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Congregation Emanuel Cemetery:

  • sections: Adas Israel Center Cemetery, Bikur Cholim Cemetery, Bnai Sholom Organization, Congrgation Ahavath Sholom, Congregation Ahavath Torah, Farban, Hackensack Hebrew Institute, Independent Workers Assn BR#5, Nathan and Miriam Barnert Organization, Ozorkower Benevelant Society, Passaic Hebrew Independent Benevolent Association, Passaic Junction Cemeteries, Paterson Workers Alliance, Temple Beth El, Temple Emanuel of North Jersey, Tifereth Israel, United Brotherhood Congregation, Yanover Lodge, Young Israel Passaic & Clifton. Dewey Avenue, Rochelle Park, 201-843-3960. Contact: Barbara Byczkowski, 400 Dewey Avenue, Saddle Brook, NJ 07663. Owned and Managed by the Jewish Federation of North Jersey Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 436, Totowa, NJ 07511 (973) 492-2969. [August 2009]

Riverside Cemetery: P.O. Box 177, Rochelle Park, NJ 07662. 201-843-7628, 201-843-7600 and/or 12 Market Street, Box 930, Saddle Brook, NJ 07662-0930, fax (201-843-5268 NOTE that the second address is for Block A Sections below - cemeteries are in two areas. Link to a complete list of all the sections. cemetery map. Founded in 1907 as Saddle Brook Cemetery. Records are available chronologically by date of burial, and by burial society. Cemeteries are in two areas.  [November 2000]

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 [December 2000]


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