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.
The establishment of the first Jewish cemetery west of the Allegheny Mountains in 1821 in Cincinnati paved the way for 200 years of culture, contributions and achievements that continue today. Following a lengthy, careful restoration effort, the Chestnut Street Cemetery in the West End was formally rededicated on September 26, 2021 signaling the beginning of the Jewish Cincinnati Bicentennial.
The formal rededication ceremony of the Chestnut Street Cemetery on September 26, 2021.
COMING UP NEXT
Thursday, July 7th: Gallery Talk with Pam Kravetz | Weston Art Gallery | 7:00PM | Free and Open to Public
Thursday, July 21st: Jewish Community Night at Broadway in Cincinnati | Aronoff Center for the Arts | 7:30PM | For tickets, CLICK HERE
Today - Sunday, August 28th: Pam Kravetz - I Think My Uncle Gershun Was a Golem | Weston Art Gallery | 10:00AM - 5:30PM | To plan a visit, CLICK HERE
Tday - Sunday, September 4th: Henry Mosler - Behind the Scenes | Cincinnati Art Museum | 11:00AM - 5:00PM | For more information, CLICK HERE
Today - Sunday, September 4th: Holy Sparks - Celebrating 50 Years of Women in the Rabbinate | Skirball Museum | To schedule a tour, CLICK HERE
Today - Wednesday, December 28th: Sally Priesand Paves the Way | American Jewish Archives | To plan a visit, CLICK HERE
Today - Sunday, October 2: Our Shared Story - 200 Years of Jewish Cincinnati | Cincinnati Museum Center | 10:00AM - 5:00PM | For tickets, CLICK HERE
Today - October, 2022: Jewish Cincinnati - A Walk Through History | Downtown Cincinnati | Self-guided and personal tours