Rabbi Bernard Illowy, 1814 – 1875, is interred in Adath Israel Cemetery in Price Hill. Descended from a family of religious scholars, he was born in Kolin, Bohemia. He studied in Kolin and Pressburg, where he received rabbinical ordination. He subsequently received a PhD and continued his rabbinical studies in Hungary and Italy before returning . . . Read More
Adapted from a talk by Stephen D. Strauss to The JCGC Board of Trustees December 7, 2011 Judah Touro Cemetery Association, Inc., was incorporated in 1855 or 1856 (more about that later), and is located on Sunset Avenue in Price Hill. Anyone who visits this cemetery will note that it is atop a steep hill. . . . Read More
Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati is pleased to announce that it will be honoring its founders and recognizing all the partnering cemeteries at a wine and cheese reception to be held at Adath Israel on Sunday, October 12, 2014, from 5:00 to 7:00 pm. We hope you’ll be able to be with us as we . . . 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.