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06/21/2022

Statement Regarding Cleveland Police Officer Antisemitic Tweets

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Statement Regarding Cleveland Police Officer Antisemitic Tweets

Antisemitism is not a new phenomenon — and the advent of social media created the perfect Petrie dish for its hateful rhetoric and tropes that leads to violence. We appreciate the Cleveland Police Department’s swift response to this situation, as well as all they do every day to keep Cleveland safe for all people.

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04/29/2022

Watch: Teens Share Holocaust Survivors' Stories with Testimony Theater

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Watch: Teens Share Holocaust Survivors' Stories with Testimony Theater

In recognition of Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), WKYC profiled Testimony Theater Cleveland, a program in which 7th-12th grade students interview Holocaust survivors and their families about their experiences and then act out those stories as a powerful and emotional stage performance. Programs like this help ensure future generations never forget the atrocities of the Holocaust or the six million Jews whose lives were lost.

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04/29/2022

Capacity Crowd Returns In Person to Commemorate Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah

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Capacity Crowd Returns In Person to Commemorate Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah

Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood welcomed a full capacity crowd of 200 in-person attendees April 27 for the return to an in-person commemoration of Yom Hashoah V’Hagurvah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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04/28/2022

WATCH: Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah, A Commemoration of the Holocaust and Heroism

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WATCH: Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah, A Commemoration of the Holocaust and Heroism

Our community observed Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah, a commemoration of the Holocaust and Heroism.

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04/25/2022

Yom Hashoah to be Commemorated April 27 In Person, Hybrid

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Yom Hashoah to be Commemorated April 27 In Person, Hybrid

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Kol Israel Foundation will commemorate Yom Hashoah April 27 as the event returns in person with a hybrid model.

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04/13/2022

Remember the Holocaust with Yom Hashoah on April 27

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Remember the Holocaust with Yom Hashoah on April 27

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Kol Israel Foundation will honor Cleveland’s Holocaust survivors and remember those who perished during Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah on Wednesday, April 27 at 7 pm at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple (23727 Fairmount Blvd in Beachwood). A virtual event will also be available. This event is free and open to the community.

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04/12/2022

Travel Blog: 2022 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Tags: Israel, Federation, Overseas, Advocacy

Travel Blog: 2022 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Thirty-two esteemed Cleveland civic leaders recently participated in the Adler Civic Leaders Israel Mission. This biennial mission, launched by Thomas and Joann Adler, was established through an endowment at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The purpose is to expose leadership from across Cleveland to Israel’s complexities, and its innovative approaches to economic and community development, education and support of at-risk and disadvantaged populations. The mission also creates opportunities for partnership with fellow travelers and Israeli counterparts.

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04/11/2022

Statement Regarding Steven M. Dettelbach's Nomination for Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF)

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Statement Regarding Steven M. Dettelbach's Nomination for Director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF)

This morning, President Biden nominated Clevelander Steven M. Dettelbach to serve as the director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), which plays a central role in the Department of Justice’s efforts to combat domestic extremism.

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03/11/2022

Horn, Bickart Conversation Highlights Federation CRC Meeting

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Horn, Bickart Conversation Highlights Federation CRC Meeting

Author Dara Horn discussed her book “People Love Dead Jews: Reports from a Haunted Present” with John Carroll University assistant professor Rabbi Noah Bickart during the Jewish Federation of Cleveland community relations committee’s 75th annual meeting.

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03/09/2022

Watch: Celebrating 75 Years: Community Relations Committee Annual Meeting

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Watch: Celebrating 75 Years: Community Relations Committee Annual Meeting

Throughout previous generations, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Community Relations Committee (CRC) has fought against antisemitism and other forms of bigotry, defended Jewish interests, improved relationships with the non-Jewish community, protected democracy, and supported Israel.

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