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02/08/2016

My Federation Story: Together, We Can

Tags: Women, Federation, Blog, Israel, Overseas, Leadership

My Federation Story: Together, We Can

One of my first memorable Federation experiences was when I went on a young adult mission to Israel 11 years ago. I’d never been to Israel. I was hesitant to leave my children but something in me said “just go, it will be worth it.” And, it was! Israel was simply beautiful. It moved me.

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02/08/2016

My #JewishCleveland: Andrew Zelman

Tags: Federation, Blog, Young Adult, Israel, Overseas

My #JewishCleveland: Andrew Zelman

Sometimes, you just need to leave your city to understand the place it occupies in your heart.

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02/04/2016

Meet Our PJ Engagement Ambassadors!

Tags: Federation, Blog, Family, Kids, PJ Library

Meet Our PJ Engagement Ambassadors!

Did you know? Three #JewishCleveland moms are making it easy for new moms and all kinds of Jewish families in Twinsburg, Aurora, and Chagrin Falls to connect to each other and kid-friendly Cleveland. They are the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s PJ Library Engagement Ambassadors, and they can’t wait to get to know you. Meet them here.

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01/27/2016

Ruthy's Masa Israel Experience

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Women, Blog, I-connect

Ruthy's Masa Israel Experience

Hi, my name is Ruthy, and I am from Cleveland, Ohio. After years of Jewish Day School and summers at Camp Yavneh I have grown to have a deep passion for Israel.

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01/22/2016

Our PEI Fellows Look Back

Tags: Federation, Blog, Education, Volunteer

Our PEI Fellows Look Back

A reunion! Our Public Education Initiative (PEI) Fellows help oversee the largest literacy tutoring program in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) schools, helping more than 300 K-12 students in eight Cleveland schools learn how to read and write each year.

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01/06/2016

Sharing My Joy with My Community

Tags: Teens, Kids, Blog, Family, Volunteer, Holidays

Sharing My Joy with My Community

My name is Tyler Moses and I am 13 years old. I live in Orange Village and go to the University School (US).

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01/04/2016

Tu B'Shevat in Snowy Cleveland

Tags: Family, Kids, PJ Library, Interfaith, Holidays, Federation, Blog

Tu B'Shevat in Snowy Cleveland

Tu B’Shevat is around the corner. As 10-year-old Gabe says, it’s hard to celebrate the “festival of trees” in Cleveland this time of year when the ground is covered in snow. Youngsters like Gabe understand the importance of this holiday through Federation-supported programs like PJ Our Way and our Community Relations Committee’s (CRC) Interfaith Tu B’Shevat Seder. Read how Gabe learned about the values of Tu B’Shevat right here in snowy Cleveland:

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12/24/2015

Be Unique

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

Be Unique

While we have been fortunate so far this season, let’s get real, it’s going to snow at some point in the near future. It is December in Northeast Ohio, after all.

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12/23/2015

Meet Tali: 2015-2016 PEI Fellow

Tags: Federation, Blog, Education

Meet Tali: 2015-2016 PEI Fellow

Have you ever taken the time to reflect on your primary educational journey? How about the fact that you can read this sentence? Being able to read, write, and comprehend are invaluable skills, and often taken for granted once they are mastered. The aim of the Public Education Initiative is to do just that; bolster the literacy of children in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD), through individualized sessions with our team of dedicated volunteer tutors, and I am elated to be a part of the magic!

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12/16/2015

Federation raises $30,761,661 in 2016 Campaign

Tags: Federation, Blog, Campaign

Federation raises $30,761,661 in 2016 Campaign

Dan Zelman, general chair of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2016 Campaign for Jewish Needs, couldn’t hide his excitement as he prepared to announce the total amount raised in the campaign.

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