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05/19/2017

A Weekend in Beit Shean

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Women, Blog, I-connect

A Weekend in Beit Shean

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.

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05/04/2017

Keeping Memory of the Holocaust Alive

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Young Adults

Keeping Memory of the Holocaust Alive

Each year, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland welcomes a shlicha (Israeli emissary) to teach our community about life and culture in Israel. Last year, Federation’s shlicha, Danielle Asif introduced Zikaron BaSalon (remembrance in the living room), a powerful program for Federation’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) to commemorate Yom Hashoah (Holocaust Memorial Day).

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05/03/2017

2,000+ Party at Yom Ha'atzmaut

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Young Families, Women, Teens

2,000+ Party at Yom Ha'atzmaut

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.

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05/02/2017

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

Tags: Israel, Overseas, Events, Holidays, Federation, Women, Teens, Family, Advocacy, Arts, Young Adults

Israel's Independence Day Celebration

Celebrate Israel's 69th Independence Day on May 2 with Idan Raichel in concert!

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04/24/2017

Watch: Zikaron BaSalon on ideastream

Tags: Advocacy, Federation, PR, Young Adults

Watch: Zikaron BaSalon on ideastream

This Holocaust Remembrance Day, Cleveland is following an Israeli tradition of Zikaron Basalon, which is Hebrew for “memories in the living room.”

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04/17/2017

The Power of 'Coaching Circles'

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, PR, Women

The Power of 'Coaching Circles'

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.

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04/03/2017

Creative Kosher: Charoset Lamb Chops

Tags: Food, Holidays, Women, Family, Young Adults, Federation

Creative Kosher: Charoset Lamb Chops

Some dread the thought of Pesach, but Pesach is one of my favorite holidays.

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03/31/2017

YLDay of Caring: Books & Brews

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Volunteer

YLDay of Caring: Books & Brews

What a great experience at the Cleveland Kids’ Book Bank through the Federation’s YLDay of Caring!

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03/30/2017

Jared Miller Receives Yanowitz Award

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, PR

Jared Miller Receives Yanowitz Award

Jared Miller of Solon has been awarded the 2016 Bennett and Donna Yanowitz Leadership Award by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.

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02/22/2017

Exploring Jewish Life in India

Tags: Federation, Blog, Young Adults, Leadership, Women

Exploring Jewish Life in India

Greetings from India! Four Jewish Cleveland young leaders are taking an unforgettable journey to explore Jewish life in India with the National Young Leadership Cabinet Study Mission. They, along with more than 100 fellow young leaders from across North America, are visiting India to understand how Judaism endures as a small minority culture in our diaspora communities.

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