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12/28/2020

Families Find Creativity at the "Home of Happiness"

Tags: Federation, Kids, Teens, Families, Here for Good News

Families Find Creativity at the "Home of Happiness"

With the Mandel JCC’s popular children’s overnight and day camps canceled during summer 2020 to prevent the spread of COVID-19, support from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland was critical in allowing the Mandel JCC to provide alternative programming. JCC staff developed an exciting lineup of Camp Wise Outdoor Fun Day programs. These unique offerings provide families and groups an opportunity to experience the magic of Camp Wise – the Home of Happiness for generations of Greater Cleveland children – while social distancing in the great outdoors.

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12/28/2020

Segula Meets Students' Individual Learning Needs

Tags: Federation, Here for Good News, Teens, Kids, Families

Segula Meets Students' Individual Learning Needs

COVID-19 on student learning is one of the biggest challenges of this pandemic. Students have had to adjust to a completely new way of learning at a rapid speed. For children with special needs and their families, this has meant even more hurdles to overcome.

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09/21/2020

Meet the Cleveland Shin Shinim

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Teens, Family, Kids, Partners

Shalom (Hello) to Guy, Ido, and Ori! These three Israeli teens are spending the next year in Cleveland as part of the Shin Shin program, a collaboration between the Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Overseas Connections Committee, and Federation beneficiary agencies @Akiva and the Jewish Agency for Israel.

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12/02/2019

Building Up Families through Jewish Big Brother Big Sister

Tags: Federation, Kids, Teens, Families

Building Up Families through Jewish Big Brother Big Sister

Brett and his younger brother, Aaron, attend a local Jewish Day School. For the past two years the boys have been living with their grandmother who became their guardian following domestic violence in their home. At just 10 years of age, Brett struggles with his conflicted feelings for both of his parents. He very much loves his father, yet he worries about his mother’s safety and her own substance abuse issues.

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12/02/2019

Providing Support for Families in Jewish Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Kids, Teens, Families

Providing Support for Families in Jewish Cleveland

Jordan is an active 14-year-old boy, who attends a local Jewish Day School. Recently, Jordan had been more withdrawn, less inclined to raise his hand in class, and reacting in a more aggressive manner toward his peers. One day, Jordan arrived at school with bruises on his arms. His teacher knew she needed to be concerned. While the behaviors were atypical for Jordan, it was the bruises that raised the alarm bell for his teacher. The school immediately placed a call to the Cuyahoga County Department of Child and Family Services hotline.

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06/24/2019

A Fun Way to Spend a Summer Day at PJ Library Goes to Camp

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Families, Kids

A Fun Way to Spend a Summer Day at PJ Library Goes to Camp

A fun way to spend a summer day! Thank you for joining us at our annual PJ Library Goes to Camp for Family Fun Day.

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08/22/2018

Fun at the PJ Library Grandparents' Rockin' Brunch

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Families, Kids

Fun at the PJ Library Grandparents' Rockin' Brunch

An extra special Sunday morning! More than 100 bubbes and zaydes, savtas and sabas, grandmothers and grandfathers, and their grandchildren joined us at the PJ Library Grandparents’ Rockin’ Brunch!

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06/25/2018

Fun and Sun at PJ Library Goes to Camp for Family Fun Day!

Tags: Federation, Young Adults, Families, Kids

Fun and Sun at PJ Library Goes to Camp for Family Fun Day!

Jewish Cleveland spent the day at summer camp on June 24!

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03/26/2018

Celebrating Israel at 70 with "70 Facts about Israel"

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas, PR, Families, Kids, Teens, Women, Young Adults

Celebrating Israel at 70 with "70 Facts about Israel"

Want to impress your friends with your trivia skills? Check out these 70 facts about Israel, in celebration of Israel's milestone anniversary of independence!

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03/05/2018

Jewish Federation of Cleveland Announces Israel at 70 Series to Celebrate Israel's 70th Birthday

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas, PR, Families, Kids, Teens, Women, Young Adults

Jewish Federation of Cleveland Announces Israel at 70 Series to Celebrate Israel's 70th Birthday

Year-long celebration for Clevelanders of all backgrounds includes concert by Israeli superstar David Broza and the first-ever IsraelFest!

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