Community

If you are going through a difficult time, Federation’s Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support ensures you are never alone.
Study Shows PJ Library a Huge Success

Study Shows PJ Library a Huge Success

Nearly every family that completed PJ Library’s 2016 Family Study said the program has influenced how they talk about, think about or practice Jewish traditions in their homes and helps them feel more knowledgeable and confident to engage in Jewish traditions with their children.
Feeding Israel With Project Leket

Feeding Israel With Project Leket

Your donations to Federation’s Annual Campaign are helping hungry Israelis receive food and nutritional assistance. Through Project Leket—an initiative in southern Israel that promotes food rescue—hot meals, food packages and other resources are distributed to thousands of Israelis, including children, single-parent families and the elderly.
JFNA Mission Shows Reach of Federation Donations

JFNA Mission Shows Reach of Federation Donations

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women's Philanthropy Campaign Chair Ilene Kossman and Women's Philanthropy Director Ofi Osin-Cohen recently participated in The Jewish Federations of North America's (JFNA) Financial Resource Leadership Mission to Ukraine and Israel.
A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Following Terror Attacks

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Following Terror Attacks

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation mourns the gruesome murders of Yosef, Chaya and Elad Solomon – slaughtered in their home in Halamish on Shabbat, July 22.
Camp Szarvas Welcomes 1,700 Jewish Campers

Camp Szarvas Welcomes 1,700 Jewish Campers

Thanks to your generous donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, 1,700 Jewish campers from more than 30 countries are enjoying immersive, inspiring Jewish experiences this summer—and every summer—at Camp Szarvas.
Tzofim Comes to MARJCC

Tzofim Comes to MARJCC

Federation, Friends of Israel Scouts and the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center (MARJCC), came together to form a Miami chapter of Tzofim (Israeli Scouts), which will launch this fall.
The JCC Maccabi Games and Artsfest Needs You!

The JCC Maccabi Games and Artsfest Needs You!

Volunteers and host families are needed for the upcoming 2017 JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest in Miami! More than 1,000 volunteers and 1,200 teens will help the Games come alive at the Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center from Sunday, August 6 to Friday, August 11.
Israel Welcomes 200 French Olim

Israel Welcomes 200 French Olim

Earlier this month, 200 French Jews made aliyah aboard a special flight organized by Federation’s overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel. This is the largest aliyah flight from France and anywhere in Europe this summer.
A Message to Roger Waters from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

A Message to Roger Waters from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

In anticipation of a July 13 performance in Miami by Pink Floyd’s co-founder Roger Waters, Federation has published an ad and online resources regarding his vile messages of anti-Semitism, anti-Zionism and hatred.
Miami Birthright Trip Makes Federation Connection

Miami Birthright Trip Makes Federation Connection

A group of 41 young adults ages 22-26 recently returned to Miami from a whirlwind Taglit-Birthright Israel trip.The 10-day journey, a gift from the Birthright Israel Foundation and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, included tours of historic and culturally significant sights, in addition to a number of local Federation-funded programs and agencies.
Yerucham Science Center Leads Robotics Camp at Local JCCs

Yerucham Science Center Leads Robotics Camp at Local JCCs

This week and next, more than 70 campers at Miami’s three Jewish community centers (JCCs) are experiencing a hands-on robotics summer camp, led by the award-winning Israeli Yerucham Science Center.
Learn More About Create a Jewish Legacy

Learn More About Create a Jewish Legacy

Thanks to your generosity and commitment, Create a Jewish Legacy (CJL) now counts on $46 million in estimated expected gifts to Miami’s Jewish community.
New to Miami?

New to Miami?

Are you new to Miami? Enroll in Shalom Miami to participate in local events and get involved with area synagogues, Jewish community centers, Jewish organizations and so much more.
Be There: Federation’s Israel at 70 Mission!

Be There: Federation’s Israel at 70 Mission!

Can you imagine visiting Israel with hundreds of friends and neighbors from your Jewish community? Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Israel at 70 Mission, April 16-22, 2018, chaired by Barbara Black Goldfarb.
Message From Greater Miami Jewish Federation President and CEO Jacob Solomon Regarding Recent Actions by the Government of Israel

Message From Greater Miami Jewish Federation President and CEO Jacob Solomon Regarding Recent Actions by the Government of Israel

Writing to Miami’s Jewish community from Jerusalem on Tuesday, June 27, 2017, Federation President and CEO describes events immediately following recent actions by the Government of Israel regarding the Kotel (Western Wall) and Jewish conversion.
Engaging Young Jews Through Global Service

Engaging Young Jews Through Global Service

Engaging the next generation of Jews is more important than ever, and is a priority of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, along with our partner agencies like the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC).
Beit Issie Shapiro: An Inclusive Community Is an Improved Community

Beit Issie Shapiro: An Inclusive Community Is an Improved Community

Thanks to your generous donations to the Annual Campaign, Federation is able to continue its support of Beit Issie Shapiro (BIS), an Israeli nonprofit organization focused on the needs of children with disabilities and their families.
Day Schools Rock

Day Schools Rock

Your donations to Federation help provide a Jewish education to thousands of Miami students every year.

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Partner With Us

Partner With Us

Promote your business while helping Federation fulfill its Mission.

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Cards For Good

Cards For Good

Send well wishes and support those in need by purchasing a Tzedakah Fund Card.

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Make Way For Women

Make Way For Women

The Women's Amutot Initiative makes a difference in Israeli women's lives.

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