It’s a small town . . . with a population of just 9,642 people. It’s a pretty rough-and-tumble place, made up mostly of people who wanted to get away from the big population centers. They were willing to come to a place where most people were farmers, although both a merchant class and an intelligentsia . . . Read More
JCGC’s Board of Trustees has approved the sale of burial lots in the last two undeveloped areas of the Montgomery cemetery at 7885 Ivygate Ln. Both areas are at the end of the cemetery farthest from the entrance. The larger area will represent an expansion in available lots in this traditionally Reform cemetery. The other . . . Read More
September 30th marks the end of our fourth full year of operating as JCGC. It was an eventful year. Most important was the purchase of 23 acres of land for a new cemetery on Loveland-Miamiville Rd, about a mile from the Ward’s Corner exit on I -275. We were fortunate to have the Jewish Foundation . . . Read More
We send our sincere thanks and appreciation to the veterans who served our country. We know that there are many meaningful stories of service in the Cincinnati Jewish community. Comment below with a story about your service or the service of a family member. You can also e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org and we can feature the story in a future post. We look forward to learning more about the impact of veterans in our community. #jewishcemeteries... See MoreSee Less
In this video from the Warren County Scouting Showcase, Eagle Scout Ethan Zied shares how he researched and marked Jewish veterans' graves in Greater Cincinnati's Jewish Cemeteries. Hear Ethan's reflections on the impact of his project beginning at 17:12 in the video.
Ethan shares, "I was able to honor 2,500 veterans, some of whom never received recognition for their service in their lifetimes...For the community, the markers silently say 'thank you' for the veterans' dedication. And for the families of veterans, the markers and flags give honor to their ancestors' service." Thank you, Ethan, for your work that has transformed our cemeteries!