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04/23/2018

Enjoying "Milk and Honey" in Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Arts, Israel

Enjoying "Milk and Honey" in Cleveland

In 1961, John F. Kennedy took office as the 35th president of the United States, Yuri Gagarin became the first human being to fly into space, and Israel was of Bar Mitzvah age – 13. But also in 1961, the play, "Milk and Honey," debuted on Broadway, becoming the first musical ever set in Israel. "Milk and Honey" captures a community – the Jewish community – in Israel as it was, building their land from the ground up. This musical gives the audience a chance to see Israel for the first time through the main characters’ eyes.

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04/23/2018

IDF Soldiers Help Commemorate Yom Hazikaron

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, PR, Advocacy

IDF Soldiers Help Commemorate Yom Hazikaron

Cleveland’s Yom Hazikaron, or Israel’s Memorial Day, honored Israel Defense Forces soldiers killed in the line of duty as well as civilian victims, during a solemn ceremony April 17 at the Mandel Jewish Community Center’s Stonehill Auditorium in Beachwood.

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04/20/2018

The Current State of Israeli Cinema: A Conversation with Polishuk

Tags: Federation, Arts

The Current State of Israeli Cinema: A Conversation with Polishuk

Israeli cinema has grown from a fledgling industry with poor cinematography, curtailed subject matter and low box office sales to a darling of world film festivals and an increasingly visible and promising industry.

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04/20/2018

Cleveland Celebrates Israel's 70th Birthday in a Big Way!

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Advocacy, Young Adults, Young Families

Cleveland Celebrates Israel's 70th Birthday in a Big Way!

Cleveland loves Israel! Thank you to the 1,100+ community members who joined us for an unforgettable night of music at David Broza Live, a Yom Ha'atzmaut (Israel's Independence Day) celebration.

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04/18/2018

Kohrman to Receive Eisenman Award, Dayan to Speak at Federation Annual Meeting

Tags: Federation, PR, Leadership, Awards

Kohrman to Receive Eisenman Award, Dayan to Speak at Federation Annual Meeting

S. Lee Kohrman, a longtime Jewish community volunteer, leader and lawyer, will receive the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s highest annual honor at the group’s 114th annual meeting April 26 at Fuchs Mizrachi School in Beachwood.

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04/18/2018

700 Attend Yom Hashoah Event at Park Synagogue

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

700 Attend Yom Hashoah Event at Park Synagogue

Security for each Jewish federation is a “different animal,” Jim Harnett, director of community-wide security for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland told attendees at the beginning of the four-day Security Director’s Conference and PRT Training.

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04/16/2018

Cleveland Jewish Community Talks Opioid Addiction

Tags: Federation, PR

Cleveland Jewish Community Talks Opioid Addiction

People often don’t want to talk about uncomfortable topics, and the opioid epidemic isn’t an easy one. But the greater Cleveland Jewish community recently united to do just that.

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04/16/2018

S. Lee Kohrman to Receive 2018 Eisenman Award

Tags: Federation, PR

S. Lee Kohrman to Receive 2018 Eisenman Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will continue a 90+ year tradition recognizing a leader in the community for their exceptional civic contributions through the Charles Eisenman Award. This year’s recipient is S. Lee Kohrman of Beachwood. The Federation will honor Kohrman and celebrate the strength of our community at the 114th Annual Meeting on Thursday, April 26 at 7:30 pm at Fuchs Mizrachi School (26600 Shaker Blvd, Pepper Pike). All are welcome to attend this free event.

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04/13/2018

Accepting Nominations: Gries Family Award for Community Leadership

Tags: Leadership

The Gries Awardee each year is someone who has “demonstrated leadership in Federation activities as well as significant leadership in Greater Cleveland’s general community.”

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04/13/2018

Five Reflections from the AIPAC Policy Conference

Tags: Federation, Blog, Advocacy

Five Reflections from the AIPAC Policy Conference

Jewish Clevelander David Shifrin shares his reflections after attending the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC.

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