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South Dade Branch

At the heart of this Jewish community is the Greater Miami Jewish Federation South Dade Branch, conveniently located at the Dave and Mary Alper JCC on The Jay Morton-Levinthal Campus. Under the leadership of a dynamic Board of Directors which represents a cross-section of local organizations (and may even include three generations of a single family serving side by side!) – the South Dade Branch acts as a convener of the local Jewish community, welcoming them into Jewish life, while encouraging engagement in Federation programming.

If you want to get involved in your Jewish community, meet people and explore new ideas, we invite you to explore the many programs presented by the South Dade Branch.

In coordination with local synagogues, Jewish day schools and agencies, and other organizations, we offer:

  • Social and educational events presented by Federation for Families, a program unique to South Dade
  • Hands-on volunteering
  • Federation missions to Israel inclusive of South Dade
  • Educational programming
  • Engagement opportunities for young professionals
  • Programs and events for all ages
  • And much more

Reflective of South Dade’s deep commitment to the Mission of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the community also strongly supports the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign which raises funds to help Jewish people in need in Miami, in Israel and around the world. With the involvement of every area synagogue, South Dade residents contribute generously to the success of the Campaign, ultimately helping the most vulnerable Jews at home and abroad.




Join us! To learn more, contact us at SouthDade@JewishMiami.org or 305.595.5151.

View photos and videos from recent South Dade events.

The Main Event

The Main Event

Come together to celebrate your Jewish community and the State of Israel’s 75th anniversary at The Main Event of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Monday, February 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lowes Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.

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Women’s Impact Initiative Grants

Women’s Impact Initiative Grants

Federation continues to inspire and empower Jewish women and girls, to improve our community and work toward social, economic, religious and political equality, this time through our Women’s Impact Initiative grants.

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Special Needs Grants


Special Needs Grants


Federation’s Israel and Overseas Committee has approved more than $93,000 in funding for three vital organizations in Israel that address the needs of people with disabilities.

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Survivors Last Chance Testimony


Survivors Last Chance Testimony


Holocaust Survivors who have yet to record video testimony of their Holocaust-era experiences are urged to participate in the Last Chance Testimony Collection Initiative, a program of the University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation dedicated to permanently archiving Survivors’ personal stories to educate people around the world.

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