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Bet Olam Cemetery

This cemetery is located at 25796 Chagrin Blvd. at Richmond Road, in Beachwood. Opened in 1914, the site also was known as Warrensville Cemetery and Kinsman Cemetery, and until 1999 was known as Park Synagogue Cemetery. Bet Olam was established in 1910. Located at the corner of Richmond Road and Chagrin Boulevard, Bet Olam Cemetery has over 10,500 burials There was an Ahavath Zion section, which merged with Beth Am/Community Temple. In 1999 Beth Am merged into B'nai Jeshurun, from whence it had split years earlier. The cemetery is comprised of the following sections: Oer Chodesh - Anshe Sfard, Beth Am - B'nai Jeshurun, Liberty Aid Society, Oer Chodosh, Park Synagogue, Taylor Road Synagogue, Young Israel, and Zemach Zedek Congregation.