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08/24/2021

Students From Greater Cleveland Recount Onward Israel Program

Tags: Federation, Israel, Onward, Beit Shean, Teens, Overseas

Students From Greater Cleveland Recount Onward Israel Program

From June 9 to Aug. 3, 36 Jewish college students or recent graduates from or living in Greater Cleveland ventured to Tel Aviv through Onward Israel’s partnership with the Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood.

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08/03/2021

Onward Israel Participants Reflect on Experience

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Israel, Young Adults

Onward Israel Participants Reflect on Experience

"The most meaningful part of being in Israel has been learning who I am, where I come from, and why this beautiful country is crucial to my life."

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06/23/2021

Israeli Family Finds Support Through Youth Futures

Tags: Federation, Here for Good News, Israel, Overseas

Israeli Family Finds Support Through Youth Futures

Harel* is the youngest of four children and is in his second year of Youth Futures, a Federation-supported program.

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06/17/2021

Five Questions with Alex Rogoff, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

Tags: Federation, Overseas, Israel, Young Adults

Five Questions with Alex Rogoff, Masa Israel Teaching Fellow

In the midst of a global pandemic, Alex Rogoff of Beachwood was experiencing one of the most transformational years he's ever had. As a Masa Israel Teaching Fellow (MITF) in Tel Aviv and Beit Shean (Cleveland's sister city in Israel), Alex spent 10 months teaching English to children in schools – both virtually and in-person. MITF is a post-college volunteer program that’s part of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s I-Connect initiative designed to create deepening connections for young adults with Israeli life and culture.

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06/04/2021

Federations Visit Israel in Solidarity Mission

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Federations Visit Israel in Solidarity Mission

Jewish Federation of Cleveland President Erika B. Rudin-Luria and board vice chair Neil R. Waxman showed their continued support for Israelis and a desire to combat antisemitism during a nationwide federation solidarity mission to Israel, led by the Jewish Federations of North America from May 24 to May 28.

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06/02/2021

WATCH: Rally for Israel

Tags: Federation, Advocacy, Israel, Overseas

WATCH: Rally for Israel

Last month, Jewish Cleveland came together to show our support at a Rally for Israel. More than 500 community members walked from the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland together in solidarity with Israel, and sent a message of peace and healing across the world.

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04/16/2021

Hundreds Celebrate Israel’s 73rd Birthday

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Hundreds Celebrate Israel’s 73rd Birthday

As the state of Israel rang in its 73rd anniversary, hundreds of people across Cleveland showed their patriotism during the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Yom Ha’atzmaut festival April 15.

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04/14/2021

Former IDF Soldier Recounts Death During Yom Hazikaron Event

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas

Former IDF Soldier Recounts Death During Yom Hazikaron Event

Efi Mazor, the people-to-people coordinator at Partnership 2Gether Beit Shean-Valley of Springs-Cleveland and a former solider of the Israel Defense Forces, recalled an IDF doctor’s bravery and selflessness during the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s annual Yom Hazikaron commemoration April 13.

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04/14/2021

Fostering a Love for Israel

Tags: Federation, legacy, Israel, Overseas

Fostering a Love for Israel

Karen Tucker’s lifelong love of Israel has roots in her youth. At 13 years old, she vividly remembers watching the news coverage of Israel, then a fledgling nation, fight for its survival in the Six Day War. As a college student, she attended rallies, spoke out in support of Israel, and donated funds to help the country defend itself during the Yom Kippur War.

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04/08/2021

Yom Ha’atzmaut to celebrate Israel via hybrid format

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Family, Arts

Yom Ha’atzmaut to celebrate Israel via hybrid format

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will ring in the state of Israel’s 73rd anniversary with a festival boasting in-person and virtual options April 15.

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