Mount Sinai Memorial Park Cemetery

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This article is about the cemeteries in Los Angeles. For other uses, see Mount Sinai (disambiguation).

Mount Sinai Memorial Parks and Mortuaries refers to two Jewish cemeteries in the Los Angeles, California metropolitan area. The original cemetery is located at 5950 Forest Lawn Drive in the Hollywood Hills of Los Angeles. The cemetery was originally established in 1953 by the neighboring Forest Lawn-Hollywood Hills Cemetery. It became an exclusively Jewish cemetery in 1959, and in 1967 it was acquired by Sinai Temple, the oldest and largest Conservative synagogue in Los Angeles.[1][2] Among those interred here are numerous stars and celebrities from the entertainment industry.

In 1997, faced with dwindling space at the original Hollywood Hills location, Mount Sinai dedicated a second cemetery location in Simi Valley.[1][2]

Notable interments and their families[edit]


  1. ^ a b Ruth Stroud, "Westward Expansion", Jewish Journal of Greater Los Angeles, March 20, 1997.
  2. ^ a b Tracy Valeri, "Mount Sinai Park Dedication Set", Los Angeles Daily News, March 15, 1997.
  3. ^ a b DiOrio, Carl (2009-07-19). "Steve Rothenberg dies at 50". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2009-08-01. [dead link]
  4. ^ Barnes, Mike (2009-08-04). "Makeup artist Howard J. Smit dies". Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2009-08-12. [dead link]

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