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Celebrating Tu B’Shvat in Ukraine

Celebrating Tu B’Shvat in Ukraine

Jewish residents in Ukraine recently celebrated Tu B’Shvat with programs that foster connections and Jewish identity.
The Network’s Leadership Development Institute Gives Back

The Network’s Leadership Development Institute Gives Back

The Network, Federation’s under-45 division, recently gathered 40 members of its Leadership Development Institute (LDI) to pack Shabbat baskets for those in need. LDI, the leadership-development and community-building program, brings participants together to learn, grow, network and strengthen community.
February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month

February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month

February is Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month (JDAIM). This worldwide effort advocates for making Jewish life accessible for all.
Job Seekers Get Help with Social Media Through JWorks

Job Seekers Get Help with Social Media Through JWorks

Attention job seekers! JWorks Miami, a community employment program provided through a partnership of Federation and our beneficiary agency, Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS), invites you to attend its free Social Media Job Search Skills workshop.
Join Us for The Main Event on Tuesday, February 12

Join Us for The Main Event on Tuesday, February 12

Join us at The Main Event on Tuesday, February 12 at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
International Lion of Judah Conference Brings Together Women Philanthropists

International Lion of Judah Conference Brings Together Women Philanthropists

More than 1,400 Jewish women philanthropists from all around the world, gathered this week at the International Lion of Judah Conference (ILOJC) held in Hollywood FL.
Holocaust Education Week Begins Sunday, January 27

Holocaust Education Week Begins Sunday, January 27

HOLOCAUST EDUCATION WEEK begins Sunday, January 27. This community-wide program will examine the Holocaust from cultural, academic and personal perspectives using films, lectures and discussions.
Have You Been Affected by the Government Shutdown?

Have You Been Affected by the Government Shutdown?

Have you been affected by the government shutdown? If so, Federation and Jewish Community Services are here to help. If you or someone you know is in need of interest-free loans, food or other support, call 305.576.6550.
Help is Available for Those Affected by the Government Shutdown

Help is Available for Those Affected by the Government Shutdown

As the government shutdown enters its fifth week, Federal employees and their families are struggling. With no money coming in and no clear end date in sight, anxiety is building across our community.
Join Us For The Main Event on Tuesday, February 12 at 6 p.m.

Join Us For The Main Event on Tuesday, February 12 at 6 p.m.

Join us to celebrate Israel at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Main Event on Tuesday, Feb 12 at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Downtown Miami.
Miami/Yerucham Partnership Seeks Grant Proposals

Miami/Yerucham Partnership Seeks Grant Proposals

Federation’s Miami/Yerucham Partnership Committee is seeking grant proposals for programs that strengthen the strategic partnership between the two cities.
Federation’s Mishkan Miami Provides Comfort to Hospitalized Patients

Federation’s Mishkan Miami Provides Comfort to Hospitalized Patients

Federation’s Mishkan Miami: The Jewish Connection for Spiritual Support offers hospitalized patients and their families guidance, comfort and inspiration.
Mitzvah Day for Bonwitt Family Shows Federation Dollars at Work

Mitzvah Day for Bonwitt Family Shows Federation Dollars at Work

Your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign help make a difference in the lives of aging Israelis. Last year, nearly 300 of Israel’s neediest elderly, many of whom are Holocaust survivors, received nutritious food parcels twice a month.
Join JCRC and ADL for a Community-Wide Forum on BDS on Wednesday, January 16

Join JCRC and ADL for a Community-Wide Forum on BDS on Wednesday, January 16

Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will join forces on Wednesday, January 16 for a community-wide forum on the critical issue of BDS at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Sholom.
Helping Israeli Women

Helping Israeli Women

This year, the Women’s Amutot Initiative allocated nearly $300,000 from the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign to 26 organizations that improve the lives of Israeli women.
Plan to Attend Holocaust Education Week, January 27 to February 1

Plan to Attend Holocaust Education Week, January 27 to February 1

Join the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach for HOLOCAUST EDUCATION WEEK from Sunday, January 27 to Friday, February 1.
Women’s Impact Initiative Announces 2019 Grants

Women’s Impact Initiative Announces 2019 Grants

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Impact Initiative announced $53,000 in grants to be distributed to 11 local agencies that support the unique needs of Jewish women and girls in Miami-Dade County.
Jewish Teens Can Give Back With Hands-On Community Service on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jewish Teens Can Give Back With Hands-On Community Service on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jewish teens looking for a meaningful volunteer experience can be part of J-Serve 2019 on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 21 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Grandparents and Grandchildren Visit Israel Together as Part of an Innovative Program

Grandparents and Grandchildren Visit Israel Together as Part of an Innovative Program

Participants from the G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative recently returned from an amazing week of discovery, exploration and volunteering in Israel.
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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