02/02/2021

Congregational Learning Has a New Look During a Pandemic

Tags: Federation, Teens, Families

Congregational Learning Has a New Look During a Pandemic

The world of education changed overnight with the arrival of the COVID-19 pandemic – and synagogue educational programs were not immune. Thanks to the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland (JEC), a Federation beneficiary agency, students in Cleveland and across the country were able to continue their studies through a new and innovative learning approach.

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02/01/2021

WATCH: YLD One-Click Trip - Life as A Jewish Young Adult in Russia

Tags: Federation, Live, Russia, Young Adults

WATCH: YLD One-Click Trip - Life as A Jewish Young Adult in Russia

Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Young Leadership Division and Cleveland shlicha, Li-or Gersht, hosted us for a virtual mission to our sister city St. Petersburg, Russia.

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01/29/2021

Living in a Dichotomy

Tags: Federation, Shabbat & Holidays

Living in a Dichotomy

A message from President Erika B. Rudin-Luria

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01/27/2021

WATCH: Get the Facts: COVID-19 Vaccine & You

Tags: Federation, Live

WATCH: Get the Facts: COVID-19 Vaccine & You

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland was joined by Dr. Robert A. Salata and Dr. Daniel I. Simon of University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center for an update on the COVID-19 vaccine.

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01/26/2021

Jewish Federation to Host Virtual Panel Discussion with Black, Latinx, Jewish Communities

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Jewish Federation to Host Virtual Panel Discussion with Black, Latinx, Jewish Communities

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host a virtual panel discussion with leaders from Cleveland’s Black, Latinx, and Jewish communities to identify and explore various ways these communities can further collaborate to address unique and common communal challenges. This discussion will be part of the 74th Annual Meeting of the Federation’s Community Relations Committee (CRC) and Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture. This virtual event is free and open to the public on Tuesday, February 9 at 7 pm.

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01/26/2021

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

Tags: Federation, Teens, Philanthropy, Blog

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Saltzman Youth Panel program educates Jewish Cleveland students about the philanthropic process. The panelists, made up of high school juniors and seniors, work together to understand various community needs and then make a formal recommendation to the Federation’s Board of Trustees on how to distribute up to $50,000 in grant funding. Through this program, participants develop their leadership and group consensus building skills as they learn about the community decision-making and most importantly, tzedakah.

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01/25/2021

WATCH: YLD One-Click Trip - The Russian Aliyah to Israel

Tags: Federation, Live, Israel, Russia, Young Adults

WATCH: YLD One-Click Trip - The Russian Aliyah to Israel

Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Young Leadership Division and Cleveland shlicha, Li-or Gersht, hosted us on a virtual mission to hear from Vadim Blumin who made aliyah from Russia to Israel.

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01/21/2021

SAYing and Doing the Right Things in Local Public Schools

Tags: Federation, Teens

SAYing and Doing the Right Things in Local Public Schools

At the beginning of his sophomore year in high school, a local teen began to notice his motivation for school was not as it once was. He knew his grades were slipping because of this change but he could not break the pattern. Fortunately, the Social Advocates for Youth Program (SAY) of Bellefaire JCB, a Federation beneficiary agency, was there for him and so many other teens in crisis.

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01/20/2021

Remembering Charlotte Kramer-Schwartz

Tags: Federation

Remembering Charlotte Kramer-Schwartz

We are saddened to share the loss of Charlotte Kramer-Schwartz z"l, Federation Board Trustee for Life.

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01/20/2021

WATCH: YLD One-Click Trip - Women Changemakers in the Arab Community in Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Live, Young Adults

WATCH: YLD One-Click Trip - Women Changemakers in the Arab Community in Israel

Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Young Leadership Division and Cleveland shlicha, Li-or Gersht joined us for a virtual trip to our sister city Beit Shean, Israel.

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