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South Dade Community Yom Ha’Atzmaut

Monday, May 13, 5 PM

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Join us at Bet Shira Congregation for South Dade Community Yom Ha’Atzmaut Program: lively Israeli music that will get you dancing, a delicious spread of Israeli cuisine, a chance to experience Krav Maga firsthand and learn rikkudim (Israeli dance) from an experienced instructor and more!

Participating Organizations: Alper JCC, Temple Beth Am, Bet Shira Congregation, Temple Israel, The Center For Jewish Life at Beth David & UM Hillel**

Bet Shira Congregation, 7500 SW 120th St, Miami

Cost: Free admission.

For information, contact Jenine Simon at [email protected]


Beth Torah Yom Ha'Zikaron With the Israeli Consulate

Sunday, May 12, 7 PM

Join us at Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus for Yom Ha'Zikaron with the Israeli honor Israeli fallen soldiers and victims of terror,

Beth Torah Benny Rock Campus, 20350 NE 26th Avenue, North Miami

Free admission

For information contact Dr. Gabriela Rascovsky at [email protected]

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Yom Ha'Atzmaut at Miami Beach JCC

Tuesday, May 14, 5-7 PM


Celebrate Yom Ha'Atzmaut - Israeli Independence Day - with a community festival for the whole family: a journey through Israel’s cities and landmarks, arts and crafts stations and more!

Miami Beach JCC, 4221 Pine Tree Dr, Miami Beach

For information, contact Jenny Mermelszteyn at [email protected]


ISRAEL@76 Commemoration - Solidarity - Celebration

Sunday, May 12-Tuesday, May 14

  • Sunday, May 12, 2 PM Israeli art exhibition for the Israel Emergency Fund and t-shirt art in tribute to Israeli hostages.

  • Monday, May 13, 8 PM Israel Cinema

  • Tuesday, May 14, 4-7 PM Yom Ha'Zikaron and Yom Ha'Atzmaut programs

A fun-filled family event in celebration of the State of Israel on its 76th birthday! Featuring interactive activity stations, Israel in songs with singer Orit Tahan, Community Unity Walk with Israel, October 7 testimony by two Israeli survivors, kosher food and more.

Michael-Ann Russell JCC, 18900 NE 25th Avenue, North Miami Beach

Free admission. No registration necessary.

For information contact Dror Gershoni at [email protected]

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YOM HAZIKARON 2024 at Miami Beach JCC

Resilience and Remembrance: Female Voices After October 7

Wednesday, May 8 - Reception 7 PM, Program 7:30 PM

Yom HaZikaron is a Memorial Day for the fallen soldiers of the wars of Israel and victims of actions of terrorism. Join us for a poignant evening of reflection and empowerment as we commemorate October 7, the deadliest day for Jews since the Holocaust, and stand in solidarity with the courageous women of Israel. In the face of unimaginable tragedy and adversity, their voices continue to echo with resilience and hope.

Panelists: Ariel Pollock Star and Capt. Dr. Tehilah Meged-Book

Ariel Pollock Star has a decade of expertise in sustainable business strategy and development, with a rich background in the culinary field. Recently, she launched Lehem Zeh, a social venture focusing on food and community needs, while pursuing a doctorate in public health to study the impact of digital communities on mental health.

Capt. Dr. Tehilah Meged-Book is a specialist in internal medicine and geriatrics at Soroka Medical Center and Yerucham Community Clinic. During the Iron Swords War, she served as a battalion physician in the IDF reserves in Gaza and on the Northern front for three months. Tehilah is a mother of three and resides in Yerucham.

Miami Beach JCC, 4221 Pine Tree Drive, Miami Beach



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Apply Now for the Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship for the Alexander Muss High School in Israel


Students entering their sophomore and junior years of high school are invited to apply for the Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship, a program that offers $15,000 scholarships to Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI).

The meaningful experience, taking place August 26-December 23, 2024, offers Jewish students living in Miami-Dade County the chance to spend a semester living and learning in Israel, made possible by Stephen Muss and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. AMHSI is the only pluralistic, college prep, fully accredited program in which high school students’ study abroad together in Israel for a semester. Fellows return home ready to take their place as Jewish changemakers and ambassadors for Israel and the Jewish people. Applications are still being accepted and can be accessed here.

For more information, contact Alicia Press at [email protected] or 212.472.9300 x481.

Washington Conference

Join the Miami cohort for the Jewish Federations of North America’s (JFNA) Washington Conference on May 11-12. Space is limited to 450 participants. Learn more and register today.

While in DC, we’ll meet with Members of Congress, senior Administration officials, thought-leaders, and policy experts with a specific focus on antisemitism and security as urgent Jewish community priorities. Ninety percent of American Jews believe that antisemitism is a significant global problem.

The conference – hosted by JFNA’s National Young Leadership Cabinet, National Women’s Philanthropy, and Advocacy Corps – is open to all and will fill-up quickly. Please take a moment to reserve your spot. You may cancel until April 25 without charge.

If you have questions, please contact Josh Sayles at [email protected].

Standing Up To Hate: A Bipartisan Conversation On Combating Antisemitism

Please join Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody and Colorado Attorney General Philip J. Weiser virtually from 7-8pm on Tuesday, Dec. 14, for Standing Up To Hate: A Bipartisan Conversation On Combating Antisemitism. In this wide-ranging conversation, they will discuss their roles in fighting antisemitism, prosecuting hate crimes and leveraging legal tools to combat BDS.

This program is sponsored by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC), JEWISHColorado and Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA).

Click here to register