03/22/2016

Joseph C. Mandel dies at 102

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Joseph C. Mandel dies at 102

Joseph C. Mandel, business leader, philanthropist, co-founder of the Premier Industrial Corp., Parkwood LLC, and the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, died March 22 in Palm Beach, Fla. He was 102.

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03/21/2016

Women Leaning In Offers Advice

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Women Leaning In Offers Advice

Gayle Simon, co-chair of the third annual Women Leaning In event, said it from the start: “Tonight, we’re going to tackle hard-hitting gender issues.” That’s exactly what occurred as 200-plus women filled a ballroom at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Mandel Building in Beachwood to discuss how to balance family and work.

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03/21/2016

Cleveland Unites for Education Equity

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, Education

Cleveland Unites for Education Equity

An evening of inspiration! Community leaders, elected officials, and special guests from across our Cleveland community joined together to discuss an issue important to all of us: education equity and civil rights. Together, we are all partners in ensuring a strong future for Cleveland children.

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03/18/2016

Music by Israeli Superstar, Rita

Tags: Israel, Events, Holidays, Arts

Music by Israeli Superstar, Rita

A true performer, Rita is by far the most celebrated and successful singer in Israel. Watch her perform LIVE in Cleveland at this year's Yom Ha'atzmaut celebration on May 12!

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03/16/2016

7 Principle Issues of Education

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7 Principle Issues of Education

Eric Gordon, CEO of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, joined us at our 69th Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee to discuss seven principle issues of education. Hear his remarks now:

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03/16/2016

Henderson Inspires at CRC Meeting

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Henderson Inspires at CRC Meeting

The 69th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Community Relations Committee (CRC) featured Wade Henderson, a visionary leader of the human and civil rights movement, as the Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecturer. You can hear all of his remarks in the full video recording of his speech.

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03/16/2016

Schechter Students Take Home Top Honors

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Schechter Students Take Home Top Honors

At Gross Schechter, our mission is to provide children with an outstanding education that ignites students’ passion for learning in a rigorous and nurturing academic environment. We inspire students to lead engaged Jewish lives and achieve personal success. We see this coming to life in our students, who excel in and out of the classroom. In the past month, Gross Schechter students have been recognized for outstanding achievement in Science, Creative Writing and Art in local, regional and state competitions.

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03/15/2016

Jewish CLE Women Lean In

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Jewish CLE Women Lean In

A power-packed event! 150+ Jewish Cleveland women networked and connected during discussions of today's hot topics at our annual Women Leaning In event.

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03/15/2016

Mandel JDS Hebrew Immersion Program

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Mandel JDS Hebrew Immersion Program

Walking through Mandel Jewish Day School, one might notice a slight influx of Israeli accents and fluent Hebrew reverberating throughout the classrooms. This new change is a result of the increased role of Hebrew immersion specialists, funded entirely by the recent 17 million dollar gift from the Joseph and Florence Mandel Family Foundation.

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03/14/2016

Celebrate 20 Years with Our Sister City

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas, Beit Shean

Celebrate 20 Years with Our Sister City

CLEVELAND – The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is proud to announce a historic celebration marking a 20-year partnership with its sister city of Beit Shean and Valley of Springs, Israel. The event, Celebrate our Partnership, will explore the incredible impact Cleveland has had on its sister city and how residents from both communities have created personal, powerful bonds. All are invited to attend and experience the connection through live music by HaZamir: The International Jewish High School Choir, a theater performance by Playmakers Youth Theatre, stunning images from local photographers, plus speeches by public officials, honoring of past chairs, and more. The event takes place on March 30 at 7 p.m. at the Mandel Jewish Community Center (26001 S. Woodland Road, Beachwood).

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