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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.

09/15/2017

Security Training Increase as High Holy Days Near

Tags: Federation, PR, Security

Security Training Increase as High Holy Days Near

For years, security has been a factor when planning a local Jewish event because of the rise in anti-Semitic and terror attacks. The High Holy Days are no different.

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09/14/2017

Trip to Israel Eye-opening, Life Changing

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Trip to Israel Eye-opening, Life Changing

Recently, a group of civic leaders, through the insight and generosity of Tom and Joanie Adler and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, learned about a most beautiful, historic, spirit-filled, and complicated place called Israel.

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09/13/2017

Chaplains Help Make High Holy Days Special at Hospitals

Tags: Federation, PR

Chaplains Help Make High Holy Days Special at Hospitals

Chaplain Rabbi Akiva Feinstein regularly blows the shofar for patients on Rosh Hashanah, but specifically remembers doing so for a boy who, suffering from an illness, spent the holiday at University Hospitals Rainbow Babies and Children’s Hospital in Cleveland.

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08/31/2017

Grandparents Celebrate at PJ Library Tea Party

Tags: Federation, PR, Families, Kids

Grandparents Celebrate at PJ Library Tea Party

Grandparents and their grandchildren, as well as a few parents, enjoyed the PJ Library grandparents’ tea party Aug. 27 at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building in Beachwood.

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08/28/2017

Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Tags: Federation, PR, Giving, Advocacy

Support Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund

Jewish Federations across the country are raising funds to support communities and individuals in Houston, San Antonio, Galveston, Corpus Christi and other areas that have been hammered by Hurricane Harvey. With record breaking volumes of rain having fallen through the weekend and expected to continue through tomorrow, extensive damage is continuing to mount.

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08/25/2017

Kol Israel Fall Memorial to Remember Six Million Jews Who Perished in the Holocaust

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR

Kol Israel Fall Memorial to Remember  Six Million Jews Who Perished in the Holocaust

During the Jewish High Holy Days, the Kol Israel Foundation and Jewish Federation of Cleveland will honor and commemorate the 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. The 56th annual Fall Memorial Service will be on Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 pm at Zion Memorial Park (5461 Northfield Road, Bedford Heights). The service will be held in front of the Holocaust Memorial Monument, which was built by Kol Israel members and dedicated in 1961.

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08/24/2017

Campaign Launches with International-Inspired Event Sept. 6

Tags: Federation, PR, Campaign

Campaign Launches with International-Inspired Event Sept. 6

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will kick off its 2018 Campaign for Jewish Needs at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple’s Penni and Stephen Weinberg Social Hall in Beachwood with a focus on speakers who witnessed firsthand the effect of federation dollars around the world.

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08/23/2017

Hirsch Named Chair of JFNA National Young Leadership Cabinet

Tags: Federation, PR, Young Adults

Hirsch Named Chair of JFNA National Young Leadership Cabinet

Michelle Hirsch, senior vice president of Brunswick Cos., officially was named chair of the Jewish Federation of North America’s National Young Leadership Cabinet at its annual retreat Aug. 9 to Aug. 12 in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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08/10/2017

Federation to Launch Annual Campaign

Tags: PR, Federation, Campaign

Federation to Launch Annual Campaign

Wednesday, September 6, 2017 marks the launch of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2018 Campaign for Jewish Needs, which is the annual fundraising Campaign that supports our community’s vitality and vibrancy in the year ahead. The Campaign Launch Event is open to the public on September 6 at 7:00 pm at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple’s Penni & Stephen Weinberg Social Hall (23737 Fairmount Blvd in Beachwood).

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08/08/2017

YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

Tags: Federation, PR, Young Adults

YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) has launched a new Microgrant Program. With the YLD Microgrant Program, YLD hopes to create a thriving, vibrant Jewish Cleveland young adult community by empowering individuals or groups to create, plan, and host experiences for Jewish Clevelanders (ages 22-45).

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