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08/14/2020

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

Tags: Federation, PR, Young Adults

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

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.

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08/12/2020

Students Gain Leadership Skills, Volunteer Through L.E.V. Campus Fellowship

Tags: Federation, Blog, Volunteer, Young Adults

Students Gain Leadership Skills, Volunteer Through L.E.V. Campus Fellowship

While COVID-19 was causing plenty of damage felt in the present, it was also leaving a trail of destruction stretching into years forward.

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08/04/2020

The “Heart” of Jewish Cleveland

Tags: Federation, Partner Agency, Young Adults, Volunteer

The “Heart” of Jewish Cleveland

Around 23 million Americans filed for unemployment in April 2020 – not including the millions of college students who have not entered the work force yet, many of whom planned on doing so this summer. Adam Hirsh, executive director of Hillel at Kent State University, a Federation beneficiary agency, recalls that it was “heartbreaking to hear of all of the cancelled jobs, internships, trips and other planned summer experiences” of the students he works with.

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07/27/2020

Israel: A Home Away from Home

Tags: Federation, Blog, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

Israel: A Home Away from Home

I’m stronger. I’m independent. I’m lighter. I’m heavier. I’ve said yes. I’ve gained perspective. I’ve learned. I’ve grown.

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06/08/2020

State of Cleveland Food Community During Pandemic Discussed

Tags: Federation, Blogs, Young Adults

State of Cleveland Food Community During Pandemic Discussed

As the COVID-19 pandemic presses on, the Cleveland restaurant community is beginning to understand the real impacts of closures and the fear of going out even after restrictions have been lifted.

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05/26/2020

Apply Now: YLD Microgrant Program

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

Apply Now: YLD Microgrant Program

In these unprecedented times, the YLD Microgrant Program* is an outstanding opportunity to create community in a safe and innovative way.

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05/20/2020

248 Virtual Global Summit Offers Information on Community Initiatives

Tags: Federation, Blogs, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

248 Virtual Global Summit Offers Information on Community Initiatives

The first 248 Virtual Global Summit on May 17 highlighted community initiatives from North America, Europe and Israel.

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02/05/2020

Young Leadership Division Microgrant Program December 2019 Recipients

Tags: Federation, Young Leadership Division, YLD, Young Adults, Awards, Leadership

Young Leadership Division Microgrant Program December 2019 Recipients

Mazel tov to the December 2019 Young Leadership Division Microgrant Program Recipients

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01/23/2020

3 Ways to Travel to Israel Right Now

Tags: I-connect, Beit Shean, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Teens, Women

3 Ways to Travel to Israel Right Now

If you are a young Jewish Clevelander interested in Israel travel experiences, we have 3 great ways to get you to Israel this summer. Applications are being accepted now. Join us!

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01/09/2020

YLD Names New Board Chair, Vice Board Chair, Adds 12 New Members to its Board

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

YLD Names New Board Chair, Vice Board Chair, Adds 12 New Members to its Board

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) announced the appointment of Cameron Orlean as board chair and Abbie Pappas as board vice chair, effective January 2020. Cameron served as the YLD’s board vice chair last year. He succeeds Dayna Orlean in this role. YLD connects Jewish young adults, ages 22 – 45, to each other and the community through social, volunteer, leadership, and philanthropic activities.

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