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[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>

Federation Responds to HUC-JIR Rabbinical Program Decision

On Monday, April 11, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion's Board of Governors approved several recommendations, including the ending the Cincinnati residential rabbinical program by the end of the 2026 academic year. 

To read the full release from HUC-JIR, please CLICK HERE.