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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.
Young Lion of Judah Looking for Exceptional B’nai Mitzvah Students

Young Lion of Judah Looking for Exceptional B’nai Mitzvah Students

Do you know a Bar or Bat Mitzvah student looking for a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to volunteer and learn with Holocaust survivors? Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach are now accepting B’nai Mitzvah students for the Young Lion of Judah Program.
Community Memorial Service for President Shimon Peres z”l Rescheduled for Thursday, October 13

Community Memorial Service for President Shimon Peres z”l Rescheduled for Thursday, October 13

Due to the arrival of Hurricane Matthew, the Community Memorial Service for Israeli President Shimon Peres, of blessed memory, has been rescheduled for Thursday, October 13, beginning at 7:00 p.m. at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, 20400 Northeast 30th Avenue, Aventura.
Debra Messing Shares Her Jewish Story at The Women’s Event

Debra Messing Shares Her Jewish Story at The Women’s Event

Don’t miss the chance to hear from keynote speaker and Emmy Award winner Debra Messing, who will share her powerful Jewish story at Federation’s Women’s Event on Friday, November 18 at the Hilton Miami Downtown, chaired by Corey Feinsilver.
Helping Shoah Survivors Around the World

Helping Shoah Survivors Around the World

Because of your support, Holocaust survivors know they are never alone. Through the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, Federation’s overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), in partnership with the Claims Conference, these frail and elderly Jews receive holistic care and critical services in cities across the globe.
L’Shanah Tovah!

L’Shanah Tovah!

On behalf of the Officers, Board of Directors and Staff of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, we extend our warmest wishes to you for a sweet New Year. May you and your loved ones be written in the Book of Life and sealed for a year of health, happiness and peace. L’Shanah Tovah 5777! Click here to watch a sweet video.
Don’t Miss The Women’s Event!

Don’t Miss The Women’s Event!

There’s still time to register for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Event, featuring Emmy Award-winning actress Debra Messing! Join hundreds of women for an inspirational and empowering morning on Friday, November 18.
Join Us for the Second Annual Communal Kever Avot

Join Us for the Second Annual Communal Kever Avot

The High Holiday season is the time when we remember those who have had a significant impact upon us, especially those loved ones who are no longer with us. Join Federation’s Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support at a special communal memorial service on Sunday, October 9 at four local cemeteries.
Federation Mourns the Passing of Shimon Peres

Federation Mourns the Passing of Shimon Peres

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation deeply mourns the passing of Shimon Peres, z”l, universally recognized as one of Israel’s greatest leaders and a dear friend to Miami's Jewish community.
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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