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09/18/2015

Becky Heller in Her Own Words

Tags: Women, Blog, Volunteer, Campaign, Federation

Becky Heller in Her Own Words

Growing up in Columbus, my family was not nearly as involved in our Jewish community as I am today.

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09/18/2015

jHUB Offers Path to Jewish Connection

Tags: Interfaith, Young Adults, Family, Education, Federation, PR

Many families are searching for their path to a Jewish connection and celebration, said Rabbi Melinda Mersack of Solon.

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09/17/2015

Courage to Learn

Tags: Women, Israel, Blog, Campaign, Federation, Overseas

Courage to Learn

"Today I have courage,” Sima Goldrich told me. She is an ultra-Orthodox (haaredi) woman who is learning about women’s health – her own health – through a program funded by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Campaign for Jewish Needs.

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09/17/2015

All About jHUB

Tags: Interfaith, Young Adults, Family, Education, Federation, PR

Melinda Mersack at jHUB High Holiday Event.

Little ones and their families learned all about Rosh Hashanah during an interfaith event co-sponsored by jHUB and Park Synagogue in Cleveland Heights and Pepper Pike. At “Heading into the High Holidays – Let’s Get Ready to Celebrate,” held last month at Horseshoe Lake Pavilion in Shaker Heights, families gathered for Rosh Hashanah activities including singing, story time and a trip to the lake.

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09/17/2015

Interfaith event prepares families for High Holy Days

Tags: Interfaith, Young Adults, Family, Education, Federation, PR

Interfaith event prepares families for High Holy Days

Little ones and their families learned all about Rosh Hashanah during an interfaith event co-sponsored by jHUB and Park Synagogue in Cleveland Heights and Pepper Pike. At “Heading into the High Holidays – Let’s Get Ready to Celebrate,” held last month at Horseshoe Lake Pavilion in Shaker Heights, families gathered for Rosh Hashanah activities including singing, story time and a trip to the lake.

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09/11/2015

Standing Up for What You Believe In

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Advocacy, Young Adults, Blog

Standing Up for What You Believe In

I am Daniel Pearlman and I grew up here, in Solon. From an early age, my identity was shaped by the Jewish Cleveland community. I went to preschool at Jewish Day Nursery, affiliated with Bellefaire, a Federation partner. Of course, I didn’t know that at the time. All I knew was that I loved the environment around me. Even today, I am still close with some of my preschool friends.

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09/10/2015

Building Jewish Identity

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Family, Women, Partner, Teens

Building Jewish Identity

In the early 20th century my great-great grandfather Ya’akov Kopleman left Lithuania for the Promised Land and became one of Israel’s first settlers.

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09/10/2015

Young Leaders Support Israel on Campus

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Women, Overseas, Teens, Israel, Advocacy

Young Leaders Support Israel on Campus

Meet Becky and Daniel. They are emerging leaders in our Jewish community. We thank them for speaking out for the Jewish people and the State of Israel. They are building Jewish identity, and it’s more important than ever.

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09/09/2015

Elul: the Month of Love

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

Elul: the Month of Love

I am for my beloved and my beloved is for me (Ani L’Dodi V’Dodi Li). Some Jews are familiar with this phrase from Song of Songs. It is recited at weddings and inscribed on jewelry.

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