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Israeli Division Makes History With First-Ever One-Day Mission in Israel

Israeli Division Makes History With First-Ever One-Day Mission in Israel

It was an enlightening, meaningful and historic day for 22 participants of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Israeli Division as they recently came together for the division’s first-ever one-day mission in Israel.
One Month Later, Federation Continues to Support Surfside

One Month Later, Federation Continues to Support Surfside

In the month since the collapse of Surfside’s Champlain Towers South, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has distributed approximately $525,000 in immediate financial aid to those affected by the disaster as they try to rebuild their lives in the uncertain days ahead.
Base Miami Finds Success Despite Pandemic

Base Miami Finds Success Despite Pandemic

Not long after Base Miami became a Federation partner, COVID-19 spread around the world, but even a pandemic couldn’t stop the success of the program and the inspiring duo behind it: Rabbi Adam Gindea and his wife Jessie.
Program Explores the Complexities of Israel

Program Explores the Complexities of Israel

How do we discuss Israel and engage with others about the complexities our homeland faces? This challenging task was the subject of a 16-month initiative sponsored by Makom, the Israel Education Lab of Federation overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel. Educators from Makom worked with residents and professionals from Moishe House, an international program that provides home-based Jewish experiences for young adults.
Miami Jewish Film Festival Named One of the 50 Best

Miami Jewish Film Festival Named One of the 50 Best

For the second year in a row, the Miami Jewish Film Festival (MJFF) was named one of 50 best film festivals in the world in 2021 by Moviemaker magazine.
Miami Teen Brings Tikkun Olam to Life

Miami Teen Brings Tikkun Olam to Life

A hearty of Mazal Tov to Daniel Solomon for winning a 2021 Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Award for his commitment to social justice and volunteer service.
Federation Continues to Help Victims of Surfside Building Collapse

Federation Continues to Help Victims of Surfside Building Collapse

With the collapse of Champlain Towers South, those who were employed by the condo are experiencing a sudden loss of income and the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is helping them get back on their feet.
Young Adults Experience Israel Through the Onward Program

Young Adults Experience Israel Through the Onward Program

Last week, 22 college-aged participants on Miami’s Onward Israel Summer Internship Program visited Federation’s partner city of Yerucham to learn about the relationship between the two communities.
Program Brings Together Fathers and Sons in Ukraine

Program Brings Together Fathers and Sons in Ukraine

Fathers and sons in Kiev, Ukraine are bonding while strengthening their Jewish identity through an innovative program sponsored by Federation overseas partner The American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC).
Be a Changemaker: Apply for a Federation Grant

Be a Changemaker: Apply for a Federation Grant

Federation is looking for changemakers to help transform Jewish life. We are now accepting applications for three grant opportunities for 2022: Women’s Impact Initiative Grants, Jewish Incubator Grants and for the first time, Jewish Abilities Alliance Inclusion Grants.
Federation Is Helping Victims of Surfside Collapse

Federation Is Helping Victims of Surfside Collapse

The tragedy in Surfside has shown the heartfelt generosity and compassion of our community. Thanks to the support of nearly 8,000 donors, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has been able to offer immediate critical help.
Expanded Critical Care Supports Grants Will Assist Aging Immigrant Population2.	Expanded Critical Care Supports Grants Will Assist Aging Immigrant Population

Expanded Critical Care Supports Grants Will Assist Aging Immigrant Population2. Expanded Critical Care Supports Grants Will Assist Aging Immigrant Population

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation awarded $150,000 to 11 local organizations with initiatives supporting older adults, especially those who have experienced trauma.
An Overwhelming Show of Generosity in Response to the Tragedy

An Overwhelming Show of Generosity in Response to the Tragedy

The response to the Surfside tragedy has been overwhelming, proving that generosity and empathy extend far beyond geographical boundaries.
How Your Donations Are Helping

How Your Donations Are Helping

Because of the generosity of more than 7,000 caring people of all faiths from all over the globe, Federation is helping those directly affected by the Surfside Building Collapse. Federation — together with our partner agencies — is providing individuals and families with immediate support as they face the uncertainty of the days ahead.
A Message From Jacob Solomon, President & CEO of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

A Message From Jacob Solomon, President & CEO of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

As families of the missing continue their vigil in Surfside, I know there is not a single person of good will who doesn’t feel the urge to join with the community to offer support and solace to those who are suffering.
The Global Jewish Community Stands With Surfside

The Global Jewish Community Stands With Surfside

We are not alone. Over the past week, our friends and partners from around the world have shown solidarity with Surfside and the individuals and families reeling from this unimaginable tragedy.
Still Supporting Surfside

Still Supporting Surfside

In the month since the collapse of Surfside’s Champlain Towers South, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation has distributed nearly $500,000 in immediate financial aid to those affected by the disaster as they try to rebuild their lives in the uncertain days ahead.

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A Meaningful Trip to Israel

A Meaningful Trip to Israel

It was an enlightening, meaningful and historic day for 22 participants of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Israeli Division as they recently came together for the first-ever one-day mission in Israel.

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Base Miami Thrives

Base Miami Thrives

Not long after Base Miami became a Federation partner, COVID-19 spread around the world, but even a pandemic couldn’t stop the success of the program and the inspiring duo behind it: Rabbi Adam Gindea and his wife Jessie.

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Exploring Israel and Her Complexities

Exploring Israel and Her Complexities

How do we discuss Israel and engage with others about the complexities our homeland faces?

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