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Jan 12, 2022

Israel Welcomed Historic Amount of Olim in 2021

Despite the ongoing challenges of the pandemic and the violence erupting from Gaza, more than 27,000 olim (immigrants) made Israel their new home in 2021. According to data released from the country’s Ministry of Aliyah and Integration and Federation overseas partner The Jewish Agency for Israel, this represents a 30% increase over 2020 and includes the highest number of American Jews since 1973. Upon landing in Israel, The Jewish Agency helps new arrivals find their footing with intensive language and acculturation classes. From establishing a bank account and obtaining a driver’s license to finding a new job or even enlisting into the Israel Defense Forces, the olim have a helping hand as they become new Israeli citizens. Click here to make a donation and support Federation’s work overseas.

Keeping Our Community Safe

Keeping Our Community Safe

Against the backdrop of rising incidences of antisemitism and increasing threats to the safety of Jews everywhere, Federation is helping to protect our community now and always.

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Birthright Applications Open

Birthright Applications Open

Applications are now open for the Miami community Birthright Israel trip, June 13-24.

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Marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Marking International Holocaust Remembrance Day

Part of the mission of the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach is to educate our community about the horrors of the Holocaust.

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Supporting Students

Supporting Students

For students, the pandemic has been particularly challenging as they have navigated social isolation, online education and missed milestones.

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