Ohio’s Jewish federation leaders met with U.S. Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Cleveland, and Rob Portman, R-Cincinnati, March 13 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., to advocate for increased security funding for faith- and cause-based nonprofits with a high risk of terror attacks.
When thinking of the Passover seder meal, Yael Ron, the general manager at The Ritz-Carlton, Cleveland, remembers the big celebrations of her childhood and the gifts of new shoes or shirts to mark the beginning of a renewed time.
Rabbi Stephen Weiss brought condolences to Muslims at the Islamic Center of Cleveland’s Grand Mosque in Parma during Friday prayers on March 22.
The Orange High School Thespians may be in contention for Playhouse Square Dazzle Awards for their production of the musical “Chicago,” which takes the stage April 12 and 13 at the high school.
Two rabbis and a representative of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland spoke at a vigil March 15 at Cleveland City Hall following the shootings that killed 50 people in Christchurch, New Zealand.
Dave’s Markets owner Burton “Burt” Saltzman has shepherded his family’s business and steadfastly refuses to move his stores out of Cleveland, where seven of the 13 Dave’s are located.
A Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas grand jury has indicted David Gordon on six charges, including grand theft, claiming Gordon stole thousands of dollars from funds set up for the Brush High School baseball team and a scholarship created in honor of a Brush high school hockey player who…
Solon couple Elaine Eisner and Scott Gohn were looking for something specific when they started to search for their fourth au pair at the beginning of 2018.
Placing flyers with hate-filled images on buildings, known as a “flyering,” has become a frequent tactic among white supremacists, according to Anita Gray, director of development at the Anti-Defamation League in Cleveland.
The reassignment of Shaker Heights High School Principal Jonathan Kuenhle followed on the heels of an investigation into allegations of possible alcohol use at school functions, inappropriate comments regarding race and inappropriate remarks regarding sex, according to a public records reque…
The Kosher Food Pantry held its annual Music for Food benefit concert March 3 at Harcourt Manor, the historic Cleveland Heights home owned by Anya Rudd. Guests were entertained by musicians, including cellist Sharon Robinson, who donated their time and talent. Music for Food is a national mu…
Fifteen Youngstown State University students will present a “Model Knesset” simulation of Israel’s parliamentary process at Stambaugh Stadium on April 10. The simulation is a final project of the Israeli politics class taught by Adam Fuller.
Shaker Heights resident Susan Reis was named the 2019 Enduring Advocate for Social Change by the National Council of Jewish Women, NCJW/Cleveland announced in a news release March 6.
Providing skin care to others was a top priority for Laurice Koury, who had dealt with sensitive skin herself. Although she worked as an attorney, she did makeup and skin care on the side, which led her to open Laurice SkinCare & Cosmetics in 1982.
Northeast Ohio Medical University announced a 39 percent increase in donations for its Giving Day on March 6 and March 7, and thanks to a donor challenge from Huntington Bank, raised more than $112,000 in 24 hours, NEOMED announced in a news release on March 11.
About 300 people gathered at Solon’s gazebo March 17 in a show of solidarity with the Muslim community after 50 people were shot and killed at two mosques March 15 in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Chagrin Valley Islamic Center is holding an interfaith vigil for peace and understanding to honor the victims of the attacks on two New Zealand mosques at 5 p.m. March 17 at the Solon Gazebo, 6288 SOM Center Road in Solon.