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Federation Partner American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Helps Haitians Following Hurricane Matthew

Federation Partner American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee Helps Haitians Following Hurricane Matthew

Immediately following the devastating effects of Hurricane Matthew in Haiti and our neighbors to the north, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation set up a fund to help with relief efforts in the area.
Kick Off the New Year with The Women’s Event

Kick Off the New Year with The Women’s Event

Register now for this year’s Federation Women’s Philanthropy brunch on Wednesday, November 14. Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, Editor-in-Chief of the digital lifestyle website Dot Complicated and best-selling author, is the keynote speaker.
Copy of Federation Is Helping to Provide Israeli Haredi Jews with Economic Opportunities

Copy of Federation Is Helping to Provide Israeli Haredi Jews with Economic Opportunities

Federation is helping provide Israeli Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) Jews with economic opportunities through the TEVET Employment Initiative, developed by our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Center (JDC).
Mark Your Calendar for The Women's Event

Mark Your Calendar for The Women's Event

Mark your calendar for Wednesday, November 14 for Federation’s Women's Event brunch. Media maven Randi Zuckerberg is the keynote speaker and will discuss how her Jewish journey has influenced her business acumen and leadership skills.
Federation Is Helping to Provide Israeli Haredi Jews with Economic Opportunities

Federation Is Helping to Provide Israeli Haredi Jews with Economic Opportunities

Federation is helping provide Israeli Haredi (ultra-Orthodox) Jews with economic opportunities through the TEVET Employment Initiative, developed by our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Center (JDC).
One Year Later: The Recovery Effort of Hurricane Maria Continues

One Year Later: The Recovery Effort of Hurricane Maria Continues

A year following Hurricane Maria, Federation’s support is continuing to make a difference in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Copy of Kick Off the New Year with The Women’s Event

Copy of Kick Off the New Year with The Women’s Event

Register now for this year’s Federation Women’s Philanthropy brunch on Wednesday, November 14. Randi Zuckerberg, founder and CEO of Zuckerberg Media, Editor-in-Chief of the digital lifestyle website Dot Complicated and best-selling author, is the keynote speaker.
36 Miami Lions Attended International Lion of Judah Conference

36 Miami Lions Attended International Lion of Judah Conference

Thirty-six Miami Jewish women joined 1,300 others from around the world to celebrate the power of women’s philanthropy at the International Lion of Judah Conference, September 11-13 in Washington, D.C.
Diller Teen Fellows Accepting Applications

Diller Teen Fellows Accepting Applications

Do you know an incredible teen committed to serving the community? Federation-funded Diller Teen Fellows, an international, immersive leadership program operated by the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), a subsidiary agency of Federation, is seeking Jewish ninth- and 10th-graders from Miami-Dade County to participate in a 15-month pluralistic, informal Jewish educational program.
Israel Safe Haven for Olim from Ukraine and Germany

Israel Safe Haven for Olim from Ukraine and Germany

The Jewish Agency for Israel, one of Federation’s overseas partner agencies, recently helped 200 new immigrants relocate from Ukraine and Germany to Israel. In 2015, Ukraine was the second-largest source of aliyah, with some 7,000 olim (new immigrants) moving to Israel, compared to 2,000 just two years prior.
Giving Back Meets Back-to-School

Giving Back Meets Back-to-School

Not too long ago, parents were stocking up on school supplies for the new school year. But for many, it isn’t that easy, and back-to-school season presents financial challenges for families around the globe. Federation, through our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), and other Jewish organizations, made sure that two dozen Ukrainian families received backpacks full of school supplies for their children.
Spiritual Care Program Seeks Volunteers

Spiritual Care Program Seeks Volunteers

Looking for a meaningful volunteer experience? Federation’s Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support and Jewish Volunteer Center present Refuat Ha-Nefesh Spiritual Care Program, a life-changing opportunity to bring comfort, spiritual solace and joy to people in need.
Create a Jewish Legacy Continues to Reach Goals

Create a Jewish Legacy Continues to Reach Goals

A hearty yasher koach and thank you to who all who have participated so far in Create a Jewish Legacy (CJL). Because of their commitments to support the Jewish community, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s LIFE & LEGACY initiative has provided nearly $300,000 in incentive grants to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s partnering organizations.
Community Security Conference and Workshop a Success!

Community Security Conference and Workshop a Success!

Last week, 120 people, representing more than two dozen organizations, discussed security best practices at the first Community Security Conference and Workshop, presented by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Office of Community Security and the Anti-Defamation League.
Bring the Miami Service Challenge to Your Organization

Bring the Miami Service Challenge to Your Organization

Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) is taking its popular volunteer programming one step further with its Miami Service Challenge, which encourages local groups to participate in rewarding service projects.
Sunset Over Miami Is a “Must” for Real Estate Pros

Sunset Over Miami Is a “Must” for Real Estate Pros

Real estate professionals, don’t miss the 19th Annual Sunset Over Miami, the highly popular networking event presented by Federation’s Real Estate Division.
Miami’s Three Jewish Community Centers Are Buzzing with Activity

Miami’s Three Jewish Community Centers Are Buzzing with Activity

From preschool and afterschool programs to adult education and much more, Miami’s three Jewish community centers are buzzing with activity! Last year, the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign provided more than $2.2 million in vital support to the Michael-Ann Russell JCC in North Dade, the Miami Beach JCC, and the Dave & Mary Alper JCC in South Dade.
Art Therapy for Holocaust Survivors Provides New Skills, New Friends

Art Therapy for Holocaust Survivors Provides New Skills, New Friends

Did you know Federation and our partner agency, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), have been supporting Argentina’s Jewish community for the past 15 years? Many of these families have such limited incomes that they are unable to provide financial support for their aging family members.
Florida’s Hillels Help College Students Sustain a Jewish Life

Florida’s Hillels Help College Students Sustain a Jewish Life

As Jewish students across Florida are returning to college campuses, Hillels are ready to welcome them back to Jewish life on campus. From Tallahassee to Tampa, from Gainesville to the Gables, the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign supports seven Hillels across Florida and countless more nationwide.
Help PJ Library Fill Food Baskets for Local Seniors

Help PJ Library Fill Food Baskets for Local Seniors

With the High Holidays approaching, it’s important to make time for a mitzvah, especially one that can involve the children in your life. Join PJ Library at the annual Jewish Community Services (JCS) Milk & Honey event.
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Cards For Good

Cards For Good

Send well wishes and support those in need by purchasing a Tzedakah Fund Card.

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Make Way For Women

Make Way For Women

The Women's Amutot Initiative makes a difference in Israeli women's lives.

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