12/14/2018

From Puerto Rico to Cleveland to Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Onward

From Puerto Rico to Cleveland to Israel

Like most college freshmen, Alejandra Fishman arrived on the campus of Kent State University feeling equal parts excited and nervous. The native of Puerto Rico chose Kent State University to study at the Shannon Rodgers and Jerry Silverman School of Fashion Design and Merchandising. Moving to Northeast Ohio for college was a change for her, but it felt like home immediately after stepping on campus.

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12/14/2018

Thank You, Jewish Cleveland!

Tags: Federation, Campaign

Thanks to each and every one of you who made a gift to the 2019 Campaign for Jewish Needs! Because of you, our world is a better place today and tomorrow – that’s the Impact of Together!

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12/13/2018

$32.7 Raised in the 2019 Campaign for Jewish Needs!

Tags: Federation, Video, Women, Campaign, Young Adults

$32.7 Raised in the 2019 Campaign for Jewish Needs!

A true demonstration of “The Impact of Together!” Over 10,000 community members raised more than $32.7 million to help care for one another, prepare for the future, share our perspectives, and repair our world.

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12/12/2018

Ideas for Year-End Giving

Tags: Legacy, Philanthropy, Federation

There’s still time to help the Jewish Cleveland community – and perhaps yourself, too – in 2018!

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12/10/2018

The Miracle of Partnership: Connection Saves Lives

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

The Miracle of Partnership: Connection Saves Lives

Tomer Oren fought on reserve duty during during Israel’s Operation Protective Edge in the summer of 2014. While he returned home physically sound, he was diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder. Months later, his daughter was sent to the ICU for a life-threatening condition. Oren participated in The Jewish Agency's Beit Shean/Valley of Springs - Cleveland Partnership within Partnership2Gether (P2G), The Jewish Agency’s strategic initiative that connects the Jewish people by creating enduring relationships between Israel and Jewish communities of the Diaspora. “When I look back at these two episodes — how P2G helped me recover from the shock of battle, and helped to save my daughter’s life — I understand very well the miracle that happened to me and my family.”

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12/06/2018

Mt. Sinai OKs $500,000 security grant to Federation

Tags: Federation, PR

The Mt. Sinai Health Care Foundation approved a grant of $500,000 to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland to enhance security in the Jewish community on Dec. 3 after a gunman shot and killed 11 people at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh on Oct. 27, the foundation said in a news release.

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11/30/2018

Federation Campaign Comes to a Close on Dec. 12

Tags: Federation, PR, Campaign

Federation Campaign Comes to a Close on Dec. 12

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will announce the total amount raised in the 2019 Campaign for Jewish Needs Dec. 12 at Beatrice J. Stone Yavne High School in Beachwood during the annual Campaign Closing Celebration.

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11/28/2018

Finding a Home Away from Home in Beit Shean

Tags: Federation, I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Finding a Home Away from Home in Beit Shean

I first heard about the Masa Israel Teaching Fellowship (MITF) just before I graduated from Ohio University. Joining Hillel on campus was my first real Jewish experience; I felt a new sense of pride in myself and my heritage. That also pushed me onto the path I am now. After graduating, I reached out to the Federation and they encouraged me to participate in the program in Beit Shean, Cleveland’s sister city. I am so happy I did! It’s such a unique experience and to be able to live in Beit Shean – not many people get to do that.

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11/26/2018

Campaigner of the Week: Brad Helfman

Tags: Campaign

Campaigner of the Week: Brad Helfman

Meet Brad Helfman, our Campaigner of the Week!

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11/26/2018

What's Happening in December: Upcoming Events

Tags: Federation

What's Happening in December: 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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