While the rest of the world waits for a resolution to the ongoing crisis in Ukraine, people living in the region are struggling with daily challenges – and getting the assistance they need through the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign. One such recipient is 14-year-old Marianna Tikich of southeastern Ukraine.
TribeFest, the largest Jewish young adult gathering organized by The Jewish Federations of North America‘s National Young Leadership, was held in New Orleans March 16-18. Jacqueline Berenson, who serves as the Chair of Missions and Conferences for The Network, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s under 40 connection, attended TribeFest and shared her unique experience.
Do you know someone in Miami’s Jewish community who makes a difference in the lives of others through volunteerism? The Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation wants your help in recognizing an exceptional adult or teen with its 2014 Outstanding Volunteer Award.
In recognition of the Miami Jewish community’s long-time commitment to equal treatment for all Americans, Carol Brick-Turin, Director of Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council, accepted a Commendation from the City of Miami at the conclusion of Black History Month 2014.
Mitzvah Miami, the Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s volunteer program for Jewish youth, invites teenagers from across Miami-Dade County to bring smiles to families living at the Chapman Partnership for the Homeless on Sunday, April 13. The event is being coordinated by the JVC in partnership with J-Serve, an international day of service for Jewish teens.
Nearly 1,000 volunteers converged on Federation headquarters on Sunday, March 9 to raise vital funds for the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign and join in hands-on mitzvah projects as part of Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day.
As political unrest in Ukraine has escalated in recent weeks, many people have been killed or injured. The turmoil has caused food shortages, the suspension of public transportation, and growing fear, especially among the elderly. But the most vulnerable Jewish residents are receiving the critical support they need, through the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign.
The Professional Advisors Council (PAC) of The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and Temple Israel of Greater Miami will present a seminar on Estate and Tax Planning for Non-Traditional Families on Tuesday, March 4, beginning at noon at Temple Israel, 137 Northeast 19th Street, Miami.
The Attorneys’ Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will recognize the achievements of three legal luminaries -- Judge Scott M. Bernstein, Florida Supreme Court Justice R. Fred Lewis and attorney Aaron S. Podhurst -- at its 30th Anniversary Judicial Reception on Thursday, April 3, at 5:30 p.m. at Jungle Island, 1111 Parrot Jungle Trail, Miami.
The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation sends a heartfelt message of support to the members of Kehillat Ra’anana in Israel following the unconscionable and hateful vandalism of their synagogue last week, which referenced rulings by Maimonides regarding non-believers.
Just after the New Year, more than 40 young adults returned to Miami from Israel, having spent 10 days on a life-changing Taglit-Birthright Israel trip through funding from the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign. Now, even more young Jews will have the opportunity to experience our spiritual homeland for free as adults after the organization expanded its program eligibility.
Super Sunday, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s largest annual community-wide fundraising phonathon, has traditionally been a day of giving, as volunteer callers reach out to members of Miami’s Jewish community to ask for support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.
More than a dozen Miami-Dade synagogues will take part in National Human Trafficking Awareness Day, facilitated by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking.
Volunteer for a day of community service and civic pride honoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., as the Jewish Volunteer Service (JVC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation participates in the 2014 MLK Day of Service on Monday, January 20.
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and its Jewish Community Relations Council are greatly concerned that while assaults on Israel’s legitimacy were once held to the extreme margins of society, they are now seeping into mainstream discourse in academia.
Be inspired, feel empowered and enjoy friendship at The Women’s Event, Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard, with special guest speaker Fran Drescher.
Hundreds of volunteers will make the 2013 holiday season more meaningful by giving their time and energies to serving others in the community through the Fifth Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) “Season of Doing” program.
The Attorneys’ Division of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is now accepting nominations for three outstanding legal professionals to be honored at the 30th Anniversary Judicial Reception on April 3, 2014.
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is now accepting applications for Summer 1014 Jewish overnight camp scholarships for children between the ages of 8 and 17. This is the 12th year Federation is offering need-based scholarships available to Miami-Dade County families to help make Jewish overnight summer camps more affordable.
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.