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09/02/2016

Israeli, Local Chefs Collaborate

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas, Advocacy

Israeli, Local Chefs Collaborate

Etty Valinaamat usually opens her home to cook for others. In addition to being a high school baking teacher, she runs a bakery in her hometown of Beit Shean, Israel, where guests are invited to “eat and pray.”

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08/28/2016

Hebrew Cultural Garden Rededicated

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Hebrew Cultural Garden Rededicated

A stone staircase, in disrepair for years, once again provides a second access to the Hebrew Cultural Garden. The tall fountain at the center of the gardens between Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and East Boulevard in Cleveland, dry for years, is working. The plaques at the ends of the spokes of the gardens have been buffed and largely updated.

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08/26/2016

Cultural Garden Guardians Honored

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Cultural Garden Guardians Honored

Donna Yanowitz had never been to the Hebrew Cultural Garden at Rockefeller Park in Cleveland before she was asked to chair the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s newly formed HCG committee in 2006.

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08/16/2016

Support Baton Rouge Flood Relief

Tags: Federation, PR, Giving, Advocacy

Email Banner - Baton Rouge Flood

Relentless flooding has devastated southern Louisiana, now a federal disaster area.

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08/04/2016

Response to Oberlin College Statement

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

We appreciate and respect Oberlin College’s decision to remove Professor Joy Karega from teaching and student advising duties while the administrative review process continues.

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08/04/2016

Learning Importance of Jewish Identity

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Learning Importance of Jewish Identity

Ten college students learned about the importance of having a strong Jewish identity and expressing their passion for Israel at a program July 11 at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Mandel Building in Beachwood.

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07/28/2016

Taking Back the Campus with Jacob Baime

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Taking Back the Campus with Jacob Baime

Over the last decade, supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement have focused their campaign in the U.S. primarily on college campuses. But the BDS movement appears to be slowing down, according to Jacob Baime, executive director of the Israel on Campus Coalition, causing activists to adapt and shift their strategies.

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06/09/2016

Meet Cathy: PEI Volunteer

Tags: Federation, Education, Advocacy, Family, Women

Meet Cathy: PEI Volunteer

Meet Cathy. A business-owner, dedicated volunteer, and proud Jewish Clevelander. She is a busy person, who always finds time to help others. When she started working as a literacy tutor when her own children were learning to read, she found a passion. And now, Cathy volunteers with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Public Education Initiative (PEI).

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05/16/2016

Get to Know: Cheryl Davis, CRC Chair

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Get to Know: Cheryl Davis, CRC Chair

Cheryl Davis volunteers her time bringing together Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. As Chair of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Community Relations Committee (CRC), she and the committee members work to implement the CRC’s mission – to protect, preserve, and promote a just, democratic, and pluralistic American society, advocate for a strong and secure Israel, and safeguard the rights of Jews in Cleveland and around the globe.

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05/12/2016

Members of Knesset Visit Jewish Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Overseas, Leadership, Israel, Advocacy

Members of Knesset Visit Jewish Cleveland

It is the mark of a special relationship where both parties take the time to show support for each other and learn from one another. Last week, the special relationships between Israel and the United States grew even stronger with the visit of three members of Knesset to Cleveland.

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