Since Israel’s establishment 70 years ago, Israel and the diaspora haven’t always seen eye to eye on some topics. As the Jewish Federation of North America prepares for its general assembly Oct. 22-24 in Tel Aviv, it’s prepared to dive deeper into what divides and ultimately connects America…
Cleveland is in the works of becoming the “North Coast Hollywood” with the opening of Cleveland State University’s school of film and media arts, making it Ohio’s first stand-alone film school.
J Street President Jeremy Ben-Ami and JINSA President Michael Makovsky will discuss security challenges facing Israel and ways the U.S. can help ensure the future of the country at a free discussion at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 21 at the Mandel Jewish Community Center, 26001 S. Woodland Road, in Beachwood.
Howie Beigelman, executive director of Ohio Jewish Communities in Columbus, received the Larry S. Moses Outstanding Young Professional Award Oct. 11 at the 17th annual Jewish Professionals Community Reception, organized by JewishColumbus.
Glenmede Trust Company N.A. in Beachwood is bringing in family wealth consultant James Grubman of FamilyWealth Consulting in Northfield, Mass., to discuss the unique issues, concern and family dynamics in affluent families Nov. 1 at Union Club of Cleveland.
In a goal to increase dialogue about mental illness and addiction to Jewish community leaders and clergy, Case Western Reserve University’s Siegal Lifelong Learning will hold a workshop focused on addiction and mental health issues Oct. 25 at Landmark Centre in Beachwood.
David Gregory, a CNN political analyst, said he believes there is more keeping Jews together than apart, yet the differences can take center stage and form a rift through the Jewish community.
Members of University Heights’ government seem to sing a common refrain about University Square, the shopping plaza on the corner of Cedar Road and Warrensville Center Road, frequently using the following adjectives to describe the troubled property that was originally built in 2002:
Friends of the Israel Defense Forces welcomed active duty soldiers at its annual dinner Oct. 14 and paid tribute to Israel’s soldiers, past and present, who have defended Israel’s since the country’s founding in 1948.
Orange resident Yael Amitz-Lev Sperber is familiar with the type of positive impact the Jewish Federation of Cleveland can have on people’s lives. After all, she benefited from the organization when she relocated to the Cleveland area from Israel three years ago.
After losing her battle to triple negative breast cancer in May 2017, Jennie Goas Silverman’s dedication to her Chicago students lives on in part from the continued support from Clevelanders.
If you search Israeli counter-terrorism expert Steve Gar’s name online, one of the first hits you’ll get is a headline calling him “the Jewish Jack Bauer,” referencing the special agent from the long-running FOX TV series “24,” but that’s not really what Gar does.
Since the death of his 6-year-old son, Daniel, Mark Barden has devoted his efforts to founding Sandy Hook Promise, which focuses on both mental health and gun control.
The harrowing story of addiction may not seem like an appropriate theme for a play geared toward middle- and high-school students, but one theater group is on a mission to bring it to Cleveland as a way to raise awareness about the epidemic.
Citing the legacy built by his two predecessors, Harlan M. Sands, Cleveland State University’s third consecutive Jewish president, laid out an ambitious and specific agenda for his presidency at his investiture Oct. 5.