JCGC broke ground on its new cemetery site at 712 Loveland–Miamiville Road in Loveland in August 2015. The general contractor is JDL Warm Construction. Under their guidance, much work has been accomplished, including clearing and earthwork, installation of site utilities and the initial round of asphalt paving. The balance of Warm’s work will be completed . . . Read More
The JCC asked JCGC several months ago if it would like to utilize one of its display cases in the JCC lobby. At about the same time, Mary Bauer, JCGC’s Office Manager, was working with Lee Hamill on genealogy for Lee’s family. As it turns out, Lee is descended from David Johnson, the second Jew . . . Read More
Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati Create Your Jewish Legacy Committee Chair, Larry Neuman, was honored with The Mesel Wieder Mensch Award at the Sustainers Event held on May 26th at the Phoenix. Larry devotes countless hours, not only to JCGC, but to many other Jewish and civic endeavors. He doesn’t expect recognition. He serves because . . . Read More
On Sunday, May 29, 2016, B’nai B’rith held its 73rd annual Memorial Service at the Robert S. Kraft War Memorial Garden in the Covedale Cemetery on Sidney Road. This unique Memorial Service is held annually in memory of the Greater Cincinnati servicemen of the Jewish faith, who made the ultimate sacrifice for our Country while . . . Read More
JCGC is one of 12 local Jewish organizations participating in the Create Your Jewish Legacy Program. To date, JCGC has received 32 legacy gifts under CYJL and also earned $15,000 from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati for outstanding participation in the program during 2015. We thank those individuals who have . . . 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.