05/06/2024

WATCH: Supporting Jewish College Students

Tags: Federation, Israel, Advocacy, Video

WATCH: Supporting Jewish College Students

Jewish Cleveland hosted a special webinar on the current climate on campuses across the country, and how we can help fight the antisemitism students and faculty are facing today.

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05/06/2024

Jewish Cleveland’s Annual Yom Ha’atzmaut Event Set for May 14

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Jewish Cleveland’s Annual Yom Ha’atzmaut Event Set for May 14

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host its annual Yom Ha’atzmaut event – a free community celebration of Israel’s Independence Day – on Tuesday, May 14 from 5:30 - 7:30 pm at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation (27501 Fairmount Blvd in Pepper Pike).

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05/03/2024

This Is Not a Peace Movement

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel

This Is Not a Peace Movement

Like you, we have watched in disbelief as pro-Palestinian activism on college campuses across our country have rapidly become violent, anti-Jewish rallies – complete with direct threats and physical attacks on Jewish students, as well as destruction of property.

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05/01/2024

WATCH: Ratzim Bishvilam: Honoring the Innocent Victims of the October 7 Attack on Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Video, Young Adults

WATCH: Ratzim Bishvilam: Honoring the Innocent Victims of the October 7 Attack on Israel

More than 1,000 community members came together for Ratzim Bishvilam (“Running For Them”) to honor the innocent people killed or kidnapped by Hamas on October 7, 2023. This marked six months since the attack on Israel.

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04/25/2024

Cleveland Community Prepares for Yom Hashoah, Yom Hazikaron, Yom Ha’aztmaut

Tags: Federation, Israel, Advocacy

Cleveland Community Prepares for Yom Hashoah, Yom Hazikaron, Yom Ha’aztmaut

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland and area congregations will host programming in May to commemorate Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah, Holocaust Remembrance Day; Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day; and Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day.

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04/19/2024

Leaving Egypt: The Passover Reminder of Resiliency

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel

Leaving Egypt: The Passover Reminder of Resiliency

Each year, as we retell the story of the Jewish people’s exodus from Egypt, we think about seders of the past. Everyone has a role: who reads what part in the Haggadah, who sits quietly hoping they won’t be called on, who asks the four questions, who kicks their sister or brother under the table, who brings the soup or the special family dessert ... who just won’t stop talking ... we all have our roles and our questions.

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04/18/2024

WATCH: Welcoming Israeli Families To Our Day Schools

Tags: Federation, Israel, Day Schools, Video

WATCH: Welcoming Israeli Families To Our Day Schools

When our world changed on October 7, 2023, we opened the doors of our day schools to Israeli families temporarily relocating to Cleveland.

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04/17/2024

WATCH: Bringing STEM Education To Our Jewish Day Schools

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WATCH: Bringing STEM Education To Our Jewish Day Schools

The importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics) education has become a major emphasis in our Jewish day schools. And the students in the upper schools of Fuchs Mizrachi School, Hebrew Academy of Cleveland, and Yavne High School have taken full advantage of these new classes by entering and winning local and national robotics and engineering competitions.

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04/16/2024

Clevelanders on Federation Israel Missions Share Experiences During Iran Attack

Tags: Federation, Israel, Volunteer

Clevelanders on Federation Israel Missions Share Experiences During Iran Attack

As Israel came under attack from Iran early on April 14, many Clevelanders were visiting the Jewish state on missions through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood.

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04/15/2024

"If You Will It, It Is No Dream"

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel

"If You Will It, It Is No Dream"

I am writing this from Tel Aviv where I am with several members of the Greater Cleveland and Jewish Cleveland communities on Federation’s Humanitarian Mission for Business and Civic Leaders. We came to Israel together to see, hear, and begin to comprehend what happened on October 7, 2023, and what that means for Israel and the Jewish people.

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