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ELEVATE South Dade Engages New Generation of Jewish Leaders

ELEVATE South Dade Engages New Generation of Jewish Leaders

Federation's new program, Elevate South Dade Emerging Leaders, is helping the next generation of Jewish leaders and activists find their voice in the South Dade community.
JELF Loans Available for Higher Education

JELF Loans Available for Higher Education

With support from the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF) is now accepting applications for interest-free loans for higher education for Jewish students in the Miami-Dade County area.

Federation Gardens Housing Will Soon Open Its Waitlist

Federation Gardens, which serves low-income senior citizens, will soon be accepting pre-applications for their waiting lists.
Israel Study Trip Illustrates Federation’s Work

Israel Study Trip Illustrates Federation’s Work

Thirteen members of Miami’s Jewish community recently spent a week in Israel observing the work of Federation's Women’s Amutot Initiative and Israel and Overseas Committee.
Join Us for Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah, on Sunday, April 23

Join Us for Holocaust Remembrance Day, Yom HaShoah, on Sunday, April 23

Gather with your Jewish community to observe Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Sunday, April 23, at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach.
Indian Jews Make Aliyah

Indian Jews Make Aliyah

With the help of Federation’s overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, more than 100 Jews from India’s B’nei Menashe community recently made aliyah.
First Annual Miami Jewish Day School Robotics Festival

First Annual Miami Jewish Day School Robotics Festival

The First Annual Miami Jewish Day School Robotics Festival will take place on Wednesday, April 26, at Scheck Hillel Community School.
Interfaith Community Comes Together for 2017 Freedom Seder

Interfaith Community Comes Together for 2017 Freedom Seder

More than 70 people came to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Wednesday, March 29 to attend the 2017 Freedom Seder and bring awareness to the growing crime of domestic sex trafficking of minors.
Elderly Jews and Holocaust Survivors Find a Home and a Community

Elderly Jews and Holocaust Survivors Find a Home and a Community

Did you know that more than 700,000 Israelis ages 65 and older can’t afford to purchase or rent a home, and 27,000 low-income senior citizens are on waiting lists for subsidized shelter?
Federation Travels to Washington, D.C. for Eighth Annual Advocacy Mission

Federation Travels to Washington, D.C. for Eighth Annual Advocacy Mission

Earlier this month, 27 members of our Jewish community joined Federation’s Major Gifts Division and Jewish Community Relations Council on the 8th Annual Washington, D.C. Advocacy Mission, chaired by Steven J. Brodie.
Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Arrest of Alleged Bomb Threat Suspect

Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Arrest of Alleged Bomb Threat Suspect

An arrest has been made in connection with a large number of the bomb threats sent to Jewish community centers, schools, synagogues, and other Jewish institutions across the U.S. and in other countries throughout the world over recent months.
A Successful Super Sunday!

A Successful Super Sunday!

Hundreds of volunteers gathered to make a difference in the lives of others today, as the Greater Miami Jewish Federation presented its annual Super Sunday/Good Deeds Day event at the Stanley C. Myers Building, 4200 Biscayne Boulevard.
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.
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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