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09/08/2020

Kol Israel Fall Memorial to Remember Six Million Jews Who Perished in the Holocaust

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Kol Israel Fall Memorial to Remember Six Million Jews Who Perished in the Holocaust

During the Jewish High Holy Days, the Kol Israel Foundation and Jewish Federation of Cleveland will honor and commemorate the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust with an annual fall memorial service. This in-person, drop-in event will be held on Sunday, September 27 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Cleveland Holocaust Memorial Monument in Zion Memorial Park (5461 Northfield Road, Bedford Heights). The monument was built by Kol Israel members in 1961 and contains ashes from concentration camps of Europe.

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08/27/2020

Keith Libman Receives Prestigious Gries Family Award

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Keith Libman Receives Prestigious Gries Family Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Keith Libman is the 2020 recipient of the Gries Family Award in recognition of his lasting impact of Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. For 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. Libman, a dedicated community volunteer and partner at Bober Markey Fedorovich, was presented the award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board of Trustees meeting on August 26.

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12/13/2019

Adam R. Jacobs, Wolf Award Recipient

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Adam R. Jacobs, Wolf Award Recipient

Adam was recognized at our Campaign Closing Celebration for his dedication to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.

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09/24/2019

Beth Wain Brandon Receives Prestigious Gries Family Award

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Beth Wain Brandon Receives Prestigious Gries Family Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Beth Wain Brandon is the 2019 recipient of the Gries Family Award in recognition of her lasting impact on Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. The Gries awardee each year is someone who has demonstrated extensive top leadership in Federation and other local Jewish organization activities, as well as significant leadership in Greater Cleveland’s general community. Brandon, a dedicated community volunteer, was presented the award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board of Trustees meeting on September 23.

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11/12/2018

Ira Kaplan Receives Gries Award

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Ira Kaplan Receives Gries Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Ira Kaplan was awarded the 2018 Gries Family Award, recognizing his lasting impact on Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. Kaplan, who is the Executive Chairman of Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP, was presented the award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board of Trustees meeting on November 8.

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11/29/2017

Kim Meisel Pesses Receives Gries Award

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Kim Meisel Pesses Receives Gries Award

– Kim Meisel Pesses of Moreland Hills has been named the 2017 recipient of the Gries Family Award for Community Leadership. The award recognizes Pesses for her lasting impact on Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. Pesses was presented the award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board of Trustees meeting on November 29.

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12/16/2016

Jordan Berkowitz, Wolf Award Recipient

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Jordan Berkowitz, Wolf Award Recipient

Mazel Tov, Jordan Berkowitz, 2016 recipient of the Amb. Milton A. and Roslyn Z. Wolf Young Campaigner of the Year Award.

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12/17/2015

Rachel Weinberg, Wolf Award Recipient

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Rachel Weinberg, Wolf Award Recipient

Mazel Tov, Rachel Weinberg, 2015 recipient of the Amb. Milton A. and Roslyn Z. Wolf Young Campaigner of the Year Award. Learn more about her accomplishments in this short video.

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12/17/2015

Powerful Stories Close 2016 Campaign

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Powerful Stories Close 2016 Campaign

A very special thanks our Campaign Closing speakers including Kyla Epstein Schneider, Jordan Berkowitz, and Larry Mack, who shared their personal, powerful stories of why they give and why they volunteer.

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12/17/2015

Thank You, Dan Zelman!

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Thank You, Dan Zelman!

Thank you Dan Zelman, 2015 & 2016 General Campaign Chair, for inspiring us to reach new heights!

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