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01/06/2020

New Yorkers Greet Clevelanders with Warm Welcome at 'No Hate. No Fear.' March

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New Yorkers Greet Clevelanders with Warm Welcome at 'No Hate. No Fear.' March

NEW YORK CITY – More than 100 Clevelanders were welcomed with shouts of joy and astonishment as they marched through Manhattan, joining more than 25,000 people in a “No Hate. No Fear.” march on Jan. 5.

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01/06/2020

Cleveland City Councilman Basheer Jones Presents Resolution in Solidarity with Jews Ahead of March

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Cleveland City Councilman Basheer Jones Presents Resolution in Solidarity with Jews Ahead of March

As people began to board buses at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood bound for the “No Hate. No Fear.” solidarity march in New York City at about 11:30 p.m. Jan. 4, Cleveland City Councilman Basheer S. Jones stopped by bearing a resolution decrying anti-Semitism.

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01/01/2020

Official Statement from Cuyahoga County Police Chiefs Association

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Official Statement from Cuyahoga County Police Chiefs Association

The following statement was issued by the Cuyahoga County Police Chiefs Association on January 1, 2020.

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12/31/2019

Reflecting On Violence Against Jews in New York

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We are outraged by yet another senseless, violent, anti-Semitic attack on an American synagogue, this time at the Chabad in Poway, California. This attack is a sad reminder of the threat that anti-Semitism and hate are to our world. Our thoughts and prayers are with the innocent victims, their families, and the Jewish community in San Diego.

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10/04/2019

Call for Entries: 2020 Creative Arts Contest

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Call for Entries: 2020 Creative Arts Contest

Calling all Middle and High School Students: Enter your essays and artwork for the 2020 Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah Creative Arts Contest, Cleveland’s Commemoration of the Holocaust & Heroism.

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07/09/2019

Civic Leaders Bring Lessons from Israel Back to Cleveland

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Civic Leaders Bring Lessons from Israel Back to Cleveland

BEIT SHEAN, Israel – Israel may not have too many natural resources to provide power to its people.

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07/09/2019

Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

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Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Thirty-nine esteemed Cleveland civic leaders are in Israel on the Adler Civic Leaders Israel Mission. This biennial mission, launched by Thomas and Joann Adler of Shaker Heights, was established through an endowment at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The purpose is to expose leadership from across Cleveland to Israel’s innovative approaches to economic and community development, education and support of at-risk and disadvantaged populations, and to create opportunities for partnership with each other and Israeli counterparts.

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06/24/2019

From “The Land” to the Vatican: Federation-Supported Initiative Presented to Pope Francis

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From “The Land” to the Vatican: Federation-Supported Initiative Presented to Pope Francis

General Mansour abu Rashid, chairman of the Amman Center for Peace and Development, left a lasting impression of hope on the Cleveland Jewish community when he visited in November 2018 to discuss “Israeli Jordanian Peace: How Did We Get Here & Where is it Going?” For the last 16 years, his message of peace has traveled the world, and most recently, caught the attention of the Vatican and Pope Francis.

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05/17/2019

Five Questions with Tamara Cofman Wittes

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Five Questions with Tamara Cofman Wittes

Even though she grew up in East Lansing, Michigan – “enemy territory” as she calls it – Tamara Cofman Wittes headed south to Northeast Ohio to get her undergrad at Oberlin College. Her senior year, she wrote her thesis on the history of Jewish Cleveland, which sparked a successful career researching Jewish and Middle Eastern culture. Today, she serves as a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization in Washington, D.C.

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05/09/2019

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

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Israel's Independence Day Celebration

A Cleveland Festival to Celebrate Art, Music, and Israel’s 71st Independence Day!

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