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The Keidan Jewish Cemetery Project

By Ben-Tsiyon Klibansky July, 2021 The Initiative In 2016, I was invited to a seminar held in Vilna. At the end of the seminar, I took a train to Keidan, the hometown of my father and his mother, to visit … Continue reading

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Waldheim Cemetery, Chicago

The following inscriptions were taken by Ada Green from the burial plot of the “Kadaner Unterstitsung Verein” (Keidan Mutual-Aid Society), Gate #233 Waldheim Jewish Cemetery, Chicago, Ill.  ENGLISH NAME HEBREW NAME DATES NOTES   Etta Bernstein Aaron Yacha bat Artzik … Continue reading

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‘Anshe Kadan’ Mt. Hebron

The following inscriptions were taken by Ada Green from the burial plot of the “Chevra Bnei Israel Anshe Keidan” Mt. Hebron Cemetery, Queens, NY: Block 57, Path 2.  ENGLISH NAME HEBREW NAME DATES NOTES   Rose Bassell Ruchel bat Yehuda … Continue reading

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Montefiore Cemetery, Queens, NY

Inscriptions from tombstones in the Keidaner Association burial plot, (Plot 379/S), Montefiore Cemetery, Queens, N.Y. Compiled by Ada Green.  ENGLISH NAME HEBREW NAME DATES NOTES   Anna Aguler (Agler) Chana daughter of Tzvi Hirsch Dec. 5, 1947, age 83 mother, … Continue reading

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‘Bnei Israel Anshe Kadan’

The following information was taken by Ada Green from the burial plot of the Cong. Bnei Israel Anshe Kadan at Washington Cemetery, Brooklyn. (Section 1, Post 144) Organized: 1885 Founder and First President: Abraham Meryash Ex-Presidents: Goodman Telzer, Max Horowitz, Jacob Volk, Sussman Volk, Wolf … Continue reading

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Washington Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Gravestone inscriptions from the Keidaner Association plot (Section 5, Post 509) at Washington Cemetery, Brooklyn, N.Y. Compiled by Ada Green.  ENGLISH NAME HEBREW NAME DATES NOTES   Goldie Adler Golda bat Moshe March 25, 1900 – Oct. 18, 1965 beloved … Continue reading

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Keidan’s Old Jewish Cemetery

Inscriptions on the tombstones in the old Jewish cemetery in Keidan / Kedainiai (located here), compiled in 1997 by Ada Green and Regina Kopilevich. LOCATION NAME DATE NOTES A-1 Shmuel Henoch son of Avraham ALTMONER 6 Adar II 1937 A-2 … Continue reading

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Guides to Keidaner Cemeteries

The Keidan Jewish Cemetery Project In 2018, students at the Kedainiai Atzalynas Gymnasium began cleaning and cataloguing the remaining tombstones at Keidan’s old Jewish cemetery. To view video of that project and access a database of the stones and their … Continue reading

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