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04/14/2016

An Impactful Journey to Berlin & Israel

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

An Impactful Journey to Berlin & Israel

This past week I had the honor of traveling with 70 members of The Jewish Federations of North America's (JFNA) National Young Leadership Cabinet on a mission to Berlin and Israel. Together we learned about the past, present and plans for the future of their local Jewish communities and also saw first-hand where our Federation dollars go.href="http://www.jewishcleveland.org/news/blog/inspiring_stories_kick_off_JFNA_GA/">General Assembly.

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04/13/2016

112th Annual Meeting Inspires

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Awards

112th Annual Meeting Inspires

What a night! Over 300 community members joined together to celebrate the strength of a community and the power of a people at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's 112th Annual Meeting, honoring two of Cleveland's most respected leaders.

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04/13/2016

Celebrating Israel's Independence Day

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Celebrating Israel's Independence Day

A spectacular party for Israel! More than 2,500 community members joined together to celebrate Israel's 68th birthday in style.

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04/13/2016

Reneé Chelm Remarks at 112th Annual Meeting

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Reneé Chelm Remarks at 112th Annual Meeting

Immediate Past Board Chair Reneé Chelm addresses 300+ community members at our 112th Annual Meeting. Hear her full remarks here.

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04/13/2016

Moss, Chelm Praised at Annual Meeting

Tags: Federation, PR

Moss, Chelm Praised at Annual Meeting

The Rev. Otis Moss Jr. and Reneé Chelm both received standing ovations from a crowd of more than 300 people when they were recognized at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 112th annual meeting April 12 at Park Synagogue Main in Cleveland Heights.

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04/13/2016

Celebrating Reneé Chelm

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Celebrating Reneé Chelm

At our 112th Annual Meeting, outgoing Board Chair Reneé Chelm received a standing ovation for three exemplary years of service. Among her many accomplishments, she is credited with helping create a more inclusive Jewish community where everyone can feel welcome.

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04/13/2016

Honoring Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr.

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Honoring Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr.

At the 112th Annual Meeting, our highest civic honor, the Charles Eisenman Award, was presented to Rev. Dr. Otis Moss, Jr. He is a true living legend. His lifetime of service and achievement in issues of civil rights, voting rights, and economic inequality have put him on the forefront of positive change.

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04/12/2016

Security Training Takes Place in Beachwood

Tags: Federation, PR, Security

Security Training Takes Place in Beachwood

It wasn’t your ordinary day at Jewish Federation of Cleveland headquarters. At 9:47 in the morning April 10, (fake) gunfire went off as an assortment of local and federal law enforcement practiced their response to a hypothetical attack.

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04/08/2016

Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks in Cleveland

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Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks in Cleveland

World renowned speaker Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks inspired us as he shared his perspective on Jewish continuity with our Jewish Cleveland community on April 7, 2016. Watch his full speech here.

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04/08/2016

Gross Schechter: 3 Ways Kids Can Get Fit

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Gross Schechter: 3 Ways Kids Can Get Fit

The preeminent medieval scholar, Rambam wrote, "As long as a person exercises and exerts himself…sickness does not befall him and his strength increases." (Hilchot De’ot 4:1; 4:14-15). It’s no secret that Jewish values underlie and drive everything that we do at Schechter. In the case of physical education, it’s no different. At Schechter, we look to the value of shmirat ha’guf, (guarding one’s body), which serves as the driver for encouraging and promoting exercise, healthy nutrition and stress management in our students’ lives. Here are three ways you can apply shmirat ha’guf with your children.

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