The Jewish Federation of Cleveland announced that Keith Libman is the 2020 recipient of the Gries Family Award in recognition of his lasting impact of Cleveland’s Jewish and general communities. For 25 years, the Gries Family Award has honored individuals who have demonstrated extensive top leadership in Federation and other local Jewish organization activities, as well as significant leadership in Greater Cleveland’s general community. Libman, a dedicated community volunteer and partner at Bober Markey Fedorovich, was presented the award at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland Board of Trustees meeting on August 26.
“As Americans, we have fought for that right throughout our history,” moderator Bradley J. Schlang, government relations chair at the Jewish Federation of Cleveland in Beachwood, said during an Aug. 12 voting rights panel hosted on Zoom.
Whether returning to school virtually or in-person, experts from Bellefaire JCB and Senders Pediatrics through a webinar Aug. 18, provided parents with advice to help their children adjust to the new school year amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Bradley A. Sherman said he knew becoming the chair of the 2021 and 2022 Jewish Federation of Cleveland Campaigns for Jewish Needs would pose challenges – but when he learned of the toll of the COVID-19 pandemic, he became overwhelmed.