Or mail a check payable to:
BRITTON ROAD ASSOCIATION, INC.
PO Box 93338, Rochester, NY 14692
An introduction to understanding symbols, words, and dates found on Jewish cemetery monuments. Source: JewishGen, an affiliate of the Museum of Jewish Heritage.
Resources - Books
The Future Begins with the Past: An Archives Exhibit of Jewish Rochester by Phyllis Kasdin
The Jewish Community in Rochester 1843-1925 by Stuart E. Rosenberg
Resources - Other
Rochester Jewish Oral History Project, Special collection held by the University of Rochester. http://rbscp.lib.rochester.edu/3600
The Men's Clothing Industry in Rochester's History by City Historian Blake McKelvey. http://mcls.rochester.lib.ny.us/~rochhist/v22_1960/v22i3.pdf
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Trees Felled During Windstorm
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The Britton Road and Stone Road cemeteries were featured on the WHEC morning show. Pat Taney interviewed Helen Gulack about the history of the cemeteries.
On March 8, 2017, Rochester NY experienced wind gusts up to 80 mph. Eleven trees at the Stone Road - Waad Hakolel cemetery were seriously damaged or uprooted and fell to the ground. Remarkably, most of the towering evergreens in the Beth Hamedresh-Beth Israel section landed in between rows of monuments and although the asphalt path was seriously damaged, the monuments remained upright.