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During the Jewish High Holy Days, the Kol Israel Foundation and Jewish Federation of Cleveland will honor and commemorate the six million Jews who perished in the Holocaust with an annual fall memorial service. This in-person, drop-in event will be held on Sunday, September 27 from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm at the Cleveland Holocaust Memorial Monument in Zion Memorial Park (5461 Northfield Road, Bedford Heights). The monument was built by Kol Israel members in 1961 and contains ashes from concentration camps of Europe.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Keith Libman is the 2020 recipient of the Gries Family Award in recognition of his lasting impact of Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. For 25 years, the Gries Family Award has honored individuals who have demonstrated extensive top leadership in Federation and other local Jewish organization activities, as well as significant leadership in Greater Cleveland’s general community. Libman, a dedicated community volunteer and partner at Bober Markey Fedorovich, was presented the award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board of Trustees meeting on August 26.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today its next cohort of Young Leadership Division (YLD) Microgrant Program recipients. Through its Microgrant Program, YLD looks to expand upon the thriving, vibrant Jewish Cleveland young adult community by empowering individuals or groups to create, plan, and host experiences for Jewish Clevelanders ages 22-45.
Jewish Family Service Association of Cleveland, Gesher Cleveland and the Hebrew Free Loan Association of Northeast Ohio tackled personal finances topics like budgets, unemployment and loans in a webinar June 18 to help guide attendees through difficult financial situations created by COVID-19 shutdowns.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood’s Webinar, “Thriving in Survival Mode: Practical Tips for Parents with Young Children,” offered guidance on creating balance, structure, coping with changing relationships and building resiliency and responsibility in children.
Seven public and private sector organizations partnered together to fulfill the need for protective face masks on behalf of local service organizations as they continue to serve the community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Many people have made it a practice to give their time, talent and treasure to make the world a better place. They often give to the same organizations year after year, to annual campaigns, specific programs or certain interest areas.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland today announced that Enid Rosenberg has been named the 96th recipient of the Charles Eisenman Award, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s highest civic honor for outstanding contributions to our community. The Federation will recognize Rosenberg and celebrate our community at the 116th Annual Meeting on Thursday, May 14. All are welcome to attend this virtual event.