FORT LAUDERDALE: Broward County Print

Funeral Homes:

Levitt-Weinstein Memorial Chapels 3201 NW 72nd Ave, Hollywood, FL

Menorah is the Jewish funeral home that started in the 1960's or 70's. 954-742-6000, source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Menorah Gardens & Funeral Chapels, 21100 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33332. Phone: (954) 434-1531

 

 

 

 

 

 

CEMETERIES:

Temple Beth El Memorial Garden:  4900 Griffin Rd., Ft. Lauderdale 33314. (954) 584-7151. (HISTORIC)

Beth Israel: has records; phone: 954-742-4040 and is Conservative. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Evergreen Cemetery: "The first Jewish cemetery in Fort Lauderdale opened in the 1930s. Before that, local residents also shipped their dead north for burial, usually to Jacksonville." Source: Paulin, Gladys Friedman. "Jewish Genealogical Research in Florida". Avotaynu , Vol. XVI, No. 3, Fall 2000, p. 9.

[August 2002] , B'nai Israel (Lauderdale Memorial Park): 1300 SE 10th Avenue, Ft. Lauderdale, Broward County, FL. (East of US1 & Davie Blvd.) owned by Temple Emanu-el, 33311, 954 731-2310. Directions: From Interstate-95 (I-95), exit Davie Blvd. eastbound. Cross U.S.1 (Federal Hway), there Davie Blvd. becomes SE 12th Street. Make immediate right turn onto Miami Road, left on SE 14th Court to SE 10 Avenue. Left on SE 10 to arch. The administrative office is at Lauderdale Memorial Park, 2001 SW 4 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale Florida 33315, phone (954)527-0227.

The B'nai Israel section with its 135 graves is a part of the city owned cemetery established in 1910. Plots were purchased in 1935 by the Fort Lauderdale Hebrew Congregation (Established 1931, now Temple Emanu-El, 3245 W. Oakland Pk. Blvd., Ft. Lauderdale, FL.. This burial place for the pioneer residents of Ft. Lauderdale is a historic part of the Jewish experience in Florida. In 1998-99, the City of Fort Lauderdale made significant improvements to the site, including landscaping and perimeter wrought-iron fencing.

See "Evergreen Cemetery Records, Fort Lauderdale, Broward Co., Florida, 1907-1971" Call No. FLA R 929.3759 DA (D.A.R., FtL.). Repository: Broward County Main Library. Grave markers recorded July 1991 Copyright 1991-1999 Bernard I. Kouchel. [20 Feb 99]

Forest Lawn: section in Pompano. source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Hunter: owned by Jones and Foster; has a Jewish section 800-940-1550; source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Menorah Gardens: 21100 W. Griffin Road; 434-1531;

Mount Hebron Memorial Gardens: 2100 NW 3rd Ave.; 523-6700;

Mt Sinai Cemetery: 954-681-4432. Managed by Lauderdale Memorial. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it suggests talking with the lady, who is the most knowledgeable.

Sharon Gardens:

Star of David: North. Ft. Lauderdale. Jewish Genealogy Society of Broward County (JGSBC) indexed this cemetery for the JOWBR. [July 2011]

Temple Emanual: 954-731-2310 has records for two cemeteries: source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 



Last Updated on Thursday, 14 July 2011 11:55