In 2014 CNN contacted the JCAM office to find the grave locations of Correspondent John (Spinoza) Berman’s 2nd great-grandparents. CNN learned that JCAM had a cemetery in Melrose originally established by Dutch Jews. John (Spinoza) Berman’s ancestors were Jews from the Netherlands.
As part of a special CNN report on his family roots from Holland to America, John Berman visited the Netherlands Cemetery with his father Gerry Berman to visit his 2nd great-grandparents Rebecca & Benjamin Spinoza. Read more of the story!
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