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11/20/2015

Clevelander Joins PJ Our Way Team

Tags: PJ Library, Federation, Blog, Teens, Family, Women

Clevelander Joins PJ Our Way Team

CLEVELAND – Madeline (Maddie) McCann, 10, of Beachwood has been selected to join the national PJ Our Way Design Team, a prestigious position through the PJ Our Way program that gives young people the opportunity to develop leadership skills, while connecting with other pre-teens across the country.

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11/20/2015

Cleveland Shines at the GA

Tags: Federation, Blog, Video, Israel, Overseas

Cleveland Shines at the GA

We are proud to be part of our national system, the Jewish Federations of North America, which represents 153 Jewish Federations and 300 independent network communities across North America. At this year’s General Assembly, a premiere leadership experience for engaged Federation volunteers and professionals, Federations from across North America shared their programs and innovations that are making their community stronger.

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11/17/2015

Benji’s Onward Israeli Experience

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

Hi, I’m Benji. I am an alumni of Orange High School in Pepper Pike. Before graduating from Emory University with a degree in Computer Science, I spent the summer as an Onward Israel Cleveland participant, interning at Tel Aviv’s finest algorithm-trading company.

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11/11/2015

30+ Clevelanders Attend the 2015 General Assembly

Tags: Federation, Blog

30+ Clevelanders Attend the 2015 General Assembly

What is the GA? Every year, our partner, the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA), annually hosts the General Assembly.

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11/11/2015

Netanyahu to Siegal: "Thank You"

Tags: Federation, Blog

Netanyahu to Siegal: "Thank You"

Federation staff and community members show their #JewishCleveland pride at the GA Opening Plenary!

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11/05/2015

Finding Your Perfect Match

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

Finding Your Perfect Match

I had the perfect costume this Halloween. It looked great, was easy, and didn’t cost a fortune. Is it something you would wear? Probably not. Was it sewn perfectly and did it have all the best accessories? No. But, it was perfect for me.

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10/22/2015

My St. Petersburg Journey

Tags: Russia, Overseas, Young Adults, Leadership, Blog

My St. Petersburg Journey

Jewish Clevelander Alexandra is in St. Petersburg, Russia. She is a JDC Entwine volunteer with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Commmitee (JDC), a Federation partner, teaching English and Hebrew to local students participating in a joint YESOD/Jewish Agency camp called TIUL International.

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10/22/2015

A Visit to our Sister City of St. Petersburg, Russia

Tags: Russia, Overseas, Young Adults, Leadership, Blog

A Visit to our Sister City of St. Petersburg, Russia

Barry Feldman, Chair of the St. Petersburg Partnership Subcommittee, shared the following message to his fellow volunteer leaders serving on the Federation's Overseas Connections Committee. We invite you to read his message, and be inspired by the work that we do in our sister city of St. Petersburg, Russia to renew Jewish life where it was once forbidden.

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10/21/2015

When a Community Inspires

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

When a Community Inspires

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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10/21/2015

Giving my Heart to Women’s Philanthropy

Tags: Women, Blog

Giving my Heart to Women’s Philanthropy

To me, the last of anything has always meant turning the page to something new. So ending my role as chair of Women’s Philanthropy is not really an end. My Federation journey and our community needs will remain as relevant a passion tomorrow as they are today.

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