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JCAM cemeteries are open daily from 8:00 am until dusk. The cemeteries are closed every Shabbat (Saturday) but re-open again on Sunday.

However, in observance of specific Jewish holidays: Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret, Simchat Torah, Pesach, and Shavuot, the cemeteries as well as our business office are closed.

Below are the dates when JCAM cemeteries and offices will be closed.

2016-2017 Year 5777

Holiday Dates Closed
Rosh Hashanah October 3 & 4, 2016 (Monday/Tuesday)
Yom Kippur October 12, 2016 (Wednesday)
Sukkot October 17 & 18, 2016 (Monday/Tuesday)
Shemini Atzeret October 24, 2016 (Monday)
Simchat Torah October 25, 2016 (Tuesday)
Pesach April 11 & 12 (Tuesday & Wednesday)
and April 17& 18, 2017 (Monday & Tuesday)

Shavuot May 31 & June 1, 2017 (Wednesday & Thursday)

Second JCAM Annual Report Is Available

First JCAM Annual Report

JCAM's second Annual Report now is available. It summarizes accomplishments in fiscal year 2015 into 2016.

Click here to download the report in PDF!


Bermans at Netherlands Cemetery, Melrose, MA

CNN Correspondent Finds Relatives Graves in Melrose;
Roots in the Netherlands, Africa

In 2014 CNN contacted the JCAM office to find the grave locations of Correspondent John (Spinoza) Berman’s 2nd great-grandparents. CNN learned that JCAM had a cemetery in Melrose originally established by Dutch Jews. John (Spinoza) Berman’s ancestors were Jews from the Netherlands.

As part of a special CNN report on his family roots from Holland to America, John Berman visited the Netherlands Cemetery with his father Gerry Berman to visit his 2nd great-grandparents Rebecca & Benjamin Spinoza. Read more of the story!