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05/16/2018

Experiencing Israel through Arts and Culture

Tags: Federation, Blog, Arts, Israel, Overseas

Experiencing Israel through Arts and Culture

We recently concluded our 8-day Israel Arts and Culture Mission with a beautiful dinner at the Israel Museum, where our group got to share a few thoughts about what we experienced as we explored the depth and breadth of visual arts, music, dance, theater, architecture, literature, jewelry and textile design, and of course, the culinary arts! Somehow we managed to fit in all of those things between meals!

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05/16/2018

Jewish Teens Grant $44,000 for Community Needs

Tags: Federation, PR, Teens

Jewish Teens Grant $44,000 for Community Needs

Forty Jewish high school juniors and seniors representing public and private high schools across Cleveland have come together to recommend grants totaling $44,000 to 14 organizations for crucial programs in the Jewish and general community through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2017-2018 Maurice Saltzman Youth Panel.

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05/15/2018

Backpacks Full of Good

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Family, Teens, Volunteer

Backpacks Full of Good

Securing our community is one of the top priorities of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. Thanks to a generous donation from Barb and Abe Miller, the Federation will be distributing 550 Project Safe Classroom Backpacks to Jewish Cleveland classrooms, including all Jewish Cleveland day schools, religious schools, and early childhood centers. Over the course of two days, students from Yavne School for Girls and Fuchs Mizrachi School – Federation beneficiary agencies – as well as members of our Young Leadership Division (YLD) volunteered their time to fill the backpacks with medical and emergency supplies and safety equipment.

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05/15/2018

Flavors of Israel Travel Diary

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel, Overseas

Flavors of Israel Travel Diary

Israel is home to many of the best culinary experiences in the world. Community members recently returned from a first-of-its-kind mission that explored our Jewish homeland's innovation and cultural diversity through the lens of food. Read a few of their trip highlights now:

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05/14/2018

An Important Update on the Women's Philanthropy Spring Luncheon

Tags: Federation, Women

An Important Update on the Women's Philanthropy Spring Luncheon

Each year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Women’s Philanthropy hosts a spring luncheon that focuses on a relevant and timely women’s issue. This year, Women’s Philanthropy leadership wanted to explore the #MeToo movement and invited renowned feminist author, Naomi Wolf, to speak on this topic.

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05/09/2018

Saving and Giving with a Donor Advised Fund

Tags: Planned Giving, Charitable Giving, Federation

Saving and Giving with a Donor Advised Fund

From generation to generation, l’dor v’dor. Donna Yanowitz lives that motto. Along with her late husband, Bennett, she taught her children and grandchildren the value of saving and giving. For Donna, being philanthropic is made easier through her Donor Advised Fund (DAF) and the Yanowitz Foundation of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.

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05/07/2018

Community Members Celebrate at First-Ever IsraelFest!

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Family

Community Members Celebrate at First-Ever IsraelFest!

The Israel at 70 celebration continued yesterday as nearly 2,000 people from across our diverse community came together at IsraelFest!, a first-of-its-kind festival here in Jewish Cleveland!

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05/04/2018

Remembering Mendy Klein

Tags: Federation

Remembering Mendy Klein

With profound sadness and a heavy heart we regret to inform you of the tragic death of our Board Member, Robert “Mendy” Klein z”l.

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05/02/2018

Exploring Jewish Life in Morocco and Madrid

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

Exploring Jewish Life in Morocco and Madrid

Six Jewish Cleveland young leaders recently returned from a once-in-a-lifetime journey, visiting Jewish communities in Morocco and Spain with the National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC) Study Mission. The trip, which highlighted the special relationship both countries have with the Jewish people, also helped the group understand the importance of supporting vibrant Jewish communities throughout the globe.

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