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08/19/2015

Fighting Terror is Her Business

Tags: Israel, PR, Overseas, Advocacy, Federation

Fighting Terror is Her Business

Soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces uncovered similarities in their work with troubled youth during a visit to Bellefaire JCB in University Heights on April 24. The soldiers, who were visiting Cleveland for a week to participate in Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut ceremonies in the area, engaged in a professional exchange of ideas with Bellefaire employees and mental health professionals during their time at the facility.

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08/05/2015

Alyssa's Onward Israel Experience

Tags: Onward, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Women, I-connect, Federation

Alyssa's Onward Israel Experience

Meet Alyssa. She’s been to Israel before, but she’s ready to go back again – this time, for the entire summer! Alyssa is a participant with Onward Israel Cleveland, an 8-week program where students ages 20-25 live and intern in Tel Aviv. Follow Alyssa’s journey on this blog each week, and to learn more about all Israel opportunities, visit our I-Connect Page.

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07/28/2015

Sivan’s Onward Israel Experience

Tags: Federation, Onward, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Women, Blog, I-connect

Sivan’s Onward Israel Experience

Meet Sivan. She’s a Cleveland native, but this summer she’s living and interning in Israel! Sivan is a participant with Onward Israel Cleveland, a program that allows 20-25 year olds to spend their summers living and interning for 8 weeks in Tel Aviv. Follow Sivan’s journey every week to see all the amazing things she’s doing while in Tel Aviv! To learn more about this experience, visit our I-connect page.

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07/17/2015

Hillel was my life, Israel is my love

Tags: Israel, PR, Overseas, Partner, Blog

Hillel was my life, Israel is my love

Soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces uncovered similarities in their work with troubled youth during a visit to Bellefaire JCB in University Heights on April 24. The soldiers, who were visiting Cleveland for a week to participate in Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut ceremonies in the area, engaged in a professional exchange of ideas with Bellefaire employees and mental health professionals during their time at the facility.

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07/17/2015

Welcoming ‘Violins of Hope’

Tags: PR, Federation, Israel, Overseas, Arts, Advocacy

Welcoming ‘Violins of Hope’

It has been said that the sound of the violin resembles that of the human voice. The proximity will come clear both actually and symbolically on Sept. 27, when violins of singular provenance, played by musicians of singular prominence, star at Silver Hall.

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07/15/2015

Josh and Becca’s Israel by Design

Tags: I-connect, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Partner

Josh and Becca met as counselors at summer camp and got engaged in August 2014. In the months leading up to their wedding, they spent six months on a Masa Israel Fellowship, living and learning in Haifa.

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07/15/2015

Meet Mara

Tags: I-connect, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Teens

Mara Geller visited Israel for the first time when she was 16. After graduating from high school and continuing her education at the University of Michigan, Mara joined Hillel and went on Birthright with her best friend. One night while on the beach in Tel Aviv, she and her friend promised each other to return one day to live in Tel Aviv.

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07/15/2015

Meet Jeremy: Israel is my Reality

Tags: I-connect, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Teens

When Jeremy Goldberg’s grandparents relocated from the northeast to Lorain, Ohio, a small town 25 minutes outside of Cleveland about sixty years ago, there were many other Jewish families planted along the lake. By the time Jeremy began elementary school, he was one of five Jewish students in his class.

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07/15/2015

Personal Israel Connection

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

Personal Israel Connection

Cleveland’s sister city in Israel, Beit Shean, has a lot to offer: beautiful natural springs, breathtaking mountaintop views, and an opportunity for American college graduates to teach English to young Israeli students.

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07/10/2015

Together For Our Sister City Of St. Petersburg

Tags: Russia, Overseas, Young Adults, Leadership, PR

Together For Our Sister City Of St. Petersburg

A group of 20 Jewish young professionals and supervisors from St. Petersburg, Russia, visited Northeast Ohio last week to learn about the region’s Jewish community – and to take those lessons back home to help strengthen the Jewish community there.

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