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Recognizing that society is at a critical point in the relationship with Israel, a relationship strained by increasingly divergent political views and priorities, the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati has been holding a series of community conversations through its initiative We Need to Talk. …

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An exhibition featuring nine of the most important Israeli artists of the 20th century continues at the Skirball Museum at the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion through Jan. 5, 2020. 

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On Sept. 29, the Jewish High Holiday of Rosh Hashanah will commence at sundown, and while many households across Cincinnati will celebrate by attending services and partaking in family dinners, too many members of the Jewish community won’t have the means to enjoy a traditional, hot meal. 

There are few things more nerve-wracking than the first day of summer camp. Will you make new friends? Will you like the food? Will you be able to sleep in a strange place – far from home? 

Thousands of Jewish military veterans are buried in Cincinnati and they are collectively honored by three impressive memorials in Montgomery, Walnut Hills and the B’nai B’rith Judge Robert S. Kraft Veteran memorial in the Covedale cemeteries. Yet it took the initiative of Springboro Eagle Sc…

Join Temple Sholom in a meaningful Tikkun Olam project. For the second year in a row, Temple Sholom is partnering with Avon-Miami Charities for a Yom Kippur Social Action Project: Feed, Pray, Love. 

High Holy Days at Adath Israel will be a bit different this year, not only because of new Senior Rabbi, Moshe Smolkin, but also because the congregation is welcoming a new Cantor, Yishai Rackovsky, to be the Chazan for Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur. 

Ish is usually an adverb tacked on to another word to imply “to some extent.” On Sunday September 22 ish was a noun as the day-long Cincinnati Jewish arts and cultural ish Festival took over Washington Park. Hundreds demonstrated the various ways of celebrating their Judaism and honored Cinc…

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It’s a day-long celebration of Jewish culture and life. The ish Festival is a Jewish and Israeli arts and cultural festival featuring art, music, dance, food and hands-on activities.

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Convocation exercises took place in the S.H. and Helen r. Scheuer Chapel on the historic campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion on Aug. 22. Rabbinical School and Pines School of Graduate Studies students were welcomed to the campus as the 2019-2020 academic year began. 

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How do American Orthodox marriages look and what are the greatest challenges? On Sept. 9, Rabbi Steven Weil, senior managing director of the Orthodox Union, shared findings from a study on American Orthodox marriages at Golf Manor Synagogue.

As the month of Elul begins, plans for the High Holidays at Northern Hills Synagogue– Congregation B’nai Avraham are almost complete. Rabbi Noah Ferro and president Bill Freedman, along with many volunteers, have been planning services and related events.

On Yom Kippur morning, Wednesday Oct. 9, attendees arriving for services at both Plum Street Temple and Wise Temple will be greeted by the smiling faces of Freestore Foodbank volunteers, who unload from hundreds of vehicles hundreds of bags of non-perishable food items and personal care item…

For people who are soon turning 65 – and for those 65 and older – fall is a critical time to make decisions about healthcare and to enroll for Medicare health benefits. 

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The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives, along with the Leo Baeck Institute, will present a conversation with Rabbis Sally J. Priesand and Sonja K. Pilz on “Women in the Rabbinate Then and Now.”

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Because no one ever plans to get sick or injured, people often fail to prepare for what to do in the event of a medical emergency. Yet, planning ahead can make all the difference in a person’s outcome. Unexpected health crises can sometimes be life threatening, and they can be particularly a…

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Did you know that prior to building the current Wise Center in Amberley Village in 1976, Wise Center was located in North Avondale?