Eighteen young professionals from St. Petersburg, Russia, visited Cleveland from July 21 to July 26 as part of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Lehava Leadership Program. Lehava participants are the current generation of young adults involved in Cleveland’s sister city of St. Petersburg, Russia and visit Cleveland to learn more about the essential components of a thriving, diaspora Jewish community. During their visit, Lehava participants met with more than 100 community members to better understand the essential components of our Cleveland Jewish community and the importance of shared values, communal decision-making and social responsibility. While here, the participants had home hospitality experiences, did a scavenger hunt through 12 sites in Jewish Cleveland, had a happy hour with young professionals in The Flats, and created food packages at the Cleveland Kosher Food Pantry. To learn more about the Lehava Leadership program and the Federation’s work overseas, visit jewishcleveland.org.