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02/18/2022

JFSA Keeps Seniors Safe and Connected

Tags: Federation, Partner, Video

JFSA Keeps Seniors Safe and Connected

The pandemic left our older adults, Russian-speaking, and Holocaust survivor communities feeling isolated and disengaged. Watch this video to see how our beneficiary agency, Jewish Family Service Association, is reinventing how volunteers can keep seniors safe, healthy, happy, and connected:

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12/07/2021

Combating Antisemitism Through icnext

Tags: Federation, Partner, Volunteer

Combating Antisemitism Through icnext

“icnext gives students the confidence and push they need to go on and continue to confront antisemitism and anti-Israel rhetoric when they leave home after high school,” said Tina Keller, Associate Director of @akiva. “These can be difficult and intimidating conversations, so we enable them to begin and practice in a comfortable setting.”

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12/06/2021

Safety in Our Jewish Day Schools

Tags: Federation, Partner, Security, Family, Day Schools

Safety in Our Jewish Day Schools

When a shooting had been reported at the Embassy Suites hotel in Beachwood on April 20, many buildings within the city immediately went into lockdown. For parents with children in schools nearby a shooting, this can be an especially stressful time.

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12/03/2021

New Psychiatric Children's Hospital Addresses County's Pressing Need

Tags: Federation, Partner, Video

New Psychiatric Children's Hospital Addresses County's Pressing Need

Bellefaire JCB, founded over 150 years ago as the Jewish Orphan Asylum in Cleveland, Ohio, continues to innovate to meet the emerging needs of our community.

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10/11/2021

Setting the Stage for Holocaust Education

Tags: Federation, Partner, Advocacy, Teens, Video

Setting the Stage for Holocaust Education

Testimony Theater Cleveland is a program in which 7th-12th grade students interview Holocaust survivors and their families about their experiences and then act out those stories as a powerful and emotional stage performance.

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10/04/2021

Delivering Comfort and Food In Jewish Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Partner, Volunteer

Delivering Comfort and Food In Jewish Cleveland

Twice a week, Katie, a Holocaust survivor, has meals delivered to her by a volunteer through Jewish Family Service Association (JFSA), a Federation beneficiary agency. Katie is one of hundreds of people every week in our community who receive hot meals through JFSA. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, JFSA staffers stepped up to meet the rapidly increasing demand. And once community members could resume delivery duties, a new, younger crop of volunteers emerged. "I can't stand up or walk as much as I used to be able to," Katie said. "So, I really appreciate having the meals come to me. But I enjoy the people who deliver it even more; they're such lovely, wonderful people."

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10/01/2021

Federation Selected For Grinspoon LIFE & LEGACY Initiative

Tags: Federation, Family, PJ Library, Day Schools, Partner, Philanthropy

Federation Selected For Grinspoon LIFE & LEGACY Initiative

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland was selected to participate in the 2021 LIFE & LEGACY initiative, a national Jewish legacy giving program run by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation.

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05/22/2018

From Cleveland to Israel: An 8th Grade Reflection

Tags: Partner, Israel, Family, Teens, Overseas, Federation

From Cleveland to Israel: An 8th Grade Reflection

Each year, 8th graders from Gross Schechter Day School and Mandel Jewish Day School – two of Federation’s beneficiary agencies, travel to Israel to experience in-person everything they’ve learned in the classroom about Israeli culture and history. They also have a chance to spend time with their peers in Beit Shean, Cleveland’s sister city.

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01/12/2018

Penny Wars: Mandel JDS Students Donate to Jewish Federation

Tags: PR, Partner, Campaign

Penny Wars: Mandel JDS Students Donate to Jewish Federation

They say a penny saved is a penny earned, but in this case, Mandel JDS students did a lot more than save their pennies - they donated 717 dollars worth to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Campaign for Jewish Needs.

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02/09/2017

Survivors Receive Free Hearing Aids

Tags: Federation, PR, Partner

Survivors Receive Free Hearing Aids

Holocaust survivors received free hearing aids at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building in Beachwood on Jan. 25, thanks to a partnership between the nonprofit Hearing Missions Foundation and Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland.

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