Jewish Community Heroes is a national initiative recognizing individuals who are bettering their communities through service. Nominations and votes for noteworthy individuals are now being accepted. Last year’s effort attracted over a half million votes.
Members of the Politano family from North Dade recently took part in the annual Jewish Community Services of South Florida “Milk & Honey” program, which delivers kosher food baskets to seniors and others in need during the High Holidays.
Since its launch in Spring 2010, ParnossahWorks — an online job service and initiative of F•E•G•S Health and Human Services System — has posted more than 100 jobs online, and more new job seekers sign up on the website every day.
Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, participating Miami-Dade County synagogues, Jewish day schools and agencies, as well as worshippers throughout the community for a special Shabbat celebration on Friday and Saturday, February 19 and 20.
As part of the Jewish community’s response to the massive earthquake on January 12 in Haiti, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is collecting funds to provide immediate humanitarian aid to earthquake victims and their families. One hundred percent of all contributions to this fund are being allocated directly to the relief effort.
If you’re a college student, here’s a chance to make your spring break much more meaningful with an Alternative Spring Break (ASB), presented by the Jewish National Fund, in partnership with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Jewish Volunteer Center, and the Israel and Overseas Department.
The University of Miami’s study-abroad campus in Israel — UGalilee — is offering a unique opportunity for students to study for the Spring 2010 semester in the north of Israel, the birthplace of Rabbinic Judaism and early Christianity.
With so many families struggling to pay for even the most basic necessities, finding dollars to send a child to college can be even more challenging. But thanks to the Jewish Educational Loan Fund (JELF), some Miami-Dade County students were able to find the “last dollars” they needed to participate in higher education.
The Mission of the Greater Miami Jewish 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.