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06/21/2018

JFNA Trip Emphasizes Cultural Coexistence

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Young Adults

JFNA Trip Emphasizes Cultural Coexistence

The Jewish Federations of North America’s national young leadership cabinet took its annual study mission April 23-29 in Spain and Morocco – a trip of which the Cleveland area was well represented.

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06/20/2018

Halbertal: IDF Does its Best Despite Challenges

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Advocacy

Halbertal: IDF Does its Best Despite Challenges

Moshe Halbertal, an Israeli philosopher, professor and co-author of the Israeli Army Code of Ethics, told a local audience that he believes the Israel Defense Forces has fought a war on terror without brutalizing its forces, however, there are challenges and missteps regarding Israeli politicians’ messaging and dealing with the situation at the Gaza border.

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06/15/2018

Cleveland Women Partner for Peace in Israel

Tags: Advocacy, Israel, Overseas, Federation

Cleveland Women Partner for Peace in Israel

A group of Cleveland women were in Israel with other women from Chicago, Indianapolis, and Milwaukee on the Women Partners for Peace mission.

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06/07/2018

Watch: Community Leader Recalls the Forming of the State of Israel

Tags: Federation, PR, Israel, Overseas

Watch: Community Leader Recalls the Forming of the State of Israel

At age 21, Albert Ratner experienced the birth of Israel in 1948. 70 years later, he continues to support and love what Israel is and what it stands for. We had the honor to spend time with the Federation Life Trustee to hear his thoughts on Israel today and the beginning of the Jewish state.

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06/05/2018

Mazel Tov, 2018 Onward Israel Participants!

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Young Adult, Federation

Mazel Tov, 2018 Onward Israel Participants!

We wish all of our Onward Israel Cleveland participants a safe, exciting, and meaningful summer, as they immerse themselves in Israeli culture and make Cleveland friendships for a lifetime.

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06/04/2018

Reflections from a Beit Shean Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Tags: Federation, I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Reflections from a Beit Shean Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Jewish Clevelander Anna Lowenstein is spending 10 months in Cleveland's sister city of Beit Shean, teaching English to Israeli students through the "Masa Israel Teaching Fellows" program. Read an excerpt from her travel blog below:

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06/04/2018

A Day in the Life of a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Tags: I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

A Day in the Life of a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Jewish Clevelander Ali Hamilton shows us a full day at a Haifa, Israel public elementary school with footage of teaching, students, and school life. Ali is a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow, spending 10 months volnteering to teach English to Israeli students.

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05/30/2018

5 Reasons to Attend Summer Soirée

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Israel, Overseas

5 Reasons to Attend Summer Soirée

Summer Soirée is just 1 week away! We can’t wait to see everyone on Thursday, June 7 to officially kick off summer in style. If you haven’t clicked that “register” button yet, here’s just a few highlights that’s going to make this year’s party our best yet:

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05/25/2018

Uncorked in Beit Shean

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Israel

Uncorked in Beit Shean

Beit Shean, Israel, Cleveland’s sister city, has a hidden gem – or should we say a hidden vine.

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05/24/2018

Watch Now: Panelists Discuss Relationship between American Jews & Israel

Tags: Federation, Video, Israel, Overseas, Advocacy

Watch Now: Panelists Discuss Relationship between American Jews & Israel

On May 15, the Federation’s Community Relations Committee, in partnership with The Laura & Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University, Academic Engagement Network, and AJC, hosted a timely and unfiltered panel discussion about "American Jews and Israel: Where is the Relationship Headed?"

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