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also see Atlantic City, see Egg Harbor

Directions: Turn off circle at Pleasantville, toward the two Jewish cemeteries in view. The first cemetery on the left is Rodef Sholom and the second is Beth Kehillah. Source: JGSP funeral directors: Roth Funeral Directors, 116 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NJ. Long Brothers Monument Co, Atlantic City, Attn: Lee (609-641-1111) is very helpful with information on the Ahavas Aharon Cemetery, Egg Harbor. Beth Kehillah Cemetery, "Egg Harbor". Michael Golden (609-641-3946) eventually identified the ground. Apparently, Beth Israel's cemetery records do not include Ahavas Aharon Cemetery. Source: James H. Gross, Cherry Hill, N.J., e-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Jewish Cemetery aka Beth Kehillah Cemetery; aka Community Cemetery: 6687 Black Horse Pike, Pleasantville, New Jersey 08232. (609)641-3946 (This is a Cardif phone number.) Jewish cemetery for Atlantic City. Apparently, two side-by-side Jewish cemeteries merged into what is now called Jewish Cemetery; located on U.S. Route 40. Beth Kehillah Cemetery #13095 in Cemeteries of the US by Deborah M. Burek, ed. Gale Research Int., Detroit MI (1994) ISBN 0-8103-9245-3. Source: Al Rosenfield: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Rodeph Sholom Cemetery: Blackhorse Pike; 646-3480. There was "... considerable vandalism by teenage perpetrators have been identified and at least one is in custody. This is one of the cemeteries that serves the Atlantic City area." Source: Lois Sernoff at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it supplied the information but has no further information. [26 February 2001 on JewishGen Digest] "This then is the second instance within about a month of vandalism of this cemetery. Approximately 35 tombstones were desecrated and overturned in this cemetery in mid-January ... the local papers quoted police as minimizing the anti-Semitic intent of the incident, calling it a 'youthful prank,' though the perpetrators had systematically broken into the cemetery's shed and used cemetery backhoe equipment to overturn tombstones." Source: Ellen Slotoroff Zyroff, La Jolla, California; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it [26 February 2001 on JewishGen Digest]

 

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