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
Over the weekend, volunteers ventured out into the heat to mark nearly 200 Jewish veterans' graves in the Price Hill cemeteries. We are grateful for the volunteers spending their time on this important initiative to honor local veterans.
#DidYouKnow that in 1848, after his neighbors told him that they did not want a Jewish neighbor, Charles Kahn bought land in Clifton and sold it to Ahabeth Achim to found the first Jewish cemetery in the Clifton area? Kahn told his neighbors that if they did not want to live in the same community as a living Jew, they could not object to a dead one.