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06/17/2019

Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Tags: Israel, Federation, Overseas, Advocacy

Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Thirty-nine esteemed Cleveland civic leaders are in Israel on the Adler Civic Leaders Israel Mission. This biennial mission, launched by Thomas and Joann Adler of Shaker Heights, was established through an endowment at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The purpose is to expose leadership from across Cleveland to Israel’s innovative approaches to economic and community development, education and support of at-risk and disadvantaged populations, and to create opportunities for partnership with each other and Israeli counterparts.

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06/17/2019

Five Questions with A. Will Brown

Tags: Federation, Israel, Israel & Overseas, Arts

Five Questions with A. Will Brown

Salt can be used for many things. But have you ever thought of salt as art? World-renown, Israeli artists, Sigalit Landau and Yotam From have taken salt to new heights (and depths) as a medium for their art by submerging and preserving items with salt from the Dead Sea. Through photos, videos, and print, they’ve taken every day items like a challah cover, work boots, and more to create lasting works of art.

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06/14/2019

Summer Soirée Returns to East Side

Tags: Federation, PR, Young Adults

Summer Soirée Returns to East Side

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division and JCLE are returning to the east side to kick off the summer with the Summer Soirée.

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06/07/2019

Women's Philanthropy Spring Brunch Welcomes First Female Chasidic Judge in US

Tags: Federation, PR, Women

Women's Philanthropy Spring Brunch Welcomes First Female Chasidic Judge in US

When Rachel “Ruchie” Freier was approaching 30 years old, she was done being a legal secretary. During a get-together before Passover that year, she announced to her friends she was going to college and would become a lawyer.

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06/05/2019

Saltzman Youth Panel Grants $47,000 For Community Needs

Tags: Federation, youth, Day Schools

Saltzman Youth Panel Grants $47,000 For Community Needs

Saltzman Youth Panel grants $47,000 to general and Jewish communities in need in Cleveland and around the globe.

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06/05/2019

What's Happening in June: Upcoming Events

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What's Happening in June: Upcoming Events

We hope you'll join us at some of our upcoming Federation events this month. There's something for everyone! To learn more or register, simply click on the links corresponding to the event you're interested in attending.

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06/03/2019

Why We Volunteer with the Maltz Museum

Tags: Federation, Volunteer, Partner Agency

Why We Volunteer with the Maltz Museum

Volunteer as a Docent at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, one of Federation’s beneficiary agencies.

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06/03/2019

Volunteer of the Month: Meet Maury Greenstein

Tags: Federation, Volunteer, Cemetery, impact

Volunteer of the Month: Meet Maury Greenstein

Find out how Maury Greenstein is making an IMPACT! by volunteering.

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06/03/2019

Supporting Each Other and Jewish Cleveland at the Women's Philanthropy Spring Brunch

Tags: Federation, Video, Women

Supporting Each Other and Jewish Cleveland at the Women's Philanthropy Spring Brunch

This year, more than 350 women from across our diverse community came together to support each other and Jewish Cleveland at our annual Spring event. This tremendous turnout is further evidence of our shared commitment to making room for – and listening to – one another, no matter the topic.

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05/30/2019

My Jewish Learning: The Conversation I Regret

Tags: Family, Education, Interfaith, Partners

My Jewish Learning: The Conversation I Regret

Early on in my rabbinate, I decided I would officiate at weddings for interfaith couples if they agreed to have a Jewish family and raise Jewish children. I honestly hadn’t given the issue much thought and believed this was a typical position of many of my fellow Reform rabbinical colleagues. I remember one conversation in which the couple did not agree to these parameters and I refused to officiate at their wedding.

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