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Synagogue/Society Identification
Synagogue/Society ID: USA-00425
Synagogue/Society Name: Maspeth Jewish Center
Synagogue/Society Location
Country: USA
State:New York
City: Queens
Street: 66-64 Grand Avenue, Maspeth
Synagogue/Society Details
Number of Memorials: 842
Number of Photographs: 694
Synagogue/Society Description:

Maspeth Jewish Center, 66-64 Grand Avenue, Queens, NY, USA, 842 plaques total.

The MJC was founded 1926. It suspended operations in 2012. The building may house a religious school in the future but was awaiting renovation at the time the pictures were taken in 2021. Names and dates transcribed from memorial plaques and the ‘Book of Life and Memorial Service of the Maspeth Jewish Center,’ c. 1988, which was Presented to the Congregation by the Mens Club of the Maspeth Jewish Center. The names of the deceased in the Book of Life were taken from MJC’s memorial tablets, Golden Book of Life and other sources. Some plaques had been previously removed by family members. With the help of D Brenner, W Burstein, E Friedman, A Gershon-Palma, J Gershon, Rabbi M Glazer, S Kohl, R Kovel, and R Speicher. Please contact H Gershon for more information about the MJC Memorial Plaque database at

Above outside door


Outside message board


Street view

Tree on lower level

Data last updated: 12/20/2021

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