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06/17/2019

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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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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05/09/2019

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Events, Holidays, Federation, Women, Teens, Family, Advocacy, Young Adults

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

A Cleveland Festival to Celebrate Art, Music, and Israel’s 71st Independence Day!

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05/08/2019

‘Sister City Celebration’ Takes Place at Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

‘Sister City Celebration’ Takes Place at Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing

The city of Cleveland and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland celebrated the announcement that Cleveland and Beit Shean and Valley of Springs in Israel will become official Cleveland sister cities during a short ceremony at the Cleveland Public Library Louis Stokes Wing in Cleveland on May 2.

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05/03/2019

Thank You For Celebrating Israel With Us!

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

Thank You For Celebrating Israel With Us!

Yom Ha'atzmaut, Israel's Independence Day, is always one of our favorite days of the year and it's because of community members like you who make it so special and fun!

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05/03/2019

Beit Shean/Valley of Springs Becomes Official Sister City of Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Beit Shean/Valley of Springs Becomes Official Sister City of Cleveland

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is thrilled to share this milestone achievement. Congratulations to everyone who has been involved in Beit Shean/Valley of Springs who helped make this partnership possible.

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04/30/2019

Growing Strong Community Leaders

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Overseas, Video

Growing Strong Community Leaders

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) is helping to prepare the next generation of Jewish Cleveland leadership through unique experiential professional and volunteer opportunities.

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04/03/2019

Bringing Israel to Cleveland on Yom Hazikaron

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Bringing Israel to Cleveland on Yom Hazikaron

As a kid in Israel, we grow up with the understanding that one day we will wear the IDF uniform and we’ll be responsible for people’s lives.

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02/28/2019

Artist Blog: Dance as a Cultural Diplomat

Tags: Federation, Video, Arts, Israel, Overseas

Artist Blog: Dance as a Cultural Diplomat

On March 7, the Cleveland Israel Arts Connection, a program of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, will host “Dancing Conversation: Cultural Diplomacy.” This event will explore how dancers' experiences performing in the United States, Israel, and around the world have informed their expression and in some cases, changed their lives. To register for this event, please visit www.jewishcleveland.org.

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