Connecting is about getting involved, sure. But it’s more than that. It’s about feeling like you’re a part of something, building relationships, being invested in our local and global communities. We have lots of different options for connecting. Choose one that sounds like a good fit...we’ll help you get started!

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The JCRC develops meaningful relationships with ethnic, religious, civic, business and academic leaders and strengthens ties with our policy makers. We advocate for the priorities of the local Jewish community.
Women’s Philanthropy programs and events are opportunities for women, regardless of giving level, to come together and strengthen our community


Looking to join a board or committee? For those who are interested in getting more involved in the leadership of Jewish Cincinnati, we have LEAD (Lead, Educate, Act and Develop), a leadership program for young adults.
Looking to connect? Check out Cincinnati Vine. Cincinnati Vine is a central interactive hub to connect young adults to each other and the Cincinnati Jewish community in an organic, grassroots way. Here, young adults are able to create meet-ups, post information about events, get engaged in social action, and meet other young adults.
Looking to give back? Any size gift makes a difference, and every gift will be used wisely to serve our community. Learn more about our young adult giving societies Ben-Gurion Society (BGS) and National Young Leadership Cabinet.


Our Israeli emissaries work to create and strengthen relationships between Cincinnati and Israel, educating both the Jewish and non-Jewish communities about Israel and also advocate for Israel.
Partnership2Gether connects Jewish communities in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and South Africa with Israel.
Through our Israel & Overseas allocations, we support grassroots programs advancing the cause of pluralism and inclusiveness in Israel.


Overnight Jewish camp for children ages 6-16. Get grants up to $3,500. Camp options are tailored to your child’s specific interests, such as arts, health & wellness,social action, sports, and more.
Israel travel for Jewish teens ages 16-18. Get a grant up to $8,000. Trip options include traveling with their overnight Jewish camp, youth movement, March of the Living, or high school study abroad programs.
Israel travel for Jewish young adults ages 18-26. Get a grant of up to $6,250. There are options from two-week tours of the country to gap year programs, and from summer internships to study abroad, all tailored to each young adult’s specific interests and needs.