Archive for : Miami

Goch: Resolve to help make a difference in 2018

This post originally appeared in The Florida Sun-Sentinel and Jewish Journal on January 8, 2018.

By Alan Goch

Days into the new year, commitments we make to ourselves to shrug off extra holiday pounds through dieting and workout regiments are well intended but not always easy to keep. While trying to get yourself in shape, why not make 2018 the year to also help shape our world into one where different cultures and communities have a better understanding of each other?

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Repair the World Miami Representatives Discuss 2018 Goals and Resolutions

This post originally appeared in The Florida Sun-Sentinel and Jewish Journal on January 3, 2018.

By Sergio Carmona

The national organization Repair the World formed a partnership with the Greater Miami Jewish Federation last year. Through this partnership, Repair the World Miami launched in summer 2017.

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Volunteers come together for Everything But the Turkey program

This article originally appeared in The Florida Sun-Sentinel and Jewish Journal on November 22, 2017.

By Sergio Carmona

Local volunteers came together at different locations throughout Miami-Dade County to prepare bread, sweet potato casserole, stuffing and other treats for less fortunate people in the community during the Jewish Volunteer Center of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation’s ninth annual pre-Thanksgiving “Everything But the Turkey” program.

Lori Tabachnikoff, director for the Jewish Volunteer Center, thought the turnout this year was “amazing.”

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