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Note: People from Pottsville also were buried at Mount Carmel. Northumberland County and and [January 2004]

Oheb Zedeck Cemetery: The small Jewish cemetery is surrounded by an iron fence. Some of the old stones have been replaced with new ones. Jewish Museum of Eastern Pennsylvania is located at 2200B Mahantongo St. in Schuylkill County's largest synagogue, the Oheb Zedeck Synagogue. (570)622- 8900, Rosalie Lehrman, Recording Secretary. (Information submitted by Betsy B. Teplis, 447 Broadland Rd NW, Atlanta, GA 30342-3606). The Museum is open Mon.- Thu. 10 AM-1 PM. The third cemetery in a row going up North Centre Street is just above the Odd Fellows Cemetery. To obtain further information on the cemetery, contact Oheb Zedeck Synagogue at 23rd and Mahantongo Sts., Pottsville, PA 17901. This cemetery is divided into four sections running from right to left, and front to back in section one, then back to front in section two and so on. A roadway separates sections 1 through 3; a paved walkway separates Sections 3 and 4. Generally, the gravestones are Hebrew on one side and English on the other. Source: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . .

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