Location

The Chesed Shel Emes Cemetery is located just west of the intersection of White Bear Avenue and Larpenteur Avenue, near the city borders of Saint Paul and Maplewood.

 THIS IS NOT A MAILING ADDRESS  1600 Christie Place, Saint Paul, Minnesota 55106

NOTE:  Christie Place is a one-way street running west to east.                     Entrance onto Christie Place can only be made from Hazelwood / Prosperity Avenue.

Driving Directions

 

From Downtown Saint Paul:

Follow Interstate 35E North and exit at Maryland Avenue.  Turn right (east) onto Maryland and continue to Prosperity Avenue.  Turn left (north) onto Prosperity and continue to Idaho Avenue.  Note that Prosperity becomes Hazelwood along the way.  At the 4-way stop sign intersection at Idaho, continue north through the intersection and immediately turn right onto a diagonal one-way street called Christie Place.  This is a one-way street heading east.  The cemetery main gate will be on your right.

From Minneapolis:

Following 94:       Follow Interstate 94 toward Saint Paul and exit onto Interstate 35E North.  Follow Interstate 35E North and exit at Maryland Avenue.  Turn right (east) onto Maryland and continue to Prosperity Avenue.  Turn left (north) onto Prosperity and continue to Idaho Avenue.  Note that Prosperity becomes Hazelwood along the way.  At the 4-way stop sign intersection at Idaho, continue north through the intersection and immediately turn right onto a diagonal one-way street called Christie Place.  This is a one-way street heading east.  The cemetery main gate will be on your right.

Following Highway 36:      Follow Interstate 35W North and exit onto Highway 36 East.  Follow Highway 36 and exit at White Bear Avenue.  At the off-ramp light, turn right (south) onto White Bear Avenue.  Follow White Bear to the intersection at Larpenteur.  Turn right (west) onto Larpenteur Avenue and follow to the first 4-way stop sign intersection at Prosperity/Hazelwood.  Turn left (south) onto Prosperity/Hazelwood.  Just before you reach the first 4-way stop sign intersection at Idaho Ave., turn left (east) onto a diagonal one-way street called Christie Place.  This is a one-way street heading east.  The cemetery main gate will be on your right.

From the Northern Suburbs:

Follow Interstate 694 and exit at White Bear Avenue.  Head South on White Bear to Larpenteur Avenue.  Turn right (west) onto Larpenteur Avenue and follow to the first 4-way stop sign intersection at Prosperity/Hazelwood.  Turn left (south) onto Prosperity/Hazelwood.  Just before you reach the first 4-way stop sign intersection at Idaho Ave., turn left (east) onto a diagonal one-way street called Christie Place.  This is a one-way street heading east.  The cemetery main gate will be on your right.

 

Where to Park  

You may park along any of the roads in the cemetery — except where you see “no parking” signs.  Please do not block access in-to or out-of the gate.  You may also park along Christie Place.  Please be courteous of our neighbors by not parking in front of any driveways.

 

 

Times of Operation

To reduce overhead and operating expenses, all access to the main entrance gate, and to the cemetery grounds, are kept closed to visitors from October to April each year.   We do, however, remain open year round for burials.

Next Opening Day                        Next Closing Day

Monday, April 15, 2024                         Friday, October 25, 2024 

weather permitting.                              through the winter months, except for funerals.

 

Hours  

Regular cemetery hours are:

Sunday through Thursday      9:00 am   to   5:00 pm

                                    Friday       9:00 am   to   3:00 pm

Shabbat Hours

The cemetery grounds are closed

from 3:00 pm on Fridays to 9:00 am on Sundays 

in observance of Shabbat.

 

 

Holiday Schedule

The cemetery grounds are closed in observance of these holidays:

 

Passover                                   April 23 and 24  (Tues, Wed)  plus

                                                   April 29 and 30, 2024   (Mon, Tues)

Shavu’ot                                    June 11, 2024    (Tues)

Rosh Hashanah                       October 3 and 4, 2024    (Thur, Fri)

Yom Kippur                              October 11 and 12, 2024    (Fri, Sat)

Sukkot                                      October 17 and 18, 2024    (Thur, Fri)

Shemini Atzeret / Yizkor          October 24, 2024    (Thur)

Simchat Torah                          October 25, 2024    (Fri)

 

 

New Year’s Hours  –  Kel Maleh Rachamim Prayer

Our chapel will be OPEN SUNDAYS from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm on the following dates so that families can come to recite the Kel Maleh Rachamim Prayer for their dearly departed ones:

 

Rosh Hashanah         Prior to Rosh Hashanah on September 22 and 29, 2024 

      Yom Kippur                 Prior to Yom Kippur on September 29 and October 6, 2024