June 7th – CJHS Annual Meeting

The Columbus Jewish Historical Society Business Meeting will be held at 7pm.

The Annual Meeting of the Columbus Jewish Historical Society will be at 8pm.

Agenda:

-Vote on the updated constitution.

-Vote on the slate of new CJHS officers and trustees.

Date June 7th 2016

Location1175 College Avenue

Time8pm

June 5th – Excelsior Club Memories

Excelsior Club PoolJoin us to share your memories of the Excelsior Club days.

Date June 5, 2016

LocationThe Historical Collection, 1175 College Avenue

Time2pm

May 1st – Using the CJHS Archives

CJHS_websiteLearn how to research the Jewish communities of central Ohio using the CJHS website and its links; including the Ohio Jewish Chronicle!

This program and more will be held the first Sunday of every month, check back for more information!

 

Date May 1, 2016

LocationThe Historical Collection, 1175 College Avenue

Time2pm

Jewish Business in Downtown Columbus

An informal conversation with the author of Sorry, Downtown Columbus is Closed, I. David Cohen.

 

41QYwecDhXL._SY344_BO1,204,203,200_This program and more will be held the first Sunday of every month, check back for more information!

 

Date April 3, 2016

LocationThe Historical Collection, 1175 College Avenue

Time2pm

Sacred Places: A History of Jewish Congregation Space in Columbus

Space to come together for prayer is of major importance to the Jewish community. Toby Brief, president of the Columbus Jewish Historical Society, will present a look at the various Jewish congregations of Columbus, how they developed and where they were located over the years. By looking at all of the synagogues and alternative spaces, we see a reflection of how Jewish Columbus has grown and changed over the last 175 years.

This is a program of the Beth Tikvah Shishim group. For further information, please call Beth Tikvah directly.

Date March 10th, 2016

LocationBeth Tikvah

Time11:00AM

A Gift to the Community

On Dec. 13, CJHS will open a permanent exhibit space. Our first exhibit will be “Preserving Memory: CJHS at 35.”

We will be showing items from our archives that represent Jewish life in central Ohio.

IMG_1693Place: The Historical Collection, 1175 College Ave.

Time: 1:00pm to 4:00pm

Date December 13th, 2015

LocationThe Historical Collection, 1175 College Ave.

Time1:00pm to 4:00pm

CJHS Jewish Genealogy in Sunday School

CJHS Genealogy Committee members, will present an introduction to genealogy to the 8th grade Sunday School classes at Temple Israel, Agudas Achim, Beth Shalom, and Beth Tikvah on December 6th, 2015.

Students will be learning about their family’s heritage and if possible, should be able to identify who they were named for specific to their English and Hebrew names and should come prepared with any derivations in the spelling of their last name. Students are to bring family memorabilia to share and discuss with the group. Parents are welcome to accompany their kids.

 

Date December 6th, 2015

LocationBeth Tikvah - Temple Israel - Beth Shalom

Time

Welcome New Trustees

CJHS welcomed several new Trustees to the Board at our June meeting. This is bound to be an exciting year!

2015-2016 New Trustees- l to r: Jason Crabill, Barry Adelman, I David Cohen, Jeff Grossman, Dan Fleckner with President, Toby Brief. Not pictured is Fred Summer.

2015–2016 New Trustees (left to right): Jason Crabill, Barry Adelman, I David Cohen, Jeff Grossman, Dan Fleckner with President, Toby Brief. Not pictured is Fred Summer.

Art Mail

The CJHS Art Mail exhibit is currently at the Bexley Public Library.

CJHS challenged you to create Art Mail and look at your history and the history of Jewish Columbus in a new way, come and see the results from now until May 29th, 2015.

LocationBexley Public Library

Time

Jewish Genealogy

May 7th, Carol Shkolnik, CJHS genealogy chair, at the Bexley Public Library will be presenting resources and tips for tracing your family’s Jewish roots from 7:00 to 8:30p.m.

Date May 7th, 2015

LocationBexley Public Library

Time7:00 to 8:30p.m.

Sacred Places: A History of the Synagogues of Columbus

Since the early 1840’s, the Jews of Columbus have gathered to worship in various locations around the city. Join the Columbus Jewish Historical Society as we look at these spaces that have been home to our local congregations over the years. Some of them might surprise you!

Where: Jewish Center, 1125 College Ave.
When: Monday, May 4, 2015, 7:00 pm

Date May 4, 2015

LocationJewish Center

Time7:00pm

Art Mail Exhibited at JCC

CJHS challenged you to create Art Mail and look at your history and the history of Jewish Columbus in a new way!

The results of your efforts are on view at the JCC from March 1st to April 17th!

LocationJewish Community Center

Time

Genealogy for the Student

Steven Friedman, CJHS Genealogy Committee member, will present an introduction to genealogy to the 8th grade class of Temple Israel, February 22, 2015.

Students will be learning about their family’s heritage and if possible, should be able to identify who they were named for specific to their English and Hebrew names and should come prepared with any derivations in the spelling of their last name. Students are to bring family memorabilia to share and discuss with the group.

Date February 22, 2015

LocationTemple Israel

Time

Uncovering Jewish Columbus

CJHS will look at the Sacred Spaces that Jewish Columbus has used for worship over its history. Incorporating photos, press reports, and oral history, we can see how the community has grown and how our definition of Sacred Space has been interpreted.

This program is sponsored by the Columbus Community Adult Education Committee and supported through the Columbus Jewish Federation.

 

Date November 9, 2014 at 7:00 PM

LocationAgudas Achim Synagogue, 2767 E Broad St.

Time

Popular American Songs…Jewish Links

Join former Bexley boys, Bob & Bill Cohen,  as they sing songs from the 1930’s to the 1980’s, songs that touched American’s hearts, all of them made famous by Jews.

This concert was a benefit for CJHS.
Cohen Brothers

 

Date October 19, 2014 from 7 to 9 p.m.

LocationJewish Community Center 1125 College Avenue

Time7 to 9 p.m.