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Helping Ukrainians Settle in Israel

Helping Ukrainians Settle in Israel

“I was lucky enough to be part of this operation, leading and coordinating all the processes for the integration of new immigrants living in the Dan Panorama Tel Aviv hotel,” said Vera Doroshenko of The Jewish Agency for Israel.
Fundraisers Honored at Miami-Dade County Commission

Fundraisers Honored at Miami-Dade County Commission

As we approach the one-year anniversary of the catastrophic collapse of Surfside’s Champlain Towers South condominium, three young volunteers from EZS Events — Efraim Stefansky, Zushie Litkowski and Svia Bension — were recognized last week by Miami-Dade County Commissioner Sally Heyman at a County Commission meeting for raising $1.5 million for victims and families of the tragedy.
Miami Beach Street Named for Rabbi Solomon Schiff, z”l

Miami Beach Street Named for Rabbi Solomon Schiff, z”l

On Friday, June 10, a great spiritual and community leader, Rabbi Solomon Schiff, z”l, was memorialized with a Miami Beach street named in his honor.
Double the Impact of Your Donation Through the Ukraine Relief Challenge Fund

Double the Impact of Your Donation Through the Ukraine Relief Challenge Fund

With your help, Federation and our overseas partner the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, The Jewish Agency for Israel, World ORT and others have been able to bring hundreds of thousands of people to safety in the face of the ongoing war in Ukraine.
Operation Tzur Yisrael Brings Ethiopian Olim to Israel

Operation Tzur Yisrael Brings Ethiopian Olim to Israel

After 17 long years, Alemitu Belew finally reunited with her daughters in Israel, thanks to Operation Zur Israel, which resumed on Wednesday, June 1, bringing 180 Ethiopians to their new homeland.
Ariel Bentata Named Chair Of Board At The Annual Meeting

Ariel Bentata Named Chair Of Board At The Annual Meeting

Last night, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation elected Ariel Bentata as the Chair of the Board of Directors and Lily Serviansky as Board Vice Chair and General Campaign Chair during our 84th Annual Meeting.
Professional Advisors Council to Present Session for Certified Legacy Advisors

Professional Advisors Council to Present Session for Certified Legacy Advisors

Dr. Marc E. Agronin will discuss “Planning for Care in the New Normal: How to Address Estate Planning and Financial Decisions With an Aging Population” at the upcoming session for Certified Legacy Advisors (CLA) presented by Federation’s Professional Advisors Council (PAC) on Wednesday, June 1 via Zoom.
Apply Now for Diller Teen Fellows Cohort 10

Apply Now for Diller Teen Fellows Cohort 10

Apply to be a Diller Teen Fellow before it’s too late! Diller empowers teens from across the globe to become forces of change in their community and beyond.
Federation Conducting Mental Health Survey

Federation Conducting Mental Health Survey

Participate in our confidential and anonymous mental health survey to be entered in a raffle for a $50 gift card! Are you the parent of a teen or young adult or do you work with them in a professional setting?
The Needs in Ukraine Continue — And So Does Our Need to Help

The Needs in Ukraine Continue — And So Does Our Need to Help

With no end in sight to the Russian invasion of Ukraine — multiple cities remain under fire and millions of people are displaced — support for Ukraine’s Jewish community is urgently needed.
Emerging Leaders to Receive Awards at 84th Annual Meeting

Emerging Leaders to Receive Awards at 84th Annual Meeting

Five emerging leaders will be honored at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 84th Annual Meeting, Thursday, June 2 at the Hilton Miami Downtown.
Scheck Hillel Community School Students Visit Yerucham

Scheck Hillel Community School Students Visit Yerucham

For many years, Scheck Hillel Community School — a Federation-funded Jewish day school — has taken its 9th-grade students on an annual trip to Israel, with a visit to Miami’s partnership city of Yerucham in the Negev.
Matching Challenge Fund Announced for Ukraine

Matching Challenge Fund Announced for Ukraine

You can DOUBLE THE IMPACT of your donation to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Ukraine Emergency Fund, thanks to the generosity of an anonymous donor.
Federation Launches Youth Mental Health Initiative

Federation Launches Youth Mental Health Initiative

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Federation is shining a light on this important issue. In response to the US Surgeon General’s warning of “a mental health crisis among our nation’s youth,” Federation launched a Youth Mental Health Task Force in January.
73-Year-Old Ukrainian Begins New Life With JDC’s Help

73-Year-Old Ukrainian Begins New Life With JDC’s Help

"It's hard, because, you know, it's very scary to start a new life at the age of 73. I feel pure terror," says Yelizaveta, a Ukrainian who was forced to hide in her bathroom when constant shellings threatened her safety.
Join Us for the 84th Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

Join Us for the 84th Annual Meeting of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation

In recognition of their leadership, commitment, dedication, passion and concern for the welfare of the Jewish people, Jeffrey Scheck and Isaac K. “Ike” Fisher will be recognized by the Greater Miami Jewish Federation at our 84th Annual Meeting, Thursday, June 2 at 6 p.m. at the Hilton Miami Downtown, 1601 Biscayne Boulevard.
Electing 2022-2023 Leadership at the 84th Annual Meeting

Electing 2022-2023 Leadership at the 84th Annual Meeting

On Thursday, June 2, Miami’s Jewish community will come together to elect the 2022-2023 leadership at Federation’s 84th Annual Meeting, taking place at the Hilton Miami Downtown. These extraordinary individuals comprise Federation’s Officers, Board of Directors and Leadership Council, and also the various entities that make up the Council of Jewish Organizations.
Once a Recipient of Service, Evgenia is Now Paying it Forward


Once a Recipient of Service, Evgenia is Now Paying it Forward


“It was a call from within — simply help people,” shares Evgenia Kasap, a call center coordinator for Federation’s overseas partner the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC).
26th Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference

26th Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference

“Creating Meaning in Times of Uncertainty” is the timely topic that will be explored at the 26th Annual Ministering to the Elderly Conference on Wednesday, June 8 at Miami Jewish Health.
Join a Synagogue

Join a Synagogue

Have you ever thought about joining a synagogue? Are you looking for a spiritual connection the Jewish New Year? There is no better way to experience the richness of the High Holidays than among a congregation of your friends and neighbors.

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Welcoming Ukrainians

Welcoming Ukrainians

As Ukrainians continue to flee their war-torn country, many are coming to Miami – and our Jewish community is providing a much-needed welcome and services to help them settle in.

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Israel 75 Concert

Israel 75 Concert

Voices of Israel, a world-class concert celebrating Israel 75 on Thursday, April 26, is a signature event of the Israel 75 Miami Mega Mission, featuring Israel’s top musical performers for a stunning evening of Jewish spirit and song under the stars at the Caesarea Amphitheater.

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Keshet Leadership Project

Keshet Leadership Project

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation will participate in the Keshet Leadership Project for training in Jewish LGBTQ+ community engagement.

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