Welcome to JCAM

Restoration / Preservation / Continuity

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Mission Statement

JCAM is a 501(c)(13) cemetery association for the Jewish communities of Massachusetts, while honoring the dead in accordance with Jewish religious practices, traditions and beliefs. JCAM is committed to the maintenance and security of the existing and abandoned cemeteries under its care and provides continuity of their operation. The preservation of JCAM cemeteries includes the maintenance of assets, archives and records. JCAM educates the public through heightened awareness of the social, cultural and historic elements of Jewish cemeteries in Massachusetts.

The Jewish Cemetery
Association of Massachusetts
(JCAM) Dedicates First
COVID-19 Memorial


COVID-19 Memorial
Covid Memorial

Ways JCAM Helps the Community


Purchasing a Final Resting Place / Planning Ahead


Restoration and Cemetery



Celebrating Our Diversity Together

As you know, on Sunday, November 6th, the Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts held its first multicultural, community event at our historic Ohabei Shalom Cemetery on Wordsworth Street in East Boston called “Celebrating Our Diversity Together.” The event was a...

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(JCAM) Dedicates First COVID-19 Memorial

The Jewish Cemetery Association of Massachusetts (JCAM)Dedicates First COVID-19 Memorial Memorial honors the stories of those lost during the pandemic and their loved ones For immediate Release - 7/16/2020 Boston, MA—In a peaceful corner of Boston, a new granite...

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JCAM only recently discovered there are many children buried within the Sons of Benjamin cemetery who died during the 1918 influenza pandemic.

This cemetery is a labor of love, because no child should be forgotten. Here is what the graves look like now!

Ever wonder how JCAM keeps its more than 125 cemeteries clear of snow? Our dedicated team of caretakers are working hard to make sure they stay accessible. These photos are from the most recent snow storm! #Jewish #snow #snowstorm


JCAM's Hanukkah Donation Match is here! On each of the 8 nights, as we light a candle, the Selwyn Foundation will match all unrestricted donations made to the JCAM Charitable Foundation, between now & December 31, 2023

As JCAM approaches its 40th anniversary and reflecting on four decades of hard work, we acknowledge that there is still much to be done. This Giving Tuesday, please consider a donation to JCAM.

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