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Waldheim Jewish Cemetery
Also known as: Jewish Waldheim Cemeteries
1400 Des Plaines Avenue
Forest Park
Cook County
Illinois  USA
Postal Code: 60130
Phone: 708-366-4541

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Toll Free (outside of Illinois) : (800) 222-4541


Waldheim Jewish Cemetery was founded in 1873. With over 200,000 burials, it is the largest Jewish cemetery in the Chicagoland area and one of the largest, oldest and still active Jewish cemeteries in the United States. The cemetery consists of 300 gates, each representing a different Jewish organization.

Cemetery Hours:
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Closed on Saturdays and all major Jewish holidays.
 • 81,799 interments.
 • 34% photographed. [?]
 • 4 famous interments
 • 608 photo requests
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