My dad is Jewish and my mom is Catholic. I went to Catholic school from Pre-K through 12th grade. We hardly ever went to synagogue growing up. However, I started attending Shabbat services with my dad during high school and began to feel an extra sense of fulfillment.
I was home in Cleveland for winter break; that’s when I made a decision that would change my life forever. I applied for Onward Israel, an internship program, supported by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.
One of my favorite things about being a Clevelander is the unwavering pride and fierce loyalty people who were born and raised here have in this city.
This year, we asked people in our community what they care about. They shared why they love our local partner agencies.
This #GivingTuesday, make a gift to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and join a global movement to give to the charity of your choice on November 29.
A close friend who is a cancer survivor sends an email asking you to sponsor her for a Run/Walk supporting an organization that provides services for cancer patients and their families. You are somewhat familiar with the charity, but have not supported it before. How long does it take to decide to make a donation?
It's the ultimate gift - to give of yourself. This year, Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board member, Roe Green, is being honored for her years of generosity.
“It’s nice to see my generation can make an impact in this community - and that impact happens in a big way.”
If you are like me – Jewish, female, and a baby boomer – you are part of a growing group of women philanthropists transforming the Jewish world.