Before Rosh HaShanah and during the Ten Days of Repentance, the period between Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur, are two times when it is traditional for Jews to visit the cemetery to visit the graves of departed family members and recite kaddish, the mourner’s prayer. There are lots of reasons this might be customary. Perhaps . . . Read More
Earlier this year, Kneseth Israel Cemetery in Covedale, which had previously been operated by Congregation Zichron Eliezer, became the 23rd cemetery to be operated by JCGC. JCGC already operates the other ten cemeteries in Covedale, so now all eleven cemeteries will be JCGC properties. Kneseth Israel is an Orthodox cemetery and the first cemetery to . . . Read More
Create Your Jewish Legacy comes at just the right time in Barry’s and my lives. We are planning for the future for ourselves and for our children and grandchildren, so what a great time to plan for the community’s future. The Cincinnati Jewish community is a deserving recipient of part of our estate. Jewish Cemeteries . . . 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.