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03/17/2017

Experts Discuss Free Speech on Campus

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Experts Discuss Free Speech on Campus

Three panelists with expertise in higher education agreed that the right to free speech encompasses most controversial things said on college campuses, however, teaching the students how to engage in civil, persuasive discussions is the best bet for ensuring productive dialogue among those with opposing viewpoints.

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03/16/2017

"Free Speech on Campus" Event a Success!

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"Free Speech on Campus" Event a Success!

More than 230 community leaders, elected officials, and special guests from across our diverse community joined an esteemed panel of guests to discuss the limits of free speech on campus at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee.

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03/09/2017

Senators Ask for Action Toward Threats

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Senators Ask for Action Toward Threats

The U.S. Senate on March 7 joined the Trump administration in addressing the anti-Jewish threats, calling for “swift action” to end them.

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03/02/2017

Robertson Joins Security Team

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 Robertson Joins Security Team

Jeff Robertson, a former Cleveland Heights police chief, joined the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s security team last week, in the newly created role of deputy director of community-wide security.

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02/26/2017

Column Trivializes Anti-Semitism Threat

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Kevin O'Brien's Friday column, "Unserious questions, serious answers about anti-Semitism," made assertions that demand our response.

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02/23/2017

Free Speech on Campus: Are There Limits?

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Free Speech on Campus: Are There Limits?

College campuses across the United States are facing a national debate: How far is too far when it comes to free speech? Join the Jewish Federation of Cleveland to discuss “Free Speech on Campus: Are There Limits?” at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee (CRC) and Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture. The event is free and open to the public on Wednesday, March 15 at 7 pm at The Temple-Tifereth Israel (26000 Shaker Blvd, Beachwood).

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02/23/2017

Panelists Discuss Free Speech on Campus

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Panelists Discuss Free Speech on Campus

The issue of free speech on college campuses will be the focus of this year’s Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture on March 15.

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02/22/2017

Ohio Reps Support Murphy-Crowley Letter

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The Jewish Federation of Cleveland thanks the United States House delegation from Northeast Ohio for adding their support to the Murphy-Crowley Letter.

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02/21/2017

Public Officials Condemn Threats of Violence

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We appreciate the statement of support from Senator Sherrod Brown condemning threats of violence against Beachwood's Mandel Jewish Community Center.

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02/20/2017

Watch Now: Interfaith Tu B'Shevat Seder

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Watch Now: Interfaith Tu B'Shevat Seder

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Community Relations Committee (CRC) held its third annual Tu B’Shevat Seder celebrating a shared Earth and the new year of the trees. It brought together more than 100 community members from many faiths and religions.

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