Cremation is a growing trend in the United States, as well as the broader world population. Cremation rates in Western Europe range from 35% in France to 88% in Switzerland. Canada is at 67%, Great Britain at 75% and Japan is over 99%. The United States, at 47%, is still below, but rapidly approaching, 50%. . . . Read More
JCGC broke ground on its new cemetery site at 712 Loveland–Miamiville Road in Loveland in August 2015. The general contractor is JDL Warm Construction. Under their guidance, much work has been accomplished, including clearing and earthwork, installation of site utilities and the initial round of asphalt paving. The balance of Warm’s work will be completed . . . Read More
In 2015, JCGC was one of 12 local Jewish organizations participating in the Create Your Jewish Legacy Program. JCGC received 30 legacy gifts under CYJL and earned $15,000 from the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and the Jewish Federation of Cincinnati for outstanding participation in the program. To quote Shep Englander, “legacy building is community building.” The . . . Read More
My wife, Heather, and I established our first estate plan shortly after getting married over 15 years ago and have modified it over the years as our family and savings have grown. The charitable aspect to our planning began as a default if none of our children survived us. The thought being that our estates . . . Read More
May the light of your Hanukkah candles keep the memories of loved ones bright. From all of us at Jewish Cemeteries of Greater Cincinnati, we wish you a Happy Hanukkah! #Hanukkah#JewishCemeteries... See MoreSee Less
#FlashbackFriday to September 8, 2020, when we honored Judge Robert S. Marx, who established the Disabled American Veterans of the World War, on the Centennial of the DAV. Marx was born in Cincinnati and attended Walnut Hills High School and the University of Cincinnati College of Law. Serving in World War I, he was injured during the Meuse-Argonne offensive and was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross. Marx was committed to serving the Cincinnati community as a lawyer, judge, law professor, and founder of the DAV. We remember his service and his legacy as the founder of initiatives that continue on today.Pictured are photographs from the wreath-laying ceremony at Judge Marx's grave in the Walnut Hills Cemetery in 2020. Learn more about Judge Robert S. Max here: jcemcin.org/dav-centennial-salutes-founder-cincinnati-judge-robert-s-marx/#JewishCemeteries... See MoreSee Less
This year is the Centennial of the founding of DAV (Disabled American Veterans), the revered advocacy and service organization for America’s injured veterans. On September 8, 2020, representatives f...