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10/03/2022

Lapid Meeting 'Not Something We Take For Granted'

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Lapid Meeting 'Not Something We Take For Granted'

Prior to his U.N. General Assembly address, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid met with about 35 leaders from the Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Sept. 21, including current and former Clevelanders.

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09/19/2022

Beit Shean Group Listens, Learns During Visit To Area Sites

Tags: Federation, Israel

Beit Shean Group Listens, Learns During Visit To Area Sites

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland welcomed a delegation of young professionals from Cleveland’s sister city Beit Shean during the week of Sept. 6 through Sept. 13.

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09/06/2022

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform in Cleveland for First Time with New Music Director, Lahav Shani

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Arts

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform in Cleveland for First Time with New Music Director, Lahav Shani

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will kick off the community’s “Israel at 75” celebration series with a performance by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) on November 12, 2022 at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Concert Hall - Severance Music Center. The IPO has performed in Cleveland only twice before – most recently in 2015.

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08/29/2022

Israeli Glass Artist Kaffeman Showcased at Federation, CIA

Tags: Federation, Arts, Israel

Israeli Glass Artist Kaffeman Showcased at Federation, CIA

As her exhibition “If You Thirst for a Homeland” is on display at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Roe Green Gallery in Beachwood, the Federation will bring Israeli glass artist Dafna Kaffeman for a one-week artist-in-residence stay from Sept. 6 through 11.

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08/26/2022

Teenshinim Spend Summer at Schechter in the Sun Camp

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Family

Teenshinim Spend Summer at Schechter in the Sun Camp

The Cleveland Jewish community welcomed six Teenshinim from the Israeli community of Beit Shean/Valley of Springs in early July – the first delegation from Israel to Cleveland in more than two years. The Teenshinim is a program for high school juniors interested in applying for a year of service in North America or Israel.

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08/25/2022

Onward Opens Doors for Clevelanders in Israel

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel

Isaac Weiss traveled to Israel this summer for the fourth time, but this trip was different from any he had taken in the past.

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08/09/2022

5 Questions With … Oren Jacobson

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel

5 Questions With … Oren Jacobson

We sat down with Oren Jacobson, co-founder and executive director of Project Shema to discuss the Israel/Palestine conflict and antisemitism.

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07/25/2022

Jewish Cleveland Celebrates Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Video

Jewish Cleveland Celebrates Israel

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland celebrated the 74th Birthday of Israel at Yom Ha'atzmaut.

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07/22/2022

WATCH: Federation Briefing on the Ethiopian Jewish Community

Tags: Federation, Live, Overseas, Israel

WATCH: Federation Briefing on the Ethiopian Jewish Community

Our community heard a briefing on the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel from Jeffrey J. Wild, Federation vice chair, and Erika B. Rudin-Luria, Federation president.

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07/05/2022

Federation Leaders Join ‘Powerful’ Ethiopian Aliyah Mission

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Israel

Federation Leaders Join ‘Powerful’ Ethiopian Aliyah Mission

As many were enjoying time off with their families over Memorial Day weekend, dozens of leaders from Jewish federations across North America, including Jewish Federation of Cleveland President Erika Rudin-Luria and vice chair Jeffrey Wild, embarked on a mission to Ethiopia to join a group of 180 Ethiopian Jews making aliyah.

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