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Register for March of the Living Today!

Register for March of the Living Today!

The Leo Martin March of the Living is now accepting applications for the April 2019 trip. The impactful six-month educational program includes a two-week journey to Poland and Israel.
Reserve Your High Holidays Seats Now!

Reserve Your High Holidays Seats Now!

Reservations can now be made for the High Holiday Welcome Program, which offers limited, free seating at synagogue services to unaffiliated members of our community.
Federation Helps Provide Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Experiences

Federation Helps Provide Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Experiences

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.
Federation Encourages Medical Students to Pursue Education in the Negev

Federation Encourages Medical Students to Pursue Education in the Negev

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 Helps Increase Voter Registration

Federation Helps Increase Voter Registration

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.
Gift of Israel Savings Program Provides an Opportunity to Experience Israel

Gift of Israel Savings Program Provides an Opportunity to Experience Israel

Federation partners with local synagogues to fund the Gift of Israel Savings program to ensure that every young adult has the opportunity to experience Israel.
Miami Grandparents and Their Grandchildren Team Up For G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative

Miami Grandparents and Their Grandchildren Team Up For G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative

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.
Federated System Supports Southern Israel Amidst Hamas Attacks

Federated System Supports Southern Israel Amidst Hamas Attacks

This past week, Hamas intensified its attacks on Israel’s southern border from Gaza, launching nearly 200 rockets at civilian targets, sending families running to bomb shelters.
Are You Looking for a Spiritual Connection this Jewish New Year?

Are You Looking for a Spiritual Connection this Jewish New Year?

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.
Federation Helps Strengthen Israeli Youth-at-Risk

Federation Helps Strengthen Israeli Youth-at-Risk

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.
Women’s Impact Iniatiative Now Accepting Applications

Women’s Impact Iniatiative Now Accepting Applications

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.
Miami’s Jewish Community to Benefit from New Cultural and Education Center at MAR-JCC

Miami’s Jewish Community to Benefit from New Cultural and Education Center at MAR-JCC

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
Find a Synagogue for the High Holidays

Find a Synagogue for the High Holidays

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.
Federation Agencies Create Community Across the Globe

Federation Agencies Create Community Across the Globe

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.
Federation’s Office of Community Security Help Educate Local Institutions

Federation’s Office of Community Security Help Educate Local Institutions

Federation's Office of Community Security (OCS) is collaborating with our partner agencies to provide strategic guidance to our local institutions.
Jewish Incubator Grants: Now Accepting Applications

Jewish Incubator Grants: Now Accepting Applications

Federation is now accepting applications for its 2019 Jewish Incubator Grants, which will award nonprofits eager to strengthen Miami’s Jewish community through innovative and impactful programs.
Jewish Community Relations Council Educating Our Community

Jewish Community Relations Council Educating Our Community

With election season on the horizon, Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) is pursuing a multi-pronged approach toward educating our community.
Federation Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Federation Earns 4-Star Rating from Charity Navigator

Federation has once again earned a 4-star rating — the highest possible — from Charity Navigator, America’s largest independent evaluator of charities. What does this mean to you?
More than 500 Impoverished Jews in Argentina Received Hunger Relief

More than 500 Impoverished Jews in Argentina Received Hunger Relief

Thanks to your donation to Federation’s Annual Campaign, more than 500 impoverished Jews in Argentina received hunger relief through the Mezonot.
Yerucham’s Robotics Team Leads JCC Robotics Camp

Yerucham’s Robotics Team Leads JCC Robotics Camp

The world of automation has come alive for 40 school-age campers at Miami’s three Federation-supported Jewish community centers (JCCs) through a series of week-long Robotics Camp sessions.
35th Annual Judicial Reception

35th Annual Judicial Reception

Join Federation Attorneys’ Division at the 35th Annual Judicial Reception on Monday, April 1, at 5:30 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown.

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Thank You to Our Community

Thank You to Our Community

More than 800 donors helped raise nearly $600,000 for the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.

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Supporting Businesses in Israel

Supporting Businesses in Israel

Your donations help Israeli entrepreneurs make their dreams a reality.

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Celebrating Shabbat

Celebrating Shabbat

Patients at Nicklaus Children’s Hospital can now celebrate Shabbat with their families while hospitalized.

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