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07/16/2019

Creating a Local and Global Jewish Community of Doers

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

Creating a Local and Global Jewish Community of Doers

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Overseas Connections Committee (OCC) and the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI) recently teamed up to bring “248,” an innovative and hands-on program, to North America and Jewish Cleveland.

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07/16/2019

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

Tags: Federation, Video, Arts, Israel, Overseas

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

When Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, better known in the dance world as “Mr. Gaga,” ventured to Cuba the dancers of Malpaso Dance Company were somewhat apprehensive. Afterall, Naharin was known to be very demanding. But upon his arrival in Havana, the dancers found him to be very charming.

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07/10/2019

Making Connections in Cleveland and Israel

Tags: Federation, Video, Israel, Overseas

Making Connections in Cleveland and Israel

The Jewish Federation Cleveland recently traveled to Israel with a delegation of nearly 80 business leaders across Greater Cleveland. The mission is designed to show Cleveland leaders the beauty, history, religious and cultural significance, and complexities of Israel. By doing so, these leaders were able to create meaningful connections between one another and with Israel.

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07/09/2019

Civic Leaders Bring Lessons from Israel Back to Cleveland

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Civic Leaders Bring Lessons from Israel Back to Cleveland

BEIT SHEAN, Israel – Israel may not have too many natural resources to provide power to its people.

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07/09/2019

Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Tags: Israel, Federation, Overseas, Advocacy

Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Thirty-nine esteemed Cleveland civic leaders are in Israel on the Adler Civic Leaders Israel Mission. This biennial mission, launched by Thomas and Joann Adler of Shaker Heights, was established through an endowment at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The purpose is to expose leadership from across Cleveland to Israel’s innovative approaches to economic and community development, education and support of at-risk and disadvantaged populations, and to create opportunities for partnership with each other and Israeli counterparts.

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06/28/2019

Israeli Troupe Davai Takes Center Stage at BorderLight Festival

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Arts

Israeli Troupe Davai Takes Center Stage at BorderLight Festival

Shakespeare believed that all the world’s a stage, but only Edinburgh, Adelaide, Prague and a dozen or so other world cities offer international theater and fringe festivals. Add Cleveland to that list.

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06/24/2019

From “The Land” to the Vatican: Federation-Supported Initiative Presented to Pope Francis

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

From “The Land” to the Vatican: Federation-Supported Initiative Presented to Pope Francis

General Mansour abu Rashid, chairman of the Amman Center for Peace and Development, left a lasting impression of hope on the Cleveland Jewish community when he visited in November 2018 to discuss “Israeli Jordanian Peace: How Did We Get Here & Where is it Going?” For the last 16 years, his message of peace has traveled the world, and most recently, caught the attention of the Vatican and Pope Francis.

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06/21/2019

Israel Security Trip Provides Bonus for Law Enforcement

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel

Israel Security Trip Provides Bonus for Law Enforcement

A recent trip to Israel geared for law enforcement did more than reinforce the need of current practices for Solon Police Chief Christopher Viland, it opened up communication between police chiefs of major cities with large Jewish populations.

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06/17/2019

Curator of "Growth & Change": Five Questions with A. Will Brown

Tags: Federation, Israel, Israel & Overseas, Arts

Curator of "Growth & Change": Five Questions with A. Will Brown

Salt can be used for many things. But have you ever thought of salt as art? World-renown, Israeli artists, Sigalit Landau and Yotam From have taken salt to new heights (and depths) as a medium for their art by submerging and preserving items with salt from the Dead Sea. Through photos, videos, and print, they’ve taken every day items like a challah cover, work boots, and more to create lasting works of art.

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05/28/2019

Five Questions with Youth Futures

Tags: Federation, Israel, Israel & Overseas

Five Questions with Youth Futures

Youth Futures, Ruthi Shenfeld and regional director, Shlomit Abergel discuss how they're mentoring at-risk youth in Israel

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