Special Programs and Series

For questions please contact Melissa at  513-761-7500 x 1218

Join us by emailing Melissa

Tell and K’Vell In The Sukkah

Ages 60+
Friday, September 24
11 – 12pm | In-Person | Mayerson JCC
Free for J members | RSVP by September 20

Let’s reconnect with J friends and play this fun conversation card game. Are you new to the J? This is a great way to meet new friends. Tell and K’Vell is a fun card game created by Debbie Friedman as a took to connect family and friends through storytelling. Enjoy a hot kosher lunch at noon with friends. Space is limited so please RSVP to Melissa at 513.761.7500 x1218.


Jewish Heroes You Should Know

Ages 60+
Thursdays, October 7 – October 28
1:10pm – 2pm | In-Person | Mayerson JCC
Free for members

Get to know some of the great men and women of Jewish history through gripping, sometimes frightening, sometimes shocking, but always enlightening stories shared by master educator and popular speaker Rabbi Yitzchok Preis. In conjunction with Kollel Partners, RSVP by Calling Melissa at 513.761.7500 x1218

An Introduction To Wine In Jewish Life: A Pairing Of Tastings And Traditions

Ages 21+
Thursday, October 28
7 – 8:30pm | In-Person | Mayerson CC
$38 per person for members | $48 per person for non-members
RSVP by October 21 here. 

How does wine make Judaism come alive? Enjoy an evening of pairing kosher and mevushal wine with wisdom in Jewish life as Simon Levin, regional sales manager of Royal Wine Corporation, and Rabbi Drew Kaplan lead us on an adventure of tastings and traditions. This tasting will pair five wines with light hors d’oeuvres creating a memorable experience. The wines included are Herzog SR Napa Cabernet, Carmel Mediterranean 2013, Hagafen Lake County White Reisling, Bartenura Sparkling Moscato Rose and Herzog Lineage Momentus.

An Introduction to Wine in Jewish Life guests will enjoy pre-plated hors d’ oeuvres, and pre-poured wine seated at tables with social distancing.   

Cincinnati Preservation Lectures

Ages 60+
Tuesdays, November 30 – December 21
Virtual and In-Person | Mayerson JCC
Free with RSVP

Rediscover Cincinnati with Cincinnati Preservation Association’s Virtual Tour Guide, Jeanne Rolfes. Enjoy four virtual tours showing both old and current pictures of historic and memorable Cincinnati landmarks as well as a narrative that highlights the history and current use of the site.

Cincinnati Memories: Part One

November 30

Step back in time to visit Fountain Square, the Carew Tower Complex, the Dixie Terminal Building, City Hall, Findlay Market, and Union Terminal, to name a few.

Please RSVP to Melissa 513.761.7500 x1218

Cincinnati Memories: Part Two

December 7

Enjoy this virtual tour of Downtown Cincinnati from Music Hall to Chester Park with stops at the inclines, Crosley Field, and Eden Park, and ride on the Island Queen to Coney Island.

Please RSVP to Melissa 513.761.7500 x1218

Cincinnati Memories: Part Three

December 14

We will visit Cincinnati’s memorable sites and buildings from Lunken Airport to the College of Mt. St. Joseph, and the Anderson Ferry to Western Hills High School; from Spring Grove Cemetery to the Mansions of Clifton, Burnet Woods, and the Cincinnati Zoo, as well as areas of town hit hard by the Great 1937 Flood.

Please RSVP to Melissa513.761.7500 x1218

Cincinnati Memories: Part Four

December 21

Re-kindle memories of Cincinnati’s history from the Courthouses (How many were there, and did they all really burn down?), the Library, the Observatories, as well as an overview of the University of Cincinnati and Procter & Gamble. (Who could forget our two “biggies?”)

Please RSVP to Melissa 513.761.7500 x1218

Online Beginner Mah Jongg Class

J Member Cost: $175 | Non-member Cost: $225

Have you always wanted to learn Mah Jongg? Debbie Barnett’s School of American Mah Jongg is now offering online courses for our JCC to learn and play from your own home in a relaxed setting. This beginner session consists of 5 classes, 2 hours per class. Come learn with only 3 students ensuring individual attention to help you master the game. Flexible days and times are available to meet your schedule. Course Requirements: desktop computer, laptop with mouse, tablet or iPad, video & audio, Chrome, Firefox, or Safari browser.

2021 Mah Jongg card is available at mahjongteacher.com | Register at MayersonJCC.org

NEW! Jewish Documentary Series

Come watch a wonderful documentary on our big screen Mondays in October from 10:30am-12pm. $1 suggested donation; RVP is required. Call 513.761.7500 ext. 1218. Click HERE for more information

New! Short Stories Book Club & More!

Ages 60+
Starting November 10th
1 – 2:30pm | Mayerson JCC
2nd Wednesday of the Month

Join Elaine Hordes each month for a lively discussion on short stories. Please RSVP at 513.761.7500 ext. 1218.