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01/25/2023

Israeli Expert Discusses Security During Training Seminar

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Israeli Expert Discusses Security During Training Seminar

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland and JFC Security, LLC hosted The Security Trustee training seminar Jan. 18 and Jan. 19 for synagogue leadership, schools, agencies, ushers and greeters, security officers and area law enforcement.

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01/19/2023

YLD Names New Board Chair, Adds Six New Members to its Board

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YLD Names New Board Chair, Adds Six New Members to its Board

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) announced that Jonathon Nisenboum will succeed Ryan Levine as its board chair, effective January 2023. YLD connects Jewish young adults, ages 22 to 45, to each other and the community through social, volunteer, leadership, and philanthropic activities.

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01/18/2023

Meet the 2022 ShinShinim & Shaliach

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Meet the 2022 ShinShinim & Shaliach

Bringing Israel to Cleveland: Our community is lucky to host community ShinShinim and Shlichim (Israeli emissaries). These young adults spend the year living in Cleveland, bringing Israeli life and culture to our community. Get to know our 2022-23 group below:

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01/18/2023

Federation Seeks Recommendations for 2023 Board of Trustees

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Federation Seeks Recommendations for 2023 Board of Trustees

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is currently seeking recommendations for the 2023 Board of Trustees, who will lead the work of the Federation.

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12/27/2022

A Night of Light in Cleveland

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A Night of Light in Cleveland

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland, in partnership with Anti-Defamation League (ADL), AJC Cleveland, Facing History and Ourselves, Mandel JCC, Kol Israel Foundation, Maltz Museum, and The Diversity Center of Northeast Ohio will host SHINE A LIGHT on Antisemitism, a special menorah lighting for people of all faiths to renew a collective commitment to fighting the rapidly escalating modern-day antisemitism and Jew hatred.

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12/23/2022

‘We Know We Can’t Fight Antisemitism On Our Own’

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‘We Know We Can’t Fight Antisemitism On Our Own’

To “Shine A Light on Antisemitism,” the Jewish Federation of Cleveland held a special Chanukah menorah lighting ceremony Dec. 20, with remarks from community leaders about the rise in antisemitism and the importance of standing together.

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12/18/2022

Shining a Light on Antisemitism

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Shining a Light on Antisemitism

Tonight we join with our Jewish neighbors in Cleveland and across the country to celebrate the miracle of Chanukah. We also stand united with them in the face of growing hatred and violence being directed at Jews today in our country. From stereotyping to scapegoating to physical attacks and worse, Jews are again in the crosshairs of intolerance and ignorance.

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12/16/2022

Federation To ‘Shine A Light On Antisemitism’ Dec. 20

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Federation To ‘Shine A Light On Antisemitism’ Dec. 20

On the third day of Chanukah, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host Shine A Light on Antisemitism Dec. 20 with a special menorah lighting ceremony and remarks from community leaders.

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12/15/2022

Call for Entries: 2023 Creative Arts Contest

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Call for Entries: 2023 Creative Arts Contest

Calling all Middle and High School Students: Enter your artwork or poetry for the 2023 Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah Creative Arts Contest

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12/15/2022

Brandon Touts Success Of Federation Record Campaign

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Brandon Touts Success Of Federation Record Campaign

After more than three months full of events and campaigning, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland concluded its 2023 Campaign for Jewish Needs Dec. 7, raising a record $34,870,821.

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