09/01/2015

‘Violins of Hope’ is a Teaching Instrument

Tags: PR, Federation, Israel, Overseas, Arts, Advocacy

‘Violins of Hope’ is a Teaching Instrument

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is honored to be a partner in the Violins of Hope program, one of our most meaningful collaborations to date. Visit violinsofhopecle.org to see all events open to the public.

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08/28/2015

Fleisher Named 15-16 Wolf-JDC Int’l Fellow

Tags: Young Adults, Israel, Overseas, Partners, Federation

Fleisher Named 15-16 Wolf-JDC Int’l Fellow

Cleveland-born, Benjamin Fleisher (Ben), has been named the 2015-2016 Roslyn Z. Wolf Cleveland-JDC International Fellow and will participate in an exceptional opportunity to spend one year abroad, enriching the lives of disadvantaged children in Bat Yam, Israel.

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08/27/2015

BGS Has “Lunch with a Leader”

Tags: Young Adults, Leadership

BGS Has “Lunch with a Leader”

Members of our Ben-Gurion Society enjoyed Lunch with a Leader featuring Federation President, Stephen H. Hoffman.

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08/25/2015

Lessons of Caring

Tags: Federation, Cemetery, Giving, Blog

Lessons of Caring

As a little girl, Janet and her grandmother took street car rides to the Lansing Cemetery in Cleveland where they cleaned the graves and maintained the surroundings, ensuring the dignity of the departed. Janet Ghiandoni grew up in Cleveland Heights and visited Lansing with her grandmother several times a year. She distinctly remembers visiting the graves of many relatives she hardly knew anything about.

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08/25/2015

Agnon Receives $17M Gift, Name Change

Tags: Federation, Education, Mandel JDS, Partner

Agnon Receives $17M Gift, Name Change

Gift is largest in the school’s history and one of the largest across the country among Jewish Day Schools and will fund teacher compensation, professional development, facility improvements and new programs.

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08/25/2015

A Conversation with ‘Honest Reporting’

Tags: Israel, PR, Overseas, Advocacy, Federation

A Conversation with ‘Honest Reporting’

Gary Kenzer, national North American executive director of Honest Reporting, is urging supporters of Israel to become effective advocates who know how to spot biased news. Honest Reporting monitors news for bias and inaccuracy in the coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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08/25/2015

The Russian Connection

Tags: PR, Russia, Israel, Overseas, Women, Federation

This October, 35 women from St. Petersburg, Russia, and 10 Russian-American women from Cleveland, Ohio, will travel together to Israel with the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project, in collaboration with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s St. Petersburg Partnership.

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08/21/2015

Aiding Families when Tragedy Strikes

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Family, Women, Partner

Aiding Families when Tragedy Strikes

Just a year ago, Marci and Mark were busy young parents whose days revolved around their kids. Then the unexpected happened. Marci and her two boys returned from the park to find Mark unconscious. He had suffered a pulmonary embolism, and died 72 hours later.

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08/19/2015

Breaking Barriers with Larry Doby

Tags: Advocacy, Federation

Breaking Barriers with Larry Doby

Let’s flashback to October 9, 1948. Game 4 of the World Series is on between the Cleveland Indians and the Boston Braves. 82,000 people cheer from the stands — one of the largest ever in World Series History. The Indians have a slim one-run lead, but somebody needs to step up.

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