Friday, February 21

City Club of Cleveland’s “Paying the Price: College Costs, Financial Aid and the Betrayal of the American Dream,” noon-1:30 p.m., 850 Euclid Ave., Cleve. For more info, visit

Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center’s “Contemporary Perspectives on Gender and Sexuality: Understanding Homophobia in our Forefathers - Rethinking how Kohut Actually Worked” with Janna Sandmeyer, 6:30-8 p.m., 2460 Fairmount Blvd., Cleve. Hts. For more info and tickets, visit

Temple Am Shalom spaghetti dinner, 6 p.m., 7599 Center St., Mentor. $8 adult, $5 children.

Saturday, February 22

Beth Israel-The West Temple casino night, 6:30-10 p.m., 14308 Triskett Rd., Cleve. $45 at

Western Reserve Historical Society’s Black History on Tap “The Living Legacy of Leo’s Casino,” 5-9 p.m., Cleveland History Center, 10825 East Blvd., Cleve. Free-$25 at

Cleveland Psychoanalytic Center’s “Community Panel Discussion: Foundations of Care to Transgender and Gender Diverse Persons in Cleveland,” 9:30-11:30 a.m.; “Exploring Transgender Identities: Entering the world of Gender Variance” with Melanie Suchet, 12:45-2:15 p.m., 2460 Fairmount Blvd., Cleve. Hts. For more info and tickets, visit

Sunday, February 23

Friendship Circle Teen Volunteer Educational Seminar, 5:30-7 p.m. boys, 7:30-9 p.m. girls, Friendship Circle, 27900 Gates Mills Blvd., Pepper Pike. For more info and to register, contact Raizy Hoen at or call 216-905-2178.

Mastery School of Hawken Informational Session, 1 p.m., 11025 Magnolia Dr., Cleve. RSVP to 440-423-2955.

Temple Israel Ner Tamid’s Stop the Bleed training, 12:30 p.m., 1732 Lander Rd., Mayfield Hts. RSVP is not needed.

State of Ohio and County of Cuyahoga legislative update with the B’nai Jeshurun Men’s Club, 7-8:30 p.m., 27501 Fairmount Blvd., Pepper Pike.

Monday, February 24

JLC class series “Great Debates” with Rabbi Ephraim Nisenbaum on “The Mussar Debate,” 8 p.m., JLC Waxman Torah Center, 2195 S. Green Rd., Univ. Hts. Register to or 216-691-3837.

“Dying of Whiteness: How the Politics of Racial Resentment is Killing America’s Heartland” talk with author Jonathan Metzl, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Quaker Station, 135 S. Broadway St., Akron. Free, but RSVP required at

Tuesday, February 25

Youngstown JCC’s Hebrew primer course, 11:45 a.m., 505 Gypsy Ln., Youngstown. $40 for members and $55 for nonmembers. For more info, visit

Women of Fairmount Temple’s dollmaking project, 9:30-11:30 a.m., 23737 Fairmount Blvd., Beachwood. For more info, contact Nancy Klein at 216-752-4123.

Park Synagogue sisterhood programming, 10 a.m., 27500 Shaker Blvd., Pepper Pike. RSVP to Rita Weintraub at 440-683-1025.

CWRU’s Siegal Lifelong Learning program’s “Twenty-First Century Anti-Semitism and its Origins,” 1:30-3:30 p.m., Landmark Centre, 27500 Science Park Dr., Beachwood. For more info, visit

Green Road Synagogue’s Cholent Cook-Off, kiddush, 2437 S. Green Rd., Beachwood.

The Gathering Place’s “Watchful Waiting: How to cope when you feel like you are doing nothing,” 2-3:30 p.m., 25425 Center Ridge Rd., Westlake. RSVP to 216-595-9546.

“EdChoice, Vouchers and Ohio School Funding: The Issues and Impact” forum, 7 p.m., Landmark Centre, 25700 Science Park Dr., #100, Beachwood. Free and open to the public.

“Is Starting a Nonprofit Right For You” with SCORE Cleveland, 7-8:35 a.m., CHUH library Lee Road branch, 2345 Lee Rd., Cleve. Hts. Free.

Wednesday, February 26

Mandel JDS’ Hebrew Storytime, 9:15-10 a.m., Mandel JDS, 26500 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood. For more info, visit

Kesher: Connecting Mom and Me, 9:30-10:30 a.m., Gross Schechter Day School, 27601 Fairmount Blvd., Pepper Pike. Free, RSVP at

Israel Bonds Women’s Tour & Reception: Leonard Bernstein, 5:30-8 p.m., Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage, 2929 Richmond Rd., Beachwood. RSVP at

73rd annual meeting of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland’s Community Relations Committee & Sidney Z. Vincent Memorial Lecture, 7 p.m., Corporate College East, 4400 Richmond Rd., Warrensville Hts.

Thursday, February 27

“Anti-Semitism: Past, Present and Future,” 5:30-6:30 p.m., Youngstown JCC, 505 Gypsy Ln., Youngstown. $25 JCC and temple members, $35 nonmembers. RSVP at

The Ohio Rare Action Network’s Ohio Rare Disease Day 2020, 9 a.m.-noon, Harrington Discovery Institute 11407 Euclid Ave., Cleve. RSVP at

Friday, February 28

B’nai Jeshurun Congregation’s “Mind-Full Shabbat” with Rachel Weiser, 6 service, 7 dinner, 8 p.m. program, 27501 Fairmount Blvd., Pepper Pike. $25/person, free to ATID members/20s and 30s. To RSVP, visit


Saturday, February 22

Dinner with Crossroads for Jewish Singles of Cleveland, 7 p.m., Smokin’ Q’s BBQ, 718 SOM Center Rd., Mayfield. RSVP to Larry at 440-461-2720.

Saturday, February 29

Dinner with Crossroads for Jewish Singles of Cleveland, 7 p.m., The Pearl Asian Kitchen, 20060 Van Aken Blvd., Shaker Hts. RSVP to Ellen at 216-507-5403.

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