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Jewish Federation of Cleveland

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Organization Information

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland strives to provide resources, builds community, strengthens our connection with Israel and Jewish communities worldwide, advocates on the issues and concerns of the Jewish community, offers volunteer opportunities and ensures Jewish continuity.

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland's endowment funds, donor advised philanthropic funds and supporting foundations, combined with annual Campaign for Jewish Needs and Centennial Initiative for Jewish Cleveland fundraising, make the Federation Ohio's largest grantmaking organization - over $127 million allocated from all sources in the 2010 fiscal year.

The strength of our community is in the network of agencies that provide services in partnership with the Federation.

Local Partners

Akiva High School

Bellefaire Jewish Children's Bureau

Cleveland Hillel Foundation

Fuchs Mizrachi School

Gross Schechter Day School

Hebrew Academy of Cleveland

Hebrew Shelter Home

Hillel at Kent State University

Jewish Education Center of Cleveland

Jewish Family Service Association

Joseph and Florence Mandel Jewish Day School

Mandel Jewish Community Center

Menorah Park Center for Senior Living

Montefiore

Siegal College

International Partners

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC)

Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI)

Jewish Federations of North America

World ORT

Mission Statement:
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland seeks to promote the well-being of our community, its members, and Jews throughout the world; enhance the continuity, security, and unity of the Jewish community; increase understanding of Jewish values and their application to improve people’s lives; encourage our members to fulfill the responsibility of tikkun olam, to make the world a better place; support Israel as a Jewish and democratic state; and promote collective action by individuals and organizations to advance these purposes.
Contact Info:

216.593.2900 or 800.282.2882

Fax: 216.593.2901

Address:
Mandel Building
25701 Science Park Drive
Cleveland, OH 44122
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Website:
http://www.jewishcleveland.org
Fax:
216.593.2901
Email Address:
info@jcfcleve.org
Facebook:
http://www.facebook.com/JewishCleveland
Twitter:
http://twitter.com/jewishcleveland
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Other Information:

Stephen H. Hoffman, President

Gary Gross, Board Chair

 

Location(s)

Location(s)

  1. Location Name:
    Jewish Federation of Cleveland - Mandel Building
    Address:
    Mandel Building
    25701 Science Park Drive
    Cleveland
    OH
    44122
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    Phone Number
    216.593.2900
    Fax Number
    216.593.2901
    info@jcfcleve.org

Program(s)

Program(s)

  1. Program Name:
    Chaplaincy Commission
    Summary:

    Connects Jews in hospitals, non-Jewish nursing homes, the military and prisons to the Jewish community through correspondence and visits from rabbis and volunteers.

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    Cleveland Israel Arts Connection
    Summary:

    The Cleveland Israel Arts Connection is a program of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, connecting our community with the most dynamic 21st century cultural experiences that Israel has to offer.

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    Community Options
    Summary:

    The Community Options program under the auspices of the Jewish Federation provides the necessary program supports and services for older adults to continue to live independently in two apartment buildings in Cleveland.

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    Community Relations Committee
    Summary:

    Recommends and implements the Federation's public affairs policy and works to build a more just society through advocacy, volunteer and community-building initiatives.

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    Growing Jewish Cleveland
    Summary:

    A network designed to attract and retain 20's and 30's that fosters innovation and entrepreneurship and creates a connected community to ensure that Cleveland's Jewish community remains vibrant for generations to come.

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    Jewish Community Housing
    Summary:

    Jewish Community Housing provides low income independent living to Seniors 62+ and younger individuals with disabilities.

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    Jewish Volunteer Network
    Summary:

    Provides meaningful volunteer opportunities for the Jewish community to help repair the world in the Jewish and general communities.

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    Let My People Grow
    Summary:

    Provides a welcome package of gifts for the baby and introduces families to the joys of Jewish Cleveland.

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    Masa Israel Journey
    Summary:

    Masa Israel Journey offers over 200 study, internship and volunteer opportunities all over Israel lasting between five and twelve months.

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    Onward Israel
    Summary:

    Live, Learn and Work in Tel Aviv - Be a part of a 8-week program for 20-25 year olds in Tel Aviv this summer!

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    Parents 2 Be in the C-L-E
    Summary:

    Connects parents-2-be to resources, fun and friends.

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    PJ Library
    Summary:

    The PJ Library® ("PJ" for "pajamas") program sends free, high-quality Jewish books and music each month to Cleveland children ages 6 months to 7 years.

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    Public Education Initiative (PEI)
    Summary:

    PEI is a program of the Jewish Volunteer Network, connecting volunteers to tutor children in the Cleveland schools one hour a week from October through May. The tutors work on literacy enrichment(K-6), homework help (6-8) or ACT tutoring (11-12).

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    Saltzman Youth Panel
    Summary:

    The Saltzman Youth Panel (SYP) is a program for high school juniors and seniors to learn about the philanthropic process and responding to community needs.

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  15. Program Name:
    Showcase Cleveland
    Summary:

    Utilizing social media stategies and in-person fun, Showcase Cleveland provides 18 - 22 year olds a full social calendar and the opportunity to CONNECT, personally and professionally, to Cleveland.

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    Speakers Bureau
    Summary:

    Provides knowledgeable speakers on a variety of topics that include the politics, culture and history of Israel and more.

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    Young Leadership Division
    Summary:

    The Young Leadership Division (YLD), a program of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, offers young Jewish singles and couples (ages 21 to 45) a broad range of social, educational, volunteer, philanthropic and leadership development opportunities.

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