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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04/01/2015

Cross-Continental Bonding

Tags: Young Adults, Federation, Russia, Overseas, Video

Cross-Continental Bonding

Recently, my two housemates and I hosted 20 young Jewish professionals from St. Petersburg, Russia in our home for Shabbat dinner, along with a small number of young Clevelanders.

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03/27/2015

A Passover Meal

Tags: Food, Holidays, Passover, Women, Teens, Family, Young Adults, Federation

A Passover Meal

Passover is synonymous with cleaning, shopping, and cooking. With all of the physical preparations, however, it’s easy to arrive spent and exhausted to the Passover Seder, and lose track of what Passover is really about - the retelling of the miraculous emancipation of our ancestors from Egypt, and the celebration of our transformation from slaves to a self-determining nation of free men and women.

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03/27/2015

Jewish Federation of Cleveland hosts Community-wide Israel Independence Day Celebration

Tags: PR

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is partnering with more than 50 local Jewish organizations and community businesses to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s Independence Day, featuring a full-length concert by Israeli sensation The Idan Raichel Project.

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03/26/2015

Passover in Paris

Tags: France, Holidays, Blog, Federation, Passover

Passover in Paris

As you may know, France has the largest Jewish population in Europe and the third largest Jewish population in the world. The vast majority are Sephardi and came from North Africa and the Mediterranean region. There has been a Jewish presence in France since the beginning of the Middle Ages. In fact, France was the first country in Europe to emancipate the Jews during the French Revolution.

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03/24/2015

Single in the CLE

Tags: Dating, Women, Young Adults, Video, Federation, Blog

Single in the CLE

Are you or someone you know Jewish, single, and living in Cleveland? Check out our newest blog, “Cleveland Yenta Center: Single in the CLE,” written by matchmaking guru, Rachel Heiser!

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03/24/2015

Russian Professionals Visit Cleveland

Tags: Russia, Overseas, Young Adults, Leadership, PR

Russian Professionals Visit Cleveland

A group of 20 Jewish young professionals and supervisors from St. Petersburg, Russia, visited Northeast Ohio last week to learn about the region’s Jewish community – and to take those lessons back home to help strengthen the Jewish community there.

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