The Greater Miami Jewish Federation was established in 1938 with the aims of addressing the needs of the Jewish community, enriching Jewish life and promoting communal leadership. Through its support of local agencies, it works to provide social services and educational programming, and to advocate for Jewish interests both locally and internationally.
Jacob Solomon serves as the president and CEO of the Greater Miami Jewish Federation. He joined the Miami Federation in 1981 and was appointed executive vice president in 1992, and president and CEO in 2008. Solomon holds a master's in social work from Yeshiva University's Wurzweiler School of Social Work. He received the Mandelkorn Distinguished Service Award from the Association of Jewish Community Organization Professionals in 2005 and the Professional Leadership Award from the World Council of Jewish Communal Service in 2007.