Eight Communities, One Voice

Howie Beigelman, Executive Director howieb@ohiojc.org

Catherine Scheller, Legislative & Communications Assistant cscheller@ohiojc.org


Ohio Jewish Communities represents Ohio's Jewish federations, their partner agencies and congregations for the purpose of enhancing the Jewish community's ability to serve vital human needs. To achieve this goal, Ohio Jewish Communities secures funds, educates and maintains relationships with government officials, and encourages sound public policy.

Download: 2017 Policy Agenda.pdf


Howie Beigelman

Executive Director


Catherine Scheller

Legislative & Communications Assistant


2016-2017 Board

President,Martin H. Belsky, Akron

Vice President, Rick Carne, Dayton

Treasurer/Secretary, Judith Brachman, Columbus

Immediate Past President, Beth Wain Brandon, Cleveland

Robert Friedman, Canton

John Youkilis, Cincinnati

Elliot Feit, Toledo

Andy Moyer, Youngstown.

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