Historic North Side Jewish Cemeteries

Sunday, October 11
Guides: Mark Mandle and Herbert Eiseman Chicago Jewish Historical Society

A walking tour through the grounds of three historic cemeteries: Hebrew Benevolent Society (Jewish Graceland), founded in 1856; beautiful Rosehill Cemetery, where many renowned Jewish Chicagoans are interred; and New Light Cemetery in Lincolnwood, founded by German Jews in 1895 and lovingly restored and rededicated in 2006 with a new chapel and a Holocaust Monument where an annual memorial service is conducted. Travel between sites via motor coach.

11:30 am — 4:30 pm Bernard Horwich JCC, 3003 West Touhy Avenue
12:00 pm — 5:00 pm Chicago History Museum, 1601 North Clark Street
$40 CJHS Member / $45 Non-member

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