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Nov

1 2021

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Dec

30 2021

Opening the Ark: Bringing a Lost Polish Synagogue to Life

11:00AM - 4:00PM  

Cincinnati Skirball Museum
3043 Clifton Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220

 

A replica of an 18th century Polish Holy Ark destroyed by the Nazis during the Holocaust.

Nov

28 2021

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Dec

5 2021

 

8 Nights of DeLight-2021 Chanukah Raffle
Great prizes-something for everyone! Now through 12/5 you can purchase tick…

Nov

28 2021

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Dec

2 2021

Let it Glow at Rockwern Academy

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Rockwern Academy
8401 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213

 

Drive Through Hanukkah Light Display

Nov

29 2021

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Dec

6 2021

Hanukkah

12:00AM - 11:55PM  

Hanukkah

Nov

29 2021

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Dec

3 2021

Let it Glow at Rockwern Academy

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Rockwern Academy
8401 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213

 

Drive Through Hanukkah Light Display

Nov

30 2021

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Dec

4 2021

Let it Glow at Rockwern Academy

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Rockwern Academy
8401 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213

 

Drive Through Hanukkah Light Display

Dec

1 2021

Hanukkah Highlights from the Skirball Museum

6:00AM - 7:00AM  

Adath Israel Congregation
3201 East Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

 

Hanukkah is here! Let’s “warm-up” with Abby Schwartz, Director of the Skirball Museum, to take a look at a sele…

Dec

1 2021

Rockwern Academy Board Meeting

8:00AM - 9:30AM  

 

Rockwern Academy Board Meeting

Dec

1 2021

 

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of surviv…

Dec

1 2021

to
Dec

5 2021

Let it Glow at Rockwern Academy

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Rockwern Academy
8401 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213

 

Drive Through Hanukkah Light Display

Dec

1 2021

An Evening with Rachael Cerrotti: We Share The Same Sky

7:00PM - 8:00PM  

Joseph-Beth Booksellers
2692 Madison Rd
Cincinnati, OH 45208

 

Join the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center and Joseph-Beth Booksellers for a special evening with author…

Dec

1 2021

HHC: An Evening with Rachael Cerrotti

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203

Join the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center for an evening with award-winning photographer, writer, educa…

Dec

2 2021

Painting with Tzvia

6:00AM - 7:00PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
3201 East Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

 

Create a beautiful Chanukah-themed painting led by the fabulous Tzvia Rubens. Join us in person for a classic paint &…

Dec

2 2021

Temple Sholom Mobile Menorah

5:00PM - 6:00PM  

 

Temple Sholom's Mobile Menorah is coming to a community near you for 2 nights only! Each stop will be a fun Chanukah …

Dec

2 2021

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Dec

6 2021

Let it Glow at Rockwern Academy

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Rockwern Academy
8401 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45213

 

Drive Through Hanukkah Light Display

Dec

2 2021

 

Board of Trustees Meeting

Dec

2 2021

Young Adult Menorah Lighting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Young Adult Menorah Lighting
Ages 21 – 39
Thursday, December 2
7pm | Oakley Square

Join us for a Menorah Lighting …

Dec

3 2021

Rockdale Virutal Shabbat Service

6:15AM - 7:15AM  

Virtual

Details: Online at 6:15pm at rockdaletemple.org/onlineshabbat or join our live watch party at Facebook.com/RockdaleTemple

Dec

3 2021

Adath Israel: Neshama Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat

5:30PM - 7:15PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
3201 East Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

Join Adath Israel Congregation for a special Kabbalat Shabbat with Neshama Carlebach. Neshama Carlebach is an award-w…

Dec

3 2021

Neshama Carlebach Kabbalat Shabbat Event

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Adath Israel Congregation
3201 East Galbraith Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

 

Neshama Carlebach is an award-winning singer, songwriter, and educator who has performed and taught in cities around…

Dec

4 2021

Rockdale Virtual Torah Discussion, Sichat Torah

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

Virtual

OH

Continue and broaden your Jewish education as we learn together each Saturday morning through Sichat Torah, a Torah D…

Dec

4 2021

Dec

4 2021

Let it Glow at Rockwern Academy

5:30PM - 7:00PM  

Rockwern Academy
8401 Montgomery Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

Drive through Hanukkah lights display

Dec

4 2021

Portraits in Faith | Book Launch

6:00PM - 8:00PM  

The Summit hotel
5345 Medpace Way
Cincinnati, OH 45227

Motivated by his own search to fill the "God-sized hole" in his life, Daniel Epstein, a former marketing director for…

Dec

5 2021

Temple Sholom Religious School invites you to Hoppy Hannukah. A family-friendly morning in celebration of the Festiva…

Dec

5 2021

Chanukah Live Puppet Show: The Hidden Latke

4:00PM - 4:45PM  

Isaac M Wise Temple
8329 RIDGE RD
CINCINNATI, OH 45236-1337

 

Youngest Children and their Families (approx ages 0-5) will enjoy a live performance of The Hidden Latke, performed b…

Dec

5 2021

Hanukkah at Fountain Square

4:00PM - 5:30PM  

Celebrate the last night end of Hanukkah with the Cincinnati Jewish Community! Enjoy an outdoor menorah lighting,…

Dec

5 2021

JCC: Hanukkah at Fountain Square

4:00PM - 5:30PM  

Fountain Square
520 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

 

Celebrate the end of Hanukkah with the Cincinnati Jewish Community! Enjoy an outdoor menorah lighting, ice skating, a…

Dec

5 2021

Menorah Lighting at the Zoo

5:30PM - 7:30PM  

Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens
3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, OH 45220

Join Northern Hills Synagogue at the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens for an evening of music, treats, and menora…

Dec

6 2021

Virtual Infertility Support Group

7:00PM - 8:15PM  

Virtual

 

Register for the Jewish Fertility Foundation-Cincinnati virtual infertility support group facilitated by Laura Martin…

Dec

6 2021

Nefesh Mountain at Memorial Hall

8:00PM - 11:00PM  

Memorial Hall
1225 Elm Street
Cincinnati, OH 45202

 

Join us for a musical night with Nefesh Mountain at Memorial Hall! This bluegrass and old-time band features a Jewish…

Dec

7 2021

JCRC Board Meeting

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Mayerson JCC
8485 Ridge Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

 

JCRC December Board Meeting

Dec

7 2021

An Evening with Yoel Zilberman, CEO and Founder of HaShomer HaChadash

7:30PM - 8:30PM  

Congregation Sha'arei Torah
2400 Section Road
Cincinnati, OH 45237

 

HaShomer HaChadash ("The New Guardian") is a volunteer organization dedicated to the safekeeping and development of…

Dec

8 2021

 

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of surviv…

Dec

8 2021

Jewish Cemeteries Board Meeting

7:00PM - 8:30PM  

 

JCGC Board Meeting

Dec

9 2021

 

On the eve of Human Rights Day, HHC will discuss the legacy of the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda, with lo…

Dec

10 2021

Rockdale Virutal Shabbat Service

6:15AM - 7:15AM  

Virtual

Details: Online at 6:15pm at rockdaletemple.org/onlineshabbat or join our live watch party at Facebook.com/RockdaleTemple

Dec

10 2021

Jewish tradition considers how inhabitants of a jurisdiction become citizens, with rights to earn and obligations to …

Dec

11 2021

Rockdale Virtual Torah Discussion, Sichat Torah

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

Virtual

OH

Continue and broaden your Jewish education as we learn together each Saturday morning through Sichat Torah, a Torah D…

Dec

11 2021

Dec

12 2021

PJ Library gives Back

3:00PM - 5:00PM  

PJ Library Gives Back

Ages 0-13
Sunday, December 12
3pm | Target in Blue Ash

Let’s give back this holiday season!…

Dec

14 2021

 

Holiday: Asarah B'Tevet

Dec

14 2021

Skirball Museum: Up Close: Slide talk on A Portrait of Jewish Cincinnati

1:00PM - 2:30PM  

Skirball Museum: Mayerson Hall Auditorium
3101 Clifton Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45220

 

Join director Abby Schwartz for a slide talk about the Skirball’s Jewish Bicentennial exhibition, A Portrait of Jew…

Dec

15 2021

 

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of surviv…

Dec

16 2021

 

The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Trustee Meeting

Dec

16 2021

JFC-YAD-Beyond the Beshert: Building Strong & Lasting Relationships

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Gather Cincy
2345 Ashland Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45206

Judaism offers the idea that we have a beshert, a soulmate, but is finding your beshert enough to maintain a strong a…

Dec

16 2021

JFS Board of Directors Meeting

7:15PM - 8:45PM  

Jewish Family Service of the Cincinnati area
8487 Ridge Road
Cincinnati, OH 45236

 

JFS Board of Directors Meeting

Dec

17 2021

Rockdale Virutal Shabbat Service

6:15AM - 7:15AM  

Virtual

Details: Online at 6:15pm at rockdaletemple.org/onlineshabbat or join our live watch party at Facebook.com/RockdaleTemple

Dec

18 2021

Rockdale Virtual Torah Discussion, Sichat Torah

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

Virtual

OH

Continue and broaden your Jewish education as we learn together each Saturday morning through Sichat Torah, a Torah D…

Dec

18 2021

Dec

19 2021

Hidden Treasures of Israel

11:00AM - 12:15PM  

Virtual

Join the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati on an Israeli adventure—without ever leaving your living room. Our private…

Dec

19 2021

HHC: Upstander Family Tour

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center
1301 Western Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45203

 

Families are invited to a guided tour of the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center featuring stories of upst…

Dec

19 2021

Upstander Family Museum Tour

1:00PM - 2:00PM  

Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center
1301 Western Ave
Cincinnati, OH 45203

 

You might ask yourself, “What would I have done during the Holocaust?” Instead, ask yourself what you can do righ…

Dec

20 2021

JVS Career Services Board Meeting

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Virtual

 

The JVS Career Services December Board meeting will be held virtually via Zoom.

Dec

20 2021

JVS Career Services Board Meeting

6:30PM - 7:30PM  

Virtual

 

The JVS Career Services October Board meeting will be held virtually via Zoom.

Dec

20 2021

Virtual Infertility Support Group

7:00PM - 8:15PM  

Virtual

 

Register for the Jewish Fertility Foundation-Cincinnati virtual infertility support group facilitated by Laura Martin…

Dec

22 2021

 

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of surviv…

Dec

24 2021

Rockdale Virutal Shabbat Service

6:15AM - 7:15AM  

Virtual

Details: Online at 6:15pm at rockdaletemple.org/onlineshabbat or join our live watch party at Facebook.com/RockdaleTemple

Dec

24 2021

JFC-Latkapalooza: Shabbat Edition

7:00PM - 9:00PM  

Various locations around Cincinnati

This year, Christmas Eve (or Latkapalooza, as we know it) falls on a Friday, so we would like to invite you to Shabba…

Dec

25 2021

Rockdale Virtual Torah Discussion, Sichat Torah

9:30AM - 10:30AM  

Virtual

OH

Continue and broaden your Jewish education as we learn together each Saturday morning through Sichat Torah, a Torah D…

Dec

25 2021

Dec

29 2021

 

The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of surviv…

Dec

31 2021

Rockdale Virutal Shabbat Service

6:15AM - 7:15AM  

Virtual

Details: Online at 6:15pm at rockdaletemple.org/onlineshabbat or join our live watch party at Facebook.com/RockdaleTemple