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06/15/2022

Jewish Ethiopians Make Aliyah to Israel With Help From the Jewish Federation

Tags: Federation, Israel

Jewish Ethiopians Make Aliyah to Israel With Help From the Jewish Federation

180 Jewish Ethiopians made aliyah to Israel with help from Jewish Federations of North America and the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.

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06/15/2022

JDC, Jewish Agency Update Community on Ukraine Relief Efforts

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

JDC, Jewish Agency Update Community on Ukraine Relief Efforts

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland held another community briefing with its overseas partners, the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee and The Jewish Agency for Israel, June 8 as the war in Ukraine passes the 100-day mark.

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06/09/2022

Israeli Artist Brings Healing Urban Art Creations to Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Israel, Arts

Israeli Artist Brings Healing Urban Art Creations to Cleveland

Northeast Ohioans are beginning to see the street art creations of Tel Aviv-based urban artist Dede Bandaid at various locations around the Cleveland area, with the aim to help heal the local arts community after years of hardship amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

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06/03/2022

Standing Together

Tags: Federation, Blog, Overseas, Israel

Standing Together

I am writing this on a plane from Addis Ababa, Ethiopia to Israel. Jewish Cleveland community leader, Jeffrey Wild, and I traveled to Ethiopia with the Jewish Agency for Israel (JAFI). The trip was designed to teach us more about the Ethiopian Jewish community’s history and current reality; and allow us to accompany 180 Ethiopians as they made Aliyah as part of Operation Tzur Yisrael Chapter Two to be reunified with family in Israel.

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05/09/2022

2,000 Celebrate Israel’s 74th Birthday In Person

Tags: Federation, Israel

2,000 Celebrate Israel’s 74th Birthday In Person

Jewish Cleveland celebrated Israel’s 74th independence day May 5 with a Yom Ha'atzmaut festival full of music and activities outside The Temple-Tifereth Israel and Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, both in Beachwood.

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05/05/2022

Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day

Tags: Federation, Live, Israel

Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day

Our community honored those who lost their lives protecting Israel and civilian victims of terror with a moving Yom Hazikaron ceremony.

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05/04/2022

Information about Yom Ha'atzmaut

Tags: Federation, Israel

Information about Yom Ha'atzmaut

Get all the important information you need about Yom Ha'atzmaut, happening on May 5, 2022.

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05/04/2022

300 Observe Yom Hazikaron In Person, Virtually

Tags: Federation, Israel

300 Observe Yom Hazikaron In Person, Virtually

Over 200 people attended the in-person commemoration of Yom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, May 3 at The Temple-Tifereth Israel in Beachwood, while an additional 100 logged onto the livestream. This is the first time in three years the event has been held in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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05/04/2022

What Yom Hazikaron Means to Me

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

What Yom Hazikaron Means to Me

When I was asked to write this blog post about Yom Hazikaron and my reflections about it as an Israeli, I was very hesitant. How can I put in words a custom you grow up with since childhood? Will I be able to do justice to the many layers and rituals of Yom Hazikaron? I will try to explain it and paint a picture from my own eyes growing up in Israel.

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04/29/2022

Upcoming Events for You

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

Upcoming Events for You

This May, we're celebrating Israel with an outdoor carnival, cleaning up Cleveland's Jewish cemeteries, experiencing camp with hands-on service projects, and more.

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