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BeWell Together: A Youth Mental Health Summit

BeWell Together: A Youth Mental Health Summit

The mental health and wellbeing of our nation’s youth is at a critical point, with increasing reports of online bullying, suicidal ideation, depression and anxiety. Recognizing the urgent need to elevate and empower Miami’s young adults and champion their mental wellness, Federation’s BeWell Miami and the Wellness Institute are bringing our community together for a Youth Mental Health Summit on Sunday, March 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Jewish Leadership Academy.
The Main Event Draws 1,400 People to Stand Strong With Israel

The Main Event Draws 1,400 People to Stand Strong With Israel

On Sunday, February 18, Greater Miami Jewish Federation President and CEO Jacob Solomon was honored with the Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award in front of 1,400 people at The Main Event.
Ben-Avivs Give Through Legacy Match Life Insurance Program

Ben-Avivs Give Through Legacy Match Life Insurance Program

“We feel blessed and want to make sure we are leaving a vibrant Jewish community for our children, and life insurance was such an easy and reasonable way to do it,” said Michelle Ben-Aviv, who, along with her husband, Matan, was inspired to give to Federation through a unique Foundation program.
Help Raise Funds on Super Sunday, March 10

Help Raise Funds on Super Sunday, March 10

For the first time in several years, volunteers will gather in person at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation for Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day, our largest phonathon and volunteer program of the year.
Spiritual Care For Israelis in the Aftermath of 10/7

Spiritual Care For Israelis in the Aftermath of 10/7

After surviving the horrific October 7 attack on Ofakim, Dudu and his mother, Esther, received much-needed spiritual support through Federation beneficiary The Israel Movement for Progressive Judaism (IMPJ), a beneficiary of Federation’s Israel Emergency Fund (IEF).
Call Your House of Representatives Today

Call Your House of Representatives Today

On Monday, the Senate passed a supplemental aid package that includes President Biden’s emergency funding request for Israel. Urge your House Member to support it, too. This bipartisan package includes $14.1 billion in emergency aid to Israel, including vital funding for defense systems like the Iron Dome and Arrow Missile Defense systems.
New Olim Receive Essential Services Following October 7 Attacks

New Olim Receive Essential Services Following October 7 Attacks

Imagine leaving the only home you’ve ever known to make aliyah to Israel and arrive shortly before the deadly Hamas terrorist attacks on October 7. Ethiopian olim (immigrants) like Simachew Beyene and his family have relied on support from the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) Israel Emergency Fund and our longtime overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel for a lifeline of critical services since the Israel-Hamas War began.
HFLA Offers Interest-Free Loans to Jewish Borrowers

HFLA Offers Interest-Free Loans to Jewish Borrowers

Exodus 22:24 decrees, “Thou shalt not exact interest from the needy among you.” Last week, Parashat Mishpatim reminded us that providing an interest-free loan is considered an even greater mitzvah than giving charity.
Register Now for JCC Summer Camp

Register Now for JCC Summer Camp

Looking for a fun and formative Jewish experience for your children this summer? Miami’s three Federation-supported Jewish community centers (JCCs) offer a number of summer camp opportunities for everyone from infants to high schoolers, including visual arts, performing arts, sports, teen travel and much more.
Federation’s Fifth Solidarity Mission to Israel Finds Resolve and Gratitude

Federation’s Fifth Solidarity Mission to Israel Finds Resolve and Gratitude

Last week, 21 men joined the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s fifth Solidary Mission to Israel and found the previously polarized nation now passionately united in a common goal: to win the ongoing war with Hamas.
Jacob Solomon, Federation President and CEO,  to Be Honored at The Main Event

Jacob Solomon, Federation President and CEO, to Be Honored at The Main Event

“This is a poignant moment for our Jewish community,” said Federation Board Chair Ariel Bentata, on the upcoming retirement of Federation President and CEO Jacob Solomon, one of the longest-serving CEOs in the North American Federation system.
Onward Israel Now Accepting Applications

Onward Israel Now Accepting Applications

Do you feel a calling to support Israel following the October 7 attacks? Young adults from Miami-Dade County who attend any Florida university or college can apply now to the Onward Israel summer session, which runs May 23-July 17.
Volunteers Help Save Israeli Farms After 10/7

Volunteers Help Save Israeli Farms After 10/7

Following the horrific terrorist attacks on October 7, Gilad Yamin, a third-generation farmer, lost half of the workforce on his farm in Hatzav, an Israeli moshav (community) situated not far from the Gaza border.
Israeli Youth Basketball Team Enjoys Respite in South Florida

Israeli Youth Basketball Team Enjoys Respite in South Florida

It was 10 days of new friendships, home hospitality, touring, learning about other cultures,and lots of basketball, thanks to a local communitywide effort to bring 26 members of an Israeli youth basketball team to South Florida to escape the horrors of the ongoing war with Hamas.
Register Now for The Main Event

Register Now for The Main Event

Join your Jewish community to stand strong for Israel at The Main Event of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Sunday, February 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Loews Miami Beach.
Supporting Israeli Children After 10/7

Supporting Israeli Children After 10/7

After a scared and lonely two months following the attacks of October 7, Yehuda, a bespectacled Israeli boy impacted by epilepsy, was able to rejoin his group therapy, thanks to an empowering gift from Simcha Layeled.
Israeli Small Businesses Impacted by the War Receive Economic Relief Through JDC

Israeli Small Businesses Impacted by the War Receive Economic Relief Through JDC

“We were in trauma and mourning. Who could think about a business?” said Osi Glick, who was forced to abandon her home and her women’s clothing store in Netivot after escaping the October 7 Hamas terrorist attack on her community near the Gaza border.
Celebrating JDAIM’s 15th Anniversary

Celebrating JDAIM’s 15th Anniversary

Twenty-seven percent of Americans have a disability of some kind and Federation's Miami Jewish Abilities Alliance (MJAA) is bringing issues of equal access to the forefront during Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month (JDAIM).
Greater Miami Jewish Federation, its JCRC and RAGM React to ICJ Ruling

Greater Miami Jewish Federation, its JCRC and RAGM React to ICJ Ruling

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation, its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami (RAGM) are gratified that the United Nations’ International Court of Justice (ICJ) provisional ruling this morning (Jan. 26) did not call for an immediate ceasefire, recognizing Israel’s right to self-defense.
Federation Welcomes Israeli Ambassador Michael Herzog to The Main Event

Federation Welcomes Israeli Ambassador Michael Herzog to The Main Event

As we stand in solidarity with Israel at this critical time, Federation is delighted to welcome Guest of Honor Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Herzog to The Main Event on Sunday, February 18 at 5:30 p.m. at the Loews Miami Beach.
The Main Event Welcomes 1,400

The Main Event Welcomes 1,400

On Sunday, February 18, Greater Miami Jewish Federation President and CEO Jacob Solomon was honored with the Friend of Israel Humanitarian Award in front of 1,400 people at The Main Event.

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Youth Mental Health Summit

Youth Mental Health Summit

Recognizing the urgent need to elevate and empower Miami’s young adults and champion their mental wellness, Federation’s BeWell Miami and the Wellness Institute are bringing our community together for a Youth Mental Health Summit on Sunday, March 3 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Jewish Leadership Academy.

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Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day

Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day

Taking place Sunday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., the day will bring together people of all ages to make phone calls on behalf of the Annual Federation/UJA Campaign, strengthening our lifeline of support to those who need it most, especially during these challenging times for the Jewish people.

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Life Insurance Program Through The Foundation

Life Insurance Program Through The Foundation

After years of involvement in Federation and our partner agencies, the Ben-Avivs decided to perpetuate their Pacesetter-level Annual Campaign donation through the Legacy Match Life Insurance Program of Federation’s Foundation.

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