Baron Hirsch Cemetery
- For the cemeteries in Halifax and Montreal, Canada, see Baron de Hirsch Cemetery (disambiguation).
In January, 1960, the cemetery drew national attention when 87 headstones were found with yellow paint used to write “Fuhrer,” and the German words for death and fatherland on gravestones bearing such Jewish symbols as the star of David. The incident and others led President Dwight D. Eisenhower to declare that freedom and decency could be destroyed everywhere if Americans ignored the "virus of bigotry” or permitted it “to spread one inch.” 
The cemetery is composed of numerous sections belonging to specific synagogues, Jewish associations, and, most commonly, landsmanshaftn. Each of these is entered, via a gate or pair of stone columns. Many of the landsmanshaftn have dedicated Holocaust monuments to the victims of the Nazis in their ancestral town, some examples 
- President Scores ‘Virus of Bigotry,” Warns it must be stemmed as peril to freedom,” page 1, column 1, New York Times, January 13, 1960
- Joseph Papp Is Remembered in Words and Song - New York Times