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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.

Join Us for the Judicial Reception

Join Us for the Judicial Reception

Join Miami’s legal elite at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Attorneys’ Division 36th Annual Judicial Reception on Wednesday, May 5 at 5:30 p.m.

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Helping Those Facing Food Insecurity

Helping Those Facing Food Insecurity

Volunteer Jacobo Fux joined 25 volunteers who packed bags of fresh produce, challah, kosher meat and non-perishables and placed then in nearly 300 cars, serving more than 1,100 individuals.

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Teens Advocating Together

Teens Advocating Together

The second year of Teens Advocating Together, a partnership between Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and the Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP, concluded last month with two days of virtual advocacy meetings with elected officials in Tallahassee.

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Learn About Severe Autism

Learn About Severe Autism

While the public perception about “living on the spectrum” is palpable, user-friendly and often characterizes those diagnosed with autism as “quirky geniuses,” it is far from reality.

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