3101 Clifton Avenue
Cincinnati (Clifton), OH 45220
Skirball Museum in Cincinnati
Courtesy of (from top): Cincinnati Museum Center | American Jewish Archives | Cincinnati Museum Center
George Rosenthal, Daniel Ransohoff and Ben Rosen: Documenting Cincinnati's Neighborhoods
Oct. 22, 2014 – Dec. 21, 2014
Tues–Thurs: 11 am–4 pm | Sun:1–5 pm
Oct. 22, 2014
Mayerson Hall and Jacob Rader Marcus Center | Hebrew Union College, 3101 Clifton Avenue | Cinti, OH 45220
The Exhibition Opening that celebrates the photographyof Daniel Ransohoff, George Rosenthal and Ben Rosen begins at 5:30 pm on Wednesday, October 22. The evening starts off with a light, grazing-style supper and self-touring of Daniel Ransohoff and George Rosenthal photographs in Mayerson Hall, followed there by welcoming remarks with the Rosenthal and Ransohoff family members at 6:15 pm.
At 6:30 pm, self-touring of Ben Rosen photographs will begin at the American Jewish Archives (AJA), accompanied there by dessert and coffee. Final remarks with the Rosen family will begin at 7 pm.
In conjunction with the Skirball and American Jewish Archives exhibitions, the Klau Library will display a selection of books from its collections by and about Jewish photographers. On opening night, the Library will be open until 9 pm. Both exhibiting venues will remain open on October 22 until 8 pm. All venues are located at the Hebrew Union College campus at 3101 Clifton Avenue.
OCTOBER 22 EXHIBITION EVENT SCHEDULE
5:30 pm (Mayerson Hall): Grazing supper/self-touring of Daniel Ransohoff and George Rosenthal photographs
6:15 pm (Mayerson Hall): Welcoming remarks with Rosenthal and Ransohoff family members
6:30 pm (American Jewish Archives): Dessert/self-touring of Ben Rosen photographs at the American Jewish Archives
7 pm (American Jewish Archives): Remarks with Rosen family members
Free and open to the public. Reservations are recommended and available by phone at 513-487-3098 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Nov. 2, 2014
Jewish Queen City Bus Tour, Downtown and Avondale
Sunday November 2, at 10am
Jewish Queen City Bus Tour
Historical tour led by American Jewish Archives staff. Visit landmark Jewish sites downtown and in Avondale, including Chestnut Street Cemetery and Plum Street Temple.
$25 Fee. Space limited. Registration required by calling Nancy Dowlin at 513-487-3017.
Nov. 12, 2014
The West End: Looking Back, Looking Forward, Hebrew Union College | Mayerson Hall
Wednesday, November 12 at 7 pm in Mayerson Hall
The West End: Looking Back, Looking Forward
Local historians scholars, and consultants discuss an historic Cincinnati neighborhood.
Moderator: Dan Hurley, host of Newsmakers on Channel 12, local historian and director of Leadership Cincinnati at the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce
- Terry Grundy, director of Community Impact, United Way of Greater Cincinnati; adjunct associate professor at UC; and colleague and personal friend of Dan Ransohoff
- Carl Westmoreland, senior historian (NURFC ) and advocate for the West End community
- Dr. Gary Zola, executive director of the American Jewish Archives, which holds the Ben Rosen photographs
- John W. Harshaw, Sr., author of Cincinnati’s West End ( 2009)
- Scott Gampfer, director, History Collections and Preservation, Cincinnati Museum Center, which holds the Daniel Ransohoff and George Rosenthal photographs
Program support provided by the Daniel J. Ransohoff Lectures Fund of Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion.
Free and open to the public. Reservations requested by calling Jen Mendelson at 513-487-3098 or email@example.com.