Support @akiva

Support @akiva

@akiva is a Program of the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland (JEC)

Why to Support @akiva Programs?

@akiva is the vibrant center for Cleveland’s Jewish teens to explore and grow their connections with Israel and Judaism while forming everlasting friendships. @akiva’s innovative thinking, strong content-based programs, extensive outreach and entrepreneurial way of engaging teens sets it apart as the community’s premier, inclusive teen center.

Opportunities for teens include:

Hebrew For Teens – the only initiative dedicated to teach teens Hebrew as a second language based on their needs and availability.

israel.cleveland.next (icnext) – This a unique two-year program educates high school sophomores and juniors from all denominations on the core issues of Israeli society and the geopolitical situation in Israel today. The first year culminates in a 10-day Israel mission.

Testimony Theater Cleveland – An educational and dramatic encounter between teens and first, second and third generation Holocaust survivors. The program meets weekly for rehearsals and culminates in a performance around Yom Hashoah.

Scholars In Residence program – Cutting-edge instructors will intellectually engage the teen community and their educators.

College Prep Initiative – This initiative provides students the opportunity to experience Jewish life on a college campus and also learn how to cope with and respond to anti-Semitic challenges on campus. 

JEC/OCC Community Cleveland Shin Shinim (Israeli volunteers on a gap year ) – The Shin Shinim are teen emissaries from Israel who work in the community providing Israel education enrichment programs, and serving as Israeli representatives to our youth across settings and ages. @akiva administers and coordinates the program for the community.

Other opportunities for teens include – Zikaron Ba’Salon” style program for teens; J2Gether ; J2Gether Jr. and more.

@akiva is committed to Jewish, Israel and Hebrew education as foundations of Jewish identity. Our students not only enrich our community today, but grow to be the next generation of Jewish leaders. Thank you for your support of @akiva.

Please consider making a donation to the Jewish Education Center to support the work of @Akiva.

@akiva is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and a partner agency of the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland

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Support @akiva

@akiva is a Program of the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland (JEC)

Why to Support @akiva Programs?

@akiva is the vibrant center for Cleveland’s Jewish teens to explore and grow their connections with Israel and Judaism while forming everlasting friendships. @akiva’s innovative thinking, strong content-based programs, extensive outreach and entrepreneurial way of engaging teens sets it apart as the community’s premier, inclusive teen center.

Opportunities for teens include:

@akiva is committed to Jewish, Israel and Hebrew education as foundations of Jewish identity. Our students not only enrich our community today, but grow to be the next generation of Jewish leaders. Thank you for your support of @akiva.

Please consider making a donation to the Jewish Education Center to support the work of @Akiva.

@akiva is a beneficiary agency of the Jewish Federation of Cleveland and a partner agency of the Jewish Education Center of Cleveland

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