08/07/2023

Upcoming Events for You

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Volunteer, Women, Arts

Upcoming Events for You

We hope to see you at one of our many August events! This month, our Ben-Gurion Society donors are going to the Guardians game, volunteers can help clean up a local Jewish cemetery, and our community is invited to view the latest art exhibit in our Roe Green Gallery.

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08/01/2023

Finding Second Family...in Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Finding Second Family...in Israel

Volunteer for a Jewish Federation of Cleveland program and you never know what you’re going to get. Three years ago, I signed up for the Federation’s “Conversation Partners” program, or Medabrim in Hebrew. Developed by Mark Holz, volunteer chair of the Beit Shean subcommittee, the program aimed to support select Beit Shean residents in improving their English by practicing speaking the language.

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07/31/2023

Jewish Federation of Cleveland Announces 2023 Class of Mandel Myers Fellows

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

Jewish Federation of Cleveland Announces 2023 Class of Mandel Myers Fellows

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today the 2023 class of Mandel Myers Fellows who are working as staff at select Jewish overnight summer camps.

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07/31/2023

Accepting Nominations: Gries Family Award for Community Leadership

Tags: Leadership

The Gries awardee each year is someone who has demonstrated extensive top leadership in Federation and other local Jewish organization activities, as well as significant leadership in Greater Cleveland’s general community.

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07/26/2023

Tisha B'Av and Hope for the Future

Tags: Federation, Blog

Tisha B'Av and Hope for the Future

As the Jewish world mourns the destruction of the Temple and a long list of other horrific events that have happened on this date to the Jewish people, it’s hard not to draw parallels between the lessons learned from Tisha B’Av and our current political climate.

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07/17/2023

Meet a JVN Volunteer: Seth Balkanyi

Tags: Volunteer

Meet a JVN Volunteer: Seth Balkanyi

We’re so grateful to JVN’s incredible leadership team! This committee, chaired by Marty Shankle, meets bimonthly to spearhead new and existing volunteer opportunities in the Cleveland Jewish and general communities. Get to know committee member Seth Balkanyi.

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07/17/2023

WATCH: Next Generation Brings Survivor Stories Into Homes & Hearts

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Young Adults, Video, Campaign24

WATCH: Next Generation Brings Survivor Stories Into Homes & Hearts

Zikaron BaSalon is an opportunity for Jewish Clevelanders in their 20s, 30s, and 40s to honor the victims and survivors of the Holocaust through personal conversations with a local Holocaust survivor. With the number of survivors declining, it's the responsibility of the second and third generations to continue telling these stories and keep the memory of the Holocaust alive.

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07/12/2023

Federation Allocates $31M Across Local, National, International Causes

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Federation Allocates $31M Across Local, National, International Causes

After another record-breaking Campaign for Jewish Needs, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s allocation committee was able to increase allocated funds to beneficiary agencies.

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07/11/2023

Apply Now: LEADS 2023

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

Apply Now: LEADS 2023

Applications are now being accepted for LEADS 2023!

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06/29/2023

WATCH: Jewish Cleveland Teens Travel South to Learn More About Civil Rights Movement

Tags: Federation, Teens, Video, Campaign24

WATCH: Jewish Cleveland Teens Travel South to Learn More About Civil Rights Movement

In November 2022, 25 teens and two ShinShinim (Israeli emissaries) from Jewish Cleveland traveled through Atlanta, Montgomery, and Birmingham to discuss the Jewish involvement in the Civil Rights movement of the 1950s and 60s.

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