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03/07/2016

Jewish Cleveland Welcomes Henderson

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR

Jewish Cleveland Welcomes Henderson

CLEVELAND – Wade Henderson, a visionary leader of the civil and human rights movement, joins the Jewish Federation of Cleveland to discuss “Public Education, Civil Rights, and Inequality” at the 69th Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee (CRC) and Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture. The event takes place on Tuesday, March 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Maltz Performing Arts Center (1855 Ansel Road, Cleveland). The event is free and open to the public; registration is strongly encouraged.

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03/04/2016

Addressing Professor's Anti-Semitic Views

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

CLEVELAND – In response to the recent anti-Semitic views expressed on social media by an Oberlin College assistant professor that garnered international attention, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, AJC Cleveland, the Anti-Defamation League Cleveland Region and the Cleveland Hillel Foundation met with Oberlin College President Marvin Krislov and several of his senior staff. In a welcoming atmosphere, we discussed, openly and candidly, the potential implications of a professor’s personal views on classroom activity and student intimidation. We also discussed our shared respect for academic freedom.

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03/03/2016

Women Leaning In on March 9

Tags: Women, Federation, PR

Women face many challenges in maintaining a work-life balance in today’s world.

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03/03/2016

Starrfield Receives Yanowitz Award

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, PR

Starrfield Receives Yanowitz Award

Erica G. Starrfield of Pepper Pike has been awarded the 2015 Bennett and Donna Yanowitz Leadership Award by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The award recognizes and honors an outstanding young individual who has demonstrated commitment, involvement, and leadership within Cleveland’s Jewish community. Starrfield was presented the award at the Federation’s Board meeting on February 29.

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03/02/2016

Anti-Semitic Views by Oberlin Professor

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

The following statement was released by Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board Chair Reneé Chelm in response to anti-Semitic views expressed by an Oberlin College assistant professor, whose statements have garnered international attention.

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02/23/2016

Birthright Eligibility Expanded

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, PR, Israel, Overseas, Beit Shean

Birthright Eligibility Expanded

CLEVELAND – Do you know a Jewish Clevelander, ages 22 to 26, who is ready for a travel experience unlike any other? If so, they might be eligible for Birthright Israel, a free 10-day trip to Israel for Cleveland residents from June 20 – June 30, 2016. Complete the Interest Form now.

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02/12/2016

YLD Names New Chair, Vice Chair

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, PR

YLD Names New Chair, Vice Chair

CLEVELAND – The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) announces the appointment of Rachel Weinberg as Board Chair, Barry Guttman as Vice Chair, and 11 new members to join its board.

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02/10/2016

Groups Shifting Into GEAR

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Israel, PR

Groups Shifting Into GEAR

The success of community development initiatives has long been measured at the end of a program, through outcomes and statistics. But a new tool being piloted in five Cleveland neighborhoods looks to evaluate progress along the way.

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02/05/2016

Meet Renowned Pollster on D.C. Mission

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Meet Renowned Pollster on D.C. Mission

CLEVELAND – Peter D. Hart, renowned pollster and noted analyst, will join delegates from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Mission to Washington, D.C. for an exclusive dinner on April 18, 2016. Hart will kick off the annual Mission with “2016 Elections: Trends and Implications.”

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01/31/2016

Gross Schechter: New Director, Creative Programs

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Gross Schechter: New Director, Creative Programs

Gross Schechter Day School is pleased to announce that Sheri Gross will join the faculty in a newly-created position, Director of Creative Programs, for the 2016-2017 academic year. In her new role, Sheri will be working in collaboration with the faculty and staff to develop new, creative Jewish and arts programming school-wide that spans the areas of tefillah (prayer), Torah study, Jewish holidays, rituals and more. Her role will be central in enhancing the vibrancy of Jewish life in our Schechter community. Students will also have the opportunity to work with Sheri on presentation skills, particularly in association with class programs and public speaking. Sheri will be a creative consultant for some of our existing community programs, such as Monday Fun Day, and will help develop new programming. Sheri will be working with all students, from the Early Childhood Program through Eighth Grade.

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