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[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 por…

[Cincinnati Enquirer] Opinion: Bicentennial is a chance to reflect...

Today is an historic day in Cincinnati, a day to honor the important role that the Cincinnati Jewish community has played in American history. The Cincinnati Jewish community was born 200 years ago, making it the first Jewish community in the American frontier.

Cincinnati launched its Jewis…

[Spectrum News] ish Festival Celebrates Jewish Contributions

The ish Festival returns to Washington Park this weekend as a kickoff to the Jewish Cincinnati Bicentennial. The festival debuted in 2017 as a grassroots effort to showcase Jewish arts, culture and community. Now in its third iteration, ish has grown to serve wider populations and has deepen…

[American Israelite] Jewish Cincinnati Kicks off Bicentennial Year

A fourteen-month celebration of the bicentennial of the Jewish community in Cincinnati kicked off on Saturday night and Sunday, September 25-26, with events in the West End, one of the early centers of Jewish life in this city.

The first event of this celebration was a concert headlined by …

[American Israelite] Jewish Cincinnati to Celebrate Bicentennial Year

At a press conference on Thursday, Sept. 2 at the recently refurbished Chestnut Street Cemetery, plans for the Jewish Cincinnati Bicentennial year were announced. In 1821, a few years after the first Jewish person, Joseph Jonas, had arrived in Cincinnati, a Jew, Benjamin Lape, died in the ci…