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05/18/2017

Mensch of the Month: Meet Peter Haas

Tags: Federation, Volunteer

Mensch of the Month: Meet Peter Haas

Find out how Dr. Peter Haas of Shaker Heights is making an IMPACT! by volunteering.

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05/18/2017

Age is Just a Number

Tags: Federation, PR, Teens

Age is Just a Number

In pre-school, we are taught that sharing is caring. While in this context, the advice relates to sharing toys and books. As a Jewish teen, I relate this message to philanthropy.

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05/15/2017

Woman of Achievement: Anita Gray

Tags: Federation, PR, Awards, Women

Woman of Achievement: Anita Gray

“If a problem crosses your path, you have the ability to solve it. Nothing should be ignored.”

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05/15/2017

Young Families: Meet the Stern Family

Tags: Federation, Education, Family

Young Families: Meet the Stern Family

After relocating from Israel, Ali and Noam Stern of University Heights enjoy the taking walks in the Metroparks with their son, Ori, and spending time together at the Mandel JCC.

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05/15/2017

40 Cleveland Leaders to Visit Israel

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas

40 Cleveland Leaders to Visit Israel

Forty Cleveland nonprofit leaders will travel in July to Israel, via the new Thomas and Joann Adler Civic Leaders Israel Mission.

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05/15/2017

Horwitz to Receive Honor

Tags: Federation, PR, Women

Horwitz to Receive Honor

In the last year, Gayle Horwitz, a South Euclid resident, has learned about the complexities of what it’s like to move as a refugee to the United States. She also made a new family of friends.

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05/11/2017

Young Leaders Help Rebuild St. Petersburg

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Leadership

Young Leaders Help Rebuild St. Petersburg

Imagine learning you are Jewish – at age 30. What would you do?

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05/10/2017

Books for Beit Shean

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adult

Books for Beit Shean

Katie Spector of Mentor is a MASA Israel Teaching Fellow, a 10-month post-college volunteer program, part of I-Connect, an initiative of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. She is helping Israel elementary school age children learn to speak and read English in Cleveland’s sister city of Beit Shean. She also gets to live it like a local in Beit Shean, and immerse herself in its warm and welcoming community.

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05/10/2017

A Father/Daughter Bond in Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adult, Volunteer

 A Father/Daughter Bond in Israel

Rachel Lieberman of Shaker Heights has been volunteering in Israel for the past six months through Masa Israel, a post-college service program, part of I-Connect, an initiative of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. Through Masa, Rachel is helping Ethiopian Israelis learn to read and write English at the Yahel Social Change Program in Ramat Eliyahu.

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05/05/2017

Teens Grant 42,500 for Community Needs

Tags: Teens, PR, Federation

Teens Grant 42,500 for Community Needs

40 Jewish high school juniors and seniors representing public and private high schools across Cleveland have come together to recommend grants totaling $42,500 to 10 organizations for crucial programs in the Jewish and general community through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2016-2017 Maurice Saltzman Youth Panel.

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