01/08/2019

"Sharing Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Relationship" at CRC Annual Meeting

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

"Sharing Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Relationship" at CRC Annual Meeting

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host two professionals from Roots-Shorashim-Judur, a network of Israelis and Palestinians working together to make changes in an effort to end the ongoing struggle between the two sides. Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger, Roots Co-Founder, and Shadi Abu Awwad, Roots Palestinian Youth Director, will discuss “Sharing Perspectives on the Israeli-Palestinian Relationship” at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee (CRC) and Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture.

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01/07/2019

Why We Volunteer with JDN Early Childhood Center

Tags: Federation, Volunteer

Bellefaire JCB, a Federation beneficiary agency, has been a community institution since the 1860’s. From community services and counseling and mentoring, to adoption and foster care services and combating youth homelessness and early intervention services, Bellefaire JCB is on top of caring and supporting Jewish Cleveland.

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01/04/2019

What's Happening in January: Upcoming Events

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What's Happening in January: Upcoming Events

We hope you'll join us at some of our upcoming Federation events this month. There's something for everyone! To learn more or register, simply click on the links corresponding to the event you're interested in attending.

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01/04/2019

Volunteer of the Month: Marv Gisser

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Volunteer of the Month: Marv Gisser

Find out how Marv Gisser is making an IMPACT! by volunteering.

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01/03/2019

Coaching Circles Series IV Launches

Tags: Women, Federation

Coaching Circles Series IV Launches

Coaching Circles, a leadership development program, offers women a supportive and motivating environment to connect through meaningful conversations and peer coaching. Coaching Circles was created to give participants an opportunity to work with seasoned lay leaders to help enhance their skills and talents. This program has already enabled 108 women to establish new relationships, develop in an area that is a current challenge related to a career or community volunteerism, and learn about the Federation.

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01/03/2019

Message from Danielle Wild, Women's Philanthropy Chair

Tags: Women, Blog

Thanks to all of you, we have once again demonstrated the Power of Women in the 2019 Campaign for Jewish Needs.  Women’s Philanthropy raised $4,365,891 from 3,714 donors this year!  Through our efforts, women helped in reversing the donor count for the first time in over a decade, bringing us to over 10,000 donors in total.

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01/03/2019

Experiencing Our Impact in Israel

Tags: Women, Federation, Israel, Overseas

Experiencing Our Impact in Israel

I recently had the incredible opportunity to visit Israel with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland where I attended the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) General Assembly in Tel Aviv, along with the Israel at 70 Mission that took a deep dive in more remote communities.

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01/03/2019

Meet the 2019 Women's Philanthropy Leadership Team

Tags: Federation, Women

Meet the 2019 Women's Philanthropy Leadership Team

We welcome all the women who will be leading our strong, vibrant community in the coming year and thank you to all of our outgoing chairs for their dedication.

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12/21/2018

Hoffman Set to Pass the Torch as Federation President

Tags: Federation, PR

Hoffman Set to Pass the Torch as Federation President

In the weeks leading up to his Dec. 31 retirement, Jewish Federation of Cleveland President Stephen H. Hoffman’s office appeared ready for an impromptu meeting. Photos and gifts adorned with plaques engraved with names of organizations he’s worked with were still strewn around the room. Unlike others who may be preparing to vacate their office, not one cardboard box sat waiting to be filled.

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12/14/2018

From Puerto Rico to Cleveland to Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

From Puerto Rico to Cleveland to Israel

Like most college freshmen, Alejandra Fishman arrived on the campus of Kent State University feeling equal parts excited and nervous. The native of Puerto Rico chose Kent State University to study at the Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising. Moving to Northeast Ohio for college was a change for her, but it felt like home immediately after stepping on campus.

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