04/15/2015

Beit Shean’s Mimouna Celebration

Tags: Beit Shean, Israel, Blog, Holidays, Volunteer, Passover

Beit Shean’s Mimouna Celebration

It really is no secret that observing the dietary laws of Passover in the United States is somewhat of a chore and not exactly easy. Passover in Israel is a completely different story. For the most part, the grocery stores and restaurants do all the work for you and it is much harder to break the laws of Passover in Israel than it is to keep them.

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04/15/2015

A Meaningful Beit Shean Experience

Tags: Beit Shean, Women, Israel, Blog, Holidays, Volunteer

A Meaningful Beit Shean Experience

Mabel spent most of her life donating her time to charity. She volunteered with a variety of organizations, in Cleveland and beyond. At 75, she had slowed down a bit but her interest in doing good never changed.

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04/14/2015

Memories Matter

Tags: Holidays, Federation, Blog

Passover and Easter are intimately intertwined in our history as the Last Supper was actually a Seder.

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04/09/2015

At home in Beit She’an

Tags: Beit Shean, PR, Israel, Blog

At home in Beit She’an

If someone told me a year and a half ago that I would move to Israel for 10 months, I am pretty confident I would not believe them.

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04/06/2015

Yom Hashoah Remembers the Holocaust & Heroism

Tags: PR, Events, Teens, Holidays

CLEVELAND – 1,100 Holocaust survivors call Cleveland home. Join our community as we honor these survivors and remember those who perished in the Holocaust at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and the Kol Israel Foundation’s Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah on Wednesday, April 15 from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at Green Road Synagogue, 2437 S. Green Road in Beachwood. This annual event is free and open to the public.

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04/06/2015

Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz

Tags: Arts, Blog, Federation

Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz

Maria Mandel was the SS commander of the women's camp at Auschwitz- Birkenau.

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04/03/2015

A Statement on the Iran Deal

Tags: Advocacy, Federation

The Jewish Federations of North America Urges Caution and Congressional Review of Any Iran Deal

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04/02/2015

Celebrating Freedom this Passover

Tags: Passover, Holidays, Federation, Blog

Passover and Easter are intimately intertwined in our history as the Last Supper was actually a Seder.

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04/02/2015

Meet Israeli Sensation, Idan Raichel

Tags: Israel, Events, Holidays, Arts, Overseas, Video

Meet Israeli Sensation, Idan Raichel

You don’t have to travel far to hear the music of the world. Experience the multi-cultural sounds and entrancing fusions of Hebrew, Arabic and Ethiopian with a full-length concert by The Idan Raichel Project at this year’s Yom Ha’atzmaut (Israel’s Independence Day) celebration on April 23!

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04/01/2015

Exodus from Ukraine

Tags: Overseas, Partners, Israel, Passover, Holidays

Exodus from Ukraine

Dozens of Jews from war-torn eastern Ukraine who will be immigrating to Israel in the coming days celebrated the upcoming holiday of Passover at a simulated seder (ritual meal) held at The Jewish Agency for Israel's refugee center outside the city of Dnepropetrovsk Sunday evening (March 29). The celebrants included seven children between the ages of two and ten, who learned about the holiday for the first time.

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