The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Nan Cohen of Pepper Pike was awarded the 2018 Ruby Bass Award, the organization’s most prestigious award for women philanthropists. Cohen was honored with the award at the Federation’s Women’s Philanthropy Signature Event on October 29.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is heartbroken by the anti-Semitic act of violence that took place at The Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA on October 27, 2018. Our thoughts and prayers are with the families who are suffering in the Jewish community and throughout the entire City of Pittsburgh. May the memories of those who lost their lives be for a blessing.
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.
More than 3,000 people attended the 87th GA which took place this year Tel Aviv, Israel. The annual event came at an interesting time as Jews across North America have increasing voiced frustration over decisions made by the Government of Israel that adversely impacts them.
Before the Jewish Federations of North America’s annual general assembly in Tel Aviv began, incoming Jewish Federation of Cleveland President Erika Rudin-Luria shared how the gap between North American Jews and Israel can be bridged during a panel in front of Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.
Retiring Jewish Federation of Cleveland President Stephen H. Hoffman earned comparisons to a “gentle giant” and even to former Cleveland Cavaliers star LeBron James at an event honoring him Oct. 22 at the Jewish Federations of North American General Assembly.