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3 Ways to Travel to Israel Right Now

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!

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

Teens Making a Difference: Saltzman Youth Panel Blog

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland's Saltzman Youth Panel program educates Jewish Cleveland students about the philanthropic process and responding to Jewish and general community needs.

Adam R. Jacobs, Wolf Award Recipient

Adam R. Jacobs, Wolf Award Recipient

Adam was recognized at our Campaign Closing Celebration for his dedication to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.

$33,102,355 Raised in the 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs

$33,102,355 Raised in the 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs

More than $33.1 million has been raised by more than 13,000 donors representing 9,869 gifts to help care for one another, prepare for the future, share our perspectives, and repair our world. This is what "The Impact of Together" is all about!

Ideas for Year-End Giving

Your gift to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland provides meaningful support to those in need.

Katerina Rouzina Named 2019-2020 Roslyn Z. Wolf-JDC International Fellow

Katerina Rouzina Named 2019-2020 Roslyn Z. Wolf-JDC International Fellow

Katerina “Katya” Rouzina has been named the 2019-2020 Roslyn Z. Wolf Cleveland-JDC International Fellow. In this capacity, Katya will spend one year in Kharkov, Ukraine, working with the local Jewish community to plan and facilitate youth camps, Shabbat programming, leadership training platforms and community-wide programs. Established in 2003 by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, JDC (the global Jewish humanitarian organization), and the JDC Entwine Global Jewish Service Corps, the Roslyn Z. Wolf Cleveland-JDC International Fellowship is part of a cohort of nine young JDC Entwine Global Jewish Service Corps Fellows deployed around the world to address global issues through JDC and its partners.

Jewish Federation of Cleveland to Celebrate “The Impact of Together” at 2020 Campaign Closing Event

Jewish Federation of Cleveland to Celebrate “The Impact of Together” at 2020 Campaign Closing Event

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host its annual Campaign Closing Celebration on Wednesday, December 11 at 7:00 pm at Fuchs Mizrachi School (26600 Shaker Blvd in Beachwood). The entire community is invited to attend.

Adrienne Goldberg Receives Ruby Bass Award

Adrienne Goldberg Receives Ruby Bass Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Adrienne Goldberg of Pepper Pike was awarded the 2019 Ruby Bass Challenge Award, the organization’s most prestigious award for women philanthropists. Goldberg was honored with the award at the Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy Signature Event on October 30.

Take the Brunswick Companies BGS Challenge

Take the Brunswick Companies BGS Challenge

For every new Ben-Gurion Society gift of $1,000 or more, Brunswick will donate an additional $1,000 to the 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs.

Federation to Launch Campaign for Jewish Needs on August 28

Federation to Launch Campaign for Jewish Needs on August 28

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will launch the 2020 Campaign for Jewish Needs on Wednesday, August 28 at a special event that will be open to the public at 7:00 pm at B’nai Jeshurun Congregation (27501 Fairmount Blvd in Pepper Pike). The Campaign for Jewish Needs is the Federation’s annual fundraising campaign that raises the critical dollars needed to change and improve lives in Cleveland, Israel, and around the world.

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

Malpaso Dance Company of Cuba to Perform Israeli Masterwork

When Israeli choreographer Ohad Naharin, better known in the dance world as “Mr. Gaga,” ventured to Cuba the dancers of Malpaso Dance Company were somewhat apprehensive. Afterall, Naharin was known to be very demanding. But upon his arrival in Havana, the dancers found him to be very charming.

Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns

Meet Our 2019 Summer Interns

Welcome, Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2019 summer interns! Get to know this impressive group of college students who are spending their summer working with Team Federation.

A Fun Way to Spend a Summer Day at PJ Library Goes to Camp

A Fun Way to Spend a Summer Day at PJ Library Goes to Camp

A fun way to spend a summer day! Thank you for joining us at our annual PJ Library Goes to Camp for Family Fun Day.

From “The Land” to the Vatican: Federation-Supported Initiative Presented to Pope Francis

From “The Land” to the Vatican: Federation-Supported Initiative Presented to Pope Francis

General Mansour abu Rashid, chairman of the Amman Center for Peace and Development, left a lasting impression of hope on the Cleveland Jewish community when he visited in November 2018 to discuss “Israeli Jordanian Peace: How Did We Get Here & Where is it Going?” For the last 16 years, his message of peace has traveled the world, and most recently, caught the attention of the Vatican and Pope Francis.

11th Annual Summer Soirée: Thank You for Celebrating Summer with Us!

11th Annual Summer Soirée: Thank You for Celebrating Summer with Us!

A little bit of rain didn't stop us from having a good time! Thanks to all of you who joined us last night at the 11th annual Young Leadership Division and JCLE Summer Soirée.

Supporting Each Other and Jewish Cleveland at the Women's Philanthropy Spring Brunch

Supporting Each Other and Jewish Cleveland at the Women's Philanthropy Spring Brunch

This year, more than 350 women from across our diverse community came together to support each other and Jewish Cleveland at our annual Spring event. This tremendous turnout is further evidence of our shared commitment to making room for – and listening to – one another, no matter the topic.

Five Questions with Tamara Cofman Wittes

Five Questions with Tamara Cofman Wittes

Even though she grew up in East Lansing, Michigan – “enemy territory” as she calls it – Tamara Cofman Wittes headed south to Northeast Ohio to get her undergrad at Oberlin College. Her senior year, she wrote her thesis on the history of Jewish Cleveland, which sparked a successful career researching Jewish and Middle Eastern culture. Today, she serves as a senior fellow in the Center for Middle East Policy at Brookings Institution, a nonprofit public policy organization in Washington, D.C.

Beit Shean/Valley of Springs Becomes Official Sister City of Cleveland

Beit Shean/Valley of Springs Becomes Official Sister City of Cleveland

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is thrilled to share this milestone achievement. Congratulations to everyone who has been involved in Beit Shean/Valley of Springs who helped make this partnership possible.

Bedford Nissan Vehicles Add to Jewish Federation of Cleveland Security Fleet

Bedford Nissan Vehicles Add to Jewish Federation of Cleveland Security Fleet

In an effort to support and make the Jewish community more secure, one auto dealership has stepped up in a big way by donating two pickup trucks to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland for use by its security provider. This increases the mobile security fleet from two to four vehicles.

Jason Wuliger Receives Yanowitz Award

Jason Wuliger Receives Yanowitz Award

Jason Wuliger has been awarded the 2018 Bennett and Donna Yanowitz Leadership Award by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The award recognizes and honors an outstanding young individual who has demonstrated commitment, involvement, and leadership within Cleveland’s Jewish community. Wuliger will be presented with the award at the Federation’s Board meeting on April 30.