10/07/2016

Meet Sydney: Caring for Aging Holocaust Survivors

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Meet Sydney: Caring for Aging Holocaust Survivors

Every week, Sydney visits an elderly woman in her home. "She's a survivor and she's been through a lot," shared Sydney. "She only leaves her house for doctor's appointments. She doesn't feel confident to be out in the world. She's homebound basically."

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10/07/2016

A Taste of History at Café Europa

Tags: Federation, Partners

A Taste of History at Café Europa

“They’re our teachers. We can learn so much from them.”

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10/07/2016

Illuminations: The Art of Samuel Bak

Tags: Arts, Federation, PR

Illuminations: The Art of Samuel Bak

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announces the opening of “Illuminations: The Art of Samuel Bak,” a collection of visual art exploring the myriad interpretations of Israel identity. The exhibition is located in the Roe Green Gallery at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building (25701 Science Park Drive in Cleveland).

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09/30/2016

What My Road Trip Taught Me

Tags: Family, Education, Interfaith, Partners

What My Road Trip Taught Me

My husband and I took a weekend getaway to Toronto. Crossing the Peace Bridge into Canada, it struck me how only one lane was allowing entry into the United States, while several lanes were entering Canada. I wondered, “How welcoming does it feel to those who wish to enter the United States?”

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09/30/2016

New Year is Time to Thank Interfaith Families

Tags: Family, Education, Interfaith, Partners

New Year is Time to Thank Interfaith Families

Thank you: two simple words with tremendous meaning. Thank you for being part of our community. Thank you for raising your children with us. Thank you for being with us.

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09/29/2016

Listen: Hoffman Remembers Shimon Peres

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Listen: Hoffman Remembers Shimon Peres

The President of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland remembers former Israeli President Shimon Peres as a man who never gave up.

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09/29/2016

Federation Hosts Training with Milestones

Tags: Women, Family, Partners

At the Federation, believe that together, we are able to accomplish something life-changing, both for ourselves and for those around us. We work as a team. And, those who join our team, become part of one of the most respected and valued Jewish organizations in the country.

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09/29/2016

New Cemetery Managed by Federation

Tags: PR, Cemetery

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland has expanded its Cemetery Preservation efforts, adding Ridge Road #2 Cemetery in Brooklyn, Ohio. Ridge Road #2 becomes the seventh Jewish cemetery to be managed by the Federation’s Commission on Cemetery Preservation (COCP), which is now responsible for the upkeep of over 15,000 graves. Others include: Baxter Cemetery, Chesed Shel Emeth, Fir Street Cemetery, Harvard Cemetery, Lansing Cemetery, and Workmen’s Circle section of Lincoln Cemetery. In Jewish tradition, there is no greater mitzvah (good deed) than honoring those who came before us.

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09/29/2016

Young Families: Meet Aviva!

Tags: Federation, Education, Family, Women, Young Leadership

Young Families: Meet Aviva!

I am the new Young Family Engagement Manager at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. I am a mom of two amazing daughters. We have lived a few places, including Israel and I’m excited to now be in Cleveland. I’m looking forward to connecting with other young Jewish Cleveland families!

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09/29/2016

What is Teshuva?

Tags: Education, Family, Women, Young Leadership

What is Teshuva?

During the High Holiday season, we talk about teshuva or repentance. But what is it exactly? Teshuva actually means "return" in the context of returning from doing wrong.

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