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02/15/2021

How to See the World From Your Couch

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Israel, Overseas

How to See the World From Your Couch

I wanted to start off by saying that I am grateful to the Jewish Federation for hosting the YLD One-Click Trips. These three events allowed me and other Clevelanders to talk to and connect with people from around the world.

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02/10/2021

Federation, Onward Israel to Resume In-person Tel Aviv Program

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Federation, Onward Israel to Resume In-person Tel Aviv Program

COVID-19 brought the world to a screeching halt in 2020, but on top of closed businesses, digitized schools and canceled trips, the virus also impacted college students’ education.

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02/04/2021

WATCH: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

Tags: Federation, Live, Arts, Israel

WATCH: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

The Cleveland Israel Arts Connection was joined by Eran Polishuk, CEO and founder of Chapter Two Films, for a virtual three-part program to discuss “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Contemporary Israeli Cinema.”

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01/25/2021

WATCH: YLD One-Click Trip - The Russian Aliyah to Israel

Tags: Federation, Live, Israel, Russia, Young Adults

WATCH: YLD One-Click Trip - The Russian Aliyah to Israel

Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Young Leadership Division and Cleveland shlicha, Li-or Gersht, hosted us on a virtual mission to hear from Vadim Blumin who made aliyah from Russia to Israel.

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01/20/2021

WATCH: YLD One-Click Trip - Women Changemakers in the Arab Community in Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Live, Young Adults

WATCH: YLD One-Click Trip - Women Changemakers in the Arab Community in Israel

Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Young Leadership Division and Cleveland shlicha, Li-or Gersht joined us for a virtual trip to our sister city Beit Shean, Israel.

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12/28/2020

Personalized Connections through Cleveland Shin Shinim

Tags: Federation, Here for Good News, Israel, Overseas, Teens

Personalized Connections through Cleveland Shin Shinim

Each year, the core of @akiva's teen engagement work is our Shin Shinim program, where recent high school graduates from Israel join our community for the year to work with our high school students. The Shin Shinim become integral parts of our community, building relationships with their host families, the schools, and synagogues that they work in, and most of all, with the teens with whom they engage in one-on-one learning.

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09/28/2020

Virtual Gallery Tour of "Unfolding Nature: Dancing Through Waves"

Tags: Arts, Israel, Overseas, Video

Virtual Gallery Tour of "Unfolding Nature: Dancing Through Waves"

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland held the Cleveland premiere of the works of Israeli artist Shony Rivnay with the exhibition “Unfolding Nature: Dancing Through Waves" in the Roe Green Gallery. Watch a virtual gallery tour of the exhibit now.

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09/21/2020

Meet the Cleveland Shin Shinim

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Teens, Family, Kids, Partners

Shalom (Hello) to Guy, Ido, and Ori! These three Israeli teens are spending the next year in Cleveland as part of the Shin Shin program, a collaboration between the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Overseas Connections Committee, and Federation beneficiary agencies @Akiva and the Jewish Agency for Israel.

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09/03/2020

“Aurora” by Oded Zehavi: Conversation Plus Exclusive Concert Recording

Tags: Federation, Arts, Israel, Overseas, Video

“Aurora” by Oded Zehavi: Conversation Plus Exclusive Concert Recording

Hear exclusive concert audio from the world premiere of the chamber version of “Aurora” by Oded Zehavi. Performed by Mary Kay Fink, piccolo; Nicholas Underhill, piano; and Dylan Moffitt, percussion on March 1, 2020, as part of the Cleveland Chamber Collective.

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07/27/2020

Israel: A Home Away from Home

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

Israel: A Home Away from Home

I’m stronger. I’m independent. I’m lighter. I’m heavier. I’ve said yes. I’ve gained perspective. I’ve learned. I’ve grown.

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