Hebrew Free Burial Society
The Hebrew Free Burial Society provides free funeral service and burial at the Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery for indigent Jews. The Hebrew Free Burial Society is a separate program from Chesed Shel Emes Aid and is not affiliated with Yad Yehuda of Greater Washington.
Hebrew Free Burial Society Service:
Phone: 301-762-2825 or 240-481-9242
Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery:
5300 Southern Avenue
Capitol Heights, MD 20743
Hours of Operation:
The gates to the Chesed Shel Emes cemetery are open every Sunday from 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM. All other times are by appointment only. Phone lines remain open except for Shabbat and Jewish holidays.
Directions To Cemetery:
- Take 495 to Exit 15B West (Route 214 Central Avenue)
- Go 3.5 Miles, Turn Left onto Southern Avenue
- Go .75 Miles, Turn Left into the Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery at E Street
Donations to the Hebrew Free Burial Society can be made out to HFBS and mailed to: 13204 Ridge Drive Rockville, Maryland 20850