04/14/2021

Bertha "Birdie" Herzog: Forward Thinking, Values Driven

Tags: Federation, legacy

Bertha "Birdie" Herzog: Forward Thinking, Values Driven

The wall showcasing past leadership in the Federation’s Conference Center is a sea of mostly black and white photos of men. Yet among the photos there is one that stands out – a woman whose plaque reads “Mrs. Siegmund Herzog 1927-1930.” While a dignified photograph, it does not begin to capture the force of nature that was Bertha “Birdie” Herzog.

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04/14/2021

WATCH: Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day

Tags: Federation, Live, Israel

WATCH: Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland commemorated Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day in a very moving ceremony.

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04/12/2021

Bringing Holocaust Education to Students Across Ohio

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Bringing Holocaust Education to Students Across Ohio

Howie Beigelman, director of the Ohio Jewish Communities (OJC), did not need to see the research to know there was a problem. “The lack of Holocaust knowledge today is shocking – especially in Ohio,” Beigelman said. “Something had to be done to make sure this history will never be forgotten.”

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04/09/2021

The Antidote to Hate

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Time and time again we have seen that as anti-Semitism rises, so too does hatred towards all communities.

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04/09/2021

Kindertransport Organizer’s Kin Stresses Helping Others

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Kindertransport Organizer’s Kin Stresses Helping Others

Barbara Winton, the daughter of Czech and Slovak Kindertransport organizer Sir Nicholas Winton, urged a virtual crowd of 285 to help others in need like her father did during the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Kol Israel Foundation’s annual Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah event April 7.

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04/08/2021

WATCH: Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah

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WATCH: Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah

Our community came together for Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah, a virtual commemoration of the Holocaust and heroism.

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04/08/2021

WATCH: Inside the Play: “Whistle: My Mother was Mengele’s Secretary”

Tags: Federation, Live, Arts

WATCH: Inside the Play: “Whistle: My Mother was Mengele’s Secretary”

The Cleveland Israel Arts Connection was delighted to connect with Israeli playwright/actor Hadar Galron, who adapted Jacob Buchan's story, “Whistle: My Mother was Mengele’s Secretary,” about being raised “invisible” by Holocaust survivors.

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04/08/2021

Submit Your Ideas with the YLD Microgrant Program

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

Submit Your Ideas with the YLD Microgrant Program

The YLD Microgrant Program* is an outstanding opportunity to create community in a safe and innovative way.

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04/08/2021

Yom Ha’atzmaut to celebrate Israel via hybrid format

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Family, Arts

Yom Ha’atzmaut to celebrate Israel via hybrid format

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will ring in the state of Israel’s 73rd anniversary with a festival boasting in-person and virtual options April 15.

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04/08/2021

Federation Aims to Tackle Hunger for Good Deeds Day

Tags: Federation, Family, Volunteer

Federation Aims to Tackle Hunger for Good Deeds Day

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood is encouraging the community to join its observation of Good Deeds Day by taking part in one of four volunteer opportunities created to tackle hunger in Cleveland on April 18.

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