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Jul 1, 2020

Masa Israel Journey Offers Gap Year Options

Many American universities are planning to offer remote learning in the fall due to the coronavirus pandemic and some students are feeling reticent about the transition to online learning. For those looking for an alternative, this year provides an opportunity to explore gap year options with Masa Israel Journey. Supported by your donations to the Annual Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign, Masa provides young adults ages 18-30 with immersive, life-changing journeys. While Israel remains closed to tourists, Masa participants receive a special visa that allows them to enter the country. With more than 200 courses lasting five to 12 months, the options are endless. Participants strengthen their connection to Israel and commitment to Jewish life. Since Masa’s founding in 2004, more than 150,000 young people from more than 60 countries have joined in its programs. Click here for more information and to apply.

Coronavirus Task Force Continues to Support Community

Coronavirus Task Force Continues to Support Community

As the pandemic has dramatically changed the world, the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, through its Coronavirus Response Task Force, has mobilized the financial resources to provide immediate help to the most vulnerable.

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Federation Helps Provide PPE at Miami Jewish Health

Federation Helps Provide PPE at Miami Jewish Health

With $165,000 in grants from Federation and in-kind donations from individual donors, local agencies Miami Jewish Health and Jewish Community Services of South Florida have been able to secure additional personal protective equipment (PPE) to enhance the safety and well-being of frontline healthcare workers and social workers while on the job.

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Make Your Voice Heard by Voting

Make Your Voice Heard by Voting

Primary election day is approaching on August 18 and our Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) wants to keep you informed on the key issues and political races.

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Emergency Loan Fund Helps Struggling Jewish Communities Around the World

Emergency Loan Fund Helps Struggling Jewish Communities Around the World

Federation long-standing overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, created a COVID-19 Loan Fund for Communities in Crisis, an emergency initiative that helps Jewish institutions around the world bridge immediate gaps in cash flow amid the pandemic.

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