03/15/2024

Federation Israel Mission Shows Support During Visit to Kibbutz Kissufim

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Federation Israel Mission Shows Support During Visit to Kibbutz Kissufim

A week prior to the five-month anniversary of the Oct. 7, 2023 surprise attack on Israel by Hamas, 20 leaders from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland embarked on a mission to the Jewish state.

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03/15/2024

Federation Eyes Long Lasting Partnership with Kibbutz Kissufim

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Federation Eyes Long Lasting Partnership with Kibbutz Kissufim

On Oct. 6, 2023, Kibbutz Kissufim in Israel was an agricultural community home to 318 residents full of dreams. But located just 0.3 miles from the Gaza border, it was one of the communities attacked when Hamas invaded on Oct. 7, 2023.

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03/14/2024

Unlocking Tax Advantages: Power of IRA For Qualified Charitable Distributions

Tags: Federation, Philanthropy

Unlocking Tax Advantages: Power of IRA For Qualified Charitable Distributions

It’s a given that building a retirement nest egg is essential to achieving long-term financial stability. That’s why millions of Americans look to their individual retirement accounts (IRAs), 401(k)s, 403(b)s and pension plans to support their lifestyle in retirement. According to the most recent reported data, approximately 36.6 million U.S. households own traditional IRAs. In addition to its value as retirement savings tool, a traditional IRA is also a tax-smart resource for charitable giving and legacy planning.

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03/14/2024

Homeland Security Discusses Antisemitism, Security, More in Area Visit

Tags: Federation, Security

Homeland Security Discusses Antisemitism, Security, More in Area Visit

Antisemitism, resources and security were some of the topics discussed at a March 8 roundtable with leaders in the Cleveland Jewish community and members of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood.

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03/14/2024

WATCH: Youth Futures: Hadar's Story

Tags: Federation, Israel, Video

WATCH: Youth Futures: Hadar's Story

Youth Futures, one of Israel's leading positive-intervention programs, is partnering teen mentors with at-risk children for a long-term period of cooperative learning and growth. This is Hadar's story.

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03/14/2024

WATCH: Youth Futures Mentoring Israelis During War

Tags: Federation, Israel, Video

WATCH: Youth Futures Mentoring Israelis During War

One of Israel's leading positive-intervention programs, Youth Futures partners teen mentors with at-risk children for a long-term period of cooperative learning and growth.

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03/13/2024

Federation Freeway Billboards Send Message About Hostages, Antisemitism

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel

Federation Freeway Billboards Send Message About Hostages, Antisemitism

As Clevelanders and visitors drive along freeways, they may notice billboards carrying messages from the Jewish community, such as the release of hostages held in Gaza and awareness of the rise in antisemitism.

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03/12/2024

Upcoming Events for You

Tags: Federation, Volunteer, Arts, Young Families

Upcoming Events for You

We hope to see you at our March events. This month, PJ Library® children are invited to bring their grandparents or a special person to a fun-filled morning with PJ Library, community members can attend a security training, and more.

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03/07/2024

We Must Do More

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel

We Must Do More

Today, Shlomo Mantzur turns 86 years old – and it is the worst birthday of his life.

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03/06/2024

Five Ways to Make Shabbat Special on Vacation

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Five Ways to Make Shabbat Special on Vacation

Traveling to new places can be exciting yet maintaining important traditions – like observing Shabbat – can be challenging. Here are five ways to help you to seamlessly blend Shabbat observance with your vacation itinerary and transform your travel experience into a deeply meaningful one:

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