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Study in Israel With AMHSI!

Study in Israel With AMHSI!

This fall, give your teen the chance to discover Israel through the Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI). A partner agency of Federation, AMHSI is an accredited, international study abroad, college-prep program, where Israel becomes a living classroom.
Stand Strong Against Anti-Semitism and Hate on April 23

Stand Strong Against Anti-Semitism and Hate on April 23

Never Again Is Now! Mark your calendar to join Federation and other organizations on Yom HaShoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day – Sunday, April 23 for an Interfaith Community Gathering in Response to the Rise in Anti-Semitism and Hate.
Federation Honors Marcia K. Cypen, Esq., and the Honorable Stanley Marcus

Federation Honors Marcia K. Cypen, Esq., and the Honorable Stanley Marcus

Last week, Federation’s Attorneys’ Division hosted the 33rd Annual Judicial Reception at Jungle Island. Hundreds of legal professionals attended the event, which recognized two outstanding members of the legal community.
Super Sunday is Here!

Super Sunday is Here!

Are you ready to help the Greater Miami Jewish Federation raise money for Jews around the world? Are you in search of a family-friendly “Sunday Funday” that will also help benefit our local Jewish community?
Help Feed Homebound Seniors With Matzah Mitzvah

Help Feed Homebound Seniors With Matzah Mitzvah

PJ Library invites you to join Jewish Community Services and Federation for JCS Matzah Mitzvah & More on Sunday, March 26 to help fight food insufficiency in Miami.
Don’t Miss Super Sunday!

Don’t Miss Super Sunday!

Gather your friends and family to make a difference in your Jewish community as part of Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day, Federation’s largest annual service day.
Federation is Working to Secure our Community

Federation is Working to Secure our Community

In response to the growing wave of anti-Semitic incidents across the country, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation continues our ongoing work to secure our Jewish community. Click here to read a letter from Federation Board Chair Amy Dean and President and CEO Jacob Solomon detailing these efforts.
Federation Gives $50,000 in Women’s Impact Initiative Grants to Local Non-Profits

Federation Gives $50,000 in Women’s Impact Initiative Grants to Local Non-Profits

Federation recently provided a total of $50,000 in Women’s Impact Initiative (WII) grants to 10 Miami-Dade County organizations that inspire and empower Jewish women and girls through programs that pursue social, economic, religious and political equality.
Pack Your Bags for a Tallahassee Advocacy Mission

Pack Your Bags for a Tallahassee Advocacy Mission

Join Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy and Jewish Community Relations Council on a Tallahassee Advocacy Mission March 21-22.
Enhance Your Israel at 70 Mission Experience With Our Pre-Mission to Poland

Enhance Your Israel at 70 Mission Experience With Our Pre-Mission to Poland

Just two weeks after launching Federation’s Israel at 70 Mission, 70 people have already made their deposits, and you can, too! You’ll also want to reserve a spot on the Pre-Mission to Poland, April 10-15, 2018.
Helping Haredis Succeed in the IDF

Helping Haredis Succeed in the IDF

To help Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) Jews thrive in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF), Federation’s overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, recently created Tiferet Arazim, a pre-military academy that prepares them for enlistment.
Mark Your Calendars for Super Sunday!

Mark Your Calendars for Super Sunday!

On Sunday, March 19, join members of the community to volunteer on Super Sunday – the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s largest annual phonathon – and Good Deeds Day.
Lion of Judah Sculpture Lovingly Restored by Mother-Daughter Duo

Lion of Judah Sculpture Lovingly Restored by Mother-Daughter Duo

The magnificent Lion of Judah sculpture at the main entrance to Federation’s Stanley C. Myers Building has undergone a restoration, thanks to Laurel Susman Schwartz and Jordan Schwartz, a local mother-daughter team who wanted to express their deep appreciation to our organization.
#DoGoodFeelGood on Super Sunday on March 19

#DoGoodFeelGood on Super Sunday on March 19

Bring the whole family to Super Sunday — Federation’s largest annual phonathan — and Good Deeds Day on March 19. Along with raising money for the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, the fun-filled day offers an array of activities from DIY mason jar meals for the elderly to Israeli dancing, PJ Library programming and more.
Register Now For Miami Jewish Day Schools!

Register Now For Miami Jewish Day Schools!

Registration for the 2017-2018 school year is now open in Miami-Dade County, and MiamiJewishDaySchools.org, a new Jewish day school marketing initiative, can help parents choose the best place for their child.
Say "Happy Birthday, Israel!" On Federation's Israel at 70 Mission

Say "Happy Birthday, Israel!" On Federation's Israel at 70 Mission

Gather your friends and family and pack your bags for the trip of a lifetime in honor of Israel’s 70th birthday. Federation’s Israel at 70 Mission, April 16-22, 2018, will celebrate Yom Ha’Zikaron (Memorial Day) and Yom Ha’Atzmut (Independence Day).
Women's Amutot Initiative Supports Tahel

Women's Amutot Initiative Supports Tahel

This year, the Women’s Amutot Initiative allocated nearly $300,000 from the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign to 28 organizations that empower women to improve Israeli society through social, economic, religious and political equality.
Watch a Day in the Life of Federation

Watch a Day in the Life of Federation

Every day, thanks to your generous donation, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is caring for Jews around the world. Watch this video and let General Campaign Chair Jeffrey Scheck give you a bird’s eye view of some of what Federation accomplishes in a single day.
Join Us for the 33rd Annual Judicial Reception

Join Us for the 33rd Annual Judicial Reception

Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Attorneys’ Division at the 33rd Annual Judicial Reception on Thursday, March 9, at 5:30 p.m. at Jungle Island. Robert C. Gilbert and Michael D. Joblove are Co-Chairs of the popular networking event, which will also honor two outstanding members of the legal community.
The Main Event Is Less Than Two Weeks Away!

The Main Event Is Less Than Two Weeks Away!

We’re less than two weeks from The Main Event on Wednesday, February 15 at the Hilton Miami Downtown! Chaired by Colleen and Richard Fain, The Main Event is the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s largest event, bringing together donors from across our community to support a lifeline of services in Miami, in Israel and around the world.
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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