Kevarim of Tzadikim in North America

Rabbi Nachman Selig Newman

נחמן ב"ר יצחק

Hebrew Teacher

Date of Death: Mon. February 20, 1871 - Shevat 29 5631

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Cemetery Details
2 Cypress Hills Street
Ridgewood, NY 11208
United States

Phone: 212 873 0300
Contact: Zachariah Edinger


Cemetery Map:

Notes: Beth Olam is broken into 3 sections, the Shearith Israel section is accessed from the first entrance (from the Jackie Robinson Expressway) on the left side behind the Chapel building. Please note that paths are not well marked and there is no onsite caretaker.

Directions to Kever: The Beth Olam Cemetery is located on the Eastern side (towards Queens) of the Jackie Robinson Parkway on the Cypress Hills / Ridgewood border in Queens. The cemetery is kept in pristine condition however, unfortunately, their records are in total disarray and paths are not well marked. Location: Neded

Biographical Notes:

Famed author, and writer of “The Challenge Accepted” and other works, including Hebrew dictionary. Lived and taught in England before emigrating to the US around the 1850s. Member of Spanish & Portuguese Congregation.
Source: Find A Grave

Source: Listed

Credit: Google

Source: Jewish Encyclopedia

Credit: MCA


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