[91.7 WVXU] Portrait Exhibit Features 200 years of Jewish Life...

An exhibit opening Nov. 4 at the Skirball Museum celebrates the "movers and shakers" of the Jewish community that helped define 200 years of Jewish life in Cincinnati. It's part of a more than yearlong bicentennial commemoration.

"A Portrait of Jewish Cincinnati" is comprised of some 40 portraits, including oil paintings, sculptures, drawings, and mixed media. They depict people who helped shape Cincinnati and the Jewish community here in some way from entrepreneurs and philanthropists to politicians and scholars and community leaders.

"There are names that people will recognize," says Abby Schwartz, director of the Skirball Museum. LISTEN TO & READ MORE>


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