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04/11/2019

Outgoing Chair Gary Gross ‘Always Stepped Up’

Tags: Federation, PR

Outgoing Chair Gary Gross ‘Always Stepped Up’

The rekindling of anti-Semitism and the characterization of Israel were thoughts Gary Gross shared as he gave his third and final address at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 115th annual meeting April 8. He proposed the two go hand-in-hand. To combat anti-Semitism, a unified Jewish community is needed. Yet varying thoughts Jews hold on Israel can create disagreement and prohibit unification.

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04/05/2019

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on May 1

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on May 1

An estimated 770 Holocaust survivors live in the Cleveland area. Our community will honor these survivors and remember those who perished during the Holocaust at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Kol Israel Foundation’s Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah. Join us on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 pm at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation (27501 Fairmount Blvd in Pepper Pike). This annual event is free and open to the community.

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03/28/2019

Richard W. Pogue to receive Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Eisenman Award

Tags: Federation, PR, Leadership, Awards

Richard W. Pogue to receive Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Eisenman Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will honor Richard W. Pogue, longtime civic leader and lawyer, with its highest honor during the Federation’s 115th annual meeting at 7 p.m. April 8 at Gross Schechter Day School in Pepper Pike.

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03/25/2019

Richard W. Pogue to Receive 2019 Eisenman Award

Tags: Federation, PR

Richard W. Pogue to Receive 2019 Eisenman Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland today announced that Richard W. Pogue has been named the 95th 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 Pogue and celebrate our community at the 115th Annual Meeting on Monday, April 8 at 7:00 pm at Gross Schechter Day School (27601 Fairmount Blvd, Pepper Pike). All are welcome to attend this free event.

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03/20/2019

Protecting Cleveland’s Houses of Worship

Tags: Federation, PR, Security, Video

Protecting Cleveland’s Houses of Worship

Faith-based communities across the country have been facing a growing threat from xenophobia, bigotry, and hatred. The Jewish Federation of Cleveland, in partnership with the Anti-Defamation League, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and U.S. Attorney’s Office, hosted a security training session open to all Cleveland faith-based communities, called “Protecting Your House of Worship.”

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03/14/2019

Israeli Artist Sigalit Landau to Discuss Work in Cleveland Visits

Tags: PR, Arts, Federation

Israeli Artist Sigalit Landau to Discuss Work in Cleveland Visits

Israeli artist Sigalit Landau will make her first trip to Cleveland to talk about her inspiration, work process and thoughts about making art in Israel in her exhibition at the Roe Green Gallery March 25 at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building in Beachwood.

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02/14/2019

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

Tags: Federation, PR, Young Adults

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today its fourth cohort of Young Leadership Division (YLD) Microgrant Program recipients. 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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02/14/2019

Stories Shared at Interfaith Tu b’Shevat Seder

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Stories Shared at Interfaith Tu b’Shevat Seder

About 120 people gathered at Cleveland Botanical Gardens Feb. 12 to bless trees and their fruit, drink, sing and share their stories of connection to trees and nature.

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12/21/2018

Hoffman Set to Pass the Torch as Federation President

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Hoffman Set to Pass the Torch as Federation President

In the weeks leading up to his Dec. 31 retirement, Jewish Federation of Cleveland President Stephen H. Hoffman’s office appeared ready for an impromptu meeting. Photos and gifts adorned with plaques engraved with names of organizations he’s worked with were still strewn around the room. Unlike others who may be preparing to vacate their office, not one cardboard box sat waiting to be filled.

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12/06/2018

Mt. Sinai OKs $500,000 security grant to Federation

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The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation approved a grant of $500,000 to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland to enhance security in the Jewish community on Dec. 3 after a gunman shot and killed 11 people at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, the foundation said in a news release.

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