|SHENENDOAH HEIGHTS: Schuylkill County|
West Mahanoy Twnship.The Jewish community dates from about 1870.
Local funeral home and/or monument maker: Oravitz Funeral Home, 40. N. Jardin St., Shenandoah, PA 17976, 570-462-9333.
Hebrew Cemetery: 1887-1949 Several headstones in the cemetery are only in Hebrew. A most unusual cemetery because, except for the telltale monuments, one feels as if in a park, with well kept lawns, and benches in the circular areas shown on the map. The caretaker is to be commended for his management of this truly beautiful and peaceful place.
Sign at entrance reads "Hebrew Cemetery", but known by Jewish residents as "KEHILLATH ISRAEL CEMETERY" Person to contact about cemetery (grave locations):
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|Last Updated on Wednesday, 22 August 2012 20:16|