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11/23/2022

Keeping Cleveland Stronger Than Hate

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Keeping Cleveland Stronger Than Hate

This time in the Hebrew calendar is known for heshbon hanefesh – accounting of the soul, a time of self-reflection.

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10/04/2022

Kol Israel Foundation Holds 61st Memorial Commemoration

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Kol Israel Foundation Holds 61st Memorial Commemoration

Under sunny skies and cool temperatures, the Cleveland Jewish community remembered Holocaust victims and honored survivors at the annual Kol Israel Foundation Fall Memorial event on Oct. 2 at Zion Memorial Park in Bedford Heights.

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08/25/2022

Onward Opens Doors for Clevelanders in Israel

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel

Isaac Weiss traveled to Israel this summer for the fourth time, but this trip was different from any he had taken in the past.

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08/18/2022

Rudin-Luria Shares Federation’s Efforts to Combat Antisemitism, Hatred

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Rudin-Luria Shares Federation’s Efforts to Combat Antisemitism, Hatred

Erika Rudin-Luria, president of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, discussed “Hatred: an ever-present pandemic” and how the Federation works to combat antisemitism and hate locally, nationally and internationally, as part of the Cleveland Leadership Center’s “The Way Forward Leader Lunch Breaks” on Aug. 17 via Zoom.

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08/09/2022

5 Questions With … Oren Jacobson

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel

5 Questions With … Oren Jacobson

We sat down with Oren Jacobson, co-founder and executive director of Project Shema to discuss the Israel/Palestine conflict and antisemitism.

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08/08/2022

Action Alert: Urge Congress to Support Israel as it Combats Terrorism

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Action Alert: Urge Congress to Support Israel as it Combats Terrorism

Since Friday, nearly 1,000 rockets have been indiscriminately fired into Israel by Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), a U.S.-designated terror organization. And at least 120 fell short of the border and landed in the Gaza Strip causing damage and casualties to Palestinians.

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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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