Ray Warren, a JCGC Board member, made a presentation in June 2011 to the JCGC Board on the history of two of our Covedale cemeteries, Yad Chorutzim and Tifereth Israel. Click here to view the presentation.
Felix Moses was the hero in the book, “Felix Moses, the Beloved Jew of Stringtown on the Pike”, written in 1930 by John Uri Lloyd, a native of Boone County. Moses (1827 – 1886) came to Boone County, Kentucky in the 1850’s, an orphan whose family had been persecuted in the old country. “Mose”, as . . . Read More
In June 2011, JCGC announced the addition of a genealogy feature to its website. This feature is easy to use and quickly has become the most popular area of our website, which can be found at www.jcemcin.org. By clicking on the Genealogy tab on our home page, you land on a page that provides a . . . 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.