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Scholarship Assistance

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation offers need-based assistance for Miami-Dade County residents, ages 15-26. Funding is one time only, and awards are based on need and length of an approved Israel program, which must contain Jewish educational content. Applicants must complete and return an application, along with their family's financial information (IRS form 1040), and a letter of acceptance or invoice from the program.

Application and Criteria

Israel Programs Scholarship Application

For more information, contact us at IsraelOverseas@JewishMiami.org or 786.866.8431.

Interest-free loans can be obtained from the Hebrew Free Loan Association. Read more at http://hebrewloan.org/web/

Masa has need-based scholarships as well for those attending its long-term Israel programs. Go to www.masaisrael.org for more information.

On the Ground in Israel

On the Ground in Israel

With air raid sirens blaring incessantly in Israel as thousands of rockets from the Gaza Strip continue to target civilians throughout the country, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation overseas partners were able to activate immediately to provide assistance throughout the country.

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Helping Victims of Terror

Helping Victims of Terror

Through the Funds for the Victims of Terror, Israelis experiencing trauma and loss due to the recent bombings are already receiving help.

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JCRC Statement on Israel

JCRC Statement on Israel

Federation and its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) strongly condemn the barrage of rocket fire in Israel from Gaza by Hamas and Islamic Jihad terrorists.

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Thank Our Elected Officials

Thank Our Elected Officials

As the crisis in Israel escalates, Federation’s JCRC is grateful for the support of our elected officials from Miami-Dade County and South Florida.

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