To function as a Jewish burial society for the Jewish communities of Massachusetts.
To honor the dead in accordance with Jewish religious practices, traditions, and beliefs.
To provide for:
Continuity of operation.
Maintenance and security of existing and abandoned cemeteries.
Continuity of leadership in managing and operating Jewish Cemetery Associations.
Responsible administration of the endowment care fund for perpetual operation of Jewish Cemetery Associations.
Joint communal activity for Jewish Cemeteries in Massachusetts to foster, develop, coordinate and participate in joint planning of activities and programs among our members.
Preservation and restoration of Jewish Cemeteries, including the preservation of assets, archives and records.
Informing and educating the public through heightened public awareness of the social, cultural, historic and artistic elements of Jewish cemeteries in Massachusetts; and provide a forum for the discussion of issues affecting and relating to Jewish Cemeteries.