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11/15/2022

Former Federation Board Chair Michael Siegal to be Awarded Medal of Honor by Israel's President Herzog

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Former Federation Board Chair Michael Siegal to be Awarded Medal of Honor by Israel's President Herzog

Former Board Chair of Jewish Federations of North America Michael Siegal is one of five notable leaders who will be awarded the prestigious Israeli Presidential Medal of Honor, according to an announcement issued by the Office of President Isaac Herzog. The prize, which is the highest civil medal awarded by the President of Israel, will be presented in recognition of Siegal’s extraordinary commitment to the Jewish nation and to advancing ties between Israel and North American Jewry.

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11/08/2022

Heather Schlang to Receive Prestigious Irene Zehman Volunteer Award

Tags: Federation, Women, Philanthropy, Awards

Heather Schlang to Receive Prestigious Irene Zehman Volunteer Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today that Heather Schlang is the 2022 recipient of the Irene Zehman Volunteer Award. Each year, the Federation recognizes a Jewish woman or group of women who demonstrate the highest ideals and practices of volunteer service on behalf of the Jewish and/or general community. Schlang, a community volunteer and Chair of Share What You Wear (SWYW), a project of the National Council of Jewish Women/Cleveland (NCJW/CLE), will be honored at the Federation’s Women IN Philanthropy MaIN Event on December 1.

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10/03/2022

Mitchell Schneider Receives Prestigious Gries Family Award

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Mitchell Schneider Receives Prestigious Gries Family Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Mitchell Schneider is the 2022 recipient of the Gries Family Award in recognition of his lasting impact in Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. For more than 25 years, the Gries Family Award has honored individuals who have demonstrated extensive top leadership in Federation and other local Jewish organization activities, as well as significant leadership in Greater Cleveland’s general community. Schneider, president of First Interstate Properties, Ltd., was presented the award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board of Trustees meeting on September 28.

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05/02/2022

Sarah Zimmerman Receives the Yanowitz Award for Outstanding Young Community Leadership

Tags: Federation, Awards, Leadership, Partner Agency, Young Adults

Sarah Zimmerman Receives the Yanowitz Award for Outstanding Young Community Leadership

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Sarah Zimmerman has been awarded the 2021 Bennett and Donna Yanowitz Leadership Award, which recognizes and honors an outstanding young individual who has demonstrated commitment, involvement, and leadership within Cleveland’s Jewish community. She received the award at the Federation’s Board of Trustees meeting on April 27.

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12/09/2021

Recognizing Abbie Pappas, Wolf Award Recipient

Tags: Young Adults, Federation, Video, Campaign, Featured, Awards

Recognizing Abbie Pappas, Wolf Award Recipient

Abbie was recognized at our Campaign Closing Celebration for her dedication to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.

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12/09/2021

Thank You Bradley Sherman, 2021 and 2022 General Campaign Chair

Tags: Young Adults, Federation, Video, Campaign, Featured, Awards

Thank You Bradley Sherman, 2021 and 2022 General Campaign Chair

The success of our 2022 Campaign for Jewish Needs is due in large part to the strength of those at the helm. We are grateful to Bradley A. Sherman for his leadership as chair of the 2021 and 2022 Campaigns.

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12/02/2021

Shoshana Dessler Jacobs to Receive Prestigious Irene Zehman Award

Tags: Federation, Women, Philanthropy, Awards, Video

Shoshana Dessler Jacobs to Receive Prestigious Irene Zehman Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today that Shoshana Dessler Jacobs is the 2021 recipient of the Irene Zehman Volunteer Award. Each year, the Federation recognizes an unsung Jewish woman or group of women who demonstrate the highest ideals and practices of volunteer service on behalf of the Jewish and/or general community. Jacobs, who is the co-founder and executive director of Israel Medical Fund, a nonprofit supporting medical initiatives in Israel, will be honored at the Federation’s Gathering for Good event on December 1.

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10/22/2021

Barbara S. Robinson Receives Prestigious Gries Family Award

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Barbara S. Robinson Receives Prestigious Gries Family Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is proud to announce that Barbara S. Robinson is the 2021 recipient of the Gries Family Award in recognition of her lasting impact on Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities.

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10/21/2021

Call for Entries: 2022 Creative Arts Contest

Tags: Arts, Federation, Advocacy, Holidays, Awards, PR

Call for Entries: 2022 Creative Arts Contest

Calling all Middle and High School Students: Enter your essays and artwork for the 2022 Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah Creative Arts Contest, Cleveland’s Commemoration of the Holocaust & Heroism.

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04/22/2021

The Staff of Cleveland Clinic, The MetroHealth System, and University Hospitals Receive Charles Eisenman Award

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The Staff of Cleveland Clinic, The MetroHealth System, and University Hospitals Receive Charles Eisenman Award

– The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that the staff of Cleveland Clinic, The MetroHealth System, and University Hospitals have been named the 97th recipients of the Charles Eisenman Award, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s highest civic honor for outstanding contributions to our community. The Federation recognized these three healthcare systems and celebrated our community at the 117th Annual Meeting on Wednesday, April 21.

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