07/23/2015

YLDay of Caring at Maggie's Farm

Tags: Young Adults, Volunteer

YLDay of Caring at Maggie's Farm

YLD beat the heat with volunteering at Maggie's Farm! Our most recent YLDay of Caring took us to Gordon Square, where we got our hands dirty weeding the vegetable garden, planting mushrooms, and constructing a greenhouse. Thank you to all of our enthusiastic volunteers for joining us for another meaningful and successful event!

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07/21/2015

Wear White this Summer

Tags: Dating, Women, Young Adults, Federation, Blog

Wear White this Summer

July 30 is the perfect day to wear white. It clearly falls between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

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07/20/2015

Neglected Cemeteries to Get Loving Care

Tags: Cemetery, Federation, Giving, PR

Neglected Cemeteries to Get Loving Care

Imagine how dispiriting it would be to visit the grave of a relative only to find the gravestone toppled and engulfed in grass so tall that the name on the stone is barely legible.

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07/17/2015

Welcoming ‘Violins of Hope’

Tags: PR, Federation, Israel, Overseas, Arts, Advocacy

Welcoming ‘Violins of Hope’

It has been said that the sound of the violin resembles that of the human voice. The proximity will come clear both actually and symbolically on Sept. 27, when violins of singular provenance, played by musicians of singular prominence, star at Silver Hall.

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07/17/2015

Hillel was my life, Israel is my love

Tags: Israel, PR, Overseas, Partner, Blog

Hillel was my life, Israel is my love

Soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces uncovered similarities in their work with troubled youth during a visit to Bellefaire JCB in University Heights on April 24. The soldiers, who were visiting Cleveland for a week to participate in Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut ceremonies in the area, engaged in a professional exchange of ideas with Bellefaire employees and mental health professionals during their time at the facility.

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07/15/2015

Meet Mara

Tags: I-connect, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Teens

Mara Geller visited Israel for the first time when she was 16. After graduating from high school and continuing her education at the University of Michigan, Mara joined Hillel and went on Birthright with her best friend. One night while on the beach in Tel Aviv, she and her friend promised each other to return one day to live in Tel Aviv.

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07/15/2015

Josh and Becca’s Israel by Design

Tags: I-connect, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Partner

Josh and Becca met as counselors at summer camp and got engaged in August 2014. In the months leading up to their wedding, they spent six months on a Masa Israel Fellowship, living and learning in Haifa.

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07/15/2015

Meet Jeremy: Israel is my Reality

Tags: I-connect, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Teens

When Jeremy Goldberg’s grandparents relocated from the northeast to Lorain, Ohio, a small town 25 minutes outside of Cleveland about sixty years ago, there were many other Jewish families planted along the lake. By the time Jeremy began elementary school, he was one of five Jewish students in his class.

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07/15/2015

Personal Israel Connection

Tags: I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Teens, Women

Personal Israel Connection

Cleveland’s sister city in Israel, Beit Shean, has a lot to offer: beautiful natural springs, breathtaking mountaintop views, and an opportunity for American college graduates to teach English to young Israeli students.

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