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11/10/2015

Art Exhibit Connects Clevelander, Israeli

Tags: Arts, Federation, PR

Art Exhibit Connects Clevelander, Israeli

Imagine what Robert Zelwin felt when he saw his relatives in a black-and-white photograph from April 1948 showing a group of former members of the Bielski Brigade in a displaced persons camp in Germany.

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11/10/2015

Land & Identity Exhibit Opening

Tags: Arts, Federation, PR, Land & Identity

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CLEVELAND – The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announces the opening of “Israel: Land & Identity,” an exhibit featuring the artworks from the Levin Collection in Jerusalem. All are invited to meet curator Emma Gashinsky at an Open House on Sunday, November 22 from 2:00 – 5:00 p.m. in the Roe Green Gallery at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building (25701 Science Park Drive in Cleveland). Curator Talks will be at 2:30 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

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11/10/2015

Tzedakah Party Teaches Value of Giving

Tags: Campaign, PR, Family, Women, Federation

Tzedakah Party Teaches Value of Giving

CLEVELAND – November is a time to give thanks. At the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and PJ Library’s Tzedakah Party, families with children 4 years and younger will celebrate giving, enjoy gratitude-themed arts and crafts, participate in interactive PJ Library® story times, and have an action-packed opportunity to give tzedakah. This free event takes place on Sunday, November 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Federation’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building, 25701 Science Park Drive in Beachwood.

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11/09/2015

Inspiring stories kick off JFNA GA

Tags: Federation, PR

WASHINGTON – The 2015 Jewish Federations of North America General Assembly kicked off Nov. 8 with inspiring speaker after speaker telling a heartfelt story about being Jewish.

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11/08/2015

ENDOWMENT GIFTS: More Than Plug and Play

Tags: Giving, Federation, PR, Philanthropy, Endowment

Endowment funds fulfill a variety of functions for charitable organizations, from support for current operations to reserves for unexpected contingencies. For donors, endowment gifts represent an opportunity to provide ongoing support to a favorite organization or cause while leaving a personal charitable legacy.

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11/05/2015

Siegal Concludes Term as JFNA Chair

Tags: Federation, PR

Michael Siegal’s three-year term as board chair of the Jewish Federations of North America will come to an end after the JFNA General Assembly Nov. 8-10 in Washington, D.C.

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11/02/2015

YLD Hosts Signature Fundraising Event

Tags: Federation, Featured, PR, Young Adults, Campaign

YLD Hosts Signature Fundraising Event

Something BIG is happening on Saturday, November 14! The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) will host its third annual YLD Big Event, the signature fundraiser for young adults in their 20s, 30s, and 40s in support of the 2016 Campaign for Jewish Needs. The event begins at 8:30 p.m. on November 14 at the Cleveland Convention Center (300 Lakeside Ave. E., Cleveland).

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11/02/2015

Ratner Receives Gries Award

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Ratner Receives Gries Award

CLEVELAND– James A. Ratner of Shaker Heights has been named the 2015 recipient of the Gries Family Award for Community Leadership as he has made a lasting impact on Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. Ratner was presented the award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board of Trustees meeting on October 30.

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10/25/2015

Federation Surpasses $1 Million Mark

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Federation Surpasses $1 Million Mark

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland raised $1,065,621 in support of its 2016 Campaign for Jewish Needs on Super Sunday Oct. 25 at the Federation’s Mandel Building in Beachwood.

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10/24/2015

Baby Boomers: Sandwich Generation

Tags: Giving, Federation, PR, Philanthropy, Women

Some call baby boomers the sandwich generation because they are caring for both parents and children. Similarly, many baby boomers are sandwiched between inheriting assets or family businesses and planning for future distributions of their own assets or transferring of the family business.

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