Two world-renowned scholars from Cleveland’s sister city of St. Petersburg, Russia join our community for a special lecture series, March 9-15, 2015. Alexander Ivanov and Valery Dymshits are both ethnographers at the Petersburg Judaica Center, a research center of the European University of St. Petersburg, Russia. Their visit is in coordination with the exhibition of photos featured in, “The Way We Looked: Photographs of Shtetl Life,” which are now on display in the Roe Green Gallery at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.
Western Reserve Historical Society, Jewish Federation of Cleveland, the Baker-Nord Center for the Humanities and Siegal Lifelong Learning at Case Western Reserve University, Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, and Cleveland Jewish News Foundation are sponsoring a two-day The Jews of Cleveland seminar on Sunday & Monday, March 22 & 23, 2015.
Cleveland Jewish community raises several million to support local survivors
New York – Upon accepting the Ambassador for Humanity award from the USC Shoah Foundation, President Barack Obama stressed Wednesday the importance of providing care and assistance for Holocaust survivors liv…