2019 Installation Visitor’s Page


The Temple-Tifereth Israel looks forward to welcoming you to the Cleveland area to celebrate the Installation of Rabbi Jonathan Cohen May 17 and 18, 2019. Below you will find some helpful information as you plan your stay. We look forward to hosting you.

Event Schedule

5/17 – Friday Night, Shabbat Service and Installation: 7:00 PM

5/18 – Saturday Morning, Our Future: Informed Presentations. Congregational Conversations: 9:00 AM (RSVP req’d)

5/18 – Saturday Light Lunch Buffet: 11:45 AM

5/18 – Saturday Afternoon, Artist Workshop with Napoleon Maddox: 3:30 PM (RSVP req’d)

5/18 – Saturday Evening, Celebration Refreshments followed by Havdalah Service: 6:15 PM

5/18 – Saturday Night, Concert with Dessert Reception: 7:00 PM (RSVP Req’d)

All events will be held at The Temple-Tifereth Israel

Hotel Information

Embassy Suites

We have a block of rooms held at Embassy Suites, Beachwood under “Temple Tifereth Israel” at a flat rate of $109.00 per night for the nights of Thursday, May 16th through Saturday, May 18th if reservations are made by Friday, April 26th, 2019.

Address:  3775 Park East Drive, Beachwood, Ohio, 44122

Phone Number:  216-765-8066

Reservations Link

Hotel Location:

Things to do in the area:


Maltz Museum of Jewish Heritage – The Maltz Museum celebrates culture and explores identity to develop an appreciation for Jewish heritage and the diversity of the human experience, 2929 Richmond Rd, Beachwood, OH 44122, (216) 593-0575

The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Cleveland Museum of Art creates transformative experiences through art, “for the benefit of all the people forever.” – J. H. Wade II  The Cleveland Museum of Art offers dynamic experiences that illuminate the power and enduring relevance of art in today’s global society. The museum builds, preserves, studies, and shares its outstanding collections of art from all periods and parts of the world, generating new scholarship and understanding, while serving as a social and intellectual hub for its community.  11150 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106, 1-877-262-4748 Toll Free Ticket Number

Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland’s Museum of Contemporary Art (moCa) plays an urgent and exciting role in the city’s cultural landscape. As a non-collecting institution and the region’s only contemporary art museum, moCa is ever-changing, introducing new exhibitions three times a year and creating fresh experiences for visitors each season. 11400 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106,  216.421.8671

Cleveland Museum of Natural History, The Cleveland Museum of Natural History, believes that discovery starts with you. Explore their exhibits, meet wild animals, take a hike, join a class—all while creating meaningful memories. 1 Wade Oval Drive, Cleveland, OH 44106, admissions desk 216-231-4600

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, The Rock Hall’s exhibition space stretches over 55,000 square feet and seven levels, and features plenty of nooks and crannies filled with multimedia goodies to explore. 1100 Rock and Roll Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44114, 216.781.7625

Great Lakes Science Center, Their mission is to make science, technology, engineering and math come alive.  They have many hands-on exhibits and are mainly geared toward family and child interactions. There is an IMAX theater on site with daily showings that do not require museum admission. 601 Erieside Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44114, 216.694.2000

Crawford Auto Museum of the Western Reserve Historical Society, The Crawford Auto-Aviation Museum of the Western Reserve Historical Society depicts the automobile at various stages of development, both on a national and regional level. Its automobiles and artifacts are the centerpieces of two major exhibits at the Cleveland History Center in University Circle: Setting the World in Motion and REVolution: The Automobile in America. 10825 East Boulevard, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, (216) 721-5722

Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, The Cleveland Metroparks Zoo is a 183-acre zoo in Cleveland, Ohio. The Zoo is divided into several areas: Australian Adventure; African Savanna; Northern Wilderness Trek, The Primate, Cat & Aquatics Building, Waterfowl Lake, The RainForest, and the newly added Asian Highlands. (Wikipedia) 4101 Fulton Parkway, Cleveland, OH 44144, 216.635.3200

Greater Cleveland Aquarium, Their mission is to energize curiosity about aquatic life and the environment to inspire positive action. Captivating exhibits rich with aquatic biodiversity, friendly personalities, familiar faces and a nationally recognized historical foundation help bring this mission to life.  FirstEnergy Powerhouse, 2000 Sycamore Street, Cleveland, OH 44113, 216.862.8803

Cleveland Botanical Garden, located in the University Circle neighborhood of Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States, was founded in 1930 as the Garden Center of Greater Cleveland. It was the first such organization in an American city. 11030 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106, (216) 721-1600

Movies and Theater

Silverspot Cinema – A new state-of-the-art Movie Theater in Pinecrest with an enhanced 360 entertainment experience created for the true film lovers, 10 Park E Dr Suite218, Beachwood, OH 44122, (440) 201-1900

Cedar Lee Theater, For more than three decades the words “Cedar Lee Theatre” and “specialty film” have been synonymous in Cleveland. Ushering in an era when specialty film would transcend art-house appeal, and coupled with its unique concession stand the first to offer baked goods, sandwiches, specialty coffee drinks, and imported beer and wine the Cedar Lee Theatre continues to be the movie theater of choice for many Greater Clevelanders. 2163 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, OH, (216) 321-5411

Dobama Theater, Dobama Theatre was founded in 1959 by Donald and Marilyn Bianchi, Barry Silverman and Mark Silverberg. During those years, Dobama produced work on Coventry Road. and worked consistently to professionally produce plays of consequence not previously offered at other area theaters with a company of trained theatre artists. 2340 Lee Road, Cleveland Heights, OH 44118,  (216) 932-3396

Playhouse Square, As the country’s largest performing arts center outside of New York, the not-for-profit performing arts center utilizes the arts to engage individuals and attract more than one million guests per year to its 1,000+ annual events. 1501 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44115, Tickets 800-801-7407


Eton Chagrin Boulevard – From the hippest national brands to the best in local specialty retail, Eton has something for every style and occasion. Gourmet and casual dining, 28601 Chagrin Blvd, Woodmere, OH 44122

Pinecrest – Pinecrest blends the best national and emerging brands to bring sought after apparel, home and specialty stores, chef-driven restaurants and incredible entertainment venues – many of which are first to the market. Park Avenue, Orange Village, OH 44122, (216) 514-8700

Chagrin Falls Downtown – Chagrin Falls is a village filled with locally-owned independent shops and award winning restaurants.


Pinstripes – Italian-American fare, bowling & bocce in a sprawling space with indoor & outdoor seating & a bar, Yelp review, 3873-3865 Park Ave, Beachwood, OH 44122, Reservations opentable.com , Phone (216) 415-8010

RollHouse – Local alley with cosmic bowling, a game room, a laser maze, and a restaurant with a bar with live music, Yelp review33185 Bainbridge Rd, Solon, OH 44139, Phone: (440) 248-4080

Parks and Scenic Areas

Hebrew Cultural Gardens – The Hebrew Garden was designed by T. Ashburton Tripp. It was the first garden to be built after the Shakespeare Garden and signaled the formal beginning of the Cultural Gardens.  1160 East Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44108

Cleveland MetroParks – Nearby are two of the many MetroParks in the Greater Cleveland Area.  Walk through the open rolling hills of Acacia Reservation or hike the rugged wooded trails of the South Chagrin Reservation.


Kosher Restaurants:

Subway at the J – A kosher Subway (meat) located in the entry area of the Jewish Community Center near The Temple, 26001 S Woodland Rd, Beachwood, OH 44122, (216) 765-1925

Goldie’s Donuts & Bakery – Made daily,Classic, Traditional, Kosher, Handcrafted donuts and pastries. 5211 Mayfield Road, Lyndhurst, ohio 44124, (440) 683-4746

Bar Sushi – Kosher Sushi with a nice menu including vegetable rolls, ura maki rolls, nigiri/sashimi, and tempura rolls. 2169 S Green Rd, Cleveland, OH 44121, (216) 920-2224

Issis Place – Cleveland Kosher; Pizza; Dairy; Vegetarian; Sushi and delivery through doordash. 14431 Cedar Rd, Cleveland, OH 44121, (216) 291-9600

Jade Chinese Kitchen – Kosher Chinese restaurant with a basic menu of classic dishes. 14421 Cedar Rd, Cleveland, OH 44121, (216) 938-6982

Mitchell’s Ice Cream Van Aken – Local ice cream producer where each batch is hand-crafted in their Ohio City Kitchen. Kosher, vegan, and allergan information. 3400 Tuttle Rd, Shaker Heights, OH 44122, (216) 450-1129

Other Restaurants:

Corky and Lenny’s – Longtime, classic Jewish deli known for its oversized sandwiches, malts & unpretentious vibe. 27091 Chagrin Blvd, Woodmere, OH 44122, (216) 464-3838

Jack’s Deli – Old-school deli specialties, plus other American eats are served all day at this family-run fixture. 14490 Cedar Rd, Cleveland Heights, OH 44121, (216) 382-5350

Slyman’s Tavern – Modern-rustic pub with tap beer & hearty American eats, including a signature corned beef sandwich. 4009 Orange Pl, Beachwood, OH 44122, (216) 292-9610

Moxie, The Restaurant – Local restaurant with upscale American entrees, small plates & wine served in an urban-chic atmosphere. 3355 Richmond Rd, Beachwood, OH 44122, (216) 831-5599

Red, The Steakhouse – This hip, snazzy local restaurant serves upscale steak, seafood & pasta in an intimate, swanky setting. Just East of Moxie. 3355 Richmond Rd, Beachwood, OH 44122, (216) 831-2252

Choolah – Local modern clay-oven Indian cooking & sandwiches in a shiny, industrial space with counter service. 27100 Chagrin Blvd, Beachwood, OH 44122, (216) 350-3136

Bowl of Pho – Local Vietnamese eatery with specialty pho, Asian beers & cocktails in a strip-mall setting. 27339 Chagrin Blvd, Woodmere, OH 44122, (216) 831-1730

Tres Potrillos – Tex-Mex menu with huevos rancheros, burritos & margaritas, in a local eatery started by three brothers. 25765 Chagrin Blvd, Beachwood, OH 44122, (216) 591-1202

Winking Lizard – Relaxed neighborhood local chain pub with classic American grub, hundreds of beer choices & sports on TVs. 25800 Central Pkwy, Beachwood, OH 44122, (216) 454-0380

First Watch – First Watch is a daytime-only restaurant with several area locations. They specialize in Breakfast, Brunch and Lunch.  400 Park Ave,  Suite 190 Orange Village, OH 44122, (216) 777 – 3447

Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar – Paladar Latin Kitchen & Rum Bar is a fresh, colorful and fun Latin American restaurant experience inspired by Central & South America, Cuba and the Latin Caribbean. 28601 Chagrin Boulevard, Suite 900, Woodmere, OH 44122, (216) 896-9020

Stone Oven – They are a local bakery and restaurant that serves European breads and pastries, along with a full menu of soups, salads, and sandwiches. 28601 Chagrin Blvd # 910
Cleveland, Ohio 44122, (216) 831-3630

Your’s Truly – They are a local chain featuring classic diner food with several locations in the area including Beachwood and Chagrin Falls.

3 Palms – Their menu features incredible wood-fired pizzas, meatball plates, salads, fresh baked breads and much more.  200 Park Ave, Suite 146, Orange Village, OH 44122, (216) 450 – 1060

BIBIBOP Asian Grill – Inspired by the traditional Korean dish bibimbap, meaning “mixed rice,” they blend time-honored Asian flavors with classic American favorites. 511 Park Ave, Suite 149, Orange Village, OH 44122, (216) 417-0274