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11/04/2022

Upcoming Events for You

Tags: Federation, Young Families, Overseas, Arts, Young Adults, Israel, Volunteer

Upcoming Events for You

We hope to see you at one of our many November events! This month, we're welcoming the world-renowned Israel Philharmonic to Cleveland, celebrating the generosity of our community at 2023 Campaign for Jewish Needs events, volunteering together to make our community stronger, and more!

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10/21/2022

Dollars Given Locally Help Around the World, Too

Tags: Federation, Blog, Overseas, Israel

Dollars Given Locally Help Around the World, Too

Almost five weeks ago, I walked into the Addis Ababa airport to greet 209 Ethiopian Jews who were about to make aliyah, ending the wait their families had endured for generations – to fulfill the promise of making their way to Jerusalem “delivered on the wings of eagles.” The strength, courage and focus of these men, women, and children were every bit as steadfast as the wings on the airplane that was about to fly four hours to Israel, where their dreams would finally come true.

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10/19/2022

JDC CEO Zwang Thanks Community, Provides Ukraine Update

Tags: Federation, Overseas

JDC CEO Zwang Thanks Community, Provides Ukraine Update

American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee CEO Ariel Zwang visited Cleveland for the first time from Oct. 12 though Oct. 14 as she met with leadership of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland.

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10/03/2022

Upcoming Events for You

Tags: Federation, Young Families, Overseas, Arts, Young Adults

Upcoming Events for You

This month, we're celebrating Sukkot with a nature walk for young families, enjoying our latest Roe Green Gallery exhibition with artwork by Israeli glass artist Dafna Kaffeman, a chance to see the world-renowned Israel Philharmonic, and more.

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10/03/2022

Lapid Meeting 'Not Something We Take For Granted'

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Lapid Meeting 'Not Something We Take For Granted'

Prior to his U.N. General Assembly address, Israeli Prime Minister Yair Lapid met with about 35 leaders from the Jewish Federations of North America and the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations Sept. 21, including current and former Clevelanders.

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09/06/2022

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform in Cleveland for First Time with New Music Director, Lahav Shani

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Arts

Israel Philharmonic Orchestra to Perform in Cleveland for First Time with New Music Director, Lahav Shani

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will kick off the community’s “Israel at 75” celebration series with a performance by the Israel Philharmonic Orchestra (IPO) on November 12, 2022 at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Concert Hall - Severance Music Center. The IPO has performed in Cleveland only twice before – most recently in 2015.

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08/29/2022

Federation’s Campaign for Jewish Needs Sets Record with $3.7M Raised at Super Sunday

Tags: Federation, Overseas

Federation’s Campaign for Jewish Needs Sets Record with $3.7M Raised at Super Sunday

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2023 Campaign for Jewish Needs raised a record-breaking $3,710,064 from 1,019 gifts during its Aug. 28 Super Sunday Kickoff.

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08/29/2022

Heller Named Chair for Next Phase of JFNA Ukraine’s Aid Campaign

Tags: Federation, Overseas

J. David Heller

J. David Heller, immediate past board chair of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, was chosen to chair the next phase of the Jewish Federations of North America’s emergency campaign for Ukraine aid.

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08/26/2022

Teenshinim Spend Summer at Schechter in the Sun Camp

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Family

Teenshinim Spend Summer at Schechter in the Sun Camp

The Cleveland Jewish community welcomed six Teenshinim from the Israeli community of Beit Shean/Valley of Springs in early July – the first delegation from Israel to Cleveland in more than two years. The Teenshinim is a program for high school juniors interested in applying for a year of service in North America or Israel.

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07/22/2022

WATCH: Federation Briefing on the Ethiopian Jewish Community

Tags: Federation, Live, Overseas, Israel

WATCH: Federation Briefing on the Ethiopian Jewish Community

Our community heard a briefing on the Ethiopian Jewish community in Israel from Jeffrey J. Wild, Federation vice chair, and Erika B. Rudin-Luria, Federation president.

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