Three panelists with expertise in higher education agreed that the right to free speech encompasses most controversial things said on college campuses, however, teaching the students how to engage in civil, persuasive discussions is the best bet for ensuring productive dialogue among those with opposing viewpoints.
More than 230 community leaders, elected officials, and special guests from across our diverse community joined an esteemed panel of guests to discuss the limits of free speech on campus at the 70th Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee.
There is a midrash that, when standing at Sinai to receive the Torah, each person received their own personal revelation but responded in one voice, saying, “Na’aseh v’nishma” — “We will do and we will hear.”
A great way to celebrate International Women’s Day! Thank you to the 150 exceptional women who joined us to step into their best self at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s “The Women’s Forum: Embracing Courage, Resilience, & Gratitude.”
For more than 20 years, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland has been a partner in helping to build Jewish life in St. Petersburg, Russia, Cleveland’s sister city. Federation’s Overseas Connections Committee (OCC) recently hosted a Capacity Building delegation with all of the directors and associate directors of every major Jewish organization in St. Petersburg.
The recent vandalism of the Jewish cemeteries in St. Louis and Philadelphia saddened communities across the country. As we band together in support of our fellow communities we are reminded that our Jewish cemeteries need support not only in times of crisis but also 365 days per year.