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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…

[The American Israelite] Remembering Dick Weiland

“If you believe in something, battle for it.” –Richard A. Weiland

Richard Weiland passed away January 19, at age 93, leaving behind his loving family and a legacy of activism and social justice. Dick was born and raised in the Avondale neighborhood of Cincinnati in the heart of the Je…

[The Jewish Foundation] Jewish Foundation Announces Reflect Cincy Grants

Seven grants totaling $288,500 will fund new ideas to spark Jewish connection in Cincinnati 

CINCINNATI (July 12, 2022) – The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati is awarding seven grants totaling $288,500 for its inaugural Reflect Cincy initiative aimed at funding new and emerging ideas to s…

[Movers & Makers] Donor Pledges $18 Million to Holocaust & Humanity Center

A local donor has pledged $18 million to the Nancy & David Wolf Holocaust & Humanity Center, the center’s largest single gift ever. The gift is being seen as a potential catalyst for more philanthropy for Jewish causes in one of the most active years ever for the Jewish culture in Greater …

[Ohio Jewish Communities] Governor DeWine Signs Order Fighting Antisemitism

Governor Mike DeWine has repeatedly given his personal commitment to our community on combating hate, especially Jew-hatred. His issuance of today’s Executive Order defining antisemitism is the latest step. Read more>