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HUC Future Is Bright, Says New President

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS – A partnership with the Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati, bringing in $5.2 million over five years, will be a blueprint for the future of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, its new president says.

Rabbi Aaron Panken will be officially inaugurated Sunday as HUC president at Downtown’s Plum Street Temple, culminating a weekend of celebrations. Read More

March of the Living 2014: A Journey of a Lifetime for Cincinnati Teens

This past April, 14 high school seniors from Cincinnati joined more than 12,000 people from around the world to march from Auschwitz to Birkenau and proclaim in a voice 12,000 strong: NEVER AGAIN! Unlike millions of other Jews before them, they made the choice to walk into these camps; their ancestors had no choice. It was not easy spending an entire week visiting concentration camps and mass Jewish burial sites, and seeing traces of a once thriving Jewish population that no longer exists. However, they made the decision to own their history, and bear witness to these atrocities so they will never be forgotten. Read More

‘Reborn’ Cincinnati Seeks Deeper Relationship with Israel

A group of 40 top business and civic officials from the Greater Cincinnati area expect to be in Israel next week to promote the city as a place for Israeli companies to do business. Like other suitors of Israeli start-ups and established firms, the Cincinnati delegation are set to inform Israeli firms of the advantages of setting up sales offices, research centers and headquarters in the United States. Like the other US states and cities seeking Israeli business, members of the delegation will proclaim their region as one of diversified business activity, good investment potential and home to a dynamic, entrepreneurial vibe that suits Israeli companies. Read More

Adath Israel Congregation Teens Experience Jewish New York

On a cold weekend in February 15 teens and 4 adults from Adath Israel Congregation participated in an amazing Jewish New York Experience. Participant Ethan Kahn shared, “New York is an amazing city, but this trip took the experience to a new level. Each place we visited provided a unique, fascinating, history-packed look at our culture and history as American Jews.”
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Grants Help Fund First Overnight Jewish Camp Experience

It’s that time of year again, when more than 100,000 children attend overnight Jewish camps, spending up to two months with peers and away from electronics, then returning home with stronger connections to their Jewish identities, and with friendships that last a lifetime.
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