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04/29/2020

WATCH: Lior Balavie: Live from Beit Shean Yom Ha'atzmaut Concert

Tags: Federation, CRC, Israel & Overseas, Overseas, Israel, Live, Advocacy

WATCH: Lior Balavie: Live from Beit Shean Yom Ha'atzmaut Concert

Lior Balavie and friends perform a virtual concert from Beit Shean, Cleveland’s sister city in Israel on Yom Ha'atzmaut 2020.

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04/28/2020

WATCH: Yom Hazikaron Virtual Ceremony

Tags: Federation, CRC, Advocacy, holiday, Holidays, Israel, Israel & Overseas, Overseas, Live

WATCH: Yom Hazikaron Virtual Ceremony

We virtually honored those who lost their lives protecting the State of Israel and civilian victims of terror for Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day.

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04/28/2020

Northeast Ohioans Remember Fallen Soldiers, Israel’s Wars

Tags: Federation, Blogs, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

Northeast Ohioans Remember Fallen Soldiers, Israel’s Wars

Israel’s fallen soldiers and victims of Israel’s wars were remembered in a somber virtual Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Yom Hazikaron commemoration April 27 that featured the lighting of candles, songs and prayers and speeches.

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04/27/2020

“Farewell. I Lived Among You, As a Wildflower”

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Advocacy

“Farewell. I Lived Among You, As a Wildflower”

Li-or Gersht, our community shlicha (Israeli emissary), shares a personal reflection on what Yom Hazikaron (Israel's Memorial Day) means to her.

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04/02/2020

Watch: Prepping for Passover: Charoset Recipes From Three Continents

Tags: Federation, Live, Women, Israel & Overseas, Overseas, Russia, Israel, Passover, Holidays

Watch: Prepping for Passover: Charoset Recipes From Three Continents

A global cooking demonstration of charoset to prep for Passover from Cleveland's sister cities of St. Petersburg, Russia and Beit Shean, Israel.

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02/20/2020

Far From Russia, A Place To Be Comfortably Russian

Tags: Federation, Blogs, Russia, Russian, Women, Volunteer, Publications, Advocacy, Education, Overseas

Far From Russia, A Place To Be Comfortably Russian

Irina Parkman emigrated Russia and came to Cleveland in order to escape persecution. She is able to still be connected to her Russian heritage through a partnership with the Cleveland Public Library.

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01/23/2020

3 Ways to Travel to Israel Right Now

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

3 Ways to Travel to Israel Right Now

If you are a young Jewish Clevelander interested in Israel travel experiences, we have 3 great ways to get you to Israel this summer. Applications are being accepted now. Join us!

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01/22/2020

Reporting on & Advocating for Israel

Tags: Federation, Israel, Israel & Overseas, College, Onward, Overseas, CRC

Reporting on & Advocating for Israel

The experience of participating in Onward Israel helped Naomi to be able to combat BDS on her college campus as well as land a job in the field.

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01/15/2020

Five Questions with Dr. Maya Lugassi

Tags: Federation, Israel & Overseas, Overseas, Israel, Education, Beit Shean

Five Questions with Dr. Maya Lugassi

Dr. Maya Lugassi is the senior director of Pedagogy and Professional Development at Beit Yatziv, one of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) educational partners in Israel. She recently traveled to Cleveland as part of a delegation of Israeli educators, administrators, and municipal leadership to learn from Cleveland STEM education experts on ways to further implement STEM curriculum in Israel’s geographic and socio-economic periphery, including Cleveland’s sister community of Beit Shean and the Valley of Springs.

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01/13/2020

Rediscovering Judaism at Summer Camp

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Russia, Israel & Overseas, Israel

Rediscovering Judaism at Summer Camp

There was a time Vita didn’t know she was Jewish. Today, she is helping Jewish Clevelanders strengthen their Judaism.

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