05/10/2017

A Father/Daughter Bond in Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adult, Volunteer

 A Father/Daughter Bond in Israel

Rachel Lieberman of Shaker Heights has been volunteering in Israel for the past six months through Masa Israel, a post-college service program, part of I-Connect, an initiative of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. Through Masa, Rachel is helping Ethiopian Israelis learn to read and write English at the Yahel Social Change Program in Ramat Eliyahu.

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05/05/2017

Teens Grant 42,500 for Community Needs

Tags: Teens, PR, Federation

Teens Grant 42,500 for Community Needs

40 Jewish high school juniors and seniors representing public and private high schools across Cleveland have come together to recommend grants totaling $42,500 to 10 organizations for crucial programs in the Jewish and general community through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2016-2017 Maurice Saltzman Youth Panel.

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05/04/2017

Keeping Memory of the Holocaust Alive

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Young Adults

Keeping Memory of the Holocaust Alive

Each year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland welcomes a shlicha (Israeli emissary) to teach our community about life and culture in Israel. Last year, Federation’s shlicha, Danielle Asif introduced Zikaron BaSalon (remembrance in the living room), a powerful program for Federation’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) to commemorate Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day).

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05/04/2017

At-Risk Youth Becomes IDF Officer

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

At-Risk Youth Becomes IDF Officer

Gilad Benayahou wasn't supposed to join the IDF.

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05/03/2017

2,000+ Party at Yom Ha'atzmaut

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Young Families, Women, Teens

2,000+ Party at Yom Ha'atzmaut

Jewish Cleveland knows how to party! Nearly 2000 community members joined together to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s 69th Independence Day, with a knockout performance by Israeli superstar Idan Raichel.

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05/03/2017

Rockin' with Raichel

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas

Rockin' with Raichel

Clevelanders celebrating Israel’s Independence Day, or Yom Ha’atzmaut, spent an evening with Israeli singer and musician Idan Raichel, who captivated the crowd with his solo, piano-based performance.

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05/02/2017

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Events, Holidays, Federation, Women, Teens, Family, Advocacy, Arts, Young Adults

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate Israel's 69th Independence Day on May 2 with Idan Raichel in concert!

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05/02/2017

5 S'mores Recipes For Lag B'Omer

Tags: Education, Family

5 S'mores Recipes For Lag B'Omer

Lag B'Omer is just around the corner--after you read a PJ book to learn about this holiday, why not celebrate with a barbecue, backyard bonfire, and of course, s'mores!

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05/01/2017

Adlers Endow Civic Leaders Mission

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas, Advocacy

Adlers Endow Civic Leaders Mission

This July, 40 of Cleveland’s esteemed civic leaders will travel to Israel on the Thomas and Joann Adler Civic Leaders Israel Mission. This new biennial mission launched by the Adlers of Shaker Heights was established through an endowment at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The purpose is to expose Cleveland leadership to Israel’s innovative approaches to economic and community development, education and support of at-risk and disadvantaged populations, and to create opportunities for partnership with each other and Israeli counterparts.

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04/28/2017

Shabbat Message from Steve Hoffman

Tags: Federation, Blog

Shabbat Message from Steve Hoffman

A siren wailed for two minutes. The streets of Rehovot came to a complete stop. People stood in silence on the sidewalks, drivers stopped their cars on the street and climbed out and stood at the door – everyone thinking of the memory of the six million Jews lost in the Holocaust.

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