JCC100: The Center of it All

It’s been 100 years since Joseph Schonthal first opened the doors of a Community Center for the Jews of Columbus. CJHS presents a look at the history of this institution which has touched the lives of all Columbus Jews in some manner. Share the wonderful memories with us!

Date May 1 to August 31, 2013

LocationJewish Center lobby, 1125 College Ave., Columbus Ohio 43209

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Fiddler Comes to the JCC

CJHS looks at the history of Fiddler on the Roof as performed by Gallery Players over the last forty years.

On stage at JCC 5 times, Fiddler has always represented a momentous occasion at the JCC. This year as a part of the 100th anniversary of the JCC, it is even more special. The exhibit will be held in conjunction with the Gallery Players production.

 

Date February- March, 2013

LocationJewish Center lobby, 1125 College Ave., Columbus Ohio 43209

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CITY SOUNDS

Music of the lounges, restaurants,
and clubs from the 1930’s to today.

Date March 1 to April 10, 2012

LocationJCC lobby, 1125 College Ave. Columbus, Ohio 4320

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RELIVING ROCK – Jewish Columbus in the 1970’s

CJHS takes a look at the rock years in Columbus. From Bar Mitzvah’s to protests, the music was with us.

Date May 1 - May 31, 2011

LocationJCC Lobby, 1125 College Ave. Columbus, OH 43209

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NEAL SHAPIRO and DON GORMAN – WCOL and the Jewish DJ’s

Neal Shapiro and Don Gorman will talk about their days at WCOL and other local radio stations. Find out what was happening behind the scenes as the rock bands came to Columbus in the 1970’s.

Date May 25, 2011

LocationJCC 1125 College Ave

Time7:00pm

BARON WOLMAN – I Saw The Music

Baron Wolman, a Columbus native and the first chief photographer of Rolling Stone Magazine, talks about living in the Haight-Ashbury during the Summer of Love and the early days of rock & roll. He will focus on music, musicians and lifestyle.

Tickets $8 in advance or $10 at the door. (please send check to CJHS, 1175 College Ave. Columbus, OH 43209 by May 5)

Reception and book signing will follow the talk.

 

Date May 17, 2011

LocationJCC 1125 College Ave. Columbus, OH 43209

Time7:30PM

Letters Home: Columbus Jews in WWI

On display at the Jewish Community Center of Columbus 1125 College Ave, Columbus OH 43209 From November 15 to December 30, 2010

Click here to read an article by Joe Blundo from the Columbus Dispatch on the exhibit.

Date November 15 to December 30, 2010

LocationJewish Community Center, 1125 College Ave., Columbus Ohio 43209

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Legacy 2010: 170 Years of Jewish Life in Central Ohio

Two major exhibits with associated lectures and other events.

The exhibit website has been archived for future access here. 

Be sure to visit the exhibit website for more information.

Date April 12 through June 4, 2010

LocationLeo Yassenoff JCC, 1125 College Avenue, Columbus Ohio 43209

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Legacy 2010: Lunch with Rabbi Yaacov Horowitz

Lunch with Rabbi Yaacov Horowitz
Founder American Jewish Legacy

Presentation: “…Where All Roads Lead to Fortune”
The Jewish Pursuit of Livelihood in America

This event was a part of Legacy 2010.

LocationLeo Yassenoff Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43209

Time12:00-2:00 PM

Legacy 2010: Opening Night Reception

Opening night reception with introduction by Rabbi Yaakov Horowitz

This event was a part of Legacy 2010.

LocationLeo Yassenoff Jewish Community Center, 1125 College Avenue Columbus, Ohio 43209

Time7:00-9:00 PM