As summer rolled into fall and passed the Jewish High Holy Days, JCGC has been hard at work! We hosted our final lecture in our quarterly series, welcomed visitors and congregation groups during the holidays, and marked veterans’ graves in the Montgomery Cemetery. We’ve also been doing extensive work on the Kneseth Israel Cemetery, with . . . Read More
It stands to reason that without known goals and clear strategies to reach them, there is little chance for an organization to achieve success. In 2019 Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati (JCGC) worked to assure that it has a plan to sustain its demonstrated success and build on that success into the future. Since April, . . . Read More
We send our sincere thanks and appreciation to the veterans who served our country. We know that there are many meaningful stories of service in the Cincinnati Jewish community. Comment below with a story about your service or the service of a family member. You can also e-mail us at email@example.com and we can feature the story in a future post. We look forward to learning more about the impact of veterans in our community. #jewishcemeteries... See MoreSee Less
In this video from the Warren County Scouting Showcase, Eagle Scout Ethan Zied shares how he researched and marked Jewish veterans' graves in Greater Cincinnati's Jewish Cemeteries. Hear Ethan's reflections on the impact of his project beginning at 17:12 in the video.
Ethan shares, "I was able to honor 2,500 veterans, some of whom never received recognition for their service in their lifetimes...For the community, the markers silently say 'thank you' for the veterans' dedication. And for the families of veterans, the markers and flags give honor to their ancestors' service." Thank you, Ethan, for your work that has transformed our cemeteries!