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Respect. Tradition. Compassion.

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For four generations, Sinai Chapels, a family owned and operated Jewish funeral home, has provided compassionate care to New York's Jewish community at their time of need. Our commitment is to provide attentive, quality services that reflect Jewish funeral traditions and honor your loved one.

Our family is here for yours in your time of need. Let us know how can we help. Contact Us.

Service Schedule

Please see our service schedule for details regarding upcoming and recent funerals.

A Loved One Has Passed

A Loved One Has Passed

Sinai Chapels will guide you through the process of arranging a meaningful funeral service. We're here for you 24 hours a day every day of the year. Discover more about where to begin here.

Grave Monuments

Grave Monuments

Jewish tradition prescribes the placement of a monument on the grave or an inscription on an existing stone as a sign of love and respect. Learn more about monuments.

Jewish Traditions

Jewish Traditions

Jewish funeral practices have their roots in the deepest history of tradition and culture. Visit our Guide to Jewish Funerals for more information today.

Preplanning Funerals

Preplanning a Jewish funeral service relieves your family from the burden of making difficult decisions during a very trying time. Our PrePlan options are government insured and backed by the New York State Funeral Directors Association.

Our Most Recent Blog Post

Can You be Buried in a Jewish Cemetery with Tattoos?

Tattoos. Body ink. Body art. These are uncommon words in Jewish culture because there is a belief among many Jewish people that one cannot be buried in a Jewish cemetery if they have a tattoo. This belief is purely a myth.

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Shiva Customs – Why Jewish Mourners Cover Mirrors And Sit On Low Stools

The traditions observed during shiva help those left behind deal with the loss of a loved one while grieving with family and friends.