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09/26/2018

Call for Entries: 2019 Creative Arts Contest

Tags: Arts, Federation, Advocacy, Holidays, Awards, PR

Call for Entries: 2019 Creative Arts Contest

Calling all Middle and High School Students: Enter your essays and artwork for the 2019 Yom Hashoah V’Hagvurah Creative Arts Contest, Cleveland’s Commemoration of the Holocaust & Heroism.

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09/21/2018

Holocaust Survivors, Families Keep Memories Alive

Tags: Federation, PR, Advocacy

Holocaust Survivors, Families Keep Memories Alive

Holocaust survivors and their families gathered Sept. 16 at Zion Memorial Park in Bedford Heights for the 57th year to remember the 6 million Jewish men, women and children who perished by the hands of the Nazis.

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09/06/2018

Federation Statement Regarding Ilan Pappe’s Upcoming Forum at The City Club of Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Federation Statement Regarding Ilan Pappe’s Upcoming Forum at The City Club of Cleveland

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is deeply disappointed that the City Club of Cleveland is hosting widely discredited historian Ilan Pappe on September 14th and have made our concerns known to City Club leadership.

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08/31/2018

Bail Reform in Ohio - The Time is Now to Make your Voice Heard

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Bail Reform in Ohio - The Time is Now to Make your Voice Heard

Each year, Ohioans are sent to jail for months, sometimes years, before their cases are resolved. These individuals frequently live in squalid living conditions and under a constant threat of violence - while presumed innocent - simply because they cannot afford to pay a bail bondsman.

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08/22/2018

Federation Fights for Bail Reform Change

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

Federation Fights for Bail Reform Change

Recently, members of the Federation’s Community Relations Committee (CRC) traveled to Columbus as part of an interfaith coalition of Cleveland-based community organizations to right a wrong that is caused by an antiquated bail system.

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08/02/2018

Jewish, African-American Communities Unite

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Young Adults

Jewish, African-American Communities Unite

On July 12, volunteers from the Jewish community and the African-American community came together to beautify the Hebrew and African American Cultural Gardens as part of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Young Leadership Division’s YLDay of Caring.

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06/20/2018

Halbertal: IDF Does its Best Despite Challenges

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Advocacy

Halbertal: IDF Does its Best Despite Challenges

Moshe Halbertal, an Israeli philosopher, professor and co-author of the Israeli Army Code of Ethics, told a local audience that he believes the Israel Defense Forces has fought a war on terror without brutalizing its forces, however, there are challenges and missteps regarding Israeli politicians’ messaging and dealing with the situation at the Gaza border.

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06/15/2018

Cleveland Women Partner for Peace in Israel

Tags: Advocacy, Israel, Overseas, Federation

Cleveland Women Partner for Peace in Israel

A group of Cleveland women were in Israel with other women from Chicago, Indianapolis, and Milwaukee on the Women Partners for Peace mission.

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06/01/2018

On the Road to Bail Reform

Tags: Federation, Advocacy

On the Road to Bail Reform

About two dozen men and women from Greater Cleveland with diverse backgrounds and faiths boarded a chartered bus last week with one purpose in mind: to advocate for Ohio bail reform.

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05/24/2018

Watch Now: Panelists Discuss Relationship between American Jews & Israel

Tags: Federation, Video, Israel, Overseas, Advocacy

Watch Now: Panelists Discuss Relationship between American Jews & Israel

On May 15, the Federation’s Community Relations Committee, in partnership with The Laura & Alvin Siegal Lifelong Learning Program at Case Western Reserve University, Academic Engagement Network, and AJC, hosted a timely and unfiltered panel discussion about "American Jews and Israel: Where is the Relationship Headed?"

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