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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Aug
21

A Detroit River Cruise Experience: Creatures of the Sea

Our Annual Detroit River Cruise is diving deep this year with a “Creatures of the Sea” themed celebration to send summer off with a splash! Get on board for music, drinks, eats and the best views of the city. Bonus points for dressing up in seafaring style! Tuesday, August 21, 2018 7:30 – All aboard! […]

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Aug
23

NEXTGen Detroit’s BGS Appreciation Event

NEXTGen Detroit wants to thank you for driving the future by inviting you to the BGS (Ben Gurion Society) Appreciation Event Thursday, August 23, 2018 | 6:30 PM M1 Concourse 1 Concourse Dr. Pontiac, MI 48341 Food Truck Rally, Cocktails, Music, Thrill Rides, And More! This event is only open to Ben Gurion Society members, […]

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Aug
26

Detroit Ride for the Living

Sunday, August 26th | 9 AM The Krakow JCC’s Annual Ride for the Living is a 55 kilometer bike ride from Auschwitz to JCC Krakow that commemorates Jewish history and celebrates the miraculous rebirth of Jewish life in Poland today. This year, JFMD’s Israel & Overseas Department  and the JCC of Metropolitan Detroit are pedaling in solidarity and organizing a satellite ride right here […]

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Aug
28

NEXTGen Detroit and MIBA present: Start-Up Nation 201

Here’s your chance to hear first-hand from experts about the culture of business in Israel and take your knowledge of the Israeli business sector to the next level. If you’re interested in working in Israel or with Israel-based companies, don’t miss this fantastic opportunity to learn and have your questions answered! Tuesday, August 28th at […]

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