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Join Us For The Main Event on Tuesday, February 10 at 6 p.m.

Join Us For The Main Event on Tuesday, February 10 at 6 p.m.

Join us to celebrate Israel at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Main Event on Tuesday, Feb 12 at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Downtown Miami.
Miami/Yerucham Partnership Seeks Grant Proposals

Miami/Yerucham Partnership Seeks Grant Proposals

Federation’s Miami/Yerucham Partnership Committee is seeking grant proposals for programs that strengthen the strategic partnership between the two cities.
Federation Incubator Grants Fund Impactful Programs that Enrich the Community

Federation Incubator Grants Fund Impactful Programs that Enrich the Community

With an eye toward responding to needs in the local Jewish community, Federation awarded $56,000 incubator grants to nine organizations that provide a safety net for the vulnerable, strengthen Jewish identity and build community.
International Lion of Judah Conference Brings Together Women Philanthropists

International Lion of Judah Conference Brings Together Women Philanthropists

More than 1,400 Jewish women philanthropists from all around the world, gathered this week at the International Lion of Judah Conference (ILOJC) held in Hollywood FL.
Have You Been Affected by the Government Shutdown?

Have You Been Affected by the Government Shutdown?

Have you been affected by the government shutdown? If so, Federation and Jewish Community Services are here to help. If you or someone you know is in need of interest-free loans, food or other support, call 305.576.6550.
Mitzvah Day for Bonwitt Family Shows Federation Dollars at Work

Mitzvah Day for Bonwitt Family Shows Federation Dollars at Work

Your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign help make a difference in the lives of aging Israelis. Last year, nearly 300 of Israel’s neediest elderly, many of whom are Holocaust survivors, received nutritious food parcels twice a month.
Join JCRC and ADL for a Community-Wide Forum on BDS on Wednesday, January 16

Join JCRC and ADL for a Community-Wide Forum on BDS on Wednesday, January 16

Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) will join forces on Wednesday, January 16 for a community-wide forum on the critical issue of BDS at 6:30 p.m. at Temple Beth Sholom.
Helping Israeli Women

Helping Israeli Women

This year, the Women’s Amutot Initiative allocated nearly $300,000 from the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign to 26 organizations that improve the lives of Israeli women.
Plan to Attend Holocaust Education Week, January 27 to February 1

Plan to Attend Holocaust Education Week, January 27 to February 1

Join the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach for HOLOCAUST EDUCATION WEEK from Sunday, January 27 to Friday, February 1.
Women’s Impact Initiative Announces 2019 Grants

Women’s Impact Initiative Announces 2019 Grants

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Impact Initiative announced $53,000 in grants to be distributed to 11 local agencies that support the unique needs of Jewish women and girls in Miami-Dade County.
Jewish Teens Can Give Back With Hands-On Community Service on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jewish Teens Can Give Back With Hands-On Community Service on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Jewish teens looking for a meaningful volunteer experience can be part of J-Serve 2019 on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Monday, January 21 from 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Grandparents and Grandchildren Visit Israel Together as Part of an Innovative Program

Grandparents and Grandchildren Visit Israel Together as Part of an Innovative Program

Participants from the G2: Global Intergenerational Initiative recently returned from an amazing week of discovery, exploration and volunteering in Israel.
Jewish Overnight Camp Scholarship Applications Available

Jewish Overnight Camp Scholarship Applications Available

Jewish overnight camp scholarships are available for children between the ages of 8 and 17.
Hundreds of Volunteers Give Back to the Community

Hundreds of Volunteers Give Back to the Community

More than 500 volunteers joined forces to give back to our community for Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center’s (JVC) 11th Annual Community Days of Service, held on December 21-25. Sixteen service projects at Miami nonprofit organizations ranged from cooking for and feeding the homeless, to wrapping gifts for hospitalized children, to making macaroni and cheese for food banks.
Make a Contribution to the Federation/UJA Campaign

Make a Contribution to the Federation/UJA Campaign

Before you ring in the New Year, consider making a contribution to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign. Your donations help Jewish people in need in Miami, in Israel and in more than 70 countries worldwide.
UM and FIU Students Visit Yerucham on Taglit-Birthright

UM and FIU Students Visit Yerucham on Taglit-Birthright

Students from University of Miami Hillel and Hillel at FIU recently participated in Taglit-Birthright Israel and visited Miami’s partnership city of Yerucham. The groups enjoyed a drum circle and saw the crater from Mount Avnum.
Leket Israel Helps Thousands of Vulnerable Israelis

Leket Israel Helps Thousands of Vulnerable Israelis

Nearly one out of every four Israelis goes to bed hungry each night. Your donations to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign helps support Leket Israel — the National Food Bank, which feeds thousands of vulnerable Israelis.
National Publication Highlights Jewish Day Schools

National Publication Highlights Jewish Day Schools

The innovative work of The Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), a Federation subsidiary, has been published in ejewishphilanthropy. Valerie Mitrani, CAJE's Director of Day School Strategies and Initiatives and Julie Lambert, Senior Educational Consultant, co-authored “The CAJE-Miami Model: A Decade of Lessons Learned,” highlighting CAJE’s efforts at improving the quality of teaching and student learning over the past decade.
Women Filmmakers Take the Spotlight at Miami Jewish Film Festival

Women Filmmakers Take the Spotlight at Miami Jewish Film Festival

Women filmmakers take the spotlight at the 22nd annual Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF), January 10-24, 2019. This year, a record 25 female directors from 12 countries are premiering their movies and more than half of all festival films have women serving in key roles as writers, directors or producers.
At-risk Israeli Youth Find Success Through Chocolate

At-risk Israeli Youth Find Success Through Chocolate

At-risk youth in Israel are gaining important social skills, self-confidence and career development opportunities, thanks to your donation to the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign. Through Shades of Sweet, a program run by Federation’s overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, young adults in Israel work as chocolatiers in two Pardes Channa-Karkur chocolate shops, developing an interest, and possibly even a career, in the confectionary world.
The Main Event

The Main Event

Celebrate the power of community at The Main Event, where we will honor guest speaker Ambassador Nikki Haley with the 2019 Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award.

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Help is Here

Help is Here

If you or someone you know has been affected by the government shutdown, Federation and Jewish Community Services are here to help.

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Hear Them Roar

Hear Them Roar

More than 1,400 Jewish philanthropists from around the world gathered at the International Lion of Judah Conference.

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Ideas Wanted

Ideas Wanted

Federation’s Miami/Yerucham Partnership is seeking grant proposals for programs that strengthen the strategic partnership between the two cities.

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