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West Arlington Jewish Cemetery: North Arlington 07032 (Bergen County). Source: Susan This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .Belleville Turnpike, 201-373-0144. Contact: Sanford B. Epstein, Inc., 308 Grove St., Newark, NJ 07103.

Congregation Beth Jacob (Union City, N.J.) and Rochelle Park, Bergen County. Records, 1911-1984. Description: ca. 2.6 cubic ft. (9 boxes, 1 oversize folder). Notes: Orthodox Jewish congregation organized in West Hoboken (now part of Union City), Hudson County, New Jersey, in 1906 and incorporated the following year; bought the former First Presbyterian Church building in 1907 and subsequently converted it into a synagogue; purchased tracts in the West Arlington Cemetery in North Arlington, Bergen County, New Jersey (in 1918) and in Riverside Cemetery in Rochelle Park, Bergen County (in 1923), for resale to congregation members as burial plots; …organization begun about 1920,…; disbanded in 1986. …two deeds, 1933, …cemetery files, 1921-1970; Yizkor scroll memorial files, 1967-1970 … The cemetery files include deeds, 1918-1961, annotated maps of the Congregation's property at West Arlington Cemetery (undated) and at Riverside Cemetery (1922), a rendering of a cemetery gate, 1954, for Riverside Cemetery, requests for permits to erect monuments, 1961-1970, a record of (burial?) permits issued, 1967-1969, and miscellaneous other records, in part relating to cemetery maintenance. A few of the later items in the file pertain to land in the Arlington Jewish Cemetery in North Arlington. Acquired 1986. Finding aid available in the repository. Location: Congregation Beth Jacob, Union City, N.J. Records. MC 963. Special Collections and University Archives, Rutgers University Libraries. Control No.: NJRV94-A16


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