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JFNA Deeply Disappointed by Actions on Kotel and Conversion

Originally published by Jewish Federations of North America​ JFNA is deeply disappointed over the Israeli government's recent decisions to freeze the 2016 compromise over egalitarian prayer at the Western Wall and to give the Chief Rabbinate a monopoly over Jewish conversion.

Winning Poignant Battle To Become Jewish Storyteller — In Shadow Of Cancer

The Cincinnati Jewish community is so proud of our very own Phyllis Binik-Thomas. She was ordained this week as a maggid educator – or Jewish storyteller – after three years of rigorous study, at the same time battling cancer. Phyllis is an incredible educator in the Cincinnati Jewish co…

Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati's new community cemetery

A community’s history is captured in part through its cemeteries. Cincinnati’s Jewish community will soon write a new historic chapter with the dedication of a new community cemetery, located on Loveland–Miamiville Road in Loveland, on Sunday, June 4 at 4:00 p.m. “This new community…

Jewish Cemeteries names David Harris as executive director

Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati (JCGC) has named David Harris as its executive director. He is assuming the role from David Hoguet who will retire June 30. Harris has been serving as the manager of the Create Your Jewish Legacy (CYJL) program at the Jewish Federation. 

Israel: Carrying the Torch

Originally published by The Summit Country Day School Middle School Language Arts teacher Rosie Sansalone honored Holocaust survivor Werner Coppel through an educational journey through Israel from April 16 – April 28, 2017. I have multifaceted goals for the trip, one of which is to…