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JVC Brings Comfort During Coronavirus Crisis

JVC Brings Comfort During Coronavirus Crisis

Generous volunteers support Miami residents who have been impacted socially, financially, physically and psychologically by the coronavirus pandemic.
Become a Diller Teen Fellow

Become a Diller Teen Fellow

Do you know an extraordinary Miami teen entering 10th or 11th grade? Diller Teen Fellows, an international, innovative and immersive leadership program is seeking applications for its fall 2020-2021 cohort.
Women’s Philanthropy Celebrates Leadership at Annual Meeting and Installation

Women’s Philanthropy Celebrates Leadership at Annual Meeting and Installation

The current requirements of social distancing didn’t stop nearly 80 women from recently participating in the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy Annual Meeting and Installation.
#JBlendMiami Jewish Day Schools Thriving in New Online Learning Environment

#JBlendMiami Jewish Day Schools Thriving in New Online Learning Environment

Thanks to #JBlendMiami, an ongoing initiative developed by the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE), a subsidiary of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, many Miami Jewish day schools found themselves ready and able to quickly pivot to the virtual space that has become the new normal in education due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Emergency Hotline Offers Guidance and Support

Emergency Hotline Offers Guidance and Support

Miami’s Jewish community is here to help. If you or someone you know is in need of emergency counseling, financial assistance, food, bereavement support, domestic abuse assistance or help facing other challenges, call 305.576.6550 for guidance and support.
An Important Message to the Community from  the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

An Important Message to the Community from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

As we have watched events unfold around the world over the last several weeks and now with the increasing concern regarding the COVID-19 in the United States and within our own communities, we are feeling the uncertainty and anxiety of the moment.
Be Part of the Jewish Community’s Response to Help Victims of the Nashville Tornadoes

Be Part of the Jewish Community’s Response to Help Victims of the Nashville Tornadoes

In the wake of the devastating tornadoes in Nashville, Tennessee that left more than 25 dead and hundreds homeless, Federation has established an Emergency Relief Fund to assist those affected.
Masa Israel Gives Young Adults a Chance to Experience Israel

Masa Israel Gives Young Adults a Chance to Experience Israel

Your donation to Federation helps make Israel experiences a reality for young adults. Masa Israel provides young adults ages 18-30 with immersive, life-changing journeys through an array of programs, including study abroad, internships and service-learning opportunities.
Jewish and African American Teens Advocate in Tallahassee

Jewish and African American Teens Advocate in Tallahassee

A delegation of Jewish and African American teens recently received an inside look at government in action.
South Dade Families Give Back by Planting a Community Garden

South Dade Families Give Back by Planting a Community Garden

Jewish Families from South Dade recently earned their green thumbs while bringing the Jewish value of tikkun olam — repairing the world — to life. Partnering with South Dade Gives Back, a program of the Federation Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) and Health in the Hood, an organization dedicated to providing healthy lifestyle options to disenfranchised communities, volunteers planted a community vegetable garden in an economically challenged neighborhood of Opa Locka.
Applications Available for the Sylvia Tuman Scholarship to Help Pay for Higher Education

Applications Available for the Sylvia Tuman Scholarship to Help Pay for Higher Education

Are you an undergraduate or graduate student seeking assistance to pay for your education? The Sylvia Tuman Scholarship, administered by The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, will be accepting applications beginning March 1.
Programs Builds Connections Between Preschoolers and Seniors

Programs Builds Connections Between Preschoolers and Seniors

Thanks to a Federation Jewish Incubator Grant, preschoolers and seniors at the Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center are developing enduring friendships.
HFLA Provides Interest-Free Loans to Those in Need

HFLA Provides Interest-Free Loans to Those in Need

As we welcome Shabbat, this week’s Torah portion Mishpatim teaches that lending money without interest to those in need is the purest form of aid in Judaism.
Federation Builds a More Diverse and Inclusive Jewish Community

Federation Builds a More Diverse and Inclusive Jewish Community

Federation has awarded a Jewish Incubator Grant to support Miami engagement in A Wider Bridge (AWB), an organization that provides opportunities for LGBTQ individuals in North America to learn about Israel and its LGBTQ community.
Join Us for a Program on the Proposed Peace Plan

Join Us for a Program on the Proposed Peace Plan

Join the Greater Miami Jewish Federation for a timely program, “Is a Two-State Solution Possible? A Briefing on the Newly Proposed Peace Plan and Israeli-Palestinian Relations,” on Tuesday, February 25 at 7:30 p.m. at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, 20400 NE 30th Avenue, Aventura.
JWorks Workshop Offers Help Organizing Your Job Search

JWorks Workshop Offers Help Organizing Your Job Search

Attention job seekers! JWorks Miami, a community employment program provided through Federation and our partner agency Jewish Community Services of South Florida (JCS), invites you to attend its free Organizing Your Job Search workshop on Thursday, February 20.
Women’s Amutot Initiative Supports Programs in Israel

Women’s Amutot Initiative Supports Programs in Israel

Through the Women's Amutot Initiative, the Federation/UJA Annual Campaign has granted more than $300,000 to organizations focused on gender lens grant making.
Moishe House Brickell Gives Young Jewish Adults a Place for Connection

Moishe House Brickell Gives Young Jewish Adults a Place for Connection

Young Jewish adults in the Brickell area have a new place to socialize and connect with their Jewish heritage with the opening of Moishe House Brickell.
Support Federation When You Shop on Amazon

Support Federation When You Shop on Amazon

Calling all teen leaders: deadline extended to Sunday, February 16 for the Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship.
Women’s Philanthropy Annual Meeting and Installation

Women’s Philanthropy Annual Meeting and Installation

The current requirements of social distancing didn’t stop nearly 80 women from recently participating in the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Women’s Philanthropy Annual Meeting and Installation.

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JVC Brings Comfort During Coronavirus Crisis

JVC Brings Comfort During Coronavirus Crisis

Generous volunteers support Miami residents who have been impacted socially, financially, physically and psychologically by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Become a Diller Teen Fellow

Become a Diller Teen Fellow

Do you know an extraordinary Miami teen entering 10th or 11th grade?

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Jewish Community Update

Jewish Community Update

We hope this briefing finds you and those close to you healthy and continuing to be conscientious in following public health guidelines in response to the COVID-19 crisis. We are painfully reminded this week that the human impact of the pandemic extends beyond those directly affected by the virus.

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