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The mission of the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland is to ensure Jewish continuity in Cleveland by fostering and strengthening lifelong Jewish learning and education across diverse settings.

The vision of the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland is to inspire more people to find meaning and value in their lives through Jewish lifelong learning.

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2021 Educator Awards Announced! Featured Photo

2021 Educator Awards Announced!

The Jewish Education Center is pleased to announce the recipients of their 2021 Educator Awards. The Awards will be formally presented at the JEC’s 28th Annual Celebration, to be held on March 6, 2022.
Early Childhood Educators Fight to Get Vaccinated Featured Photo

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.

Save the Date!

Sunday, March 6, 2022 for the

28th Annual Celebration and

Educator Awards Ceremony

Presenting the Ratner-Goldberg Israel Fellowship, the Steiger Family Education Grant, the Dr. Sylvia Fleck Abrams Award for Special Education, the Libbie L. Braverman Award and the S. Lee Kohrman Award in Jewish Experiential Education.