Articles Regarding the Founding of the VAAD Ho'ier of Cincinnati, Ohio (The Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of Greater Cincinnati) - 1931
From the Cincinnati Enquirer, June 30, 1931.
Thirty delegates representing the Orthodox Jewish Congregations of Greater Cincinnati met at the Kneseth Israel Congregation and adopted the following resolution: “Resolved, that a permanent organization be formed to be known as the Union of Orthodox Jewish Congregations of Greater Cincinnati ‘Vaad Ho’ier,’ the purpose of the union to be to supervise all matters affecting the cause of Orthodox Judaism.”
All congregations affiliated and supporting the purpose are the be represented by two delegates and their President.
The union is to take immediate steps to employ a rabbi as a leader of the Orthodox Jewry of Greater Cincinnati.
These delegates in session elected the following officers: M. Seigel, President; Sam Bohn, First Vice President; Dave Lipsky, Second Vice President; Sam Tulch, Treasurer, and E. Schiff and Abraham Friedman, Secretaries. The Committee on Rules and Regulations consists of Aaron Z. Isaacs, Abe Berman, Frank Posner, David and I. Lipsky, Gustave Schwatz and Abraham Friendman.
Rabbi Eliezer Silver, President of the Orthodox Jewish Congregations of the United States and Canida, is being considered to assume the leadership of the Orthodox Jews of Greater Cincinnati.