I had the perfect costume this Halloween. It looked great, was easy, and didn’t cost a fortune. Is it something you would wear? Probably not. Was it sewn perfectly and did it have all the best accessories? No. But, it was perfect for me.
Calling all Cleveland area middle and high school wordsmiths and artists: you are invited to enter the 2016 annual Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah (Cleveland’s commemoration of the Holocaust and heroism) Contest. Essays and works of art are sought that portray this year’s theme, “Out of the Darkness: Into a New Life.”
Something BIG is happening on Saturday, November 14! The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) will host its third annual YLD Big Event, the signature fundraiser for young adults in their 20s, 30s, and 40s in support of the 2016 Campaign for Jewish Needs. The event begins at 8:30 p.m. on November 14 at the Cleveland Convention Center (300 Lakeside Ave. E., Cleveland).
CLEVELAND– James A. Ratner of Shaker Heights has been named the 2015 recipient of the Gries Family Award for Community Leadership as he has made a lasting impact on Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. Ratner was presented the award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board of Trustees meeting on October 30.
Have you met Jim Samuels? Chances are if you’ve been to Super Sunday, you might recognize him as one of the helpful trainers working with volunteers on event day. He’s been participating as volunteer and donor for forty years and counting.