02/04/2016

Meet Our PJ Engagement Ambassadors!

Tags: Federation, Blog, Family, Kids, PJ Library

Meet Our PJ Engagement Ambassadors!

Did you know? Three #JewishCleveland moms are making it easy for new moms and all kinds of Jewish families in Twinsburg, Aurora, and Chagrin Falls to connect to each other and kid-friendly Cleveland. They are the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s PJ Library Engagement Ambassadors, and they can’t wait to get to know you. Meet them here.

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02/02/2016

One Wall for One People

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

One Wall for One People

Board Chair Reneé Chelm and Federation President Stephen H. Hoffman release a statement on the recent resolution creating a recognized space for egalitarian prayer at The Western Wall.

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02/02/2016

Why Day School?

Tags: Partner

Why Day School?

I joined the Schechter team, exactly one year ago, after working in the public school sector for over forty years. My experience in the public schools was enriching, rewarding and I will always be an advocate for public school education. While my career was focused in public education up until last year, this transition has really shown me how tremendous a day school education, particularly what we offer at Schechter, can be for a student and family. I have been repeatedly impressed with the students, faculty and curriculum at Gross Schechter. While there are always areas in which to grow, I have seen, first hand, the benefits that come with a Jewish Day School education. Allow me to share a few.

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01/31/2016

Gross Schechter: New Director, Creative Programs

Tags: Partner, PR

Gross Schechter: New Director, Creative Programs

Gross Schechter Day School is pleased to announce that Sheri Gross will join the faculty in a newly-created position, Director of Creative Programs, for the 2016-2017 academic year. In her new role, Sheri will be working in collaboration with the faculty and staff to develop new, creative Jewish and arts programming school-wide that spans the areas of tefillah (prayer), Torah study, Jewish holidays, rituals and more. Her role will be central in enhancing the vibrancy of Jewish life in our Schechter community. Students will also have the opportunity to work with Sheri on presentation skills, particularly in association with class programs and public speaking. Sheri will be a creative consultant for some of our existing community programs, such as Monday Fun Day, and will help develop new programming. Sheri will be working with all students, from the Early Childhood Program through Eighth Grade.

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01/27/2016

Meet Ariel, One Happy Camper

Tags: Teens, Kids, Family, Partners

Meet Ariel, One Happy Camper

Multiple disabilities, including cerebral palsy, do not stop 19-year-old Ariel from being happy but returning home from Jewish summer camp does.

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01/27/2016

Jewish Cleveland Trivia Night

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Jewish Cleveland Trivia Night

Over sixty young adults, ages 20-40, including Birthright and Onward Israel alumni, connected over an evening of fun at Trivia Night at Negative Space Gallery in downtown Cleveland.

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01/27/2016

Ruthy's Masa Israel Experience

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Women, Blog, I-connect

Ruthy's Masa Israel Experience

Hi, my name is Ruthy, and I am from Cleveland, Ohio. After years of Jewish Day School and summers at Camp Yavneh I have grown to have a deep passion for Israel.

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01/27/2016

Submit Your Photos of Beit Shean

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas, Arts

Submit Your Photos of Beit Shean

CLEVELAND – Established, emerging and amateur photographers are invited to submit photos that capture the people and places of Beit Shean, Cleveland’s sister city in Israel. Winning submissions will be featured in an upcoming exhibit hosted by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and the Mandel Jewish Community Center. The exhibit, “Hidden Gems” is part of a series of events celebrating the 20th anniversary of Cleveland and Beit Shean’s partnership.

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01/22/2016

Cultures Celebrated at Tu B'Shevat Seder

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, Partners, Holidays

Cultures Celebrated at Tu B'Shevat Seder

A beautiful evening of diverse cultures coming together to honor and celebrate our shared earth during Tu B’Shevat.

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