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Applications for Jewish Incubator Grants and Women’s Impact Initiative Grant Now Being Accepted

Applications for Jewish Incubator Grants and Women’s Impact Initiative Grant Now Being Accepted

Federation is now accepting applications for two 2025 grant opportunities: Jewish Incubator Grants and Women’s Impact Initiative Grants. Each has its own criteria: Jewish Incubator Grants support nonprofits that strengthen Miami’s Jewish community through innovative and impactful programs.
Register Now for the International Lion of Judah Conference

Register Now for the International Lion of Judah Conference

Join Miami Lions and others from around the world at the International Lion of Judah Conference, January 12-14, in Atlanta, Georgia. As a Jewish woman, a Lion, a leader and an advocate for change, you won't want to miss this out on this opportunity to come together with other like-minded philanthropists.
Get Inspired by the Book of Life

Get Inspired by the Book of Life

Learn what motivates people to create a Jewish legacy through The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and find inspiration to establish your own by reading the personal stories of donors in the Book of Life.
The Impact of the Israel Emergency Fund: Part Three in a Series

The Impact of the Israel Emergency Fund: Part Three in a Series

According to Federation’s longtime overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), a mental health crisis is impacting 55 percent of Israel’s population, or 5 million Israelis, with 2 million having developed post-traumatic stress disorder since October 7.
Finding Resilience in Germany and Israel

Finding Resilience in Germany and Israel

“Every moment in Israel was a lesson to bring back and share," for Mojdeh Khaghan Danial, Greater Miami Jewish Federation General Campaign Chair, who traveled to Berlin and Israel on a recent Jewish Federations of North America Mission.
Join Your Jewish Community for the 30th Anniversary of the AMIA Bombing

Join Your Jewish Community for the 30th Anniversary of the AMIA Bombing

Commemorate the 30th anniversary of the AMIA Jewish Community Center bombing in Argentina with your Jewish community on Thursday, July 25 at 7 p.m. at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center (ATJC).
The Impact of the Israel Emergency Fund: Part Two in a Series

The Impact of the Israel Emergency Fund: Part Two in a Series

In the aftermath of October 7, through the Israel Emergency Fund (IEF) our Federation and partners across North America and Israel have provided an immediate lifeline of relief services to address the acute needs of Israeli evacuees, victims of terror and their families, and soldiers.
JCRC Brings South Florida Legislators to Israel

JCRC Brings South Florida Legislators to Israel

Last month, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Jewish Federation of Broward County, and Jewish Federation of Palm Beach County hosted in the first-ever South Florida Legislators Mission to Israel.
New Wynwood-Israeli Moishe House Connects Young Adults to the Land and People of Israel

New Wynwood-Israeli Moishe House Connects Young Adults to the Land and People of Israel

The first Israeli Moishe House in the US opened its doors in Wynwood earlier this year and has already begun connecting Miami's Jewish community with Israel and the Israeli people.
JFNA Visits Ukraine

JFNA Visits Ukraine

In what was the first visit by a North American Jewish organization to Kyiv since the start of the war, leaders from the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) met with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to reaffirm the Jewish community’s continued support of the people of the besieged country.
Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Announces Essay Winners

Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach Announces Essay Winners

“What can today’s high school students do to reduce antisemitism and all forms of prejudice in our society?” That was the writing prompt for 3GMiami’s Rita Rubinoff Goldberg Essay Contest, whose winners were announced on Holocaust Survivor Day at a luncheon presented by the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach.
Community Birthright Israel Trip Deepens Understanding of Israelis’ Experiences

Community Birthright Israel Trip Deepens Understanding of Israelis’ Experiences

As it does every year, Federation’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) led a Community Birthright Israel Trip this summer, taking 22 Miamians to our Jewish homeland for 10 days. But this year’s journey was unlike any previous one, coming just eight months after the horrors of October 7.
JVC Mitzvah Mondays at Alper JCC Miami

JVC Mitzvah Mondays at Alper JCC Miami

Now in its fifth year, Mitzvah Monday, run by Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC), is teaching children at Alper JCC Miami’s summer camp to give back through hands-on activities involving tikkun olam (repairing the world).
The Impact of the Israel Emergency Fund: Part One in a Series

The Impact of the Israel Emergency Fund: Part One in a Series

With more to be disbursed in the future, about $449 million has been allocated thus far to provide help in four areas: lifeline services, medical and trauma relief, economic relief and recovery, and community resilience and rebuilding.
Jewish Agency Shlichim Inspiring Jewish Campers


Jewish Agency Shlichim Inspiring Jewish Campers


Federation overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel has deployed 1,600 young Israelis as shlichim (emissaries) to 170 Jewish summer camps — including Camp Sol Taplin at Michael-Ann Russell JCC and and Camp Klurman at Miami Beach JCC.
Donor-Advised Funds Provide Charitable Flexibility

Donor-Advised Funds Provide Charitable Flexibility

Looking for an easy, flexible and tax-smart way to support our Jewish community and your favorite charities? Consider opening a Donor-Advised Fund (DAF) through The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.
New Resources Available to Miami Families Through Jewish Fertility Foundation

New Resources Available to Miami Families Through Jewish Fertility Foundation

For more than a decade, Federation’s Hebrew Free Loan Association of Miami (HFLA) has provided interest-free loans to would-be parents for fertility treatments. Now, Jewish individuals and families will have even more resources available to them through the Jewish Fertility Foundation (JFF).
Celebrating Shavuot in Ukraine

Celebrating Shavuot in Ukraine

“Even in these dark times, Beit Dan creates a completely different, happy and meaningful life for our kids and for all of us,” said one parent at the Beit Dan JCC in Kharkiv, Ukraine, as preparations were underway for last week’s Shavuot celebration.
Rescued Hostage Andrey Kozlov Meets With Doron Almog, Jewish Agency Chairman

Rescued Hostage Andrey Kozlov Meets With Doron Almog, Jewish Agency Chairman

Recently, Andrey Kozlov, a participant in the Federation-funded Masa Israel Journey program who was rescued on June 8 after eight months of captivity by Hamas, met with Maj. Gen. (Res.) Doron Almog, Chairman of The Jewish Agency for Israel.
CAJE’s 7th Annual South Florida Jewish Day School Robotics Festival Advances Innovation in Education

CAJE’s 7th Annual South Florida Jewish Day School Robotics Festival Advances Innovation in Education

The 7th Annual South Florida Jewish Day School Robotics Festival, which took place in May, engaged 215 students from Miami-Dade, Broward and Palm Beach counties in a dynamic competition advancing innovation and cooperation in education.
Mission to Germany and Israel

Mission to Germany and Israel

Local volunteer leaders joined a recent Jewish Federations of North America Financial Resources Development Mission to Berlin and Israel to witness firsthand Federation’s impact on the emerging needs of these countries’ Jewish communities during this vulnerable moment in our shared history.

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Apply Now for a Federation Grant


Apply Now for a Federation Grant


Federation is now accepting applications for two 2025 grant opportunities: Jewish Incubator Grants and Women’s Impact Initiative Grants.

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Medical and Trauma Relief for Israelis

Medical and Trauma Relief for Israelis

Providing trauma counseling and other mental health support is critical during this time, which is why Federation and other communities across North America are funding a vast array of services to address the physical, psychological and emotional wellbeing of affected Israelis.

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Don’t Miss the International Lion of Judah Conference

Don’t Miss the International Lion of Judah Conference

Join Miami Lions and others from around the world at the International Lion of Judah Conference, January 12-14, in Atlanta, Georgia.

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