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PJ Library Story Time

PJ Library Story Time

January 30 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
pj-library

At the Blue Manatee Bookstore in Oakley Enjoy PJ Library stories and crafts.

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Bubbe, Zayde, and Me!

Bubbe, Zayde, and Me!

February 1 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bubbe, Zayde and Me - PJ Library in Cincinnati

At Cedar Village Retirement Community Ages 0 – 4 with parent or caregiver Bring your toddler to Cedar Village for a Bubbe and Zayde play group! It will be an hour of intergenerational activities and fun as the toddlers get to meet new faces, and the residents of Cedar Village get to spend time with PJ Library families. FREE;...

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Tu B’Shevat Seder

Tu B’Shevat Seder

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tu B'Shevat Seder

Ages 21+ J Member: $18; public: $22 Come together for a night in celebration of Tu B’Shevat, the New Year of the Trees. We’ll follow the seder and have four cups of wine. There will be fruits, nuts, and much more to try. At the end of the seder, we’ll gather to enjoy a small meal.

Inclusion Basketball

Inclusion Basketball

February 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Inclusion Basketball in Cincinnati

Ages 18+ For adults with intellectual disabilities, who are able to participate independently. This inclusive class offers team-focused exercises and opportunities to socialize. This class is taught by our Schloss Special Needs and Services instructors and advocates.

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BBYO AZAA Basketball/BBGG Weekend

BBYO AZAA Basketball/BBGG Weekend

February 4 - February 5
bbyo-youth-group

Ages 13 – 18, current BBYO members only At the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus Join teens from the KIO BBYO region for an exciting weekend of athletics and chapter fun! The AZA’s will compete in a basketball tournament while the BBG’s get a workout with fitness and wellness programming.

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival Opening Event – Mr. Predictable

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival Opening Event – Mr. Predictable

February 4 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2016 | Romantic Comedy | 103 Minutes | Roee Florentin | Hebrew In this rollicking rom-com, responsible Adi finds himself overlooked and unvalued nearly every day of his life. When he meets wild Natalia, his whole world is flipped upside down, and he has to choose between love and reason. Opening night features: 1 complimentary drink per person, dessert reception, &...

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BBYO AZAA Basketball/BBGG Weekend

BBYO AZAA Basketball/BBGG Weekend

February 4 - February 5
bbyo-youth-group

Ages 13 – 18, current BBYO members only At the Jewish Community Center of Greater Columbus Join teens from the KIO BBYO region for an exciting weekend of athletics and chapter fun! The AZA’s will compete in a basketball tournament while the BBG’s get a workout with fitness and wellness programming.

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Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Fever at Dawn

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Fever at Dawn

February 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2016 | Drama – Holocaust | 110 Minutes | Péter Gárdos | Hungarian/Hebrew After surviving the Holocaust, Miklós is living in a Swedish rehabilitation camp and has been given a terminal diagnosis. Determined to find love, he sends letters to complete strangers with the hope that someone will respond. In partnership with The Center for Holocaust & Humanity Education

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Tour of the Hamilton County Justice Center & Lunch at Arnold’s Bar & Grill

Tour of the Hamilton County Justice Center & Lunch at Arnold’s Bar & Grill

February 7 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Arnolds Bar and Grill

Cost: $10 + lunch on your own We begin the day with lunch at the historical and legendary Arnold’s Bar and Grill – the oldest tavern in Cincinnati. Following our lunch, we’ll take a tour of the Hamilton County Justice Center. The Hamilton County Justice Center was built in 1985 and holds an average 1,424 prisoners daily, and an...

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Who’s Gonna Love Me Now

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Who’s Gonna Love Me Now

February 7 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2016 | LGBTQ | 84 Minutes | Tomer Heymann & Barak Heymann | Hebrew/English Saar is a gay man living in London, where he found refuge from the religious kibbutz of his youth. Since his HIV diagnosis, Saar has craved his family’s love, while they struggle with fear and prejudice. In a life he never planned for, will he be able to find...

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Do Your Heart Good: Don’t Let Living with a Heart Condition Keep You From Living Your Life

Do Your Heart Good: Don’t Let Living with a Heart Condition Keep You From Living Your Life

February 8 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Jewish Hospital Mercy Health Speaker Series in Cincinnati

Please note that this event starts early Advancements in surgical procedures, medications and other treatments have improved the quality of life for those who are affected by heart disease – an alarmingly large group, with heart disease still the leading cause of death in the U.S. Medical treatments paired with healthy lifestyle choices can help you manage your heart...

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – A Heartbeat Away

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – A Heartbeat Away

February 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2016 | Documentary | 55 Minutes | Tal Barda & Noam Pinchas | Hebrew/English/Swahili Israeli cardiologist Dr. Akiva Tamir and his team perform heart surgeries in Tanzania, and confront the conflicts between science and faith as they determine if six-year old Julius is a candidate for life-saving treatment. This stirring documentary explores human drama, life, and death. Special Feature: Dr. David Cooper,...

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Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – The Last Mentsch

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – The Last Mentsch

February 9 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2014 | Drama | 93 Minutes | Pierre-Henry Salfati | German/Yiddish/Hebrew/Hungarian Marcus, a solitary Holocaust Survivor, must find a way to prove his identity in order to be buried in a Jewish cemetery. With the help of a brash young woman, they embark upon a life changing journey. Special Feature: Short film screening of Broken Branches. In partnership with Jewish Cemeteries of...

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Flexibility Demo

Flexibility Demo

February 11 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free Fitness Demos and Challenges in Cincinnati

Personal Trainer, Stacey Blaesser, will show how to work flexibility training into your routine to gain strength and prevent injury. Next FREE Demo: March 4 & 8, 11am – Suspension Training

Kids Night Out: Movie Mania

Kids Night Out: Movie Mania

February 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Kids Night Out Pajama Party in Cincinnati

Ages 5 – 12 J Members: $25; public: $30 New! Special activities available for ages 10+ Drop off the kids for fun, supervised activities in the J’s gym and waterpark, and you can enjoy a night out for yourself! We’ll play movie trivia games, eat dinner, and screen a popular kids lm. Don’t forget to pack their swimsuits! Children...

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Teen CPR Training

Teen CPR Training

February 12 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Teen CPR Training in Cincinnati

Ages 13 – 18 Stay safe, and help others! Become CPR-certified with Chief Rogers from the Deer Park Silverton Joint Fire District.

Math Circle

Math Circle

February 12 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Pre-teens' Changing Bodies Program Cincinnati

Grades 6 – 8 Meet other kids who share a passion for math when you drop into this FREE, nationally-recognized program with professors from University of Cincinnati and award-winning area high school teachers. Students will be challenged and inspired with intriguing math activities, topics, and puzzles.

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Persona Non Grata

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Persona Non Grata

February 12 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2015 | Narrative – Holocaust | 139 Minutes | Cellin Gluck | English/Japanese This drama follows the real-life story of Japanese consul Chiune Sugihara, who issued transit visas to European refugees during WWII. By casting aside his country’s culture and values to follow his morals, Sugihara saved the lives of over 6,000 Jews. In partnership with The Center for Holocaust &...

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Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Moos

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Moos

February 14 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2016 | Comedy – Romance | 91 Minutes | Job Gosschalk | Dutch In this offbeat comedy, Moos is faced with obstacles on her way to greatness. Between the handsome singing teacher, her father’s new girlfriend, and the fact that she was denied entrance to the performing arts school, Moos has to find her confidence to realize her future. In partnership...

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BBYO International Convention

BBYO International Convention

February 15 - February 19
bbyo-youth-group

Ages 13 – 18, current BBYO members only Travel to Dallas, Texas for this exciting weekend of education, bonding, and spirited fun with 3,000 teens from the International Order of BBYO. Special sessions with guest performers and speakers, opportunities to relax and make new friends, and chances to have meaningful conversations and learning experiences make this an unforgettable experience.

Bubbe, Zayde, and Me!

Bubbe, Zayde, and Me!

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Bubbe, Zayde and Me - PJ Library in Cincinnati

At Cedar Village Retirement Community Ages 0 – 4 with parent or caregiver Bring your toddler to Cedar Village for a Bubbe and Zayde play group! It will be an hour of intergenerational activities and fun as the toddlers get to meet new faces, and the residents of Cedar Village get to spend time with PJ Library families. FREE;...

Brunch at the Maplewood Kitchen & Trip to the Cincinnati Library

Brunch at the Maplewood Kitchen & Trip to the Cincinnati Library

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Cincinnati Public Library

Cost: $5 + lunch on your own The Maplewood Kitchen restaurant is billed as a “California upscale cafe.” Notable menu items include an avocado Benedict, quinoa cakes with poached eggs, and a living-lettuce salad with freshly shaved vegetables. Entrees range in price from $8 to $14. It will be great to try one of the newest restaurants in Cincinnati!...

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BBYO International Convention

BBYO International Convention

February 15 - February 19
bbyo-youth-group

Ages 13 – 18, current BBYO members only Travel to Dallas, Texas for this exciting weekend of education, bonding, and spirited fun with 3,000 teens from the International Order of BBYO. Special sessions with guest performers and speakers, opportunities to relax and make new friends, and chances to have meaningful conversations and learning experiences make this an unforgettable experience.

Inclusion Basketball

Inclusion Basketball

February 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Inclusion Basketball in Cincinnati

Ages 18+ For adults with intellectual disabilities, who are able to participate independently. This inclusive class offers team-focused exercises and opportunities to socialize. This class is taught by our Schloss Special Needs and Services instructors and advocates.

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Wounded Land

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Wounded Land

February 16 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2015 | Drama | 80 Minutes | Erez Tadmor | Hebrew In this taut, critically-acclaimed drama, police officer Kobi Amar and his Region Commander Yehuda Neumann find themselves at odds. After years of service together, they are plunged into a tumultuous night after a terrorist bombing. Their moral and professional values are at stake, as well as their dedicated friendship. Special Feature:...

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BBYO International Convention

BBYO International Convention

February 15 - February 19
bbyo-youth-group

Ages 13 – 18, current BBYO members only Travel to Dallas, Texas for this exciting weekend of education, bonding, and spirited fun with 3,000 teens from the International Order of BBYO. Special sessions with guest performers and speakers, opportunities to relax and make new friends, and chances to have meaningful conversations and learning experiences make this an unforgettable experience.

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BBYO International Convention

BBYO International Convention

February 15 - February 19
bbyo-youth-group

Ages 13 – 18, current BBYO members only Travel to Dallas, Texas for this exciting weekend of education, bonding, and spirited fun with 3,000 teens from the International Order of BBYO. Special sessions with guest performers and speakers, opportunities to relax and make new friends, and chances to have meaningful conversations and learning experiences make this an unforgettable experience.

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BBYO International Convention

BBYO International Convention

February 15 - February 19
bbyo-youth-group

Ages 13 – 18, current BBYO members only Travel to Dallas, Texas for this exciting weekend of education, bonding, and spirited fun with 3,000 teens from the International Order of BBYO. Special sessions with guest performers and speakers, opportunities to relax and make new friends, and chances to have meaningful conversations and learning experiences make this an unforgettable experience.

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – The Last Mentsch

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – The Last Mentsch

February 19 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2014 | Drama | 93 Minutes | Pierre-Henry Salfati | German/Yiddish/Hebrew/Hungarian Marcus, a solitary Holocaust Survivor, must find a way to prove his identity in order to be buried in a Jewish cemetery. With the help of a brash young woman, they embark upon a life changing journey. Special Feature: Short film screening of Broken Branches, and discussion led by Gail G....

Gaga for Dancers

Gaga for Dancers

February 19 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Gaga Dance Masterclass in Cincinnati

Check-in opens at 5:30pm Ages 13+ | J Member: $10; public: $12 This Gaga class is intended for participants with previous dance experience. Dancers should wear comfortable attire, either barefoot or with socks. Doors close at 6pm sharp, no late entry will be permitted. This is a closed class. Participants only, no observers.

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President’s Day School Break Camp

President’s Day School Break Camp

February 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:30 pm
school-break-camps

Grades K – 6 J Member: $48/day; public:$58/day When school is out, the J is in! We offer School Break Camps and Snow Day Camps when many area schools are not in session. Bring the kids for a fun day of swimming, sports, arts and crafts, and more! Don’t forget to pack a swimsuit, lunch, and towel! Optional extended...

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Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Time to Say Goodbye

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – Time to Say Goodbye

February 21 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2015 | Comedy – Drama | 82 Minutes | Viviane Andereggen | German In this quirky coming-of-age film, Simon Grunberg is preparing for his bar mitzvah and has a lot on his mind. With the recent separation of his parents, he finds himself in a family divided… and lovesick for his new rabbi. Special Feature: Short film screening of Hannah Cohen’s Holy...

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Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – AKA Nadia

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival – AKA Nadia

February 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2015 | Drama | 115 Minutes | Tova Ascher | Hebrew/Arabic 20 years ago, Palestinian Nadia took on the identity of a Jewish woman named Maya. Now with an established career and family, her past has caught up with her. Nadia is forced to face conflicts of family, culture, and religion against a tense political backdrop.

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Jewish & Israeli Film Festival Closing Event – On The Map

Jewish & Israeli Film Festival Closing Event – On The Map

February 23 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Mayerson JCC Jewish and Israeli Film Festival

2016 | Documentary | 85 Minutes | Dani Menkin | Hebrew/English This inspiring documentary tells the story of the 1977 Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball team. Faced with repeated challenges, the team gathered the courage and strength to become international champions – putting Israel “on the map.” Special Feature: Appearance and discussion with the film’s director, Dani Menkin, and Tal Brody, leading member...

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Flexibility Demo

Flexibility Demo

February 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Biggest Loser Style Fitness and Weight Loss Challenges in Cincinnati

Personal Trainer, Stacey Blaesser, will show how to work flexibility training into your routine to gain strength and prevent injury. Next FREE Demo: March 4 & 8, 11am – Suspension Traini

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Math Circle

Math Circle

February 26 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Pre-teens' Changing Bodies Program Cincinnati

Grades 6 – 8 Meet other kids who share a passion for math when you drop into this FREE, nationally-recognized program with professors from University of Cincinnati and award-winning area high school teachers. Students will be challenged and inspired with intriguing math activities, topics, and puzzles.

PJ Library Hamentaschen Baking

PJ Library Hamentaschen Baking

February 26 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Celebrating Purim in Cincinnati

At Whole Foods Rookwood Join PJ Library as we learn about the story of Purim and make Hamantaschen with Whole Foods bakers. We’ll tell stories, create delicious cookies, and spend time together! Registration for this event is now full. Please contact Brett Musick at pjlibrary@mayersonjcc.org to be added to the waitlist.

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Lichter Lecture: Actor & Playwright Jon Adam Ross

Lichter Lecture: Actor & Playwright Jon Adam Ross

February 28 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Lichter Lecture: Actor & Playwright Jon Adam Ross

Have you ever met someone with “Elderly Orthodox Jew,” and “Cyclops” on their resume? Join us for a magical night with actor and playwright Jon Adam Ross. He’ll take the stage as part of the esteemed Lichter Lecture Series. We’ll explore his stories of the one-man shows he’s performed around the world, and get an inside look at his...

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Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center

Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center

March 1 @ 10:30 am - 3:00 pm
Belterra

Cost: $5 + lunch on your own Belterra Park Gaming & Entertainment Center, an entertainment destination located in a park-like setting on the banks of the Ohio River, features live racing during the summer, 1,500 video lottery games, and a great buffet. We will enjoy a fun day; so don’t forget to bring a federal ID and your Belterra...

Gaga for Everyone

Gaga for Everyone

March 1 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Gaga Dance Masterclass in Cincinnati

March 1, 6:30 – 7:30pm Ages 16+ | J Member: $10; public: $12 No dance experience is required for this class, which will allow the general public to explore the beauty of Gaga’s movement technique. Participants should wear comfortable attire, either barefoot or with socks. Doors close at start time, no late entry will be permitted. This is a...

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Inclusion Basketball

Inclusion Basketball

March 2 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Inclusion Basketball in Cincinnati

Ages 18+ For adults with intellectual disabilities, who are able to participate independently. This inclusive class offers team-focused exercises and opportunities to socialize. This class is taught by our Schloss Special Needs and Services instructors and advocates.

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Suspension Training Demo

Suspension Training Demo

March 4 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Free Fitness Demos and Challenges in Cincinnati

Learn something new and get tips on how to get the most out of your workout! These free fitness demos are for members only. Sign up in the Fitness Center. Suspension Training: March 4 & 18, 11am – Personal Trainer, Tony Ceja, will show how to develop strength, balance, flexibility, and core stability… all at the same time with...

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Disability Inclusion Awareness Month – PJ Library Madcap Puppets Party

Disability Inclusion Awareness Month – PJ Library Madcap Puppets Party

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mayerson JCC Disability Inclusion Awareness Month

We’ll enjoy a workshop led by the larger-than-life Madcap Puppets! Children of all abilities are invited to join us as we celebrate Jewish Disability Awareness at this fun PJ Library event. We’ll read a PJ Library book about the acceptance of all people, and make our own puppets, too!

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