Families from Puerto Rico are continuing to arrive in Cleveland, and the local faith community is stepping up to help children get a successful start in CMSD schools
Bradley J. Schlang, Chair of the Federation’s Community Relations Committee shares his thoughts on how Jewish Cleveland finds strength through the words and philosophies of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.:
Help families that have moved to Cleveland from Puerto Rico in the wake of Hurricane Maria by donating much needed clothing for school uniforms.
Two years ago, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland began a partnership with the local St. Clair-Superior neighborhood to share successful community development models through entrepreneurship, demographic growth, youth engagement, and more from Cleveland’s sister city - Beit Shean, Israel and the Valley of Springs, the region surrounding Beit Shean.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland invites the community to a moving and powerful discussion on “Life After Hate” featuring Tony McAleer, Co-Founder and Executive Director of Life After Hate, an organization founded by former members of the American violent far-right extremist movement. All are welcome to attend this free event on Wednesday, November 15 at 7:30 pm at The Temple-Tifereth Israel (26000 Shaker Blvd, Beachwood, Ohio 44122).
Calling all Middle and High School Students: Enter your essays and artwork for the 2018 Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah Creative Arts Contest, Cleveland’s Commemoration of the Holocaust & Heroism.
The Kol Israel Foundation was founded by a group of people in the 1950’s, who came to Cleveland after the Holocaust, to establish a memorial for their friends and family members who perished in the Holocaust.
I honestly had no idea what to expect. Would the roads still be flooded? Is it dangerous? The news made Houston look like a war zone. What was I about to get myself into?
Temporary housing, water supplied from rocks, mana from heaven to eat – these are the biblical memories evoked by the Sukkot holiday, the Festival of Booths.