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Don’t Miss an Evening With Chaim Katzman!

Don’t Miss an Evening With Chaim Katzman!

Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Real Estate Division next Tuesday, June 13 at 6 p.m. for an evening with real estate industry leader Chaim Katzman, Founder and Chairman of Gazit-Globe.
Federation Makes Israeli Women a Priority

Federation Makes Israeli Women a Priority

The Women’s Amutot Initiative continues to champion women and girls around the world! In fact, our Federation was not just the first, but remains the only, Federation to fund programs for women and girls as an ongoing part of the Annual Campaign.
Help Your Community During Hurricane Season

Help Your Community During Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is here, and Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center is seeking compassionate, helpful people to join the 2017 Jewish Volunteer Emergency Response Team (JVERT) and assist our community in case of a disaster.
Help Your Community During Hurricane Season

Help Your Community During Hurricane Season

Hurricane season is here, and Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) is seeking compassionate, helpful people to join the 2017 Jewish Volunteer Emergency Response Team (JVERT) and assist our community in case of a disaster.
Making Jewish Education a Priority

Making Jewish Education a Priority

This year, more than 5,000 Miami-Dade students received a formal Jewish education in Jewish day schools and congregational schools. Through generous donations made to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, more than $2 million in grants and scholarships were allocated to 11 Jewish day schools and 11 congregational schools in our community.
Help Your Kids Maintain Reading Skills this Summer with PJ Library

Help Your Kids Maintain Reading Skills this Summer with PJ Library

With summer upon us, there’s no better time to bring the love of learning home. Help your kids maintain their reading skills during their time off by signing up for PJ Library.
Volunteer This Summer With the JVC

Volunteer This Summer With the JVC

Calling all teens: Are you looking for a rewarding way to spend your summer? Do you need community service hours? Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) can help you get started.
JCS Kosher Food Bank Helps Feed Hundreds in Miami

JCS Kosher Food Bank Helps Feed Hundreds in Miami

Through our partner agency, Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS), and generous contributions to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, hundreds of underserved and at-risk families in Miami, in addition to many Holocaust survivors, have access to the JCS Kosher Food Bank.
Relive the Reunification of Jerusalem with the Israel Action Network

Relive the Reunification of Jerusalem with the Israel Action Network

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, the Israel Action Network (IAN), is co-sponsoring an educational project.
Join Us at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 79th Annual Meeting

Join Us at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 79th Annual Meeting

Please join us next Wednesday, June 7, at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. We’ll gather for a luncheon at Jungle Island to honor five exceptional Jewish leaders for their commitment to Jewish life and community.
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation Mourns the Passing of Myron J. “Mike” Brodie, z”l

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation Mourns the Passing of Myron J. “Mike” Brodie, z”l

With great sadness, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation mourns the passing of Myron J. “Mike” Brodie, of blessed memory, a former Executive Vice President of Federation from 1972 to 1992, and an active Vice President, Emeritus following his formal retirement.
Federation Provides Summer Camp Scholarships

Federation Provides Summer Camp Scholarships

Recognizing that Jewish overnight camp is an important part of strengthening a child’s Jewish identity, Federation distributed more than $122,000 to Miami-area children ages 8 to 17 to attend camp this summer.
Don’t Miss East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem

Don’t Miss East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem

Join the Miami Jewish Film Festival and Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council for a screening of East Jerusalem/West Jerusalem at 7 p.m. on Thursday, July 13 at O Cinema Miami Beach.
Youth Futures Changes Adolescent Lives in Israel

Youth Futures Changes Adolescent Lives in Israel

This past year, Federation and our overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, helped nearly 100 at-risk preteens and adolescents through community-based mentoring in Miami’s partnership city of Yerucham. Youth Futures, a Jewish Agency flagship program, trains local mentors to work as trusted guides and help students improve school performance, strengthen social integration and inspire community engagement.
Camp Tsarvas Welcomes Jewish Teens From Around the World

Camp Tsarvas Welcomes Jewish Teens From Around the World

The summer camp countdown has begun! While local campers look forward to their days at one of our three Jewish community centers’ camps, more than 1,000 young Jews from all over the world are eager to arrive at Camp Tsarvas.
Nearly 150 Real Estate Professionals Attended Federation’s Real Estate Speaker Series

Nearly 150 Real Estate Professionals Attended Federation’s Real Estate Speaker Series

Last week, nearly 150 real estate professionals attended Federation’s Real Estate Speaker Series with industry leader Chaim Katzman. The event welcomed architects, brokers, developers, contractors and professionals affiliated with these trades.
Calling All Volunteers for the 2017 JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest!

Calling All Volunteers for the 2017 JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest!

Be a part of the upcoming 2017 JCC Maccabi Games and ArtsFest in Miami! More than 1,000 volunteers are needed for the Games, being held from Sunday, August 6 to Friday, August 11, and Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) is helping coordinate the effort.
Honor Our Jewish Leaders at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s 79th Annual Meeting

Honor Our Jewish Leaders at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s 79th Annual Meeting

The 79th Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is less than two weeks away! Join us for a luncheon on Wednesday, June 7 at Jungle Island as we honor five exceptional Jewish leaders for their commitment to Jewish life and community.
Help The People of Venezuela Now!

Help The People of Venezuela Now!

Hundreds have responded to the need in Venezuela! Join the movement and show your solidarity with our Jewish community by donating to the Venezuelan Support Fund.
UM Hillel Launches Base Miami

UM Hillel Launches Base Miami

In an effort to cultivate the next generation of Jewish leaders, University of Miami Hillel will offer ongoing learning opportunities to young Jewish adults through its new Base Miami program.
The Main Event

The Main Event

More than 1,300 gathered at The Main Event to celebrate community and honor Ambassador Nikki Haley, who was presented with the Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award.

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Visiting Israel

Visiting Israel

This June 12-24, young adults ages 27-32 can take part in Taglit-Birthright by joining the Miami Community Birthright trip.

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Help for Job Seekers

Help for Job Seekers

Learn about how to use social media to help your job search at a JWorks workshop.

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Aid for Israelis

Aid for Israelis

Through Federation overseas partner the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee’s (JDC) program, Families First, at-risk families in Israel receive financial and emotional support.

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