Home of Peace Cemetery (East Los Angeles)

Coordinates: 34°01′18″N 118°10′30″W / 34.02167°N 118.17500°W / 34.02167; -118.17500
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The Home of Peace Cemetery (Hebrew: בית הקברות בית שלום Beit Kvarot Beit Shalom) is a Jewish cemetery in Los Angeles, California.


It is located at 4334 Whittier Boulevard west of Interstate 710 in East Los Angeles, California. It is across from Calvary Catholic Cemetery and next to Beth Israel Cemetery and Mount Zion Cemetery.


In 1853, the first and oldest Jewish cemetery in Los Angeles was established in Chavez Ravine, near the present-day Dodger Stadium.[1] In 1901, Kaspare Cohn donated 30 acres (12.1 ha) of land for the establishment of this cemetery.[1] The bodies interred at Chavez Ravine were moved to East Los Angeles's Home of Peace Memorial Park between 1902 and 1910. There are a number of famous rabbis buried here, and amongst others a few celebrities from the entertainment industry as well.

Notable interments[edit]

Curly Howard's grave
Shemp Howard's crypt


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34°01′18″N 118°10′30″W / 34.02167°N 118.17500°W / 34.02167; -118.17500