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Join us for “Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust”

Join us for “Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust”

Join Federation and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach for “Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust” on Sunday, November 6 at 6 p.m.
Don’t Miss This Year’s Women’s Event!

Don’t Miss This Year’s Women’s Event!

For both first-timers and seasoned veterans, this year’s Women's Event brunch, featuring guest speaker actress Debra Messing is a "can't miss."
Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Our Jewish Community Relations Council Condemn UNESCO Resolution

Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Our Jewish Community Relations Council Condemn UNESCO Resolution

The United Nations Education, Science and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) resolution, adopted earlier this week by its Executive Board regarding the Temple Mount and Israel’s most holy sites, is unconscionable and outrageous in its indisputable revisionist history and anti-Zionist language.
Seven Local Nonprofits Received Miami Service Challenge Grants

Seven Local Nonprofits Received Miami Service Challenge Grants

Thanks to Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) and funding from Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Florida, seven local nonprofits received Miami Service Challenge grants to participate in rewarding community service projects.
Join Federation and Friends at the North Dade Business Breakfast

Join Federation and Friends at the North Dade Business Breakfast

Mark your calendars for our next great networking event! Federation and our Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) invite you to the North Dade Business Breakfast on Friday, November 4 at 7:30 a.m. at Skylake Synagogue.
Don’t Miss Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust

Don’t Miss Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust

Join hundreds of community members and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach to commemorate “Kristallnacht: The Spark That Ignited the Holocaust” on Sunday, November 6 at 6 p.m.
Be Part of the Jewish Community's Response to Help Victims of Hurricane Matthew

Be Part of the Jewish Community's Response to Help Victims of Hurricane Matthew

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation has established an Emergency Relief Fund to assist those affected by Hurricane Matthew in Haiti and other communities. One hundred percent of this Jewish response to Hurricane Matthew will provide critically needed aid to those in Haiti and other areas.
Make a Difference During the Jewish Holidays

Make a Difference During the Jewish Holidays

The Jewish holidays are a meaningful time to make a difference in the lives of others through tzedakah. When you donate to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign, you are supporting humanitarian, social-service, educational and identity-building programs for Jews in Miami, in Israel and in more than 70 other countries worldwide.
Yerucham Science Center Staff Trains Miami Teachers

Yerucham Science Center Staff Trains Miami Teachers

Miami’s Jewish community recently witnessed firsthand one of the many successes of our people-to-people partnership with Yerucham when the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), a Federation subsidiary agency, hosted a group from the Yerucham Science Center.
Federation Supports Local Aging Jews

Federation Supports Local Aging Jews

More than 30 percent of Jewish households in Miami with people over age 75 require in-home healthcare, help with senior transportation, meal delivery or other social services.
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.
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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