Cameron & Dayna Orlean, Wolf Award Recipients

Dec 10, 2020

Cameron & Dayna Orlean, Wolf Award Recipients

Dayna and Cameron were recognized at our Campaign Closing Celebration for their dedication to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.

Adam R. Jacobs, Wolf Award Recipient

Dec 13, 2019

Adam R. Jacobs, Wolf Award Recipient

Adam was recognized at our Campaign Closing Celebration for his dedication to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.

$33,102,355 Raised in the 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs

Dec 13, 2019

$33,102,355 Raised in the 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs

More than $33.1 million has been raised by more than 13,000 donors representing 9,869 gifts to help care for one another, prepare for the future, share our perspectives, and repair our world. This is what "The Impact of Together" is all about!

Safety in Numbers

Dec 2, 2019

Safety in Numbers

In the face of the growing threat from anti-Semitism and xenophobia, increased security throughout Jewish Cleveland is no longer an option; it’s a necessity. From increasing the number of highly trained officers hired to patrol our community to encouraging and training on sophisticated security protocols at more community locations, Federation is dedicating significant resources towards keeping our community open and welcoming to anyone who wishes to live Jewishly.

The Impact of Onward Israel

Dec 2, 2019

The Impact of Onward Israel

Onward Israel is a two-month summer internship program in Tel Aviv for young adults to explore their professional passions while deepening their connection to Israel and their Jewish heritage. Here’s what a few alumni had to say about the experience of a lifetime.

Meet the New Cleveland ShinShinim

Dec 2, 2019

Meet the New Cleveland ShinShinim

Welcome Avigail, Alon, Ori, Guy, and Yuval! These five Israeli teens are spending the next year in Cleveland as part of the ShinShin program, a partnership between the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Overseas Connection Committee and @akiva, a Federation beneficiary agency.

Watch Now: Making a Difference with Our Local Beneficiary Agencies

Sep 27, 2019

Watch Now: Making a Difference with Our Local Beneficiary Agencies

When you support the Federation's Campaign for Jewish Needs, you support 15 local beneficiary agencies that provide necessary services and support to our Cleveland Jewish community.

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

Jul 16, 2019

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

When Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, better known in the dance world as “Mr. Gaga,” ventured to Cuba the dancers of Malpaso Dance Company were somewhat apprehensive. Afterall, Naharin was known to be very demanding. But upon his arrival in Havana, the dancers found him to be very charming.

Making Connections in Cleveland and Israel

Jul 10, 2019

Making Connections in Cleveland and Israel

The Jewish Federation Cleveland recently traveled to Israel with a delegation of nearly 80 business leaders across Greater Cleveland. The mission is designed to show Cleveland leaders the beauty, history, religious and cultural significance, and complexities of Israel. By doing so, these leaders were able to create meaningful connections between one another and with Israel.

Supporting Each Other and Jewish Cleveland at the Women's Philanthropy Spring Brunch

Jun 3, 2019

Supporting Each Other and Jewish Cleveland at the Women's Philanthropy Spring Brunch

This year, more than 350 women from across our diverse community came together to support each other and Jewish Cleveland at our annual Spring event. This tremendous turnout is further evidence of our shared commitment to making room for – and listening to – one another, no matter the topic.