Today marks one year since the devastating collapse of Surfside’s Champlain Towers South, which fell early on the morning of June 24, 2021, claiming 98 precious souls and leaving an entire community devastated.
Thanks to a grant from Federation's Miami Jewish Abilities Alliance (JAA), the Michael-Ann Russell Jewish Community Center (MARJCC) has been able to provide Jewish programming for a group of teens and young adults with special needs.
“Being here is monumental for me as an educator and an African American male,” affirmed Harvey Stribling, one of 50 Miami-Dade County public school teachers who attended a workshop at the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach on June 14 as part of a week-long Holocaust studies program.
Rafting on the Jordan River, hiking in the Upper Galilee, visiting with the Ethiopian-Israeli community in Pardes Channa/Karkur… these are some of the highlights of Federation’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) Birthright Israel trip.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Mission of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is to mobilize human and financial resources to care for those in need, strengthen Jewish life and advance the unity, values and shared purpose of the Jewish people in Miami, in Israel and around the world.