Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati honors our ancestors. We provide a place of solemnity and tranquility where visitors can pay respects to their loved ones. We ensure that everyone in the Jewish community will have a place to rest in peace and dignity. With a legacy gift, your impact can continue beyond your lifetime. In . . . Read More
To be Jewish means that each of us somehow participates in the healing of the world – in tikkun olam. We might not think of ourselves that way, but look around, and you will see that Jews participate in their communities perhaps to a greater degree than any of our neighbors. It’s part of us . . . Read More
In 2010, JCGC added a genealogy search capability to its website. This search capability provides access to burial records for the 36,000 interments in our cemeteries. Almost all of the burial records include photos of the memorials. The site also provides visitors with the opportunity to add additional information or to submit corrections to the . . . Read More
On October 12, 2014, Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati (JCGC) honored its founders and celebrated the organization’s unique history at a reception held at Adath Israel Congregation. The organization’s three founders, Dr. Edward Herzig, Michael Oestreicher and Edward Marks, were honored. The celebration, presented by The Jewish Hospital – Mercy Health, featured videos and a . . . Read More
We are pleased to announce that on February 23, 2015, we went live with our new and improved website, redesigned by Photonics Graphics. In addition to an improved look and updated content, we have redesigned the site to be much more user friendly for mobile phones and tablets. The site also includes a video on . . . 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.