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Spiritual Healing with Mishkan Miami

Spiritual Healing with Mishkan Miami

If you or a loved one are suffering from the effects of the pandemic and need spiritual support, Federation is here for you. Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support is compiling a list of community members requesting recitations of tehillim (psalms) and circulating it to area synagogues.
PJ Library Goes Virtual

PJ Library Goes Virtual

Families are finding new ways to engage Jewishly during the pandemic through PJ Library, a Federation program that provides free monthly Jewish-themed children’s books to Jewish homes.
Watch Names Not Numbers, a Holocaust Documentary Created by Miami Schoolchildren and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Watch Names Not Numbers, a Holocaust Documentary Created by Miami Schoolchildren and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Tune into Channel 10, WPLG this Sunday, November 15 at 2:30 PM to watch Names Not Numbers, part of a groundbreaking initiative organized by the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach that brought together Holocaust Survivors and students to create a documentary film.
Make Your Donation Go Further on Give Miami Day

Make Your Donation Go Further on Give Miami Day

Boost the impact of your donation to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation by contributing on Give Miami Day on Thursday, November 19. Every donation between $25 and $10,000 made to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign through GiveMiamiDay.org will receive a bonus gift from The Miami Foundation.
Federation and JCRC Congratulates President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris

Federation and JCRC Congratulates President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) offer heartfelt congratulations to President-elect Joseph R. Biden, Jr. and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their win in this year’s presidential race.
The Importance of Civility

The Importance of Civility

With Tuesday’s election, political campaigns have dominated the news and certainly prompted heated discussions.
Tune in to a Virtual Commemoration of Kristallnacht on Monday, November 9

Tune in to a Virtual Commemoration of Kristallnacht on Monday, November 9

Don’t miss a powerful virtual commemoration of Kristallnacht on Monday, November 9 at 7 p.m. to pay tribute to Holocaust victims and honor the resilience of Survivors.
Federation Overseas Partner Helps Latin American Nursing Homes Weather the Pandemic

Federation Overseas Partner Helps Latin American Nursing Homes Weather the Pandemic

Stories from around the world have shown us how dangerous COVID-19 can be for the elderly, especially those in assisted living facilities and nursing homes.
Jessie Gindea, Miami Jewish Educator, Wins Prestigious National Award

Jessie Gindea, Miami Jewish Educator, Wins Prestigious National Award

A hearty Mazal Tov to Jessie Gindea, senior educator of Federation program Base Miami, one of five em

Amid uncertainty as ballots are counted, we have a duty to be civil to each other | Opinion

We first heard the word coronavirus more than eight months ago. Since then, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has been a safety net for so many who are struggling.
Make Your Donation Go Further

Make Your Donation Go Further

We first heard the word coronavirus more than eight months ago. Since then, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has been a safety net for so many who are struggling.
Federation-Supported Hillels Stay Connected to Students Despite Pandemic

Federation-Supported Hillels Stay Connected to Students Despite Pandemic

Since classes began in August, Hillel’s two Miami-based chapters, Hillel at the University of Miami (UM) and Hillel at Florida International University (FIU) have created unique programs to inform, inspire and unite students attending live classes on campus and virtual classes from home.
Need-based Scholarships Available for Jewish Summer Camp

Need-based Scholarships Available for Jewish Summer Camp

Now more than ever, Jewish overnight camp is a critical part of strengthening a child’s religious identity and solidifying their commitment to a Jewish future.
Documentary Film Tells the Story of the Jews of Shanghai

Documentary Film Tells the Story of the Jews of Shanghai

As incidents of anti-Semitism continue to rise and new studies document a growing lack of knowledge about the Holocaust, Federation’s work educating our community is more important than ever.
In an uncertain world... We are providing much certainty.

In an uncertain world... We are providing much certainty.

In an uncertain world...We are providing much certainty.
Commemorate Kristallnacht Virtually, as Part of Holocaust Education Week

Commemorate Kristallnacht Virtually, as Part of Holocaust Education Week

Join our community for a virtual commemoration of Kristallnacht on Monday, November 9 at 7pm. Hear eyewitness testimony from Kristallnacht Survivor Herbert Karliner, pay tribute to Holocaust victims and honor the resilience of Survivors.
Shalom Bayit Provides Help to Domestic Abuse Survivors

Shalom Bayit Provides Help to Domestic Abuse Survivors

Domestic violence can impact anyone, regardless of religion, age, gender, education or economic status. Federation, working with our primary human service partner agency Jewish Community Services (JCS) of South Florida, is assisting survivors of domestic abuse through Shalom Bayit. Translated as “peace in the home,” the program provides short- and long-term help so families can live a life free of fear.
More than 1,000 Women Come Together Online for The Women’s Event

More than 1,000 Women Come Together Online for The Women’s Event

"There is no future without our past." Spoken word artist Vanessa Hidary, the “Hebrew Mamita,” shared these powerful words during her surprise performance at yesterday's Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Event.
Your Vote is Your Voice

Your Vote is Your Voice

Be counted and make your voice heard. Early voting for the Tuesday, November 3 general election has begun and the Federation Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) wants to keep you informed on key issues and races. The JCRC Election Day Toolkit offers resources to ensure you are ready to vote, whether by mail or in person.
Greater Miami Jewish Federation Welcomes Historic Israel-Sudan Agreement

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Welcomes Historic Israel-Sudan Agreement

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and its Jewish Community Relations Council enthusiastically welcome the normalization agreement between Israel and Sudan announced today, October 23, 2020. This agreement, the third in as many months, after similar breakthroughs with the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain, is the latest sign of a diplomatic realignment in the Middle East. It is particularly significant given the decades-long history of hostility between the two countries.
Holocaust Survivors to Get Covid-19 Vaccine

Holocaust Survivors to Get Covid-19 Vaccine

Federation is partnering with our primary human services agency, Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS) and Mount Sinai Medical Center to administer COVID-19 vaccines to Holocaust Survivors.

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Food Distribution Helps the Hungry

Food Distribution Helps the Hungry

More than 1,100 individuals will have food this evening thanks to yesterday’s Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru at Federation headquarters.

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Jews of Color: Be Counted

Jews of Color: Be Counted

If you are a Jew of Color who lives in the United States and are 18 years of age or older, be counted by participating in an anonymous, confidential and secure survey through the Jews of Color Initiative (JoCl).

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Register for International Lion of Judah Conference

Register for International Lion of Judah Conference

Join more than 2,000 fellow Lions of Judah from across the world for and the inspiring and educational International Lion of Judah virtual conference on Sunday, January 24 from 1-3:30 p.m. and Monday, January 25 from 1-3:30 p.m.

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