Home / See, Read & Share / Federation News

News from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Join Your Jewish Community for #CandleLightingforOneness

Join Your Jewish Community for #CandleLightingforOneness

Join Federation and the global Jewish community tonight for #CandleLightingforOneness. Every Friday night before sunset, Jews around the world light candles to mark the beginning of Shabbat.
Tuman Scholarships Awarded to Assist With the Cost of Higher Education

Tuman Scholarships Awarded to Assist With the Cost of Higher Education

Mazal Tov to the 29 recipients of Sylvia Tuman scholarships, administered by The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.
South Florida Rabbis Travel to Israel for a Unity Mission

South Florida Rabbis Travel to Israel for a Unity Mission

“When Israel is in trouble, we must show up, especially as Jewish leaders in our community.” With that in mind, Rabbi Jeremy Barras of Temple Beth Am organized the South Florida Rabbinical Solidarity Mission to Israel.
One Year Later, Free Kosher Food-Drive Continues

One Year Later, Free Kosher Food-Drive Continues

One year after organizing our first Free Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru, Federation’s commitment to helping individuals and families facing food insecurity as a result of the pandemic remains a priority.
Birthright is Back for Young Adults

Birthright is Back for Young Adults

Birthright Israel trips are back and better than ever. If you are a young adult, ages 27-32, join the Miami Birthright Israel trip, August 8-19 to tap into the sights, sounds and energy of the Jewish homeland.
Watch Now: Five Minutes to Five Fight Antisemitism

Watch Now: Five Minutes to Five Fight Antisemitism

Please take five minutes to watch and share these important messages from last week’s Greater Miami Jewish Federation Interfaith Rally Against Anti-Semitism
Hear From Ori Gershoni: Masa Gap Year Participant

Hear From Ori Gershoni: Masa Gap Year Participant

Ori Gershoni’s year in Israel with Masa has been one to remember.
High School Students Can Give Back This Summer

High School Students Can Give Back This Summer

Do you know any high school students looking for a meaningful way to give back to the community this summer? Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) has opportunities for them!
Ministering to the Elderly Explores How to Grow Through the Aging Process

Ministering to the Elderly Explores How to Grow Through the Aging Process

Register now for the 25th Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference on Monday, June 7 at 9 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
Hundreds Gather in at Interfaith Rally in Miami Beach to Decry Anti-Semitism

Hundreds Gather in at Interfaith Rally in Miami Beach to Decry Anti-Semitism

No Hate. No Fear. Hundreds of members of our community united yesterday at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Interfaith Rally Against Anti-Semitism.
Love Your Job by Working at a Jewish Summer Camp

Love Your Job by Working at a Jewish Summer Camp

After a year of isolation, working as a counselor at a Jewish summer camp is the perfect way to engage, build leadership skills, gain experience and have fun.
Women’s Philanthropy Gets Creative With Annual Meeting and Installation

Women’s Philanthropy Gets Creative With Annual Meeting and Installation

It was a creative and meaningful Women’s Philanthropy Annual Meeting and Installation that wrapped up a challenging and productive year.
Elected Officials Come Together to Stand Against Anti-Semitism and Support Israel

Elected Officials Come Together to Stand Against Anti-Semitism and Support Israel

More than 1,200 people in our community logged on to Wednesday’s Urgent Town Hall Briefing on Anti-Semitism and Israel organized by Federation and our three South Florida Jewish federations — Broward County, South Palm Beach County and Palm Beach County.
Keeping Jewish Communities Safe and Secure

Keeping Jewish Communities Safe and Secure

Against the backdrop of intensifying anti-Semitism, Federation is helping to protect Jewish institutions now and always.
JCRC Provides Resources on Anti-Semitism

JCRC Provides Resources on Anti-Semitism

A Jewish family harassed in Bal Harbour. Anti-Semitic slurs in Hallandale Beach.
Come Together and Stand Against Anti-Semitism

Come Together and Stand Against Anti-Semitism

No hate. No fear. Stand together with the Jewish community at an in-person Interfaith Rally Against Anti-Semitism on Thursday, June 3 at 6 p.m. at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, 1933-1945 Meridian Avenue.
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and JCRC Welcome Israeli-Palestinian Ceasefire, Aspire for Peaceful Coexistence

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and JCRC Welcome Israeli-Palestinian Ceasefire, Aspire for Peaceful Coexistence

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) welcome the ceasefire between Israel and Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other terrorist groups.
Residents of Yerucham Open Their Hearts During the Crisis

Residents of Yerucham Open Their Hearts During the Crisis

During the recent violence and terror in Israel, residents of Federation’s partner city Yerucham have displayed kindness and generosity.
On the Ground Responding to the Crisis

On the Ground Responding to the Crisis

Yesterday, Federation approved an emergency $100,000 allocation by The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) to help Israel respond to the tragic loss of life and widespread safety concerns caused by two weeks of rocket attacks and civil unrest.
Federation Continues to Help Olim During Recent Rocket Attacks

Federation Continues to Help Olim During Recent Rocket Attacks

In ordinary and extraordinary times, your support of Federation helps our overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, care for olim (immigrants) in absorption centers throughout the country.
Rabbinic Solidarity Mission to Israel

Rabbinic Solidarity Mission to Israel

Fourteen South Florida rabbis traveled to Israel this week on a solidarity mission.

Read More

One Year of Food Distributions

One Year of Food Distributions

One year after organizing our first Free Kosher Food Distribution Drive-Thru, Federation’s commitment to helping individuals and families facing food insufficiency as a result of the pandemic remains a priority.

Read More

Join the Movement: #CandlelightingCampaignforOneness

Join the Movement: #CandlelightingCampaignforOneness

Join Federation and the global Jewish community tonight for #CandleLightingforOneness.

Read More

Tuman Scholarships Awarded

Tuman Scholarships Awarded

Mazal Tov to the 29 recipients of Sylvia Tuman scholarships, administered by The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.

Read More

Stay In Touch

Receive news about Greater Miami Jewish Federation events and more.