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Register Now for Free Winter 2013 Taglit-Birthright  Israel Trip

Register Now for Free Winter 2013 Taglit-Birthright
Israel Trip

Members of Miami’s Jewish community who are between the ages of 22 and 26 can now register for a free, 10-day Taglit-Birthright Israel trip to be led by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation during winter 2013. Federation is partnering with Israel Outdoors, the largest provider of Taglit-Birthright Israel trips, to offer these experiences exclusively for residents of Miami-Dade County.

Experience Israel on a Free Birthright Trip with Your Community

Experience Israel on a Free Birthright Trip with Your Community

This summer, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will lead a free, 10-day Taglit-Birthright Israel trip for members of Miami’s Jewish community who are between the ages of 22 and 26. Registration opens at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, February 15.

Federation Attorneys’ Division Speaker Series to Discuss In-House Counsel

Federation Attorneys’ Division Speaker Series to Discuss In-House Counsel

On Wednesday, February 15 from 8:00 to 9:30 a.m., the Attorneys’ Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will focus its first Speaker Series program on “How to Make In-House Counsel Happy.”

Speaker Series to Feature Three Prominent Miami Legal Experts

Speaker Series to Feature Three Prominent Miami Legal Experts

“April Showers Bring May Flowers: Benefits and Advice from the Rainmakers” is the subject of the next program in the Professional Advisory Committee Speaker Series presented by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Attorneys’ Division and The Attorneys’ Network.

Community Will Gather to Celebrate 'Shabbat Across Miami' February 24-25

Community Will Gather to Celebrate 'Shabbat Across Miami' February 24-25

Shabbat is traditionally a time of peace, contemplation and togetherness. On Friday and Saturday, February 24 and 25, hundreds of Jewish people will share this holiday together during Shabbat Across Miami, taking place at venues across Miami-Dade County.

U.S. Ambassador Hannah Rosenthal to Discuss the Fight Against Anti-Semitism

U.S. Ambassador Hannah Rosenthal to Discuss the Fight Against Anti-Semitism

On Tuesday, February 14 at 7 p.m., Ambassador Hannah Rosenthal will speak about her unique role in President Obama’s administration as the Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism, as well as the focus of her efforts over the last two years. The program is being presented by the Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

The Social Action Network of the JVC to Participate in  National Day of Service and Remembrance

The Social Action Network of the JVC to Participate in National Day of Service and Remembrance

On Sunday, September 9, the Social Action Network (ages 22-39) of the Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will participate in a meaningful volunteer opportunity at the Ronald McDonald House, a home for families whose children are patients at Holtz Children’s Hospital.

Miami Mega Mission Reaches 700 Participants!

Miami Mega Mission Reaches 700 Participants!

Miami Mega Mission 2012 now has 700 confirmed participants, making it the largest Jewish community mission to Israel in more than a decade. “The outpouring of interest and support for this trip has been overwhelming,” said Mega Mission Chair Saby Behar. “People understand that by participating in this trip, they are doing something meaningful, historic and life-changing.” The journey will take place April 22-May 1.

Follow Your Passions on Miami Mega Mission Israel 2012

Follow Your Passions on Miami Mega Mission Israel 2012

Whether it is a love of art, nature, fashion, food or technology – or any of several other subjects – participants on Miami Mega Mission Israel 2012 will have the opportunity to explore their personal interests from a uniquely Israeli perspective during the mission’s “Options Day,” Friday, April 27.

Federation Offers $80,000 in Enhancement Grants to Day Schools

Federation Offers $80,000 in Enhancement Grants to Day Schools

Underscoring Miami’s long-standing commitment to supporting high-quality Jewish educational experiences for students of all ages, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is offering a total of $80,000 in additional grants to Jewish day schools that already receive funding from the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.

The Main Event – A Night to Celebrate Community and Israel

The Main Event – A Night to Celebrate Community and Israel

On Thursday, February 16, 2012, Miami’s Jewish community will come together for one important evening – the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 2012 Main Event.

Community Members will Rise to the Occasion at the Ben-Gurion Society Event

Community Members will Rise to the Occasion at the Ben-Gurion Society Event

On Wednesday, January 25 at 7 p.m., members of the Ben-Gurion Society will come together for an evening of celebration and community at the Moore Building, located at 4040 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami. The event will feature a cocktail reception, dancing and live entertainment.

The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation PAC Seminar Series to Focus on

The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation PAC Seminar Series to Focus on "The Art of Networking"

Learn to leverage new relationships into business advantage, as a panel of prominent professionals share their secrets at a Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) Seminar Series program.

Call for Nominations for the 2013 Judicial Reception

Call for Nominations for the 2013 Judicial Reception

The Attorneys’ Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is now accepting nominations for three outstanding legal professionals to be honored at the 29th Annual Judicial Reception on January 23, 2013.

Federation’s Attorneys’ Division to Host 28th Annual Judicial Reception

Federation’s Attorneys’ Division to Host 28th Annual Judicial Reception

Hundreds of members of the Miami-Dade legal community will gather to celebrate the achievements of three dedicated professionals at the 28th Annual Judicial Reception, hosted by the Attorneys’ Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

Don’t Miss the Fourth Annual Jewish Community Volunteer Day

Don’t Miss the Fourth Annual Jewish Community Volunteer Day

On December 25, the Jewish community of Miami will once again come together to help the vulnerable and to enhance the area on the 4th Annual Jewish Community Volunteer Day, presented by the Jewish Volunteer Center of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

Federation Gardens Celebrates 30 Years of Affordable Senior Housing

Federation Gardens Celebrates 30 Years of Affordable Senior Housing

Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Federation Gardens, a Greater Miami Jewish Federation-sponsored, federally subsidized senior-housing facility, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary with a big party for the 180 residents who call it home.

Three Local Students Win Top Honors in Jewish Lens Competition

Three Local Students Win Top Honors in Jewish Lens Competition

Three Miami-Dade County middle- and high-school students took the three top honors in a nationwide “Rosh Hashanah Student Photography Contest.” Aptly themed, “New Beginnings,” the contest, sponsored by The Jewish Lens, an international educational program that integrates photography with Jewish curricula.

Ayalim – A New Zionist Model for Israel’s Growth

Ayalim – A New Zionist Model for Israel’s Growth

Like the early pioneers of Israel, who built a nation blossoming with beauty and opportunity, the young adults who participate in the Ayalim Association are helping to create a new future for Israel.

Federation to Host Pacesetter Event Thursday, December 15

Federation to Host Pacesetter Event Thursday, December 15

Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Dr. Charles Krauthammer will be the keynote speaker at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Pacesetter Event, taking place Thursday, December 15 at the Fontainebleau Miami Beach. Hundreds of people will gather for the event to support vital social services in Miami, in Israel and around the world.

The Mission of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is to mobilize human and financial resources to care for those in need, strengthen
Jewish life and advance the unity, values and shared purpose of the Jewish people in Miami, in Israel and around the world.

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