Community Association for Jewish At-Risk Cemeteries

Bayside Cemetery Spruced Up, But Many Questions Linger

With $140,000 cleanup effort complete, concerns over long-term care with limited funds.

07/03/2012
Associate Editor

At 11 o’clock on a muggy Sunday morning last month, the normally desolate strip of Pitkin Avenue that borders Bayside Cemetery suddenly sprang to life.

Gary Katz, president of a group that cares for at-risk Jewish cemeteries at Bayside. Courtesy CAJAC

Day Of The Dead (Beat)

Yesterday I had the privilege of wandering around four Jewish cemeteries. It was a perfect spring day: sunny, clear and temperate, with blossoms, flowers and other (blessedly not-too-allergenic) new life everywhere.

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