In the News:
Buried in History: Who Were the People of Har Hasetim
by: Rachel Kurland/Jewish Exponent, May 10, 2016
An old cemetery is getting a new start in life. But it first must go back to the beginning. Click for more.
Area Jewish Cemeteries Fight Vandalism and Neglect
/Jewish Exponent, October 29, 2015
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Effort to Restore an Old Jewish Cemetery
Philadelphia Inquirer, July 24, 2015
For decades, the Gladwyne Jewish Memorial Cemetery was a final resting place where peace was elusive. Years of neglect, a lingering lawsuit, and the threat of development marked the hidden graveyard just off Conshohocken State Road. Read story at: Effort to Restore an Old Jewish Cemetery
Renewed Effort to Fix up Lower Merion's Abandoned Jewish Cemetery
MainLine Times, Thursday, October 08, 2015
By Richard Ilgenfritz
Broken headstones, overgrown weeds, hard-to-read markers are what await anyone who might stumble upon Lower Merion’s abandoned cemetery. But a new effort by volunteers is renewing plans to fix up the grounds so that it can once again serve as a testament to roughly 1,000 people who made it their final resting place.
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