About the Bicentennial

2021 marks the 200th anniversary of Jewish community life in the city of Cincinnati, which formally began with the founding of Chestnut Street Cemetery. The Jewish community and the City of Cincinnati will commemorate this significant milestone through community celebrations, multi-generational programs, and interactive experiences.



Opening Celebrations

Saturday, Septmber 25: Matisyahu LIVE at Washington Park | 6:00 pm

Saturday-Sunday, September 25-26: ish Festival at Washington Park | 11:00am - 6:00 pm

Opening Ceremony

Sunday, September 26: Rededication of Chestnut St. Cemetery​ | 10:00 am