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04/13/2018

Five Reflections from the AIPAC Policy Conference

Tags: Federation, Blog, Advocacy

Five Reflections from the AIPAC Policy Conference

Jewish Clevelander David Shifrin shares his reflections after attending the AIPAC Policy Conference in Washington, DC.

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03/21/2018

Quick Jewish Thought: Honoring Women of Valor

Tags: Women, Blog

International Women’s Day was held on March 8 and celebrated to honor the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women. It’s an official day to recognize women who have impacted and inspired us, and commemorate the movement for women’s rights.

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02/19/2018

Clevelanders Volunteer in Beit Shean

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel, Overseas, Volunteer

Clevelanders Volunteer in Beit Shean

With Volunteer Beit Shean, Jewish Clevelanders are immersing themselves in Israeli life while volunteering in Beit Shean/Valley of Springs, Cleveland’s sister city in Israel. They're helping the people of Beit Shean with daily hands-on volunteer opportunities, enjoying home hospitality, and visiting the city’s historic sites. Read their travel blog now!

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01/31/2018

Opening Doors Through Youth Futures

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Blog

Opening Doors Through Youth Futures

Eleven years ago, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and the Jewish Agency for Israel, a beneficiary agency of Federation, helped to establish Youth Futures – a mentoring program in Israel for at-risk youth. “The essence of Youth Futures is an in-depth mentorship between mentors and at-risk youth,” said Ya’ara Leitner Yagen, Regional Manager of Youth Futures in Israel.

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01/23/2018

Message from Danielle Wild, Women's Philanthropy Chair

Tags: Women, Blog

I remember getting my first phone call from Federation asking for a gift to the annual Campaign for Jewish Needs. I was in high school and remember thinking “Why are they asking ME?” I told my parents about the call, expecting them to wonder, like me, why they would be calling a high school student. Instead, they told me “Anytime that Federation calls you, you have to give whatever you can.” The next time they called, they had my pledge.

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01/23/2018

Travel Blog: Wolf Fellows Israel Mission

Tags: Blog

Travel Blog: Wolf Fellows Israel Mission

Shalom from Israel! Seventeen Federation staff members are on the Wolf Fellows Israel Seminar, experiencing all that Israel has to offer. Read about their experience now:

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01/10/2018

Saltzman Youth Panel Blog: The Importance of Balance

Tags: Federation, Teens, Philanthropy, Blog

Saltzman Youth Panel Blog: The Importance of Balance

The Saltzman Youth Panel educates Jewish Cleveland high school students like me about philanthropy. Together, this year’s cohort of 40 high school juniors and seniors will make decisions about allocating $42,500 to worthy organizations in the Jewish and general communities.

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11/26/2017

Thanksgiving Message from Stephen H. Hoffman

Tags: Federation, Blog, Campaign

“Over the river and through the woods to grandmother’s house we go”…actually I went to my sisters’ homes, and I took the only grandmother with me, my wife Amy. The horse didn’t know the way, so I just followed the Ohio and Pennsylvania turnpikes!

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11/21/2017

This #GivingTuesday, Give to Jewish Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Blog, Campaign

Tuesday, November 28 is Giving Tuesday. This year, give back to Jewish Cleveland through the 2018 Campaign for Jewish Needs!

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10/23/2017

Our #JewishCleveland: Dayna & Cameron Orlean

Tags: Federation, Blog, Leadership, Young Adults

Our #JewishCleveland: Dayna & Cameron Orlean

Our Jewish Cleveland story began about three years ago. We moved back to Northeast Ohio and were eager enough to get in touch with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) Director, Jessie Bruder.

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