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09/10/2015

Young Leaders Support Israel on Campus

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Women, Overseas, Teens, Israel, Advocacy

Young Leaders Support Israel on Campus

Meet Becky and Daniel. They are emerging leaders in our Jewish community. We thank them for speaking out for the Jewish people and the State of Israel. They are building Jewish identity, and it’s more important than ever.

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09/09/2015

Students, Young Professionals Fight BDS

Tags: Israel, Young Adults, Teens, Overseas, Advocacy

Students, Young Professionals Fight BDS

Something new is happening at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. It’s called the Israel Advocacy Fellows Program and it’s one of the most important efforts our Community Relations Committee (CRC) is working on today.

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09/09/2015

Meet Cleveland’s New Shin Shins!

Tags: Israel, Teens, Young Adults, Women, Family, Overseas

Meet the Israeli teens who join us in Cleveland for one year to teach our community about Israeli life and culture. The Shin Shins (Israeli emissaries) are young adults who just graduated high school and have come to volunteer in our community prior to their service in the Israeli Army. They are excited to represent Israel in Cleveland and invite you to reach out especially if you have a teenager at home – whether it’s joining your family for a Shabbat dinner or grabbing a cup of coffee – they are excited to make a personal connection with you! They will be volunteering with congregations and various teen programs in Cleveland so we hope they meet your family.

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09/01/2015

Campaign Launch Focuses on Future

Tags: Campaign, Federation, Women, Teens, Young Adults, Family, Overseas, Advocacy

Campaign Launch Focuses on Future

Thursday, September 10, 2015 marks the launch of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2016 Campaign for Jewish Needs, which is the annual fundraising Campaign that supports our community’s vitality and vibrancy in the year ahead. The event is open to the public. Doors open 7:00 p.m. on September 10, 2015 at the Mandel Jewish Community Center (26001 S. Woodland Road in Beachwood).

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09/01/2015

‘Violins of Hope’ is a Teaching Instrument

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

‘Violins of Hope’ is a Teaching Instrument

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is honored to be a partner in the Violins of Hope program, one of our most meaningful collaborations to date. Visit violinsofhopecle.org to see all events open to the public.

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08/28/2015

Fleisher Named 15-16 Wolf-JDC Int’l Fellow

Tags: Young Adults, Israel, Overseas, Partners, Federation

Fleisher Named 15-16 Wolf-JDC Int’l Fellow

Cleveland-born, Benjamin Fleisher (Ben), has been named the 2015-2016 Roslyn Z. Wolf Cleveland-JDC International Fellow and will participate in an exceptional opportunity to spend one year abroad, enriching the lives of disadvantaged children in Bat Yam, Israel.

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08/25/2015

A Conversation with ‘Honest Reporting’

Tags: Israel, PR, Overseas, Advocacy, Federation

A Conversation with ‘Honest Reporting’

Gary Kenzer, national North American executive director of Honest Reporting, is urging supporters of Israel to become effective advocates who know how to spot biased news. Honest Reporting monitors news for bias and inaccuracy in the coverage of the Arab-Israeli conflict.

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08/25/2015

The Russian Connection

Tags: PR, Russia, Israel, Overseas, Women, Federation

This October, 35 women from St. Petersburg, Russia, and 10 Russian-American women from Cleveland, Ohio, will travel together to Israel with the Jewish Women’s Renaissance Project, in collaboration with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s St. Petersburg Partnership.

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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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