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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.
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.
Miami Medical Mission

Miami Medical Mission

Register for the Federation Medical Mission to Israel, October 28-November 3, 2019.

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Bringing Israel to Miami

Bringing Israel to Miami

Six idealistic, young Israelis are bringing Israel to campers at the three local Jewish Community Centers through a program of Federation overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel.

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Girl Power

Girl Power

Tal Ohana, mayor of Federation partner city Yerucham, was recently named one of Forbes’ Israel 2019 Power Women.

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Strengthening Jewish Life

Strengthening Jewish Life

Federation overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), is helping Jewish women in Karaganda, Kazakhstan in the former Soviet Union find connection and camaraderie.

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