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Sunday, March 19 • 10:15am - 11:15am
The Sixteen Jewish Cemeteries of New Orleans, 1828-2023

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There are sixteen Jewish Cemeteries in New Orleans, administered by seven local cemetery associations. All the cemeteries have been re-mapped in the last five years. Come learn more about each cemetery's story, its headstones, and its secrets from the community members who work to administer, maintain, and preserve them. Come discuss the future of our community's cemeteries, their challenges, and their improvements.

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Jakob Rosenzweig

Jakob Rosenzweig is a cartographer based in New Orleans. From 2017 to 2022, he worked with seven local Jewish cemetery associations to re-map their cemeteries through a process of field visits, historic document research, and Microsoft Excel.
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Clifford Kern

Cliff is the Executive Director of Hebrew Rest Cemetery Association, Inc., having taken over from Herbert Barton upon his retirement in 2018. Cliff is a Bio-Medical consultant and has worked as a professor and researcher throughout his career. He is a past president of Congregation... Read More →

Sunday March 19, 2023 10:15am - 11:15am CDT
JCC Older Adult Lounge