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Registration for Taglit-Birthright Israel Is Now Open

Registration for Taglit-Birthright Israel Is Now Open

Calling all young adults! Do you know what you’re doing this summer? How about a free trip to Israel with Taglit-Birthright Israel and Israel Outdoors?
UM Hillel Chosen to Participate in Hillel International’s Excellence Accelerator

UM Hillel Chosen to Participate in Hillel International’s Excellence Accelerator

Hillel International recently chose University of Miami Hillel to participate in the pilot cohort of its Excellence Accelerator. UM Hillel is one of seven Florida Hillels the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign supports.
Greater Miami Jewish Federation Statement on Current Immigration Policy

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Statement on Current Immigration Policy

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation, together with its Jewish Community Relations Council and the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami, expresses great concern over the current and potential impact of the Executive Order on immigration, signed by President Trump on January 27, 2017.
World ORT Provides Jewish Day School Options to Children Around the World

World ORT Provides Jewish Day School Options to Children Around the World

Your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign help provide a Jewish day school experience to underprivileged children around the world.
Miami Book Lover Selected For National PJ Our Way Design Team

Miami Book Lover Selected For National PJ Our Way Design Team

Miami’s Ellie Esquenazi, 10, was selected by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation for the national PJ Our Way Design Team! Ellie creates book reviews, videos, polls, quizzes and blogs for PJ Library and participates in monthly online workshops and author interviews.
Don’t Miss Federation’s Largest Event of the Year!

Don’t Miss Federation’s Largest Event of the Year!

You won’t want to miss The Main Event, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s largest community event of the year. Join Chairs Colleen and Richard Fain on Wednesday, February 15 at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
Statement on Tragic Shooting in Quebec Mosque

Statement on Tragic Shooting in Quebec Mosque

On behalf of the Board of Directors of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, its Jewish Community Relations Council and Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami, we express our shock and dismay over the tragic shooting in the Quebec Islamic Cultural Center.
Join Federation Attorney’s Division on a Mission to Israel!

Join Federation Attorney’s Division on a Mission to Israel!

Calling all legal attorneys! Join Federation and the Attorneys’ Division on a very special mission to Israel from March 29 to April 4. Chaired by Aaron Podhurst and Alan Kluger, the trip will explore the country through a legal lens while offering attendees the ability to complete more than 16 CLE credits.
Grammy Award-Winner Miri Ben-Ari to Perform at The Main Event!

Grammy Award-Winner Miri Ben-Ari to Perform at The Main Event!

Wondering what all the hype is about Grammy Award-winning violinist Miri Ben-Ari? Now’s your chance to find out! Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Chairs Colleen and Richard Fain at The Main Event on Wednesday, February 15.
Don’t Miss David Gregory at The Main Event!

Don’t Miss David Gregory at The Main Event!

Don’t miss keynote speaker David Gregory at The Main Event on Wednesday, February 15 at the Hilton Downtown Miami! Chaired by Richard and Colleen Fain, The Main Event is the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s largest community event of the year.
2017 Women’s Amutot Initiative Beneficiaries Announced

2017 Women’s Amutot Initiative Beneficiaries Announced

The Annual Federation/UJA Campaign has allocated nearly $300,000 to the Women’s Amutot Initiative, supporting 27 nonprofits organizations in Israel that empower women and improve Israeli society by promoting social, economic, religious and political equality.
Federation Partnering With Repair the World to Expand Jewish Young Adult Volunteerism in Miami

Federation Partnering With Repair the World to Expand Jewish Young Adult Volunteerism in Miami

Repair the World is coming to Miami! Federation is partnering with this nationally renowned organization to encourage peer-to-peer engagement among young Jewish adults in Miami’s Midtown/Downtown/Brickell area.
Russian and Brazilian Aliyah on the Upswing

Russian and Brazilian Aliyah on the Upswing

According to Federation’s partner agency, The Jewish Agency for Israel, and the Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption, approximately 27,000 people made aliyah (immigration) to Israel in 2016.
Take Advantage of Year-End Giving!

Take Advantage of Year-End Giving!

Time is running out! Tomorrow, December 31, is the last day to make your 2016 pledge, payment or new donation to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign.
Federation-Funded JAFCO Helping Jewish Children in Need

Federation-Funded JAFCO Helping Jewish Children in Need

Thanks to your support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, children and families in need across South Florida have a life-saving safety net – Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options (JAFCO), a Jewish-based group home and social-service resource for children (newborns to age 22) awaiting adoption and foster care.
UM Hillel Birthright Trip Visits Yerucham!

UM Hillel Birthright Trip Visits Yerucham!

A number of students from University of Miami’s Hillel, one of seven Federation-supported Hillels throughout the state, recently participated in Birthright Israel.
Take Advantage of Year-End Giving!

Take Advantage of Year-End Giving!

We’re counting down to the end of the year, and there are only seven more days to take advantage of year-end giving! Your pledge, payment or new donation to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign by December 31 lets you support Jewish needs in Miami, Israel and around the world.
Federation-Funded JAFCO Helping Jewish Children in Need

Federation-Funded JAFCO Helping Jewish Children in Need

Thanks to your support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, children and families in need across South Florida have a life-saving safety net – Jewish Adoption and Family Care Options (JAFCO), a Jewish-based group home and social-service resource for children (newborns to age 22) awaiting adoption and foster care.
Double Your Donation

Double Your Donation

Don’t miss out on the advantages of year-end giving! Your contribution will have double the impact as a generous donor has pledged to match all new and increased donations made on this day.
36-Hour Hackathon Provides Creative Education Solutions

36-Hour Hackathon Provides Creative Education Solutions

In addition to collaborating on a thriving robotics exchange program in our partnership city of Yerucham, Israel, Federation recently supported another tech initiative in the Negev region: a 36-hour Hackathon, sponsored in part by the Negev Funding Coalition (NFC).
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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