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06/22/2020

Federation Talk Gives Financial Advice for COVID-19 Hardships

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Federation Talk Gives Financial Advice for COVID-19 Hardships

Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland, Gesher Cleveland and the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Northeast Ohio tackled personal finances topics like budgets, unemployment and loans in a webinar June 18 to help guide attendees through difficult financial situations created by COVID-19 shutdowns.

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06/15/2020

Federation Webinar Gives Children, Parents Tips to Embrace New ‘Normal’

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Federation Webinar Gives Children, Parents Tips to Embrace New ‘Normal’

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood’s Webinar, “Thriving in Survival Mode: Practical Tips for Parents with Young Children,” offered guidance on creating balance, structure, coping with changing relationships and building resiliency and responsibility in children.

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05/27/2020

Partners Collaborate on Face Mask Donation Initiative to Cleveland Nonprofits

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Seven public and private sector organizations partnered together to fulfill the need for protective face masks on behalf of local service organizations as they continue to serve the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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05/15/2020

Stay the Course

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Stay the Course

Many people have made it a practice to give their time, talent and treasure to make the world a better place. They often give to the same organizations year after year, to annual campaigns, specific programs or certain interest areas.

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05/15/2020

Enid Rosenberg Receives 2020 Charles Eisenman Award

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Enid Rosenberg Receives 2020 Charles Eisenman Award

Enid Rosenberg shares her remarks upon accepting the 2020 Charles Eisenman Award for Exceptional Civic Contributions at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's 116th annual meeting.

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05/11/2020

Enid Rosenberg to Receive Charles Eisenman Award at Jewish Federation of Cleveland Virtual Annual Meeting on May 14

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Enid Rosenberg to Receive Charles Eisenman Award at Jewish Federation of Cleveland Virtual Annual Meeting on May 14

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland today announced that Enid Rosenberg has been named the 96th recipient of the Charles Eisenman Award, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s highest civic honor for outstanding contributions to our community. The Federation will recognize Rosenberg and celebrate our community at the 116th Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 14. All are welcome to attend this virtual event.

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04/17/2020

Why Endowment?

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Carol Wolf

It is difficult to explain why endowment funds are important and much easier to ask for a gift that supports a specific project, program or building.

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02/11/2020

Rachel Lappen Named Chief Development Officer of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland

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Rachel Lappen Named Chief Development Officer of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland today named Rachel Lappen as its new chief development officer, effective March 1, 2020.

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01/07/2020

Premiere Summer Internship Program in Tel Aviv for Young Adults

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Premiere Summer Internship Program in Tel Aviv for Young Adults

Applications are now open for Onward Israel, a prestigious eight-week summer internship program in Tel Aviv for Jewish Cleveland young adults. The Jewish Federation of Cleveland, in partnership with Masa Israel Journey and The Jewish Agency for Israel, are now selecting college students and recent college graduates, ages 19 – 27, to live and intern in Tel Aviv from June 10 – August 4, 2020.

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01/06/2020

New Yorkers Greet Clevelanders with Warm Welcome at 'No Hate. No Fear.' March

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New Yorkers Greet Clevelanders with Warm Welcome at 'No Hate. No Fear.' March

NEW YORK CITY – More than 100 Clevelanders were welcomed with shouts of joy and astonishment as they marched through Manhattan, joining more than 25,000 people in a “No Hate. No Fear.” march on Jan. 5.

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