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04/12/2016

Security Training Takes Place in Beachwood

Tags: Federation, PR, Security

Security Training Takes Place in Beachwood

It wasn’t your ordinary day at Jewish Federation of Cleveland headquarters. At 9:47 in the morning April 10, (fake) gunfire went off as an assortment of local and federal law enforcement practiced their response to a hypothetical attack.

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04/11/2016

Mandel JDS Raises Nearly $300K at Auction

Tags: PR, Partner

Mandel JDS Raises Nearly $300K at Auction

Amongst a sea of people, bid paddles were shooting through the air. The auctioneer (just like you might find in the movies) reeled off monetary values at a mile a minute, hardly stopping to catch his breath. The cause? The Mandel JDS Annual Spring Benefit Auction.

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04/08/2016

Gross Schechter: 3 Ways Kids Can Get Fit

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Gross Schechter: 3 Ways Kids Can Get Fit

The preeminent medieval scholar, Rambam wrote, "As long as a person exercises and exerts himself…sickness does not befall him and his strength increases." (Hilchot De’ot 4:1; 4:14-15). It’s no secret that Jewish values underlie and drive everything that we do at Schechter. In the case of physical education, it’s no different. At Schechter, we look to the value of shmirat ha’guf, (guarding one’s body), which serves as the driver for encouraging and promoting exercise, healthy nutrition and stress management in our students’ lives. Here are three ways you can apply shmirat ha’guf with your children.

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04/07/2016

Rev. Moss to Receive 2016 Eisenman Award

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, PR

Rev. Moss to Receive 2016 Eisenman Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will continue a 90+ year tradition and recognize the recipient of the distinguished Charles Eisenman Award for exceptional civic contributions: Rev. Dr. Otis Moss Jr. The Federation will honor Rev. Moss and celebrate the strength of a community and the power of a people at the 112th Annual Meeting on Tuesday, April 12 at 7:30 p.m. at Park Synagogue, 3300 Mayfield Road, Cleveland Heights. All are welcome to attend this free event.

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04/07/2016

Chelm, Moss to be Honored on April 12

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Chelm, Moss to be Honored on April 12

The Rev. Otis Moss Jr. has received many awards during his illustrious career, including the Leadership Award from the Cleveland chapter of the American Jewish Committee in 1996.

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04/05/2016

Mandel JDS Competes in Model U.N.

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Mandel JDS Competes in Model U.N.

When one thinks of international politics, eleven, twelve, and thirteen year old students are not typically the first image conjured in the brain. Maybe now that image will change as Mandel JDS students were given the opportunity of a lifetime, trekking to New York City to compete in the “Global Classrooms International Middle School Model UN Conference.”

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03/31/2016

Good Sportsmanship

Tags: Israel, PR, Teens, Beit Shean

Good Sportsmanship

For his mitzvah project, a Beachwood boy enlists help of local sports teams to cheer and support at-risk

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03/31/2016

Beit Shean Partnership Celebrated by 400+

Tags: Israel, Federation, PR

Beit Shean Partnership Celebrated by 400+

Bobby Goldberg looked out at the crowd – 400-plus, many streaming out of the Mandel Jewish Community Center’s Stonehill Auditorium, some still dancing to lively Israeli music – as the Jewish Federation of Cleveland celebrated 20 years of friendship and partnership with Beit Shean.

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03/31/2016

Security Mission to Israel

Tags: Israel, Federation, PR, Security

Security Mission to Israel

Jim Hartnett, director of community-wide security for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, said attending the first Secure Community Network Mission to Israel was a valuable experience for him.

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03/30/2016

Meet Mandel JDS's Student Wordsmith

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Meet Mandel JDS's Student Wordsmith

They say a pen is mightier than the sword - a sentiment that couldn’t be more true for the sharp wordsmith, Allison Dettelbach, seventh-grader at The Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School (Mandel JDS). Dettelbach recently qualified for the statewide Power of the Pen Finals after competing in district and regional tournaments over the course of the year.

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