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05/23/2022

The Home of Happiness Was Happy Once Again

Tags: Federation, Teens, Kids, Young Adults

The Home of Happiness Was Happy Once Again

April 30, 2020 will live in infamy for the Camp Wise community. On that day, the Mandel Jewish Community Center (MJCC) made the difficult decision to cancel the 2020 Camp Wise summer due to the worsening COVID-19 pandemic.

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05/04/2022

What Yom Hazikaron Means to Me

Tags: Federation, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults

What Yom Hazikaron Means to Me

When I was asked to write this blog post about Yom Hazikaron and my reflections about it as an Israeli, I was very hesitant. How can I put in words a custom you grow up with since childhood? Will I be able to do justice to the many layers and rituals of Yom Hazikaron? I will try to explain it and paint a picture from my own eyes growing up in Israel.

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05/02/2022

Sarah Zimmerman Receives the Yanowitz Award for Outstanding Young Community Leadership

Tags: Federation, Awards, Leadership, Partner Agency, Young Adults

Sarah Zimmerman Receives the Yanowitz Award for Outstanding Young Community Leadership

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Sarah Zimmerman has been awarded the 2021 Bennett and Donna Yanowitz Leadership Award, which recognizes and honors an outstanding young individual who has demonstrated commitment, involvement, and leadership within Cleveland’s Jewish community. She received the award at the Federation’s Board of Trustees meeting on April 27.

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04/13/2022

Jewish Federation's Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration Set for May 5

Tags: Federation, Teens, Israel, Overseas, Young Adults, Kids

Jewish Federation's Yom Ha'atzmaut Celebration Set for May 5

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host its annual Yom Ha’atzmaut celebration – a festival celebrating Israel’s Independence Day – on Thursday, May 5 at 6 pm outside at the Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage and The Temple-Tifereth Israel (2929 Richmond Road in Beachwood). It is free and open to the community.

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04/01/2022

Upcoming Events for You

Tags: Federation, Young Families, Young Adults, Women

Upcoming Events for You

This April, we're offering a great opportunity for volunteers to do good on Good Deeds Day, two unique ways to commemorate Yom Hashoah V'Hagvurah (Holocaust Remembrance Day), a fun Passover event for young families, and more.

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03/10/2022

Travel Blog: 2022 Weinberg Mission to Israel

Tags: Young Adults, Israel, Federation

Travel Blog: 2022 Weinberg Mission to Israel

Jewish Cleveland young leaders are having the adventure of a lifetime on the Young Leadership Division (YLD) Weinberg Mission to Israel! Participants are experiencing Israel’s vibrant arts and culture scene, learning about innovative technology, networking with leadership in the nation’s up and coming industries, tasting the flavors of the country, and more. Check out their Mission blog below!

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03/02/2022

Jewish Federation Announces New Scholarship Opportunity for Jewish Summer Camp Counselors

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

Jewish Federation Announces New Scholarship Opportunity for Jewish Summer Camp Counselors

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced today a new scholarship opportunity for Jewish Clevelanders who plan to work as staff at select Jewish overnight summer camps. The “Mandel Myers Fellowship Program” – funded by a $1,800,000 grant from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Supporting Foundation and a grant of $150,000 a year for the next three years from the David and Inez Myers Foundation – will enable Jewish overnight camps to attract and retain high caliber staff, help students from Cleveland offset the costs associated with attending a four-year accredited university, and add professional development experience to the camp counselor role to make it more competitive with other internship opportunities.

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03/01/2022

Upcoming Events for You

Tags: Federation, Young Families, Young Adults, Women

Upcoming Events for You

This March, we will discuss contemporary antisemitism with renowned author Dara Horn, support the community by donating baby supplies and volunteering at the Cleveland Chesed Center, enjoy fun events for young families, and more.

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01/19/2022

YLD Names New Board Chair, Adds Seven New Members to its Board

Tags: Federation, Young Adults

YLD Names New Board Chair, Adds Seven New Members to its Board

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Young Leadership Division (YLD) announced that Ryan Levine will succeed Abbie Pappas as the division’s board chair, effective January 2022. 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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12/16/2021

Why I Give: Federation's Giving Societies

Tags: Young Adults, Federation, Video, Campaign, Women, Israel, Overseas

Why I Give: Federation's Giving Societies

We recognize donors who give to the Campaign for Jewish Needs with our giving societies. Because of our donors’ generous support, we are able to drive meaningful change, provide relief in times of crisis, and so much more. Thank you!

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