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.

  • Building upon assets from a 2018 FOTOFOCUS exhibition created by J. Miles Wolf in partnership with Cincinnati Skirball Museum, “A Walk Through History” features current, former, and now extinct...

  • 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...

  • The immersive dance experience will feature six rotating mainstage productions accompanied by a variety of activities and interactive events that will please discerning balletomanes and families al...

  • On June 3, 1972, Jewish and American history were made when Rabbi Sally Priesand was ordained by Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion as the first woman rabbi in America. A pioneer who...

  • The exhibition will feature never-before seen documents relating to Sally J. Priesand's journey to becoming the first woman rabbi ordained in North America. Visitors will also be able to view uniqu...

  • 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...

  • 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,...

  • Join the Cincinnati Jewish and LGBTQ+ communities for a night of Shabbat, food, connection, conversations, and celebration. Hosted by Miz Cracker, star of Rupaul's Drag Race Season 10 and All-Stars...

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