History of jewish Cincinnati

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1788

Cincinnati's beginning

1788

1814

1814

Early Jewish Settlers

1817

Central and Western European Emigration

1817

1817

1817

Joseph Jonas

1821

Chestnut Street Cemetery

1821

1824

1824

KK Bene Israel

1836

Consecration of the first K.K. Bene Israel synagogue building, at Sixth and Broadway.

1836

1840

1840

KK Bene Yeshurun

1847

Adath-Israel

1847

1849

1849

Talmud Yelodim Institute

1850

Jewish Hosptial

1850

1852

1852

The second iteration of K.K. Bene Israel (later- Rockdale Temple) opens on the same site.

1854

Rabbi Issac M. Wise

1854

1854

1854

American Israelite

1866

Plum Street Temple

1866

1868

1868

Entrepreneurs

1873

Union of American Hebrew Congregations

1873

1875

1875

Hebrew Union College

1880

Arrival of Eastern European Jews

1880

1887

1887

Bureau of Jewish Education and the Talmud Torah School

1889

Dedication of Jewish Home for the Aged and Infirm (Glen Manor).

1889

1890

1890

The Jewish Hospital opened new facilities which included the first modern operating room in Cincinnati.

1892

Jewish Foster Home

1892

1896

1896

United Jewish Charities

1899

Jewish Settlement Home

1899

1900

1900

Mayoral Race

1905

Politicians

1905

1910

1910

Big Brothers and Big Sisters

1913

The Orthodox Jewish Home for the Aged

1913

1913

1913

School of Jewish Social Service

1924

End of Eastern European Emigration

1924

1924

1924

United Jewish Social Agencies

1927

Every Friday

1927

1927

1927

Jewish Welfare Fund

1931

Rabbi Eliezer Silver

1931

1933

1933

Sephardic Community in Cincinnati

1933

Escaping Nazism

1933

1935

1935

Refugees Scholars Project

1939

Cincinnati’s Response to World War II and the Holocaust

1939

1939

1939

Development of the Jewish Community Relations Council

1945

Holocaust Survivors Rebuilding their Lives

1945

1947

1947

American Jewish Archives and Jacob Rader Marcus

1950

HUC merges with JIR

1950

1952

1952

Yavneh Day School

1961

Medical Professionals

1961

1962

1962

Creation of Survivor Groups

1963

Cincinnati Hebrew Day School

1963

1967

1967

A Combination of Jewish Agencies forms the Jewish Federation

1968

The First Woman Rabbi

1968

1969

1969

K.K. Bene Israel - Rockdale Temple relocated to current location in Amberley Village.

1970

Russian Immigration

1970

1972

1972

Founding of Judaic Studies at UC

1980

Celebrities

1980

1995

1995

Jewish Foundation of Cincinnati

1997

Cedar Village

1997

2000

2000

Creation of The Center for Holocaust and Humanity Education

2000

Cincy Journeys

2000

2003

2003

Chaverim M'Israel - Friends from Israel

2013

Mayerson Jewish Community Center

2013