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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Latke Vodka 15

Latke Vodka is making another move down Woodward and popping up at the Garden Theater this year. Don’t miss Jewish Detroit’s 15-year long tradition of meeting up with hundreds of your closest friends the Saturday night after Thanksgiving at the biggest holiday party of the season.

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Can we count on you this #GivingTuesday?

Tuesday, December 3, 2019 9 – 11 AM and 4 – 8 PM. Please join us for two special #GivingTuesday community-wide telethons on December 3 from 9 to 11 AM and from 4 to 8 PM. #GivingTuesday is an international day of philanthropy that celebrates generosity worldwide. Here at the Jewish Federation, we are gearing up to make this global day of giving […]

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8

Are You Ready For The Ultimate Indoor Recess?

Sunday, December 8 | 12:30 – 3:30 pm On the Dunes 2055 Haggerty Rd., Commerce Charter Twp, MI 48390 Brrrr! December may be too cold to play outside, but we’re bringing the fun inside, on a massive scale, at Federation’s Ultimate Indoor Recess in partnership with the Jewish Community Center’s JFamily! Fowling, golf and putt-putt […]

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Hebrews, Shebrews, We all brew!

December 8 | 2-4 PM Chazzano Coffee Roasters 1737 E 9 Mile Rd, Ferndale, MI 48220 Jews have way more in common with coffee than the Maxwell House Hagaddah — in fact, there’s thousands of years worth of Jewish influence on the world’s most popular beverage. Join us for an educational and hands-on evening as […]

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