Growing up in the Jewish community in Cleveland, I always learned about our awesome partnership region: Beit She’an and the Valley and Springs. In fact, this year marks the 20th anniversary of our partnership together so I was especially eager to spend some quality time there. I have always considered Beit She’an and the surrounding area to be special and beautiful, but I realized that my non-Cleveland friends had no idea that this place even existed. A couple of weeks ago, I decided to bring two friends, one from New Jersey and one from Paris, to this special region in the north to show them what makes Beit She’an and the Valley of Springs so special.
Many children will be saying "Shalom Chaverim" or "bye friends!" to their school pals this month, and saying hello to the fun summer days of play. Here are some ways to jump into summer fun while avoiding the "summer slide," as it's called. With these fun tips your kids can easily transition in and out of summer vacation, keep in touch with their buddies, and maintain all of the hard work and learning they did over the school year.
Jewish Cleveland knows how to party! Nearly 2000 community members joined together to celebrate Yom Ha’atzmaut, Israel’s 69th Independence Day, with a knockout performance by Israeli superstar Idan Raichel.
Life is busy. When you aren’t on deadline at work, you’re trying to schedule a happy hour with friends, or find time to volunteer with an organization you love. As young professionals, it can be difficult to find time to reflect on the accomplishments you’ve had and challenges you face in your professional, personal and volunteer life – “coaching circles” can help with that.
Passover is the Jewish holiday that the most families celebrate, so take a moment to learn something new this year! Our resources include songs, DIYs and seder videos. Pesach starts the night of Monday, April 10 in 2017.