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04/24/2017

Watch: Zikaron BaSalon on ideastream

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR, Young Adults

Watch: Zikaron BaSalon on ideastream

This Holocaust Remembrance Day, Cleveland is following an Israeli tradition of Zikaron Basalon, which is Hebrew for “memories in the living room.”

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04/24/2017

Cleveland Commemorates Holocaust

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Cleveland Commemorates Holocaust

Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood had a full house April 23 for the Cleveland area’s Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day, to remember the 6 million Jews who died in the Holocaust and to honor those still living in the community.

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04/18/2017

Raichel Returns for Yom Ha'atzmaut

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas, Arts

Raichel Returns for Yom Ha'atzmaut

For Israeli musician and singer Idan Raichel, a few themes run across his 15 years of recording albums: collaboration, culture and emotional connection to the audience.

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04/03/2017

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on April 23

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Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on April 23

An estimated 1,000 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.

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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!

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, Education

"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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