History of Elesavetgrad

This historic property is different than the large traditional synagogue-owned Jewish cemeteries.

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Founded

December 1911

Planning ahead

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3233 15th Place, SE   |   Washington, DC 20020   |  301-366-4419



Historic Elesavetgrad Cemetery


Elesavetgrad is a 2.6 acre Jewish cemetery located in Southeast Washington, DC.


There are currently six Jewish organizations associated with the cemetery.


  • Beth Sholom Congregation & Talmud Torah
  • Kesher Israel Congregation
  • Southeast Hebrew Congregation
  • Tifereth Israel Congregation
  • DC Hebrew Beneficial Association
  • Bet Mishpachah Congregation


With over 2,700 burials, and over an acre available for future burials, Elesavetgrad Cemetery offers many quality advantages for your pre-planned eternal resting place:


  • Upright or flat monuments
  • No liners required, greatly reducing the expense of burial
  • Easily accessible by car, metro & bus
  • Active Board of Directors


Hours of Operation

Sunday - Friday 9:00am - 4:00pm

Gates are closed Saturday*


*If you wish to make an after hours visit please contact Paul Kress at 301.366.4419


ELESAVETGRAD CEMETERY