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10/26/2015

Super Sunday Mitzvah Minutes

Tags: Federation, Campaign

Super Sunday Mitzvah Minutes

Mitzvah Minutes are a Super Sunday favorite, where volunteers take a one minute break to hear messages from local rabbis and community leaders throughout the day.

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10/25/2015

Federation Surpasses $1 Million Mark

Tags: Federation, PR, Campaign

Federation Surpasses $1 Million Mark

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland raised $1,065,621 in support of its 2016 Campaign for Jewish Needs on Super Sunday Oct. 25 at the Federation’s Mandel Building in Beachwood.

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10/24/2015

Baby Boomers: Sandwich Generation

Tags: Giving, Federation, PR, Philanthropy, Women

Some call baby boomers the sandwich generation because they are caring for both parents and children. Similarly, many baby boomers are sandwiched between inheriting assets or family businesses and planning for future distributions of their own assets or transferring of the family business.

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10/23/2015

Why I participate in Super Sunday

Tags: Federation, PR, Campaign

Why I participate in Super Sunday

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland hopes to surpass the $1 million mark for the fourth straight year at its Super Sunday event from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Oct. 25 at the Federation’s Mandel Building in Beachwood. Volunteers share their stories of why they participate.

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10/22/2015

Hoffman in Israel

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas

The mood among Jews in Jerusalem swings from “deeply sad” to “really angry” as a wave of terrorist attacks that show no signs of stopping continues in Israel.

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10/21/2015

When a Community Inspires

Tags: Women, Blog, Federation, Israel, Overseas, Leadership, Partners

When a Community Inspires

One of my first memorable Federation experiences was when I went on a young adult mission to Israel 11 years ago. I’d never been to Israel. I was hesitant to leave my children but something in me said “just go, it will be worth it.” And, it was! Israel was simply beautiful. It moved me.

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10/20/2015

Statements on Israel Attacks

Tags: Israel, Federation, Advocacy

Senator Rob Portman, Senator Sherrod Brown, and Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge shared statements regarding the recent attacks on Israel.

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10/20/2015

Passing of values is a tenet of Judaism

Tags: Giving, Federation, PR, Philanthropy, Women

The first time most of us create a will is when we have children. As we mature and our family structure changes, so too must the manner in which we view our estate plans. A will is more than a means to transfer property; it can be an expression of one’s personal ideals. The passing of values from one generation to the next is one of the most fundamental tenets of Judaism.

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10/19/2015

JFNA Statement on UNESCO Resolution

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel

Our partner, Jewish Federations of North America, released a statement on UNESCO's Dangerous Draft Resolution.

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10/16/2015

A Message from Jerusalem

Tags: Federation, Israel, Blog

A Message from Jerusalem

Here in Jerusalem, the conditions are all too familiar with people expressing gratitude for my coming despite the current situation. I have been here many times during terrorist attacks. This time, however, feels a bit different because the terror is coming from seemingly random attackers, unorganized, but deadly just the same. People continue to go about their business but look around more carefully as they walk on the street, changing familiar routes.

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