Beth Haim

Fotos link Beth Haim 1Beth Haim ('House of life') is the Portuguese-Jewish cemetery in Ouderkerk aan de Amstel. The cemetery covers 4 hectares and was started in 1614. In use for nearly 400 years, this cemetery comprising approximately 28,000 graves remains in its original state. The entrance is next to the Vega House, the custodian's residence (1883) along the Kerkstraat.

Adress: Kerkstraat 10, 1191 JB Ouderkerk a/d Amstel

The cemetery is open to the public, and guided tours are provided on request.
For contact and visiting information: www.bethhaim.nl/English

Left: gravestone for Sara Abendana Ozorio, right: gravestone for Hana Abendana Ozorio.
Public transport:

Zuidtangent Bus 300
Route: Hoofddorp - Schiphol - A'veen Busst. - Oranjebaan - Ouderkerk aan de Amstel - Bijlmer Arena.
7 minutes walk from bus stop 300 to Beth Haim Cemetry. 

From Amsterdam Central Station:
Metro 54 Gein, stop Bijlmer Arena, change to bus 300 Bijlmer Arena, stop J. van Ruysdaelweg - Ouderkerk a/d Amstel.

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