About Fairmount Temple


Our hope is to create beautiful and inspiring worship experiences that will resonate with your soul, challenge you to strengthen your connection to Judaism and to act for a better world. Click here to learn more.


The lifelong pursuit of Jewish learning enables each of us to transform the meaning of Judaism in our daily lives. We invite you to explore Jewish wisdom, literature, culture, and identity through an array of opportunities to enrich one’s soul and mind through Judaism.  Click here to learn more.


We are blessed at Fairmount Temple to be a close-knit community, providing the culture of a small congregation which nourishes informal warm connections between members of our community  Click here to learn more.


We live up to our name, Anshe Chesed, People of Loving Kindness, by our efforts to support our temple family in times of need, respond to social issues in our communities, and extend ourselves to our interfaith partners in the city of Cleveland, the State of Israel and across the world.  Click here to learn more.


On February 28, 1842, thirty families formed the “Anshe Chesed Society” who a few years later would establish Cleveland’s first house of Jewish worship. Click here to learn more about our temple’s history.