Caring for plants is fun and can be done any time of year. In honor of the Jewish holiday of Tu B’Shevat, the Jewish New Year of the Trees, we offer a few winter, indoor suggestions for nurturing a green thumb in your children.
Daryl and Kerry Kertesz of University Heights are so proud to be a young family in Jewish Cleveland. They love spending time with their two daughters, whether it’s visiting a new museum exhibit or supporting the community at Super Sunday.
Tu B’Shevat, or New Year for the Trees, is coming up. Although there's still snow on the ground in some parts of the United States, this holiday marks the start of spring in Israel. One way that some people celebrate is by eating foods from the “Seven Species,” foods that were grown in ancient Israel. The Seven Species are wheat, barley, grapes, figs, pomegranates, olives, and dates.
We, at Federation, are committed to caring for those in need. And, through the IMPACT! initiative, volunteers ages 50+ can help meet those needs in many different ways. InMotion is a nonprofit center devoted to the health and well-being of those affected by Parkinson’s Disease and other movement disorders.
Jim Hartnett, director of community wide security for the Jewish Federation of Cleveland, could not have predicted how timely a bomb threat management workshop would be when he scheduled it six months ago.
Churches and other faith-based organizations in Cleveland are taking an increasingly active role in supporting CMSD students, with more than a dozen of them offering tutoring services for over 30 schools.