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Federation Supports Israeli Organizations Focused on Special Needs Grants

Federation Supports Israeli Organizations Focused on Special Needs Grants

With Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance & Inclusion Month beginning on February 1, Federation is honored to support the work of three vital Israeli organizations that address the needs of people with disabilities.
Women’s Impact Initiative

Women’s Impact Initiative

Federation continues to inspire and empower Jewish women and girls to improve our community and work toward social, economic, religious and political equality, this time through our Women’s Impact Initiative grants.
Holocaust Survivors Asked to Participate in Last Chance Testimony

Holocaust Survivors Asked to Participate in Last Chance Testimony

Holocaust Survivors who have yet to record video testimony of their Holocaust-era experiences are urged to participate in the Last Chance Testimony Collection Initiative, a program of the University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation dedicated to permanently archiving Survivors’ personal stories to educate people around the world.
Join Us at The Main Event

Join Us at The Main Event

Come together to celebrate your Jewish community and the State of Israel’s 75th anniversary at The Main Event of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Monday, February 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.
Celebrate Israel and Community at The Main Event

Celebrate Israel and Community at The Main Event

Join your community for an extraordinary evening celebrating Israel’s 75th anniversary, when the Greater Miami Jewish Federation presents The Main Event on Monday, February 20, 2023 at 6:30 p.m. at the Loews Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.
The Women’s Event Focuses on Federation’s Impact

The Women’s Event Focuses on Federation’s Impact

Nearly 600 women from across Miami’s Jewish community came together on Wednesday for The Women’s Event of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, where they were inspired, felt empowered, enjoyed friendship and made a difference through meaningful contributions to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign.
Federation Distributes Jewish Incubator Grants to Miami Nonprofits

Federation Distributes Jewish Incubator Grants to Miami Nonprofits

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation has awarded Jewish Incubator Grants to 17 outstanding organizations in Miami. Now in its 10th year, Federation’s Jewish Incubator Grants Committee has allocated funds for innovative and impactful educational and social services that make a difference in the lives of Jewish Miamians.
UF Hillel Wins National Award for Innovative Initiative

UF Hillel Wins National Award for Innovative Initiative

Mazal tov to the University of Florida (UF) Hillel for being honored with the Eleanor Meyerhoff Katz Innovation Award during last month’s Hillel International Global Assembly in Dallas! The achievement recognizes the best Jewish innovations created on campus that are bold, unique and impactful on the student body.
It’s Almost Time for the Israel 75 Miami Mega Mission

It’s Almost Time for the Israel 75 Miami Mega Mission

As Israel prepares for its 75th anniversary with much excitement and fanfare, we are putting the finishing touches on our Israel 75 Miami Mega Mission, taking place April 20-27. With less than 100 days to go before we come together in Jerusalem, time is running out to register for what will surely be the celebration of a lifetime.
50 Years of Women’s Philanthropy

50 Years of Women’s Philanthropy

Miami’s Jewish women are leading the way in philanthropy, and together they will celebrate the impact of their giving at The Women’s Event, taking place on Wednesday, January 18 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Emanuel Luxury Venue in Miami Beach.
Women’s Amutot Grant Offers Support For Women Trapped in Religious Marriages

Women’s Amutot Grant Offers Support For Women Trapped in Religious Marriages

“There are no words to express the feelings of freedom that I’ve experienced since being granted the get. I now can get on with my life.” These are the grateful words of Sarah, who successfully received a get (religious divorce decree) with the help of Federation’s Women’s Amutot grant recipient Yad La’Isha: The Monica Dennis Goldberg Legal Aid Center & Hotline.
Apply Now for the Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship

Apply Now for the Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship

Students entering their sophomore and junior years of high school are invited to learn about the Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship, a program that offers $15,000 scholarships to next year’s Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI).
MJFF Offering Closed Captioning for Virtual Films

MJFF Offering Closed Captioning for Virtual Films

The Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF), the largest festival of its kind in the world, is offering closed captioning for 16 English-language feature films premiering online through its virtual festival, running January 13-25, 2023.
Federation Women’s Amutot Grant Recipients Announced

Federation Women’s Amutot Grant Recipients Announced

Federation’s Women Amutot Committee recently awarded its 2023 round of grants, committing more than $330,000 to 22 nonprofit organizations that focus on the needs and welfare of women and girls in Israel by addressing economic and social empowerment, protection against and prevention of violence, and leadership development.
Federation Funds Allocated for Food Insecurity in Israel

Federation Funds Allocated for Food Insecurity in Israel

Federation is allocating $100,000 for programs that address nutritional support and food insufficiency in Israel. These programs include Leket Israel, the country’s largest food bank and food rescue network, which redirects surplus produce and meals to a network of 260 nonprofits serving more than 175,000 needy Israelis.
Two Virtual Events Will Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Two Virtual Events Will Commemorate International Holocaust Remembrance Day

In honor of International Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach will present two virtual events on January 26 and 27 that explore Jewish life during the Shoah.
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 22-26, join the Miami Birthright Israel trip, June 14-22 to tap into the sights, sounds and energy of the Jewish homeland.
Reserve Your Spot Now for the Israel 75 Miami Mega Mission, April 20-27, 2023!

Reserve Your Spot Now for the Israel 75 Miami Mega Mission, April 20-27, 2023!

More than 770 people have already registered for the Israel 75 Miami Mega Mission, April 20-27, 2023. There is limited time to register and hold your spot for the celebration of a lifetime!
Hurricane Ian Emergency Relief Fund Update

Hurricane Ian Emergency Relief Fund Update

Thanks to your generous donations to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Hurricane Ian Emergency Relief Fund, The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) has allocated nearly $1 million to help individuals and institutions in the Jewish and general Florida communities significantly impacted by the storm.
2023 Miami Jewish Film Festival Offering Hybrid Movie Experiences

2023 Miami Jewish Film Festival Offering Hybrid Movie Experiences

MJFF), America’s largest Jewish film event, will present its 26th annual program — a hybrid of virtual and in-person events — January 12-26, 2023.
The Main Event

The Main Event

Come together to celebrate your Jewish community and the State of Israel’s 75th anniversary at The Main Event of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation on Monday, February 20 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lowes Miami Beach Hotel, 1601 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach.

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Women’s Impact Initiative Grants

Women’s Impact Initiative Grants

Federation continues to inspire and empower Jewish women and girls, to improve our community and work toward social, economic, religious and political equality, this time through our Women’s Impact Initiative grants.

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Special Needs Grants


Special Needs Grants


Federation’s Israel and Overseas Committee has approved more than $93,000 in funding for three vital organizations in Israel that address the needs of people with disabilities.

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Survivors Last Chance Testimony


Survivors Last Chance Testimony


Holocaust Survivors who have yet to record video testimony of their Holocaust-era experiences are urged to participate in the Last Chance Testimony Collection Initiative, a program of the University of Southern California (USC) Shoah Foundation dedicated to permanently archiving Survivors’ personal stories to educate people around the world.

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