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Give Miami Day is Next Week!

Give Miami Day is Next Week!

Give Miami Day is next Thursday, November 16! When you donate to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign on Give Miami Day, your generosity goes even further. That’s because every donation between $25 and $10,000, including new pledges or payments on an existing pledge, made to Federation will receive a bonus gift from The Miami Foundation.
Miami Beach Firefighters Volunteer in Israel

Miami Beach Firefighters Volunteer in Israel

This past Monday, eight City of Miami Beach firefighters deployed to Israel to spend two weeks volunteering as first responders in Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa.
Displaced Israeli Students Continue Learning

Displaced Israeli Students Continue Learning

Thousands of school-age evacuees from Israel’s southern communities, whose education has come to a halt due to the war, are attending makeshift schools in the hotels where their families are now residing.
Local Children Raise Funds for Israel

Local Children Raise Funds for Israel

In the days immediately following the start of the war in Israel, three young South Floridians combined compassion and creativity to raise much-needed funds for the people of Israel, netting a total of $3,369 for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Israel Emergency Fund (IEF).
South Florida Elected Officials Join Together for Town Hall Briefing

South Florida Elected Officials Join Together for Town Hall Briefing

Yesterday, Thursday, November 2, eight South Florida Congresspeople participated in a special Town Hall Briefing on Israel to show their solidarity with the Jewish community.
Combatting Antisemitism: Federation Remains Front and Center

Combatting Antisemitism: Federation Remains Front and Center

Since Hamas’ brutal terror attack, reports of antisemitic incidents have risen nearly 400 percent compared to this time last year, according to the ADL. This meteoric increase in Jew hatred is occurring globally and has grown remarkably worse online, where ADL has recorded a nearly 1,000 percent increase in the daily average of violent messages mentioning Jews and Israel in white supremacist and right-wing extremist channels.
Hibuki: Your Dollars at Work Right Now in Israel

Hibuki: Your Dollars at Work Right Now in Israel

A sad-faced stuffed dog with long arms is providing comfort to children caught in the middle of the war in Israel.
Holocaust Education Week Begins With Kristallnacht

Holocaust Education Week Begins With Kristallnacht

Federation’s community commemoration of Kristallnacht — The Night of Broken Glass — at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on Sunday, November 5 at 6 p.m. marks the start of Holocaust Education Week.
Federation Partners with SCN to Release New Online Form to Report Antisemitic Incidents and Threats

Federation Partners with SCN to Release New Online Form to Report Antisemitic Incidents and Threats

Our Federation has launched a new online form for the public to report threats, incidents and suspicious activity related to Jewish organizations, facilities or community members.
Wear a Blue Ribbon Until the Hostages Are Freed

Wear a Blue Ribbon Until the Hostages Are Freed

Aviv Asher Katz, 2. Raz Asher Katz, 4. Alexander Danzig, 74. Amit Shani, 16. Amiran Cooper, 84. These are the names of just five of the more than 220 hostages who were taken during Hamas’ brutal terror attack.
Yerucham Supports Displaced Israeli Citizens

Yerucham Supports Displaced Israeli Citizens

Miami’s partnership city of Yerucham is making the desert bloom with love for Israel's citizens and soldiers who are experiencing extreme trauma and hardship during these unbearable times.
We Stand With Israel

We Stand With Israel

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is collecting donations for the Israel Emergency Fund to bring critical aid to the people of Israel following the horrific attacks by Hamas. Please click here to make a secure online donation now. Your dollars are already at work in Israel, providing humanitarian assistance to victims and their families.
Supporting Israel, Regardless of Faith

Supporting Israel, Regardless of Faith

This week, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation's Israel Emergency Fund (IEF) received a generous $10,000 contribution from Stefan Hoyer, a non-Jewish resident of Copenhagen, who shared his reasons for giving.
Fund for Victims of Terror Helping Now in Israel

Fund for Victims of Terror Helping Now in Israel

On Saturday, October 7, the Bar-Gil family from Nirim was evacuated from their home after being besieged for many hours following the infiltration of Hamas terrorists into their kibbutz.
Israel at War: Local Organizations Stand in Solidarity

Israel at War: Local Organizations Stand in Solidarity

Following the brutal terror attacks on Israel by Hamas, a number of local community organizations and businesses have publicly voiced their support for Israel and the Jewish community.
Donate Now to the Israel Emergency Fund Campaign

Donate Now to the Israel Emergency Fund Campaign

The Greater Miami Jewish Federation is collecting donations for the Israel Emergency Fund to bring critical aid to the people of Israel following the horrific attacks by Hamas. Please click here to make a secure online donation now. Your dollars are already at work in Israel, providing humanitarian assistance to victims and their families.
Israel Solidarity Rally Draws Thousands

Israel Solidarity Rally Draws Thousands

On Tuesday, October 10, more than 3,000 people came together at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach to stand in solidarity with the people of Israel and to denounce terrorism, in response to the attacks Hamas launched against Israel on Saturday, October 7.
Your Donations to the Israel Emergency Fund

Your Donations to the Israel Emergency Fund

As a result of Federation’s multiple, long-term relationships with our overseas partners, your donations to the Israel Emergency Fund are already at work helping individuals and families that are victims of Hamas’ brutality. With devastation all around, the needs are many.
Shabbat Prayers for Israel and IDF

Shabbat Prayers for Israel and IDF

This Shabbat, as we gather with family and friends, seeking solace at this most difficult time, Federation’s Mishkan Miami invites us to recite a special candle-lighting prayer.
Donate Now to the Israel Emergency Fund Campaign

Donate Now to the Israel Emergency Fund Campaign

In response to the deadly terrorist attacks perpetrated by Hamas and the resulting war in Israel, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation opened an Israel Emergency Fund to bring critical aid to the victims and their families.
Men’s Solidarity Mission

Men’s Solidarity Mission

Last week, 21 men joined the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s fifth Solidary Mission to Israel and found the previously polarized nation now passionately united in a common goal: to win the ongoing war with Hamas.

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Summer Camp at the JCCs

Summer Camp at the JCCs

Register your campers now for a summer of fun at one of our three Miami Jewish community centers.

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Call Your House of Representatives Today

Call Your House of Representatives Today

President Biden’s emergency funding request for Israel, a bipartisan package, includes $14.1 billion in emergency aid to Israel, including vital funding for defense systems like the Iron Dome and Arrow Missile Defense systems.

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No-Interest Loans Available

No-Interest Loans Available

Last week, Parashat Mishpatim reminded us that giving an interest-free loan is considered an even greater mitzvah than giving charity.

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