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Find News and Press for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland here. Rebecca Stolarsky, our Communications and Public Relations Manager, is always available to serve members of the media. Please contact Rebecca at or 216-593-2877.

11/26/2019

Federation’s Campaign Reaches $26 Million with Weeks to Go

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Federation’s Campaign Reaches $26 Million with Weeks to Go

Counting down the days to the Dec. 11 closing of the 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs, Jeffrey J. Wild said with 17 days left to raise funds, the campaign had garnered $26 million from 6,000 donors. The campaign closing event will be Dec. 11 at Fuchs Mizrachi School in Berachwood.

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11/22/2019

Jewish Federation of Cleveland to Celebrate “The Impact of Together” at 2020 Campaign Closing Event

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Jewish Federation of Cleveland to Celebrate “The Impact of Together” at 2020 Campaign Closing Event

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host its annual Campaign Closing Celebration on Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00 pm at Fuchs Mizrachi School (26600 Shaker Blvd in Beachwood). The entire community is invited to attend.

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11/19/2019

J. David Heller Gives Impressions About JFNA’s FedLab

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J. David Heller Gives Impressions About JFNA’s FedLab

J. David Heller, board chair of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, attended FedLab, a three-day conference for the top volunteer and staff of Jewish Federations of North America. The conference, which attracted 900 people and was styled as three in-depth workshop tracks, was held from Nov. 10 to Nov. 12. in Washington, D.C.

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11/12/2019

Mark Wilf, JFNA Chair and Minnesota Vikings Owner, ‘Real Inspiration For All of Us’

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Mark Wilf, JFNA Chair and Minnesota Vikings Owner, ‘Real Inspiration For All of Us’

Minnesota Vikings owner Mark Wilf spoke of his parents, priorities and sense of responsibility for the Jewish community at a Jewish Federation of Cleveland fundraiser called “Real Estate, Football and Philanthropy.”

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11/08/2019

Pittsburgh Security Rep, Survivors of Synagogue Shooting Share Safety Tips, Experience

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Pittsburgh Security Rep, Survivors of Synagogue Shooting Share Safety Tips, Experience

Law enforcement agents gathered with leaders of the Jewish community to hear about lessons learned from the Tree of Life Congregation shootings from the director of community security for the Jewish Federation of Greater Pittsburgh.

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11/07/2019

5 Questions with...Shony Rivnay

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Arts, Landau

5 Questions with...Shony Rivnay

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will hold the Cleveland premiere of the works of Israeli artist Shony Rivnay with the exhibition “Unfolding Nature: Dancing Through Waves,” starting Nov. 10 in the Roe Green Gallery.

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11/04/2019

Jewish Federation Announces Cleveland Premiere of "Unfolding Nature: Dancing Through Waves" Exhibition

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Jewish Federation Announces Cleveland Premiere of "Unfolding Nature: Dancing Through Waves" Exhibition

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announces the Cleveland premiere of the works of Israeli artist Shony Rivnay with the exhibition “Unfolding Nature: Dancing Through Waves.” Rivnay is an interdisciplinary Israeli-American artist based in Tel Aviv, who works in various media including painting, sculpture, video, installation, and performance. He has exhibited solo shows in numerous locations around the globe including New York, Berlin, Tel Aviv, Tokyo, and Venice. He holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel.

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10/31/2019

Adrienne Goldberg Receives Ruby Bass Award

Tags: Federation, Women, Campaign, PR, Video

Adrienne Goldberg Receives Ruby Bass Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Adrienne Goldberg of Pepper Pike was awarded the 2019 Ruby Bass Challenge Award, the organization’s most prestigious award for women philanthropists. Goldberg was honored with the award at the Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy Signature Event on October 30.

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10/30/2019

JFNA’s Mark Wilf Talks Values, Vikings Ahead of Cleveland Visit

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JFNA’s Mark Wilf Talks Values, Vikings Ahead of Cleveland Visit

Mark Wilf, president and owner of the Minnesota Vikings, will speak on “the power of the collective to change the world” Nov. 6 at Red Space in Cleveland, in a Jewish Federation of Cleveland program.

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10/27/2019

Jewish Community Marks One Year Since the Pittsburgh Attack

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Jewish Community Marks One Year Since the Pittsburgh Attack

Almost one year ago, on a quiet Saturday morning, Pittsburgh’s Jewish community suffered the most brutal anti-Semitic attack in U.S. history when a gunman opened fire in the Tree of Life building, taking the lives of 11 innocent people across three Pittsburgh congregations: Dor Hadash, New Light, and Tree of Life * Or L'Simcha, which all were joined in prayer. One year later, we will take a moment to honor the memory of those we lost and other people who were affected. In solidarity, we ask that you join us in taking a moment to Pause with Pittsburgh. Visit: http://www.pausewithpittsburgh.com/.

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