The Jewish Federation of Cleveland, in partnership with Gesher Cleveland and the Legal Aid Society of Cleveland, is holding a free legal clinic on August 27 from 9:30 – 11:30 am at Green Road Synagogue (2437 South Green Road, Beachwood).
I grew up in Youngstown, Ohio. In middle school, my family moved to Florida, but we always kept our ties with Northeast Ohio. My brother went to Camp Wise; many years later, I ended up moving back to Cleveland and taking a job as the Assistant Director for Camp Wise.
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland is now seeking participants ages 50 and over for “Volunteer Beit Shean,” a hands-on volunteer experience to Beit Shean, Cleveland’s sister city in Israel. The city is known for its world-class hiking trails, beautiful natural springs, amazing bird watching, and spectacular ancient ruins. Volunteers will immerse themselves in Israeli culture while improving the lives of others.
In a low interest-rate environment, a charitable gift annuity offers an attractive solution if you seek steady income, an attractive return and low risk. A CGA gives the added satisfaction of doing well by doing good.
Rachel Lieberman just returned to Cleveland after nine months in Israel. She was volunteering through Masa Israel, a post-college service program, part of I-Connect, an initiative of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. Rachel chronicled her journey with Masa throughout her time there. Read about her Israeli experience and discover the adventures she had.
The Vilensky family of Solon is passionate about volunteering in Jewish Cleveland. Seth and Emily, as well as their two children, give of their time wherever they can. “It is sort of a win-win because we can spend time together and do something to better the world,” they said. “We know that many activities and organizations cannot run without the help of volunteers.”