CBSRZ CEMETERY ASSOCIATION

The CBSRZ Cemetery Association has two cemeteries. Historically, each is connected to our respective congregations.

RODFE ZEDEK CEMETERY IN MOODUS

The Rodfe Zedek Cemetery is located in Moodus and sits on Leesville Road (Route 151). Within the recent past, a new parking area and entry were added.

Directions to the Rodfe Zedek Cemetery from CBSRZ:

  1. Head west on E Kings Hwy toward CT-154 S
  2. Turn right onto CT-154 N
  3. Turn right onto CT-82 E
  4. Slight left onto CT-149 N
  5. Slight left onto Johnsonville Rd
  6. Turn left onto CT-151 N

Destination will be on the left – 24 Leesville Rd, Moodus.

 

BETH SHALOM CEMETERY IN DEEP RIVER

Begun with a gift from the Samuels Family, The Beth Shalom Cemetery is located within historic Fountain Hill Cemetery. An addition to the original cemetery was added in 2001 with soil from the building of the new Synagogue. In 2018, about 200 more burial plots were added adjacent to the original cemetery.

Directions to the Beth Shalom Cemetery from CBSRZ:

  1. Head west on E Kings Hwy toward CT-154/Middlesex Turnpike 253 ft
  2. Turn left at CT-154/Middlesex Turnpike & Continue to follow CT-154 2.1 mi
  3. Turn left at High St   0.3 mi
  4. Turn left into the cemetery and Beth Shalom will be on the left @ 150 yards.

CEMETERY GUIDELINES

While there is overlap, each cemetery, due to historical differences, has unique guidelines.

 

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MOURNERS GUIDE

In the fall of 2003 the CBSRZ Cemetery Committee with the guidance of Rabbi Corey Weiss created a “Guide for Mourners.” Topics included are: Before Death Occurs, From Death to the Funeral Service, The Funeral Service and Interment, and Mourning Observances.

 

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Memorial plaques are displayed in the Temple in the hallway adjacent to the sanctuary. These are lit for yartzeits and for Yom Kippur. Plaques may be purchased through the Temple office.

 

CONTACTS

Stuart Baker, President of the CBSRZ Cemetery Association

Wendy Bayor, CBSRZ Cemetery Association Administrator

Rabbi Marci Bellows regarding ritual questions

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SERVICE TIMES

Friday Evenings

  • 7:30 (Spring, Summer, Fall)
  • 5:45 (Winter)

First Fridays

  • 7:00 First Friday Fun
  • 7:30 First Friday Service

Saturday

  • 9:00 Weekly Holy Scrollers Torah Study
  • 10:30 2nd Saturday Shabbat Morning Service & Potluck Kiddush Luncheon

Weekdays

  • 8:00 Wednesday Morning Minyan

CONGREGATION BETH SHALOM RODFE ZEDEK

55 East Kings Highway      Chester, CT 06412      860.526.8920      office@cbsrz.org

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