150 Years Ago

Miss Carrie Goldsticker, formerly of Cincinnati, but now a resident of St. Louis, will shortly depart for Europe, for the purpose of cultivating her musical talent in one of its great academies devoted to the lyric art. Her friends have tendered her a complimentary concert, which she proposes to give on Friday evening, the 21st inst., at the Temple, corner Fifth and Walnut Streets.



FOX-ALTSCHUL. – Mr. Solom Fox and Miss Carrie Altschul, both of Cincinnati, O. No cards.

FEIBEL-PLAUT.–Mr. Adolph Feibel, of Hillsboro, O., to Miss Minna Plaut, of Cincinnati. No cards.



Sunday, January 16, 1870, at the temple corner of Eighth and Plum streets, by the Rev. Dr. Lilienthal, Mr. A.B. Barker, of Nashville, Tenn., to Miss Sally Goodman, of Cincinnati

Monday, January 17, 1870, at the residence of Rev. Isaac Schoenbrun, the bride’s father, Mr. Joseph Birnbaum to Miss Amelia Schoenbrun.


I feel it my duty to acknowledge publicly the kind services of Mrs. Miller, No. 22 Gano Street, between Sixth and Seventh, during the sickness of my late lamented dear wife, and recommend her as a competent nurse to the public at large.


— Jan. 21, 1870

 125 Years Ago

Mayor Caldwell, of Cincinnati, is in danger of being impeached, because he would not instruct the police to arrest the Sabbath breakers, not all of them, indeed, as the police could not arrest the majority of all citizens of Cincinnati, including cooks, chambermaids, coach drivers and others.


On motion the following was adopted by the Board of Governors of the Hebrew Union College: 

Resolved, That in consideration of extra services to be performed by the janitor in the college building by the addition made to the library, etc., that ten dollars be added monthly to his present pay, commencing on the first day of January, 1895.


The marriage of Miss Alma Adler and Mr. Sol Stix will occur on February 5, at the Phoenix Club.


The Munro Turkish Baths, 99 W. 7th St., have the finest sleeping apartments for gentlemen in the city.


The many friends of Miss Jennie Marienthal will be glad to hear that she is rapidly convalescing from her recent illness.

— Jan. 17,1895

 100 Years Ago

Wanted Position as Cantor – American college graduate, baritone, desires position as cantor in reform or conservative congregation; able to conduct services in Hebrew and English. Reply, cantor, care American Israelite, Cincinnati, O.


Dr. and Mrs. Kaplan entertained the teachers and friends of the teachers of the Reading Road Temple Religious School last week.


Under the auspices of the Menorah Society, Dr. Julian Morgenstern of the Hebrew Union College faculty delivered an address in Eldred Hall of the University of Cincinnati Sunday afternoon.


Mr. Joseph Runkel, son of Mr. and Mrs. Louis Runkel and Miss Dorothy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Hirshfeld, were married at the Sinton Hotel Wednesday evening. Dr. Grossmann officiated


Mrs. Annie Kline and Mr. and Mrs. Ben Boas (Sarie Kline) will be at home to their friends Sunday afternoon, January 18th, at 516 Rockdale avenue, Avondale.


Trustees of the Jewish hospital have closed deals for three pieces of property abutting on the realty owned by that institution on the east and fronting on Harvey avenue, announcement was made by Samuel Straus, president of the board, after he had signed the contract for the purchases.


— Jan. 15, 1920

 75 Years Ago

With the turn of the year, Cincinnati Serve-A-Camp is about to send its January shipment to the USO Field Director at Hattiesburg, Miss., for the Camp Shelby Area. This camp was adopted by Cincinnati Serve-A-Camp in May, 1943, because of the Camp’s distance from any large community which could serve it.


Lt. Irving Katzman, 1026 Burton Avenue, who was wounded in action for the second time near Aachen, Germany, Oct. 2nd, is enjoying a short sick leave at home. He has been awarded two Silver Stars, the Bronze Star, Soldier’s Medal, Purple Heart and an Oak Leaf Cluster and the Presidential Unit Citation. He will return to McGuire General Hospital, Richmond, Va., for further treatment.


Lt. Betty Schuler, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Schuler, 1273 Iliff Avenue, Price Hill, has arrived in France. Joining the Army Nurse Corps in July, 1944, she trained at Ft. Benjamin Harrison, Ind., and Darnell General Hospital at Danville, Ky.


On the Radio

J. Edward Bromberg, the stage and radio star of “Jacobowsky and the Colonel,” will be heard on Station WKRC Sunday morning, Jan. 21st, at 9:15 a.m., in a story of the Warsaw Ghetto entitled “The City of Darkness.”

From 75

— Jan. 18, 1945

 50 Years Ago

“It is like a letter from home,” wrote one of the recent recipients of a gift-subscription to The American Israelite. For former Cincinnatians who wish to keep in touch with their friends, The Israelite makes an ideal gift.


Maurice Henle, a native of Cincinnati and former city editor of The Cincinnati Post (now The Post & Times-Star), passed away at his home in Norris, Tenn.,

Saturday, Jan. 10th.


Mrs. Hilda Jonas, internationally know harpsichordist, will perform at a dessert-tea sponsored by Amberley and Queen City Chapters of Women’s ORT.


The marriage of Miss Donna Marsha Troy, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Irving Troy, to Mr. Jack Kabakoff took place Sunday evening, Dec. 28, in the Gold Room of Carrousel Inn.


Mr. and Mrs. Morris J. Beitch of St. Louis, announce the engagement of their daughter, Harriet, to Mr. Steven Zakem, son of Mr. and Mrs. William Zakem of this city.


Edward J. Davis, retiring general manager of the Elder Beerman Co. department store in Hamilton, will be honored by the Hamilton Jewish community at a dinner Wednesday, Jan. 21.


— Jan. 15, 1970

 25 Years Ago

The Cincinnati Chapter of Hadassah will hold its annual Health Education Day, “Our Body is a Jewish Responsibility,” on Monday, Jan. 30, from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center. 


“Medicine and medical supplies that were collected by doctors in the Cincinnati Jewish community are on their way to Bosnia,” announced Dr. David B. Schwartz, co-chairman of the Maimonides Society of the Jewish Federation, coordinators of the drive.


In commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz on Friday, Jan. 27, the Hillel Jewish Student Center at the University of Cincinnati is asking people from throughout the greater Cincinnati area to participate during the day in a memorial ceremony at the Star of Remembrance monument in United Jewish Cemetery, on Ludlow Avenue, Clifton.


Martha Kaufman announces the engagement of her daughter, Molli Jo, to Jeffrey Rothman, son of Dr. and Mrs. Robert Rothman of Vienna, Va.


Ken and Julie (Goldberg) Weiss announce the birth of a daughter, Kelsey Nicole, Dec. 26.


Many thanks to all of my doctors, rabbis, family and friends for their good wishes, prayers, and cards on my behalf during my stay at Jewish Hospital.

I am unable to thank everyone at this time. Many thanks again for your kindness.


Rose Wiesen

— Jan. 19, 1995

 10 Years Ago

On this past Sunday, Jan. 17, 2010 in Cincinnati, Joyce Elaine Heiman passed away in the company of her family. Mrs. Heiman was 80 years old.


On Jan. 27, musicians from the University of Cincinnati’s College Conservatory of Music (CCM) will perform a concert featuring once-silenced musical pieces by Braunfels and Levi with a new piece by Pasatieri. 

Billed as “A Musical Legacy: Three Works, from Three Centuries and Two Continents,” the concert will take place in the historic Plum Street Temple. It marks the United Nations Day of Holocaust Remembrance.


On Sunday, Feb. 21, 2010, students from the Regional Institute of Torah and Secular Studies will present Miriam Feldman’s dramatic presentation of “Paint” at Cincinnati Country Day School. 


Robyn and Mike Bloomberg (Robyn Miller) of Chicago are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Lilah Rae, on Oct. 9, 2009.

Grandparents are Barbara and Donald Miller of Cincinnati and Pam and Steven Bloomberg of Highland Park, Ill. 


Michael Friedman, son of Debbie and Alan Friedman, passed all four sections of the CPA exam, on his first attempt.  


B’nai Tzedek’s Women’s League Shabbat Service on Saturday, Jan. 23 will feature a guest sermon on Jewish feminism. 

The speaker is Osrat Morag, a Ph.D. student at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion. Morag studies the relationship between Judaism and feminist theology. 

— Jan. 21, 2010


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