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Holocaust Education Week Brings Films, Speakers and Art Exhibitions to Miami

With the alarming rise of antisemitism throughout the US and abroad, this year’s Holocaust Education Week, beginning Sunday, November 7 through Friday November 12, offers critical learning tools for our community.

Shalom Bayit Helps Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Physical attacks, emotional abuse, isolation, verbal rage, threats and intimidation — these are the signs of domestic violence, which can impact anyone, regardless of religion, age, gender, education or economic status.

Newish and Jewish Offers Young Adults A Chance to Connect

Young Adults looking for connection and community now have a unique opportunity with Newish and Jewish, a program of Federation’s Young Leadership Division (YLD).

Secure the Future of Holocaust Education: Miami Beach Residents, Vote Yes on Referendum

If you are a resident of Miami Beach, the Jewish community needs your vote to help secure the future of Holocaust education.

Learn About Jewish Life on Campus

College application season is upon us and Hillel International has an important resource for high school seniors and their families.

Become a Spiritual Caregiver With Refuat Ha-Nefesh

Are you looking for a rewarding program to give back to older adults who are isolated and lonely during the pandemic?

Base Miami Provides Opportunities for Jewish Community

For young adults looking for meaningful connections to Jewish life, Base Miami, an innovative Federation program, is the place to go.

Applications are Now Open for the Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship

Do you know an extraordinary teen leader ready to take the next step in their Jewish journey? The Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship is now accepting applications for its 2022 Miami cohort, taking place September 5-December 21, 2022.

Helping At-Risk Teens in Israel

Federation overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel is helping at-risk teens in Israel through Youth Futures.

Jewish Day School Enrollment Increases for the 2021-2022 School Year

Federation, along with our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), has long prioritized the health and wellbeing of older adults.WithOctober 1 recognized as International Day of Older Persons, we are reminded that in the wake of the pandemic, issues of the aging population have become particularly significant.

Repair the World and Federation Welcome New Fellows to Miami

Say Shalom to the new Repair the World Miami Fellows: Bevy Daniel and Liv Kleimen. Repair the World Miami, a Federation partner, works closely with our Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) and Young Leadership Division (YLD) to create impactful volunteering opportunities for young Jewish adults.

International Day of Older Persons Highlights Federation’s Work

Federation, along with our overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), has long prioritized the health and wellbeing of older adults.WithOctober 1 recognized as International Day of Older Persons, we are reminded that in the wake of the pandemic, issues of the aging population have become particularly significant.

Join Us to Celebrate Individuals With Differing Abilities

Come together virtually to honor the accomplishments of people with differing abilities and celebrate National Disability Employment Awareness Month (NDEAM).

Federation Partner Agencies Shine During Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Sharsharet and Yodeah — two nonprofits whose work is centered around breast cancer screenings, support, education and awareness of the heightened risk for hereditary genetic mutations faced by Jewish women and men — are making sure Breast Cancer Awareness month does not go unnoticed.

Young Lion of Judah Program Offers Volunteer Opportunities

Students becoming a Bar or Bat Mitzvah before October 2022 have the unique and memorable opportunity to share their occasion with a Holocaust Survivor.

JCRC Marches in Pride Parade

Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) joined the Consul General of Israel in Miami and other members of the Jewish community for the Miami Beach Pride Parade celebrating diversity and inclusion.

Young Adults Helping Vulnerable People in Ghana

With the help of your donation to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Annual/UJA Campaign, young adult volunteers are practicing tikkun olam (repairing the world) in Winniba, Ghana.

Applications Are Now Open for the Leo Martin March of the Living

Applications are now open for Miami's Leo Martin March of the Living (MOTL) program. While the evolving public health guidelines may affect certain aspects of the program including the possibility of travel, the impactful six-month educational experience may still include a journey to Poland and Israel to visit important sites of Jewish life and history.

Advocacy Efforts Support the Iron Dome Missile Defense System

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) commend the bipartisan Miami-Dade Congressional Delegation for unanimously supporting $1 billion to fund Israel’s Iron Dome missile defense system in a vote in the US House of Representatives yesterday.
Holocaust Education Week Begins

Holocaust Education Week Begins

As violent antisemitic attacks reached a record high throughout the US and abroad, this year’s Holocaust Education Week, beginning Sunday, November 7 through Friday November 12, offers a critical learning tool for the community.

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Be a Part of YLD’s Newish and Jewish

Be a Part of YLD’s Newish and Jewish

Young Adults looking for connection and community now have a unique opportunity with Newish and Jewish, a program of Federation’s Young Leadership Division (YLD).

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Apply for Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship

Apply for Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship

Do you know an extraordinary teen leader ready to take the new step in their Jewish journey?

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Helping Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Helping Survivors of Domestic Abuse

Physical attacks, emotional abuse, isolation, verbal rage, threats and intimidation — these are the signs of domestic violence, which can impact anyone, regardless of religion, age, gender, education or economic status.

Read More

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