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Give Miami Day Raises $476,000 for Federation

Give Miami Day Raises $476,000 for Federation

Thank you, Miami! Because of your generous donations, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation topped the leaderboard with a total of $476,000 in donations on Give Miami Day.
Five Miami Jewish Day Schools Integrate Blended Learning

Five Miami Jewish Day Schools Integrate Blended Learning

Five Federation-funded Jewish day schools are adopting a cutting-edge approach to Jewish education known as “blended learning,” which combines traditional instruction with digital tools to provide highly personalized student experiences and introduce new models for lifelong learning. Called JBlendMiami, this technique enables students to learn at their own pace, aligned to their personal learning style.
Hillel Opens Its Doors at FIU

Hillel Opens Its Doors at FIU

Students at Florida International University (FIU) now have a dedicated Hillel to call their own, thanks to your ongoing support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.
Calling All Miami-Dade College Students!

Calling All Miami-Dade College Students!

Do you know an exceptional, career-minded college student in Miami-Dade County? Onward Israel is now accepting applications.
New JCC Opens in Kiev, Ukraine

New JCC Opens in Kiev, Ukraine

Your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign support Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) both locally and around the world, including Kiev’s brand-new Halom Jewish Community Center.
Celebrate CJL’s Five-Year Anniversary!

Celebrate CJL’s Five-Year Anniversary!

Join Federation on Wednesday, November 30 at Temple Beth Sholom to celebrate the five-year anniversary of Create a Jewish Legacy (CJL). Your generosity and commitment to creating a vibrant Jewish future has resulted in more than $40 million in estimated expected gifts to our community.
Make An Impactful Donation on Give Miami Day

Make An Impactful Donation on Give Miami Day

Mark your calendar now and plan to make a donation to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign on Give Miami Day, an annual community-wide day of online matched giving, on Thursday, November 16.
Iris Yerucham Hotel Awarded Four-Star Status

Iris Yerucham Hotel Awarded Four-Star Status

Mazel tov to Israel’s Desert Iris Hotel in Miami’s partner city of Yerucham, which was recently awarded 4-star status by the Israel Ministry of Tourism!
Join Us On Give Miami Day

Join Us On Give Miami Day

Did you know that every Federation-designated donation between $25 and $10,000 made through GiveMiamiDay.org on Thursday, November 17 will result in a bonus gift for our campaign?
Give Miami Day is Next Thursday!

Give Miami Day is Next Thursday!

Boost the impact of your donation to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation by contributing on Give Miami Day. Every Federation-designated donation between $25 and $10,000 made through GiveMiamiDay.org on Thursday, November 16 will result in a bonus gift for our Campaign.
Everything but the Turkey Volunteers Will Cook Up Thanksgiving Cheer for Miami’s Homeless

Everything but the Turkey Volunteers Will Cook Up Thanksgiving Cheer for Miami’s Homeless

Join Federation and the Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) to share your Thanksgiving spirit with hundreds of other volunteers at the Ninth Annual Everything but the Turkey.
Fall in Love with Israel Mission a Success!

Fall in Love with Israel Mission a Success!

This week, 40 members of Federation’s South Dade community participated in the Fall in Love with Israel Mission, chaired by Adrian and Ken Dubow.
Don’t Miss the Annual Hebraica Maccabi Games

Don’t Miss the Annual Hebraica Maccabi Games

Come together as a community at the 36th Annual Hebraica Maccabi Games, taking place now through Sunday, November 26 at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center.
Argentina’s Jews Gather for Rosh Hashanah Celebration

Argentina’s Jews Gather for Rosh Hashanah Celebration

Roughly 50,000 Argentine Jews recently gathered in the streets of Buenos Aires for Rosh Hashanah Urbano (RHU), the largest Jewish cultural event in South America.
Job-hunting? JWorks Miami Can Help!

Job-hunting? JWorks Miami Can Help!

Last year, more than 150 Jewish job-seekers found employment after receiving job counseling and placement assistance from JWorks Miami, a community employment program of Federation and Jewish Community Services of South Florida.
Ukrainian Special Needs Children Get Help from Horses

Ukrainian Special Needs Children Get Help from Horses

Thanks to your support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, Ukrainian children with special needs are participating in a unique horse therapy program.
Support Federation on Give Miami Day

Support Federation on Give Miami Day

Mark your calendar now and plan to make a donation to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign on Give Miami Day, an annual community-wide day of online matched giving, on Thursday, November 17.
Commemorate Kristallnacht with the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Commemorate Kristallnacht with the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Join hundreds of community members and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach to commemorate “Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust” on Thursday, November 9 at 6 p.m. at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach.
All You Need to Know About Voting

All You Need to Know About Voting

As the public affairs and advocacy arm of Federation, the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is educating members of the community about how, when and where to vote in the upcoming election.
High Holiday Welcome Program Attracts Miami’s Unaffiliated Jews

High Holiday Welcome Program Attracts Miami’s Unaffiliated Jews

Thanks to community support of the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign, more than 2,500 participants in Federation’s High Holiday Welcome Program were able to experience the uplifting spirituality of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur 5777.
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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