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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.
Miami Women Attend Conference to Focus on Philanthropic Strategies Though a Gender Lens

Miami Women Attend Conference to Focus on Philanthropic Strategies Though a Gender Lens

A delegation of Miami Jewish women leaders represented Federation at the 10th Annual Jewish Women’s Funding Network’s (JWFN) Force for Change Conference held recently in New York.
The Network Explores Miami on a Mini-Mission

The Network Explores Miami on a Mini-Mission

The Network, Federation's under-45 connection, recently gathered a group of young Jewish leaders for an inspiring tour of Federation partner agencies in Miami.
Women’s Philanthropy Celebrates Leadership at Annual Meeting

Women’s Philanthropy Celebrates Leadership at Annual Meeting

Women’s Philanthropy of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation held its Annual Meeting and Installation Brunch on Wednesday, May 17, a meaningful and inspiring event at The Sacred Space.
JCRC Provides Seminar to Local Educators

JCRC Provides Seminar to Local Educators

Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) hosted 20 teachers from Miami-Dade County public schools in a workshop to help introduce Israel and Jewish-related content into curricula for junior high and high school students.
Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month!

Celebrate Jewish American Heritage Month!

May is Jewish American Heritage Month [JAHM], which recognizes the more than 350-year history of Jewish contributions to American culture.
Federation Gardens Housing Opening Waitlist

Federation Gardens Housing Opening Waitlist

Federations Gardens is opening its waitlist! The Federation-sponsored, federally subsidized, senior-housing facility serves low-income adults who are 62 or older and/or mobility impaired.
Mark Your Calendars for Federation’s Annual Meeting

Mark Your Calendars for Federation’s Annual Meeting

Mazel tov to five leaders whose commitment to Jewish life and community will be recognized at the 79th Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Wednesday, June 7 at Jungle Island.
Don’t Miss the 22nd Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference

Don’t Miss the 22nd Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference

End-of-life care and conversations are crucial, but few people know how to adequately address such a complicated topic. To discuss this subject, Federation’s Mishkan Miami, Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) and Miami Jewish Health present the 22nd Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference on Thursday, May 25.
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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