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08/05/2016

The Art of Making Israeli Salad

Tags: PR, Young Adults, Israel, Overseas

The Art of Making Israeli Salad

The 20 young adults who gathered at Adcom Cleveland July 26 were perhaps no different than the young professionals who filter through the modern, stylish downtown office every day.

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08/04/2016

Response to Oberlin College Statement

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

We appreciate and respect Oberlin College’s decision to remove Professor Joy Karega from teaching and student advising duties while the administrative review process continues.

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08/04/2016

Learning Importance of Jewish Identity

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Learning Importance of Jewish Identity

Ten college students learned about the importance of having a strong Jewish identity and expressing their passion for Israel at a program July 11 at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Mandel Building in Beachwood.

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07/29/2016

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Tags: PR, Federation, Teens

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Jewish high school juniors and seniors interested in strengthening the Jewish community and making the world a better place are encouraged to apply for the 2016-2017 Maurice Saltzman Youth Panel, a program of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. As a group, panelists recommend how to distribute up to $50,000 to programs in the Jewish and general communities. Participants will develop their leadership and group consensus skills as they learn about the philanthropic process and responding to community needs.

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07/28/2016

Taking Back the Campus with Jacob Baime

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Taking Back the Campus with Jacob Baime

Over the last decade, supporters of the boycott, divestment and sanctions movement have focused their campaign in the U.S. primarily on college campuses. But the BDS movement appears to be slowing down, according to Jacob Baime, executive director of the Israel on Campus Coalition, causing activists to adapt and shift their strategies.

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07/27/2016

Update: Cemetery Preservation Campaign

Tags: PR, Federation, Giving, Cemetery

Update: Cemetery Preservation Campaign

In just over one year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland has raised close to $2.8 million for its Cemetery Preservation Campaign, putting them just $700k short of a $3.5 million goal to preserve Cleveland’s older Jewish cemeteries. The Federation asks all who are interested to donate to the community-wide campaign at www.jewishcleveland.org/cemetery.

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07/11/2016

Maltz Museum Becomes Local Beneficiary

Tags: PR, Federation, Partner

Maltz Museum Becomes Local Beneficiary

On June 21, 2016, the Federation Board of Trustees voted unanimously to make the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage (2929 Richmond Road, Beachwood, OH 44122 I 216.593.0575 I maltzmuseum.org) a local beneficiary of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, solidifying a longstanding relationship between the two organizations. The Maltz Museum provides high quality programming and outreach to nearly 40,000 members of the Jewish and general community each year.

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05/26/2016

Teens Grant 40,000 for Community Needs

Tags: Teens, PR, Federation

Teens Grant 40,000 for Community Needs

40 high school juniors and seniors representing public and private high schools and 12 different synagogues have come together to recommend grants totaling $40,000 to 11 organizations for crucial programs in the Jewish and general communities through the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2015-2016 Maurice Saltzman Youth Panel.

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05/18/2016

Saltzman Receives Irene Zehman Award

Tags: Women, PR, Federation, Awards, Video

Saltzman Receives Irene Zehman Award

For more than 35 years, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Irene Zehman Award has recognized women who demonstrate the highest ideals and practices of volunteer service. This year, the award goes to Mary Ellen Saltzman of Beachwood, founder of Treasures Gift Shop at the Mandel Jewish Community Center (JCC) and Siegal College. Mary Ellen will be honored at the Federation Women’s Spring Luncheon on May 18 at Landerhaven (6111 Landerhaven Drive, Mayfield Heights).

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05/04/2016

Israeli Singing Star Rita at Yom Ha'atzmaut

Tags: PR, Holidays, Israel, Events

Israeli Singing Star Rita at Yom Ha'atzmaut

ED WITTENBERG CJN Staff Reporter Rita, a native of Iran who is one of Israel’s most famous female singers, is trying to create a bond between Iranians and Israelis through her music.

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