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07/26/2022

Recognizing Outstanding Leaders: Volunteer Leadership Awards

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Each year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland recognizes extraordinary volunteers for the impact they make on our community.

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07/25/2022

Federation New Chair Zelman to Focus on Involvement, Education

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Federation New Chair Zelman to Focus on Involvement, Education

Daniel N. Zelman, who has been serving the Cleveland Jewish community in numerous roles for the last few decades, was named the next board chair of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland for the 2022 to 2025 term June 22.

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06/28/2022

Accepting Nominations: Gries Family Award for Community Leadership

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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.

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06/22/2022

Daniel N. Zelman Named Chair of Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Board of Trustees

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 Daniel N. Zelman Named Chair of Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Board of Trustees

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today that Daniel N. Zelman has been named board chair for the 2022-2025 term. Zelman, 65, is the chief executive officer of Paro Services Corporation which owns businesses in the chemical manufacturing and janitorial services industries.

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06/16/2022

Reneé Chelm Receives 2022 Charles Eisenman Award

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Reneé Chelm Receives 2022 Charles Eisenman Award

Mazel Tov to Reneé Chelm, who received the 2022 Charles Eisenman Award, Federation's highest civic honor, at the 118th Annual Meeting for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.

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06/16/2022

Reneé Chelm Says Federation’s Eisenman Award an 'Incredible Honor'

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Reneé Chelm Says Federation’s Eisenman Award an 'Incredible Honor'

With decades of involvement focusing on the Jewish and wider community in Cleveland, Reneé Chelm was honored with the 2022 Charles Eisenman Award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 118th annual meeting June 9 at the Hebrew Academy of Cleveland in Cleveland Heights.

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06/15/2022

Thank You, J. David Heller!

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Thank You, J. David Heller!

During this year's 118th Annual Meeting for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, we honored outgoing Board Chair J. David Heller for three exemplary years of leadership to our Jewish Cleveland community!

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05/02/2022

Sarah Zimmerman Receives the Yanowitz Award for Outstanding Young Community Leadership

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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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03/18/2022

Watch: Federation Leadership Assists Ukrainian Refugees in Poland

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Watch: Federation Leadership Assists Ukrainian Refugees in Poland

Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board Chair J. David Heller, Federation President Erika B. Rudin-Luria, and Federation Board of Trustees Member Rebecca C. Heller traveled to the border of Poland and Ukraine. They partnered with the Jewish Federations of North America and our overseas agencies who are assisting refugees fleeing the devastation in their home country.

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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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