Welcome to @Akiva

Promoting Jewish Identity Among Cleveland’s Teens

2015-16 Selected Programs


In a unique pluralistic setting, High School @Akiva offers Hebrew language and lively Judaic studies courses taught by outstanding teachers. We provide teens in grades 8-12 with meaningful Jewish learning experiences in the company of their peers.

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israel.cleveland.next (icnext) is a unique two-year program that educates a dedicated group of Jewish high school sophomores and juniors from all denominations in the core issues of Israeli society and the geopolitical situation in Israel today.

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HaZamir Cleveland

HaZamir Cleveland is a chapter of an international organization. Part of a network of 32 choirs from Israel and the United States, it promotes high level Jewish choral singing, Jewish unity, connection to Israel, and teen leadership.

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As part of our effort to enrich the experiences of Cleveland’s teens, @Akiva is launching a new and exciting initiative, “Scholars in Residence”. Every year, this initiative will bring three different scholars to our teen community for up to a week’s residency.

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...more programs @Akiva 2015-16

Hebrew, On Your Own Terms…
A New Program For Cleveland Teens…
icnext 3 presents: iDay – an afternoon of fun, and great Israel experiences
Seniors Seniors Seniors Seniors Seniors Seniors Seniors Seniors Seniors
@Akiva will send High School seniors to AIPAC’s policy conference (March 20-23)
Free and Fun way to explore the Jewish life on College cCampus


Meet Our Educators


Our Mission

What's Our Goal?

@Akiva is a vibrant place for Cleveland teens to explore and grow in their devotion to Judaism and Israel while fostering everlasting friendships. From Hebrew and Judaic classes, to advocating for Israel through special activities, trips and community service, @Akiva offers unique programming throughout the year

Educational Vision

  • Out of the box, innovative thinking
  • Strong content-knowledge based programs
  • Outreach to teens beyond the schools and synagogues
  • New methods of delivery
  • Israel education as a strong foundation for Jewish identity


  • Hebrew and Israel education provider
  • Facilitator of community teen programs
  • Developer/connector/provider of teen programs
  • Responsibility for the cleveland.shin.shinim program

@Akiva In Action

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Contact Us

@Akiva is located at 26500 Shaker Blvd., Beachwood, OH
For more information, contact @Akiva at 216.367.1388 or email Tina Keller at tkeller@akivacleveland.org