06/03/2022

Standing Together

Tags: Federation, Blog, Overseas, Israel

Standing Together

I am writing this on a plane from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Israel. Jewish Cleveland community leader, Jeffrey Wild, and I traveled to Ethiopia with the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI). The trip was designed to teach us more about the Ethiopian Jewish community’s history and current reality; and allow us to accompany 180 Ethiopians as they made Aliyah as part of Operation Tzur Yisrael Chapter Two to be reunified with family in Israel.

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06/03/2022

Michelle Hirsch Receives Ruby Bass Challenge Award

Tags: Federation, Women, Campaign, PR, Video

Michelle Hirsch Receives Ruby Bass Challenge Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Michelle Hirsch of Chagrin Falls was awarded the 2022 Ruby Bass Challenge Award, the organization’s most prestigious award for women philanthropists. Wild was honored with the award at the Federation’s Women IN Philanthropy Signature Event on May 25.

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06/02/2022

Upcoming Events for You

Tags: Federation, Young Families, Overseas, Volunteer

Upcoming Events for You

This month, we're welcoming summer with our 118th annual meeting, a do-good volunteer opportunity for all ages, an important community briefing on Ukraine, and more.

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06/02/2022

Security Training Helps Law Enforcement Remain Up-To-Date

Tags: Federation, Security

Security Training Helps Law Enforcement Remain Up-To-Date

On May 22, JFC Security, LLC – the security provider of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland – held a community-wide emergency preparedness exercise with various local police and fire departments, as well as Federation’s leadership team. Over the course of the day, the network of first responders and law enforcement managed two different crises simultaneously – one involving an explosive device; the other involving a hostage situation – staged at Heights Jewish Center Synagogue in University Heights and Suburban Temple-Kol Ami in Beachwood.

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06/01/2022

Apply Now: LEADS 2022

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

Apply Now: LEADS 2022

Applications are now being accepted for LEADS 2022!

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05/31/2022

Saltzman Youth Panel Grants $45,000 for Community Needs

Tags: Federation, Teens

Saltzman Youth Panel Grants $45,000 for Community Needs

CLEVELAND – 24 Jewish high school juniors and seniors from public and private high schools across Cleveland have come together to recommend grants totaling $45,000 to 16 organizations for crucial programs in the Jewish and general community through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2021-2022 Maurice Saltzman Youth Panel.

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05/24/2022

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Tags: PR, Federation, Teens

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Applications are now open for the 2022-2023 Saltzman Youth Panel.

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05/23/2022

The Home of Happiness Was Happy Once Again

Tags: Federation, Teens, Kids, Young Adults

The Home of Happiness Was Happy Once Again

April 30, 2020 will live in infamy for the Camp Wise community. On that day, the Mandel Jewish Community Center (MJCC) made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Camp Wise summer due to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.

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05/20/2022

Albert Ratner Reflects on Career, Family, New Book

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Albert Ratner Reflects on Career, Family, New Book

Albert Ratner, former CEO of Forest City Realty Trust, sat down with J. David Heller, CEO, president and co-founder of The NRP Group, May 12 to discuss Ratner’s upbringing, business endeavors, community involvement and upcoming book, “The Great Age Reboot.”

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05/11/2022

2022 Cleveland Jewish Population Study

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2022 Cleveland Jewish Population Study

Every 10-15 years, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland commissions a rigorous demographic study to take an in-depth look into what makes up our community to help strengthen Jewish life in Cleveland. The findings will help the Federation, Jewish organizations, and the broader community prepare for the challenges and opportunities that will present themselves in the coming years.

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