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01/30/2018

Three Ways You Can Celebrate Tu B'Shevat

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Three Ways You Can Celebrate Tu B'Shevat

Happy Tu B’Shevat! Tu B’Shevat, the fifteenth day of the Jewish month of Shevat, is a holiday also known as the “New Year for Trees” that celebrates the awakening of the trees for another growing year in the land of Israel. Check out these 3 things you can do to celebrate right here in #JewishCleveland!

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01/24/2018

Strengthening the Community in Women’s Philanthropy

Tags: Women, Federation

Strengthening the Community in Women’s Philanthropy

Growing up, I didn’t realize how much the Federation impacted my life. I was always a part of the community – from Jewish Summer Camp to hanging out at the JCC, to visiting my grandparents at Montefiore – but it wasn’t until I went to college in Charleston, South Carolina, I realized I missed the sense of community that I experienced here in Cleveland.

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01/23/2018

CMSD Features School Uniform Clothing Drive in News

Tags: Federation, PR, Education, Advocacy

CMSD Features School Uniform Clothing Drive in News

Families from Puerto Rico are continuing to arrive in Cleveland, and the local faith community is stepping up to help children get a successful start in CMSD schools

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01/15/2018

Jewish Cleveland Finds Strength Through MLK, Jr. Philosophies

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Jewish Cleveland Finds Strength Through MLK, Jr. Philosophies

Bradley J. Schlang, Chair of the Federation’s Community Relations Committee shares his thoughts on how Jewish Cleveland finds strength through the words and philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.:

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01/12/2018

Coaching Circles Series III Launches

Tags: Women, Federation

Coaching Circles Series III Launches

Three years ago, Women’s Philanthropy launched Coaching Circles, a leadership development program aimed to offer women a supportive and motivating environment to connect through meaningful conversations and peer coaching.

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01/12/2018

Women Raise $4.1M in 2018 Campaign for Jewish Needs

Tags: Federation, Women, Campaign

Women Raise $4.1M in 2018 Campaign for Jewish Needs

“The Women’s Philanthropy Campaign raises more money than many other cities do in their entire campaigns,” said Federation Board Chair Gary L. Gross. Women in our community brought in $4,123,727. Thank you for your dollars, your time, and your involvement!

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01/12/2018

Meet the 2018 Women's Philanthropy Leadership Team

Tags: Federation, Women

Meet the 2018 Women's Philanthropy Leadership Team

Welcome to all the Jewish Cleveland women who will be leading our strong, vibrant community in the coming year and thank you to all of our outgoing chairs for their dedication.

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01/11/2018

Young Families: Meet the Bell Family

Tags: Federation, Education, Family, Women, Young Adults

Young Families: Meet the Bell Family

What's Jacki Bell's one piece of advice for young families? Be patient! "Kids are really smart, so often times I can talk through an issue with my 3 year old. Plus, it's all a phase and they don't last long." Meet Jackie and her family now:

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01/10/2018

Hitting a Home Run in Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Hitting a Home Run in Israel

There are two things in my life that define me – my Jewishness and baseball. I was born and raised in Jewish Cleveland and the values of Judaism were instilled in me from a very young age – from synagogue, Sunday School, Jewish Day Camps, BBYO, and activities at the Mandel JCC. Jewish Cleveland is everything to me – as is playing baseball. I’ve put so much into being able to play my entire life, including in college.

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01/10/2018

Saltzman Youth Panel Blog: The Importance of Balance

Tags: Federation, Teens, Philanthropy, Blog

Saltzman Youth Panel Blog: The Importance of Balance

The Saltzman Youth Panel educates Jewish Cleveland high school students like me about philanthropy. Together, this year’s cohort of 40 high school juniors and seniors will make decisions about allocating $42,500 to worthy organizations in the Jewish and general communities.

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