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05/19/2015

A Meaningful Cemetery Cleanup

Tags: Volunteer, Federation, Teens, Women, Family, Young Adults

A Meaningful Cemetery Cleanup

There is no greater mitzvah (good deed) than honoring those who came before us! Thank you to the many volunteers who joined together for our Jewish Volunteer Network (JVN) and Commission on Cemetery Preservation (COCP) annual Spring Cemetery Cleanup. From across the community, came young and old alike, spending their Sunday raking, pruning, and beautifying the 124 year-old Lansing Cemetery.

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04/15/2015

Beit Shean’s Mimouna Celebration

Tags: Beit Shean, Israel, Blog, Holidays, Volunteer, Passover

Beit Shean’s Mimouna Celebration

It really is no secret that observing the dietary laws of Passover in the United States is somewhat of a chore and not exactly easy. Passover in Israel is a completely different story. For the most part, the grocery stores and restaurants do all the work for you and it is much harder to break the laws of Passover in Israel than it is to keep them.

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04/15/2015

A Meaningful Beit Shean Experience

Tags: Beit Shean, Women, Israel, Blog, Holidays, Volunteer

A Meaningful Beit Shean Experience

Mabel spent most of her life donating her time to charity. She volunteered with a variety of organizations, in Cleveland and beyond. At 75, she had slowed down a bit but her interest in doing good never changed.

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02/27/2015

YLDay of Caring: Bikes and Brews

Tags: Young Adults, Volunteer

YLDay of Caring: Bikes and Brews

Bikes, brews, and giving back! Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) and our friends from Urbanites ventured downtown for YLDay of Caring at the Ohio City Bicycle Co-op.

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02/27/2015

Federation Hosts Blood Drive

Tags: PR, Volunteer

Federation Hosts Blood Drive

Members of the community are invited to help save a life at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Blood Drive on Monday, March 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Federation’s Mandel Building, 25701 Science Park Drive in Beachwood.

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02/24/2015

Reflections from Volunteer: Beit Shean

Tags: Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Volunteer, Federation

Reflections from Volunteer: Beit Shean

Read the personal reflections from Volunteer: Beit Shean participants.

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12/30/2014

Bringing Holiday Cheer to Children

Tags: Volunteer, Federation

Bringing Holiday Cheer to Children

Smiles were contagious at our Winter Break Lunch Programs, where volunteers from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and Greater Cleveland Food Bank brought holiday cheer to children at-risk for hunger during their Winter Break.

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12/09/2014

Apply for Israel Volunteer Experience

Tags: Beit Shean, Federation, Volunteer, Israel, Overseas

Apply for Israel Volunteer Experience

Seeking Adventurers with a Good Heart for Israel Volunteer Experience

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12/05/2014

Chanukah Happiness in a Basket

Tags: Volunteer, Federation, Women

Chanukah Happiness in a Basket

Sharing the light and warmth of the holiday by donating. wrapping, and delivering new gifts to Jewish children and families in need.

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10/28/2014

Volunteer Brightens the Holiday

Tags: Volunteer

Volunteer Brightens the Holiday

Chanukah in a Basket Volunteer Brightens the Holiday

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