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12/01/2016

Tzedakah with Kids

Tags: Education, Family, Women, Young Leadership

Tzedakah with Kids

With Giving Tuesday, end-of-year donations, and Hanukkah all happening this season, people have giving on their minds.

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11/30/2016

Young Families: Meet Tarah

Tags: Federation, Education, Family, Women, Young Leadership

Young Families: Meet Tarah

Tarah King is joining the Young Family Engagement Team with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland as the new PJ Library Engagement Ambassador for Chagrin Falls and North Solon. As a mom of two, she is excited to begin connecting with young Jewish families in the area.

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11/17/2016

Young Families Tzedakah Party, 12/4

Tags: Federation, PR, Campaign, Family, Education, PJ Library

Young Families Tzedakah Party, 12/4

Families are invited to celebrate giving at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and PJ Library® Young Families Tzedakah Party on Sunday, December 4 from 9:30 to 11:30 am at the Federation’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building (25701 Science Park Drive, Beachwood). This free event is ideal for families with children 5 and under. Older siblings and grandparents are also welcome to join the fun.

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11/15/2016

12 Activities for Raising Eco-Conscious Children

Tags: Education, Family, PJ Library

12 Activities for Raising Eco-Conscious Children

Conservation is not just for spring time chats on Earth Day--Hanukkah is also a great time to talk about protecting the environment.

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11/14/2016

Local Pre-Teen Selected for Design Team

Tags: Federation, PR, Family, PJ Library, Education

Local Pre-Teen Selected for Design Team

Dina Rubin has been selected to join the national PJ Our Way Design Team, a prestigious position through the PJ Our Way program that gives young people the opportunity to develop leadership skills, while connecting with other pre-teens across the country. Dina, age 9, lives in Orange Village with her mom, dad, and older brother Ari, who was also involved in PJ Our Way as a member of Cleveland’s Local Design Team.

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11/10/2016

Young Families: Meet the Novik Family

Tags: Federation, Education, Family, Women, Young Leadership

Young Families: Meet the Novik Family

PJ Library is more than receiving Jewish-themed books and attending events for families – it’s building a stronger Jewish future. Anna Novik is the Engagement Ambassador for Cleveland’s Russian Jewish community; her connection to PJ Library takes on a more meaningful role as she’s able to involve her sister, Ella, and two nephews, Michael and David. We spoke to Ella and Anna about how they’re rediscovering their own Jewish roots through PJ Library.

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10/28/2016

The Fieldman Family Visits Beit Shean

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Family, Education, PJ Library

The Fieldman Family Visits Beit Shean

As a member of the Federation's Overseas Connections Committee (OCC), and former Roslyn Z. Wolf JDC International Fellows stationed in St. Petersburg, Russia back in 2006-2007, my husband Matt and I have seen firsthand the life-changing work that the Cleveland Jewish community conducts through its partnership overseas in Russia. However, we recently had a chance to see first-hand the work that our community does to support our other sister city in Beit Shean, Israel.

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10/21/2016

What's Jewish About Baseball?

Tags: Education, Family, Women, Young Leadership

What's Jewish About Baseball?

Judaism has a lot of interesting connections to baseball.

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09/30/2016

New Year is Time to Thank Interfaith Families

Tags: Family, Education, Interfaith, Partners

New Year is Time to Thank Interfaith Families

Thank you: two simple words with tremendous meaning. Thank you for being part of our community. Thank you for raising your children with us. Thank you for being with us.

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09/30/2016

What My Road Trip Taught Me

Tags: Family, Education, Interfaith, Partners

What My Road Trip Taught Me

My husband and I took a weekend getaway to Toronto. Crossing the Peace Bridge into Canada, it struck me how only one lane was allowing entry into the United States, while several lanes were entering Canada. I wondered, “How welcoming does it feel to those who wish to enter the United States?”

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