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Donate to our Hurricane Ian Emergency Relief Fund

Donate to our Hurricane Ian Emergency Relief Fund

Be part of the Jewish community's response to help victims of Hurricane Ian. The Greater Miami Jewish Federation has established an Emergency Relief Fund to assist people impacted by Hurricane Ian.
Give Your Eighth Grader an Israel Experience with IsraelNow

Give Your Eighth Grader an Israel Experience with IsraelNow

IsraelNow, an immersive travel experience acquainting eighth graders with Israel, is accepting applications through October 13 for its second cohort, March 20-29, 2023, during Miami-Dade County Spring Break.
Base Miami Starts Jewish Learning Experience For Interfaith Couples

Base Miami Starts Jewish Learning Experience For Interfaith Couples

Greater Miami Jewish Federation subsidiary Base Miami has been chosen as the pilot partner for Embark, a project of The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) created in response to the growing number of interfaith marriages.
Federation Forges Partnership With CSS to Expand Synagogue Security

Federation Forges Partnership With CSS to Expand Synagogue Security

In light of rising antisemitism and extremism in Florida, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and the national Community Security Service (CSS) have announced a partnership enabling Jewish congregations in Miami-Dade County to play a more active role in their security through organized volunteer-driven programs and training opportunities.
Repair the World New Fellows Help Welcome 5783

Repair the World New Fellows Help Welcome 5783

Repair the World – Miami (RTW), an organization committed to social justice through community service and learning, will kick off a new year of activities with a Meet the Fellows Shabbat dinner this evening, September 23 at 7 p.m., at Naomi’s Garden in Miami.
JFNA Connect Displaced Ukrainians With Israel’s Hi-Tech Sector

JFNA Connect Displaced Ukrainians With Israel’s Hi-Tech Sector

Israeli nonprofit Reboot Startup Nation is helping immigrants and refugees displaced by the war in Ukraine secure hi-tech jobs in Israel through a partnership with The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA).
Award-Winning Summer For Federation Partner Agencies

Award-Winning Summer For Federation Partner Agencies

Summer 2022 was a season of awards and recognition for three Federation agencies that receive yearly allocations from the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign.
Saul Schottenstein Grocery Gift Cards Help Families Celebrate High Holidays

Saul Schottenstein Grocery Gift Cards Help Families Celebrate High Holidays

Thanks to the vision of philanthropist Saul Schottenstein, of blessed memory, clients of Jewish Community Services Kosher Food Bank will welcome 5783 with joy, dignity and a few special touches.
JDC Supporting Ukrainian Refugees in Moldova

JDC Supporting Ukrainian Refugees in Moldova

"The first thing they do when they arrive is start telling us what they've gone through, everything that's happened, and [we] … let them process. Then, we comfort them, tell them that they're safe here, everything's all right."
Apply Now For Mishkan Miami’s Refuat Ha-Nefesh

Apply Now For Mishkan Miami’s Refuat Ha-Nefesh

Federation’s Mishkan Miami is accepting applications for Refuat Ha-Nefesh, a unique Jewish spiritual care volunteer training program. Jewish community members ages 21 and older are invited to apply for this rewarding experience helping older adults in need of support or companionship.
High Holiday Welcome Program Ends This Weekend

High Holiday Welcome Program Ends This Weekend

The High Holiday Welcome Program, a partnership between the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami and numerous Miami-Dade County synagogues ends this Sunday, September 18.
Operation Zur Continues to Reunite Ethiopian Families in Israel

Operation Zur Continues to Reunite Ethiopian Families in Israel

This past Wednesday, Israel welcomed 209 Ethiopians fulfilling a lifelong dream of aliyah and reuniting with family members already in Israel. Some have been waiting anxiously for decades to see their loved ones.
My Legacy Story

My Legacy Story

My Legacy Story is an easy-to-use, interactive booklet that enables you to answer questions about your life and your Jewish journey, and then share it with your loved ones. It is designed to be a fillable PDF.
Russian Invasion Hits Six-Month Mark; Federation Is Still There

Russian Invasion Hits Six-Month Mark; Federation Is Still There

It’s been six months since Russia invaded Ukraine and Federation and our overseas partners remain in the region providing critical resources and expertise to respond to the worst humanitarian and refugee crisis in Europe since World War II.
High Holiday Welcome Program Offers Free Seats to New Year Services

High Holiday Welcome Program Offers Free Seats to New Year Services

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami, together with more than 30 participating synagogues, are offering free seating to unaffiliated members of our community through the High Holiday Welcome Program.
Ukrainian Children Refugees Attend Summer Camp

Ukrainian Children Refugees Attend Summer Camp

Despite the ongoing war, displaced Ukrainian children experienced the joys of summer camp earlier this month through Federation overseas partners the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and The Jewish Agency for Israel.
Rabbi Mario Rojzman Elected President Of Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami

Rabbi Mario Rojzman Elected President Of Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami

A hearty Mazal Tov to Rabbi Mario Rojzman, spiritual leader of Beth Torah Benny Rok Campus, who was elected President of the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami (RAGM).
New Foundation Website Component Provides In-Depth Insight Into Legacy Giving

New Foundation Website Component Provides In-Depth Insight Into Legacy Giving

The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has unveiled a new website that provides tax-wise resources to help you maximize your charitable giving opportunities.
High Holiday Welcome Program is Now Taking Reservations

High Holiday Welcome Program is Now Taking Reservations

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation and the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami, together with numerous participating synagogues, are offering a limited number of seats at no charge for holiday services to unaffiliated members of our community through the High Holiday Welcome Program.
Apply For a Jewish Incubator Grant

Apply For a Jewish Incubator Grant

Now in its 10th year, Federation’s Jewish Incubator Grants Committee is looking for innovative and impactful ideas that will help strengthen Miami’s Jewish community. Jewish organizations, synagogues, agencies and schools with creative and forward-thinking initiatives that enrich social-service, educational or Jewish-identity-building activities are invited to apply for funding for new programs or the expansion of existing programs.
Help After Hurricane Ian

Help After Hurricane Ian

Be part of the Jewish community's response to help victims of Hurricane Ian.

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Strengthening Security

Strengthening Security

In light of rising antisemitism and extremism in Florida, Federation and the national Community Security Service (CSS) have announced a partnership enabling Jewish congregations in Miami-Dade County to play a more active role in their security through organized volunteer-driven programs and training opportunities.

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Judaism for Interfaith Couples

Judaism for Interfaith Couples

Federation subsidiary Base Miami has been chosen as the pilot partner for Embark, a project of The Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) created in response to the growing number of interfaith marriages.

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IsraelNow for Eighth Graders

IsraelNow for Eighth Graders

IsraelNow, an immersive travel experience acquainting eighth graders with the Jewish homeland, is accepting applications through October 13 for its second cohort, March 20-29, 2023.

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