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02/08/2016

My Federation Story: Together, We Can

Tags: Women, Federation, Blog, Israel, Overseas, Leadership

My Federation Story: Together, We Can

One of my first memorable Federation experiences was when I went on a young adult mission to Israel 11 years ago. I’d never been to Israel. I was hesitant to leave my children but something in me said “just go, it will be worth it.” And, it was! Israel was simply beautiful. It moved me.

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11/24/2015

Accepting Nominations: Charles Eisenman Award

Tags: Leadership

The Charles Eisenman Award, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s highest civic honor, was first awarded in 1924 by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland to recognize individuals or organizations for exceptional civic contributions.

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11/19/2015

400+ Attend YLD Big Event

Tags: Young Adults, Campaign, Federation, Leadership, Video

400+ Attend YLD Big Event

Thank you, #JewishCleveland for an awesome Saturday night at The Big Event, YLD's signature fundraising event of the year! 400+ young adults celebrated our community and our Campaign with drinks, eats, and live music, plus a personal and powerful story from Event Co-Chair, Sam Krichevsky.

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11/17/2015

“20/20 Vision” Celebrates Cleveland

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Leadership, Young Adults, Women

“20/20 Vision” Celebrates Cleveland

Thank you to everyone who came out to celebrate Cleveland! “We have many finish lines to cross, many victories to celebrate, and many marathons to run,” said Steven Litt, who joined fellow panelists Joseph D. Roman and Karen Gahl-Mills, along with moderator Ira C. Kaplan to discuss our city's accomplishments and challenges ahead at the third annual "Cleveland: A 20/20 Vision" event, hosted by KeyBank.

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10/22/2015

A Visit to our Sister City of St. Petersburg, Russia

Tags: Russia, Overseas, Young Adults, Leadership, Blog

A Visit to our Sister City of St. Petersburg, Russia

Barry Feldman, Chair of the St. Petersburg Partnership Subcommittee, shared the following message to his fellow volunteer leaders serving on the Federation's Overseas Connections Committee. We invite you to read his message, and be inspired by the work that we do in our sister city of St. Petersburg, Russia to renew Jewish life where it was once forbidden.

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10/22/2015

My St. Petersburg Journey

Tags: Russia, Overseas, Young Adults, Leadership, Blog

My St. Petersburg Journey

Jewish Clevelander Alexandra is in St. Petersburg, Russia. She is a JDC Entwine volunteer with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Commmitee (JDC), a Federation partner, teaching English and Hebrew to local students participating in a joint YESOD/Jewish Agency camp called TIUL International.

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10/21/2015

When a Community Inspires

Tags: Women, Blog, Federation, Israel, Overseas, Leadership, Partners

When a Community Inspires

One of my first memorable Federation experiences was when I went on a young adult mission to Israel 11 years ago. I’d never been to Israel. I was hesitant to leave my children but something in me said “just go, it will be worth it.” And, it was! Israel was simply beautiful. It moved me.

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09/22/2015

Fashion Forward

Tags: Russia, Overseas, Leadership, Young Adults, Federation, PR

Jewish Young professionals from St. Petersburg, Russia combine Cleveland connections with “kosher” fashion to advance both their community and themselves

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08/27/2015

Feldman to be honored by JNF

Tags: PR, Israel, Overseas, Federation, Leadership, Russia

Feldman to be honored by JNF

Barry Feldman, a Federation Board of Trustees member and Cleveland/St. Petersburg Partnership Standing Committee Chair, receives the Jewish National Fund of Ohio’s highest honor. Mazel Tov, Barry, on this wonderful accomplishment!

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08/27/2015

BGS Has “Lunch with a Leader”

Tags: Young Adults, Leadership

BGS Has “Lunch with a Leader”

Members of our Ben-Gurion Society enjoyed Lunch with a Leader featuring Federation President, Stephen H. Hoffman.

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