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A Radical Change in Rabbinical Student Education

The North American rabbinate has changed and so must rabbinical education!

This is the major operating assumption of a pilot project in its third year funded by the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion in Cincinnati, Ohio. Rabbinical education for rabbis in the 21st century must be qualitatively different from its 19th and 20th century predecessors, and that means daring to deviate from the previously extant curriculum that privileged ancient and medieval texts at the expense of contemporary cultural contexts… Read More

The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Invests Funds in The Jewish Hospital/Mercy Health-Cincinnati

Mercy Health – Cincinnati announces that a $16 million investment from the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati to The Jewish Hospital, which Mercy Health purchased in 2010, will help grow the Graduate Medical Education (GME) program and expand the Emergency Department at the nation’s oldest Jewish hospital… Read More

Information on Grants Funded by The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Provided at Overnight Jewish Camp and Israel Travel Fair

Making a decision about summer camp and/or Israel travel for your children can be a daunting task – just trying to choose which program is the best fit is difficult enough. But with camping and travel grants through the Jewish Foundation and Jewish Federation of Cincinnati, at least one part of the process is much easier… Read More

The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati Supports Summer Internships in Israel, 100% Paid For

The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati — in partnership with The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati and the Jewish Agency for Israel — will once again offer summer internships in Tel Aviv through Onward Israel. This eight-week program, June 10 – August 6, is designed as a follow-up peer experience for young adults who have already traveled to Israel. It is open to undergraduate and graduate students, ages 19-26, who are originally from Cincinnati… Read More

John Stein Elected Trustee at Jewish Foundation Annual Meeting

John Stein, community leader with local and national Jewish organizational experience, was elected as the newest Trustee of The Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati at the organization’s 18th Annual Meeting. Stein was elected to a five-year term along with Bret Caller, who was originally appointed in February to fill the remainder of Benjamin Gettler’s term… Read More