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Partnerships, Security Training Key to Safety

Partnerships, Security Training Key to Safety

Local police departments in the eastern suburbs of Cleveland credited the Jewish Federation of Cleveland for alerting them to a live hostage crisis in Colleyville, Texas, Jan. 15 just before noon and stepped up their response immediately.

Watch: Shine a Light on Antisemitism

Watch: Shine a Light on Antisemitism

This Chanukah, your Federation invited people of all faiths to come together, celebrate Chanukah, and ‘Shine a Light’ on antisemitism with a community menorah lighting. We’re grateful for all our guests and community partners for joining us.

Why I Give: Federation's Giving Societies

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!

Five Ways to Enhance Your Year-End Giving

Five Ways to Enhance Your Year-End Giving

Your gift to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland provides vital support to those in need in Cleveland and around the world. Consider these tips to make your philanthropy even more effective before year-end:

Recognizing Abbie Pappas, Wolf Award Recipient

Recognizing Abbie Pappas, Wolf Award Recipient

Abbie was recognized at our Campaign Closing Celebration for her dedication to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.

Thank You Bradley Sherman, 2021 and 2022 General Campaign Chair

Thank You Bradley Sherman, 2021 and 2022 General Campaign Chair

The success of our 2022 Campaign for Jewish Needs is due in large part to the strength of those at the helm. We are grateful to Bradley A. Sherman for his leadership as chair of the 2021 and 2022 Campaigns.

More Than $34 Million Raised in the 2022 Campaign for Jewish Needs

More Than $34 Million Raised in the 2022 Campaign for Jewish Needs

The community raised $34,023,524 from 11,379 donors representing 8,398 gifts to help care for one another, prepare for the future, share our perspectives, and repair our world. Thanks to the generous support of our donors and dedicated volunteers, we are – and will continue to be – HERE FOR GOOD! These totals were shared at the virtual Campaign Closing Celebration on December 8.

Year-End Planning Strategies: Go with What Works

Congress continues to negotiate the budget reconciliation package with details constantly in flux. The fluid political dynamic makes predicting which tax changes will become law a challenge. Despite the legislative uncertainty, you can still take advantage of these tax-wise strategies before year-end.

LIFE & LEGACY® Resources

LIFE & LEGACY® Resources

LIFE & LEGACY® is a partnership program offered by the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation that provides training, support and monetary incentives to help organizations secure meaningful after-lifetime legacy gifts. Through this program, a strong partnership between the Jewish Federation and its agencies is solidified.

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Teens: Apply for Saltzman Youth Panel

Applications are now open for the 2021-2022 Saltzman Youth Panel.

Navigating Alzheimer’s and Dementia Together

Navigating Alzheimer’s and Dementia Together

In early 2020, Betty was tasked with becoming the primary caregiver for her husband, Alan, after he was diagnosed with Lewy Body dementia. Not knowing where to begin, she turned to Jewish Family Service Association’s (JFSA) Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Caregiver Support program.

Meet Our 2021 Summer Interns

Meet Our 2021 Summer Interns

Welcome, Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s 2021 summer interns! Get to know this impressive group of college students who are spending their summer working with Team Federation.

Announcing the YLD Microgrant Program Recipients

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 empower Jewish young adults to build community and have an impact by hosting innovative experiences for Jewish Clevelanders ages 22-45.

Danielle Wild Receives Ruby Bass Challenge Award

Danielle Wild Receives Ruby Bass Challenge Award

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Danielle Wild of Beachwood was awarded the 2021 Ruby Bass Challenge Award, the organization’s most prestigious award for women philanthropists. Wild was honored with the award at the Federation’s Women IN Philanthropy virtual Signature Event on May 27.

Apply Now: LEADS 2021

Apply Now: LEADS 2021

Applications are now being accepted for LEADS 2021.

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. The panelists, made up of high school juniors and seniors, work together to understand various community needs and then make a formal recommendation to the Federation’s Board of Trustees on how to distribute up to $50,000 in grant funding. Through this program, participants develop their leadership and group consensus building skills as they learn about the community decision-making and most importantly, tzedakah.

Cameron & Dayna Orlean, Wolf Award Recipients

Cameron & Dayna Orlean, Wolf Award Recipients

Dayna and Cameron were recognized at our Campaign Closing Celebration for their dedication to the Campaign for Jewish Needs.

Donors to Jewish Federation Help Keep Community Strong in Wake of Global Pandemic by Contributing $33.1M in Annual Campaign

Donors to Jewish Federation Help Keep Community Strong in Wake of Global Pandemic by Contributing $33.1M in Annual Campaign

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that $33,105,529 has been raised by more than 12,000 donors representing 8,701 gifts in the 2021 Campaign for Jewish Needs, the annual fundraising campaign that serves Jewish Cleveland and the global community. Additionally, through a match opportunity from the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Foundation, the community raised $1,000,000 for the Jewish Cleveland’s Coronavirus Emergency Relief Fund, contributing to a grand total of $15,416,989 toward this COVID relief effort to date. These totals were shared at the virtual Campaign Closing Celebration on December 9.

Ideas for Year End Giving

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

Jewish Federation To Celebrate 2021 Campaign for Jewish Needs at Special Virtual Campaign Closing Event

Jewish Federation To Celebrate 2021 Campaign for Jewish Needs at Special Virtual Campaign Closing Event

The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will host its annual Campaign Closing celebration on Wednesday, December 9 at 7:00 pm. The entire community is invited to attend this event, which will be held virtually.