06/07/2018

Watch: Community Leader Recalls the Forming of the State of Israel

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas

Watch: Community Leader Recalls the Forming of the State of Israel

At age 21, Albert Ratner experienced the birth of Israel in 1948. 70 years later, he continues to support and love what Israel is and what it stands for. We had the honor to spend time with the Federation Life Trustee to hear his thoughts on Israel today and the beginning of the Jewish state.

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06/07/2018

Federation Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon Draws 450

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Federation Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon Draws 450

The cause that drove Judi Kovach, co-founder and chair of the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank, to embrace the value of tikkun olam is children’s access to books, however she said others should work to find a cause that inspires them toward that same Jewish value.

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06/06/2018

Watch: Jewish Cemetery Could Become Official Cleveland Landmark

Tags: Federation, PR, Cemeteries

Watch: Jewish Cemetery Could Become Official Cleveland Landmark

To some, the sight of a cemetery invokes fear, and symbolizes death, but not for everyone in the EcoVillage neighborhood, near Fir Street Cemetery on Cleveland's west side.

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06/06/2018

Volunteer of the Month: Marcia Schonberg

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Volunteer of the Month: Marcia Schonberg

Find out how Marcia Schonberg is making an IMPACT! on volunteering.

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06/06/2018

Remembering Leatrice Rabinsky

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Remembering Leatrice Rabinsky

We are sorry to report the death of Dr. Leatrice Rabinsky (z”l), former Federation Board member.

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06/06/2018

Why We Love 'Done in a Day' Opportunities

Tags: Federation, Volunteer

Why We Love 'Done in a Day' Opportunities

Giving of yourself – it’s one of the biggest mitzvah’s you can do. Volunteers give of their time, some for longer periods, some are ‘Done in a Day.’

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06/05/2018

Mazel Tov, 2018 Onward Israel Participants!

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Young Adult, Federation

Mazel Tov, 2018 Onward Israel Participants!

We wish all of our Onward Israel Cleveland participants a safe, exciting, and meaningful summer, as they immerse themselves in Israeli culture and make Cleveland friendships for a lifetime.

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06/05/2018

YLD Weinberg Mission to Israel: March 3 – 9, 2019

Tags: Young Adults, Federation, Missions

YLD Weinberg Mission to Israel: March 3 – 9, 2019

See what Israel has in store for you and other young leaders! Experience Israel’s vibrant arts and culture scene, learn about innovative technology, network with leaders in the nation’s up and coming industries, taste the flavors of the country, and find your own connection to Israel. Whether this is your first time to Israel or a returning visit, you’re sure to have an unforgettable experience.

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06/04/2018

Reflections from a Beit Shean Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Tags: Federation, I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Reflections from a Beit Shean Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Jewish Clevelander Anna Lowenstein is spending 10 months in Cleveland's sister city of Beit Shean, teaching English to Israeli students through the "Masa Israel Teaching Fellows" program. Read an excerpt from her travel blog below:

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06/04/2018

A Day in the Life of a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Tags: I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

A Day in the Life of a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Jewish Clevelander Ali Hamilton shows us a full day at a Haifa, Israel public elementary school with footage of teaching, students, and school life. Ali is a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow, spending 10 months volnteering to teach English to Israeli students.

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