WORCESTER: Worcester County Print
Congregation Shaarai Torah , Sons of Abraham (O)
835 Pleasant Street  MA  01602
Rabbi Yaacov Blotner
508-791-0013


Yeshiva Synagogue Chabad, Tifereth Israel, Sons of Jacob (O)
22 Newton Avenue  MA  01602
Rabbi Hershel Fogelman
617-752-0904


Young Israel of Worcester - Congregation Beth Judah (O)
889 Pleasant Street  MA  01602
Rabbi Reuven Fischer
508-791-2800

REFERENCE: Congregation Shaarai Torah/Sons of Abraham. Shaarai Torah records, 1889-1999 (bulk 1995-1999). Description: 1 box. Notes: ... Congregation Shaarai Torah, a neighborhood synagogue established in 1904 in Worcester's East Side, ... functioned until ca. 1995 when its building was sold to a local philanthropist and turned over to a non-profit corporation for proposed conversion into a Jewish museum and neighborhood center to be operated by Oak Hill Community Development Corp.; building set on fire by arson in Sept. 1999 and its future presently uncertain. Oral histories on audiocassette tape with transcriptions of 9 older members; article based on interviews with older members; photographs taken during the 1997 cleanup of the property, with some older (1950s) photographs; clippings relating to reuse of the property and the 1999 fire; and miscellaneous documents concerning the property with incorporation papers and amendments for Hebrew Cemetery Corporation of Worcester. .... Gift; Joyce Mandell, Worcester, Mass.; Apr. 2000. Finding aid in the repository. Other authors: Hebrew Cemetery Corporation (Worcester, Mass.) Location: Worcester Historical Museum (Worcester, Mass.) (2000.18). Control No.: DCLV00-A2240 [December 2000]

B'nai Brith Cemetery: A Yahrzeit list is in the possession of This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it r. Directions.

Worcester Municipal Cemetery: The municipal cemetery had a section for Jewish burials before the city had a Jewish cemetery. The fully staffed office hopefully would give information. Contact This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it in the cemetery office.

 

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