Upcoming Events for You

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Check out our upcoming events, including a panel discussion of community leaders from the Black, Latinx, and Jewish communities, wellness events for the entire community, and more.

February 9
74th Annual Meeting of Community Relations Committee & Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture: Overcoming Challenges Together 

Our panel of community leaders from the Black, Latinx, and Jewish communities will discuss “Overcoming Challenges Together” that will explore the obstacles each community individually faces and how we can address these issues together. Plus, enjoy special virtual performances by Julia De Burgos Cultural Arts Center and Karamu Performing Arts Theatre!

7 – 8:15 pm


February 14
PJ Library Tumbles at Home with The Little Gym

Let's get moving indoors with The Little Gym Shaker Heights! Join us for a morning of interactive fun as we learn indoor activities and movement we can do at home.

Great for ages up to 5 years old; older siblings welcome. Limited spots available!

9:30 – 10:30 am


February 15
Appreciative Cooking with Chef Douglas Katz

Activate your senses! Join us for a cooking demonstration and conversation with Cleveland Chef Douglas Katz about wellness through the art of cooking and how food can nourish your body, mind, and spirit. Plus, learn how your Federation works with local partner organizations to combat food insecurity in the Jewish Cleveland community during the COVID-19 pandemic.

5 – 6 pm


February 22
Finding Calm During Chaos

Have you mastered the art of worrying during COVID-19? Join mindfulness experts Lori Wald and Yoshi Silverstein to learn techniques incorporating movement and stillness to help you make peace with your worries and bring more calm to your daily routine. In addition, hear how our partners in Israel utilize mindfulness techniques to help at-risk youth through our Federation-supported Youth Futures program.

7 – 8 pm


February 23
Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Contemporary Israeli Cinema

Join us for a virtual panel discussion to discuss “Diversity, Equity & Inclusion in Contemporary Israeli Cinema.” Attendees will screen two short films and hear Eran Polishuk, CEO and founder of Chapter Two Films, in conversation with Gregg Levine, chair of Federation's Community Relations Committee and board member of the Cleveland International Film Festival, and Susan Wasserman, co-chair of the Mandel JCC Jewish Film Festival and board member of the Anti-Defamation League.

5 – 6 pm


February 24
"So Many Roles" Weekly Wellness PJ Library Parent Discussion

Parents' identities are shifting and being the “enforcer” for remote learning is one role most are not used to, especially while many of us are working at the same time. Attend this discussion group for a chance to process the experience and share strategies for balancing.

12 – 1 pm


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