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JEC Highlights


Early Childhood Educators Fight to Get Vaccinated

Jessica Robins, Early Childhood Director at the Mandel JCC, and Katie Theobald, Early Childhood Director at Temple Emanu El, are the leadership behind a campaign to get early childhood educators vaccinated sooner rather than later. They established a petition on that is heading to 15,000 signatures and since then have been interviewed by a number of media outlets including local TV stations, NPR and the CJN.

Hamantaschen Adds Sweetness to Purim Celebrations

Thanks to The Plain Dealer for writing such a sweet article about this past weekend's Young Adult Hamantashen baking event at lucy's sweet surrender bakery! We has so much fun and we are thrilled to be front page news! Check us out!

Listening to Our Tweens

Nachama Skolnick Moskowitz describes the JECC's exciting curricular work for tweens done in partnership with The Temple-Tifereth Israel and Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple

A Community Model for Supporting “Beyond the Classroom Experiences” by Judith Schiller, Director of the Retreat Institute of the JECC

Through our involvement with Shinui: The Network for Innovation in Part-Time Jewish Education, we have seen first-hand the benefits of sharing an effective model with colleagues. In this spirit, we are compelled to share the model of the Retreat Institute (RI), a program of the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland (JECC) that receives generous support from the Jewish Federation of Cleveland. The RI supports congregations, schools, and other Jewish organizations plan and implement “beyond the classroom” experiences – uniquely impactful opportunities for deeper learning, community building, and for fostering a love of Judaism.

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Education Directors Network Meeting
Date: 3/10/2021, 11:45 AM 12:45 PM
Daylight Saving Time Begins
Date: 3/14/2021
Camp Leadership Scholarship Application Due
Date: 3/15/2021
Special Needs Camp Scholarship Application Due
Date: 3/15/2021
Early Childhood Directors Network Meeting
Date: 3/17/2021, 12 PM 1 PM
Erev Pesach
Date: 3/27/2021
Pesach, Day 1
Date: 3/28/2021
Pesach, Day 2
Date: 3/29/2021
Pesach, Intermediate Day 1
Date: 3/30/2021
Pesach, Intermediate Day 2
Date: 3/31/2021

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