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
Thursday evening, we will recognize the incredible contributions of community leaders Fran and Craig Coleman and Craig’s parents, the late Mal and Adell Coleman (of blessed memory) at the annual Voices of Giving event hosted by the Greater Cincinnati Planned Giving Council: www.gcpgc.org/voices-of-giving/. Fran and Craig are committed members of the Jewish community, as were Mal and Adell, whose generosity has enriched communal life.
Mal and Adell's legacy gift to Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati allows us to continue our work of honoring the resting places of our people. Fran and Craig Coleman continue their impact as Guardians of our mission and through their leadership in the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati and Adath Israel Congregation. Learn more about the Coleman Family’s story in their legacy videos here: createyourjewishlegacy.org/?pageID=1004 The Coleman family's dedication to our community is inspiring and reminds us of the impact we all can make.
If you are moved to include Jewish Cemeteries in your will or as a beneficiary of an IRA or Insurance Policy, we would greatly appreciate your support. You can contact us to learn more about how your legacy gift can preserve the history and memory of our people. And if you’ve already included Jewish Cemeteries in your legacy plan, please let us know, so we can include you as a Guardian. ... See MoreSee Less
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.