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04/16/2021

Hundreds Celebrate Israel’s 73rd Birthday

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Hundreds Celebrate Israel’s 73rd Birthday

As the state of Israel rang in its 73rd anniversary, hundreds of people across Cleveland showed their patriotism during the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Yom Ha’atzmaut festival April 15.

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04/14/2021

Former IDF Soldier Recounts Death During Yom Hazikaron Event

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Former IDF Soldier Recounts Death During Yom Hazikaron Event

Efi Mazor, the people-to-people coordinator at Partnership 2Gether Beit Shean-Valley of Springs-Cleveland and a former solider of the Israel Defense Forces, recalled an IDF doctor’s bravery and selflessness during the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s annual Yom Hazikaron commemoration April 13.

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04/14/2021

Fostering a Love for Israel

Tags: Federation, legacy, Israel, Overseas

Fostering a Love for Israel

Karen Tucker’s lifelong love of Israel has roots in her youth. At 13 years old, she vividly remembers watching the news coverage of Israel, then a fledgling nation, fight for its survival in the Six Day War. As a college student, she attended rallies, spoke out in support of Israel, and donated funds to help the country defend itself during the Yom Kippur War.

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04/08/2021

Yom Ha’atzmaut to celebrate Israel via hybrid format

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Family, Arts

Yom Ha’atzmaut to celebrate Israel via hybrid format

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will ring in the state of Israel’s 73rd anniversary with a festival boasting in-person and virtual options April 15.

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04/07/2021

Yom Hazikaron Event to Feature Former Israeli Soldier

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Yom Hazikaron Event to Feature Former Israeli Soldier

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Yom Hazikaron commemoration will include the personal story of a fallen Israeli soldier told by a fellow soldier, Efi Mazor of Beit Shean, from 7 to 7:45 p.m. April 13.

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03/31/2021

Bringing Two Israeli Traditions to Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Israel, Overseas

Bringing Two Israeli Traditions to Cleveland

As a child, I would look forward to Memorial Day – Yom Hazikaron, but not like waiting for a birthday or a holiday. It’s another feeling like a heavy weight sitting on your heart. It's like a sense of anticipation when you know something bad's going to happen.

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03/26/2021

Jewish Cleveland's Annual Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration Set for April 15

Tags: Federation, PR, Family, Young Adults, Israel, Overseas, Arts

Jewish Cleveland's Annual Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration Set for April 15

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host its annual Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration – a festival celebrating Israel’s 73rd Independence Day – on Thursday, April 15 from 5:30 – 6:45 pm. It is free and open to the community.

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02/15/2021

How to See the World From Your Couch

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Israel, Overseas

How to See the World From Your Couch

I wanted to start off by saying that I am grateful to the Jewish Federation for hosting the YLD One-Click Trips. These three events allowed me and other Clevelanders to talk to and connect with people from around the world.

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02/10/2021

Federation, Onward Israel to Resume In-person Tel Aviv Program

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Federation, Onward Israel to Resume In-person Tel Aviv Program

COVID-19 brought the world to a screeching halt in 2020, but on top of closed businesses, digitized schools and canceled trips, the virus also impacted college students’ education.

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12/28/2020

Personalized Connections through Cleveland Shin Shinim

Tags: Federation, Here for Good News, Israel, Overseas, Teens

Personalized Connections through Cleveland Shin Shinim

Each year, the core of @akiva's teen engagement work is our Shin Shinim program, where recent high school graduates from Israel join our community for the year to work with our high school students. The Shin Shinim become integral parts of our community, building relationships with their host families, the schools, and synagogues that they work in, and most of all, with the teens with whom they engage in one-on-one learning.

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