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http://www.rootsweb.com/~nelancas/ has general Lancaster County information. [September 1, 2005]

 

1919 Jewish population was 1,00 according to Directory of Jewish Local Organizations in the United States pp. 330-583. American Jewish Year Book 5680 September 25,1919 to Sept. 12, 1920, vol. 21. Edited by Harry Schneiderman for the American Jewish Committee and submitted by Alan Hirschfeld.

See An Ethnoarchaeological Comparison of Two Jewish Cemeteries in Lincoln, Nebraska by David M. Gradwohl, 1993. SC-13944 at AJA. American Jewish Archives, 3101 Clifton Ave. Cincinnati, Ohio 45220-2488. 513-221-1875 (tel); 513-221-7812 (fax). E-mail: AJA contact form.

http://www.nebraskahistory.org/histpres/nebraska/lancast2.htm has photo of the former Tifereth Israel Synagogue that was dedicated on May 25, 1913, and served the Orthodox Jewish congregation until the late 1950s when a new synagogue was built.[September 2005]

 

B'nai Jehuda: aka "Mount Carmel Cemetery."

See "Directory of Jewish Local Organizations in the United States" pp. 330-583. American Jewish Year Book 5680 September 25, 1919 to Sept. 12, 1920, vol. 21. Edited by Harry Schneiderman for the American Jewish Committee and submitted by Alan Hirschfeld.

In 1886, Samuel and Rachel Polowsky bought property in Lincoln's Belmont section on North 14th St., which they then sold to the Chevra B'nai Jehuda Cemetery Association. This serves Lincoln's Orthodox and Conservative Jews. Source: Nebraska Jewish Historical Society

 

Mount Lebanon: see Directory of Jewish Local Organizations in the United States pp. 330-583. American Jewish Year Book 5680 September 25, 1919 to Sept. 12, 1920, vol. 21. Edited by Harry Schneiderman for the American Jewish Committee. Source: Alan Hirschfeld

 

Wyuka Cemetery: In 1890, Lincoln's Bnai Jeshurun Congregation (Reform) began using a section of this cemetery. Source: Nebraska Jewish Historical Society. UPDATE: 3600 "O" Street, Lincoln, Nebraska 68510 | (402) 474-3600.

http://www.rootsweb.com/~nelancas/cemeteries/wyuka/index.htm has history.

http://wyuka.com/LocationSearch/Index.asp is cemetery website with burial search. [September 2005]

 

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