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05/04/2016

Israeli Singing Star Rita at Yom Ha'atzmaut

Tags: PR, Holidays, Israel, Events

Israeli Singing Star Rita at Yom Ha'atzmaut

ED WITTENBERG CJN Staff Reporter Rita, a native of Iran who is one of Israel’s most famous female singers, is trying to create a bond between Iranians and Israelis through her music.

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05/04/2016

Survivors Honored, Victims Remembered

Tags: Israel, Events, Holidays, Federation, Family

More than 800 people gathered to honor the survivors of the Holocaust and remember those who perished in it at Cleveland’s annual Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah commemoration May 4 at Green Road Synagogue in Beachwood.

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05/03/2016

Mandel Jewish Day School Israel Blog

Tags: Teens, Israel, Overseas

Mandel Jewish Day School Israel Blog

8th Graders at Mandel Jewish Day School are embarking on an Israel journey – read about their experience here!

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05/03/2016

Honoring Israeli Soldiers, Terror Victims

Tags: Israel, Events, Holidays, Federation, Family

Honoring Israeli Soldiers, Terror Victims

Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of terrorism will be honored at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Yom Hazikaron ceremony at 7 p.m. May 10 at the Mandel Jewish Community Center in Beachwood.

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05/03/2016

Mandel JDS 8th Graders in Israel

Tags: Partner, Israel, Family, Teens, Overseas, PR

Mandel JDS 8th Graders in Israel

On the last Friday before Spring Break, the 8th grade class of Mandel JDS (along with their parents, and the entire school) stood proudly in front of the Israeli flag, singing Hatikvah, Israel’s national anthem. This tradition, commemorating the eighth grade’s upcoming voyage to Israel, has been around for nearly as long as the annual pilgrimage itself.

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04/01/2016

A Partnership that Enriches Thousands

Tags: Federation, Video, Israel, Overseas

A Partnership that Enriches Thousands

For 20 years, we have been working in partnership with our sister city, Beit Shean and the Valley of Springs. Together, we have enriched the lives of thousands.

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03/31/2016

Good Sportsmanship

Tags: Israel, PR, Teens, Beit Shean

Good Sportsmanship

For his mitzvah project, a Beachwood boy enlists help of local sports teams to cheer and support at-risk

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03/31/2016

400+ Celebrate Our Partnership!

Tags: Israel, Federation

400+ Celebrate Our Partnership!

Cleveland loves Beit Shean! The energy was electric at our Celebrate our Partnership event, where 400+ people gathered to celebrate the 20-year anniversary of the partnership between Cleveland and our sister city of Beit Shean and Valley of Springs, Israel.

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03/31/2016

Beit Shean Partnership Celebrated by 400+

Tags: Israel, Federation, PR

Beit Shean Partnership Celebrated by 400+

Bobby Goldberg looked out at the crowd – 400-plus, many streaming out of the Mandel Jewish Community Center’s Stonehill Auditorium, some still dancing to lively Israeli music – as the Jewish Federation of Cleveland celebrated 20 years of friendship and partnership with Beit Shean.

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03/31/2016

Security Mission to Israel

Tags: Israel, Federation, PR, Security

Security Mission to Israel

Jim Hartnett, director of community-wide security for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, said attending the first Secure Community Network Mission to Israel was a valuable experience for him.

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