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Celebrate Israel at The Main Event

Celebrate Israel at The Main Event

Gather with your community to celebrate Israel at The Main Event on Monday, February 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown. Chaired by Nadine and Steve Foldes, The Main Event is one of Federation’s largest fundraising events of the year.
Join Us for the 34th Annual Judicial Reception

Join Us for the 34th Annual Judicial Reception

The Honorable Stanford Blake and Burton Young, Esq. will be recognized at the 34th Annual Judicial Reception on Monday, January 22, at 5:30 p.m., organized by Federation Attorneys’ Division.
Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship for AMHSI Now Available 

Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship for AMHSI Now Available 

Calling all teen leaders! Do you have what it takes to be a Stephen Muss Impact Fellow? The Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship prepares a select group of high school students to take their place as future Jewish change-makers.
The Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF) Will Take Place January 11 through 25, 2018

The Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF) Will Take Place January 11 through 25, 2018

The Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF), the largest Jewish cultural event in Florida and one of the three largest Jewish film festivals in the world, will present more than 60 films from 20 countries January 11 through 25, 2018.
Jewish Volunteer Center’s 10th Annual Community Days of Service

Jewish Volunteer Center’s 10th Annual Community Days of Service

Last week, more than 350 volunteers joined forces to give back to our community for Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center’s (JVC) 10th Annual Community Days of Service, held on December 25 and 25.
Tax Incentives Available for End of Year Giving

Tax Incentives Available for End of Year Giving

You may think you’re ready to ring in the New Year, but have you considered the tax incentives of a charitable donation before the clock strikes midnight?
Take Advantage of Year-End Giving!

Take Advantage of Year-End Giving!

Don’t miss out on the advantages of year-end giving! Your payment or new donation by December 31 to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign lets you support Jewish needs and enjoy tax benefits for 2017.
Global Service Center Ensures Journey Is a Success for Olim

Global Service Center Ensures Journey Is a Success for Olim

More than 30,000 new olim (immigrants) resettled in Israel in 2016. Federation’s overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, helps to ensure their journey is a success with its Global Service Center.
Interest-Free Loans Now Available!

Interest-Free Loans Now Available!

The Hebrew Free Loan Association of South Florida (HFLA), a Federation subsidiary, wants to help you! Do you need financial assistance with your small business? What about unexpected home repairs or medical expenses?
Join Us for the 34th Annual Judicial Reception

Join Us for the 34th Annual Judicial Reception

The Honorable Stanford Blake and Burton Young, Esq. will be recognized at the 34th Annual Judicial Reception on Monday, January 22, at 5:30 p.m., organized by Federation Attorneys’ Division.
Miami Beach Brothers Play Football for a Good Cause

Miami Beach Brothers Play Football for a Good Cause

For the second year in a row, Jared, Koby and Evan Resnick held the Quarterbacks for the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, which raised $14,400.
Better Together Helps At-Risk Children Enjoy Chanukah

Better Together Helps At-Risk Children Enjoy Chanukah

Your donations to Federation’s Annual Campaign help at-risk Israeli children and their families celebrate the Festival of Lights.
Toy Drive Benefits JCS Kosher Food Bank Families

Toy Drive Benefits JCS Kosher Food Bank Families

Your donations to Federation’s Annual Campaign help at-risk Israeli children and their families celebrate the Festival of Lights.
Walk Through History With Israel at 70 Mission

Walk Through History With Israel at 70 Mission

Imagine walking in the footsteps of the millions of Jews who came before you. Imagine praying at the same monuments that have served as cultural and religious touchstones for your Jewish brothers and sisters. Now imagine doing it with 800 members of your Miami community.
Statement from The Jewish Federations of North America

Statement from The Jewish Federations of North America

Today, the U.S. administration announced a plan to move the Embassy of the United States in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, honoring a bipartisan commitment made over 20 years ago in the Jerusalem Embassy Act.
Federation-Supported Israeli Agency Wins Award

Federation-Supported Israeli Agency Wins Award

Debbie Gross, Director of Tahel, Crisis Center for Religious Women and Children, was recently honored with the President’s Prize for the Advancement of Equality Between the Genders.
Ukraine’s Next Generation of Jews Gives Back to the Community

Ukraine’s Next Generation of Jews Gives Back to the Community

Federation is helping young adults in Ukraine pursue leadership roles in the Jewish community. Through Metsuda, a year-long young leadership course offered by Federation’s overseas partners, the America Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, this next generation of Ukrainian Jews is learning the power of tzedakah and tikkun olam.
Applications for Jewish Overnight Camp Scholarships Now Being Accepted!

Applications for Jewish Overnight Camp Scholarships Now Being Accepted!

Recognizing that Jewish overnight camps greatly contributes to a child’s Jewish identity and values, the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign is now accepting applications for need-based Jewish overnight camp scholarships for children between the ages of 8 and 17 for next summer.
HaZamir Strengthens Miami-Yerucham Partnership

HaZamir Strengthens Miami-Yerucham Partnership

Miami and Yerucham’s Jewish teens are benefiting from Federation’s Miami-Yerucham partnership through HaZamir, two of the more than 38 chapters across the U.S. and Israel that are part of the network of the International Jewish Teen Choir.
Nearly 700 Venezuelan Jews Attend First Limmud Caracas

Nearly 700 Venezuelan Jews Attend First Limmud Caracas

Nearly 700 Venezuelan Jews—or 10 percent of the country’s Jewish population—attended the first-ever Limmud Caracas this past Sunday. Sponsored in part by our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, the festival offered more than 30 sessions aimed at deepening residents’ connections to their Jewish identity.
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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