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Applications Still Available for Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships

Applications Still Available for Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships

There is still time to apply for summer 2020 need-based scholarships to Jewish overnight camps. Recognizing that Jewish overnight camp plays an important role in strengthening Jewish identity, Federation is committed to help make these experiences more affordable.
Holocaust Education Week Offers a Variety of Programs

Holocaust Education Week Offers a Variety of Programs

Holocaust Education Week begins Sunday, January 26. This community-wide program of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, a Committee of Federation, will examine the Holocaust from cultural, academic and personal perspectives through films, lectures and discussions.
Scholarships Available for 2020 Jewish Overnight Summer Camp

Scholarships Available for 2020 Jewish Overnight Summer Camp

The deadline is approaching for summer 2020 need-based Jewish overnight summer camp scholarship applications.
Be a Part of the Jewish Community’s Response to the Earthquakes in Puerto Rico

Be a Part of the Jewish Community’s Response to the Earthquakes in Puerto Rico

Federation has established an emergency relief fund as part of a national Jewish response to help those affected by the earthquakes in Puerto Rico that displaced more than 2,000 people and left thousands without electricity and basic supplies.
A Statement from Federation on the Anti-Semitic Attack in Monsey, New Jersey and Information on Community Security Workshop

A Statement from Federation on the Anti-Semitic Attack in Monsey, New Jersey and Information on Community Security Workshop

As we confront a resurgence in anti-Semitism in an unprecedented polarized environment, we must remain united and unyielding in our efforts to fight this scourge on all fronts.
The Miami Jewish Film Festival Offers Something for Everyone

The Miami Jewish Film Festival Offers Something for Everyone

Calling all movie lovers! The 23rd annual Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF), one of the largest Jewish film festivals in the world, will take place from January 9-23.
Federation’s JCRC and the ADL Host Two Programs on the Threat of Anti-Semitism

Federation’s JCRC and the ADL Host Two Programs on the Threat of Anti-Semitism

Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will join forces in February for two timely programs to explore the growing threat of anti-Semitism.
Join Us for a Night to Stand Together at The Main Event

Join Us for a Night to Stand Together at The Main Event

In this time of rising anti-Semitism, stand strong together with your friends and neighbors for a meaningful evening at The Main Event on Monday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard.
Join Us for a Night to Stand Together at The Main Event

Join Us for a Night to Stand Together at The Main Event

Join the Jewish community for an evening to stand together and be counted at The Main Event on Monday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard.
Support the Jewish Community

Support the Jewish Community

As we say goodbye to 2019, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is counting on your contributions to support Jewish needs in Miami, in Israel and around the world.
Volunteers Give Back to the Community This Holiday Season

Volunteers Give Back to the Community This Holiday Season

More than 300 volunteers made the holiday season more meaningful for others by participating in Federation Jewish Volunteer Center’s 12th Annual Jewish Community Volunteer Days.
JCRC Shares a Message Against Anti-Semitism

JCRC Shares a Message Against Anti-Semitism

In light of the alarming level of violence against Jews and reflecting the close ties that bind our Miami-Dade County interfaith community, JCRC is sharing an excerpt of a powerful message against anti-Semitism.
Join Us for a Night of Strength and Solidarity at The Main Event

Join Us for a Night of Strength and Solidarity at The Main Event

Join Federation to stand together and be counted at The Main Event on Monday, January 27 at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard.
Incubator Grants Make a Difference in the Community

Incubator Grants Make a Difference in the Community

Now in its seventh year, Federation’s Jewish Incubator Grants Program recently awarded $70,000 allocated from the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign to 16 organizations that make a difference in Miami.
Program Helps Young Olim Adjust to Life in Israel

Program Helps Young Olim Adjust to Life in Israel

Through Federation overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel, immigrants who make aliyah receive support during their transition to life in Israel.
Day School Students Learn About the Experiences of Ethiopian-Israelis

Day School Students Learn About the Experiences of Ethiopian-Israelis

Fifth grade students at the Lehrman Community Day School, one of 10 Jewish day schools receiving funding from Federation, heard a firsthand account about the experiences and challenges of Ethiopian Jews who have made aliyah.
PJ Library Sharing Chanukah With Miami School Children

PJ Library Sharing Chanukah With Miami School Children

PJ Library celebrated Chanukah by sharing the holiday with more than 1,200 children in public and private secular schools across Miami-Dade County.
Best Wishes for a Happy Chanukah

Best Wishes for a Happy Chanukah

On behalf of the Officers, Board of Directors and Staff of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, we wish you a Happy Chanukah! As you celebrate the Festival of Lights, may your home be bright with happiness and love.
Building Relationships With Diplomats From Around the World at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Building Relationships With Diplomats From Around the World at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Rabbi Solomon Schiff works to build relationships with local consuls general from different countries by providing insight into the Jewish community.
Florida Jewish COVID-19 Plasma Initiative

Florida Jewish COVID-19 Plasma Initiative

As the number of COVID-19 cases continues to rise throughout Florida, doctors are hoping the convalescent blood plasma of recovered patients can help fight the virus.

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Yerucham Robotics Team Helps in the Fight Against COVID-19

Yerucham Robotics Team Helps in the Fight Against COVID-19

Thanks to a Greater Miami Jewish Federation emergency grant to the Yerucham Science Center for its high school robotics team, professionals working with special populations in Israel now have transparent face shields to help keep them safe during the pandemic.

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Federation Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru Helps Those in Need

Federation Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru Helps Those in Need

Greater Miami Jewish Federation volunteers distributed boxes of free food with chicken, baked goods, fresh produce and other non-perishable items to 1,000 people during a Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru Event last week.

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Jewish Community Update

Jewish Community Update

The Federation offices have been closed now for 15 weeks – 105 days! – and yet the business of caring for our community has never stopped.

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