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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.
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.
Join South Dade Moms for a Life-Changing Trip to Israel

Join South Dade Moms for a Life-Changing Trip to Israel

There are only a few spots lefts for a life-changing, free trip this summer to Israel. Join South Dade moms with children below the age of 18 for the Momentum Trip to Israel from July 13-20, 2020.
Register for Young Adults Birthright Israel Trip

Register for Young Adults Birthright Israel Trip

Are you a young adult seeking a meaningful and free Israel experience this summer? This year's Miami Community Birthright trip for residents ages 27-32 will take place June 15-25, 2020. You will explore Israel with your peers, develop friendships and make memories of a lifetime, while connecting with your heritage.
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.
Federation Helps Care for Holocaust Survivors

Federation Helps Care for Holocaust Survivors

For the second consecutive year, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has been awarded a Holocaust Survivor Critical Supports Grant from The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) to care for Holocaust Survivors.
Young Jewish Adults Celebrate Shabbat Through OneTable

Young Jewish Adults Celebrate Shabbat Through OneTable

Thanks to support from Federation, OneTable, a national movement that invites people in their 20s and 30s to connect over Shabbat dinner, has launched in Miami.
JCRC Programs Address Growing Threat of Anti-Semitism

JCRC Programs Address Growing Threat of Anti-Semitism

Building upon a meaningful Main Event that brought together more than 1,150 members of our community to stand up against the epidemic of anti-Semitism, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Jewish Community Relations Council is convening two important programs to address this growing threat.
An Important Message to the Community

An Important Message to the Community

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. Thankfully, we belong to a greater community that cares for one another.

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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.

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POSTPONED: Join Us for Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day

POSTPONED: Join Us for Super Sunday and Good Deeds Day

Super Sunday, on March 15, is being postponed for the good of the community and the welfare of our volunteers and staff. The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is following CDC guidelines for coronavirus regarding gatherings and social distancing.
Life-changing Israel Experiences

Life-changing Israel Experiences

Masa Israel provides young adults with immersive, life-changing experiences in Israel.

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