JCGC is preparing to break ground on its new cemetery site at 712 Loveland–Miamiville Road in Loveland. JCGC purchased this 23-acre property in December 2011, to develop as a community cemetery. The site is a convenient location in a good neighborhood, about a mile from the Ward’s Corner exit off I–275. It is less than . . . Read More
Pre-Need Burial Arrangements are those planned and purchased prior to death — often years or decades before the need arises. Purchasing a cemetery lot and making your burial arrangements before the need arises is a gift of love to those you love the most. Pre-Need Burial Arrangement benefits include: Your family will not have to . . . Read More
I was raised in Columbus with a strong sense of community, social justice and the mitzvah of giving back. While I have always had and continue to have a strong interest in community history and development, it was not until I was a law student that I found my passion for real estate, development and . . . Read More
#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.
#DidYouKnow that we are hosting two Workum Interns this summer through JVS Career Services? Brooke Goldwasser and Sam Ruskin are helping organize our archival materials to better support families working on genealogical research. They hope to build professional skills this summer, learn about genealogical research and the archival process, and understand how Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati supports our community. Brooke is a student at Rutgers University and Sam is coming to us from The Ohio State University.
Started in 1917 as the first organized scholarship fund in Cincinnati, the Workum Fund now supports Cincinnati college students as they gain work experience in local Jewish organizations. You can learn more about the history of the Workum Fund here: www.workum.org/history.htm Many Workum family members and founders of the fund are buried in our cemeteries. #jewishcemeteries... See MoreSee Less