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Supporting Domestic Abuse Survivors

Supporting Domestic Abuse Survivors

Two decades ago, Federation Women’s Philanthropy created a movement to support survivors of domestic abuse, which resulted in the Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home) program.
Your Federation Donation Goes Far

Your Federation Donation Goes Far

Did you know that 90 cents of every dollar donated to Federation goes directly to support more than 160 programs and agencies serving Jewish needs in Miami, Israel and around the world?
JCC Camps Host Robotics Team

JCC Camps Host Robotics Team

It was a high-tech week for campers at Miami’s three Federation-supported Jewish community centers (JCCs), thanks to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Miami-Yerucham Partnership.
Serving Jews with Special Needs in Ukraine

Serving Jews with Special Needs in Ukraine

In Kharkov, Ukraine, young adults with disabilities enjoy socialization and companionship thanks to a program of Federation overseas partner the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC).
Mayor of Yerucham Recognized as a Forbes “Power Woman”

Mayor of Yerucham Recognized as a Forbes “Power Woman”

A hearty mazal tov to Tal Ohana, mayor of Federation partner city Yerucham, who was recently named one of Forbes Israel 2019 Power Women. At 35 years old, Ohana is the first woman ever to serve as mayor of the city.
Strengthening Jewish Life in Kazakhstan

Strengthening Jewish Life in Kazakhstan

Federation overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC), is helping Jewish women in Karaganda, Kazakhstan in the former Soviet Union find connection and camaraderie.
Holocaust Memorial Provides Meaningful Experience

Holocaust Memorial Provides Meaningful Experience

Are you looking for a meaningful experience here in Miami? Visit the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach at 1933-1945 Meridian Avenue.
Young Adults From Miami Experience Israel With Taglit-Birthright

Young Adults From Miami Experience Israel With Taglit-Birthright

A warm welcome home to the 41 participants from the Miami Community Taglit-Birthright trip, organized by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, who recently returned from Israel.
Register for the Miami Medical Mission to Israel

Register for the Miami Medical Mission to Israel

Are you a medical professional looking for a unique experience in Israel? Don’t miss the chance to visit Israel on the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Medical Mission, October 28-November 3, 2019.
Israeli Volunteers Make a Difference in Puerto Rico

Israeli Volunteers Make a Difference in Puerto Rico

Federation overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, is on the ground making a difference in Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
Bringing Israel to Campers at the JCC

Bringing Israel to Campers at the JCC

Six idealistic, young Israelis are bringing Israel to campers at the three Federation-funded Miami Jewish community centers, through a program of Federation overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel.
Local Campers Perform Mitzvahs

Local Campers Perform Mitzvahs

Federation Jewish Volunteer Center is partnering with the Dave and Mary Alper Jewish Community Center Camp J to help campers incorporate the spirit of service into their summer.
Adjusting to Life in Israel

Adjusting to Life in Israel

It's lights, camera, action for a select group of Jewish students from Israel and Europe at Federation overseas partner World ORT Digital Skills Academy in Bulgaria.
Indigent Burial Program Offers Help in a Time of Need

Indigent Burial Program Offers Help in a Time of Need

When someone passes away and loved ones lack the means to provide a proper Jewish burial, Federation can help.
South Dade Moms Prepare for a Trip to Israel

South Dade Moms Prepare for a Trip to Israel

When someone passes away and loved ones lack the means to provide a proper Jewish burial, Federation can help.
Students Receive Tuman Scholarships for College

Students Receive Tuman Scholarships for College

Mazal Tov to the recipients of Sylvia Tuman Scholarships, administered by The Foundation of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation.
Support Federation When You Shop With AmazonSmile

Support Federation When You Shop With AmazonSmile

Did you know you can support Federation while shopping online with a simple click? When you sign up for AmazonSmile, the company donates .5% of the price of your eligible purchases to Federation.
Students From Two Florida Hillels Visit Yerucham During Birthright

Students From Two Florida Hillels Visit Yerucham During Birthright

Students from two Miami-Dade Hillels — Hillel at FIU and University of Miami Hillel — recently participated in Taglit-Birthright Israel and visited Miami’s partneship city of Yerucham.
Program Helps College Students Build Skills and Connect to Israel

Program Helps College Students Build Skills and Connect to Israel

Miami-Dade college students are strengthening their personal connection to Israel while building their resumes through Onward Israel, a program supported by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation and our overseas partner agency The Jewish Agency for Israel.
Friendship Circle Expands Summer Camp

Friendship Circle Expands Summer Camp

Children with special needs are looking forward to having fun this summer during Friendship Circle Camp, from June 11-21 at the Galbut Family Miami Beach Jewish Community Center (JCC) Simkins Family Campus.
Got Robots?

Got Robots?

It was a high-tech week for campers at Miami’s three Federation-supported Jewish community centers, thanks to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Miami-Yerucham Partnership.

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Peace in the Home

Peace in the Home

Shalom Bayit (Peace in the Home) program provides help to domestic abuse survivors and their children.

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Federation’s Fiscal Responsibility

Federation’s Fiscal Responsibility

Ninety cents of every dollar donated to Federation goes directly to support more than 160 programs and agencies serving Jewish needs in Miami, Israel and around the world.

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Serving Jews in Ukraine

Serving Jews in Ukraine

Jews with disabilities in Ukraine enjoy socialization and companionship through a program created by Federation overseas partner, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee program.

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