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Israel’s Largest-Ever Housing Project for Senior Citizens Breaks Ground

Israel’s Largest-Ever Housing Project for Senior Citizens Breaks Ground

Holocaust survivors, immigrants and elderly individuals eligible for housing assistance in Israel will soon have a new place to call home. Your donations to the Annual Federation Campaign help support this effort.
Jewish Families in Need Receive a “Helping Hand” With the Cost of Kosher Food

Jewish Families in Need Receive a “Helping Hand” With the Cost of Kosher Food

Your donations to the Annual Federation Campaign help subsidize the cost of kosher food for families struggling financially in Miami. The Helping Hands Food Ko-Op, a Federation partner agency, operates as an online grocery store and sells perishable kosher food products at deeply discounted prices.
Celebrate Israel at The Main Event

Celebrate Israel at The Main Event

Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation to celebrate Israel and its 70th birthday at The Main Event on Monday, February 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
Celebrate Israel at The Main Event

Celebrate Israel at The Main Event

Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation to celebrate Israel and its 70th birthday at The Main Event on Monday, February 12 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
Federation Announces Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Federation Announces Diversity and Inclusion Statement

Federation is proud to announce that the Board of Directors recently passed a Diversity and Inclusion Statement. The 2014 Federation Demographic Study revealed that Miami-Dade County is one of the most diverse Jewish communties in the United States.
Hungary’s Jewish Community: Revitalized Through Your Support

Hungary’s Jewish Community: Revitalized Through Your Support

Your support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign is helping revitalize and strengthen Hungary’s Jewish community. Through its Mozaik Hub, our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, offers support to emerging grassroots initiatives working to advance Jewish life in that former Soviet Union country.
Israel at 70 Mission: Less Than Three Months Away!

Israel at 70 Mission: Less Than Three Months Away!

In less than three months, more than 800 members of our community will travel to Israel for a transformative journey on Federation’s Israel at 70 Mission.
Don’t Miss the PAC Winter Seminar!

Don’t Miss the PAC Winter Seminar!

The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and its Professional Advisors Council will help educate our community on the recently passed Tax Cuts and Job Acts of 2017 on Wednesday, January 17 at 7:30 a.m.
Inspired Teens Help Reinvigorate Jewish Life in Eastern Europe

Inspired Teens Help Reinvigorate Jewish Life in Eastern Europe

Your donations to Federation’s Annual Campaign help support the Active Jewish Teens Network (AJT), an inclusive peer group across eastern Europe that enables teens to explore and engage in their Jewish community and form their Jewish identities.
Federation’s Women’s Amutot Helps Fund Israeli Programs

Federation’s Women’s Amutot Helps Fund Israeli Programs

For 16 years, your support of Federation’s Annual Campaign has helped fund programs through the Women’s Amutot Initiative. This year’s grants will help 23 Israeli nonprofits that work to protect women against violence, foster female leadership development and encourage social and economic empowerment.
Yerucham Featured in Miami Jewish Film Festival

Yerucham Featured in Miami Jewish Film Festival

Miami’s partnership city of Yerucham is in the spotlight, thanks to the Miami Jewish Film Festival’s inaugural City to City Program. On Tuesday, January 23 at 8:30 p.m. at the Miami Beach Jewish Community Center, six short movies created by Yerucham filmmakers will showcase the broad range of talent coming out of the Negev Desert.
Federation Announces Women’s Impact Initiative Grant Recipients

Federation Announces Women’s Impact Initiative Grant Recipients

For the third year in a row, Federation has allocated $50,000 in Women’s Impact Initiative (WII) grants to organizations that inspire and empower Jewish women and girls and improve our local community with programs in Miami that pursue social, economic, religious and political equality.
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.
Maccabi Games: Miami Wins Gold

Maccabi Games: Miami Wins Gold

Teens from Yerucham joined their Miami counterparts at this year’s JCC Maccabi Games & ArtsFest in Detroit and brought home a gold medal in soccer.

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Celebrate the Jewish New Year

Celebrate the Jewish New Year

Find a spiritual connection at local synagogues.

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Miami Moms Experience Israel

Miami Moms Experience Israel

South Dade women return from a momentous trip to Israel.

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Promoting Teen Involvement

Promoting Teen Involvement

The Miami ARC Teen Initiative is accepting grant applications to support programs that promote teen engagement.

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