11/25/2013

Chanukah in a Basket Success

Tags: Volunteer, Women

Chanukah in a Basket Success

Over 2,000 toys donated by community members for Jewish children in need during Chanukah.

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10/01/2013

Hanoch Piven Artist Statement

Tags: Arts, Blog

Hanoch Piven Artist Statement

I owe my career, in part, to…Saddam Hussein, or more accurately to an accident involving him.

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09/01/2013

A Torah Story

Tags: Overseas, Campaign, Federation, Video

A Torah Story

A Torah is among a congregation’s most cherished possessions, containing the foundational narrative of the Jewish people.

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08/01/2013

Gedalya's Story

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Israel, Video

Gedalya's Story

Under the hot Israeli sun stands a soldier. Beneath his battered helmet, a lock of red hair; behind his sunglasses, twinkling blue eyes that survey the scene. This Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) paratrooper and combat medic is a long way from his home in Cleveland, OH but he’s right where he wants to be.

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08/01/2013

Marc's Story

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Volunteer, Video

Marc's Story

If you can read, you can fly… Marc knows this and that’s why, for the past decade, he’s made the trek each week through city neighborhoods, across a concrete playground to an inner city school. As a volunteer tutor, he reads books with kids.

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10/26/2012

From Russia, With Love

Tags: Overseas, Blog

From Russia, With Love

The personal reflections of Neil Waxman (Overseas Connections Commitee Chair) on the St. Petersburg Mission.

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09/10/2012

Our Work Began in 1998

Tags: Russia, Overseas, Blog

Our Work Began in 1998

JCF’s work began during the worst economic conditions facing Russia since WWII: the ruble crashed, the stock market fell 75%, and the government defaulted on its debt.

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09/10/2012

The Beginnings of a Great Partnership

Tags: Russia, Overseas, Blog

The Beginnings of a Great Partnership

JCF’s work began during the worst economic conditions facing Russia since WWII: the ruble crashed, the stock market fell 75%, and the government defaulted on its debt.

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08/27/2012

Cleveland's Engagement with St. Petersburg

Tags: Russia, Overseas, Blog

Cleveland's Engagement with St. Petersburg

The back-story to Cleveland's engagement with St. Petersburg, Russia.

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