02/23/2018

Federation President Hoffman to Retire at End of Year

Tags: Federation, PR

Federation President Hoffman to Retire at End of Year

Around the world, Cleveland is considered an influential Jewish community. This is the case for many reasons, one of which is its proud history of producing revered Jewish leaders who play instrumental and influential roles in the community at the local, national and international level.

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02/21/2018

One Happy Camper Grants Happiness for Hundreds Each Year

Tags: Family, Philanthropy, Federation, PR

One Happy Camper Grants Happiness for Hundreds Each Year

As families search to give their children a memorable summer experience, Jewish overnight camp offers an opportunity to build relationships and embrace Jewish values. Nonetheless, the cost of attendance can be overwhelming, barring families from exploring the sleepaway scene.

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02/19/2018

Clevelanders Volunteer in Beit Shean

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel, Overseas, Volunteer

Clevelanders Volunteer in Beit Shean

With Volunteer Beit Shean, Jewish Clevelanders are immersing themselves in Israeli life while volunteering in Beit Shean/Valley of Springs, Cleveland’s sister city in Israel. They're helping the people of Beit Shean with daily hands-on volunteer opportunities, enjoying home hospitality, and visiting the city’s historic sites. Read their travel blog now!

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02/16/2018

Community Resources to Cope with Parkland Tragedy

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Community Resources to Cope with Parkland Tragedy

We know the school shooting at Marjorie Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida touched many of our community members.

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02/15/2018

Jewish Federation of Cleveland Announces Leadership Transition Plan

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Jewish Federation of Cleveland Announces Leadership Transition Plan

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland today announced that its president, Stephen H. Hoffman, intends to retire from this position on December 31, 2018.

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02/13/2018

My #JewishCleveland: Joey Rosen

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

My #JewishCleveland: Joey Rosen

I grew up in Cleveland with a sense of pride in being Jewish. I was a part of a very special B’nai Mitzvah with my cousin; being able to do that with her was amazing. I’m also a third generation Holocaust survivor on my father’s side. I never met my grandfather, who I’m named after – I was born to keep his legacy alive.

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02/13/2018

Federation Celebrates Tu b'Shevat, Environment

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Federation Celebrates Tu b'Shevat, Environment

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland celebrated Tu b'Shevat by reflecting on environmental responsibility, appreciation of nature and interfaith connections in the local community via a seder Feb. 6 at Cleveland Botanical Garden in Cleveland.

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02/08/2018

My Jewish Learning: An Old Story for Modern Times

Tags: Family, Education, Interfaith, Partners

My Jewish Learning: An Old Story for Modern Times

A long time ago in medieval Spain, there were three great religious leaders. Saladin was the leader of Muslims. Don Pedro led the Christians. And, the Jews were led by Ephraim Santzi. These leaders wanted to know which of their faiths was the true religion of the one God. Ephraim, in an attempt to answer the question and not offend his colleagues, responded with a story.

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02/08/2018

Meet Stephanie Wieder, JVN Chair

Tags: Federation, Volunteer

Meet Stephanie Wieder, JVN Chair

Stephanie Wieder of Beachwood is honored to become the new Chair of the Jewish Volunteer Network (JVN) at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. Giving her time back to the community is something she’s extremely passionate about. And when she’s not volunteering at Fuchs Mizrachi School and JFSA, or tutoring students at the Cleveland Metropolitan School District through Federation’s PEI program, you’ll see her around town with her husband, Adam, and their three children.

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02/07/2018

YLD Names New Chair, Vice Chair, Adds 10 New Members to its Board

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

YLD Names New Chair, Vice Chair, Adds 10 New Members to its Board

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) announced the appointment of Natan Milgrom as Board Chair and Dayna Orlean as Vice Chair, effective January 2018. They succeed Barry Guttman and Milgrom, respectively, who served in these capacities last year.

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