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Young Professionals: Bring Your Job to Israel this Summer with Career Passport!

Onward Israel Career Passport

Wish you could take your job remotely to Tel Aviv for a month? Now you can with Onward Israel’s Career Passport program.


If you are a Jewish young professional 22 - 32 years old, with a job that you can do remotely, this program is designed for you!

Participants receive housing in Tel Aviv and access to a co-working space, with the freedom to experience Israeli life and culture like a local.

Enjoy day trips, weekly workshops and a Shabbat retreat alongside others your age from all over North America and beyond.

Program cost includes housing in Tel Aviv for 4 weeks, educational trips and workshops, bus transit cards, and basic medical insurance. Participants are responsible for flights, food, and personal expenses.

Apply for the Summer Track by June 7 and get 50% off for a special early bird price of only $500!


Regular price: $1000, not including flights or food.


Learn more and apply here!


Applicants must not have participated in an organized program in Israel of at least 3 months’ duration.

This program is heavily subsidized by a variety of philanthropic bodies including Federation, Masa Israel Programs and the Birthright Foundation.


Dates:
Summer Track: August 22 - September 18, 2022 - early bird deadline June 7, regular price by June 17
Fall Track: October 24 - November 20, 2022 - apply by July 18
Winter Track: December 1 - December 29, 2022


Spots are limited!


Learn more and find out how to apply at the Career Passport site here


For any questions about this program, contact Lena Kushnir of Onward Israel at lenaku@onwardisrael.org.

Israeli Sephardic Music Festival featuring Kulna Yerucham

Kulna Israeli Sephardic Music Fest

Kulna is a nonprofit organization in Miami’s partner city of Yerucham in Israel's Negev region. The Kulna mission is to elevate Sephardic culture in Israeli society and educate younger generations about Judeo-Moroccan heritage both in Israel and in Morocco.

FESTIVAL SCHEDULE

Sunday, May 1, 4:00-8:30 p.m.:

Yom Ha'Atzmaut Sunset Yacht Party with Kulna and Moishe House Midtown

For Young Jewish Professionals ages 21-35
SOLD OUT

Monday, May 2, 7:00-8:30 p.m.:

Yom Ha'Atzmaut Celebration Concert with Kulna

Dave & Mary Alper JCC Miami
11155 SW 112th Ave, Miami
For information, contact Jenine Simon jsimon@alperjcc.org or at 305.271.9000 ext. 251.
Free event.
Click Here to RSVP

Tuesday, May 3, 6:00-7:00 p.m.:

Erev Yom HaZikaron Commemoration featuring Kulna

Temple Beth Sholom
4144 Chase Avenue, Miami Beach
For information, contact Mark Baranek at mark@tbsmb.org or 305.538.7241 ext. 376
Free event. Open to the public.
Free parking at North Beach Elementary School.

Wednesday, May 4, 7:30-10:00 p.m.:

Israel@74 Art, Dance and Music Kick-Off featuring Kulna

Michael-Ann Russell JCC
18900 NE 25th Avenue, N. Miami Beach
For information, email drorg@marjcc.org or call 305.932.4200 ext.165
Free event.
Click Here to RSVP

Thursday, May 5, 4:30-8:30 p.m.:

Israel 74 Independence Day Celebration featuring Kulna

Michael-Ann Russell JCC
18900 NE 25th Avenue, N. Miami Beach
For information, email drorg@marjcc.org or davids@marjcc.org or call 305.932.4200 ext.165
Free event. Open to the public.
Click here to RSVP

For more information please contact Bonnie Dawson at bdawson@gmjf.org or 786.866.8498.

If you, a family member or friend require special accommodations to attend these events, please let us know. We will do our best to assist you.

A MESSAGE FROM THE GREATER MIAMI JEWISH FEDERATION
We respectfully request that only those who are fully vaccinated or have a negative COVID-19 PCR test taken within 72 hours in advance of this event attend. We thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

Purim with the Miami-Yerucham Partnership

Meet new friends from Miami's partner city of Yerucham as we celebrate Purim together!


Monday, March 14 from 12 to 1 pm on ZOOM

The virtual program will feature two musical performances, a mixology workshop with craft cocktails/mocktails, learning, and more.

Please come in costume!

Click here to register.

Once registered, you will be sent the Zoom link and ingredients for the cocktails.

We look forward to celebrating with you!

The purpose of the Miami-Yerucham Partnership, a joint project of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and the Jewish Agency for Israel, is to build meaningful relationships in order to strengthen both communities, and to foster and develop a love of Judaism, Israel and the Jewish people. The Partnership encourages people-to-people relationships between residents of Miami and Yerucham. It also promotes mutually supportive initiatives, connecting resources and expertise to achieve sustained spiritual, social, cultural and economic growth for both communities.

To learn more about the Miami-Yerucham Partnership, click here

Sylvia Tuman College Scholarships Now Available


Attention, college and graduate students! Apply now to receive a grant from the Sylvia Tuman Scholarship Program, administered by The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.


The Sylvia Tuman Scholarship Program provides a limited number of scholarships for Jewish students who require financial assistance to further their education. Students must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college or university located in Miami-Dade or Broward counties. Preference is given to institutions in Miami-Dade County. Application deadline: May 31, 2022.


Click here
for more information and to apply.


An additional resource available for your consideration is an interest-free loan from the Hebrew Free Loan Association, a subsidiary of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. For more information, please visit https://jewishmiami.org/hfla/ or call 305-692-7555.

Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship Application Date Extended!

Spend a high school semester in Israel! The Alexander Muss High School in Israel is seeking student leaders for the 2022 Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship. Jewish students entering their sophomore or junior year of high school, residing in Miami-Dade County, and attending a public or private school are invited to apply.

The extended deadline for applications is: February 25, 2022.

For more information, visit AMHSI.org/Impact-Fellowship or contact Alicia Press at 954-817-7108 or apress@amhsi.org or Andrea Schleider at 212-472-9300 ext. 482 or aschleider@amhsi.org .

Onward Israel Summer Internship Program Applications Open

LIVE Israeli culture- immerse yourself in Tel Aviv’s vibrant nightlife, beaches, restaurants and museums with a cohort of your peers!
WORK in cutting-edge fields-business, finance, communications, non-profits, high-tech, the arts, and more!
EXPLORE Israel- through exclusive day trips, overnights and seminars!

This summer, spend eight weeks in a professional internship while living in Tel Aviv with Onward Israel! Applications are now open for the 2022 Miami Onward Israel Summer Internship Program for students attending a Miami-Dade County college or university.

Dates: June 1-July 26, 2022
Cost: Only $600 plus airfare

Eligibility Criteria:
• Underclassman attending college or university in Miami-Dade County
• Ages 18 – 30
• Must be Masa eligible
• Completed online application, see link below
• Preference given to Miami natives who will return to their Miami campus and community after the program

Application deadline is March or earlier if the program fills . Apply now as spots are filling up fast!

This highly subsidized program is supported by Federation, the Jewish Agency for Israel, the Beacon and Shapira Foundations and other philanthropists.

Click here for more information and to apply!

For more information, call 786.866.8498 or email bdawson@gmjf.org

Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships Now Available

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The Greater Miami Jewish Federation continues to make the Jewish overnight summer camp experience more affordable for Miami-Dade County families. Federation is currently accepting applications for 2022 Need-Based Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships for children between the ages of 8 and 17.

Camper Eligibility Criteria:
• Miami-Dade County resident
• Ages 8 – 17
• Completed online application, see link below
• 2020 income tax return (Form 1040)
• Camp acceptance letter or invoice

Camp Eligibility:
• Funding assistance is available for Jewish overnight camps listed on the Foundation for Jewish Camp website, click here to find an eligible camp
• summer camp must be located in the United States
• Financial assistance is limited to one session only

Application deadline is Monday, January 31, 2022 . Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Late applications will not be accepted.

Recognizing that Jewish overnight camp is a significant vehicle for Jewish engagement, the Annual Federation /UJA Campaign has allocated a significant amount of funding each year since 2002 for financial assistance. Scholarships are awarded for a variety of overnight camps from all religious streams.

Click here for more information and to apply!

Additional Funding Resources:
Foundation for Jewish Camp Scholarship Directory
• Contact your camp administrator to inquire about financial assistance
• Contact your rabbi or synagogue
• Interest free loans are available through the Hebrew Free Loan Association, 305.692.7555

For more information, call 786.866.8431 or email icohen@gmjf.org

Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship Applications Open!

Spend a high school semester in Israel!

The Alexander Muss High School in Israel is seeking student leaders for the 2022 Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship.

Jewish students entering their sophomore or junior year of high school, residing in Miami-Dade County, and attending a public or private school are invited to apply.

Applications are due January 31, 2022.

For more information, visit AMHSI.org/Impact-Fellowship or contact Alicia Press at 954-817-7108 or apress@amhsi.org or Andrea Schleider at 212-472-9300 ext. 482 or aschleider@amhsi.org .

Sylvia Tuman College Scholarships Now Available


Attention, college and graduate students! Apply now to receive a grant from the Sylvia Tuman Scholarship Program, administered by The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.


The Sylvia Tuman Scholarship Program provides a limited number of scholarships for Jewish students who require financial assistance to further their education. Students must be enrolled or accepted into an accredited undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college or university located in Miami-Dade or Broward counties.

Preference is given to institutions in Miami-Dade County.

Application deadline: June 1, 2021.

Click here for more information and to apply.


An additional resource available for your consideration is an interest-free loan from the Hebrew Free Loan Association, a subsidiary of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. For more information, please visit https://jewishmiami.org/hfla/ or call 305-692-7555.

Work Remotely in Israel with Onward Israel Career Passport

Are you a young professional who is working remotely? Bring your laptop to the beaches of Tel Aviv!

The Onward Israel Career Passport experience offers a unique experience for digital nomads and for those who are now working remotely. Work and live like a local in Israel alongside a community of other professionals from different backgrounds and industries. Come with your job and a suitcase. We’ll take care of the rest. We provide everything you need to embrace your Israel adventure.

Acceptance into the program is rolling, but applications are due March 29.

Tentative Dates: May 20, 2021 – July 1, 2021

Eligible ages: 22-32 years old

Program Cost:$1,000

You MUST be available to participate for the entire length of the program.

Click here to apply

Click here to sign up to learn more at one of our upcoming virtual info sessions.