It may be the first week of school, but many Miami-area children are still thinking about the amazing summer they had at sleepaway camp. This past summer, Federation distributed more than $120,000 in scholarships, allowing 180 local kids to attend Jewish sleepaway camps of all religious streams.
Through the Choosing Tomorrow Medical Student Initiative, established by our overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, exemplary students in their fourth through sixth years of medical school receive educational scholarships and social entrepreneurship training each year.
Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council and Women’s Philanthropy are collaborating with the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) and United Way to assist with voter registration before the midterm elections.
Your Miami Jewish community is participating in the G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative with Federation’s Israeli partnership city of Yerucham. Recognizing that grandparents play an important role in solidifying the Jewish legacy, the innovative year-long program pairs grandparents with their pre-teen (5th-8th grade) grandchildren to explore family narratives, meaningful connections and Judaic traditions.
Make the year 5779 a time for Jewish renewal for you and your family, and a time to find personal meaning and connection with your community. Federation and the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami have compiled a directory of area synagogues to help Miami’s Jewish community find a place to worship.
Vulnerable Israeli youth ages 12-18 are receiving the attention and support they need to successfully integrate into Israeli society. Four Youth Villages, run by The Jewish Agency for Israel, Federation’s overseas partner, offer a variety of educational, clinical and social work services for those suffering from severe emotional, behavioral and family problems.
Federation continues to support and empower Jewish women and girls in Miami with the fourth cycle of the Women’s Impact Initiative grants. Past grant recipients have created programs focused on women’s health, leadership development, unemployment support, education and more.
Excitement is at a fever pitch at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center (MAR-JCC), one of three Federation-supported Miami JCCs, where campers are already enjoying the new 40,000-square-foot Feldenkreis Culture and Education Center
Are you looking for a spiritual connection this Jewish New Year? Federation and the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami have compiled a directory of area synagogues to help members of Miami’s Jewish community find a place to worship.
Jewish communities around the world are connecting in new and meaningful ways. A select group of more than 30 graduates of Yeshiva Toras Chaim Toras Emes Academy of Miami (YCTCE) recently traveled to Israel with their Rabbis and teachers for a unique learning experience.
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.