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06/27/2022

Beneficiary Designations – Easy Way to Create Legacy

Tags: Federation, Blog, Philanthropy

You want to leave a meaningful legacy but don’t know how. Your answer will reflect your personal values, priorities, family and less importantly, your financial situation. A charitable bequest is perhaps the most tangible way to express your values while leaving a lasting impact on your community and the organizations that mean the most to you. While you can certainly use a will or trust to provide a charitable bequest, a beneficiary designation may be an even better and easier choice

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06/03/2022

Standing Together

Tags: Federation, Blog, Overseas, Israel

Standing Together

I am writing this on a plane from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Israel. Jewish Cleveland community leader, Jeffrey Wild, and I traveled to Ethiopia with the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI). The trip was designed to teach us more about the Ethiopian Jewish community’s history and current reality; and allow us to accompany 180 Ethiopians as they made Aliyah as part of Operation Tzur Yisrael Chapter Two to be reunified with family in Israel.

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04/29/2022

Reflections from Poland and Ukraine

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Reflections from Poland and Ukraine

It is our responsibility to learn from history lest it will repeat itself. This is a lesson that we take very seriously, and that we act on.

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04/14/2022

From Egypt to Ukraine – the Story of Passover

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From Egypt to Ukraine – the Story of Passover

It is the act of telling and retelling the exodus that allows us and each generation to see ourselves as an undeniable part of our community’s evolving story.

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03/18/2022

When There's a Will, There's a Way

Tags: Federation, Blog, Philanthropy

Carol Wolf

As a philanthropic planning professional, I see how wonderful people feel when they create personal legacy plans. It is so satisfying to help people discover how they can make a lasting impact and continue supporting their community into the future.

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03/14/2022

Watch: Federation's Impact in Ukraine

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Watch: Federation's Impact in Ukraine

As the needs in Ukraine are growing, your Federation and our partners are there – helping the Jewish community. Watch the video to see the impact your donations make.

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03/11/2022

Moving Forward Together

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Moving Forward Together

Next Wednesday evening, we will celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim which tells the miraculous story of the Jews of Persia being saved from massacre. As the Book of Esther is read, we are reminded that Queen Esther comes to the realization that she was there in that moment in time for a reason. She had to act – in order for the community to be saved.

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03/09/2022

Watch: A Moving Video from Ukraine

Tags: Federation, Blog, Overseas, Video

Watch: A Moving Video from Ukraine

Watch an emotional video from our partners, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, about the current crisis in Ukraine.

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03/09/2022

Watch: Celebrating 75 Years: Community Relations Committee Annual Meeting

Tags: Federation, Blog, Advocacy, Video

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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03/07/2022

Action Alert: Urge Congress to Support the Ukrainian People

Tags: Federation, Blog, Advocacy

Action Alert: Urge Congress to Support the Ukrainian People

As the war in Ukraine rages on and over a million refugees flee the country, Jewish communities call on Congress for more assistance on the ground and support for refugee resettlement in the U.S.

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