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07/26/2018

Fir Street Cemetery Becomes Cleveland Historical Landmark

Tags: Federation, PR, Cemeteries

Fir Street Cemetery Becomes Cleveland Historical Landmark

The second-oldest Jewish cemetery in Cleveland is now a historical landmark, thanks to Cleveland City Council and the residents of Cleveland’s Detroit-Shoreway neighborhood.

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07/25/2018

Volunteers Needed for Annual Fall Cemetery Cleanup

Tags: Federation, Volunteer, Cemetery

Volunteers Needed for Annual Fall Cemetery Cleanup

There is no greater mitzvah (good deed) than caring for those who came before us.

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07/24/2018

A Garden for the Future

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Israel

A Garden for the Future

Where once lay the battered husk of an abandoned army base in the heart of Beit Shean, Israel, now grows a beautiful community garden for all to enjoy. This physical transformation is a perfect representation of the Jewish Federation’s lasting impact on its sister community in Israel. It had become an eye-sore for the beautiful neighborhood across the street, ignored by the residents of the community.

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07/23/2018

Celebrating at the Lion of Judah Summer Social

Tags: Federation, Women, Events

Celebrating at the Lion of Judah Summer Social

Lions of Judah, women who make an individual gift of $5,000 or more to the annual Campaign for Jewish Needs, will come together on August 21 at the Lion of Judah Summer Social to celebrate philanthropy and the meaningful difference women create through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.

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07/23/2018

Reflecting on Coaching Circles Series III

Tags: Women, Federation

Reflecting on Coaching Circles Series III

The third cohort of Coaching Circles concluded in July. Over a six month period, 36 women were divided into “circles” of six people to discuss topics around building trust, leadership, communication and its impact, asking powerful questions, emotional self-awareness, and assessing, reflecting and prioritizing various aspects of life (e.g. family, community, work, religion, money, health, and personal growth).

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07/10/2018

Greetings from Israel!

Tags: Birthright, Young Adults, I-connect, Teens, Israel, Federation

Greetings from Israel!

Birthright is a free 10-day trip for Jewish Clevelanders ages 22-26 to explore Israel’s most remarkable tourist destinations. Check out a few trip highlights below.

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07/06/2018

Our Family's Philanthropy

Tags: Planned Giving, Charitable Giving, Federation

Our Family's Philanthropy

One of the first things Lisa and Josh Mayers of Beachwood did when they returned to Cleveland 16 years ago was get involved with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. They joined Young Leadership Division’s LEADS (Leadership Education Development Series) program, as well as various committees at Federation. They’ve also become invested in other agencies and organizations in and around the community and were looking for a more efficient way to support all of them.

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07/05/2018

Federation Allocates $34.6M to Jewish Causes

Tags: Federation, PR

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After raising a record $32.7 million in its 2018 Campaign for Jewish Needs last fall, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s board of trustees unanimously approved allocation of those funds and more to a range of international, national and local Jewish causes June 27.

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07/05/2018

Jewish Cleveland Celebrates Israel at 70

Tags: Federation, Video, Israel, Overseas

Jewish Cleveland Celebrates Israel at 70

Israel at 70 is a community-wide celebration to mark Israel’s 70th birthday. The Jewish Federation of Cleveland, together with local synagogues, agencies, and organizations, are bringing Israel to Cleveland through a variety of arts, cultural, and educational events for all ages.

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07/02/2018

Hedy P. Milgrom Retires as Chief Development Officer

Tags: Federation

Hedy P. Milgrom Retires as Chief Development Officer

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that, effective July 1, 2018, Hedy P. Milgrom is retiring as the organization’s senior vice president and chief development officer.

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