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09/14/2016

Chelm Receives Prestigious Award

Tags: PR, Federation, Women

Chelm Receives Prestigious Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is proud to announce that Reneé Chelm of Pepper Pike was honored yesterday by The Jewish Federations of North America’s National Women’s Philanthropy with its prestigious Kipnis-Wilson/Friedland Award. The award was announced at the 2016 International Lion of Judah Conference (ILOJC), being held Sept. 11-13 in Washington, D.C.

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08/08/2016

My Federation Story: Path to My Inner Self

Tags: Women, Federation

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About a year ago, I found myself reflecting on the things that most mattered to me in my life. That’s when I attended a professional women’s networking breakfast at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland with Heidi Goldstein Friedman, partner at Thompson Hine and founder of its Firmwide Women’s Initiative. Among the many inspiring mantras she shared with us that day, she said this: “Partner with those who move you forward. Every woman has her own superpowers to be celebrated.”

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08/08/2016

A Message from Jennifer Korach

Tags: Women, Blog

A Message from Jennifer Korach

In July, I had the pleasure of traveling on the Campaign Chairs and Directors Mission (CCD) with our international partner, the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA). The purpose of the CCD Mission is to give local Federation lay leaders an opportunity to see the work JFNA does overseas and bring back stories to share with donors of where campaign dollars are being utilized and how they are assisting Jews in need around the globe. This year's trip began in Paris and ended in Israel.

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08/08/2016

Coaching Circles Help Women Connect, Grow, and Learn

Tags: Women, Blog

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In January, Women’s Philanthropy launched Coaching Circles, a leadership development program aimed to offer women a supportive and motivating environment to connect through meaningful conversations and peer coaching. Coaching Circles was created to give participants an opportunity to work with seasoned lay leaders to help enhance leadership skills and talents. This program has enabled women to establish new relationships, learn skills related to leadership, develop in an area that is a current challenge related to a career or community volunteerism, and learn about the Federation.

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06/30/2016

Lions of Judah Celebrate at Social

Tags: Federation, Women, Events

Lions of Judah Celebrate at Social

A magnificent evening! Thank you to all of our Lions of Judah who joined us last night at our Summer Social. Together, we are part of a sisterhood of 18,000 women around the world who choose to make a difference as a Lion of Judah, and we thank you for your generosity.

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06/27/2016

Jewish CLE Spends a Day at Summer Camp

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Women, Family, Events

Jewish CLE Spends a Day at Summer Camp

Family, ruach (spirit), and fun in the sun! Over 600 parents, kids, and grandparents joined us to celebrate summer at PJ Library Goes to Camp for Family Fun Day.

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06/09/2016

Meet Cathy: PEI Volunteer

Tags: Federation, Education, Advocacy, Family, Women

Meet Cathy: PEI Volunteer

Meet Cathy. A business-owner, dedicated volunteer, and proud Jewish Clevelander. She is a busy person, who always finds time to help others. When she started working as a literacy tutor when her own children were learning to read, she found a passion. And now, Cathy volunteers with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Public Education Initiative (PEI).

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05/23/2016

Mary Ellen Saltzman Honored Posthumously

Tags: Federation, Women, Israel. Overseas, Events, Awards

Mary Ellen Saltzman Honored Posthumously

Many in attendance at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland women’s philanthropy’s annual Women’s Spring Luncheon May 18 were misty-eyed as they watched a tribute video in honor of Mary Ellen Saltzman.

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05/19/2016

Women's Luncheon Empowers & Inspires

Tags: Federation, Video, Women, Awards

Women's Luncheon Empowers & Inspires

An afternoon of inspiration at our Women's Spring Luncheon! Over 700 community members joined together for one of our most popular events of the year!

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05/18/2016

Saltzman Receives Irene Zehman Award

Tags: Women, PR, Federation, Awards, Video

Saltzman Receives Irene Zehman Award

For more than 35 years, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Irene Zehman Award has recognized women who demonstrate the highest ideals and practices of volunteer service. This year, the award goes to Mary Ellen Saltzman of Beachwood, founder of Treasures Gift Shop at the Mandel Jewish Community Center (JCC) and Siegal College. Mary Ellen will be honored at the Federation Women’s Spring Luncheon on May 18 at Landerhaven (6111 Landerhaven Drive, Mayfield Heights).

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