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Dec 23, 2021

Practice Tikkun Olam by Helping Afghan Refugees

The Torah teaches us to welcome the stranger because we were once strangers in Egypt and you can practice this value by helping Afghan refugees now arriving in Miami. Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Center (JVC), working with our human services partner Jewish Community Services (JCS) of South Florida, is offering a unique opportunity to help 50 Afghan refugees arriving in Miami through JCS’ Refugee Assistance Program (J-RAP). The program will provide comprehensive case management services to the refugees, who have been referred by the State Department. Volunteers can support the new arrivals by providing transportation, accompanying them on shopping trips, delivering food, aiding with employment searches, assisting with homework and English language proficiency and more. “J-RAP is providing a safe and welcoming transition to these new Americans,” said JCS President and CEO Miriam Singer. “It is so very rewarding to volunteer to help the refugees successfully transition into their new lives.” Please click here to help with this important initiative.

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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