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.
After conducting nearly 65 meetings to determine where the $32.7 million raised from the 2019 Campaign for Jewish Needs will be dedicated, the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s allocation committee proposed its recommendation to Federation’s board of trustees, which unanimously approved the recommendations June 17.
A recent trip to Israel geared for law enforcement did more than reinforce the need of current practices for Solon Police Chief Christopher Viland, it opened up communication between police chiefs of major cities with large Jewish populations.
Salt can be used for many things. But have you ever thought of salt as art? World-renown, Israeli artists, Sigalit Landau and Yotam From have taken salt to new heights (and depths) as a medium for their art by submerging and preserving items with salt from the Dead Sea. Through photos, videos, and print, they’ve taken every day items like a challah cover, work boots, and more to create lasting works of art.
When Rachel “Ruchie” Freier was approaching 30 years old, she was done being a legal secretary. During a get-together before Passover that year, she announced to her friends she was going to college and would become a lawyer.
We hope you'll join us at some of our upcoming Federation events this month. There's something for everyone! To learn more or register, simply click on the links corresponding to the event you're interested in attending.