Welcome to JCAM

Restoration / Preservation / Continuity


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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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.

Cantor Alan M. Kritz, JCAM's Director of Field Services, was at the march for Israel in Washington D.C. yesterday. Over 300,000 people came out for the rally and we are thrilled JCAM was able to be part of this historic day. #israel #MarchForIsrael #Jewish


As we continue to watch the horrific events unfold in Israel, there is an imminent need to raise burial funds in order to help the families of the thousands of victims murdered by Hamas. Please click the link to learn more and to donate.

These are photos from the "Gathering in Solidarity with Israel Under Fire" rally that was held yesterday on the Boston Common. Our thoughts and prayers are with the people of Israel and all Jews affected by this war.


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