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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…

2017 Women of the Year: Pam Kravetz creates a better Cincinnati through art

Originally published by Cincinnati.com Working collaboratively with others to make Cincinnati a better place. This is the secret behind the success of award-winning Columbia-Tusculum artist and teacher Pam Kravetz. “I realized I could make a more powerful impact working…

2017 Women of the Year: Sandy Kaltman forges understanding in Cincinnati

Originally published by Cincinnati.com Sandy Kaltman has devoted hundreds of volunteer hours to forging understanding among people across Greater Cincinnati. She knew well enough that the journey never ends. But in the months since the 2016 election, she felt that in some ways, the work…