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Jewish Cemeteries in NYC

jewish cemeteries in nyc gravestones photoAt a cemetery, lives are commemorated, deaths are recorded, families are reunited, memories are made tangible and love is undisguised.  Communities pay their respect, families bestow reverence, historians seek information and our heritage is thereby enriched.

Testimonies of devotion, pride and remembrance are carved in stone to pay warm tribute to accomplishments and to the life - not death - of a loved one.  The cemetery is homeland for family memorials that are a sustaining source of comfort to the living.

A cemetery is a history of people; a perpetual record of yesterday and a sanctuary of peace and quiet today. A cemetery exists because every life is worth remembering - always. As a convenience we have included a listing of many of the local cemeteries in our area. A growing number of cemeteries are beginning to publish their own web sites to allow visitors to learn more about their services, fees and applicable bylaws.

There are many dedicated Jewish burial grounds in our area, and we've had the honor of working with most of them. Consult this list of Jewish cemeteries in New York and New Jersey, or call us directly at (718) 377-7300 to speak with one of our funeral professionals to discuss your interment options.

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Cemeteries in Brooklyn

 
Beth El Cemetery  
775 Jamaica Avenue Brooklyn NY 11208
Phone: 718-366-3558
Website: http://www.emanuelnyc.org
 
The Beth-El Cemetery has been serving the Jewish community for 150 years. It features a beautiful natural landscape with mature trees and flowering bushes. Plots are available for individuals or families in a variety of locations and can accommodate many different forms of markers or monuments. Above-ground crypts and niche mausoleum spaces are also available. 

Maimonides Cemetery  
895 Jamaica Avenue Brooklyn NY 11208
Phone: 516- 775-6222
 
The Maimonides Cemetery is a distinguished Jewish cemetery, established and managed by The Maimonides Benevolent Society.  Burial plots start at $5,000 per grave with roadside, premium and family plots also being available. 

Mt. Hope Cemetery (Brooklyn)  
895 Jamaica Avenue Brooklyn NY 11208
Phone: 718-347-0095

Washington Cemetery
5400 Bay Parkway Brooklyn NY 11230
Phone: 718-377-8690
 
Founded in 1850, Washington Cemetery is a predominantly Jewish burial ground comprised of five gated cemeteries which are separated by Brooklyn streets.  
 

Cemeteries in Queens

 
Acacia Cemetery  
Ozone Park NY
Phone: 212-477-2221

Bayside Cemetery  
Ozone Park NY
Phone: 718-843-4840
 
One of New York State’s oldest Jewish cemeteries, established in 1865, is home to about 35,000 graves.(1) 

Machpelah Cemetery  
Ridgewood NY
Phone: 718-366-5959

Montefiore Cemertery  

12183 Springfield Boulevard St. Albans NY 11413
Phone: 718-528-1700
Website: http://www.montefiores.com
 
One of the largest Jewish cemeteries in New York, established in 1928. Offers individual and family plots as well as society land. Features parklike grounds with mature trees and shrubs. 

Mt. Carmel Cemetery  

83-45 Cypress Hills Street Glendale NY 11385
Phone: 718-366-5900
Website: http://www.mountcarmelcemetery.com
 
Mount Carmel Cemetery has been serving the Jewish community since 1906. More than 85,000 are laid to rest at the cemetery. Both individual and family plots are available for purchase. This cemetery includes the Hungarian Union Fields and Knollwood Park Cemeteries.

Mt. Hebron Cemetery  
130-04 Horace Harding Expressway Flushing NY 11367
Phone: 718-939-9405
Website: http://www.mounthebroncemetery.com
 
The Mount Hebron Cemetery is a full-service cemetery that has been serving the Jewish Community since 1909. Graves and Columbarium niche spaces are currently available for sale. 

Mt. Judah Cemetery  

81-14 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood NY 11385
Phone: 718-821-1061
Website: http://www.mountjudah.com
 
Mount Judah Cemetery, also known as Highland View Cemetery Corporation, has served the Jewish Community since 1912. Individual gravesites and family plots are both available. 

Mt. Neboh Cemetery  

82-07 Cypress Hill Street Glendale NY 11385
Phone: 718-366-4141
 
Founded in 1886, this 14 acre cemetery serves the Jewish Communities. It features two circular rows of mausoleums as well as 15,000 individual plots. (2)

Mt. Zion Cemetery  

59-63 54th Avenue Maspeth NY 11378
Phone: 718-335-2500
Website: http://www.mountzioncemetery.com
 
The Mount Zion Cemetery has been serving the Jewish Community since 1893. Encompassing 78 acres, it serves as the resting place for more than 210,000 and currently offers individual and family plots. 

Union Fields Cemetery  

82-11 Cypress Avenue Ridgewood NY 11385
Phone: 718-366-3748
Website: http://www.unionfieldcemetery.org
 
This beautiful 63-acre cemetery has been serving the Jewish Community since it’s dedication in 1878. Nestled in a forested enclave, the beautiful cemetery offers arrangements for below and above ground interments, as well as cremation and mausoleum facilities. Mausoleum crypts, niches and cemetery lots are available. 
 

Cemeteries in New Jersey

 
Beth Abraham Cemetery  
617 Cranbury Road East Brunswick NJ 08816
Phone: 732-257-7460

Baron Hirsch Cemetery  

Staten Island NY 10314
Phone: 718-698-0163
GPS address: 1126 Richmond Avenue, Staten Island, NY
 
One of New York’s oldest Jewish Cemeteries, dating back over 125 years, is the home to many Holocaust survivors. (3)

Beth El Cemetery  

735 Forest Avenue Paramus NJ 07652
Phone: 201-262-1100
Website: http://www.cedarparkbethelcemeteries.com
 
Founded more than 75 years ago, the Beth El Cemetery serves metropolitan New York’s Jewish families. Offers single graves, double graves and family plots. The  mausoleum, the Sanctuary of Abraham & Sarah, is the largest Jewish indoor mausoleum in the east and offers crypts, private family rooms and niches. 

Floral Park Cemetery  

104 Deans Rhode Hall Road Monmouth Junction NJ 08852
Phone: 732-297-2336

King Solomon Cemetery  

Clifton NJ
Phone: 973-473-5646
 
GPS address: 55 Dwas Line Road, Clifton, NJ

Mt. Moriah Cemetery  

685 Fairview Avenue Fairview NJ 07022
Phone: 201-943-6163
Website: http://www.mountmoriahcemeteryofnewjersey.org/
 
One of the oldest non-profit Jewish cemeteries in the New Jersey area, Mount Moriah Cemetery has been serving the Jewish community for over a cemetery. As of 2017, 3500 gravesites are available in the beautifully landscaped cemetery. 

Riverside Cemetery  

12 Market Street Saddle Brook NJ 07663
Phone: 201-843-7600
 
Modeled after the style of Frederick Law Olmsted’s New York Central Park, with curving raods and winding paths, Riverside Cemetery has served the Jewish community since 1910. Individual graves are offered starting at $675. Family plots ranging from 4 to 40 graves are also available. 
 

Long Island Cemeteries

 
Beth David Cemetery  
300 Elmont Road Elmont NY 11003
Phone: 718-343-4000

Beth Moses Cemetery  

PO Box 340 Farmingdale NY 11735
Phone: 631-249-2290
 
GPS address 1232 North Wellwood Avenue, West Babylon, NY

Calverton National Cemetery  

210 Princeton Boulevard Calverton NY 11933
Phone: 631-727-5410
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/calverton.asp
 

Calverton National Cemetery is open to members or former members of the armed forces, as well as eligible immediate family members. Constructed in 1978, it is now one of the largest and most active of the national cemeteries.


Long Island National Cemetery  

2040 Wellwood Avenue Farmingdale NY 11735
Phone: 631-454-4949
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/longisland.asp
 
Long Island National Cemetery is open to members or former members of the armed forces, as well as eligible immediate family members. Established in 1936, it now has space available only for cremated remains in a columbarium, or casketed remains of subsequent eligible family members in the same gravesite as a previously interred family member. This cemetery contains three memorials: Fallen Comrades of Nassau & Suffolk Counties, Chosin Few Memorial and AMVETS All Veterans Memorial.

Maimonides Cemetery  

Elmont Road Elmont 11003
Phone: 516- 775-6222
 
GPS address: 300 Elmont Road, Elmont, NY Cemetery is next door to Beth David Cemetery
 

Maimonides Cemetery is a Jewish cemetery in Elmont offering burial plots for sale starting at $5000. Roadside, premium and large family plots are also available.


Mt. Ararat Cemetery  

1165 route 109 East Farmingdale NY 11735
Phone: 631-957-2277
Email: http://www.mountararatcemetery.com
 

Founded in 1928, Mount Ararat Cemetery offers only family plots to Jewish families. Only one monument is allowed per plot, and monuments are set flush with the ground. This modern cemetery features memorial gardens within the dignified and tranquil setting. A limited number of graves are still available for sale.


Mt. Golda Cemetery  

500 Old Country Road Huntington Station NY 11746
Phone: 631-427-2577

New Montefiore Cemetery  

PO Box 130 Farmingdale NY 11735
Phone: 631-249-7000
Website: http://www.montefiores.com
 
GPS address: 1180 Wellwood Avenue, West Babylon, NY
 

Established in 1928, New Montefiore is one of the largest Jewish cemeteries in New York offering parklike settings with mature trees and shrubs. Individual graves, family plots, society land and columbarium spaces are available.


Wellwood Cemetery  

PO Box 340 Farmingdale NY 11735
Phone: 631-249-2300
 
GPS address 1232 North Wellwood Avenue, West Babylon, NY
 

Cemeteries in Westchester County

 
Mt. Hope Cemetery (Westchester)  
Saw Mill River Road Hastings on Hudson NY 10706
Phone: 914-478-1855
Website: http://www.mounthopecemetery.com
 

Mount Hope Cemetery, south Westchester’s largest cemetery, overlooks the Saw Mill River and offers glimpses of the Palisades. With over 40 species of trees, this truly is a scenic cemetery. The mausoleum, Chapel of Hope, offers indoor and outdoor crypts and showcases stained glass windows and many skylights. Individual and family plots are available.


Sharon Gardens Cemetery  

273 Lakeview Avenue Valhalla NY 10595
Phone: 914-949-0347

Website:http://www.sharongardens.org/

Sharon Gardens, a Jewish cemetery within Kensico Cemetery, has been serving the tri-state area since 1953. Hailed as one of the most beautiful and modern Jewish cemeteries, it is situated on a rural 76 acres in the Bronx River Valley and Westchester Foothills.


Westchester Hills Cemetery  

400 Saw Mill River Road Hastings on Hudson NY 10706
Phone: 914-478-1767

 

If you have any questions or want advice on choosing a Jewish cemetery, give us a call today at (718) 377-7300 or send us an email at shermanschapel@optonline.net. We'll be happy to share our knowledge and expertise from personal interactions with a wide number of jewish cemeteries across the New York City area.

 
References:
1 http://www.nytimes.com/2008/08/17/nyregion/thecity/17ceme.html 
2 https://nycemetery.wordpress.com/2011/03/28/mount-neboh-cemetery/ 
3 http://www.silive.com/news/index.ssf/2012/08/apathy_neglect_and_vines_overt.html