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International Jewish Cemetery Project - England

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  • Newmarket Road Cemetery (City Cemetery), Jewish Section. [Source: David Shulman, Webmaster JCR-UK]

This Jewish (orthodox rites) cemetery  was opened in 1941, primarily as a result of the influx of Jewish evacuees and refugees during World War II. It is primarily for members of the Cambridge Traditional Jewish Community (the City's orthodox Jewish congregation) and is owned by the Chevra Kadisha (burial society) of the Cambridge Jewish Residents Association burials.

An additional (orthodox) Jewish Section, at the new Dry Dayton Cemetery, has recently been established by the Chevra Kadisha. [Source: David Shulman, 2016]

 

  • Newmarket Road Cemetery, Reform Section.

A Reform Jewish Section of the Newmarket Road Cemetery was established in 1984, primarily for members of the City's Beth Shalom Reform Synagogue.

 

  • American War Cemetery, Madingley Road (A1303), just outside Cambridge, includes headstones with Stars of David at grave sites maintained abroad by The American Battle Monuments Commission [Source: Commission sheet entitled Headstones Emplaced at Grave Sites (World Wars I and II) dated 9 May 1994)]

World War II Cemetery: Cambridge, England. 81 headstones. Source: Jonathan L. Eisenberg, Minnetonka, Minnesota; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or c/o This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

  • Medieval Jewish Cemetery: There was a Jewish Cemetery in Cambridge in use from some time after 1177 until 1290.

 

 

Last Updated on Monday, 08 February 2016 06:14