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Sylvia Tuman College Scholarships Now Available » Read More


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, 2020.


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 www.hebrewloan.org or call 305-692-7555.

Spend a High School Semester in Israel with the Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship (High School in Israel) - Deadline Approaching!

Calling all teen leaders! Travel to Israel and get high school credit for it!

The Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship (http://www.amhsi.org/stephen-muss-impact-fellowship/) gives a select group of high school students the opportunity of a lifetime to spend a high school semester studying in Israel. Participants study abroad at Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI-JNF) and then return home as ambassadors for Israel and future Jewish change-makers. Made possible by Stephen Muss and Federation, the program is now accepting applications for Fall 2020, Miami’s 3rd cohort!

The application deadline has been extended to February 16, 2020.

The fellowship includes:
Full tuition,* housing and meals
Leadership training
Workshops on critical thinking, social media, marketing and public speaking
Serve as a liaison to media

*Full tuition covered minus $500 deposit. All Impact Fellows are also required to fulfill a $1000 fundraising goal.

Click here for details and to apply, or contact Alicia Press, apress@amhsi.org or 954.817.7108.

Miami's Onward Israel 2020 Summer Internship in Tel Aviv

Start Up Your Future with Miami's Onward Israel Summer 2020 Internship in Tel Aviv!

May 25 – July 19, 2020

Apply now, space is limited!

Miami’s Onward Israel Internship in Tel Aviv offers exciting and immersive resume building opportunities in Tel Aviv. Designed as a second peer experience in Israel and a Birthright follow-up program, this highly subsidized eight week summer internship provides a global, cross-cultural experience in Israel while working with Israeli peers.

Live in Tel Aviv while developing your professional future.

Work in your area of interest according to your skills.

Build your resume through a highly subsidized eight-week internship.

Onward Israel is intended for Jewish undergraduates between the ages of 19-27 who have previously participated in a peer program in Israel.

For additional acceptance criteria and to apply, click here!

Miami's Onward Israel summer internship in Tel Aviv is operated through a partnership between the Beacon and Shapira Foundations and other leading philanthropists, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Masa Israel Journey, and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Trip organizer: Young Judaea.

Onward Israel 2020 Summer Internship in Tel Aviv

Miami's Onward Israel 2020 Summer Internship in Tel Aviv is now accepting applications! The Summer 2020 program will take place from May 25 to July 19, 2020. This highly-subsidized eight-week summer internship provides a global, cross-cultural experience in Israel while working with Israeli peers. Discover Israel while building your resume in the field of your choice!

Onward Israel is intended for Jewish undergraduates between the ages of 19-27 who have previously participated in a peer experience in Israel.

For additional information and to apply, click here.

Masa Israel Gap Year Fair - this Tuesday!

Come learn about GAP YEAR in Israel opportunities with Masa Israel on Tuesday, Nov. 19 in the Greater Miami Jewish Federation board room from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Bring your high school student for some food and fun, and to meet with organizers from programs throughout Israel!

2020 Overnight Camp Scholarships: Deadline Tonight!

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The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is now accepting applications for 2020 Need-Based Jewish Overnight Summer Camp Scholarships for children between the ages of 8 and 17, to help make Jewish overnight summer camps more affordable for Miami-Dade County families.

Camper Eligibility Criteria:
• Miami-Dade County resident
• Ages 8 – 17
• Completed online application, see link below
• 2018 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 Thursday, January 30, 2020 at 11:59 PM. 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 $100,000 each year since 2002 for funding assistance. Last year, nearly 200 need-based scholarships were awarded to children, enabling them to attend a variety of overnight camps from all religious streams, as well as JCC overnight programs and youth group movements.

Click here to apply now!

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

Spend a High School Semester in Israel! Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship Now Open!

Calling all teen leaders! Travel to Israel and get high school credit for it!

The Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship (http://www.amhsi.org/stephen-muss-impact-fellowship/) gives a select group of high school students the opportunity of a lifetime to spend a high school semester studying in Israel. Participants study abroad at Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI-JNF) and then return home as ambassadors for Israel and future Jewish change-makers. Made possible by Stephen Muss and Federation, the program is now accepting applications for Fall 2020, Miami’s 3rd cohort!

The fellowship includes:
Full tuition*, housing and meals
Leadership training
Workshops on critical thinking, social media, marketing and public speaking
Serve as a liaison to media

*Full tuition covered minus $500 deposit. All Impact Fellows are also required to fulfill a $1000 fundraising goal.

Click here for details and to apply, or contact Alicia Press, apress@amhsi.org or 954.817.7108.

High Holiday Welcome Program

Since 1999, the High Holiday Welcome Program – a joint venture of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami and participating area synagogues – has enabled tens of thousands of worshippers to enjoy Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services at no cost to participants.

Through allocations from the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, as well as supplemental gifts from generous donors, Federation has underwritten the cost of High Holiday seats so that every Jewish person in Miami-Dade County has the opportunity to take part in these meaningful days of prayer.

Seats are offered to members of Miami’s Jewish community who are unaffiliated with a community synagogue.Advance reservations are required to accommodate the large number of worshippers and to ensure security.

Click here to view this year’s participating synagogues.

Seating reservations will be available:

Monday, September 9 through Friday, September 20 For quick online registration 24/7, please CLICK HERE.

To reserve by phone, call one of our operators at 305-373-SEAT (7328) during the following hours: (Please note, phone lines will be busy. We highly encourage online reservations, they are faster, with no time spent waiting for an available operator.

  • First Day: Monday, September 9 from 12 noon to 5 p.m.
  • All other weekdays: (Mon – Thurs) 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Fridays: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Free seating reservations close on Friday, September 20 at 4 p.m. After this time, please contact a synagogue directly to inquire about seating availability.

Jewish Incubator Grants: Request For Proposals


The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is now accepting applications for its 2020 Jewish Incubator Grants, which will award nonprofits eager to strengthen Miami’s Jewish community through innovative and impactful programs. Organizations, synagogues, agencies and schools with compelling and creative ideas that support social service, educational or Jewish-identity building activities are invited to apply.

Applications are due no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, September 6, 2019.

Click here for more information and to apply.