Adath Israel's 170th Anniversary Celebration

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   AUG 6

Cincinnati Kosher BBQ Cook-off & Festival
SUNDAY, AUGUST 6, 2017 from 4:30 - 8:30 PM at ADATH ISRAEL. Enjoy a fun-filled day with friends and family, but most of all, come to eat!  This event is supervised by the Cincinnati Kosher Vaad Hoier of Cincinnati. You do not have to be Jewish or keep kosher to partake in the fun!
Rabbi David Wolpe

Named the most influential Rabbi in America by Newsweek Magazine and one of the 50 most influential Jews in the world by The Jerusalem Post, David Wolpe is the Rabbi of Sinai Temple in Los Angeles, California. Rabbi Wolpe's work has been profiled in The New York Times, and he is a columnist for Rabbi Wolpe is the author of eight books, including his new book, David, the Divided Heart, a finalist for the National Jewish Book Awards, and optioned for a movie by Warner Bros. For more on Rabbi Wolpe, Click Here.
170th Anniversary Gala
Details coming soon
FEB 12  Kick-off Event - Bat ella Sings Debbie Friedman
6:30 PM at Adath Israel Congregation
Experience one of Israel’s rising stars in a  community concert kicking off the celebration of Adath Israel’s 170th anniversary; a
one-night-only performance by the internationally known Israeli singer and performer, Bat ella. The concert, L’chi Lach: Bat ella Sings Debbie Friedman, is part of Bat ella’s World Tour, which also includes stops in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, NYC, and Bridgeport, Connecticut. For tickets contact or call 793-1800.
MAR 24 & MAR 25 Dinner and Lunch with Professor Avraham Infeld of Hebrew University 
If you heard him speak on the Israel mission trip, you would remember his dynamic and inspirational talk. If you haven't had a chance to hear him speak, now you do! Avraham has dedicated his career to helping Jews find meaning and joy in their Jewish identities and in making the world a better place for everyone. For more on Professor Infeld,
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APR 30
"Jewish Cincinnati Then and Now"
A Bus Tour Through History with Rabbi Gary Zola 12:45 - 5:00 PM Bus will leave from Adath Israel. Visit historic sites and learn about the Jewish history of Cincinnati. Rabbi Gary Zola is an expert on the subject and will be leading the tour and discussion.  Cost is $15 per adult and $7.50 per child (10-13 years). To reserve a seat, contact the synagogue office or email

MAY 7 Susan Weijel, Deputy Director of Yemin Orde
7:30 PM
Hear about the successful Yemin Orde Youth Village, located on 77 acres atop Mount Carmel in northern Israel. Yemin Orde is home, school, and safe haven to 430 at-risk and immigrant youth from around the world. Presentation and discussion in the sanctuary, followed by a dessert reception sponsored by the Lena and Sol Wise Fund. The event is co-sponsored by The Jewish Federation of Cincinnati.


MAY 21

Past, Present, and Future of Adath Israel's Brotherhood and Sisterhood
6:30-8:30 PM

A night honoring all the past living presidents of brotherhood and sisterhood. Dinner will be served. Entertainment will include a skit, slideshow, and presentations.
$36 per person.
RSVP information to come.