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10/20/2016

Jewish Summer Camp with Int'l Flavor

Tags: Teens, Kids, Family, Partners, Overseas

Jewish Summer Camp with Int'l Flavor

Every summer, 1,500 young Jews from 20 countries travel to rural Hungary to attend Camp Szarvas. Funded in part by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee, a Federation partner agency, Szarvas merges the fun of sleepaway camp with the celebration of Jewish peoplehood.

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08/10/2016

Shinshinim Bring Israeli Culture to CLE

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

Shinshinim Bring Israeli Culture to CLE

For the past 11 ½ months, four Israeli teenagers have been serving as emissaries in Greater Cleveland to educate the Jewish community about Israeli life and culture, with a focus on connecting with other teens.

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04/22/2016

PJ Library Partners with Yehuda Matzos

Tags: Family, Kids, PJ Library, Federation

PJ Library Partners with Yehuda Matzos

PJ Library has a new partner: Yehuda Matzos, an Israeli company touting the Jewish literacy program this Passover season.

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03/11/2016

New Chapter in Reading, Friendship

Tags: Federation, Blog, Family, Kids, PJ Library

New Chapter in Reading, Friendship

For many of the children attending a recent PJ Library gathering, the Chagrin Falls Fire Station was the most exciting destination they could imagine. Some came dressed in their red firefighter' s costumes, complete with helmets, coats and boots, while others were happy to put on firefighter helmets given to them by the fire station. They watched carefully as firefighter Tim Alder demonstrated how to put on gear to fight fires. They also loved the fire trucks tour.

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02/04/2016

Meet Our PJ Engagement Ambassadors!

Tags: Federation, Blog, Family, Kids, PJ Library

Meet Our PJ Engagement Ambassadors!

Did you know? Three #JewishCleveland moms are making it easy for new moms and all kinds of Jewish families in Twinsburg, Aurora, and Chagrin Falls to connect to each other and kid-friendly Cleveland. They are the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s PJ Library Engagement Ambassadors, and they can’t wait to get to know you. Meet them here.

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01/27/2016

Meet Ariel, One Happy Camper

Tags: Teens, Kids, Family, Partners

Meet Ariel, One Happy Camper

Multiple disabilities, including cerebral palsy, do not stop 19-year-old Ariel from being happy but returning home from Jewish summer camp does.

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01/15/2016

We are a United Community

Tags: Teens, Kids, Holidays, Overseas, Federation

We are a United Community

The last day of Chanukah this year was extra special.

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01/06/2016

Sharing My Joy with My Community

Tags: Teens, Kids, Blog, Family, Volunteer, Holidays

Sharing My Joy with My Community

My name is Tyler Moses and I am 13 years old. I live in Orange Village and go to the University School (US).

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01/04/2016

Tu B'Shevat in Snowy Cleveland

Tags: Family, Kids, PJ Library, Interfaith, Holidays, Federation, Blog

Tu B'Shevat in Snowy Cleveland

Tu B’Shevat is around the corner. As 10-year-old Gabe says, it’s hard to celebrate the “festival of trees” in Cleveland this time of year when the ground is covered in snow. Youngsters like Gabe understand the importance of this holiday through Federation-supported programs like PJ Our Way and our Community Relations Committee’s (CRC) Interfaith Tu B’Shevat Seder. Read how Gabe learned about the values of Tu B’Shevat right here in snowy Cleveland:

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01/01/2016

Ensuring a Jewish Future

Tags: Planned Giving, Charitable Giving, Family, Kids, Teens

Ensuring a Jewish Future

Today's Jewish camper is tomorrow's Jewish leader, which is why philanthropists Michael and Anita Siegal are investing in the next generation and endowing a Jewish summer camp program: it's important to the future of the Jewish community.

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