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02/05/2020

Young Leadership Division Microgrant Program December 2019 Recipients

Tags: Federation, Young Leadership Division, YLD, Young Adults, Awards, Leadership

Young Leadership Division Microgrant Program December 2019 Recipients

Mazel tov to the December 2019 Young Leadership Division Microgrant Program Recipients

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02/05/2020

73rd Annual Meeting of the Community Relations Committee

Tags: Federation, CRC, College, Advocacy, Education, Leadership

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host a panel discussion on civility and discourse on college campuses at the 73rd Annual Meeting of the Federation’s Community Relations Committee (CRC) and Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture.

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01/31/2020

Leaving Beit Shean with a Full Heart

Tags: Federation, Israel, Israel & Overseas, Beit Shean, Blogs, Education

Leaving Beit Shean with a Full Heart

Teaching English in Beit Shean, Israel proved to be an amazing and overwhelming experience for Sarah Marek - something that will stay with her for the rest of her life.

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01/22/2020

Reporting on & Advocating for Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Israel & Overseas, College, Onward, Overseas, CRC

Reporting on & Advocating for Israel

The experience of participating in Onward Israel helped Naomi to be able to combat BDS on her college campus as well as land a job in the field.

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01/21/2020

What's Happening in February

Tags: Federation, YLD, jHUB, Israel, CIAC, CRC

What's Happening in February

A meaningful evening with YLD and jHUB, an important discussion on civility & discourse on college campuses, and an open house with Israeli art - there's something for everyone in February!

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01/15/2020

A New Law Brings Important Changes to your IRA

Tags: Federation, tax, Planned Giving, legacy, Philanthropy

A New Law Brings Important Changes to your IRA

Updates on how the SECURE Act affects retirement plans. How this new law brings important changes to your IRA.

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01/15/2020

Five Questions with Dr. Maya Lugassi

Tags: Federation, Israel & Overseas, Overseas, Israel, Education, Beit Shean

Five Questions with Dr. Maya Lugassi

Dr. Maya Lugassi is the senior director of Pedagogy and Professional Development at Beit Yatziv, one of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) educational partners in Israel. She recently traveled to Cleveland as part of a delegation of Israeli educators, administrators, and municipal leadership to learn from Cleveland STEM education experts on ways to further implement STEM curriculum in Israel’s geographic and socio-economic periphery, including Cleveland’s sister community of Beit Shean and the Valley of Springs.

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01/13/2020

Rediscovering Judaism at Summer Camp

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Russia, Israel & Overseas, Israel

Rediscovering Judaism at Summer Camp

There was a time Vita didn’t know she was Jewish. Today, she is helping Jewish Clevelanders strengthen their Judaism.

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01/09/2020

YLD Names New Board Chair, Vice Board Chair, Adds 12 New Members to its Board

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

YLD Names New Board Chair, Vice Board Chair, Adds 12 New Members to its Board

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) announced the appointment of Cameron Orlean as board chair and Abbie Pappas as board vice chair, effective January 2020. Cameron served as the YLD’s board vice chair last year. He succeeds Dayna Orlean in this role. YLD connects Jewish young adults, ages 22 – 45, to each other and the community through social, volunteer, leadership, and philanthropic activities.

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01/07/2020

Premiere Summer Internship Program in Tel Aviv for Young Adults

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas

Premiere Summer Internship Program in Tel Aviv for Young Adults

Applications are now open for Onward Israel, a prestigious eight-week summer internship program in Tel Aviv for Jewish Cleveland young adults. The Jewish Federation of Cleveland, in partnership with Masa Israel Journey and The Jewish Agency for Israel, are now selecting college students and recent college graduates, ages 19 – 27, to live and intern in Tel Aviv from June 10 – August 4, 2020.

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