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07/28/2016

Taking Back the Campus with Jacob Baime

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Taking Back the Campus with Jacob Baime

Over the last decade, supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement have focused their campaign in the U.S. primarily on college campuses. But the BDS movement appears to be slowing down, according to Jacob Baime, executive director of the Israel on Campus Coalition, causing activists to adapt and shift their strategies.

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06/09/2016

Meet Cathy: PEI Volunteer

Tags: Federation, Education, Advocacy, Family, Women

Meet Cathy: PEI Volunteer

Meet Cathy. A business-owner, dedicated volunteer, and proud Jewish Clevelander. She is a busy person, who always finds time to help others. When she started working as a literacy tutor when her own children were learning to read, she found a passion. And now, Cathy volunteers with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Public Education Initiative (PEI).

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05/16/2016

Get to Know: Cheryl Davis, CRC Chair

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Get to Know: Cheryl Davis, CRC Chair

Cheryl Davis volunteers her time bringing together Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. As Chair of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Community Relations Committee (CRC), she and the committee members work to implement the CRC’s mission – to protect, preserve, and promote a just, democratic, and pluralistic American society, advocate for a strong and secure Israel, and safeguard the rights of Jews in Cleveland and around the globe.

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05/12/2016

Members of Knesset Visit Jewish Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Overseas, Leadership, Israel, Advocacy

Members of Knesset Visit Jewish Cleveland

It is the mark of a special relationship where both parties take the time to show support for each other and learn from one another. Last week, the special relationships between Israel and the United States grew even stronger with the visit of three members of Knesset to Cleveland.

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05/12/2016

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 68th Independence Day on May 12 with Rita in concert!

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04/21/2016

Support Houston Flood Relief

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, Giving

Support Houston Flood Relief

The city of Houston and nine surrounding counties were hit this week with extensive flooding, including areas where the Jewish community is concentrated. One to two feet of rain fell in a very short time, completely overwhelming bayous and streams in the area and rain is continuing to fall. It is expected that the damage will surpass the range and severity of last year’s Memorial Day weekend flood.

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04/20/2016

Take a Stand Against BDS: Support HB 476

Tags: Advocacy, Federation

Take a Stand Against BDS: Support HB 476

Take a stand against Boycott, Divestment & Sanctions (BDS). Support Ohio House Bill 476.

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04/18/2016

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on May 4

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on May 4

CLEVELAND – An estimated 1,100 Holocaust survivors call Cleveland home. Join our community as we honor these survivors and remember those who perished in the Holocaust at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and the Kol Israel Foundation’s Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah on Wednesday, May 4 at 7:00 at Green Road Synagogue, 2437 S. Green Road in Beachwood. This annual event is free and open to the community.

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04/15/2016

Federation Names New Board Chair

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Federation Board Chair

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland has named Gary L. Gross Board Chair for the 2016-2019 term. Gross is well-positioned for this prestigious role, continuing the Federation’s 110+ year tradition of strong volunteer leadership. Gross brings significant professional experience as a principal at Gross Builders and many years of extensive volunteer leadership involvement.

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04/13/2016

112th Annual Meeting Inspires

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Awards

112th Annual Meeting Inspires

What a night! Over 300 community members joined together to celebrate the strength of a community and the power of a people at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's 112th Annual Meeting, honoring two of Cleveland's most respected leaders.

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