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05/13/2016

Rita Rocks Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Events

Rita Rocks Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration

Israeli pop icon Rita's first appearance in Northeast Ohio had 'em dancing in the aisles.

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05/12/2016

Meet Yana: Capacity Building Participant

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Overseas, Leadership

Meet Yana: Capacity Building Participant

Yana is a young Jewish professional in her twenties living in St. Petersburg, Cleveland’s sister city in Russia. Passionate about helping her community, Yana wanted to do something about the poverty affecting the Jews in her city, but she could hardly raise any funds.

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05/12/2016

Members of Knesset Visit Jewish Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Overseas, Leadership, Israel, Advocacy

Members of Knesset Visit Jewish Cleveland

It is the mark of a special relationship where both parties take the time to show support for each other and learn from one another. Last week, the special relationships between Israel and the United States grew even stronger with the visit of three members of Knesset to Cleveland.

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05/12/2016

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

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

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate Israel's 68th Independence Day on May 12 with Rita in concert!

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05/11/2016

My 'Big Brother' Itamar's Story

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Overseas, Israel

My 'Big Brother' Itamar's Story

Late in the afternoon on October 13th, 1998 my parents called me and my older sister into our family room. My father said: “something has happened. Itamar was murdered.” This was the first time I had ever heard the word ‘murdered’ in proximity to the name of someone close to me”.

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05/10/2016

The Candle of the Jewish People Burns Bright

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Events

The Candle of the Jewish People Burns Bright

Israeli soldier Major Amit Tzuman shared his story of bravery with 450+ Clevelanders at our Yom Hazikaron commemoration, honoring Israel's fallen soldiers and civilian victims of terror.

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05/10/2016

Remembering Israel's Fallen Soldiers

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Events

Remembering Israel's Fallen Soldiers

Over 450 Clevelanders gathered to remember Israel’s fallen soldiers and civilian victims of terror at Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day.

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05/04/2016

Gross Schechter Israel Blog

Tags: Teens, Israel, Overseas

Gross Schechter Israel Blog

Check out what the 8th Graders at Gross Schechter Day School have been doing during their trip to Israel!

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05/03/2016

Mandel Jewish Day School Israel Blog

Tags: Teens, Israel, Overseas

Mandel Jewish Day School Israel Blog

8th Graders at Mandel Jewish Day School are embarking on an Israel journey – read about their experience here!

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05/03/2016

Mandel JDS 8th Graders in Israel

Tags: Partner, Israel, Family, Teens, Overseas, PR

Mandel JDS 8th Graders in Israel

On the last Friday before Spring Break, the 8th grade class of Mandel JDS (along with their parents, and the entire school) stood proudly in front of the Israeli flag, singing Hatikvah, Israel’s national anthem. This tradition, commemorating the eighth grade’s upcoming voyage to Israel, has been around for nearly as long as the annual pilgrimage itself.

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