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11/12/2015

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Preview

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Arts, Federation

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra Preview

CLEVELAND, Ohio – "Violins of Hope" is about to get even more interesting. In addition to the ongoing exhibition and concerts that have taken place so far, the project is about to include an appearance by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra, with its longtime director, Zubin Mehta.

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10/27/2015

Wishes For Quiet Days

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Wishes For Quiet Days

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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10/22/2015

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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10/19/2015

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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10/15/2015

A Helping Hand for Ethiopian-Israelis

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Partners, Israel, Overseas

A Helping Hand for Ethiopian-Israelis

Brancha, an Ethiopian-Israeli girl, was in ninth grade when her mother died. She was suddenly alone, and her grades plummeted. She was placed in a low-performing vocational high school where she did not belong.

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10/15/2015

Show your support for Israel

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Federation, Advocacy

Show your support for Israel

Show your support for Israel. Click on the images below to print your own "Cleveland Loves Israel" and "We Stand with Israel" signs. We stand with Israel.

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10/13/2015

Jewish Federations' Statement on Israel Attacks

Tags: Advocacy, Israel

Jewish Federations can be found in nearly every city in North America, and our leaders are among the most committed philanthropists in their communities. In just three generations, Jewish Federations across North America forged one of the top 10 philanthropic networks on the continent, helped rescue millions of Jewish refugees from across the globe, helped to build the State of Israel and continue to touch more Jewish lives than any system in the world.

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