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04/04/2018

Reflecting on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Impact

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Reflecting on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s Impact

The Federation's Community Relations Committee (CRC) works with people of all faiths and ethnicities to build a more just and civil society through advocacy, volunteer, and community building initiatives. 50 years after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, members of the CRC commemorate his life and reflect on his impact.

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04/02/2018

Cleveland Hosts Jewish Communal Professionals from St. Petersburg

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Cleveland Hosts Jewish Communal Professionals from St. Petersburg

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland played host in February to a delegation of 21 top Jewish communal professionals from Cleveland’s sister city of St. Petersburg, Russia. Close to 20 years ago, Cleveland entered into a strategic partnership with the Jewish community of St. Petersburg to help sustain and renew Jewish life. The purpose of this visit was to learn how to utilize lay leaders as partners to set community priorities and meet current and future needs, a novel concept to those in Russia. The gathering also permitted the exchange of ideas concerning leadership, culture, politics and things both lofty and mundane.

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04/02/2018

Cory’s Story

Tags: Federation, Arts

Cory’s Story

Over the years, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland has accumulated an extensive Israeli and Jewish art collection. And thanks to our recent Cleveland Israel Arts Connection intern, Cory Irwin, we are able to learn the stories behind each piece. During his six month internship, Cory cataloged the art collection and researched the history of each piece.

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03/30/2018

The Musical Theater Project Drenches Itself in ‘Milk and Honey’

Tags: Federation, Arts

The Musical Theater Project Drenches Itself in ‘Milk and Honey’

The Musical Theatre Project – which documents and celebrates the history of the American musical theater art form through Cleveland-area concerts and cabaret performances – will be telling the story behind the Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical “Milk and Honey.”

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03/29/2018

Job Description: Update on Succession Plan for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland

Tags: Federation

As you know, Steve Hoffman has decided to retire on December 31, 2018 after almost 35 years as our president. Since making this announcement earlier this year, the Search Committee has been working with Deborah Smith, a long-time consultant to Jewish Federations of North America who has assisted numerous Jewish communities through the process we have begun. We also have recently retained Howard & O’Brien, an executive search firm based in Cleveland, to help vet candidates and manage our deliberate, thoughtful, and seamless leadership transition process.

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03/28/2018

Volunteers Needed: Spring Cemetery Cleanup on April 29

Tags: Federation, PR, Volunteer

Volunteers Needed: Spring Cemetery Cleanup on April 29

There is no greater mitzvah (good deed) than caring for those who came before us. Volunteers are needed for the Annual Spring Cemetery Cleanup hosted by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Jewish Volunteer Network and the Commission on Cemetery Preservation (COCP). The event will take place on Sunday, April 29 from 9:30 – 11:30 am at Chesed Shel Emeth (3740 Ridge Road, Cleveland), also known as Ridge Rd. #1.

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03/27/2018

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on April 11

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR

Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah on April 11

An estimated 770 Holocaust survivors live in the Cleveland area. Our community will honor these survivors and remember those who perished during the Holocaust at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Kol Israel Foundation’s Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah. Join us on Wednesday, April 11 at 7:00 pm at Park Synagogue Main, 3300 Mayfield Road in Cleveland Heights. This annual event is free and open to the community.

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03/26/2018

Celebrating Israel at 70 with "70 Facts about Israel"

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas, PR, Families, Kids, Teens, Women, Young Adults

Celebrating Israel at 70 with "70 Facts about Israel"

Want to impress your friends with your trivia skills? Check out these 70 facts about Israel, in celebration of Israel's milestone anniversary of independence!

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03/23/2018

Cleveland, Israeli Tech Leaders Talk Women in STEM

Tags: Israel, Federation, Overseas, Women, PR, Advocacy

Cleveland, Israeli Tech Leaders Talk Women in STEM

Women make up more than half of the college-educated workforce in the United States, but hold only 24 percent of science, technology, engineering and math jobs.

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03/22/2018

Clevelanders, Israelis Discuss the Role of Women in STEM

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, Education, Women

Clevelanders, Israelis Discuss the Role of Women in STEM

Uplifting, inspiring, engaging: community leaders, elected officials, and special guests from across our diverse city joined an esteemed panel to look at the role of women in STEM at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee.

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