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[Enquirer] Antisemitic banners won't succeed in 'othering' Jews.

By Danielle V. Minson, CEO, Jewish Federation of Cincinnati & Rabbi Ari Jun, Director, Jewish Community Relations Council

Originally published in the Cincinnati Enquirer, March 21, 2024.

In the early hours of Saturday, March 16, Cincinnati awoke to a deeply unsettling scene: banners procla…

[Enquirer] Sounding the Shofar: Uniting to Tackle our Mental Health Crisis

By Danielle V. Minson, CEO, Jewish Federation of Cincinnati

Originally published in the Cincinnati Enquirer, September 15, 2023.

As Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, approaches, the sound of the shofar − a ram's horn traditionally blown throughout the month, culminating on Yom Kippur,…

Jewish Federation of Cincinnati Donors Achieve Milestone in Giving

Cincinnati — The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati professionals and volunteers are celebrating securing $6,000,018 for its annual campaign.

The annual campaign, which is just one part of the organization’s $10M+ fundraising strategy, has not risen above the $6M mark since the onset of th…

FBI Honors SAFE Cincinnati with National Award

Cincinnati — SAFE Cincinnati, a program of the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati and the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, has been awarded the FBI Director’s Community Leadership Award (DCLA) for their service to the people of Greater Cincinnati.

FBI Director Christopher Wray presented th…

Dr. Gary P. Zola to retire from AJA and HUC-JIR

Dr. Gary P. Zola has announced that he will retire from Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of
Religion (HUC-JIR) and from the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives (AJA).

As of July 1, 2023, he will become the AJA’s Executive Director Emeritus. After completing a pl…