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08/21/2019

Our Shlicha's Spicy Fish Recipe

Tags: Food, Federation, Israel, Overseas

Our Shlicha's Spicy Fish Recipe

Our shlicha (Israeli emissary) Li-or Gersht shares a special recipe from home with Jewish Cleveland!

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08/19/2019

Jewish Federation Invites Community to Make an Impact Together on 'Super Sunday'

Tags: Federation, PR, Campaign

Jewish Federation Invites Community to Make an Impact Together on 'Super Sunday'

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host its annual ‘Super Sunday’ event – Jewish Cleveland’s single largest one-day give-a-thon of the year – on Sunday, September 22. Funds raised will benefit the Campaign for Jewish Needs, which provides the critical dollars needed to change and improve lives in Cleveland, Israel, and around the world.

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08/14/2019

Spreading Chesed (Kindness) in Russia and Georgia

Tags: Federation, Blog, Young Adults, Leadership

Spreading Chesed (Kindness) in Russia and Georgia

Recently, Jason and Allison joined a few other members of the Cleveland cohort on a NYLC world mission study to Cleveland’s sister city of St. Petersburg, Russia and Tbilisi, Georgia to see the impact our Campaign dollars are making. They reflected on what this mission meant to them.

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08/07/2019

Federation to Launch Campaign for Jewish Needs on August 28

Tags: PR, Federation, Campaign

Federation to Launch Campaign for Jewish Needs on August 28

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will launch the 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs on Wednesday, August 28 at a special event that will be open to the public at 7:00 pm at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation (27501 Fairmount Blvd in Pepper Pike). The Campaign for Jewish Needs is the Federation’s annual fundraising campaign that raises the critical dollars needed to change and improve lives in Cleveland, Israel, and around the world.

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08/07/2019

5 Questions with...Debbie Yasinow

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Arts, Landau

5 Questions with...Debbie Yasinow

The director of the Cleveland Israel Arts Connection, a program of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, talks about Israeli artist Sigalit Landau’s “Growth & Change,” which is on view through Oct. 27 at the Roe Green Gallery inside the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building.

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08/04/2019

Reflecting On This Weekend's Violence

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This weekend our country was the victim of two acts of domestic terrorism, with deadly shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH. We are angry and horrified by these senseless, violent acts.

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07/26/2019

‘Under Construction’ Puts the Fringe in the BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Arts

‘Under Construction’ Puts the Fringe in the BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival

An Israeli comedy troupe called Davai just made its U.S. premiere at Cleveland’s inaugural BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival. And it did so with a remarkable, 90-minute slice of absurdist, non-verbal storytelling and masterful clownery that lives up to the “fringe” in the festival’s title.

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07/22/2019

Helping Small Jewish Communities Honor Their Pasts While Planning for Their Futures

Tags: Federation, PR, Cemetery

Helping Small Jewish Communities Honor Their Pasts While Planning for Their Futures

The first mention of burial in Jewish tradition is in Vayera when Abraham buries Sarah. Through the Commission on Cemetery Preservation (COCP), a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, Jewish Cleveland continues to recognize that honoring those who came before by caring for their final resting places is one of the highest mitzvot we can achieve.

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07/16/2019

Creating a Local and Global Jewish Community of Doers

Tags: Federation, Israel, Israel & Overseas, Young Adults

Creating a Local and Global Jewish Community of Doers

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Overseas Connections Committee (OCC) and the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) recently teamed up to bring “248,” an innovative and hands-on program, to North America and Jewish Cleveland.

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07/16/2019

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

Tags: Federation, Video, Arts, Israel, Overseas

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

When Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, better known in the dance world as “Mr. Gaga,” ventured to Cuba the dancers of Malpaso Dance Company were somewhat apprehensive. Afterall, Naharin was known to be very demanding. But upon his arrival in Havana, the dancers found him to be very charming.

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