About Jewish Cincinnati 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.

Have an event that you want to include in the Jewish Cincinnati Bicentennial lineup. Suggest an event here. If you have any questions please contact Marie Krulewitch-Browne at info@jewishcincy200.com.

  • The Holocaust Speaker Series, held each Wednesday at 11:00 am, features Holocaust survivors and descendants of survivors sharing stories of life before, during, and after the Holocaust. Join us on ...

  • "The Last Night of Ballyhoo" takes place in Atlanta, Georgia, in December of 1939. "Gone with the Wind" is having its world premiere, and Hitler is invading Poland, but Atlanta’s elitist German J...

  • Concert Nova Chamber Ensemble will debut the world premier of Jacob Lindy’s Tree of Life Cantata, a collection of movements composed in memory of those who lost their lives during the Tree of Lif...

  • Join the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center for an evening with award-winning photographer, writer, educator, and audio producer Rachael Cerrotti, author of 'We Share The Same Sky'. For...

  • Motivated by his own search to fill the "God-sized hole" in his life, Daniel Epstein, a former marketing director for Procter & Gamble, set out on a journey to seek and understand the power of fait...

  • Celebrate the end of Hanukkah with the Cincinnati Jewish Community! Enjoy an outdoor menorah lighting, ice skating, and bumper cars on Fountain Square.

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  • Families are invited to a guided tour of the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center featuring stories of upstanders who have made an impact throughout history.

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  • Hear Eva Schloss, Holocaust survivor and posthumous stepsister of Anne Frank, share her story of surviving Auschwitz and educating about the Holocaust. You won’t want to miss this special program...

  • The Mayerson JCC Jewish & Israeli Film Festival brings a diverse, inspiring lineup of award-winning films that showcase aspects of the Jewish and Israeli stories in theatres and on screens around G...

  • Join us for a “sing-along” concert tracing the bicentennial history of Jewish Cincinnati through the hit popular songs of many significant years, all written by Jewish composers and lyricists! ...

  • More than two dozen Jewish cemeteries are located in and around Cincinnati, spanning 200 years of history that began with the Chestnut Street Cemetery in the West End. Join experts for guided tours...

  • Explore 200 years of Jewish life in Cincinnati through a new exhibition developed by Cincinnati Museum Center, the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center and partners from the Jewish Cincin...

  • Many of us know Dr. Ruth Westheimer as America’s favorite sex therapist in the 1980s and ‘90s — but few of us have heard the story of this remarkable woman’s journey. In this heartwarming p...

  • The festival will include two commissioned works centered around the Holocaust and Jewish History.  Additionally, the immersive dance experience will feature six rotating mainstage productions acc...

  • Twenty-three pioneering rabbis’ lives and achievements are illuminated in the works of 23 leading contemporary Jewish women artists in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the ordination of Rab...

  • Tour of the United Jewish Cemeteries Clifton and Walnut Hills locations to celebrate the Jewish Cincinnati Bicentennial.


    Clifton Address:
    730 Ludlow Avenue
    Cincinnati, OH 45220

    Walnut Hills Addr...

  • Henry Mosler (1841–1920) achieved an international reputation in the late nineteenth century for narrative paintings rich in detail. Born in Prussia to a Jewish family that settled in Cincinnati,...