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Jewish Innovation Fund winners share $102,500 in grants

Originally published by Movers & Makers Cincinnati The Jewish Innovation Fund announced the winners of its second annual competition. More than $100,000 was awarded to the six projects. Four of the six winners assist Jewish young adults; one is a Holocaust education program; and…

Jewish Federation thanks major donors

Originally published by Movers & Makers Cincinnati Jerry Silverman, CEO of the Jewish Federations of North America, was keynote speaker for the Major Gifts Dinner hosted by the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati. Community Campaign co-chairs were Debbie Brant and Gary Greenberg. Dara and…

Jewish community packaging Kosher Thanksgiving meals for needy families

Originally published by WLWT5 More than 150 households will be provided a kosher Thanksgiving dinner thanks to the generosity of a local food pantry. The initiative was organized by the Women's Philanthropy Division of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, in collaboration with Jewish…

Could this rabbi be a first in Congress?

Originally published by The Washington Post Since the founding of the republic, there have been dozens of Protestant ministers in Congress, and a handful serve right now. Two Catholic priests, too, have served in the House of Representatives. But despite the large number of Jews elected…

A new website designed to help young Jewish adults connect wins funding

Originally published by WCPO Cincinnati A generation ago, most Jews in the Tri-State region lived in just a few neighborhoods, mainly Roselawn or Avondale. Most of them connected with other Jews at Saturday worship services at synagogues. Today, Jews live in half-dozen ZIP codes…