Sunday, March 3, 2013
Cleveland Heights Patch welcomed three new bloggers this week. Read more about some interesting topics here.
Cleveland Heights Patch welcomed three new bloggers to the site this week. In case you missed it, check out their first posts below: 1. Park Synagogue joined to let us know about an exciting event in March. Did you know the synagogue was designed by architect Eric Mendelsohn? Find out more here. 2. Real estate agent Wendy Kunash penned a blog for home buyers defining the term "DOM," and what it says about the home. See what DOM translates to here. 3. Lastly, Kaye Lowe logged on to tell us the Cedar Fairmount Summer Festival organizers are looking for participants. The festival is in its 12th year. If you want to know more, click here. Have something to say or promote? Start your blog on Patch today. It's easy, we promise! Click here and …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Join us for Shabbat services as we kick-off a weekend celebration of Park Synagogue's world-renowned architect, Eric Mendelsohn.
Saturday, December 29, 2012
Students have a chance to win money for a creative arts entry
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The Federation will reward the best entries regarding the Warsaw ghetto uprising
The Jewish Federation of Cleveland will offer a total of $2,500 to winning entries in its 2013 creative arts contest for middle school and high school students. All students in grades 6-12 in Northeast Ohio schools are invited to submit creative writing and visual arts entries. This year's theme is the "Warsaw Ghetto Uprising." Next year marks the 70th anniversary of the Warsaw ghetto uprising, when Jewish resistance fighters held off German oppression for a month. Participating students are asked to use the uprising or others as inspiration in their projects. The Federation suggests writing or designing from the point of view of a fighter, inhabitant or somebody on the outside looking in as a few examples. The deadline for submissions is …
Thursday, October 27, 2011
90 photos that define Cleveland Heights
Cleveland Heights officially became a city in 1921. Cleveland Heights Patch is observing that 90th anniversary by compiling 90 photos to create an album of the city's past and present. We'll run the feature for 90 days, one photo at a time. Today's photo, from the 1940s, shows the construction on Park Synagogue. The building was designed by architect Eric Mendelsohn, and was the first American synagogue he designed. The synagogue is located on the site of the old Park School. Members bought the property in 1942, after convincing the Catholic Diocese not to bid on it. The Park property immediately became the eastern branch of the Cleveland Jewish Center. Shortly after, Leonard Ratner, a synagogue member, became convinced that the Synagogue …