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05/16/2018

Experiencing Israel through Arts and Culture

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Experiencing Israel through Arts and Culture

We recently concluded our 8-day Israel Arts and Culture Mission with a beautiful dinner at the Israel Museum, where our group got to share a few thoughts about what we experienced as we explored the depth and breadth of visual arts, music, dance, theater, architecture, literature, jewelry and textile design, and of course, the culinary arts! Somehow we managed to fit in all of those things between meals!

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04/23/2018

Enjoying "Milk and Honey" in Cleveland

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Enjoying "Milk and Honey" in Cleveland

In 1961, John F. Kennedy took office as the 35th president of the United States, Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to fly into space, and Israel was of Bar Mitzvah age – 13. But also in 1961, the play, "Milk and Honey," debuted on Broadway, becoming the first musical ever set in Israel. "Milk and Honey" captures a community – the Jewish community – in Israel as it was, building their land from the ground up. This musical gives the audience a chance to see Israel for the first time through the main characters’ eyes.

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04/20/2018

The Current State of Israeli Cinema: A Conversation with Polishuk

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The Current State of Israeli Cinema: A Conversation with Polishuk

Israeli cinema has grown from a fledgling industry with poor cinematography, curtailed subject matter and low box office sales to a darling of world film festivals and an increasingly visible and promising industry.

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04/11/2018

Rocking Out for Israel's 70th Birthday

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Rocking Out for Israel's 70th Birthday

Jewish Cleveland – get ready to rock out for Israel’s 70th birthday! This year, our community is coming together to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut on April 19 at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights with a concert featuring Israeli superstar, David Broza, alongside two up-and-coming music stars, Tamar Eisenman and Maya Isac. “It’s the ultimate in specialness to have David Broza perform here in Cleveland for Israel’s birthday,” said Scott Simon, Concert Co-Chair.

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04/02/2018

Cory’s Story

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Cory’s Story

Over the years, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland has accumulated an extensive Israeli and Jewish art collection. And thanks to our recent Cleveland Israel Arts Connection intern, Cory Irwin, we are able to learn the stories behind each piece. During his six month internship, Cory cataloged the art collection and researched the history of each piece.

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03/30/2018

The Musical Theater Project Drenches Itself in ‘Milk and Honey’

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The Musical Theater Project Drenches Itself in ‘Milk and Honey’

The Musical Theatre Project – which documents and celebrates the history of the American musical theater art form through Cleveland-area concerts and cabaret performances – will be telling the story behind the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical “Milk and Honey.”

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01/31/2018

The Soul Connection of Israel

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The Soul Connection of Israel

The Cleveland Israel Arts Connection (CIAC) celebrates experiences that deepen our Jewish identity and share the beauty of Israel with everyone in our community through dance, film, music, literature, theater and the visual arts.

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12/15/2017

‘Hineni’ Exhibit Features Israeli Art from Local Collections

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‘Hineni’ Exhibit Features Israeli Art from Local Collections

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Cleveland Israel Arts Connection will hold gallery open houses for “Hineni: Here I Am,” chronicling Israeli art in Cleveland collections, on Dec. 17 and Dec. 19 at the Roe Green Gallery at the Federation’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building in Beachwood.

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11/02/2017

Hineni Exhibit Opens in Cleveland

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Hineni Exhibit Opens in Cleveland

Cleveland plays a big part in a new exhibit at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Roe Green Gallery.

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10/23/2017

Call for Entries: 2018 Creative Arts Contest

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Call for Entries: 2018 Creative Arts Contest

Calling all Middle and High School Students: Enter your essays and artwork for the 2018 Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah Creative Arts Contest, Cleveland’s Commemoration of the Holocaust & Heroism.

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