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34th Annual Newark Cemetery Visiting Day

Date: Sunday, October 2
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm (EDT)

It is tradition to visit the gravesites of loved ones during the high holidays, Jewish Federation of Greater MetroWest NJ — together with the Essex County Sheriff’s Dept., Newark Police Dept., and East Orange Police Dept. — provides additional security so all can feel comfortable visiting the following historic Jewish cemeteries of Newark during the Annual Newark Cemetery Visiting Day:

  • B’nai Abraham & Union Field — 532 South Orange Ave., Newark
  • Grove Street & 20th Street — 308 Grove St., Newark
  • Talmud Torah — Directly across the street from 616 South Orange Ave., Newark
  • Mclellan Street Cemeteries — 150 Mt. Olivet Ave., Newark

 

Visit the graves of loved ones, pay respects to founders of our Greater MetroWest community, experience first-hand how Federation, the Jewish Community Foundation of Greater MetroWest NJ (JCF), Beth El Memorial Park Foundation, and Raiken-Epstein Monuments Inc. have revitalized these cemeteries, and learn about ways to get involved.

If you are unsure of the location of a relative’s grave, please visit www.jewishgen.org and follow the link to JOWBR (JewishGen Online World Burial Registry). Please search there for the location of the grave on that site. Note that you will be prompted to create a username and password. This service is free.

Registration for visiting day is not required but is appreciated.

Questions? Contact Lindsay Norman at lnorman@jfedgmw.org.

To learn about Federation’s Newark Cemeteries revitalization efforts please click here. If you would like to make a donation to support the Newark Cemetery Fund, please click here.

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