JCGC is pleased to provide access to 35,000 burial records through the genealogy section of its website. Almost all of our records include a photo of the memorial. We also have a select number of obituaries on our data base and plan to add more periodically. It is easy to use the search functions of . . . Read More
JCGC is one of 12 local Jewish organizations participating in the first cohort of the Create Your Jewish Legacy Program. To date, JCGC has received 40 legacy gifts under CYJL and also has earned $15,000 from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati for outstanding participation in the program during 2015. More . . . Read More
JCGC will be sponsoring a film for its Legacy Society, The Guardians, on Thursday, February 9th at 7:30 pm at the Mariemont Theatre. The film, titled “The Last Mentsch” is about Marcus Schwartz, who, after surviving the horrors of Auschwitz, creates a new identity for himself in Germany, denying his Jewish heritage. But when he . . . Read More
The first of our Jewish war memorials to be established was the Civil War Memorial located in the Walnut Hills cemetery. The memorial is an obelisk, which was completed in 1868. It first honored one fallen Jewish Civil War soldier from Cincinnati, Lt. Louis Reitler, who was killed in battle in 1862. His name is . . . Read More
JCGC is pleased to announce the dedication of our new cemetery on June 4, 2017 at 4:00 pm. The cemetery is located at 712 Loveland-Miamiville Road in Loveland. JCGC purchased this 23-acre property in December 2011 to develop as a community cemetery, with sections dedicated to the Orthodox, Conservative and Reform communities. The site is . . . Read More
On Tuesday, a ceremony marking the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Disabled American Veterans of the World War (today, the DAV), honored Judge Robert S. Marx, who established the organization in 1920. The wreath-laying ceremony by his grave in the Walnut Hills Cemetery featured an honor guard, buglers, and remarks from members of the DAV and Jewish Cemeteries' David Harris. The ceremony was a moving, solemn reminder of Judge Marx's contributions to the country and the impact of the organization that he created.