Archive for : Miami

The Best Things to Do in Miami This Week

This article originally appeared in the Miami New Times on June 12, 2019.

By Jesse Scott

Wednesday is Juneteenth, which commemorates the abolition of slavery June 19, 1865. To honor the landmark day, Repair the World Miami, Base Hillel Miami, and the National Council for Jewish Women Miami are joining forces for a special gathering, Cocktails With a Conscience.

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Hillel of Buffalo: Repairing the world one day at a time

This article originally appeared in the May 2019 edition of Jewish Journal.

By Alexa Zappia

For the past few months, Hillel of Buffalo has been immersed in an intensive discovery process known as Organizational Design Lab (ODL). As part of this process, members of the Hillel staff met one-on-one with students to learn how we can best serve their interests and needs.

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The best charity events in Miami this week

This article originally appeared on Hoodline on February 26, 2019. 

By Hoodline

Looking to make a difference this week? From charitable happy hours to a gala event, there’s plenty to do when it comes to good causes coming up in Miami this week. Read on for a rundown.

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Commit to helping homeless | Opinion

This article originally appeared in The Florida Sun Sentinel on July 27, 2018.

By Alan Goch

Even living in a privileged society, we are exposed to homelessness and hunger almost daily.

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Jewish organization offers free hair cuts for homeless men

This article originally appeared in The Florida Sun Sentinel’s Jewish Journal on July 25, 2018.

By Sergio Carmona

Repair the World Miami recently partnered with the Miami Rescue Mission to organize an event of free hair and beard cuts for men who are experiencing homelessness at His & Hers Parlour in Miami.

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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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