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The Main Event

Fourteen Past Presidents and Board Chairs join Ariel Bentata and Lily Serviansky on stage to present Federation President & CEO Jacob Solomon with the 2024 Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award

Jacob Solomon

Chair of the Board Ariel Bentata

David and Lily Serviansky, General Campaign Chair

His Excellency Michael Herzog, Israeli Ambassador to the US, in conversation with Glenna Milberg, Emmy-Award-winning journalist and host of WPLG’s This Week in South Florida

Keynote speaker His Excellency Reuven Rivlin, the 10th President of Israel

Robert Danial and Major Gifts Chair Mojdeh Khaghan Danial

Israel Defense Forces Special in Uniform Band performed a medley of songs including Hatikvah.

Ronny Udelson, Ora Merin, Ariel Bentata, Lily Serviansky, Women’s Philanthropy President Elise Udelson

Alan and Janice Lipton with Jacob Solomon

Maxine Schwartz, Ray Ellen Yarkin and Barbara Black Goldfarb

Bob Berrin and Linda Schechter

Hannah Solomon, Dr. Mindy Hersh and Zachary Solomon

Brian and Marsha Bilzin

Ezra and Tati Katz with Michael and Carolynn Friedman

Clarita Kassin and Adriana Halac

President and CEO Jacob Solomon with His Excellency Reuven Rivlin, the 10th President of Israel

Jacob Solomon with Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava

Michael and Raquel Sheck, Elise Scheck Bonwitt and Adrienne and Jeffrey Scheck

Steven Foldes, Howard Socol, Nadine Foldes and Ruth Shere

Kent Savage and Sheree Savar

Jacob Solomon and Bobby Gilbert

Rosy and Yosef Shwedel

Jacob Solomon with Vicki Agron and Joel Friedman

Morris Futernick, Nick Futernick, Zander Futernick, Raphael Futernick and Daniel Davis

Approximately 1,400 guests attended The Main Event

Shabbaton in Yerucham

Shabbaton in Yerucham

“During Shabbat, we were welcomed with open arms by the amazing community of Yerucham,” offered fellow Onward Israel participant Tal Assaf. “They took extra special care of us from the moment we arrived.”

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Apply Now: Diller Teen Fellow

Apply Now: Diller Teen Fellow

Operated by the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), a Federation subsidiary, the fellowship welcomes rising 10th and 11th graders interested in growing their leadership skills and connecting with a diverse group of teens from Miami-Dade County.

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World ORT Teaches About 10/7

World ORT Teaches About 10/7

Federation overseas partner World ORT recently hosted a three-part educational series via Zoom for its students, informing them about the war and Israel’s response, as well as the connection between anti-Zionism and antisemitism.

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Register Now for Tech vs. Hate

Register Now for Tech vs. Hate

As the importance of online safety increases and the need to leverage unique technology to mitigate harmful narratives, fueled by propaganda and misinformation, Federation is proud to partner with Tel Aviv University for Tech vs. Hate: Combating Online Antisemitism, which will be held online Wednesday, June 26 at Noon EST.

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