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11/21/2018

Celebrating Our Differences: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

Tags: Federation, Teens, Philanthropy, Blog

Celebrating Our Differences: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

The Saltzman youth panel 2018-2019 is off to an amazing start! We are already on pace to have a great year and make a huge impact in our Jewish Community.

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10/25/2018

Highlights from the 2018 General Assembly

Tags: Federation, Blog

Highlights from the 2018 General Assembly

More than 3,000 people attended the 87th GA which took place this year Tel Aviv, Israel. The annual event came at an interesting time as Jews across North America have increasing voiced frustration over decisions made by the Government of Israel that adversely impacts them.

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08/03/2018

A D’var Torah about the Lehava Delegation

Tags: Divrei Torah, Blog, Federation, Overseas

The following d’var torah was presented at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Board of Trustees Meeting on July 25, 2018.

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07/23/2018

Meet Rebecca Fleisher, Women's Philanthropy Associate

Tags: Women, Blog

I'm excited to introduce myself to this wonderful group of generous, welcoming, and vibrant women! My name is Rebecca Fleisher and I am thrilled and proud to be the new Associate for Women’s Philanthropy.

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07/23/2018

Message from Danielle Wild, Women's Philanthropy Chair

Tags: Women, Blog

I recently returned from a Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) trip to Berlin and Budapest to see the overseas programs that the dollars we raise help fund. There were so many examples of ways that we are giving people what they otherwise would not have—community, safety, Judaism, to name a few. The program that hit home the most for me was a visit to Camp Szarvas in Hungary.

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05/17/2018

The Secret of Cheesecake for Shavuot

Tags: Blog, Federation, Holidays

The Secret of Cheesecake for Shavuot

Shavuot is a holiday celebrating the time when the Jewish people harvested their last grain of the season, and begin harvesting their fruit crops. A tradition is eating dairy foods including cheesecake, blintzes, and quiches to symbolize the kosher food laws in the Torah.

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05/16/2018

Experiencing Israel through Arts and Culture

Tags: Federation, Blog, Arts, Israel, Overseas

Experiencing Israel through Arts and Culture

We recently concluded our 8-day Israel Arts and Culture Mission with a beautiful dinner at the Israel Museum, where our group got to share a few thoughts about what we experienced as we explored the depth and breadth of visual arts, music, dance, theater, architecture, literature, jewelry and textile design, and of course, the culinary arts! Somehow we managed to fit in all of those things between meals!

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05/15/2018

Flavors of Israel Travel Diary

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel, Overseas

Flavors of Israel Travel Diary

Israel is home to many of the best culinary experiences in the world. Community members recently returned from a first-of-its-kind mission that explored our Jewish homeland's innovation and cultural diversity through the lens of food. Read a few of their trip highlights now:

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05/02/2018

Exploring Jewish Life in Morocco and Madrid

Tags: Federation, Blog, Young Adults, Leadership, Women

Exploring Jewish Life in Morocco and Madrid

Six Jewish Cleveland young leaders recently returned from a once-in-a-lifetime journey, visiting Jewish communities in Morocco and Spain with the National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC) Study Mission. The trip, which highlighted the special relationship both countries have with the Jewish people, also helped the group understand the importance of supporting vibrant Jewish communities throughout the globe.

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04/13/2018

Five Reflections from the AIPAC Policy Conference

Tags: Federation, Blog, Advocacy

Five Reflections from the AIPAC Policy Conference

Jewish Clevelander David Shifrin shares his reflections after attending the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC.

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