NY State: TROY: (Rensselaer County)
also see Albany and Wynantskill (Rensselaer County). 42.717590·Longitude-‐73.666404·Current town population:abou t50,000·current Jewish population :Unknown
Jewish community dates from 1864.
Three congregations in Troy all have their own cemeteries.
- Beth Tephilah: maintains three and information can be had by contacting Rabbi Laber at
. Source: Merill A. Greenberg, PO Box 568, Troy, NY 12181-0568. Beth Tephilah Cemetery, Spring Avenue, Troy, NY;. Beth Tephilah Cemetery,, Belle Avenue, Troy, New York;
- Beth Israel Bikor Sholom Cemetery, Pinewoods Avenue, Troy, New York;
- Berith Sholom: cemetery dates from the mid 1800's with information available from Charles Ehrlich at the congregation office at 167 Third Street, Troy, NY 12180. Source: Merill A. Greenberg, PO Box 568, Troy, NY 12181-0568.
- Beth El: maintains a cemetery at Hoosick Street, Troy, NY 12180. Attn: Abe Gaies. Source: Merill A. Greenberg, PO Box 568, Troy, NY 12181-0568.
- Congregation Chai Adam Cemetery : 83 Pinewoods Avenue (not mailing address): This inactive Orthodox cemetery dates from ? Oldest gravestone is 1876.. Not landmarked. City of Troy Parks and Recreation Department does some maintenance of New Mount Ida Cemetery. Last known burial was 1905. The urban, flat land is part of the municipal cemetery. Access is open to all. A broken fence surrounds the property. The cemetery is reached by X turning directly off a public road., The 19th and 20th century sculpted marble and granite gravestones may have been moved to other cemeteries in Troy. Inscriptions are in Hebrew and English. Ownership has reverted to the city. No structures. Adjacent property is residential. Visitors are rare. Source:
- Shaare Cephila Cemetery,Pinewoods Avenue, Troy, New York
Last Updated on Sunday, 13 April 2014 11:56