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1Title:  Rita Frankel Family Photographs     
 Creator:  Frankel, Rita Family 
 Dates:  1901-1992 
 Abstract:  Rita Frankel (b. 1929), a social worker and active member in the Jewish community, was born in Cleveland, Ohio, to Manny and Eva Heisler Hartenbaum. She married Burton Frankel in 1953, and later earned her M.A. in Counseling and Human Services from John Carroll University. She was employed as Displaced Worker Service Coordinator and Counselor at Cuyahoga Community College from 1978 to 1991. Esther Metzendorf Fischgrund, a relative of Frankel's, was a widely respected businesswoman and community leader. Following her marriage to Seymour Fischgrund in 1916, the couple opened Fish Furniture on Euclid Avenue in downtown Cleveland. The collection consists of 1 tintype, 23 black and white prints, and 120 color prints depicting members of the Frankel family, as well as images from Fischgrund's travels to Israel in 1966. 
 Call #:  PG 545 
 Extent:  0.20 linear feet (1 container) 
 Subjects:  Frankel, Rita. -- Photograph collections. | Frankel family. -- Photographs. | Fischgrund family. -- Photographs. | Jewish women -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jewish women -- Israel -- Photographs. | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs. | Jews -- Israel -- Photographs.
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2Title:  Volunteers for Clevelanders in Israel Photographs     
 Creator:  Volunteers for Clevelanders in Israel 
 Dates:  1979-1994 
 Abstract:  Volunteers for Clevelanders in Israel (VCI) was founded in 1978 as a non-profit organization with the goal of helping people from Cleveland, Ohio, who had moved to Israel. VCI offered services to Clevelanders planning a long-term or permanent move to Israel and to former Clevelanders now living in Israel. The group was founded by Shirley Goodman, who served as its director until her death in 2006. In Cleveland, VCI offered weekly workshops for those planning to move to Israel. Topics included packing and shipping, buying appliances, culture shock, and dealing with Israeli bureaucracy. VCI also offered Hebrew language classes. In Israel, the majority of services were provided through the Daniel Haas Center, located in Jerusalem, opened in 1983. Former Clevelanders could rely on VCI to help them stay connected to one another and to friends and relatives in Cleveland. A directory of Clevelanders living in Israel was published every few years, and meetings and social events were held regularly. Other services offered included employment assistance, housing interviews, counseling, emergency financial aid, and interest free loans. The Daniel Haas Center closed in 1996 due to lack of funding. VCI now continues its work through the Cleveland Hometown Association in Israel. The collection consists of approximately 300 color and black and white photographs. These photographs depict volunteers and members of VCI at events and locations in both Cleveland and Israel. The majority of the individuals in the photographs have been identified. 
 Call #:  PG 572 
 Extent:  0.80 linear feet (2 containers) 
 Subjects:  Goodman, Shirley, d. 2006 -- Photographs | Kleinman, Bennet -- Photographs | Volunteers for Clevelanders in Israel -- Photograph collections | Jews -- Ohio -- Cleveland -- Photographs | Jews -- Israel -- Photographs | Israel -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century | Cleveland (Ohio) -- Emigration and immigration -- 20th century
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