Dick & Gail Friedman Tribute Gala- Silent Auction Items!

The Dick & Gail Friedman Tribute Gala is this Saturday, November 4! Bidding for the Silent Auction will begin at the beginning of the evening, and will conclude at 9:30 p.m. Check, cash, and credit cards will be accepted. See below for a list of exciting auction items!


Seder Plate – Artist Beth Goldstein – Starting bid $83

Next Year in Jerusalem! A Family Seder Plate with handsewn cloth bag.

Framed Giclee of an original oil by local artist, Chuck Marshall – Starting Bid $66

Mother and Daughter at Sea Shore

Framed Signed and Numbered Print – Starting Bid $83

2 Jewish Men Praying at Wall by Israeli Artist

Fine Art Books – Starting Bid $66

American Painting and Farewell to an Idea

Hand Woven Dish Towels w/ Dish Soap – Artist Toby Ganz – Starting Bid $16

2 Hand Woven Towels with Pump of Dish Soap

Hand painted Mural – Artist Tracy Mcmullen – Starting Bid $66

A customized hand painted mural on a 4′ x 6′ Luan Mahogany Panel. Subject is winner’s choice.

Shabbat Table Painting – signed and numbered – Starting bid $33

A Shabbat dinner scene

Chanukah Menorah Set-Starting Bid $38

Gary Rosenthal Art Deco Menorah, Premium White Candles, Wax-Off

Four Signed and Numbered prints by artist David Bekker

Hand Made Pottery Bowls


Food and Drink

Dinner for 6- Starting Bid $60

Enjoy a festive evening of International Cuisine at the home of Rabbis Sissy Coran and Matthew Kraus

Cooper’s Hawk Gift Card with Wine, Snacks, Chocolates, Ice Bucket – Starting Bid $100

4 Bottles Cooper Hawk Red & White Wine, Snacks, Ice Party Tub and $200 Gift Card

Wine Awesomeness Gift Certificate– Starting Bid $50

Gift Certificate Code for Wine Accessories and Wine

Parkers Blue Ash Tavern – Starting Bid $17

Gift Card to Parkers Blue Ash Tavern

Sotto – Starting Bid $42

Sotto Restaurant Gift Card

Talisker Single Malt Scotch Whisky – Starting bid $23

13th Colony Southern Rye Whiskey-Starting Bid $13

An American classic with a distinctive spicy flavor and a slightly sweet finish. Southern Rye is derived from a mash bill high in rye grain and aged in new charred oak barrels. Our distinctively flavored Rye Whiskey is finished with french oak spirals and bottled at 95 proof. http://thirteenthcolony.com/products/southern-rye-whiskey/

Sangria Basket

Several Wine Baskets


Jewish Camping

URJ-Goldman Union Camp Institute – Starting Bid $83

Certificate for tuition credit for any 2 or 4-week session at URJ-GUCI for the summer of 2018 or 2019.

Camp Livingston – Starting Bid $50

Certificate for tuition credit to be applied for camp dues in summer of 2018 or 2019

Camp Livingston-Starting Bid $50

Certificate for tuition credit to be applied for camp dues in summer of 2018 or 2019


Beauty and Accessories

Jenny Simon FACE: Serums-Starting Bid $56

REN CLEAN SKINCARE Clarifying Toner, REN CLEAN SKINCARE T-Zone Control Cleansing Gel, REN CLEAN SKINCARE Cleansing Gel, Muran Perfecting Serum

Mitchell’s Salon and Day Spa – Starting Bid $17

Gift Card to Tri-County Location, plus lotions and facial scrub

Badgley Mischka Bag-Starting Bid $145

BADGLEY MISCHKA Italian Leather Handbag

Michael Kors Bracelet-Starting Bid $50

Motif Pave Open Cuff Silver Tone Bracelet. A sleek cage design set with a sprinkling of sparkling pave stones.

Coach Purse-Starting Bid $62

Signature Crossbody Coach Purse

Tori Burch Handbag-Starting Bid $63

Blue and White Handbag

Peter Miller Sport Shirt-Starting Bid $42

Blue Check Button Down Sport Shirt

$50 Blaine’s Gift Card-Starting Bid $17

Blaine’s Fine Men’s Apparel


Specialty Items

FC Cincinnati Suite & Signed Ball-Starting Bid $750

Suite with 10 tickets, 3 parking passes, food & drink next season game date TBD, FC Cincinnati Ball signed by Team. Winner to contact Aaron Herzig.

Reserved Parking Space at Rockdale Temple – Starting Bid $100

Take advantage of this exclusive opportunity to get a reserved parking space next to the Rabbis and Administrator.  Parking valid for one year.

Private Tour of WLWT News 5 with Randi Rico-Starting Bid $100

You and 9 of your guests will have a private tour of WLWT NEWS 5 with Randi Rico

Behind the Scenes Tour of 9 On Your Side with anchor Chris Riva – Starting Bid $100

The top bidder will receive a Private Behind-The-Scenes Tour of 9 On Your Side for up to 9 people (age 12 and older) with anchor Chris Riva. Offer expires 12/31/18.

Zahnadu Productions 4 hour DJ Package-Starting Bid $200

This package includes 4 hours of music, DJ announcing, dance floor lighting, wireless microphone, personalized lighting projection, projector and or Flat Screen TV, uplighting, unlimited consultations, and event coordination.

Basic Portrait Package Courtesy of Traveling Studios-Starting Bid $58

Package includes an online gallery with all usable pictures, free conversion to color or B&W, full print and digital rights to all your purchased images.   www.travelingstudios.com

Resume S.O.S-Starting Bid $58

Resume Feedback – One Hour Consultation

Career S.O.S-Starting Bid $58

Career Coaching – One Hour Consultation

Dog and Cat Treats Basket-Starting Bid $25

Healthy Treats for Dogs and Cats

Guitar Lessons-Starting Bid $50

3 Guitar Lessons with Adam Bellows


Memorabilia and Autographed Items:

Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory – Starting Bid $100

A signed photograph of cast from Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory. Featured is a photograph of the children who starred in the film with Gene Wilder in the background. The signed has the signatures of the children’s cast (Mike Teevee, Violet Beauregard, Veruca Salt, Augustus Gloop, Charlie Bucket). Below the photograph is the print of the Gold Ticket. Includes certificate of authenticity and a photo authenticating the signatures of the actors. It is presented under a black mat and plexiglass in a black frame with a wire for hanging. (16×20)

Bengals AJ Green – Starting Bid $75

An autographed fuji crystal photograph. This piece features an image and signature of Bengals receiver AJ Green. Green was selected by the Bengals in the 2011 NFL Draft. In his first season, he made the ProBowl. The photo is presented behind acrylic glass in a matte black tone wooden frame with a saw tooth hanger on the verso. Includes photograph of signing and certificate of authenticity. (16×20)

Muhammad Ali – The Greatest – Starting Bid $850

A limited-edition lithograph print of “The Greatest” featuring Muhammad Ali. The image depicts Muhammad Ali and Sonny Liston in their 1965 rematch with the Looney Tunes characters. The piece is hand signed, in sharpie, to the lower right in an edition of 750. It is presented under glass in a black frame with a wire hanger to the verso. A certificate of authenticity and a photo of the signing is attached to the verso.


Patriotic Tweety Bird – Starting Bid $45

A canvas of Tweety Bird titled “Patriotic Tweety”. Featured is the Looney Tunes character Tweety wearing a patriotic outfit playing the flute. This character is rendered against the American from an edition of 250. (20×24)

Joe Morgan signed Ball – Starting Bid $75

Includes photo and COA

Starting Big Red Machine 8 Ball – Starting Bid $450

Included COA

Steamboat Willie – Disney Framed and Signed Sketch -Starting Bid $250

A pencil on paper by Disney animator Paul Carlson titled “Mickey Mouse from Steamboat Willie (1928).” It depicts a black and blue linear drawing of Micky’s predecessor “Steamboat Willie” with his hands on a captain’s wheel. A facsimile Walt Disney Signature appears above that of Carlson. Matted in white and black, the piece is set behind glass in a black wooden frame. Hangs from a wire on the reverse. Includes a Toon Art Inc. certificate of authenticity on the paper backing.

Johnny Bench – Out at the Plate – Framed and Signed -Starting Bid-$200

A fuji crystal photograph of Johnny Bench making an out at the plate. Comes with a coa and photo of signing. (20×24)

Johnny and Sparky Celebrating – Signed and Framed –Starting Bid-$225

A fuji crystal archival photo signed by former Cincinnati Reds manager Sparky Anderson (1934 – 2010) and Reds catcher Johnny Bench (1947 – ) from International Photo Archives. This image captures the scene in the clubhouse following the victory in game seven of the 1975 World Series. A certificate of authenticity and photos of the signing are included.


Lucille Ball – Roberta – Feather with Rhinestone – Starting Bid-$125

A photo of American actress and comedian Lucille Ball (1911 – 1989). This print captures Ball playing a model in the film “Roberta”, wearing a lavish costume with fur. Beside the print is a feather attached to a rhinestone, a fragment from a dress in the film. There is a plaque beneath the image dating the photograph 1935. The work is presented unsigned under a white mat and glass, in a black tone wood composite frame, with hanging wire and a certificate of authenticity to the verso.

Tony Perez Hitting – Framed and Signed – Starting Bid-$175

A fuji crystal photo taken by photographer Sarge Marsh.  Perez was a part of the famous “Great Eight” starting line-up of the Big Red Machine.  Includes COA and photo of signing. (20×24)

Johnny Bench – Color – Framed and Signed -Starting Bid-$175

A color photo of Johnny Bench in the catching position.  Includes photo of signing and COA.

Vince Lombardi with Reproduction Check – Framed -Starting Bid-$75

A fuji crystal photograph of former Green Bay Packers coach Vince Lombardi (1913 – 1970), and a reproduction personal check. This print captures the coach on the sidelines, mounted with an image of one of his checks. The two prints are presented under layered mats and glass, in a black wood frame with a saw tooth hanger affixed to the verso. (16×20)

King and the Golden Bear – Framed -Starting Bid-$75

A Jack Nicklaus and Arnold Palmer Fuji crystal archival photograph titled “King and the Golden Bear”. The black and white image depicts Nicklaus kneeling and eyeing a shot, while Palmer stands behind him with a pensive look. Comes in a plastic sleeve with a Classic Moments certificate of authenticity. (16×20)

Neil Armstrong with Reproduction Check – Framed -Starting Bid-$75

Neil Alden Armstrong was an American astronaut and the first person to walk on the Moon. He was also an aerospace engineer, naval aviator, test pilot, and university professor. Also featured, is a reproduction of a personal check signed by Neil Armstrong. (16×20)

Bustin Babes – Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig – Framed $75

Fuji Crystal Archival Photograph with facsimile Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig autographs. The sepia tone image depicts Ruth and Gehrig standing shoulder to shoulder as they lean against their bats. The respective signature of each player appears in plate in blue letters. Includes a Classic Moments certificate of authenticity on the reverse.

Ryder CupFramed Collage -Starting Bid-$175

Features several photos of former Ryder Cup teams. (36 x 26 ½)

Ohio State Football – signed by head coach – Urban Myer -Starting Bid-$160

Comes in acrylic case

Ken Anderson and Isaac Curtis Bengals –  Framed Signed Photo -Starting Bid-$145

Black and White Photo – 20×24