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Our Family in Venezuela Needs Our Help!

Our Family in Venezuela Needs Our Help!

Last week, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Friends of Yajad-Venezuela launched the Venezuela Support Fund. The two-year, joint campaign is raising humanitarian funds to assist the people of Venezuela and the Jewish community during this time of extreme hardship.
Federation Leads Civil Rights Mission Through the South

Federation Leads Civil Rights Mission Through the South

Twenty-four South Florida women explored the American Civil Rights movement from a Jewish perspective on a recent mission organized by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy and Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC).
Attend an Information Session to Learn More About the Israel at 70 Mission

Attend an Information Session to Learn More About the Israel at 70 Mission

By now, you’ve heard the news: Next year, Federation is celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday with a really big Mission, April 16-22, 2018! In fact, 330 people have already registered.
It’s Time to Think About Summer Camp!

It’s Time to Think About Summer Camp!

Summer is right around the corner – do you know where your children will be? Enrollment for summer camp at our three Jewish community centers is now open, and filling up fast!
Mark Your Calendar for Federation’s 79th Annual Meeting

Mark Your Calendar for Federation’s 79th Annual Meeting

Mark your calendar for Federation’s 79th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, June 7 at Jungle Island. The community will gather to welcome and install the 2017-2018 Federation Officers and Board of Directors.
New Life in the Negev!

New Life in the Negev!

Federation is helping make Israel's Negev region of Israel a more fulfilling place to live for current and future residents.
Venezuela Needs Your Help!

Venezuela Needs Your Help!

Last night, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Friends of Yajad-Venezuela raised $200,000 at the launch of the Venezuela Support Fund held at Skylake Synagogue.
Remember Israel’s National Holidays Next Week

Remember Israel’s National Holidays Next Week

Next week, Israel will mark Yom Ha’Zikaron (Memorial Day) on Monday, May 1, and Yom Ha’Atzmaut (Independence Day) on Tuesday, May 2.
Now that Passover has ended, make “Next year in Jerusalem” a reality!

Now that Passover has ended, make “Next year in Jerusalem” a reality!

Now that Passover has ended, make “Next year in Jerusalem” a reality! Join Federation, your friends, family and Jewish community April 16-22, 2018 for the trip of a lifetime to celebrate Israel’s 70 birthday.
“Healthy Parenting” Program Focuses on Parents’ Well-Being

“Healthy Parenting” Program Focuses on Parents’ Well-Being

Federation and our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), funded by the Annual/UJA Campaign, are focusing on the needs of parents of babies and young children in Israel.
New to Miami?

New to Miami?

Are you new to Miami and searching for a way to connect to your Jewish community? Look no further! Shalom Miami, a Federation program focused on welcoming new residents to Miami-Dade County, wants to help you settle into your new home.
Join Us for Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, April 23

Join Us for Holocaust Remembrance Day on Sunday, April 23

Stand strong against anti-Semitism. Stand strong against hate. Never again. Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Sunday, April 23 for an Interfaith Community Gathering at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach.
Join Us for Holocaust Remembrance Day and an Interfaith Community Gathering on Sunday, April 23

Join Us for Holocaust Remembrance Day and an Interfaith Community Gathering on Sunday, April 23

Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on April 23 – Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day – at the Temple Beth Sholom, 4144 Chase Avenue, Miami Beach, to pay tribute to the six million Jews who died in the Holocaust and honor those who survived.
Miami and Yerucham Diller Teen Fellows Come Together

Miami and Yerucham Diller Teen Fellows Come Together

The ties between Jewish teens in Miami and Yerucham were strengthened when the Yerucham Diller Teen Fellows spent a week exploring the Jewish community with their Miami counterparts.
Passover in the Former Soviet Union

Passover in the Former Soviet Union

Prior to Passover this month, Jews in the former Soviet Union received more than 50,000 boxes of matzah, thanks to your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.
Attorney’s Mission to Israel Raises Money for Annual Federation/UJA Campaign

Attorney’s Mission to Israel Raises Money for Annual Federation/UJA Campaign

Twenty-eight legal professionals from Miami’s Jewish community recently spent a week in Israel with the Attorneys’ Division of Federation.
Remember the Shoah During Holocaust Education Week

Remember the Shoah During Holocaust Education Week

Join the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach for Holocaust Education Week from Sunday, January 28 to Friday, February 2. The events will shine a light on the heroism of our survivors and will honor the memory of those murdered. Click here for details on the week’s programming and to RSVP.
Join Us for Holocaust Remembrance Day and an Interfaith Community Gathering on Sunday, April 23

Join Us for Holocaust Remembrance Day and an Interfaith Community Gathering on Sunday, April 23

Due to expected inclement weather, the location for Holocaust Remembrance Day and Interfaith Community Gathering this Sunday, April 23 has been changed to Temple Beth Sholom, 4144 Chase Avenue, Miami Beach.
Travel to Israel Free this Summer with Taglit-Birthright Israel

Travel to Israel Free this Summer with Taglit-Birthright Israel

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?
Yerucham Rocks!

Yerucham Rocks!

How do YOU say Yerucham?! Although Miami’s Jewish community has partnered with the Israeli desert city of Yerucham since 2007, the correct pronunciation of the city’s name remains a mystery to many Miamians.
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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