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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.
Federation Supports Miami’s Senior Citizens

Federation Supports Miami’s Senior Citizens

More than 30 percent of Jewish households in Miami with people age 75 or older require help with in-home healthcare, senior transportation, meal delivery services and more.
Be There: Federation’s Israel at 70 Mission!

Be There: Federation’s Israel at 70 Mission!

Are YOU going?! Nearly 600 members of your Jewish community have already registered for Federation’s upcoming Israel at 70 Mission, April 16-22, 2018.
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.
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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