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02/20/2023

IsraAID Global CEO To Highlight Federation CRC Meeting

Tags: Federation, Israel, Advocacy

IsraAID Global CEO To Highlight Federation CRC Meeting

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s community relations committee is hoping for record-breaking attendance at this year’s 76th Annual Meeting and Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture with featured speaker, Yotam Polizer, Global CEO of IsraAID.

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02/14/2023

Experience Israel With The Jewish Federation Of Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Israel, Young Adults, Overseas, Video, I-connect

Experience Israel With The Jewish Federation Of Cleveland

Elle Henig, manager of international experiences, explains all the programs you can experience in Israel with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. Israel programs can vary from 10 days to 10 months, and can include anything from sight-seeing, volunteering, or work experience.

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02/08/2023

Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver Speech to the United Nations

Tags: Israel

Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver Speech to the United Nations

Without the tireless efforts of Rabbi Abba Hillel Silver, spiritual leader of The Temple-Tifereth Israel for 46 years, there might not be the State of Israel. His brilliant oratory at the United Nations as chairman of the American Section of the Jewish Agency and his persistent lobbying of key political figures were crucial to the UN passing a measure in November 1947 to partition Palestine and establish a Jewish state. Read a transcript of his speech now:

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02/08/2023

From Rallies to Capital to Hands-On: Federation and Israel

Tags: Israel

The Jewish Community Federation of Cleveland has been considered the central address of the local Jewish community for over a century. The organization has also supported the needs of Israel and its population for almost as long. But while Federation's support of Israel has been constant, the manner in which it provides that support has evolved over the past 60 years.

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01/18/2023

Meet the 2022 ShinShinim & Shaliach

Tags: Federation, Israel, Teens, Young Adults

Meet the 2022 ShinShinim & Shaliach

Bringing Israel to Cleveland: Our community is lucky to host community ShinShinim and Shlichim (Israeli emissaries). These young adults spend the year living in Cleveland, bringing Israeli life and culture to our community. Get to know our 2022-23 group below:

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12/12/2022

Onward Israel Opens Doors For College Students

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

Onward Israel Opens Doors For College Students

LAVAA, a digital health company in Israel, has hired three Clevelanders who interned with the startup over the summer through the Cleveland Onward Israel program with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.

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11/04/2022

Upcoming Events for You

Tags: Federation, Young Families, Overseas, Arts, Young Adults, Israel, Volunteer

Upcoming Events for You

We hope to see you at one of our many November events! This month, we're welcoming the world-renowned Israel Philharmonic to Cleveland, celebrating the generosity of our community at 2023 Campaign for Jewish Needs events, volunteering together to make our community stronger, and more!

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11/03/2022

Israel Philharmonic Helps Federation Kick Off Israel’s 75th Anniversary

Tags: Federation, Israel, Arts

Israel Philharmonic Helps Federation Kick Off Israel’s 75th Anniversary

As the state of Israel approaches its 75th anniversary as an independent state on May 14, 2023, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland is kicking off a yearlong celebration of events with the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra.

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10/21/2022

Dollars Given Locally Help Around the World, Too

Tags: Federation, Blog, Overseas, Israel

Dollars Given Locally Help Around the World, Too

Almost five weeks ago, I walked into the Addis Ababa airport to greet 209 Ethiopian Jews who were about to make aliyah, ending the wait their families had endured for generations – to fulfill the promise of making their way to Jerusalem “delivered on the wings of eagles.” The strength, courage and focus of these men, women, and children were every bit as steadfast as the wings on the airplane that was about to fly four hours to Israel, where their dreams would finally come true.

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10/07/2022

Israeli Program Helping Kids Succeed

Tags: Federation, Israel

Israeli Program Helping Kids Succeed

As a kid growing up in Kibbutz Kfar Ruppin in the Valley of Springs, Maayan Cohen struggled with significant social and personal difficulties. Because of the many difficulties he was facing, Maayan was integrated into the Youth Futures program when he began fifth grade. As a participant in the program, Maayan was assigned a mentor, an emotional and social coach, who worked closely with him for three years in school and during afterschool hours, to help him acquire the tools and self-confidence he needed to realize his potential and succeed.

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