Cleveland City Hall
Jewish American Heritage Month Celebration

Jewish American Heritage Month Celebration

Monday, May 7

5:30 – 7pm

Free and Open to the Public

Cleveland City Hall Rotunda

601 Lakeside Ave.

Join us Sunday, May 6 for Free Admission & Programs at the Maltz!

May is Jewish American Heritage Month, set aside by Congressional resolution and Presidential proclamation to recognize the illustrious history of Jewish contributions to American culture.  Join the Maltz Museum, Mayor Frank Jackson, and members of the community to celebrate.  Entertainment will be provided by Dance Israeli!


After the ceremony, guests are welcome to stay for the City Council Meeting at 7 pm where scholarship finalists from this year’s Stop The Hate: Youth Speak Out! essay contest will be recognized early in the meeting.



5:30 – View artifacts from the Jewish Archives of Western Reserve Historical Society

6:00 – Welcome by Maltz Museum Executive Director Judi Feniger

6:03 – Remarks from Mayor Frank Jackson

6:05 – Remarks from Cleveland City Council President Martin Sweeney

6:10 – Additional Remarks from Judi Feniger

6:15 – Performance by Dance Israeli!

6:35 – Enjoy desserts courtesy of Pierre’s Ice Cream; view displays

7:00 – City Council meeting begins; “Stop the Hate” scholarship winners honored


FREE BUSSING AVAILABLE – the Maltz Museum will be providing transportation to Cleveland City Hall for any individual or group interested.  Busses will depart the Maltz Museum parking lot at 4:45pm; busses will leave City Hall at 7:10pm.  Interested parties MUST RSVP to Adam Teresi by Wednesday, May 2 at 216.593.0584 or by clicking the RSVP button below.