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Feb 24, 2021

Loan Helps Israelis Study Jewish Texts During the Pandemic

Israel

Thanks to your support of the Annual Campaign, Elul Beit Midrash, the first pluralistic house of learning in Israel, has adjusted to the realities of the pandemic and created new ways for Israelis from different backgrounds and communities to study Jewish texts. The organization received financial help from Federation overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel Emergency Loan Fund for Nonprofits, which enabled it to develop programs that adhered to health guidelines, such as small study sessions, Zoom gatherings and video classes uploaded online. As a result, groups are meeting and learning together virtually and the Elul Beit Midrash continues to create community. “The loan was so vital to us; it helped us to breathe, to stay afloat,” said Guy Gardi, Director of Elul. To learn more about Federation’s work in Israel, click here.

Join Us for the Judicial Reception

Join Us for the Judicial Reception

Join Miami’s legal elite at the Greater Miami Jewish Federation Attorneys’ Division 36th Annual Judicial Reception on Wednesday, May 5 at 5:30 p.m.

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Helping Those Facing Food Insecurity

Helping Those Facing Food Insecurity

Volunteer Jacobo Fux joined 25 volunteers who packed bags of fresh produce, challah, kosher meat and non-perishables and placed then in nearly 300 cars, serving more than 1,100 individuals.

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Teens Advocating Together

Teens Advocating Together

The second year of Teens Advocating Together, a partnership between Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) and the Miami-Dade Branch of the NAACP, concluded last month with two days of virtual advocacy meetings with elected officials in Tallahassee.

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Learn About Severe Autism

Learn About Severe Autism

While the public perception about “living on the spectrum” is palpable, user-friendly and often characterizes those diagnosed with autism as “quirky geniuses,” it is far from reality.

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