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04/15/2015

Gross Receives Eisenman Award

Tags: Awards, Federation, Video, Featured, PR

Gross Receives Eisenman Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland continued 90+ year tradition by recognizing the recipient of the distinguished Charles Eisenman Award for exceptional civic contributions: Harley I. Gross. The Federation honored Harley at the 111th Annual Meeting on April 14 at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation.

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04/15/2015

700+ Attend 111th Annual Meeting

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

700+ Attend 111th Annual Meeting

700+ filled the room and tuned in via Live Stream to celebrate the strength of our community at our 111th Annual Meeting!

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04/15/2015

2015 Irene Zehman Award Winners

Tags: Awards, Federation, Video, Featured, PR, Women

2015 Irene Zehman Award Winners

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland continued 90+ year tradition by recognizing the recipient of the distinguished Charles Eisenman Award for exceptional civic contributions: Harley I. Gross. The Federation honored Harley at the 111th Annual Meeting on April 14 at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation.

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04/14/2015

Memories Matter

Tags: Holidays, Federation, Blog

Passover and Easter are intimately intertwined in our history as the Last Supper was actually a Seder.

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04/06/2015

Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz

Tags: Arts, Blog, Federation

Women's Orchestra of Auschwitz

Maria Mandel was the SS commander of the women's camp at Auschwitz- Birkenau.

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04/03/2015

A Statement on the Iran Deal

Tags: Advocacy, Federation

The Jewish Federations of North America Urges Caution and Congressional Review of Any Iran Deal

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04/02/2015

Celebrating Freedom this Passover

Tags: Passover, Holidays, Federation, Blog

Passover and Easter are intimately intertwined in our history as the Last Supper was actually a Seder.

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04/01/2015

Cross-Continental Bonding

Tags: Young Adults, Federation, Russia, Overseas, Video

Cross-Continental Bonding

Recently, my two housemates and I hosted 20 young Jewish professionals from St. Petersburg, Russia in our home for Shabbat dinner, along with a small number of young Clevelanders.

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03/27/2015

A Passover Meal

Tags: Food, Holidays, Passover, Women, Teens, Family, Young Adults, Federation

A Passover Meal

Passover is synonymous with cleaning, shopping, and cooking. With all of the physical preparations, however, it’s easy to arrive spent and exhausted to the Passover Seder, and lose track of what Passover is really about - the retelling of the miraculous emancipation of our ancestors from Egypt, and the celebration of our transformation from slaves to a self-determining nation of free men and women.

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03/26/2015

Passover in Paris

Tags: France, Holidays, Blog, Federation, Passover

Passover in Paris

As you may know, France has the largest Jewish population in Europe and the third largest Jewish population in the world. The vast majority are Sephardi and came from North Africa and the Mediterranean region. There has been a Jewish presence in France since the beginning of the Middle Ages. In fact, France was the first country in Europe to emancipate the Jews during the French Revolution.

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