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Beth Olom Cemetery
Also known as: Congregation Shearith Israel Cemetery, Shearith Israel Cemetery
2 Cypress Hlls St.
Queens County
New York  USA
Postal Code: 11208
Phone: 718-277-6255

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Cemetery notes and/or description:
Mailing addres is: P.O. Box 211263, Woodhaven, Mew York 11421.

The cemetery is jointly owned by three Manhattan congregations:

1. Shearith Israel (Spanish Portuguese), 8 West 70 St, NY, NY 10023 (212) 873-0300

2. B'nai Jeshrun, 270 West 89 St, NY, NY 10024 (212) 787-7600

3. Shaaray Tefilah, 250 East 79 St, NY, NY 10021 (212) 535-8008

Records are available at the Cemetery Office and at each congregation. The chapel near the entrance to the Shearith Israel section at Beth Olom is the work of Calvert Vaux, the co-designer of Central Park. Commissioned in 1882, the small, red brick chapel is the only religious building that Vaux is known to have built.
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