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07/22/2022

WATCH: Federation Briefing on the Ethiopian Jewish Community

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WATCH: Federation Briefing on the Ethiopian Jewish Community

Our community heard a briefing on the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel from Jeffrey J. Wild, Federation vice chair, and Erika B. Rudin-Luria, Federation president.

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07/05/2022

Federation Leaders Join ‘Powerful’ Ethiopian Aliyah Mission

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Federation Leaders Join ‘Powerful’ Ethiopian Aliyah Mission

As many were enjoying time off with their families over Memorial Day weekend, dozens of leaders from Jewish federations across North America, including Jewish Federation of Cleveland President Erika Rudin-Luria and vice chair Jeffrey Wild, embarked on a mission to Ethiopia to join a group of 180 Ethiopian Jews making aliyah.

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06/15/2022

JDC, Jewish Agency Update Community on Ukraine Relief Efforts

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JDC, Jewish Agency Update Community on Ukraine Relief Efforts

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland held another community briefing with its overseas partners, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and The Jewish Agency for Israel, June 8 as the war in Ukraine passes the 100-day mark.

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06/03/2022

Standing Together

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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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06/02/2022

Upcoming Events for You

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Upcoming Events for You

This month, we're welcoming summer with our 118th annual meeting, a do-good volunteer opportunity for all ages, an important community briefing on Ukraine, and more.

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05/04/2022

What Yom Hazikaron Means to Me

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

What Yom Hazikaron Means to Me

When I was asked to write this blog post about Yom Hazikaron and my reflections about it as an Israeli, I was very hesitant. How can I put in words a custom you grow up with since childhood? Will I be able to do justice to the many layers and rituals of Yom Hazikaron? I will try to explain it and paint a picture from my own eyes growing up in Israel.

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04/29/2022

Upcoming Events for You

Tags: Federation, Young Families, Women, Israel, Overseas

Upcoming Events for You

This May, we're celebrating Israel with an outdoor carnival, cleaning up Cleveland's Jewish cemeteries, experiencing camp with hands-on service projects, and more.

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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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04/27/2022

Yom Hazikaron in Cleveland Back In Person, Virtual

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Yom Hazikaron in Cleveland Back In Person, Virtual

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Yom Hazikaron commemoration will return in person at The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood May 3 with sirens, memorial prayers, readings, songs, videos and speakers.

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04/21/2022

JCC Krakow Visit Spurs Pozniak to Return as Wolf-JDC Fellow

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JCC Krakow Visit Spurs Pozniak to Return as Wolf-JDC Fellow

For Klementyna Pozniak, this year’s Wolf-JDC International Fellow selected by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood, becoming a fellow in Krakow, Poland, has been a goal of hers for the past seven years.

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