Shari Perlmuter grew up in Jewish Cleveland and has spent a lifetime not only giving her time and money to the Jewish Federation of Cleveland but her heart as well. In recognition of that lifelong commitment and passion for the Federation and the Jewish community, Shari is receiving this year’s Ruby Bass Award. Shari hopes her legacy of tikkun olam (repairing the world) lives on for years to come.
Jewish Clevelander Ron Goldstein recently traveled to Louisiana on an IMPACT! Volunteer Mission with his sights set on helping to rebuild New Orleans, 11 years after Hurricane Katrina. However, when Baton Rouge was hit was devastating floods, Ron and his group quickly rearranged their schedule to go where help was needed. This is Ron's story.
Be a volunteer at Super Sunday, Jewish Cleveland’s single largest one-day giveathon of the year! The Jewish Federation of Cleveland seeks volunteers to make calls that raise funds for the 2017 Campaign for Jewish Needs. The event takes place on Sunday, September 25 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel Building (25701 Science Park Drive, Beachwood).
Channel your time, energy, and talents! IMPACT! is offering a hands-on volunteer mission for Jewish Clevelanders age 50+. Join us! Immerse yourself in Israeli life while volunteering in Beit Shean/Valley of Springs, Cleveland’s sister city in Israel.
What comes next? That was the question to answer for attendees who joined Ratliff & Taylor’s Jennifer Cohen and Gregg Levine June 7 at “Planning For Retirement: Reinventing Your Life And Realizing Your Dreams.” The event was part of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s IMPACT! program, a volunteer initiative for adults over 50.
A reunion! Our Public Education Initiative (PEI) Fellows help oversee the largest literacy tutoring program in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District (CMSD) schools, helping more than 300 K-12 students in eight Cleveland schools learn how to read and write each year.