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OLAM: Looking For Leaders Now!

OLAM: Looking For Leaders Now!

Are you interested in being a leader in Miami’s Jewish community? OLAM, Federation’s Leadership Development Program, is now accepting applications.
Women’s Amutot Initiative Helps Israelis Dealing With Domestic Abuse

Women’s Amutot Initiative Helps Israelis Dealing With Domestic Abuse

Survivors of domestic violence and sexual abuse in Southern Israel receive emergency services and counseling through Maslan, a rape crisis center in the Negev, funded in part by your contributions to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.
Jews in Moldova Receive Help Thanks To You

Jews in Moldova Receive Help Thanks To You

As winter approaches, your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign help provide a lifeline for recipients like Liliya Braga, 67, who lives alone in Moldova.
Bring Holiday Happiness with JVC’s Annual Community Volunteer Days

Bring Holiday Happiness with JVC’s Annual Community Volunteer Days

On Friday, December 21; Sunday, December 23; Monday, December 24; and Tuesday, December 25, join volunteers in family-friendly activities that include preparing and serving meals, distributing donated toys at social-service agencies and spending time with hospitalized children, at-risk youth and homeless shelter residents.
Mark Your Calendar for Giving Tuesday

Mark Your Calendar for Giving Tuesday

Continue your Thanksgiving gratitude by participating in #GivingTuesday. Fueled by the power of social media and collaboration, the national movement takes place on Tuesday, November 27 and reminds us of the importance of giving.
Thank You for Your Generosity on Give Miami Day!

Thank You for Your Generosity on Give Miami Day!

Thank you for your generosity! Because of your donations, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation topped the leaderboard with a total of $743,800 raised on Give Miami Day.
New Online Series, “Federation Funds on the Run!” Premieres!

New Online Series, “Federation Funds on the Run!” Premieres!

Watch the premiere of our new online series, “Federation Funds on the Run!” featuring Federation Board Chair Jeffrey Scheck. Click here to learn how your donation to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign helps vulnerable members of our Miami community.
Join Us at the 37th Annual Hebraica Maccabi Games

Join Us at the 37th Annual Hebraica Maccabi Games

Join Federation for community and competition at the 37th Annual Hebraica Maccabi Games, taking place now through Sunday, November 25 at the Michael-Ann Russell JCC.
Federation is Collecting Funds for California Fire Victims

Federation is Collecting Funds for California Fire Victims

In the wake of the devastating fires in California, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is collecting funds to provide immediate support and relief to fire victims and their families.
Give Miami Day is November 15!

Give Miami Day is November 15!

Mark your calendar for Give Miami Day, on Thursday, November 15. Every donation between $25 and $10,000 made to Federation through GiveMiamiDay.org will receive a bonus gift from the Miami Foundation.
Jewish Grandparents: We Want to Hear From You!

Jewish Grandparents: We Want to Hear From You!

If you are a grandparent between the ages of 55 to 80 who self-identifies as Jewish, we want to hear from you. Join the thousands of people participating in the first-ever National Study of Jewish Grandparents.
Will You Be at The Women’s Event

Will You Be at The Women’s Event

The Women’s Event of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is next week! Will you be there? Chaired by Amanda Adler, the event will take place next Wednesday, November 14, at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard.
Commemorate Krisallnacht at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Commemorate Krisallnacht at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

Join Miami’s Jewish community to commemorate the 80th Anniversary of Kristallnacht, the spark that ignited the Holocaust. The program takes place on Sunday, November 11 at 6 p.m. at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach.
Only Two Weeks Until The Women’s Event

Only Two Weeks Until The Women’s Event

The Women’s Event — Federation Women’s Philanthropy annual brunch — is less than two weeks away! Chaired by Amanda Adler, the event will take place at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard, on Wednesday, November 14.
Give Back This Thanksgiving at Everything But the Turkey

Give Back This Thanksgiving at Everything But the Turkey

Don your aprons and bring your Thanksgiving spirit to the 10th Annual Everything but the Turkey. Sponsored by Federation and the Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC), this hands-on volunteer experience and food-preparation marathon will result in 1,000 pies, breads and treats for the men, women and children served by Miami Rescue Mission.
Religious Diversity: A Federation Priority

Religious Diversity: A Federation Priority

Your donation to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign helps ensure religious diversity and inclusion in Israel. Last year, Federation provided $2.7 million to a variety of programs supporting Reform, Conservative and Modern Orthodox education, which drew more 834,000 participants.
Federation’s Interfaith Solidarity Vigil Attracts Thousands

Federation’s Interfaith Solidarity Vigil Attracts Thousands

In the wake of the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history, thousands of people gathered Tuesday night at an interfaith solidarity vigil at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach.
Join Us This Tuesday At A Solidarity Vigil Against Anti-Semitism & Hate

Join Us This Tuesday At A Solidarity Vigil Against Anti-Semitism & Hate

In the wake of the largest anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history, please join us at a Community-Wide Solidarity Vigil: An Interfaith Gathering Against Anti-Semitism & Hate on Tuesday, October 30 at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, 1933-1945 Meridian Avenue from 6 to 7 p.m.
A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

A Statement from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on the Pittsburgh Synagogue Attack

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation, along with its Jewish Community Relations Council and Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami, joins Jewish communities and all people of good will in expressing our outrage and grief at this morning’s barbaric attack at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA.
Community-wide Solidarity Vigil:  An Interfaith Gathering Against Anti-Semitism & Hate

Community-wide Solidarity Vigil: An Interfaith Gathering Against Anti-Semitism & Hate

Community-Wide Solidarity Vigil:
An Interfaith Gathering Against Anti-Semitism & Hate
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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