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



Save the Date Now

Join us for an important community-wide event on the critical issue of "Securing our Jewish Cemeteries."

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Pre-High Holiday Memorial Service – Baker Street

This year we will hold the first memorial service at the Baker Street Cemeteries in West Roxbury. The service will be at the Independent Pride of Boston cemetery. Rabbi David Grossman of Temple Shalom of Hull will officiate at 11:00 a.m.

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JCAM Mitzvah Days – Community Genizah

Looking for Hebrew readers (adults & teens) to assist in sorting through mounds of sacred materials prior to book burial. Need people to help box items, discard items not deemed “Shemot”. This is a 2-part event. Friday 9/13 9-11 a.m. & Sunday 9/15 1-3 p.m....

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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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