In March 2013, 15 teenagers from Pardes Channa-Karkur, Israel, went on a 10-day trip to Ethiopia, on a mission called “Roots,” to gain a better understanding of the sacrifices and difficulties their parents and grandparents had to endure to give them a more prosperous life as Israelis.
From the Yiddish Theater and nickelodeons to Hollywood and Broadway, the Jewish people have made tremendous contributions to the world of entertainment. Through the month of May, Jewish American Heritage Month (JAHM) honors the Jewish fingerprint upon the nation’s popular culture.
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is joining with other Jewish organizations across America to ask Jewish individuals over 18 years of age and of all backgrounds and interests to participate in an important new intergenerational survey. Y
Masa Israel Journey, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation/Jewish Agency for Israel-funded program that brings post-college adults on transformative experiences through Israel has two new, five-month programs available that will ignite the passions of anyone with an interest in Judaic studies, Israel, organic living and wine—Israel Wine Experience and LaMidbar.
One hundred thirty local residents will assemble on March 28 and become part of a legacy that changed modern Jewish education, as they depart on the 25th annual March of the Living, a two-week journey to Poland and Israel.
More than six years ago, Miami’s Jewish community established a long-term partnership with the Israeli town of Yerucham, located in the Negev Desert. Michael Biton, Yerucham’s mayor, was recently in the U.S. and stopped in Miami to discuss the past five years of partnership and what’s ahead for the Miami-Yerucham connection.
Hundreds of South Floridians will gather at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Sunday, April 7, at 6:30 p.m., to remember the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust in observance of Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Remembrance Day).
Job seekers interested in attending short-term programs that will enable them to upgrade their skills and become more marketable may apply for training grants through ParnossahWorks Miami, a partnership between Jewish Community Services of South Florida and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation that helps job seekers gain immediate access to available job opportunities.
In preparation for Super Sunday on March 10, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Youth Ambassadors are planning, collecting and rallying at their schools for Miami’s largest annual Jewish community phonathon.
This year, Miami’s largest annual Jewish community phonathon will be more social than ever, as the Greater Miami Jewish Federation celebrates its 75th and Israel’s 65th birthdays with tweets, hashtags, check-ins and status updates at Super Sunday.
Super Sunday, the Miami Jewish community’s largest annual fundraising phonathon, was energized this year by a significant increase in the amount of money pledged to the 2013 Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign.
The Jewish Volunteer Center of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the central clearinghouse for volunteerism in Miami’s Jewish community, is always looking for individuals, families and groups who would like to get involved and help local nonprofit organizations.
The Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is now accepting nominations for its 2013 Outstanding Volunteer Award. This annual award recognizes and honors the efforts of people in Miami’s Jewish community who are dedicated to making a difference in the lives of others and improving the world through volunteerism.
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.