Loosely fashioned after the popular City Club Forum, these sessions provide the community with a unique luncheon program once a month, in which contemporary issues are discussed. Led by local university faculty and laypeople, this forum provides participants the opportunity to engage in meaningful questions and conversations.
In this session, we will reflect on what we do on the holiday of Simchat Torah; namely, finish the Torah. We then immediately proceed in two ways: we return to the beginning but we also read the opening verses of the next book, the Book of Joshua.
From the Group Plan to the Terminal Tower, Urban Renewal, and University Circle, Cleveland’s history is full of attempts at building a better community.
Letters from a navy soldier killed in the Pacific during WWII, photos of Israel's first Independence Day parade, a commemorative ashtray from a 1961 Jewish Federation fundraiser, a half-finished weaving of Hebrew letters, Yiddish letters wrapped carefully in a white cloth and hidden at the bottom of a box.