Jewish Leadership Opportunities in Miami

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Want to make an impact on Miami’s Jewish community today and help lead us into the future? The Greater Miami Jewish Federation wants you.

Federation’s Elevate Leadership provides a wide variety of opportunities to develop your leadership skills and put them to use to improve the community. Programs are offered annually or every other year. Check out the options below — some of which are based on age or other affinity— and then contact us at ElevateLeadership@JewishMiami.org or 786.866.8572.

The Young Leadership Division Leadership Development Institute (LDI)

Organized in partnership with the Young Leadership Division, Federation's Under-45 connection, this program is specifically designed to help young Jewish adults pursue their leadership development goals.

South Dade Emerging Leadership

Organized in parnership with Federation's South Dade Branch, area synagogues, day schools and agencies, Federation hosts a six-part leadership program for emerging leaders in South Dade. The biennial program is designed to give the next generation the strategic and tactical leadership skills they need to succeed.

Israeli-American Leadership

Organized in partnership with the Israeli–American Engagement Committee, this leadership program focuses on the growing Israeli-American community in Miami. It is designed to enhance leadership, interpersonal and communication skills and to help develop closer ties between the Israeli-American and the broader Jewish community. Participants learn about the local and national American Jewish community, including demographics, structure, needs, challenges and history.

Individual Opportunities For Involvement

Elevate Leadership also supports individual leaders in choosing the volunteer opportunities that match their interests and skills. Opportunities for involvement range from governance to hands-on-volunteering.

JPRO Miami

JPRO Miami is an association exclusively for Jewish communal professionals. This local branch of the national organization brings together professionals from Federation and other Jewish organizations for networking and leadership development. Click here to learn more.

Help After Hurricane Ian

Help After Hurricane Ian

Be part of the Jewish community's response to help victims of Hurricane Ian.

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Strengthening Security

Strengthening Security

In light of rising antisemitism and extremism in Florida, Federation and the national Community Security Service (CSS) have announced a partnership enabling Jewish congregations in Miami-Dade County to play a more active role in their security through organized volunteer-driven programs and training opportunities.

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Judaism for Interfaith Couples

Judaism for Interfaith Couples

Federation subsidiary Base Miami has been chosen as the pilot partner for Embark, a project of The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) created in response to the growing number of interfaith marriages.

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IsraelNow for Eighth Graders

IsraelNow for Eighth Graders

IsraelNow, an immersive travel experience acquainting eighth graders with the Jewish homeland, is accepting applications through October 13 for its second cohort, March 20-29, 2023.

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