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04/07/2016

Chelm, Moss to be Honored on April 12

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, PR

Chelm, Moss to be Honored on April 12

The Rev. Otis Moss Jr. has received many awards during his illustrious career, including the Leadership Award from the Cleveland chapter of the American Jewish Committee in 1996.

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03/21/2016

Cleveland Unites for Education Equity

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, Education

Cleveland Unites for Education Equity

An evening of inspiration! Community leaders, elected officials, and special guests from across our Cleveland community joined together to discuss an issue important to all of us: education equity and civil rights. Together, we are all partners in ensuring a strong future for Cleveland children.

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03/16/2016

7 Principle Issues of Education

Tags: Federation, Video, Advocacy, Education

7 Principle Issues of Education

Eric Gordon, CEO of the Cleveland Metropolitan School District, joined us at our 69th Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee to discuss seven principle issues of education. Hear his remarks now:

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03/16/2016

Henderson Inspires at CRC Meeting

Tags: Federation, Video, Advocacy, Education

Henderson Inspires at CRC Meeting

The 69th Annual Meeting of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Community Relations Committee (CRC) featured Wade Henderson, a visionary leader of the human and civil rights movement, as the Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecturer. You can hear all of his remarks in the full video recording of his speech.

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03/07/2016

Jewish Cleveland Welcomes Henderson

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Jewish Cleveland Welcomes Henderson

CLEVELAND – Wade Henderson, a visionary leader of the civil and human rights movement, joins the Jewish Federation of Cleveland to discuss “Public Education, Civil Rights, and Inequality” at the 69th Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee (CRC) and Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture. The event takes place on Tuesday, March 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Maltz Performing Arts Center (1855 Ansel Road, Cleveland). The event is free and open to the public; registration is strongly encouraged.

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03/04/2016

Addressing Professor's Anti-Semitic Views

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

CLEVELAND – In response to the recent anti-Semitic views expressed on social media by an Oberlin College assistant professor that garnered international attention, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, AJC Cleveland, the Anti-Defamation League Cleveland Region and the Cleveland Hillel Foundation met with Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov and several of his senior staff. In a welcoming atmosphere, we discussed, openly and candidly, the potential implications of a professor’s personal views on classroom activity and student intimidation. We also discussed our shared respect for academic freedom.

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03/02/2016

Anti-Semitic Views by Oberlin Professor

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

The following statement was released by Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board Chair Reneé Chelm in response to anti-Semitic views expressed by an Oberlin College assistant professor, whose statements have garnered international attention.

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02/05/2016

Meet Renowned Pollster on D.C. Mission

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Meet Renowned Pollster on D.C. Mission

CLEVELAND – Peter D. Hart, renowned pollster and noted analyst, will join delegates from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Mission to Washington, D.C. for an exclusive dinner on April 18, 2016. Hart will kick off the annual Mission with “2016 Elections: Trends and Implications.”

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02/02/2016

One Wall for One People

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

One Wall for One People

Board Chair Reneé Chelm and Federation President Stephen H. Hoffman release a statement on the recent resolution creating a recognized space for egalitarian prayer at The Western Wall.

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01/22/2016

Cultures Celebrated at Tu B'Shevat Seder

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, Partners, Holidays

Cultures Celebrated at Tu B'Shevat Seder

A beautiful evening of diverse cultures coming together to honor and celebrate our shared earth during Tu B’Shevat.

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