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11/23/2015

300+ Celebrate Giving at Tzedakah Party

Tags: Young Adults, Campaign, Federation, Women, Family

300+ Celebrate Giving at Tzedakah Party

Our first snow day of the season didn't stop over 300 little ones and their families from giving thanks, giving back, and giving tzedakah at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Tzedakah Party!

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11/20/2015

Clevelander Joins PJ Our Way Team

Tags: PJ Library, Federation, Blog, Teens, Family, Women

Clevelander Joins PJ Our Way Team

CLEVELAND – Madeline (Maddie) McCann, 10, of Beachwood 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.

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11/10/2015

Tzedakah Party Teaches Value of Giving

Tags: Campaign, PR, Family, Women, Federation

Tzedakah Party Teaches Value of Giving

CLEVELAND – November is a time to give thanks. At the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and PJ Library’s Tzedakah Party, families with children 4 years and younger will celebrate giving, enjoy gratitude-themed arts and crafts, participate in interactive PJ Library® story times, and have an action-packed opportunity to give tzedakah. This free event takes place on Sunday, November 22 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Federation’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building, 25701 Science Park Drive in Beachwood.

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09/18/2015

Cleveland Kids Give Back

Tags: PJ Library, Family, Federation, Women, Teens

Cleveland Kids Give Back

Jacob and Charlie have been giving tzedakah (charity) for as long as they can remember. Their mom, Heather, puts a tzedakah box on the table every Shabbat and they happily share their nickels and dimes. As little kids, they loved hearing a little plunk as the coins fell through the slit in the box. For years now, they know, because their mom tells them, that each little plunk is a mitzvah (good deed) that they can feel proud of.

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09/18/2015

jHUB Offers Path to Jewish Connection

Tags: Interfaith, Young Adults, Family, Education, Federation, PR

Many families are searching for their path to a Jewish connection and celebration, said Rabbi Melinda Mersack of Solon.

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09/17/2015

All About jHUB

Tags: Interfaith, Young Adults, Family, Education, Federation, PR

Melinda Mersack at jHUB High Holiday Event.

Little ones and their families learned all about Rosh Hashanah during an interfaith event co-sponsored by jHUB and Park Synagogue in Cleveland Heights and Pepper Pike. At “Heading into the High Holidays – Let’s Get Ready to Celebrate,” held last month at Horseshoe Lake Pavilion in Shaker Heights, families gathered for Rosh Hashanah activities including singing, story time and a trip to the lake.

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09/17/2015

Interfaith event prepares families for High Holy Days

Tags: Interfaith, Young Adults, Family, Education, Federation, PR

Interfaith event prepares families for High Holy Days

Little ones and their families learned all about Rosh Hashanah during an interfaith event co-sponsored by jHUB and Park Synagogue in Cleveland Heights and Pepper Pike. At “Heading into the High Holidays – Let’s Get Ready to Celebrate,” held last month at Horseshoe Lake Pavilion in Shaker Heights, families gathered for Rosh Hashanah activities including singing, story time and a trip to the lake.

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09/10/2015

Building Jewish Identity

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Family, Women, Partner, Teens

Building Jewish Identity

In the early 20th century my great-great grandfather Ya’akov Kopleman left Lithuania for the Promised Land and became one of Israel’s first settlers.

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09/09/2015

Meet Cleveland’s New Shin Shins!

Tags: Israel, Teens, Young Adults, Women, Family, Overseas

Meet the Israeli teens who join us in Cleveland for one year to teach our community about Israeli life and culture. The Shin Shins (Israeli emissaries) are young adults who just graduated high school and have come to volunteer in our community prior to their service in the Israeli Army. They are excited to represent Israel in Cleveland and invite you to reach out especially if you have a teenager at home – whether it’s joining your family for a Shabbat dinner or grabbing a cup of coffee – they are excited to make a personal connection with you! They will be volunteering with congregations and various teen programs in Cleveland so we hope they meet your family.

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09/01/2015

Campaign Launch Focuses on Future

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Women, Teens, Young Adults, Family, Overseas, Advocacy

Campaign Launch Focuses on Future

Thursday, September 10, 2015 marks the launch of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2016 Campaign for Jewish Needs, which is the annual fundraising Campaign that supports our community’s vitality and vibrancy in the year ahead. The event is open to the public. Doors open 7:00 p.m. on September 10, 2015 at the Mandel Jewish Community Center (26001 S. Woodland Road in Beachwood).

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