Jewish Federations across the country are raising funds to support communities and individuals in Houston, San Antonio, Galveston, Corpus Christi and other areas that have been hammered by Hurricane Harvey. With record breaking volumes of rain having fallen through the weekend and expected to continue through tomorrow, extensive damage is continuing to mount.
During the Jewish High Holy Days, the Kol Israel Foundation and Jewish Federation of Cleveland will honor and commemorate the 6 million Jews who perished in the Holocaust. The 56th annual Fall Memorial Service will be on Sunday, September 24 at 2:00 pm at Zion Memorial Park (5461 Northfield Road, Bedford Heights). The service will be held in front of the Holocaust Memorial Monument, which was built by Kol Israel members and dedicated in 1961.
Chances are, your preschooler isn’t an expert on Rosh Hashanah celebrations (they’ve only been alive for a few of them so far). But it’s never too early to teach them about the traditions that make Rosh Hashanah so special!
Andy and Taryn Isaacs of University Heights love being a part of Jewish Cleveland. From hanging out at the JCC pool with their two children to enjoying the food at the various delis around town, the Isaacs enjoy the many choices for spending time in the city.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will kick off its 2018 Campaign for Jewish Needs at 7 p.m. Sept. 6 at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple’s Penni and Stephen Weinberg Social Hall in Beachwood with a focus on speakers who witnessed firsthand the effect of federation dollars around the world.
Michelle Hirsch, senior vice president of Brunswick Cos., officially was named chair of the Jewish Federation of North America’s National Young Leadership Cabinet at its annual retreat Aug. 9 to Aug. 12 in Scottsdale, Ariz.
Looking for a fun book that siblings of different age groups can enjoy together? Siblings Noa (age 5), Sam (age 2.5), and Jonah (age 2.5), worked with their parents, Stacey and Polly, to compile a list of their favorite PJ books to read all together. When they're not reading, this PJ Library family can be found exploring, and spending time with their two dogs, Toby and Idgie.
Imagine moving to the US without a place to call home, without a steady income, and without the ability to understand or speak the English language. Jewish Community Housing, a supporting foundation of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, provides low-income housing at Warrensville Community Apartments and Cedar Center Apartments to seniors 62+ and younger individuals with disabilities. Community Options coordinates activities and individual learning opportunities for those residents.