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05/09/2019

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Events, Holidays, Federation, Women, Teens, Family, Advocacy, Arts, Young Adults

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate Israel's 69th Independence Day on May 2 with Idan Raichel in concert!

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04/05/2019

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on May 1

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on May 1

An estimated 770 Holocaust survivors live in the Cleveland area. Our community will honor these survivors and remember those who perished during the Holocaust at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Kol Israel Foundation’s Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah. Join us on Wednesday, May 1 at 7:00 pm at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation (27501 Fairmount Blvd in Pepper Pike). This annual event is free and open to the community.

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04/04/2019

Join Our Community to Remember the Holocaust

Tags: Advocacy, Federation

Join Our Community to Remember the Holocaust

Every year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland holds Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah, a commemoration dedicated to remembering those who survived the Holocaust and those who perished.

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02/27/2019

Five Questions with JFNA's William Daroff

Tags: Federation, CRC, JFNA, Advocacy, Israel

Five Questions with JFNA's William Daroff

Cleveland native William Daroff lobbies on behalf of the Jewish people as the director of the Washington DC office and the senior vice president of public policy for the Jewish Federations of North America (JFNA).

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02/15/2019

Five Questions with Roots' Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Shadi Abu Awwad

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Five Questions with Roots' Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Shadi Abu Awwad

Rabbi Hanan Schlesinger and Shadi Abu Awwad see a future where there is peace between the Israeli and Palestinian people. As leaders of the non-profit organization, Roots, they are building a unique network of local Palestinians and Israelis who have come to see each other as the partners needed to make changes and end the ongoing conflict between the two cultures. Through their work, they are fostering a grassroots movement of understanding, nonviolence, and transformation founded on dignity, trust, mutual recognition, and respect.

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02/14/2019

Stories Shared at Interfaith Tu b’Shevat Seder

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Stories Shared at Interfaith Tu b’Shevat Seder

About 120 people gathered at Cleveland Botanical Gardens Feb. 12 to bless trees and their fruit, drink, sing and share their stories of connection to trees and nature.

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02/05/2019

Federation CRC Annual Meeting and Vincent Memorial Lecture

Tags: Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Federation CRC Annual Meeting and Vincent Memorial Lecture

On Jan. 24, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s community relations committee held its 72nd annual meeting in conjunction with the Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture at the Mandel Jewish Community Center in Beachwood for 225 attendees, including many community leaders.

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02/05/2019

Five Questions with General Mansour abu Rashid

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Five Questions with General Mansour abu Rashid

General Mansour abu Rashid of Jordan spent his entire military career and post-military career promoting peace in the Middle East including his role in the 1994 signing of the Peace Treaty Accord between Israel and Jordan. His efforts have successfully led to a Jordan/Cross-Border Initiative between Jordanians and Israelis in Beit Shean, Cleveland’s sister city.

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01/29/2019

Beit Shean Library Inspires Change at Cleveland Public Library

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Beit Shean Library Inspires Change at Cleveland Public Library

When Felton Thomas Jr., Cleveland Public Library executive director and CEO, visited the library in Beit Shean, Israel, he was initially thrown off by how its run but quickly became inspired to install a similar approach at Cleveland Public Library with help in part from a Jewish fellow.

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01/23/2019

CRC Brings Neighbors Together to Discuss the Israeli-Palestinian Relationship

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

CRC Brings Neighbors Together to Discuss the Israeli-Palestinian Relationship

Last night, a packed house of more than 250 people joined us at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee & Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture to discuss a critical issue: the relationship between the Israeli and Palestinian people.

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