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35th Annual Newark Cemetery Visiting Day

Date: Sunday, September 24
Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 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. provide additional security so that all can feel comfortable visiting the following historic Jewish cemeteries of Newark during the Annual Newark Cemetery Visiting Day:

To learn more about the Historic Jewish Cemeteries of Newark and the important work we are doing to maintain and repair these community treasures, click here.

Questions? Contact Mara Gellman at [email protected].

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

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