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Federation is working to build a strong Jewish future by offering various opportunities for Israel experiences. Living in Israel and participating on a program can be transformative for many young adults. Read personal accounts about these experiences and stay up-to-date on what it is like living in Israel.

Miami Birthright Israel Participant Reflects On “Mind Blowing” Experience

Jul 9, 2013

Miami Birthright Israel Participant Reflects On “Mind Blowing” Experience

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation partnered with Taglit-Birthright Israel to provide an exclusive Miami community Birthright experience for young adults ages 22 to 26 from Sunday, June 2, 2013 to Thursday, June 13, 2013.
Documenting Otzma

Jun 7, 2013

Documenting Otzma

Otzma has been a truly unique and multifaceted experience. We move from city to city and from adventure to adventure. I decided to join the Israeli Media Fellowship project to boost my Israel experience and was given a creative project to complete. I had to make a video series describing my journey.
Combatting BDS

Combatting BDS

The Movement to Delegitimize Israel: Current State-of-Play of Boycotts, Divestments & Sanctions Movement will have breakout sessions facilitated by various local Jewish organizations.

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Never Forget

Never Forget

Through films, lectures and discussions, Holocaust Education Week will highlight the stories of survivors and examine the legacy of the Holocaust.

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Supporting Women

Supporting Women

This year, the Women’s Amutot Initiative allocated nearly $300,000 from the 2018 Annual Federation/UJA Campaign to 26 organizations.

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Helping the Hungry

Helping the Hungry

The Bonwitt Family spent a day volunteering at The Jaffa Institute, giving their children a chance to see Federation dollars at work.

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