Cemetery Index

The Irwin I. Cohn Michigan Jewish Cemetery Index aims to record every Jewish burial in Metro Detroit. Currently, the index documents burials from the mid-1880s to 1999. We are working to bring the records current.

Access the Irwin I. Cohn Michigan Jewish Cemetery Index

In addition to the Irwin I. Cohn Michigan Jewish Cemetery Index, here are some other resources to help you in your search:

Leonard N. Simons Jewish Community Archives

The Archives retains some paper records regarding burial information for Michigan Jewish cemeteries. Contact Robbie Terman at terman@jfmd.org with the name of the individual you are seeking.

Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan

The Jewish Genealogical Society of Michigan is a leader in education, research, information exchange forums and resources for Jewish genealogy.

Jewish Gen

A genealogy website featuring thousands of databases, research tools, and other resources to help those with Jewish ancestry research.

Holocaust Memorial Center Library Archive

The Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus Library Archive is a research, reference collection documenting the history, background, aftermath and impact of the Holocaust. Some HMC collections contain genealogical resources.

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