Knesset Israel Cemetery
Knesset Israel’s Cemetery is located on Peck’s Rd, just west of the intersection with Valentine Rd., on the north shore of Onota Lake. To reach the cemetery from Knesset Israel, follow South Street through Park Square to North Street. Turn left at Wahconah Street and left again at the second traffic light onto Peck’s Rd. The cemetery is on the right, just past the Lakeway Diner and the Lynda Court Apartments, across from the boat landing.
The cemetery is locked at all times for security, but keys are available in the synagogue office.
The cemetery is maintained by volunteers from the congregation.
Cemetery policies are discussed in full in The Book of Life, which is below for your convenience.
Just click on the link to open Knesset Israel Book of Life (Web Version).
Cemetery and Memorial Information On the Web
The findagrave.com website has records for many cemeteries around the world. The Jewish cemeteries of Pittsfield are included, with memorials for virtually all interments. Many K.I. families are interred in one or more of these cemeteries. By clicking on the following links, you can search for individuals by name. Once you have opened an individual memorial, you can use the links on the left to search for all individuals with the same last name in that cemetery, in Pittsfield, in Berkshire County, etc.
- Old Knesset Israel Cemetery in Pittsfield Cemetery
- New Knesset Israel Cemetery on Pecks Rd
- Ahavath Sholom Cemetery on Churchill St
- Anshe Amunim Cemetery in Pittsfield Cemetery
From these memorials, you will be able to request photos of monuments, links to parents and spouses, and other updates/corrections. You can also become a volunteer contributor and take over your relatives’ memorials, adding biographies, personal photos, etc.
If you have any questions about the findagrave.com website, contact Don Sugarman.