04/12/2016

Going Out in Style

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Going Out in Style

As anyone who has shepherded a son or daughter through the joys and trials of middle school can attest, it can be challenging to keep eighth-graders motivated and focused on their studies during the final part of the school year. That’s not particularly surprising, given the potential for distractions

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04/12/2016

Security Training Takes Place in Beachwood

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Security Training Takes Place in Beachwood

It wasn’t your ordinary day at Jewish Federation of Cleveland headquarters. At 9:47 in the morning April 10, (fake) gunfire went off as an assortment of local and federal law enforcement practiced their response to a hypothetical attack.

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04/11/2016

Music for the Soul

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Music for the Soul

Music accesses the part of ourselves that is soul-worthy. To reach the "specialness" that each of us represents, we sing, emote and dance rhythmically to express melody and the beat. We can connect through song in a way that transcends differences, which is one of the reasons music is so powerful.

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04/11/2016

Mandel JDS Raises Nearly $300K at Auction

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Mandel JDS Raises Nearly $300K at Auction

Amongst a sea of people, bid paddles were shooting through the air. The auctioneer (just like you might find in the movies) reeled off monetary values at a mile a minute, hardly stopping to catch his breath. The cause? The Mandel JDS Annual Spring Benefit Auction.

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04/08/2016

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks in Cleveland

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks in Cleveland

World renowned speaker Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks inspired us as he shared his perspective on Jewish continuity with our Jewish Cleveland community on April 7, 2016. Watch his full speech here.

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04/08/2016

Gross Schechter: 3 Ways Kids Can Get Fit

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Gross Schechter: 3 Ways Kids Can Get Fit

The preeminent medieval scholar, Rambam wrote, "As long as a person exercises and exerts himself…sickness does not befall him and his strength increases." (Hilchot De’ot 4:1; 4:14-15). It’s no secret that Jewish values underlie and drive everything that we do at Schechter. In the case of physical education, it’s no different. At Schechter, we look to the value of shmirat ha’guf, (guarding one’s body), which serves as the driver for encouraging and promoting exercise, healthy nutrition and stress management in our students’ lives. Here are three ways you can apply shmirat ha’guf with your children.

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04/08/2016

Schechter Develops New Curriculum Blending Technology and Hebrew

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Schechter Develops New Curriculum Blending Technology and Hebrew

Like many schools, Gross Schechter has an expressed goal of ensuring that our students learn effective, proficient and fluent use of technology. We all know that developing and honing this skill is a necessary part of a 21st-century, outstanding education, and, yet, there is sometimes a barrier of fear.

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04/07/2016

A Tradition of Honoring Local Survivors

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A Tradition of Honoring Local Survivors

My name is Danielle and I am a Shlicha, which means Israeli emissary in Hebrew. It’s my job to bring Israeli life and culture to Jewish Cleveland. And, this time of the year I want to bring you something very special.

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04/07/2016

Rev. Moss to Receive 2016 Eisenman Award

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Rev. Moss to Receive 2016 Eisenman Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will continue a 90+ year tradition and recognize the recipient of the distinguished Charles Eisenman Award for exceptional civic contributions: Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. The Federation will honor Rev. Moss and celebrate the strength of a community and the power of a people at the 112th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Park Synagogue, 3300 Mayfield Road, Cleveland Heights. All are welcome to attend this free event.

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04/07/2016

Chelm, Moss to be Honored on April 12

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Chelm, Moss to be Honored on April 12

The Rev. Otis Moss Jr. has received many awards during his illustrious career, including the Leadership Award from the Cleveland chapter of the American Jewish Committee in 1996.

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