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Two veteran leaders strengthen Federation’s Community Campaign

With the annual community phone-a-thon, Super Sunday, coming up on March 22, the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati is culminating the Community Campaign phase of its annual fundraising campaign with Marcie Bachrach and Debbie Brant as co-chairs. They each have extensive experience volunteering…

Wyoming Alumni take Birthright Trip to Israel

The Jewish community in Cincinnati played a pivotal role for me in high school. I was a board member for my youth group at Wise Temple, where I was co-journalist, Social Action Vice President, and Programming Vice President. Our youth group was a part of North American Federation for Temple …

JCRC Presents Award-Winning Film “Hate Crimes in the Heartland” at the JCC

The award winning film, “Hate Crimes in the Heartland” will be presented on March 24, 2015, together with a panel including Jeffrey Blackwell, Cincinnati Police Chief; Rabbi Gary Zola, Executive Director of The Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (AJA) and Professor o…

Spotlight on Jewish women part 2: Ronna Schneider

To mark International Women’s Day 2015, March 8, Jewish National Fund lauds two powerhouse women, both Cincinnati residents, for their leadership roles and hard work on behalf of JNF, as well as their efforts in their broader local communities and in Israel.​ Read more.

We Must Remember Bloody Sunday

At age 85, I have been fortunate to have had some great friends and amazing memories. Frequently, my dearest friends and fondest memories come together, as they did in August 1965. I marched in Selma, Alabama, with my dear friend and civil rights icon, the late Rev. Fred Shuttleswor…