Documents and Pictures Relating to the 1974 10th Anniversary of Congregation B’Nai Tzedek (Cincinnati, Ohio)
10th Anniversary Events Dec. 20-22
Congregation B'nai Tzedek anounces plans for a weekend celebration of its 10th Anniversary.
Festivities will begin following services Friday evening, Dec. 20, with an Oneg Shabbat program about the founding of the Congregation and featuring selected recollections in its history.
On Saturday morning, Dec 21, the Shabbat Service and sermon theme will be “To what should a synagogue aspire?”
A dinner dance is planned for Sunday, Dec. 22. This also will include “home-grown” entertainment and the Habonim Dance Group. All of these events will take place at the Jewish Community Center.
B’nai Tzedek was established in the Roselawn area in 1964 by its founder and first president, Gil Orlik. He and his family now reside in Oakland.
Henry Aron is president and Rabbi Edward Ruttenberg spiritual leader.
Since inception, the congregation has stressed active participation of the membership in the conduct of religious services and related functions.
In this regard, the rabbi and various members rotate various responsibilities in offering sermons and leading the Shabbat services. Others have roles in chanting the services or giving special readings.
B’nai Tzedek has an active sisterhood which has an interesting and varied program of its own in addition to supporting the total congregational work.
Mrs. Debbie Michael is president.
B’nai Tzedek is affiliated with the Untied Synagogue of America, national association of Conservative synagogues.
Persons involved in planning the program for the celebration include: Rabbi Rutt4enberg, Dr. Alex Cohen, Martin Grad, Mrs. Joyce Wise.
Arrangements are being handled by Mrs. Sylvia Grad, Mrs. Touby Wacholder, Henry aron, Mrs. Shirley Scheff, and Mrs. Frances Nidich.
Art work and other special projects are being undertaken by Mrs. Helen Bass, Maurice Brauer, Mrs. Lottie Kwiatek, Mrs. Nan Levin, Mrs. Lillian Goldberg, Mrs. Annette Cohen.
For information about the anniversary and reservations for the dinner dance, call Mrs. Scheff at 761-6710 or Mrs. Frances Nidich at 891-1292.