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06/28/2019

Israeli Troupe Davai Takes Center Stage at BorderLight Festival

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Israeli Troupe Davai Takes Center Stage at BorderLight Festival

Shakespeare believed that all the world’s a stage, but only Edinburgh, Adelaide, Prague and a dozen or so other world cities offer international theater and fringe festivals. Add Cleveland to that list.

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06/24/2019

From “The Land” to the Vatican: Federation-Supported Initiative Presented to Pope Francis

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From “The Land” to the Vatican: Federation-Supported Initiative Presented to Pope Francis

General Mansour abu Rashid, chairman of the Amman Center for Peace and Development, left a lasting impression of hope on the Cleveland Jewish community when he visited in November 2018 to discuss “Israeli Jordanian Peace: How Did We Get Here & Where is it Going?” For the last 16 years, his message of peace has traveled the world, and most recently, caught the attention of the Vatican and Pope Francis.

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06/21/2019

Israel Security Trip Provides Bonus for Law Enforcement

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Israel Security Trip Provides Bonus for Law Enforcement

A recent trip to Israel geared for law enforcement did more than reinforce the need of current practices for Solon Police Chief Christopher Viland, it opened up communication between police chiefs of major cities with large Jewish populations.

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06/17/2019

Curator of "Growth & Change": Five Questions with A. Will Brown

Tags: Federation, Israel, Israel & Overseas, Arts

Curator of "Growth & Change": Five Questions with A. Will Brown

Salt can be used for many things. But have you ever thought of salt as art? World-renown, Israeli artists, Sigalit Landau and Yotam From have taken salt to new heights (and depths) as a medium for their art by submerging and preserving items with salt from the Dead Sea. Through photos, videos, and print, they’ve taken every day items like a challah cover, work boots, and more to create lasting works of art.

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05/28/2019

Five Questions with Youth Futures

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Five Questions with Youth Futures

Youth Futures, Ruthi Shenfeld and regional director, Shlomit Abergel discuss how they're mentoring at-risk youth in Israel

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05/17/2019

Five Questions with Tamara Cofman Wittes

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Five Questions with Tamara Cofman Wittes

Even though she grew up in East Lansing, Michigan – “enemy territory” as she calls it – Tamara Cofman Wittes headed south to Northeast Ohio to get her undergrad at Oberlin College. Her senior year, she wrote her thesis on the history of Jewish Cleveland, which sparked a successful career researching Jewish and Middle Eastern culture. Today, she serves as a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization in Washington, D.C.

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05/10/2019

Yom Ha'atzmaut Draws More Than 1,000 to Cleveland Celebration

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Yom Ha'atzmaut Draws More Than 1,000 to Cleveland Celebration

More than 1,000 people schmoozed, partied, listened to performers and danced at a Yom Ha'atzmaut celebration May 9 at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights.

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05/09/2019

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

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Israel's Independence Day Celebration

A Cleveland Festival to Celebrate Art, Music, and Israel’s 71st Independence Day!

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05/09/2019

Cleveland’s Inaugural BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival to Feature Israeli Artists

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Cleveland’s Inaugural BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival to Feature Israeli Artists

The 4-day inaugural BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival, featuring top-flight performers from abroad and world premiere collaborations between Cleveland-based and international theater artists, launches on July 24.

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05/08/2019

‘Sister City Celebration’ Takes Place at Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing

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‘Sister City Celebration’ Takes Place at Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing

The city of Cleveland and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland celebrated the announcement that Cleveland and Beit Shean and Valley of Springs in Israel will become official Cleveland sister cities during a short ceremony at the Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing in Cleveland on May 2.

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