08/01/2016

Watch Now: Street Team Meets Natalie

Tags: Federation, Video, Young Adults

Watch Now: Street Team Meets Natalie

The Street Team (Raquel and Seth!) met up with Natalie Winer, a small business owner, in her “office” (A.K.A. Kitchen!) to get a glimpse into the entrepreneurship scene in Jewish Cleveland!

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07/29/2016

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Tags: PR, Federation, Teens

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Jewish high school juniors and seniors interested in strengthening the Jewish community and making the world a better place are encouraged to apply for the 2016-2017 Maurice Saltzman Youth Panel, a program of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. As a group, panelists recommend how to distribute up to $50,000 to programs in the Jewish and general communities. Participants will develop their leadership and group consensus skills as they learn about the philanthropic process and responding to community needs.

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07/28/2016

Taking Back the Campus with Jacob Baime

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Taking Back the Campus with Jacob Baime

Over the last decade, supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement have focused their campaign in the U.S. primarily on college campuses. But the BDS movement appears to be slowing down, according to Jacob Baime, executive director of the Israel on Campus Coalition, causing activists to adapt and shift their strategies.

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07/27/2016

Update: Cemetery Preservation Campaign

Tags: PR, Federation, Giving, Cemetery

Update: Cemetery Preservation Campaign

In just over one year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland has raised close to $2.8 million for its Cemetery Preservation Campaign, putting them just $700k short of a $3.5 million goal to preserve Cleveland’s older Jewish cemeteries. The Federation asks all who are interested to donate to the community-wide campaign at www.jewishcleveland.org/cemetery.

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07/26/2016

Watch Now: Street Team Meets Melissa

Tags: Federation, Video, Young Adults, Israel, Overseas

Watch Now: Street Team Meets Melissa

The Street Team (Raquel and Seth!) met up with Melissa Friedman, a teacher, to find out why she came back to the #JewishCleveland social scene after college.

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07/25/2016

Weinberg Mission to Israel Inspires

Tags: Young Adults, Israel, Federation

Weinberg Mission to Israel Inspires

Innovation, Leadership, and Identity: This is the theme of the Young Leadership Division’s (YLD) Weinberg Mission to Israel. 18 Jewish Cleveland young leaders had the adventure of a lifetime, experiencing Israel’s vibrant arts and culture scene, learning about innovative technology, networking with leadership in the nation’s up and coming industries, tasting the flavors of the country, and more. Check out their Mission blog below!

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07/21/2016

Nathan's Onward Israel Experience

Tags: Onward, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, I-connect, Federation

Nathan's Onward Israel Experience

Meet Nathan. He's been to Israel before, but he’s ready to go back again – this time, for the entire summer! Nathan is a participant with Onward Israel Cleveland, an 8-week program where students ages 20-25 live and intern in Tel Aviv. Follow Nathan's journey on this blog, and to learn more about all Israel opportunities, visit our I-Connect Page.

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07/19/2016

For Ages 50+: IMPACT! is Now Offering 2 Volunteer Missions

Tags: Impact, Volunteer, Israel, Overseas

For Ages 50+: IMPACT! is Now Offering 2 Volunteer Missions

If you are age 50+ and looking to channel your time, energy, and talents, IMPACT! is now offering two volunteer missions just for you. Check them out!

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07/19/2016

Watch Now: Street Team Meets Matt

Tags: Federation, Video, Young Adults

Watch Now: Street Team Meets Matt

The Street Team (Seth and Raquel!) met up with social entrepreneur Matt Fieldman in Shaker Square, home to one of his favorite restaurants and projects: EDWINS Leadership and Restaurant Institute.

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07/14/2016

Meet Matthew: Onward Israel Spotlight

Tags: Israel, Overseas, I-Connect, Federation

Meet Matthew: Onward Israel Spotlight

Matthew Turell shares his first month experiencing Israel with fellow Onward Israel Cleveland participants.

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