Before the journey to Israel for Miami Mega Mission 2012, join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation from April 17 to 22 for a four-day pre-mission that explores the rich Jewish heritage that thrived in Poland before World War II.
B’nai B’rith met with Pope Benedict last month at the Vatican to extend appreciation for his role in fostering Catholic-Jewish relations. The Jewish organization presented the Pope with a dove-and-olive branch gift symbolizing peace.
While communities across the Midwest struggle to recover from devastating tornadoes that have killed hundreds and left thousands homeless, the Jewish community is working together to provide much-needed humanitarian relief and assistance.
Two young Israel Defense Forces (IDF) soldiers came to visit the Greater Miami Jewish Federation earlier this month. They spoke about the army experience and their time spent on a Taglit-Birthright Israel trip.
The Jewish Volunteer Center was recently mentioned in a Miami Herald article, which highlights the works of JVC’s Lion of Young Judah, along with other local programs, and how it has played a role in the volunteer community. Check out the coverage.
Those between the ages of 22 and 39 can get connected with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Under 40 division, The Network. The Network offers social, educational, volunteer, philanthropic and leadership opportunities in Miami’s Jewish community.
As residents of Oklahoma try to deal with the effects of recent tornadoes, which have killed dozens and wreaked havoc on their communities, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is joining a national effort to provide immediate, nonsectarian aid where it is needed most.
As part of the Jewish community’s response to the deadly tornadoes that hit the Southeastern part of the United States, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has established an emergency relief fund to respond to the devastation and address the needs of affected communities.
Members of Miami’s Jewish community will come together on Thursday, May 26th for the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation to elect new officers and Board members and honor five special individuals for their dedication to the Jewish people. Chaired by Isaac K. Fisher, the buffet luncheon will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard.
The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation received a wonderful gift recently, when volunteers associated with Royal Caribbean Cruises lent a helping hand by painting and landscaping the Miami Beach landmark.
Today, more and more nonprofits are turning to the Internet as a resource to raise funds. The Greater Miami Jewish Federation has created an online application where people can easily raise money via their own personal fundraising page.
Every year as Jewish families sit down to their Passover seder and the promise is made: “Next year in Jerusalem…” The Greater Miami Jewish Federation can help Miami residents to make this dream a reality. Join Federation, community synagogues and Jewish agencies on Mega Mission to Israel in 2012.
Members of the community are invited to gather at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Sunday, May 1 to remember the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust and to show solidarity with the people of Israel during a Yom HaShoah Observance and Israel Solidarity Service.
There’s still time to register for the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, taking place Thursday, May 26 at the Hilton Miami Downtown Miami. Federation will elect new officers and Board members and honor five special individuals for their dedication to the Jewish people.
The Professional Advisory Committee (PAC) of The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will host its 2011 Spring Seminar on Thursday, April 28, at the Hilton Miami Downtown. The topic is “Planning for Life After Death: Laws of Succession vs. the New Biology.”
The Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation will hold an Intergenerational Advocacy Seder and discussion — featuring two national Jewish agencies’ perspectives on hunger and policy issues — on Thursday, April 14, beginning at noon.
It has been a decade and a half since the Greater Miami Jewish Federation organized a Mega Mission to Israel, but ask any participant from one of those overseas journeys how he or she enjoyed it, and you will get a glowing smile and an answer brimming with enthusiasm.
A yellow bus is internationally recognized as a vehicle used specifically to transport school children. Yet, on April 7, it became the intentional target of terrorists who fired a barrage of missiles and rockets from Gaza into southern Israel, including anti-tank missiles aimed directly at the bus.
Anti-Israel activists have declared March 30 as the global day of action for the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement. Boycotters have been energetically lobbying stores across North America to stop selling Israeli products.
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.