How You Help — Stories of Impact
Our 10 Most Popular Stories of 2020
With so much uncertainty during 2020, our top 10 blog posts this year reflect your curiosity about what our community is doing to help make sure we are all safe and protected, as well as changes happening at the Federation.
In June, Jan Evans began her new role at the Federation as the Director of Strategic Impact, which filled the vacancy left by Barb Miller.
14-year-old Jonathan was bullied mercilessly in the halls of his junior high school for being Jewish. Through the help of JCRC, Jonathan is in a better place, and experiences less antisemitism.
In July, the JCRC’s summer fellow from Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion, Shirah Kraus, shared her thoughts on how to respond to rising tension, both in the community and in our personal lives.
In January, after twenty years as the Director of Community Building for the Jewish Federation, Barb Miller retired. Take a look back at her career and the legacy she leaves behind at the Federation.
When you give to the Federation, your dollars do important, essential work every day. This post from March highlighted just some of what your gift to the Federation is able to do.
Because of the heated debates happening in our nation this summer, the JCRC turned to the Torah to better understand how we can argue respectfully. In this post, find the nine lessons we can learn from centuries of ma’amat (debate).
In February, Nina Paul shared how she and her family are honoring their late son, Max, through the Max Paul Volunteer Internship Program at ALEH Negev, in Israel.
This summer saw massive protests against police brutality and systemic hate in our nation. The JCRC put out this helpful list of suggested reading, viewing, or listening, for people of all ages who wanted to learn more about the issues facing the Black community, and what they could do to help.
The shocking death of 46-year-old African-American George Floyd rocked the nation. The JCRC put out this statement decrying the brutal killing.
In early March antisemitic graffiti was spray-painted on the railway trestle on Madison Road between Madisonville and Oakley. The JCRC, along with SAFE Cincinnati, was able to quickly get in touch with federal and local police who investigated the incident.
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