Private Tour, Talk and Dinner
March 11, 2019
6 pm Tour of Skirball Museum with Director Abby Schwartz
6:40 pm Lecture with Rabbi Jonathan Hecht
7:15 pm Head to Sella home for dinner: Middle Eastern fare by Uri Sella and Guy Cohen
DINNER IS SOLD OUT but we are starting a waitlist in case space opens up. Scroll all the way down to enter the waitlist or Click here to contact Gillian .
$20 members and your guests
You have the option to attend only the tour and lecture. There is no cost if you do not attend dinner but please "buy" a tour/lecture ticket for our planning purposes.
Note: Visitors are encouraged to park in lots closest to Mayerson Hall.
The Harvard Club of Cincinnati invites you to an intimate evening to remember at Hebrew Union College, one of our city's treasures. The shared history of Cincinnati and our Jewish community, the oldest west of the Alleghenies, is long and rich. Our Jewish neighbors have been prominent contributors to business and the arts, politics and philanthropy.
We are combining a talk by Rabbi Jonathan Hecht, the Dean of the Cincinnati Campus of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion, a tour of the Skirball Museum with Director Abby Schwartz and a Middle Eastern dinner catered by Uri Sella and Guy Cohen at Past President Gillian Sella’s home. The address will be provided to those who RSVP for dinner.
Questions? Contact Gillian.
If you prefer to buy tickets by mail, please send a check to the HC of Cincinnati, c/o Katie Nappi, 644 Watch Point Drive, Cincinnati OH, 45230 and leave a message at Contact Gillian that you are attending.
Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion
o Founded in Cincinnati in 1875, Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion is the oldest institution of higher Jewish education in the western hemisphere and is the academic center of Reform Judaism. Our Cincinnati campus houses the Rabbinical School and the interfaith School of Graduate Studies. Scholars, educators, and students of all faiths and backgrounds visit the Jacob Rader Marcus Center of the American Jewish Archives and the Klau Library, located on the Cincinnati campus. Together, these institutions comprise the largest and most comprehensive collection of Judaica and Hebraica in the western world.
6:00PM - 9:00PM Mon 11 Mar 2019, Eastern timezone
Skirball Museum--Hebrew Union College
3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati, OH 45220
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The Skirball Museum
o The Cincinnati Skirball Museum, founded in 1913 as the Union Museum with the assistance of the National Federation of Temple Sisterhoods, was the first formally established Jewish museum in the United States. Its core exhibition, An Eternal People: The Jewish Experience, as well as temporary exhibitions, portray the cultural, historical, and religious heritage of the Jewish people. In 2015, B’nai B’rith International and HUC-JIR announces the transfer of the art and artifacts of the former B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum, for the purposes of preserving and displaying this distinctive collection of sacred and secular fine and decorative arts. The B’nai B’rith Klutznick Collection augments and enhances the Skirball’ s holdings significantly, rendering it among the most prominent Jewish museums between the Alleghenies and the Rockies.