03/03/2022

Watch: Update from Ukraine

Tags: Federation, Blog, Overseas, Video

Watch: Update from Ukraine

Ukraine is in crisis. The global Jewish community is needed more than ever.

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03/02/2022

Jewish Federation Announces New Scholarship Opportunity for Jewish Summer Camp Counselors

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Jewish Federation Announces New Scholarship Opportunity for Jewish Summer Camp Counselors

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today a new scholarship opportunity for Jewish Clevelanders who plan to work as staff at select Jewish overnight summer camps. The “Mandel Myers Fellowship Program” – funded by a $1,800,000 grant from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Supporting Foundation and a grant of $150,000 a year for the next three years from the David and Inez Myers Foundation – will enable Jewish overnight camps to attract and retain high caliber staff, help students from Cleveland offset the costs associated with attending a four-year accredited university, and add professional development experience to the camp counselor role to make it more competitive with other internship opportunities.

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03/01/2022

Upcoming Events for You

Tags: Federation, Young Families, Young Adults, Women

Upcoming Events for You

This March, we will discuss contemporary antisemitism with renowned author Dara Horn, support the community by donating baby supplies and volunteering at the Cleveland Chesed Center, enjoy fun events for young families, and more.

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03/01/2022

Paying It Forward

Tags: Federation, Philanthropy

Paying It Forward

Like many, Larry Mack’s early memories of tzedakah are tied to the iconic blue Jewish National Fund (JNF) boxes. His family had one at home, and he can still remember when the representative from JNF visited and opened the box with her special key and counted the money they had raised right in front of them. Similarly, at Sunday school at the Temple Tifereth-Israel there was a collection box for Keren-Ami, and Larry brought in coins each week to do his part, reinforcing the lesson that the Jewish people care for one another.

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03/01/2022

jHUB Creates a Big Tent for All

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jHUB Creates a Big Tent for All

jHUB’s mission is to provide a new way for interfaith couples and families to comfortably explore, discover, and personalize the meaning of Jewish culture and values.

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03/01/2022

Serendipitous or Beshert

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Serendipitous or Beshert

Erwin’s only wish was to enable Jewish children to access a formal education, which he will now do for generations to come.

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03/01/2022

Sharon and Jamie Lebovitz: Different Roots...Same Values

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 Sharon and Jamie Lebovitz: Different Roots...Same Values

Starting as young parents, Sharon and Jamie taught their children about tzedakah, gratitude, and personal responsibility. Now grandparents, they continue to celebrate and honor their own parents’ different lives and histories with a commitment to teaching these shared values through their actions.

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03/01/2022

Giving Vital Help to the People of Odessa, Ukraine

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Giving Vital Help to the People of Odessa, Ukraine

Natalia was born in Dnipro on April 15, 1934. Her family moved to Odessa in 1938. In 1941 the family was evacuated to Siberia (in total, there were 10 family members there, and Natalia’s mother was in charge of them). She started school there and continued her education in Odessa, when the family moved back there in 1946.

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03/01/2022

March: Baby Supplies Collection

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March: Baby Supplies Collection

The Hebrew Shelter Home provides emergency and temporary housing for Jewish women and children escaping domestic violence or facing imminent homelessness. There is always a need for baby items.

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02/28/2022

Jewish Community Shows Support at Ukraine Rally

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Jewish Community Shows Support at Ukraine Rally

A prayer service and rally in support of Ukraine was held at St. Vladimir Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral Feb. 27 in Parma.

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