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tombstone images online. A fee charged. [April 2010]

  • Beth El Cemetery (New Union Field): founded about 1864. 775 Jamaica Avenue, Ridgewood (Queens), New York 11208 (718) 366-3558. Directions: Triboro Bridge, Grand Central Parkway to exit 13.  Jackie Robinson Parkway towards Brooklyn.  Exit at Cypress Hills Street.  Turn right.  Beth El is the second cemetery down the hill on the left. No office exists at New Mt. Carmel (Mt. Carmel), Machpelah or Beth El. Records available from Salem Field cemetery office. Call before you go. Carolee Inskeep, "The Graveyard Shift" calls Beth-El Cemetery also "New Union Filelds Cemetery".Salem Fields (Temple EmanuEl). The first cemetery was in Brooklyn. The congregation gave up that site and opened here in 1852.
  • Cypress Hill Cemetery: 625 Jamaica Avenue, Ridgewood (Queens), New York 11208 (718) 277-2900
  • Knollwood Park: 57-80 Cooper Ave. at Cypress Avenue, Ridgewood, NY 11385-6095; 718-386-6700. founded 1947.
  • Linden Hill Cemetery: 52-22 Metropolitan Ave., Ridgewood, NY 11385-1209; 718-821-2279; Ahavath Chesed/Central Synagogue (212-838-5122). Founded by Congregation Ahavat Chesed/Central Synagogue about 1850.
  • Machpelah Cemetery: 82-30 Cypress Hills Street, Ridgewood, NY. 718-366-595.Office: 201 East Broadway, New York, NY  10002 , 212-477-2221. Founded 1800s. Records available at Manhattan central office for Acacia/Machpelah/Mokom Sholom can be retrieved by date of burial., but are poorly organized.  Harry Houdini is buried here.
  • Mount Judah Cemetery (Highland View): Cypress Ave., Ridgewood, NY; (212) 477-2221 & (718) 821-2279. Mailing address: P.O. Box 860177, Ridgewood, NY 11385; Highland View Cemetery Association. Highland View: same as Mt. Judah. This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it states: Highland View is the name on land registry records for plot sales that I listed. They are not included here. Also, a big sign on the corner reads "Highland View." Section #1 (opposite side of Cypress Avenue) and Section #2 (same side of Cypress Avenue as cemetery office). Searchable Interment Database.

Photos courtesy Merle Kastner Societies:

Dashever Society (about 1/3 of names entered) Source: Errol Schneegurt

Independent Kovner Lodge #546

IOBA located in Section 1, Block R.; 171 burials.

Independent Stanislauer Ladies plot: Very small plot (48 burials)

Kuznica burials: here as well as Washington Cemetery in Brooklyn and Beth David on Long Island

Raciaz burials: here as well as Beth David on Long Island. Source: Flora and Herbert Gursky Wisoko-Litowski Bruderleider Verein: Cemetery #5 at Post #497 (Vysokoye)

  • Mount Lebanon Cemetery: 7800 Myrtle Avenue Ridgewood (Queens), New York 11385 (718) 821-0200. Searchable Database
  • Union Field: 82-11 Cypress Ave, Ridgewood, NY 11385-6716; 718-366-3748. Founded 1854. grounds map. Records are cross-indexed chronologically by date of burial and by burial society Sections:

    • Chevra Anshe Achim Kupishok (Kupiskis, Lithuania) Source: Linda Cantor,  . a.k.a.: Kovner Ladies Gemilas Chasadim Verein, Block #74

      Union Field of Congregation Rodeph Shalom

      I have photos of the gates for the Vasilishok / Warshilishker Burial Society in Mount Zion Cemetery, Maspeth, New York. Mount Lebanon Cemetery, Queens, New York. .If you are interested, please contact me at Loren Greenberg, Venice, California [May 2013]

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