07/26/2019

‘Under Construction’ Puts the Fringe in the BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Arts

‘Under Construction’ Puts the Fringe in the BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival

An Israeli comedy troupe called Davai just made its U.S. premiere at Cleveland’s inaugural BorderLight International Theatre + Fringe Festival. And it did so with a remarkable, 90-minute slice of absurdist, non-verbal storytelling and masterful clownery that lives up to the “fringe” in the festival’s title.

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07/22/2019

Helping Small Jewish Communities Honor Their Pasts While Planning for Their Futures

Tags: Federation, PR, Cemetery

Helping Small Jewish Communities Honor Their Pasts While Planning for Their Futures

The first mention of burial in Jewish tradition is in Vayera when Abraham buries Sarah. Through the Commission on Cemetery Preservation (COCP), a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, Jewish Cleveland continues to recognize that honoring those who came before by caring for their final resting places is one of the highest mitzvot we can achieve.

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07/18/2019

Recognizing Outstanding Leaders: Volunteer Leadership Awards

Tags: Leadership

Each year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland recognizes extraordinary volunteers for the impact they make on our community.

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07/16/2019

Creating a Local and Global Jewish Community of Doers

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

Creating a Local and Global Jewish Community of Doers

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Overseas Connections Committee (OCC) and the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) recently teamed up to bring “248,” an innovative and hands-on program, to North America and Jewish Cleveland.

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07/16/2019

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

Tags: Federation, Video, Arts, Israel, Overseas

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

When Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, better known in the dance world as “Mr. Gaga,” ventured to Cuba the dancers of Malpaso Dance Company were somewhat apprehensive. Afterall, Naharin was known to be very demanding. But upon his arrival in Havana, the dancers found him to be very charming.

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07/15/2019

Remembering Mark Talisman

Tags: Federation

Remembering Mark Talisman

We are saddened to share the loss of Mark Talisman z"l, a Cleveland native and advocate for Soviet Jews and Holocaust survivors. Talisman represented U.S. Rep. Charles Vanik, the central Cleveland Jewish community member of Congress, for over 10 years, and went on to international prominence. Talisman was the person behind the rescuing of many Holocaust-era torah scrolls that are now placed in almost every Cleveland congregation today.

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07/10/2019

Making Connections in Cleveland and Israel

Tags: Federation, Video, Israel, Overseas

Making Connections in Cleveland and Israel

The Jewish Federation Cleveland recently traveled to Israel with a delegation of nearly 80 business leaders across Greater Cleveland. The mission is designed to show Cleveland leaders the beauty, history, religious and cultural significance, and complexities of Israel. By doing so, these leaders were able to create meaningful connections between one another and with Israel.

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07/09/2019

Civic Leaders Bring Lessons from Israel Back to Cleveland

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Civic Leaders Bring Lessons from Israel Back to Cleveland

BEIT SHEAN, Israel – Israel may not have too many natural resources to provide power to its people.

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07/09/2019

Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Tags: Israel, Federation, Overseas, Advocacy

Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Thirty-nine esteemed Cleveland civic leaders are in Israel on the Adler Civic Leaders Israel Mission. This biennial mission, launched by Thomas and Joann Adler of Shaker Heights, was established through an endowment at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The purpose is to expose leadership from across Cleveland to Israel’s innovative approaches to economic and community development, education and support of at-risk and disadvantaged populations, and to create opportunities for partnership with each other and Israeli counterparts.

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07/07/2019

Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Jobs

Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns

Welcome, Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2019 summer interns! Get to know this impressive group of college students who are spending their summer working with Team Federation.

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