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11/23/2022

Keeping Cleveland Stronger Than Hate

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Keeping Cleveland Stronger Than Hate

This time in the Hebrew calendar is known for heshbon hanefesh – accounting of the soul, a time of self-reflection.

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11/23/2022

Comedy Writer Leifer To Speak At Women IN Philanthropy MaIN Event

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Comedy Writer Leifer To Speak At Women IN Philanthropy MaIN Event

Women IN Philanthropy: The MaIN Event will be held in person for the first time as it honors Heather Schlang with the Irene Zehman Volunteer Award and welcomes award-winning comedy writer Carol Leifer as the featured speaker.

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11/21/2022

Submit Applications for Young Leadership Division Board

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Submit Applications for Young Leadership Division Board

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Young Leadership Division (YLD) is seeking outstanding young Jewish Clevelanders to serve on the YLD Board. YLD engages and cultivates future leaders of the Cleveland Jewish Community. YLD Board members, ages 22-45, will have the opportunity to drive YLD activity in its three core areas of focus - engagement, leadership development and philanthropy. The YLD Board is comprised of rising stars who serve in varying capacities professionally and in volunteer service throughout our community.

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11/21/2022

Mindful Tax Advice for End-of-Year Giving

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Mindful Tax Advice for End-of-Year Giving

The year-end rush applies to many things: closing deals, shopping, travel and charitable giving. In fact, 30% of all donations each year are made in December. Don’t let the busy season keep you from being thoughtful about charitable contributions. Making tax-smart choices about how you donate can help make the most out of your contributions and other year-end planning.

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11/15/2022

Former Federation Board Chair Michael Siegal to be Awarded Medal of Honor by Israel's President Herzog

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Former Federation Board Chair Michael Siegal to be Awarded Medal of Honor by Israel's President Herzog

Former Board Chair of Jewish Federations of North America Michael Siegal is one of five notable leaders who will be awarded the prestigious Israeli Presidential Medal of Honor, according to an announcement issued by the Office of President Isaac Herzog. The prize, which is the highest civil medal awarded by the President of Israel, will be presented in recognition of Siegal’s extraordinary commitment to the Jewish nation and to advancing ties between Israel and North American Jewry.

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11/14/2022

Federation’s Lion Of Judah Society Roars For 50 Years

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Federation’s Lion Of Judah Society Roars For 50 Years

The Lion of Judah Society is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year and will honor Clevelander Beth Wain Brandon, among others, at the International Lion of Judah Conference taking place Dec. 11 to Dec. 13 in Phoenix.

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11/14/2022

Federation, LIFE & LEGACY Partnership Celebrates First Year

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Federation, LIFE & LEGACY Partnership Celebrates First Year

This November marks one year since the Jewish Federation of Cleveland partnered with the Harold Grinspoon Foundation’s LIFE & LEGACY program to benefit and sustain its agencies.

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11/08/2022

Heather Schlang to Receive Prestigious Irene Zehman Volunteer Award

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Heather Schlang to Receive Prestigious Irene Zehman Volunteer Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today that Heather Schlang is the 2022 recipient of the Irene Zehman Volunteer Award. Each year, the Federation recognizes a Jewish woman or group of women who demonstrate the highest ideals and practices of volunteer service on behalf of the Jewish and/or general community. Schlang, a community volunteer and Chair of Share What You Wear (SWYW), a project of the National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland (NCJW/CLE), will be honored at the Federation’s Women IN Philanthropy MaIN Event on December 1.

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11/07/2022

WATCH: Supporting, Caring for, and Celebrating Survivors

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WATCH: Supporting, Caring for, and Celebrating Survivors

The Federation has been dedicated to caring for Holocaust survivors for decades. By leveraging the Kavod Shef matching funds, the Federation and JFSA can continue to provide the support and share with survivors in our Cleveland community the resources they need to live comfortably and more dignified.

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