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09/10/2015

Young Leaders Support Israel on Campus

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Women, Overseas, Teens, Israel, Advocacy

Young Leaders Support Israel on Campus

Meet Becky and Daniel. They are emerging leaders in our Jewish community. We thank them for speaking out for the Jewish people and the State of Israel. They are building Jewish identity, and it’s more important than ever.

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09/09/2015

Elul: the Month of Love

Tags: Dating, Women, Young Adults, Federation, Blog

Elul: the Month of Love

I am for my beloved and my beloved is for me (Ani L’Dodi V’Dodi Li). Some Jews are familiar with this phrase from Song of Songs. It is recited at weddings and inscribed on jewelry.

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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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09/01/2015

‘Violins of Hope’ is a Teaching Instrument

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

‘Violins of Hope’ is a Teaching Instrument

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is honored to be a partner in the Violins of Hope program, one of our most meaningful collaborations to date. Visit violinsofhopecle.org to see all events open to the public.

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08/28/2015

Fleisher Named 15-16 Wolf-JDC Int’l Fellow

Tags: Young Adults, Israel, Overseas, Partners, Federation

Fleisher Named 15-16 Wolf-JDC Int’l Fellow

Cleveland-born, Benjamin Fleisher (Ben), has been named the 2015-2016 Roslyn Z. Wolf Cleveland-JDC International Fellow and will participate in an exceptional opportunity to spend one year abroad, enriching the lives of disadvantaged children in Bat Yam, Israel.

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08/25/2015

Lessons of Caring

Tags: Federation, Cemetery, Giving, Blog

Lessons of Caring

As a little girl, Janet and her grandmother took street car rides to the Lansing Cemetery in Cleveland where they cleaned the graves and maintained the surroundings, ensuring the dignity of the departed. Janet Ghiandoni grew up in Cleveland Heights and visited Lansing with her grandmother several times a year. She distinctly remembers visiting the graves of many relatives she hardly knew anything about.

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08/25/2015

Agnon Receives $17M Gift, Name Change

Tags: Federation, Education, Mandel JDS, Partner

Agnon Receives $17M Gift, Name Change

Gift is largest in the school’s history and one of the largest across the country among Jewish Day Schools and will fund teacher compensation, professional development, facility improvements and new programs.

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08/25/2015

A Conversation with ‘Honest Reporting’

Tags: Israel, PR, Overseas, Advocacy, Federation

A Conversation with ‘Honest Reporting’

Gary Kenzer, national North American executive director of Honest Reporting, is urging supporters of Israel to become effective advocates who know how to spot biased news. Honest Reporting monitors news for bias and inaccuracy in the coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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08/25/2015

The Russian Connection

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

This October, 35 women from St. Petersburg, Russia, and 10 Russian-American women from Cleveland, Ohio, will travel together to Israel with the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project, in collaboration with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s St. Petersburg Partnership.

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