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Apply Now for a Repair the World Fellowship

Are you a young adult interested in launching your professional career at the intersection of service and Jewish engagement?

Celebrating Chanukah With the Miami-Yerucham Partnership

We are one big Jewish family and the unity was in full force on Wednesday’s Chanukah celebration hosted by the Miami-Yerucham Partnership.

Give Your Child the Gift of Israel this Chanukah

This Chanukah, give your child the Gift of Israel, a program of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation that allows you to save for their future Jewish educational experience in Israel.

JCRC Shines a Light on Antisemitism

This past Wednesday, 25 leaders from Miami-Dade's Black and Jewish communities convened at Base Miami for the kickoff to the Jewish Community Relations Council’s (JCRC) #ShineaLight on Antisemitism and Racism Campaign, part of a nationwide initiative.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation, JCRC mourn the death of Rep. Carrie Meek

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) mourn the death of Congresswoman Carrie Meek. The daughter of a sharecropper and granddaughter of slaves, she fought passionately against discrimination and inequality for all communities and was a staunch advocate for refugees and immigrants, in particular Miami’s Haitian community. She also spoke out against the unequal treatment of Afro-Cubans by Cuba’s communist government and marched in Freedom Sunday on Dec. 6, 1987, when 200,000 people protested in Washington, DC in support of Soviet Jewry.

Greater Miami Jewish Federation, JCRC, ADL Condemn White Supremacist Vandalism at Homestead Jewish Center

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation, its Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) are appalled and outraged by this weekend’s vandalism of the Homestead Jewish Center, where an alleged right-wing extremist scaled the synagogue fence and hung a makeshift banner that read, “The goyim know 88.” The incident occurred early Saturday morning during Shabbat (the Jewish Sabbath) and one day before the beginning of Hanukkah.

The Saul Schottenstein Foundation Helps Local Families Celebrate Chanukah

Thanks to the generous legacy of Saul Schottenstein, individuals and families facing food insufficiency will have something special to include in their Chanukah celebration.

Celebrate Chanukah Around the World

The miracle of Chanukah is celebrated in Jewish communities around the world and now you can be a part of the traditions.

Miami Jewish Abilities Alliance Sponsors Program on Selfcare

Caregivers of children with special needs can enjoy an important virtual program on selfcare on Thursday, December 2 from 7-8:30 p.m.

Everything But the Turkey Prepares Nearly 3,000 Food Items for Thanksgiving

With the help of hundreds of passionate volunteers, Everything But the Turkey’s B’nai Mitzvah year was a resounding success!

Women’s Philanthropy Comes Together to Let The Sunshine In

Thank you, Miami! Because of your overwhelming generosity, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation raised more than $1.2 million on Give Miami Day.

Thank You for Your Support on Give Miami Day

Thank you, Miami! Because of your overwhelming generosity, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation raised more than $1.2 million on Give Miami Day.

Nominate a Teen Leader for Diller Tikkun Olam Award

Do you know an outstanding Jewish teen leader who is a true changemaker? Each year, the Helen Diller Family Foundation awards 15 Jewish teens with $36,000 in recognition of their exceptional leadership and engagement in service projects that embody the value of tikkun olam (repairing the world).

Review Your Philanthropic Goals Before the Year Ends

As 2021 comes to an end, it is a perfect time to review your philanthropic goals. You can make an impact today by donating to the Annual Campaign or by perpetuating your giving through legacy planning.

Applications for Jewish Overnight Summer Camps Available

Applications for overnight Jewish summer camp scholarships are now available!

Mazal Tov to the Miami-Yerucham Partnership as it Celebrates its B'Nai Mitzvah Year

Mazal Tov to the Miami-Yerucham partnership as it celebrates its Bar Mitzvah year. To mark the partnership between Federation’s Miami Jewish community and Yerucham in Israel, residents from both communities have created a B'nai Mitzvah booklet highlighting stories from the partnership.

Miami Beach Voters Approve Expansion of Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach

The Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach received overwhelming approval to build a new Learning Center. The local referendum was approved by nearly 80 percent of participating voters.

Jewish Day Schools Restart Robotics Program

The bots are back! After pausing programming due to COVID-19, the Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education (CAJE) Miami Jewish Day School Robotics Program is now operating in a safe and educational way.

Volunteer at Everything but the Turkey and Make a Difference in the Community

Giving back makes the holiday season more meaningful. Join Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC) for the 13th Annual Everything but the Turkey on Sunday, November 21 in North Dade at Aventura Turnberry Jewish Center, 20400 NE 30 Avenue, Aventura or in South Dade at Temple Bet Shira at 7500 SW 120 Street.

This Chanukah, Give the Gift of Israel

This Chanukah, give your child the Gift of Israel, a Federation program that enables you to save for their future Jewish educational experience in Israel.
Give the Gift of Israel

Give the Gift of Israel

This Chanukah, give your child the Gift of Israel, a Federation program that allows you to save for their future Jewish educational experience in Israel.

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Shine a Light on Antisemitism

Shine a Light on Antisemitism

This past Wednesday, 25 Black and Jewish community leaders gathered to kick off the Jewish Community Relations Council’s (JCRC) Shine a Light on Antisemitism and Racism campaign, part of a nationwide initiative during Chanukah.

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Celebrating Chanukah

Celebrating Chanukah

We are one big Jewish family and the unity was in full force on Wednesday’s Chanukah celebration hosted Miami-Yerucham Partnership.

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Repair the World Fellowship Applications Open

Repair the World Fellowship Applications Open

Are you a young adult interested in spending two years launching your professional career at the intersection of service and Jewish engagement?

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