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02/15/2019

Five Questions with Roots' Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Shadi Abu Awwad

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Five Questions with Roots' Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Shadi Abu Awwad

Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Shadi Abu Awwad see a future where there is peace between the Israeli and Palestinian people. As leaders of the non-profit organization, Roots, they are building a unique network of local Palestinians and Israelis who have come to see each other as the partners needed to make changes and end the ongoing conflict between the two cultures. Through their work, they are fostering a grassroots movement of understanding, nonviolence, and transformation founded on dignity, trust, mutual recognition, and respect.

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02/15/2019

New Year’s Resolutions for Philanthropy: Climate Looks Bright

Tags: Federation, Women

New Year’s Resolutions for Philanthropy: Climate Looks Bright

At the start of every new year, most people set out to better themselves with resolutions. Many of us promise to eat healthier, exercise more, pick up a new hobby or check off the bucket list. The beginning of a new year also affords an opportunity to take a step back and reflect on our lives with a renewed sense of hope that we can make positive changes and do things differently.

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02/14/2019

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

Tags: Federation, PR, Young Adults

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today its fourth cohort of Young Leadership Division (YLD) Microgrant Program recipients. With the YLD Microgrant Program, YLD hopes to create a thriving, vibrant Jewish Cleveland young adult community by empowering individuals or groups to create, plan, and host experiences for Jewish Clevelanders (ages 22-45).

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02/14/2019

Finding Donors Starts with Building Relationships

Tags: Federation

Finding Donors Starts with Building Relationships

Donors are the backbone of any nonprofit organization.

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02/14/2019

Stories Shared at Interfaith Tu b’Shevat Seder

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Stories Shared at Interfaith Tu b’Shevat Seder

About 120 people gathered at Cleveland Botanical Gardens Feb. 12 to bless trees and their fruit, drink, sing and share their stories of connection to trees and nature.

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02/13/2019

Celebrating the Earth at our Interfaith Tu B'Shevat Seder

Tags: CRC, Federation, Interfaith

Celebrating the Earth at our Interfaith Tu B'Shevat Seder

Celebrating the new year for the trees at the Cleveland Botanical Garden for our annual Interfaith Tu B'Shevat Seder.

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02/11/2019

Caring Across Cleveland with YLD

Tags: YLD, Federation

Caring Across Cleveland with YLD

YLD'ers had a day of hands-on volunteering across Cleveland and made a difference in our community!

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02/07/2019

Finding the Perfect Fit in Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Finding the Perfect Fit in Israel

Hannah Firestone has dreams of becoming a United States Supreme Court Judge. The Beachwood resident and Allegheny College senior started her path to fulfilling her career dreams last summer through Cleveland’s Onward Israel internship program.

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02/05/2019

Growing Strong Community Leaders

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Overseas

Growing Strong Community Leaders

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) is helping to prepare the next generation of Jewish Cleveland leadership through unique experiential professional and volunteer opportunities.

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02/05/2019

Five Questions with General Mansour abu Rashid

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Five Questions with General Mansour abu Rashid

General Mansour abu Rashid of Jordan spent his entire military career and post-military career promoting peace in the Middle East including his role in the 1994 signing of the Peace Treaty Accord between Israel and Jordan. His efforts have successfully led to a Jordan/Cross-Border Initiative between Jordanians and Israelis in Beit Shean, Cleveland’s sister city.

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