First Jewish Site in Los Angeles

California State Historic Landmark 822

Plaque exists. No site exists. Landmark location.

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#822 First Jewish Site in Los Angeles
The Hebrew Benevolent Society of Los Angeles (1854), first charitable organization in the city, acquired this site by deed on April 9, 1855 from the city council for a sacred burial ground. This property represented the first organized community effort by the pioneer Jewish settlers.

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Chavez Ravine, behind US Naval and Marine Reserve Center, 800 W Lilac Terrace near Lookout Dr, Los Angeles.

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