Students from eight Jewish day schools competed in a robotics tournament during the Second Annual Miami Jewish Day School Robotics Festival.
Following the Israel at 70 Miami Mission, 15 dedicated women extended their time abroad to participate in the Women’s Amutot Initiative Study Group.
Less than one week ago, 825 Miamians had a private audience with Israel's President Reuven Rivlin. It was a fitting finale to the Greater Miami Jewish Federation's Israel at 70 Miami Mission.
Mark your calendar for the Greater Miami Jewish Federation 80th Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 31 at 5:30 p.m. at Jungle Island. Chaired by Ray Ellen and Alan Yarkin, the program will honor Amy N. Dean for her service as 2016-2018 Chair of the Board, and install the 2018-2019 Federation Officers and Board of Directors, Trustees, Leadership Council and Council of Jewish Organizations.
Seven exceptional Jewish teens have been selected for the inaugural cohort of the Stephen Muss Impact Fellowship. Thanks to the generosity of Stephen Muss and Federation, the group will spend this fall studying at Alexander Muss High School in Israel (AMHSI).
Before arriving in Israel, 224 Mission participants traveled through Warsaw and Krakow, learning about the atrocities Jews suffered during the Holocaust.
It has been an incredible week celebrating Israel’s 70th birthday with 825 Miamians in the country we all consider our spiritual home. Follow our journey on our Facebook page or on Israelat70MiamiMission.org.
Has the Israel at 70 Miami Mission inspired you to get involved in Federation? Whether or not you traveled with us to Israel, there’s a place for you at Federation.
Rosh Lowe, WSVN Channel 7’s General Assignment Reporter, has been traveling with the Israel at 70 Miami Mission all week long. He has reported from sites across Israel, including Gaza, the Kotel and Yad Vashem, bringing Miami powerful stories of the country’s pride and resilience, as well as the Mission participants' reactions.
Throughout the week, Mission participants have had the opportunity to visit a variety of agencies supported by Federation, our overseas partners — the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and The Jewish Agency for Israel — and other non-governmental agencies.
Purchase delicious challah while helping a meaningful project supported by Federation’s Jewish Incubator Grant! Friendship Bakery, a program of Friendship Circle Miami Beach & North Dade, equips special needs individuals with valuable employment skills.
Through Federation’s Annual Campaign, Israeli and Diaspora young Jews master a well-formed approach to life at Kiryat Yearim, one of Israel’s many mechinas, pre-military academies.
Last week, participants in the Pre-Mission to Poland attended the Annual Yom HaShoah Ceremony at the Holocaust Memorial Beach. This week, they joined thousands of people from around the world to mark Yom HaShoah on the March of the Living.
Federation’s Israel at 70 Miami Mission begins! More than 825 Miamians will be traveling to Israel to participate in this historic journey. You can keep up with all of the Mission activities and celebrations at Israelat70MiamiMission.org.
Miami’s Diller Teen Fellows and their families recently hosted Diller Teens from Federation's partnership city of Yerucham, Israel, in their homes, as part of the program’s Jewish communities' Mifgash (encounter).
Federation’s Task Force to Combat Human Trafficking recently held its 5th Annual Freedom Seder to shed light on modern-day slavery. Representatives of numerous civic and interfaith organizations came together to discuss the societal problem of domestic minor sex trafficking.
The Women’s Impact Initiative of Federation is participating in Change the Culture, a collaborative grant that aims to change attitudes on South Florida college campuses, support survivors, empower women and engage men as allies.
Working with our historic overseas partner, The Jewish Agency for Israel, Federation is helping recent olim (immigrants) learn the language of their new home through Ulpan.
Last week, leadership from Federation’s Jewish Community Relations Council (JCRC) traveled to Washington, D.C. on behalf of our Miami Jewish community for a Day of Advocacy.
Are you or a loved one struggling with illness, or are you looking for a moment to connect and reflect with your community? Mishkan Miami, Federation’s chaplaincy initiative, in partnership with the Pastoral Care Department of Baptist Health, offers free pre-Shabbat healing services the second Friday of every month.