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Five Miami Jewish Day Schools Integrate Blended Learning

Five Miami Jewish Day Schools Integrate Blended Learning

Five Federation-funded Jewish day schools are adopting a cutting-edge approach to Jewish education known as “blended learning,” which combines traditional instruction with digital tools to provide highly personalized student experiences and introduce new models for lifelong learning. Called JBlendMiami, this technique enables students to learn at their own pace, aligned to their personal learning style.

Federation’s Tzedakah Fund Provides Emergency Assistance

Federation’s Tzedakah Fund Provides Emergency Assistance

Every year, Federation’s Tzedakah Fund provides emergency assistance to Jews in Miami, helping with everything from basic necessities to indigent burials and more.

Give Miami Day Raises $476,000 for Federation

Give Miami Day Raises $476,000 for Federation

Thank you, Miami! Because of your generous donations, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation topped the leaderboard with a total of $476,000 in donations on Give Miami Day.

Standing in Unity, Embracing Diversity

Standing in Unity, Embracing Diversity

Prior to and after the election, we have seen a significant uptick in divisive and hateful rhetoric. According to the anti-intolerance watchdog, the Southern Poverty Law Center, more than 400 incidents of harassment, including racist, anti-Muslim and anti-Semitic acts, have been reported.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Helps Israel Recover From Devastating Fires

Greater Miami Jewish Federation Helps Israel Recover From Devastating Fires

In response to the fires that burned across Israel during five days in November, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and our overseas partners are helping Israelis recover from the widespread devastation.

With Hopes for a Brighter Tomorrow, We Stand in Solidarity With the Cuban Community

With Hopes for a Brighter Tomorrow, We Stand in Solidarity With the Cuban Community

Miami's Cuban and Jewish Communities have long enjoyed a close affinity with one another and stand in strong solidarity.

Hillel Opens Its Doors at FIU

Hillel Opens Its Doors at FIU

Students at Florida International University (FIU) now have a dedicated Hillel to call their own, thanks to your ongoing support of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign.

Calling All Miami-Dade College Students!

Calling All Miami-Dade College Students!

Do you know an exceptional, career-minded college student in Miami-Dade County? Onward Israel is now accepting applications.

A Statement from the Federation Regarding the Reprehensible Acts of Vandalism and the Death Threats Against Reform Jewish Leaders Found at Kehilat Ra'anan - Beit Samueli

A Statement from the Federation Regarding the Reprehensible Acts of Vandalism and the Death Threats Against Reform Jewish Leaders Found at Kehilat Ra'anan - Beit Samueli

Together with the Jewish Federations of North America, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation condemns the reprehensible acts of vandalism and the death threats against Reform Jewish leaders found at Kehilat Ra'anan - Beit Samueli, a Reform synagogue in Ra'anana, Israel.

Join Us On Give Miami Day

Join Us On Give Miami Day

Did you know that every Federation-designated donation between $25 and $10,000 made through GiveMiamiDay.org on Thursday, November 17 will result in a bonus gift for our campaign?

Iris Yerucham Hotel Awarded Four-Star Status

Iris Yerucham Hotel Awarded Four-Star Status

Mazel tov to Israel’s Desert Iris Hotel in Miami’s partner city of Yerucham, which was recently awarded 4-star status by the Israel Ministry of Tourism!

New JCC Opens in Kiev, Ukraine

New JCC Opens in Kiev, Ukraine

Your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign support Jewish Community Centers (JCCs) both locally and around the world, including Kiev’s brand-new Halom Jewish Community Center.

Make An Impactful Donation on Give Miami Day

Make An Impactful Donation on Give Miami Day

Mark your calendar now and plan to make a donation to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign on Give Miami Day, an annual community-wide day of online matched giving, on Thursday, November 16.

Celebrate CJL’s Five-Year Anniversary!

Celebrate CJL’s Five-Year Anniversary!

Join Federation on Wednesday, November 30 at Temple Beth Sholom to celebrate the five-year anniversary of Create a Jewish Legacy (CJL). Your generosity and commitment to creating a vibrant Jewish future has resulted in more than $40 million in estimated expected gifts to our community.

Don’t Miss the Annual Hebraica Maccabi Games

Don’t Miss the Annual Hebraica Maccabi Games

Come together as a community at the 36th Annual Hebraica Maccabi Games, taking place now through Sunday, November 26 at the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center.

Everything but the Turkey Volunteers Will Cook Up Thanksgiving Cheer for Miami’s Homeless

Everything but the Turkey Volunteers Will Cook Up Thanksgiving Cheer for Miami’s Homeless

Join Federation and the Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) to share your Thanksgiving spirit with hundreds of other volunteers at the Ninth Annual Everything but the Turkey.

Give Miami Day is Next Thursday!

Give Miami Day is Next Thursday!

Boost the impact of your donation to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation by contributing on Give Miami Day. Every Federation-designated donation between $25 and $10,000 made through GiveMiamiDay.org on Thursday, November 16 will result in a bonus gift for our Campaign.

Fall in Love with Israel Mission a Success!

Fall in Love with Israel Mission a Success!

This week, 40 members of Federation’s South Dade community participated in the Fall in Love with Israel Mission, chaired by Adrian and Ken Dubow.

Argentina’s Jews Gather for Rosh Hashanah Celebration

Argentina’s Jews Gather for Rosh Hashanah Celebration

Roughly 50,000 Argentine Jews recently gathered in the streets of Buenos Aires for Rosh Hashanah Urbano (RHU), the largest Jewish cultural event in South America.

Job-hunting? JWorks Miami Can Help!

Job-hunting? JWorks Miami Can Help!

Last year, more than 150 Jewish job-seekers found employment after receiving job counseling and placement assistance from JWorks Miami, a community employment program of Federation and Jewish Community Services of South Florida.

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