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08/29/2019

Brunswick Companies Offers Challenge to Young Donors in 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs

Tags: Federation, PR, Campaign, Young Adults, Israel, Overseas

Brunswick Companies Offers Challenge to Young Donors in 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs

Be specific, Jeffrey J. Wild, told 275 volunteers and leaders gathered to launch the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs Aug. 28.

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08/25/2019

A Closer Look at Our Community Needs

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Security

Each June, we allocate the dollars raised through the Campaign for Jewish Needs to a wide range of local and international organizations.

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08/21/2019

Our Shlicha's Spicy Fish Recipe

Tags: Food, Federation, Israel, Overseas

Our Shlicha's Spicy Fish Recipe

Our shlicha (Israeli emissary) Li-or Gersht shares a special recipe from home with Jewish Cleveland!

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07/16/2019

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

Tags: Federation, Video, Arts, Israel, Overseas

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

When Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, better known in the dance world as “Mr. Gaga,” ventured to Cuba the dancers of Malpaso Dance Company were somewhat apprehensive. Afterall, Naharin was known to be very demanding. But upon his arrival in Havana, the dancers found him to be very charming.

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07/10/2019

Making Connections in Cleveland and Israel

Tags: Federation, Video, Israel, Overseas

Making Connections in Cleveland and Israel

The Jewish Federation Cleveland recently traveled to Israel with a delegation of nearly 80 business leaders across Greater Cleveland. The mission is designed to show Cleveland leaders the beauty, history, religious and cultural significance, and complexities of Israel. By doing so, these leaders were able to create meaningful connections between one another and with Israel.

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07/09/2019

Civic Leaders Bring Lessons from Israel Back to Cleveland

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Civic Leaders Bring Lessons from Israel Back to Cleveland

BEIT SHEAN, Israel – Israel may not have too many natural resources to provide power to its people.

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07/09/2019

Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Tags: Israel, Federation, Overseas, Advocacy

Travel Blog: 2019 Adler Civic Leaders Mission to Israel

Thirty-nine esteemed Cleveland civic leaders are in Israel on the Adler Civic Leaders Israel Mission. This biennial mission, launched by Thomas and Joann Adler of Shaker Heights, was established through an endowment at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The purpose is to expose leadership from across Cleveland to Israel’s innovative approaches to economic and community development, education and support of at-risk and disadvantaged populations, and to create opportunities for partnership with each other and Israeli counterparts.

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06/24/2019

From “The Land” to the Vatican: Federation-Supported Initiative Presented to Pope Francis

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

From “The Land” to the Vatican: Federation-Supported Initiative Presented to Pope Francis

General Mansour abu Rashid, chairman of the Amman Center for Peace and Development, left a lasting impression of hope on the Cleveland Jewish community when he visited in November 2018 to discuss “Israeli Jordanian Peace: How Did We Get Here & Where is it Going?” For the last 16 years, his message of peace has traveled the world, and most recently, caught the attention of the Vatican and Pope Francis.

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05/17/2019

Five Questions with Tamara Cofman Wittes

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Five Questions with Tamara Cofman Wittes

Even though she grew up in East Lansing, Michigan – “enemy territory” as she calls it – Tamara Cofman Wittes headed south to Northeast Ohio to get her undergrad at Oberlin College. Her senior year, she wrote her thesis on the history of Jewish Cleveland, which sparked a successful career researching Jewish and Middle Eastern culture. Today, she serves as a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization in Washington, D.C.

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05/10/2019

Yom Ha'atzmaut Draws More Than 1,000 to Cleveland Celebration

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Young Families, Women, Teens

Yom Ha'atzmaut Draws More Than 1,000 to Cleveland Celebration

More than 1,000 people schmoozed, partied, listened to performers and danced at a Yom Ha'atzmaut celebration May 9 at Landerhaven in Mayfield Heights.

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