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10/20/2022

Meet the 2022 ShinShinim

Tags: Federation, Israel, Teens

Meet the 2022 ShinShinim

Each year, Jewish Cleveland is fortunate enough to have a group of high school graduates from Israel work in our day schools, synagogues, and throughout our community meeting and connecting our teens to Israel, the Hebrew language and Israeli culture. These young adults, known as ShinShinim, are part of the ShinShin program, a long-standing partnership between the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and @akiva, a Federation beneficiary agency.

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05/31/2022

Saltzman Youth Panel Grants $45,000 for Community Needs

Tags: Federation, Teens

Saltzman Youth Panel Grants $45,000 for Community Needs

CLEVELAND – 24 Jewish high school juniors and seniors from public and private high schools across Cleveland have come together to recommend grants totaling $45,000 to 16 organizations for crucial programs in the Jewish and general community through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2021-2022 Maurice Saltzman Youth Panel.

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05/24/2022

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Tags: PR, Federation, Teens

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Applications are now open for the 2022-2023 Saltzman Youth Panel.

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05/23/2022

The Home of Happiness Was Happy Once Again

Tags: Federation, Teens, Kids, Young Adults

The Home of Happiness Was Happy Once Again

April 30, 2020 will live in infamy for the Camp Wise community. On that day, the Mandel Jewish Community Center (MJCC) made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Camp Wise summer due to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.

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04/29/2022

Watch: Teens Share Holocaust Survivors' Stories with Testimony Theater

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Teens

Watch: Teens Share Holocaust Survivors' Stories with Testimony Theater

In recognition of Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), WKYC profiled Testimony Theater Cleveland, a program in which 7th-12th grade students interview Holocaust survivors and their families about their experiences and then act out those stories as a powerful and emotional stage performance. Programs like this help ensure future generations never forget the atrocities of the Holocaust or the six million Jews whose lives were lost.

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04/13/2022

Jewish Federation's Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration Set for May 5

Tags: Federation, Teens, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Kids

Jewish Federation's Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration Set for May 5

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host its annual Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration – a festival celebrating Israel’s Independence Day – on Thursday, May 5 at 6 pm outside at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage and The Temple-Tifereth Israel (2929 Richmond Road in Beachwood). It is free and open to the community.

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04/13/2022

Remember the Holocaust with Yom Hashoah on April 27

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Teens

Remember the Holocaust with Yom Hashoah on April 27

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Kol Israel Foundation will honor Cleveland’s Holocaust survivors and remember those who perished during Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah on Wednesday, April 27 at 7 pm at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple (23727 Fairmount Blvd in Beachwood). A virtual event will also be available. This event is free and open to the community.

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03/29/2022

Teens Making A Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel

Tags: Federation, Teens

Teens Making A Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Saltzman Youth Panel program educates Jewish Cleveland students about the philanthropic process.

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03/14/2022

Mandel Supporting Foundation Grant to Ease Cost of Higher Education

Tags: Federation, Teens

Mandel Supporting Foundation Grant to Ease Cost of Higher Education

Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland recently announced an expansion of its longstanding college financial aid program with the newly established Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Scholarship Program aimed at helping middle income families face the challenge of paying for college.

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10/11/2021

Setting the Stage for Holocaust Education

Tags: Federation, Partner, Advocacy, Teens, Video

Setting the Stage for Holocaust Education

Testimony Theater Cleveland is a program in which 7th-12th grade students interview Holocaust survivors and their families about their experiences and then act out those stories as a powerful and emotional stage performance.

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