150 Years ago

The numerous friends and acquaintances of Mr. M. A. Cohn, for a number of years a resident of Cincinnati and favorably known here, will be pleased to learn that Mr. Cohn now holds the responsible offices as Deputy Sheriff and Collector of Woodruff County, Ark.

  

Ladies Hebrew Benevolent Association, organized by Mrs. F. Miller and Mrs F. Furst January 9th 1870, held their first regular meeting January 16th, and opened with thirty members.

  

Amusements

Our readers must not forget the Grand Concert which will be given to-night by Miss Carrie Goldsticker. Let them turn out en masse, for the young lady is certainly deserving of a most liberal patronage.

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— Feb. 18, 1870

 125 Years Ago

The Misses Emma and Clara Goodman, of Chicago, left for home on Monday, after a most delightful visit.

  

Messrs. W. B. Segal and A. W. Goldsmith, both residents of Avondale, had fires at their homes last week. That at Mr. Segal’s was serious, but at Mr. Goldsmith’s trifling.

  

Messrs. Morris Mihalovitch and Henry Davis have left the city for a very extended trip, which combines both business and pleasure. They have been gone from home about a week, and will not return for perhaps six weeks longer. It is said to be their intention to visit Florida, Cuba, Mexico, and California.

  

Mr. and Mrs. Julius Fleishmann leave for Florida on February 15. They go at once to Rockledge to join Hon. and Mrs. Charles Fleishmann, who have their yacht there. Next week the party will go down to Palm Beach, to remain for some time. Mrs. C. R. Holmes expects to leave to join the party the last of the month.

  

Betrothed

Bluthenthal-Friberg

Mr. Herman Bluthenthal, of Memphis, Tenn., to Miss Minnie Freiberg, daughter of Isaac Frieberg, of 34 Park Ave., Walnut Hills, Cincinnati. No cards.

— Feb. 14, 1895

 

THE AMERICAN ISRAELITE not being primarily a social newspaper, employs no reporters, but the publishers will be glad to publish any social items sent to this office by Tuesday Evening. Those desiring news to gain publicity through these columns will kindly bear this in mind. Tel. Canal 3410.

  

Congregation Kenneseth Israel at a recent meeting planned for the building of a synagogue at Rockdale and Washington avenues, Avondale, to cost approximately $70,000. Rev. A. G. Lesser is the rabbi of the congregation, which is strictly Orthodox.

  

Mr. Isadore F. Slebler, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Slebler, and Miss Jeanette Welshaumn, daughter of Mrs. J. Welshaum, were married Wednesday by Dr. Grossmann in the presence of the immediate relatives.

  

The immediate relatives and friends of L. W. Fechheimer celebrated his eighty-third birthday anniversary at his residence, 581 Rockdale avenue, Avondale, on Saturday, February 7. Many felicitations by mail and telegraph were received from other relatives and friends from various parts of the country.

— Feb. 12, 1920

 100 Years Ago

THE AMERICAN ISRAELITE not being primarily a social newspaper, employs no reporters, but the publishers will be glad to publish any social items sent to this office by Tuesday Evening. Those desiring news to gain publicity through these columns will kindly bear this in mind. Tel. Canal 3410.

  

Congregation Kenneseth Israel at a recent meeting planned for the building of a synagogue at Rockdale and Washington avenues, Avondale, to cost approximately $70,000. Rev. A. G. Lesser is the rabbi of the congregation, which is strictly Orthodox.

  

Mr. Isadore F. Slebler, son of Mr. and Mrs. S. Slebler, and Miss Jeanette Welshaumn, daughter of Mrs. J. Welshaum, were married Wednesday by Dr. Grossmann in the presence of the immediate relatives.

  

The immediate relatives and friends of L. W. Fechheimer celebrated his eighty-third birthday anniversary at his residence, 581 Rockdale avenue, Avondale, on Saturday, February 7. Many felicitations by mail and telegraph were received from other relatives and friends from various parts of the country.

— Feb. 12, 1920

 

 75 Years Ago

AnnMarie Abrams, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Abrams, has been promoted to first lieutenant in the Nurses Corps. Lt. Abrams, who has been in service for 26 months is stationed at Nichols General Hospital, Louisville, after five months’ service in England caring for wounded from the African and Italian campaigns. Lt. Abrams has two brothers in the service. Arthur is a corporal and Walter a private in the Marines.

  

Rabbi and Mrs. Louis Egelson have retuned from Boston, New York and Pittsburgh, where Rabbi Egelson attended the Committee on chaplains’ meetings. They will leave for Chicago on Saturday, Feb. 17th

  

Jewish Hospital births include:

M/Sgt. and Mrs. Jules O. Oppenheimer (Elizabeth Kahn), 349 Forest Avenue, daughter, Jean, Wednesday, Feb. 7th. M/Sgt. Oppenheimer is serving overseas in the European Theatre of war.

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— Feb. 15, 1945

50 Years Ago

Dr. and Mrs. Joseph Mayer Levin (Linda Luckman) of 4200 Rose Hill Avenue are the parents of a son, David Sol, born Thursday, Feb. 5th. The infant has two sisters, Lisa and Sally.

  

Jerry Feldman has been elected to Phi Eta Sigma, national honor Fraternity. He is a sophomore at UC and the son of Mr. and Mrs. Morris Feldman of Cincinnati.

  

Mr. and Mrs. Moe Fischer, residents of the Orthodox Home and formerly of 7332 Reading Road, celebrated their 63rd wedding anniversary Tuesday, Feb. 10th.

  

Mr. and Mrs. Gerson Kirschner, 5007 Laconia Avenue, announce the forthcoming Bar Mitzvah of their son, Stuart, Saturday, Feb. 14, at 9 a.m., at Adath Israel Synagogue, Ridge and Galbraith Roads.

Relatives and friends are cordially invited to worship with family and attend the Kiddush following the service.

  

Miss Ellen Lynne Frankel, daughter of the late Mr. and Mrs. Edward Frankel of Huntington, L. I., and Mr. Jeffrey Elliott Paul, son of Mr. and Mrs. Walter F. Paul of Cincinnati, were married Saturday, Jan. 31, at Huntington Town House Chapel, N.Y.

  

Mr. and Mrs. Raphael Amram and infant son, Guy, of Jerusalem and Poughkeepsie, have returned to Poughkeepsie after spending last weekend in Cincinnati as guests of Miss Judith Hyman.

— Feb. 12, 1970

 25 Years ago

The wedding of Laura Jill Goodman and Brian Ganz Herstig took place Dec. 18 at Rockdale Temple. Rabbi Mark Goldman of Rockdale officiated. Rabbi Harold Berman and Cantor Jack Chomsky, of Congregation Tifereth Israel, co-officiated. A dinner reception followed.

  

Cincinnatians Gerald Korkin, a member of Rockdale Temple, and Patricia Passer of Isaac M. Wise Temple, were elected to the Union of American Hebrew Congregation’s Midwest Council board of directors at the 24th Regional Biennial convention, held recently in Nashville.

  

Neal and Cindy Bransford announce the birth of a daughter, Elizabeth Shea, Jan. 4. Elizabeth has a sister, Madeleine Helen.

  

Laura Zimmerman of 3649 Tiffany Bridge Road, is studying in the Overseas Studies Program at the University of Haifa, Israel, which hosts students from all over the world.

  

The 1995 Jewish Student campaign of the Hillel Jewish Student Center at the University of Cincinnati began with an overnight retreat for the campaign cabinet in January. The retreat began with Shabbat dinner at Hillel with guest Agnes Berman, a young Rumanian woman who, with the help of Federation campaigns and the Jewish Agency, was able to leave her country and move to a better life in Israel.

  

The Beth Jacob Synagogue Men’s Club invites families to participate in a community concert at the Dayton synagogue on Sunday, Feb. 26, featuring “Shlock Rock.” The concert, whose theme is “One Heart, One Soul, One Beat!” will provide musical entertainment for the entire family

— Feb. 16, 1995

 10 Years Ago

Northern Hills Synagogue and Congregation Ohav Shalom will team up to celebrate the Purim holiday on Saturday evening, Feb. 27 and Sunday morning, Feb. 28. 

  

On Saturday, Feb. 20, congregations B’nai Tzedek and Beit Chaverim will host a movie evening, co-sponsored with Ohav Shalom, that will feature a selection of two movies. One is the lauded Israeli film, “For My Father”; the other is about the Jewish experience, “Sixty Six.” 

  

Juniors and Seniors from Isaac M. Wise Temple traveled to Washington, D.C. for a four day weekend in late January to participate in the L’Taken Seminar on lobbying and the legislative process, sponsored by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC).  

  

Dr. Rick Hodes—who was appointed by the American Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) in 1990 to provide medical care to Ethiopian Jews awaiting immigration to Israel—will be in Cincinnati on Monday, February 22 for a series of briefings with community leaders and Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center (CCHMC) physicians and administrators. In addition to his work with Ethiopian Jews, Hodes also provides general medical care in a non- sectarian JDC program at Ethiopia’s Mother Theresa Mission where he works with heart disease, spine disease and cancer patients. 

  

Marc Fisher – a long-time Cincinnati Jewish community leader and immediate Past President of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati – has been named chair of the consulting committee of the Jewish Federations of North America.

  

For the first time, Camp Livingston will offer a five-week Israel program open to those entering their junior and senior years of high school. The program will run from July 2 to Aug. 8. 

— Feb. 18, 2010

 

 

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