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03/14/2024

WATCH: Youth Futures: Hadar's Story

Tags: Federation, Israel, Video

WATCH: Youth Futures: Hadar's Story

Youth Futures, one of Israel's leading positive-intervention programs, is partnering teen mentors with at-risk children for a long-term period of cooperative learning and growth. This is Hadar's story.

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03/14/2024

WATCH: Youth Futures Mentoring Israelis During War

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WATCH: Youth Futures Mentoring Israelis During War

One of Israel's leading positive-intervention programs, Youth Futures partners teen mentors with at-risk children for a long-term period of cooperative learning and growth.

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03/13/2024

Federation Freeway Billboards Send Message About Hostages, Antisemitism

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel

Federation Freeway Billboards Send Message About Hostages, Antisemitism

As Clevelanders and visitors drive along freeways, they may notice billboards carrying messages from the Jewish community, such as the release of hostages held in Gaza and awareness of the rise in antisemitism.

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03/07/2024

We Must Do More

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel

We Must Do More

Today, Shlomo Mantzur turns 86 years old – and it is the worst birthday of his life.

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03/05/2024

Israel at 75 Microgrants: Apply Now

Tags: Federation, Israel

Israel at 75 Microgrants: Apply Now

An Israel at 75 Microgrant is pre-approved funding for a program or project in the Cleveland Jewish Community geared towards Israel programming that support one or more of these goals. Organizations or individuals will be reimbursed for expenses (up to the agreed upon amount) after completion of their project.

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02/19/2024

Jewish Cleveland to Partner with One of the Kibbutzim In Israel Attacked by Hamas on October 7, 2023

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Jewish Cleveland to Partner with One of the Kibbutzim In Israel Attacked by Hamas on October 7, 2023

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland today announced a new partnership with Kibbutz Kissufim, a community in the Gaza Envelope, that was among the 22 locations targeted by the terrorist group Hamas on October 7, 2023. On that day, Hamas attacked Israel and brutally murdered more than 1,200 innocent people in multiple locations near the Gaza border – injuring thousands more and kidnapping over 250 individuals, including Shlomo Mantzur (age 85), who lived on Kibbutz Kissufim. A kibbutz is an intentional community in Israel that focuses on a communal lifestyle.

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01/14/2024

100th Day of October 7

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel

100th Day of October 7

Today is the 100th day since October 7. 100 days since terrorists viciously attacked Israel and murdered over 1,200 people and kidnapped 240 others. 100 days since everything changed.

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01/05/2024

Letter to Cleveland City Council from Jewish Federation of Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Israel, Advocacy

Letter to Cleveland City Council from Jewish Federation of Cleveland

It has been over 90 days since Israel was attacked on October 7. The conversation has evolved over time, and we would like to clearly state the perspective of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland as it relates to the events of October 7 and the conversation regarding a ceasefire.

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12/22/2023

Federation’s Temporary Hostage Sign Stands Tall For All

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Arts

Federation’s Temporary Hostage Sign Stands Tall For All

For 180 days, a 15-foot-tall and 10-foot-wide ribbon displaying the faces of the 240 hostages will be visible outside the Jewish Federation of Cleveland building at 25701 Science Park Drive in Beachwood.

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12/18/2023

Bezalel Academy, CIA Presidents Discuss Role of Art During War

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Arts

Bezalel Academy, CIA Presidents Discuss Role of Art During War

Adi Stern, professor and president of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem, traveled to Cleveland to join Kathryn Heidemann, president and CEO of the Cleveland Institute of Art, in a conversation Dec. 6 about the war in Israel and the role of an art school in times of crisis.

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