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Sep 18, 2023

Participate in Mishkan Miami’s Refuat Ha-Nefesh and Make a Difference in the Lives of Others

Applications are being accepted for Mishkan Miami’s Refuat Ha-Nefesh, a unique volunteer experience that provides training for Jews ages 21 and older in the art of Jewish spiritual care. A program of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, Mishkan Miami offers spiritual support throughout the Jewish community, providing consolation and guidance to those in need. Volunteers will receive instruction by rabbis and chaplains as well as doctors, bereavement specialists and social workers followed by guidance in finding the right opportunities to apply these skills, including health care, long-term care facilities, or strengthening congregational caring community capacity. Students will also complete a volunteer project geared toward helping older adults and others who are lonely, ill or require help or companionship. Additionally, participants will learn to develop legacy, art, music and creative ritual projects. Trainings will be a combination of virtual Tuesday evening sessions and three in-person Sunday morning sessions from December 17, 2023 to April 9, 2024. For further information, please call Director of Mishkan Miami Rabbi Fred Klein at 786.866.8655. Click here to apply to the program before the deadline of Wednesday, November 17. Following the application, Mishkan Miami will contact you to schedule an informational interview.

Complete Our Community Study

Complete Our Community Study

Conducted by the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies at Brandeis University in partnership with NORC at the University of Chicago, the Miami-Dade Jewish Community survey provides vital information on the number and makeup of Jewish households in Miami-Dade County, as well as their attitudes and needs, and will help plan the future of our evolving community.

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Yerucham Mayor Visits Miami

Yerucham Mayor Visits Miami

Yerucham Mayor Nili Aharon, who was elected mayor in March, visited Federation, as well as a local synagogue, Jewish day school, Jewish community center and the Holocaust Memorial Miami Beach, and met with Federation’s Israel and Overseas Committee, Israeli Division and other committees.

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Shavuot Brunch and Learn

Shavuot Brunch and Learn

Take part in the Jewish tradition of Torah study in advance of Shavuot, as Mishkan Miami presents a special learning opportunity this Sunday, June 9 at Federation.

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Volunteer in Israel This Summer

Volunteer in Israel This Summer

Alexander Muss High School in Israel is offering high schoolers ages 15 and older the chance to participate in a Volunteer Teen Mission for one week in Israel, July 7-15.

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