02/22/2017

Easy Purim Costume Ideas

Tags: Education, Family, Women, Young Leadership

Easy Purim Costume Ideas

In some ways, Purim is one of the most kid-friendly holidays in the Jewish calendar. Traditions include making gift baskets of tasty goodies to share with friends, shaking groggers or noise makers, and participating in a costume parade. If your children want to dress up for Purim this year, here are a few simple, easy, costumes to create, inspired by PJ Library books! Each of these costs $20 or less to create and can be accomplished with no sewing whatsoever.

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02/22/2017

Celebrating Purim With Kids

Tags: Education, Family, Women

Celebrating Purim With Kids

Of all the holidays in the Jewish year, none is more fun for children than Purim. Kid-friendly Purim activities include baking hamantaschen, delivering mishloach manot, gift baskets, to friends and neighbors, dressing up in costume, and shaking a grogger.

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02/21/2017

Public Officials Condemn Threats of Violence

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

We appreciate the statement of support from Senator Sherrod Brown condemning threats of violence against Beachwood's Mandel Jewish Community Center.

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02/20/2017

Accepting Nominations: Gries Family Award for Community Leadership

Tags: Leadership

The Gries Awardee each year is someone who has “demonstrated leadership in Federation activities as well as significant leadership in Greater Cleveland’s general community.”

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02/20/2017

My #JewishCleveland: Natalie Winer

Tags: Federation, Blog, Young Adult, Overseas, Israel

My #JewishCleveland: Natalie Winer

My dad is Jewish and my mom is Catholic. I went to Catholic school from Pre-K through 12th grade. We hardly ever went to synagogue growing up. However, I started attending Shabbat services with my dad during high school and began to feel an extra sense of fulfillment.

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02/20/2017

Creative Kosher: Algerian Eggplant

Tags: Food, Holidays, Women, Teens, Family, Young Adults, Federation

Creative Kosher: Algerian Eggplant

As Jews, we are given an awesome gift; Shabbos. Shabbat is the best day of the week. On Shabbos, we get to take a step back from the chaotic, busy lives that we all live and appreciate everything that we have been given.

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02/20/2017

Watch Now: Interfaith Tu B'Shevat Seder

Tags: Federation, Video, Advocacy

Watch Now: Interfaith Tu B'Shevat Seder

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Community Relations Committee (CRC) held its third annual Tu B’Shevat Seder celebrating a shared Earth and the new year of the trees. It brought together more than 100 community members from many faiths and religions.

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02/16/2017

IMPACT!, PEI Volunteer Featured in CJN

Tags: Federation, PR, Volunteer, PEI

IMPACT!, PEI Volunteer Featured in CJN

Right after Margy Weinberg retired, she sat down and thought about how she could help people who needed it the most. While helping children learn was her initial focus, she has added a range of other volunteer endeavors to her retired life.

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02/14/2017

Why We Love Birthright

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Young Adult, Federation

Why We Love Birthright

Here are just a few reasons why we love Birthright – and you should, too!

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02/14/2017

Meet Artist Arie Azene

Tags: PR, Arts, Federation

Meet Artist Arie Azene

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announces the opening of “Perspectives in Opposition: Horizons and Quartets,” an exhibit featuring the world of famed Israeli painter, Arie Azene.

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