JACKSONVILLE: Duval County Print

"In Jacksonville, when the first Jew died, his body was shipped North to Charleston for burial." Source: Paulin, Gladys Friedman. "Jewish Genealogical Research in Florida". Avotaynu , Vol. XVI, No. 3, Fall 2000, p. 9.

Jewish Jacksonville. [August 2009]

Federation. [August 2009]

Synagogues. [August 2009]

BOOK: Lost Jacksonville. [August 2009]

Jacksonville Jewish Center. Conservative. [May 2013]

JACKSONVILLE BEACH: Beth El Beaches Synagogue, 288 N. Roscoe Blvd., Ponte Vedra Beach 32082 , 904 273 9100.

A record of all burials in the cemetery, so far as is known, was found in Compilation of Available Data On Old City Cemetery by T. Kurd Kooker, 1923. Included are records of the section known as the Hebrew Cemetery, evidently taken from monuments. Six more Jewish names were found in a D.A.R. record compiled in 1955. Source: Bernard Kouchel z''l.

Chabad-Lubavitch may also have a cemetery. Information: 904 262 6641.

cemetery photos. [May 2013]

Arlington Park Cemetery and Funeral Home: contains Etz Chaim Cemetery, an Orthodox) cemetery at 6821 Lonestar Road, Jacksonville FL 32211. Information: 904 262 3565. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , president of the Jacksonville Hevra Kaddisha from 1974 to 1989. Etz Chaim Synagogue [2000]

Bnai Israel Cemetery:

Evergreen Cemetery: Evergreen Cemetery Association: 4535 North Main Street, Jacksonville 32206 contains sections for:

Beth Shalom Congregation (Conservative): Also located in Evergreen Cemetery. For information call Beth Shalom at 904 268 0404. source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , President of the Jacksonville Hevra Kaddisha from 1974 to 1989

Congregation Ahavath Chesed ("The Temple:): This old Reform cemetery located in Evergreen Cemetery is reached by traveling on North Main St to Winona St and entering Gate 5. Information: 904 733 7078. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , President of the Jacksonville Chevra Kadisha from 1974 to 1989

Jacksonville Jewish Center (Conservative, originally Congregation B'nai Israel) Old Cemetery is also located at Evergreen Cemetery, same gate, across the road from the Ahavath Chesed Old Cemetery. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , President of the Jacksonville Chevra Kadisha from 1974 to 1989. dedicated as the Jewish Center Memorial Park and is now also known as the New Center Cemetery. Directions: Travel north on North Main Street to Winona Street. Make a right on Winona Street and go until you reach Gate 5. The Old Cemetery is on the left.

Hebrew Cemetery: see Willey Cemetery.

Jacksonville Jewish Center Memorial Park: This is the newer Jacksonville Jewish Center cemetery at reached by traveling on North Main Street and turning east on 43rd Street to Liberty Street. Information on both JJC cemeteries: 904-292-1000. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , president of the Jacksonville Hevra Kaddisha from 1974 to 1989

Memorial Cemetery (Jewish section of Riverside Memorial Park Cemetery); 7242 Normandy Blvd, Tel. 904-781-9262 or the synagogue offices. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it , president of the Jacksonville Chevra Kadisha from 1974 to 1989:

Willey Cemetery: (FLORIDA HISTORICAL CEMETERY #1) The Old Union Cemetery (Willey Cemetery) at Union and Washington Streets was the principal cemetery from 1853 until 1880. When six Jews died of yellow fever in 1857, the Hebrew Cemetery section was founded. It was the first recorded Jewish community institution in the State of Florida.

photos. Old City Cemetery: Bounded by East Union, Long, Jessie and Washington Streets. Opened in 1852 on land donated by steamboat captain Charles Willey, the Old City Cemetery was the primary burial ground for Jacksonville's pre-1880 residents. Sections were designated for Freedmen, confederate soldiers, Jews, Masons and Catholics.

photos. burial list of Hebrew Section (Section #3, Lots 7, 8, 9, 10, 23, 24 and parts of 25 & 26. . [July 2013]

Story of restoration. [May 2013]

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