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St. Louis Jewish Light

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St. Louis Jewish Light

Volunteers rake leaves and remove debris at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery during a cleanup event Feb. 22 which drew more than 2,500 people hoping to help after 154 headstones were overturned at the cemetery. Photos: James Griesedieck

After donations pour in to aid cemetery, groups work on what’s next

By Eric Berger, Staff Writer March 1, 2017

Tarek El-Messidi, a Muslim activist, unfortunately did not have to wait long to use extra money from a fundraiser to help with repairs at Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery in University City. Less than a week after cemetery staff discovered that 154 headstones...

Chesed Shel Emeth Society to open Beth Shalom Cemetery

April 21, 2011

Chesed Shel Emeth Society announces the May 8 opening of Beth Shalom Cemetery, located within the grounds of Chesed Shel Emeth Cemetery, 650 White Road in Chesterfield. Beth Shalom is open to members of the Jewish community, including those converted...

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