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06/17/2019

Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Tags: Israel, Federation, Overseas, Advocacy

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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05/17/2019

Five Questions with Tamara Cofman Wittes

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

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

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Events, Holidays, Federation, Women, Teens, Family, Advocacy, Young Adults

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

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

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05/08/2019

‘Sister City Celebration’ Takes Place at Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

‘Sister City Celebration’ Takes Place at Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing

The city of Cleveland and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland celebrated the announcement that Cleveland and Beit Shean and Valley of Springs in Israel will become official Cleveland sister cities during a short ceremony at the Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing in Cleveland on May 2.

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05/03/2019

Beit Shean/Valley of Springs Becomes Official Sister City of Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Beit Shean/Valley of Springs Becomes Official Sister City of Cleveland

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is thrilled to share this milestone achievement. Congratulations to everyone who has been involved in Beit Shean/Valley of Springs who helped make this partnership possible.

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05/02/2019

CJN Article: Yom Hashoah Commemoration at B'nai Jeshurun

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

CJN Article: Yom Hashoah Commemoration at B'nai Jeshurun

In a muted and somber commemoration of the Holocaust brought palpably close by the shootings in Poway, California, April 27 close to 600 people attended a community wide Yom Hashoah service at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation in Pepper Pike on May 1.

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04/05/2019

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on May 1

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on May 1

An estimated 770 Holocaust survivors live in the Cleveland area. Our community will honor these survivors and remember those who perished during the Holocaust at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Kol Israel Foundation’s Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah. Join us on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 pm at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation (27501 Fairmount Blvd in Pepper Pike). This annual event is free and open to the community.

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04/04/2019

Join Our Community to Remember the Holocaust

Tags: Advocacy, Federation

Join Our Community to Remember the Holocaust

Every year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland holds Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah, a commemoration dedicated to remembering those who survived the Holocaust and those who perished.

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02/27/2019

Five Questions with JFNA's William Daroff

Tags: Federation, CRC, JFNA, Advocacy, Israel

Five Questions with JFNA's William Daroff

Cleveland native William Daroff lobbies on behalf of the Jewish people as the director of the Washington DC office and the senior vice president of public policy for the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA).

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02/15/2019

Five Questions with Roots' Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Shadi Abu Awwad

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Five Questions with Roots' Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Shadi Abu Awwad

Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Shadi Abu Awwad see a future where there is peace between the Israeli and Palestinian people. As leaders of the non-profit organization, Roots, they are building a unique network of local Palestinians and Israelis who have come to see each other as the partners needed to make changes and end the ongoing conflict between the two cultures. Through their work, they are fostering a grassroots movement of understanding, nonviolence, and transformation founded on dignity, trust, mutual recognition, and respect.

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