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12/31/2020

Ideas for Year End Giving

Tags: Legacy, Philanthropy, Federation

Your gift to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland provides meaningful support to those in need.

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11/20/2020

Thank You for Making Cleveland Special

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With the arrival of Thanksgiving next week, we want to take this opportunity to express our deepest gratitude (hakarat hatov) to all who make Cleveland such a special community.

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11/16/2020

Statement on Lansing Avenue Jewish Cemetery Vandalism

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Statement on Lansing Avenue Jewish Cemetery Vandalism

We are sickened by the vile and cowardly act of vandalism that we discovered today at the Lansing Avenue Jewish Cemetery.

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11/10/2020

YLD Big Event: Ice Cream, Social Justice Perfect Combo

Tags: Federation, Blog, Young Adults

YLD Big Event: Ice Cream, Social Justice Perfect Combo

For Ben & Jerry’s co-founder Jerry Greenfield, making and enjoying ice cream goes hand-in-hand with improving the world, and addressing social justice and environmental issues should be integral to business itself – not an “add-on."

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11/06/2020

WATCH: Women IN Philanthropy MaIN Event

Tags: Federation, Live, Women, Awards

WATCH: Women IN Philanthropy MaIN Event

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland held the Women IN Philanthropy MaIN Event, a special opportunity to come together, leverage our collective strength, and ensure our community is “Here for Good.”

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11/06/2020

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

Tags: Federation, Teens, Philanthropy, Blog

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Saltzman Youth Panel program educates Jewish Cleveland students about the philanthropic process and responding to Jewish and general community needs.

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11/05/2020

Rolnick Discusses GOJO, Community at Federation Women’s Event

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Rolnick Discusses GOJO, Community at Federation Women’s Event

Women IN Philanthropy of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland held its first virtual campaign event Oct. 28 to celebrate women making a difference, where about 300 people attended the featured conversation between GOJO Executive Chair Marcella Kanfer Rolnick and Jewish Federation of Cleveland President Erika B. Rudin-Luria.

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11/03/2020

An Election Day Message

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We are a diverse Jewish community. Our families vary in composition and religious practice. Our community is enriched by the different backgrounds, experiences, and traditions contained within it. We are proof that the whole is, indeed, greater than the sum of its parts.

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11/02/2020

Remembering Edwin Morton Roth

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We are saddened to share the loss of Edwin Morton Roth z"l, Federation Board of Trustee Emeritus.

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10/29/2020

Mariely Luengo Receives Irene Zehman Award

Tags: Federation, Women, Philanthropy, Awards

Mariely Luengo Receives Irene Zehman Award

Mariely Luengo is the 2020 recipient of the Irene Zehman Volunteer Award. Each year, the Federation recognizes an unsung Jewish woman or group of women who demonstrate the highest ideals and practices of volunteer service on behalf of the Jewish and/or general community.

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