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01/23/2020

3 Ways to Travel to Israel Right Now

Tags: I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Teens, Women

3 Ways to Travel to Israel Right Now

If you are a young Jewish Clevelander interested in Israel travel experiences, we have 3 great ways to get you to Israel this summer. Applications are being accepted now. Join us!

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01/22/2020

Reporting on & Advocating for Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Israel & Overseas, College, Onward, Overseas, CRC

Reporting on & Advocating for Israel

The experience of participating in Onward Israel helped Naomi to be able to combat BDS on her college campus as well as land a job in the field.

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01/15/2020

A New Law Brings Important Changes to your IRA

Tags: Federation, tax, Planned Giving, legacy, Philanthropy

A New Law Brings Important Changes to your IRA

Updates on how the SECURE Act affects retirement plans. How this new law brings important changes to your IRA.

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01/15/2020

Five Questions with Dr. Maya Lugassi

Tags: Federation, Israel & Overseas, Overseas, Israel, Education, Beit Shean

Five Questions with Dr. Maya Lugassi

Dr. Maya Lugassi is the senior director of Pedagogy and Professional Development at Beit Yatziv, one of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) educational partners in Israel. She recently traveled to Cleveland as part of a delegation of Israeli educators, administrators, and municipal leadership to learn from Cleveland STEM education experts on ways to further implement STEM curriculum in Israel’s geographic and socio-economic periphery, including Cleveland’s sister community of Beit Shean and the Valley of Springs.

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01/09/2020

YLD Names New Board Chair, Vice Board Chair, Adds 12 New Members to its Board

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

YLD Names New Board Chair, Vice Board Chair, Adds 12 New Members to its Board

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) announced the appointment of Cameron Orlean as board chair and Abbie Pappas as board vice chair, effective January 2020. Cameron served as the YLD’s board vice chair last year. He succeeds Dayna Orlean in this role. YLD connects Jewish young adults, ages 22 – 45, to each other and the community through social, volunteer, leadership, and philanthropic activities.

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01/07/2020

Premiere Summer Internship Program in Tel Aviv for Young Adults

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas

Premiere Summer Internship Program in Tel Aviv for Young Adults

Applications are now open for Onward Israel, a prestigious eight-week summer internship program in Tel Aviv for Jewish Cleveland young adults. The Jewish Federation of Cleveland, in partnership with Masa Israel Journey and The Jewish Agency for Israel, are now selecting college students and recent college graduates, ages 19 – 27, to live and intern in Tel Aviv from June 10 – August 4, 2020.

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01/06/2020

Accepting Nominations: Charles Eisenman Award

Tags: Federation

The Charles Eisenman Award, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s highest civic honor, was first awarded in 1924 by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland to recognize individuals or organizations for exceptional civic contributions.

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01/06/2020

New Yorkers Greet Clevelanders with Warm Welcome at 'No Hate. No Fear.' March

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

New Yorkers Greet Clevelanders with Warm Welcome at 'No Hate. No Fear.' March

NEW YORK CITY – More than 100 Clevelanders were welcomed with shouts of joy and astonishment as they marched through Manhattan, joining more than 25,000 people in a “No Hate. No Fear.” march on Jan. 5.

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01/06/2020

Cleveland City Councilman Basheer Jones Presents Resolution in Solidarity with Jews Ahead of March

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Cleveland City Councilman Basheer Jones Presents Resolution in Solidarity with Jews Ahead of March

As people began to board buses at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood bound for the “No Hate. No Fear.” solidarity march in New York City at about 11:30 p.m. Jan. 4, Cleveland City Councilman Basheer S. Jones stopped by bearing a resolution decrying anti-Semitism.

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01/01/2020

Official Statement from Cuyahoga County Police Chiefs Association

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Official Statement from Cuyahoga County Police Chiefs Association

The following statement was issued by the Cuyahoga County Police Chiefs Association on January 1, 2020.

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