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Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington (JGSGW)

Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington (Office & Archives)
Lillian and Albert Small Jewish Museum
701 Fourth Street, NW - Suite 200
Washington, D.C. 20001
Phone: (202) 789-0900   Fax: (202) 789-0485
Jewish Historical Society of Greater Washington does not hold burial records. Contact the individual congregations for that information.

 

Congress Heights is not a cemetery and is most often used to describe all 4 cemeteries in the area. Those four contiguous cemeteries: Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [April 2010]

Washington Hebrew

Adas Israel

Ohev Sholom

Elisavetgrad (Beth Sholom, District of Columbia Lodge, DC Hebrew Beneficial and DC Lodge)


WASHINGTON AREA JEWISH FUNERAL SERVICES: Source: The Jewish Funeral Directors of America
  • Torchinsky Hebrew Funeral Home,Inc., 254 Carroll Street, NW, Washington, DC 20012, (202)541-1001, (800) 500-5401
  • Metropolitan Area:
  • Danzansky-Goldberg Memorial Chapels: 1170 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD (301) 340-1400.
  • Ives-Pearson (not exclusively Jewish) 2847 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA (703) 527-3016. Records date to 1930's. Went out of business in September 2000.
  • Edward Sagel Funeral Direction, 1091 Rockville Pike, Rockville, MD (301) 217-9400. Founded March 1994; only Jewish-owned funeral parlor in the
  • Washington metropolitan area.
  • Stein Hebrew Memorial Funeral Home, Inc., 232 Carroll Street, NW, Washington, DC. (202)726-4222. Records since 1970.

LOCAL BURIAL ASSOCIATIONS - Source: The Washington Jewish Week
  • CHESED SHEL EMES (Free Burial Society): Rabbi Saul Koss (301) 230-7294; Fax (301) 230-7272; TTY (301)-230-7260 Provides burial service for special needy cases.
  • CHEVRA KADISHA OF WASHINGTON: Alan Sussman; (301) 681-6366 Community burial society makes arrangements and performs the ritual washing of the body.
  • FUNERAL PRACTICES COMMITTEE: chair: Bob Housman; (202) 966-1545; comprised of synagogues who have burial committees.
  • WOMEN'S CHEVRA KADISH: Linda Rishe (301) 585-2028; Community burial society makes arrangements and performs the ritual washing of the body.

SYNAGOGUES
Historic 1876 Synagogue
Corner of 3rd and G Streets, NW
Washington, DC 20001
Open by appointment only, Please call (202) 789-0900

SYNAGOGUES IN DC: [2007]
WASHINGTON AREA SYNAGOGUES/DC data compiled by Bill Sher for JGSGW [2006] At the end of each synagogue's listing: C = Conservative, O = Orthodox and R = Reform, I = Independent:
  • Adas Israel Congregation, 2850 Quebec St., NW, Washington, DC 20008, (202) 362-4433, C
  • Agudath Israel Of America Minyan, 1730 Rhode Island Ave., NW, Suite 504, Washington, DC 20036, (202) 835-0414
  • Bet Mishpachah, P.O. Box 1410, Washington, DC 20013, (202) 833-1638, I
  • The Capitol Kehillah, (202) 320-6034, I
  • DC Minyan, Washington DC JCC, 1529 16th St., NW, Washington DC 20036, I
  • Fabrangen, 7750 16th St., NW, Washington, DC 20012, (202) 595-9138, I
  • Hill Havurah, Christ Our Shepard Church, 801 North Carolina Ave. SE, Washington, DC 20003
  • Kesher Israel Congregation, 2801 N St., NW, Washington, DC 20007-3340, (202) 333-2337, O
  • Minyan at the Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh St., S.W. Room 9156, Washington, DC 20410, (202) 708-0614, ext. 6061
  • Ohev Sholom, 1600 Jonquil St., NW, Washington, DC 20012, (202) 882-7225, O
  • Sixth and I Historic Synagogue, 600 I St., NW, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 408-3100
  • Temple Micah, 2829 Wisconsin Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20007, (202) 342-9175, R
  • Temple Sinai, 3100 Military Rd., NW, Washington, DC 20015, (202) 363-6394, R
  • Tifereth Israel Congregation, 7701 16th St., NW, Washington, DC 20012, (202) 882-1605, C
  • The Washington Congregation for Secular Humanistic Judaism, P.O. Box 42014, Washington, DC 20015, (202) 686-1881, 0
  • Union Station Neighborhood Mincha, Postal Square Building, 2 Massachusetts Ave., NE, Room 1858, Washington, DC 20001, (202) 502-8529 Jonathan First
  • Washington Hebrew Congregation, 3935 Macomb St., NW, Washington, DC 20016, (202) 362-7100, R
  • Yedid DC, c/o Am Kolel, PO Box 146, Beallsville, MD 20839, (301)-349-2799

ALPHABETICAL LIST OF CONGREGATION/ORGANIZATION AND THE CEMETERIES THAT THEY USED:

ORGANIZATION OR CONGREGATION CEMETERY NAME
Achduth Chevra Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Adas Israel Congregation Adas Israel Congregation Cemetery
Agudas Achim (new) King David Memorial Garden
Agudas Achim Congregation Agudas Achim Congregation Cemetery
Agudath Achim Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Arlington-Fairfax Jewish Cong. King David Memorial Garden
B'nai Israel Congregation B'nai Israel Congregation Cemetery
Baltimore National Cemetery Baltimore National Cemetery
Baltimore National Cemetery Loudon Park National Cem.
Baltimore National Cemetery Annapolis National Cemetery
Baltimore National Cemetery U. S. Naval Academy Cem.
Beth El King David Memorial Garden
Beth El Hebrew Congregation Home of Peace Cemetery
Beth El Hebrew Congregation (new) King David Memorial Garden
Beth Shalom (old)--Potomac??? Congress Heights Cemeteries
Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah National Capitol Heb. Cem.
Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah Beth Sholom Congrega. Cem.
Beth Tikva Congregation King David Memorial Garden
Beth Torah King David Memorial Garden
Congregation Kol Ami Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery
D.C. Hebrew Beneficial Association Congress Heights Cemeteries
Deborah King David Memorial Garden
Directorate of Engineering & Housing Fort Meade Post Cem. No. 1
Ezras Israel-Ohavei Zedek Congregation National Capitol Heb. Cem.
Farband Zionist Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Free Sons of Israel Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Friendship Lodge National Capitol Heb. Cem.
Friendship Lodge Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
George Washington Lodge Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
George Washington Lodge (old) National Capitol Heb. Cem.
Har Tzeon-Agudath Achim Congregation Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Hebrew Benevolent Society Home of Peace
Hebrew Free Burial Society Chesed Shel Emmes[Emresh] Cem.
Jewish Mutual Aid Society Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Kesher Israel Congregation Kesher Israel Congregation Cem.
Kesher Israel Congregation National Capitol Heb. Cem.
Kneseth Israel Kneseth Israel Congregation
Mishkan [Miskan] Torah King David Memorial Garden
National Capitol Lodge National Capitol Heb. Cem.
Nevey Shalom Congregation of Belair King David Memorial Garden
Northern Virginia Hebrew Congregation King David Memorial Garden
Ohev Shalom-Talmud Torah Congregation Ohev Sholom-Talmud Torah Cong. Cem.
Ohev Sholom-Talmud Torah National Capitol Heb. Cem.
Ohev Sholom-Talmud Torah Congregation Congress Heights Cemeteries
Ohr Kodesh Congregation King David Memorial Garden
Olam Tikvah Congregation King David Memorial Garden
Sephardic Congregation-Mogen David Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Shaare Tikvah Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Shaare Tikvah King David Memorial Garden
Shaare [Shahre?] Tefila King David Memorial Garden
Shomre Emunah National Capitol Hebrew
Southeast Hebrew (old) Congress Heights Cemeteries
Southeast Hebrew Congregation (new) Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Spanish-Yom Tov National Capitol Heb. Cem.
Spanish-Yom Tov King David Memorial Garden
Temple Beth Shalom Hillcrest Memorial Cemetery
Temple Emanuel King David Memorial Garden
Temple Israel Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Temple Sinai King David Memorial Garden
Temple Solel King David Memorial Garden
Tifereth Israel (new) Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Tifereth Israel (old) Congress Heights Cemeteries
U. S. Naval Academy Crownsville Veterans Cem.
Washington Hebrew Congregation Washington Heb. Congregation Cem.
Workmen's Circle (new) Mt. Lebanon Cemetery
Workmen's Circle (old) National Capitol Hebrew Cemetery
Yom Tov Society National Capitol Hebrew Cemetery
Young Israel Shomre Emunah National Capitol Hebrew Cemetery
Young People's Synagogue

King David Memorial Garden

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# Burial Location
1 ADAS ISRAEL CONGREGATION CEMETERY
2 BETH SHOLOM CONGREGATION
3 CHESED SHEL EMMES [EMRESH]
4 CONGRESS HEIGHTS
5 ELISVETEGRAD Cemetery Assn.
6 MACHPELAH
7 NATIONAL CAPITOL HEBREW CEMETERY:
8 OAK HILL
9 WASHINGTON HEBREW CONGREGATION
 
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