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  • Meet our March of the Living Leaders

    Posted by Katie Maurer on April 09, 2019 | Share

    The 2019 Cincinnati March of the Living delegation heads to Poland and Israel later this month to experience the trip of a lifetime as they observe Yom HaShoah (Holocaust Memorial Day) in Poland and march with Jewish teens from around the world from Auschwitz to Birkenau, the largest concentration camp complex built during World War II. They’ll then travel…

  • On May 26, Hannah Vigran, one of the 25 students who took part in the 2016 March of the Living trip, uploaded a video to YouTube. This video was shared within the Mayerson JCC, deeply effecting those who saw it. Within its 14 minute and 13 second run-time, Hannah and fellow March of the Living participants explored the history of the…

  • Understanding Your Past & Building Your Future

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on March 30, 2016 | Share

    “If our students are going to be prepared to participate as active citizens shaping the world of tomorrow, they must understand that history didn’t just happen, it was made, and that they have a place in making the choices that will become the history of tomorrow.” Susan Graseck, National Council for the Social Studies We all wear many hats…

  • A Journey of Memory and Hope

    Posted by Mayerson JCC on February 05, 2015 | Share

    By Rabbi Shena Potter Jaffee, JCC Director of Jewish Family Life On this 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, I take time to remember a walk I took with my father and 24 Cincinnati teens four years ago through the world’s largest and perhaps most notorious factory of death. In 2011, I was fortunate to be the rabbi…