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 Rosh HaShanah approaches tonight, JCAM wishes you a safe, healthy and meaningful holiday season. We take this time in wishing you peace and goodness in the coming new year 5784!

JCAM’s CEO, Jamie Cotel, met up with other Jewish CEO’s in Boston to discuss how they can continue their collaborative work through their organizations! #boston #jewish #jewishboston

Restoration in full swing! Check out the work Epoch Preservation is doing to repair our Ohabei Shalom Cemetery! A huge tree fell down last December, causing a lot of damage to our property. Big thanks to them for repairing the damages!


Did you know JCAM is revamping its website? Take a look at our new homepage! The website will be launching soon with an updated look at everything JCAM does as an organization and for the community! #Jewish #jewishculture #jewishcemetery

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