01/14/2016

A Bright Spot in the Coldest Days

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Partners

A Bright Spot in the Coldest Days

For little Valeriya, winter is the hardest time of all.

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01/08/2016

IMPACT! Volunteer Initiative Launches

Tags: Volunteer, Federation, PR, Women

IMPACT! Volunteer Initiative Launches

CLEVELAND – Jewish Clevelanders over 50 were invited to make an IMPACT! with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s new volunteer initiative for Baby Boomers. 400+ community members celebrated at the “Making an IMPACT! Launch Event” on January 7, 2016.

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01/08/2016

400+ Celebrate IMPACT! Launch

Tags: Federation, Video, Volunteer

400+ Celebrate IMPACT! Launch

A sold out house! Thank you to the 400+ community members who filled the room with energy and excitement at the launch of IMPACT!, our new volunteer initiative designed for Baby Boomers looking to use their skills, passion, and leadership to make a difference in people's lives.

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01/08/2016

Apply for Summer Internship in Israel

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas

Apply for Summer Internship in Israel

CLEVELAND – Applications are now open for Onward Israel, an eight week summer internship program in Tel Aviv for Jewish Cleveland young adults, ages 20-25. The Jewish Federation of Cleveland, in partnership with The Jewish Agency for Israel, are now selecting a small group of college juniors, seniors, and recent college graduates from Cleveland to live and intern in Tel Aviv from June 8 – August 3, 2016.

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01/07/2016

Rabbi Mersack Selected for Rabbis Without Borders Program

Tags: Family, Education, Interfaith, Partners

Rabbi Mersack Selected for Rabbis Without Borders Program

Rabbi Melinda Mersack, director of jHUB, which connects interfaith families to Jewish life in Greater Cleveland, has been chosen to participate in the Rabbis Without Borders program.

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01/06/2016

Sharing My Joy with My Community

Tags: Teens, Kids, Blog, Family, Volunteer, Holidays

Sharing My Joy with My Community

My name is Tyler Moses and I am 13 years old. I live in Orange Village and go to the University School (US).

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01/06/2016

Volunteer Spotlight: Terri & Archie Berk

Tags: Volunteer, Federation, Family

Volunteer Spotlight: Terri & Archie Berk

Archie and Terri Berk have been dedicated volunteers in our community for nearly 10 years. Their first volunteering experience: a medical mission in Honduras. And they’ve never looked back. Passionate about volunteering with the Federation’s Jewish Volunteer Network, they now participate in the Winter Break Lunch Program each year. Working in partnership with the Greater Cleveland Food Bank, Jewish Cleveland volunteers serve nearly 1,000 nutritious lunches to children at-risk for hunger during the winter break.

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01/04/2016

Tu B'Shevat in Snowy Cleveland

Tags: Family, Kids, PJ Library, Interfaith, Holidays, Federation, Blog

Tu B'Shevat in Snowy Cleveland

Tu B’Shevat is around the corner. As 10-year-old Gabe says, it’s hard to celebrate the “festival of trees” in Cleveland this time of year when the ground is covered in snow. Youngsters like Gabe understand the importance of this holiday through Federation-supported programs like PJ Our Way and our Community Relations Committee’s (CRC) Interfaith Tu B’Shevat Seder. Read how Gabe learned about the values of Tu B’Shevat right here in snowy Cleveland:

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01/01/2016

Ensuring a Jewish Future

Tags: Planned Giving, Charitable Giving, Family, Kids, Teens

Ensuring a Jewish Future

Today's Jewish camper is tomorrow's Jewish leader, which is why philanthropists Michael and Anita Siegal are investing in the next generation and endowing a Jewish summer camp program: it's important to the future of the Jewish community.

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01/01/2016

This is My Legacy: Susie Rubin

Tags: Planned Giving, Charitable Giving, Women

This is My Legacy: Susie Rubin

Being a part of the Jewish Cleveland community is extremely important to me. My house has always been in suburban Cleveland, but the Jewish community has helped make this area my home. It has given me a sense of belonging to something much greater than my family alone.

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