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05/22/2015

Believe-land?

Tags: Blog, Young Adults, Women, Dating, Family, Volunteer

Believe-land?

In 2004, I moved to Cleveland, clad with a winter coat that more resembled a sleeping bag than any sort of shapely outerwear, nostalgic memories of a sun tan, and the phone number of some distant relatives. I knew no one else.

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05/20/2015

A D’var Torah on Shavuot

Tags: Divrei Torah, Blog, Federation, Holidays, Leadership

The following d’var torah was presented at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Board of Trustees Meeting on May 20, 2015. This upcoming Shabbos we read Parsha Bamidbar, the first parsha in the Book of Numbers, Bamidbar.

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05/13/2015

Count the Omer & Find your Soulmate

Tags: Dating, Women, Young Adults, Video, Federation, Blog

Count the Omer & Find your Soulmate

Who is Omer? Sounds familiar. Hmm. Is he that Israeli who played for the Cavs while LeBron was in Miami? Nah, that’s Omri. Omri Caspi. So, who is Omer?

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04/28/2015

A Mission to Cuba

Tags: Divrei Torah, Overseas, Missions, Trips, & Travel, Federation, Blog

A Mission to Cuba

I recently returned from a Mission to Cuba, traveling with a small cohort of Cleveland community members and the Federation.

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04/24/2015

2,000+ Celebrate Israel’s 67th

Tags: Israel, Holidays, Blog, Federation, Advocacy, Women, Teens, Family, Young Adults, Arts

2,000+ Celebrate Israel’s 67th

A night to remember! Thousands of community members celebrated Israel's 67th birthday, big and loud. 

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04/24/2015

A Druze Hero in the IDF

Tags: Israel, Holidays, Blog, Federation, Campaign

A Druze Hero in the IDF

My name is Major Rushdi Bader, and I am an officer in the Israel Defense Forces. I want to tell you about my brother, Zedan, while I am here in Cleveland and far away from our holy country.

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04/22/2015

Honoring Israel's Fallen Soldiers

Tags: Israel, Holidays, Blog, Federation, Advocacy

Honoring Israel's Fallen Soldiers

Shalom (Hello). My name is Kobi Dostakam, and I am proud to be a Colonel in the IDF and head of the 2015 IDF delegation to Cleveland. I am married to Marina, have four children and have been serving in the IDF for 26 years. Tonight, we mark Yom Hazikaron, the Day of Remembrance for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel.

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04/15/2015

Beit Shean’s Mimouna Celebration

Tags: Beit Shean, Israel, Blog, Holidays, Volunteer, Passover

Beit Shean’s Mimouna Celebration

It really is no secret that observing the dietary laws of Passover in the United States is somewhat of a chore and not exactly easy. Passover in Israel is a completely different story. For the most part, the grocery stores and restaurants do all the work for you and it is much harder to break the laws of Passover in Israel than it is to keep them.

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04/15/2015

A Meaningful Beit Shean Experience

Tags: Beit Shean, Women, Israel, Blog, Holidays, Volunteer

A Meaningful Beit Shean Experience

Mabel spent most of her life donating her time to charity. She volunteered with a variety of organizations, in Cleveland and beyond. At 75, she had slowed down a bit but her interest in doing good never changed.

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04/14/2015

Memories Matter

Tags: Holidays, Federation, Blog

Passover and Easter are intimately intertwined in our history as the Last Supper was actually a Seder.

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