Cemetery

Dating back to 1843, many of the earliest Jews in New Haven are buried at Congregation Mishkan Israel’s cemetery. The cemetery is located in the Westville section of New Haven, at the corner of Whalley Avenue and Jewell Street.

Lots are available for purchase by both members and non-members. The cemetery has monument, bronze plaque, and cremains sections.

For more information about the cemetery or to arrange to purchase plots, call the synagogue office at (203) 288-3877 or e-mail the office at gro.nedmahimcnull@nedmahimc.

Directions to CMI Cemetery from Highways

From I-95 Northbound or Southbound

Take Exit 47 onto the Rte. 34 connector. Follow the connector until the end, which will put you on Frontage Road. Follow Frontage Road to the end. At the light, take a RIGHT onto Ella Grasso Boulevard. At the fourth light, take LEFT onto Whalley Avenue. The cemetery is about 1/4 mile on right. Turn RIGHT onto Jewell Street. The entrance to the cemetery is 1/2 block down on the right.

From I-91 Southbound

Take Exit 1, Downtown New Haven, onto the Rte. 34 connector. Follow the connector until the end, which will put you on Frontage Road. Follow Frontage Road to the end. At the light, take a RIGHT onto Ella Grasso Boulevard. At the fourth light, take LEFT onto Whalley Avenue. The cemetery is about 1/4 mile on right. Turn RIGHT onto Jewell Street. The entrance to the cemetery is 1/2 block down on the right.

From Merrit Parkway (Rte. 15)

Take Exit 59. At the end of the ramp, take a RIGHT. Follow to the end (about 1/2 mile). Take LEFT onto Whalley Avenue. Follow Whalley to Jewell Street (Edgewood Park is across the street). Take LEFT onto Jewell Street. The entrance to the cemetery is 1/2 block down on the right.

Directions from the Cemetery to CMI in Hamden

From Blake Street entrance, take LEFT out of Cemetery onto Blake Street.  At light, turn RIGHT onto Fitch Street.  Pass Southern Connecticut State University.  At the light, take RIGHT onto Arch Street.  At second light, take LEFT onto Dixwell Avenue.  Take RIGHT onto Putnam Avenue and go to end.  Take LEFT onto Whitney Avenue.  Turn RIGHT onto Waite Street.  At light, take LEFT onto Ridge Road.  CMI will be on your right.

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