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05/09/2019

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

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

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate Israel's 69th Independence Day on May 2 with Idan Raichel in concert!

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04/19/2019

Passover Message from Erika B. Rudin-Luria

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Passover Message from Erika B. Rudin-Luria

I have always loved Passover. Beyond the food and family, the centerpiece of the seder is magid, the recitation of the story of how we were slaves in Egypt. We – all of us, together. This begins the Exodus, the first large-scale and lengthy (40 years!) community mission to the land of Israel. We tell the story each year to friends and family, with special emphasis on making sure that the next generation understands that they too are an important part of this story – the story of the Jewish family.

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04/16/2019

Erika B. Rudin-Luria Takes ‘Listening Tour’ as Federation’s New President

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Erika B. Rudin-Luria Takes ‘Listening Tour’ as Federation’s New President

While the Jewish Federation of Cleveland continued to move forward during its leadership transition, new president Erika B. Rudin-Luria pressed pause on meetings to take advantage of the moment and learn from leadership, community members, people who built the community and those who are continuing it.

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04/15/2019

Remembering Louis Rosenblum

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Remembering Louis Rosenblum

We are saddened to share the loss of Louis Rosenblum z"l, a leader in the creation of the Cleveland Council on Soviet Anti-Semitism and the national Soviet Jewry movement.

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04/11/2019

Outgoing Chair Gary Gross ‘Always Stepped Up’

Tags: Federation, PR

Outgoing Chair Gary Gross ‘Always Stepped Up’

The rekindling of anti-Semitism and the characterization of Israel were thoughts Gary Gross shared as he gave his third and final address at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 115th annual meeting April 8. He proposed the two go hand-in-hand. To combat anti-Semitism, a unified Jewish community is needed. Yet varying thoughts Jews hold on Israel can create disagreement and prohibit unification.

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04/10/2019

Celebrating 115 Years of Jewish Cleveland!

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Celebrating 115 Years of Jewish Cleveland!

Our community is a special place! A packed house of more than 300 people joined together at Gross Schechter Day School for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's 115th Annual Meeting.

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04/05/2019

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on May 1

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Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on May 1

An estimated 770 Holocaust survivors live in the Cleveland area. Our community will honor these survivors and remember those who perished during the Holocaust at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Kol Israel Foundation’s Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah. Join us on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 pm at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation (27501 Fairmount Blvd in Pepper Pike). This annual event is free and open to the community.

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04/04/2019

Join Our Community to Remember the Holocaust

Tags: Advocacy, Federation

Join Our Community to Remember the Holocaust

Every year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland holds Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah, a commemoration dedicated to remembering those who survived the Holocaust and those who perished.

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04/03/2019

Bringing Israel to Cleveland on Yom Hazikaron

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Bringing Israel to Cleveland on Yom Hazikaron

As a kid in Israel, we grow up with the understanding that one day we will wear the IDF uniform and we’ll be responsible for people’s lives.

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03/28/2019

Richard W. Pogue to receive Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Eisenman Award

Tags: Federation, PR, Leadership, Awards

Richard W. Pogue to receive Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Eisenman Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will honor Richard W. Pogue, longtime civic leader and lawyer, with its highest honor during the Federation’s 115th annual meeting at 7 p.m. April 8 at Gross Schechter Day School in Pepper Pike.

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