[WCPO:] Loss of 1865 Synagogue an "Absolute Tragedy": Stadium Project Plan

“There’s nothing to protect it,” Muller said. “It really is an absolute tragedy that the building will be torn down.”

It was built in 1865 to house Ahavath Achim, or the Congregation of Brotherly Love, said photographer J. Miles Wolf. He researched the property for his exhibit, “Jewish Cincinnati: A Photographic History,” which ran from October to January at the Skirball Museum at Hebrew Union College.

“It’s one year older than Plum Street Temple,” said Wolf. “I think it’s worth saving just because it was built as a temple in 1865. You know, there’s just not many buildings left in Cincinnati from 1865.”  Read more >


Add Comment