This year, Jews from all over the world made aliyah in record numbers and will be enjoying their first Seder in Israel. Your support of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation/UJA Campaign brought them home to freedom.
We're not surprised. Because of your support of Federation, you have been anywhere and everywhere during these High Holidays! Thank you for your continuing support now and throughout the year. Please enjoy this video as you celebrate Rosh Hashanah.
For one week, we go without bread. Every day, many go hungry. At the seder table, we recline. Many have no bed. We taste bitter herbs. Others face grim hardship. Change hardship into hope today. Give now at JewishMiami.org/passover.
Through Mitzvah Miami and the Jewish Volunteer Center of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation, kids and teens can get involved in tikkun olam through programs like: the Young Lion of Judah, J-STAR, J-Serve, and Summer of Service.
Selam, a multi-generational Ethiopian-Israeli dance troupe from Pardes Channa-Karkur, recently performed at the home of Israeli President Shimon Peres as part of the Open Sukkah event held each year at the President’s home in Jerusalem.
Dr. Martin Karp, Miami-Dade County School Board Member introduces Miami-Dade County Superintendent of Schools Alberto Carvalho at the Tania & Israel Lapciuc Dinner to recognize donors who gave significant funds to benefit the food and nutrition needs of Jewish Community Services (JCS) of South Florida's clients. This video includes Mr. Carvalho's speech.
The Greater Miami Jewish Federation, our Jewish Community Relations Council, the Rabbinical Association of Greater Miami and our entire community join the people of Israel in welcoming home Israeli Staff Sergeant Gilad Shalit, who was kidnapped by Hamas terrorists when he was only 19 years old. Read more: http://bit.ly/q1o2Sw Photos from Reuters.
Peace needs two partners: Israelis and Palestinians. In order to achieve this, both parties need to sit down, together, at the negotiating table and resume bilateral discussions - without preconditions.
Two Otzma Israel program volunteers spent some time in Yerucham, a town in the Negev region of Israel, and partnership town of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. Hear their perspective on life in Yerucham.
During last week’s Solidarity Mission to Israel, 18 community leaders from the Greater Miami Jewish Federation witnessed firsthand the national trauma and pain that our Israeli brothers and sisters are facing since Hamas’ barbaric terrorist attack nearly two months ago.
Saul Schottenstein, z”l, made it a priority for the Saul Schottenstein Foundation to provide grocery gift cards to clients of Jewish Community Services of South Florida Kosher Food Bank during special times of the year, including Chanukah, Passover, the High Holidays and the summer.
The Mission of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation is to mobilize human and financial resources to care for those in need, strengthen Jewish life and advance the unity, values and shared purpose of the Jewish people in Miami, in Israel and around the world.