Submitted by: Cincy Journeys
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. …
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.
Two Cincinnati synagogues – Golf Manor Synagogue and Congregation Sha’arei Torah – are participating in the Orthodox Union Women’s Initiative Simchat Torah program this year.
The Cincinnati Associates of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion invite the community to attend the 36rd annual Cincinnati Associates Tribute Dinner on Sunday evening, Oct. 27 at the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati.
In preparation for the High Holidays, the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati’s SAFE Cincinnati program has been working with Jewish congregations and agencies to enhance preparedness ahead of a season in which the community is especially vulnerable.
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.
Wise Temple’s Sisterhood is inviting the community to an evening of casual fun, entertainment and encouragement with columnist, author, blogger, speaker and storyteller Iris Ruth Pastor.
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…
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.
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.
Jewish tombs, tombstone iconography, and art history were the topics under discussion at a recent panel discussion in Cincinnati.
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.
(JTA) — The ICE detention center in Rhode Island, where a guard drove his truck into Jewish protesters, postponed a public board meeting in the face of a planned Jewish protest.
Local faith-based groups will host the third annual Cincinnati Youth Interfaith Basketball Tournament on Sunday, Sept. 22, at Sycamore High School.
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.
Every Jewish community has at least one cemetery. When visiting, you may have noticed that there are many different styles of monuments. Sometimes they are solid slabs, laid close to the ground. Sometimes they are upright. Sometimes there is a large family stone, surrounded by individual mar…
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.
In the fall of 2015 Joanne Gerson started an organization which came to be called Shomrei Olam – Jewish Environmental Advocates of Cincinnati.
Many people don’t know that Wise Temple is one congregational family with two houses of worship, but the active and vibrant congregation enjoys two beautiful and diverse settings for worship, study, social justice, and community.
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.”
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…
(JTA) — An Ohio man who identifies with the white nationalist movement pleaded not guilty to charges related to threatening a local Jewish community center in a video posted on social media.
The Valley Temple, a Reform congregation and member of the Union for Reform Judaism, is hosting a Prospective Member Open House on Friday, Aug. 23.
What if you had the tools to forgive someone, or let go of a grudge or resentment? What if you could shift negative interactions with others to building bridges with them instead? What could this mean for your personal and professional relationships?