March News: CYJL teams best in nation; Florida reunion update, more

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On March 16 each of our twelve Create Your Jewish Legacy teams received a check for $10,000 for meeting their first year goals, and nine received an additional $5000 for meeting stretch goals—mazel tov to all! 

Twelve Cincinnati organizations just celebrated a roaring success: they secured more legacy commitments in their first year of the Create Your Jewish Legacy program than any other community nationwide. As part of the program, each organization set out to secure 18 legacy commitments in their first year, for a total of 216. The community achieved over double this amount, with a grand total of 465 commitments in 2015. This is more than any other community in the nation has ever achieved.... More >

Recent Event: Palm Beach Gardens, FL March 6 —On a beautiful balmy Sunday evening in March, sixty Cincinnatians who live in Florida part-time reconnected with the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati at the home of Patsy and Barry Kohn in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida. After catching up over cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, the group was given a brief update on highlights in the Cincinnati Jewish community over the past months by the Jewish Federation’s Annual Campaign co-chair Marty Hiudt.... More >

Alice and Harris Weston's Legacy — Alice and the late Harris Weston married in Cincinnati in 1949. Harris was a partner at Dinsmore Shohl and a long-time community leader, and Alice is a well known environmental artist and collector. They have given generously to the Jewish community as well as to local arts institutions. Harris was instrumental in the founding of the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati. The Westons' influence on Cincinnati is virtually unparalleled. Watch their video here.


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