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06/07/2018

Watch: Community Leader Recalls the Forming of the State of Israel

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas

Watch: Community Leader Recalls the Forming of the State of Israel

At age 21, Albert Ratner experienced the birth of Israel in 1948. 70 years later, he continues to support and love what Israel is and what it stands for. We had the honor to spend time with the Federation Life Trustee to hear his thoughts on Israel today and the beginning of the Jewish state.

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06/07/2018

Federation Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon Draws 450

Tags: Federation, PR, Women, Volunteer

Federation Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon Draws 450

The cause that drove Judi Kovach, co-founder and chair of the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank, to embrace the value of tikkun olam is children’s access to books, however she said others should work to find a cause that inspires them toward that same Jewish value.

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06/06/2018

Watch: Jewish Cemetery Could Become Official Cleveland Landmark

Tags: Federation, PR, Cemeteries

Watch: Jewish Cemetery Could Become Official Cleveland Landmark

To some, the sight of a cemetery invokes fear, and symbolizes death, but not for everyone in the EcoVillage neighborhood, near Fir Street Cemetery on Cleveland's west side.

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05/18/2018

Judi Kovach to Receive Prestigious Irene Zehman Award

Tags: Federation, PR, Awards, Women, Volunteer

Judi Kovach to Receive Prestigious Irene Zehman Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Judi Kovach, Co-Founder and Chair of the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank, is the 2018 recipient of the Irene Zehman Award.

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05/16/2018

Jewish Teens Grant $44,000 for Community Needs

Tags: Federation, PR, Teens

Jewish Teens Grant $44,000 for Community Needs

Forty Jewish high school juniors and seniors representing public and private high schools across Cleveland have come together to recommend grants totaling $44,000 to 14 organizations for crucial programs in the Jewish and general community through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2017-2018 Maurice Saltzman Youth Panel.

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04/30/2018

Kohrman Receives Federation's Eisenman Award

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Kohrman Receives Federation's Eisenman Award

While receiving the Charles Eisenman Award from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, S. Lee Kohrman addressed Jewish continuity, injustice and the importance of ensuring the U.S. and Israel become more just places in the future.

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04/23/2018

IDF Soldiers Help Commemorate Yom Hazikaron

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, PR, Advocacy

IDF Soldiers Help Commemorate Yom Hazikaron

Cleveland’s Yom Hazikaron, or Israel’s Memorial Day, honored Israel Defense Forces soldiers killed in the line of duty as well as civilian victims, during a solemn ceremony April 17 at the Mandel Jewish Community Center’s Stonehill Auditorium in Beachwood.

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04/18/2018

Kohrman to Receive Eisenman Award, Dayan to Speak at Federation Annual Meeting

Tags: Federation, PR, Leadership, Awards

Kohrman to Receive Eisenman Award, Dayan to Speak at Federation Annual Meeting

S. Lee Kohrman, a longtime Jewish community volunteer, leader and lawyer, will receive the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s highest annual honor at the group’s 114th annual meeting April 26 at Fuchs Mizrachi School in Beachwood.

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04/18/2018

700 Attend Yom Hashoah Event at Park Synagogue

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

700 Attend Yom Hashoah Event at Park Synagogue

Security for each Jewish federation is a “different animal,” Jim Harnett, director of community-wide security for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland told attendees at the beginning of the four-day Security Director’s Conference and PRT Training.

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