Also known as the "Old Russian Cemetery" or Harvard Jewish Cemetery, the cemetery was established around 1891. This cemetery backs up to Lansing Cemetery.
(Not to be confused with city-owned Harvard Grove Cemetery on the southeast side of Harvard Cemetery.)
With over 800 burials, the cemetery has been vandalized more than once and is locked. Contact Heights Jewish Center Synagogue (216 593-2895 or 216-382-1958) has a card file of burials. Some stones are illegible.
The cemetery is located in city of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, and is # 2563 (Jewish Cemetery / Harvard Jewish Cemetery / Old Russian Cemetery / Ohavu Amunah Cemetery) in “Ohio Cemeteries 1803-2003”, compiled by the Ohio Genealogical Society.
The cemetery is registered with the Ohio Division of Real Estate and Professional Licensing (ODRE) as Harvard Cemetery with registration license number CBR.0000983113.