Gather with your Jewish community to observe Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Remembrance Day, on Sunday, April 23, at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach. The program will remember the six million Jews who perished during the Shoah and honor those who survived. It will also be an opportunity to stand together with the interfaith community against the rise in hate and anti-Semitism. Click here for details.

Earlier this week, more than 70 people attended the 2017 Freedom Seder at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation to bring awareness to the growing crime of domestic sex trafficking of minors. The program was convened by Federation’s Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking – a collaborative initiative created in 2013 by Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and Women’s Philanthropy – in partnership with the American Jewish Committee (AJC). Read more.

The First Annual Miami Jewish Day School Robotics Festival will take place on Wednesday, April 26, at Scheck Hillel Community School. Funded by Federation’s Miami-Yerucham Partnership, the event is the culmination of the Miami Jewish Day School Robotics Initiative, spearheaded by Federation’s subsidiary agency, the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE) and the Yerucham Science Center (YSC). Read more.

With the help of Federation’s overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, more than 100 Jews from India’s B’nei Menashe community recently made aliyah. The olim, (immigrants) will reside in Nazareth Illit and participate in the many absorption programs offered by The Jewish Agency. Another Federation overseas agency, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) also supports the Jewish community in India by funding day care, young leadership and family programming offered at Mumbai's Evelyn Peters Jewish Community Center along with a Meals on Wheels program through the Bayiti Home for the Aged.

There are still a few spots available on Federation’s Mission to Alabama: Social Action & Civil Rights Journey Through a Jewish Lens, April 24-26, hosted by Women’s Philanthropy. Chaired by Brenda Nullman, this trip will bring participants to historic sites in Montgomery, Selma and Birmingham. Don’t miss your chance to learn about Jewish involvement in the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s, along with its present-day implications. For more information and to register, click here.