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07/23/2018

Celebrating at the Lion of Judah Summer Social

Tags: Federation, Women, Events

Celebrating at the Lion of Judah Summer Social

Lions of Judah, women who make an individual gift of $5,000 or more to the annual Campaign for Jewish Needs, will come together on August 21 at the Lion of Judah Summer Social to celebrate philanthropy and the meaningful difference women create through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.

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07/23/2018

Meet Rebecca Fleisher, Women's Philanthropy Associate

Tags: Women, Blog

I'm excited to introduce myself to this wonderful group of generous, welcoming, and vibrant women! My name is Rebecca Fleisher and I am thrilled and proud to be the new Associate for Women’s Philanthropy.

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07/23/2018

Reflecting on Coaching Circles Series III

Tags: Women, Federation

Reflecting on Coaching Circles Series III

The third cohort of Coaching Circles concluded in July. Over a six month period, 36 women were divided into “circles” of six people to discuss topics around building trust, leadership, communication and its impact, asking powerful questions, emotional self-awareness, and assessing, reflecting and prioritizing various aspects of life (e.g. family, community, work, religion, money, health, and personal growth).

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07/23/2018

Message from Danielle Wild, Women's Philanthropy Chair

Tags: Women, Blog

I recently returned from a Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA) trip to Berlin and Budapest to see the overseas programs that the dollars we raise help fund. There were so many examples of ways that we are giving people what they otherwise would not have—community, safety, Judaism, to name a few. The program that hit home the most for me was a visit to Camp Szarvas in Hungary.

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06/07/2018

Federation Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon Draws 450

Tags: Federation, PR, Women, Volunteer

Federation Women’s Philanthropy Luncheon Draws 450

The cause that drove Judi Kovach, co-founder and chair of the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank, to embrace the value of tikkun olam is children’s access to books, however she said others should work to find a cause that inspires them toward that same Jewish value.

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05/31/2018

Women's Philanthropy Spring Luncheon Empowers and Inspires!

Tags: Federation, Video, Women

Women's Philanthropy Spring Luncheon Empowers and Inspires!

Thank you to the nearly 500 women from across our diverse community who joined us to celebrate the power we have to pursue our dreams at the Women's Philanthropy Spring Luncheon.

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05/18/2018

Empowered Women to Leave Gift to Sustain Jewish Traditions, Community

Tags: Federation, Women

Empowered Women to Leave Gift to Sustain Jewish Traditions, Community

Guided by Jewish tradition of tzedakah, meaning righteousness or charity, and tikkun olam, meaning repairing the world, women who give gifts in their names increase control and responsibility as decision makers and leaders in their community. A woman’s charitable gift exhibits power to make a difference, confirming women are accountable in the family, the community and the Jewish people. By giving as individuals, women can stand up and truly be counted.

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05/18/2018

Judi Kovach to Receive Prestigious Irene Zehman Award

Tags: Federation, PR, Awards, Women, Volunteer

Judi Kovach to Receive Prestigious Irene Zehman Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Judi Kovach, Co-Founder and Chair of the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank, is the 2018 recipient of the Irene Zehman Award.

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05/14/2018

An Important Update on the Women's Philanthropy Spring Luncheon

Tags: Federation, Women

An Important Update on the Women's Philanthropy Spring Luncheon

Each year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Women’s Philanthropy hosts a spring luncheon that focuses on a relevant and timely women’s issue. This year, Women’s Philanthropy leadership wanted to explore the #MeToo movement and invited renowned feminist author, Naomi Wolf, to speak on this topic.

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05/02/2018

Exploring Jewish Life in Morocco and Madrid

Tags: Federation, Blog, Young Adults, Leadership, Women

Exploring Jewish Life in Morocco and Madrid

Six Jewish Cleveland young leaders recently returned from a once-in-a-lifetime journey, visiting Jewish communities in Morocco and Spain with the National Young Leadership Cabinet (NYLC) Study Mission. The trip, which highlighted the special relationship both countries have with the Jewish people, also helped the group understand the importance of supporting vibrant Jewish communities throughout the globe.

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