About Sinai Chapels

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Ask the Rabbi
Sinai Chapels and the Jewish Community
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Arranging a Funeral

Where to Begin
Who to Contact
Frequently Asked Questions
Casket Selection
Local Cemeteries
Yahrzeit Calendar
Honoring Jewish Tradition
Planning in Advance

Pre-Planning a Jewish Funeral
A Guide to Jewish Funerals

A Guide to Jewish Funerals
The Funeral Service
Shiva Customs
Stages of Mourning
Glossary of Jewish Funeral Terms
Service Schedule

Respect. Tradition. Compassion.


Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels in Forest Hills, Queens and sister chapel, Riverside-Nassau North Chapels in Great Neck have entered into an agreement to serve Sinai Chapels’ families following the decision to sell the real estate and close the Sinai Chapels building on Horace Harding Expressway in Fresh Meadows, Queens. Learn more about the agreement and what it means to our families and community.

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.

About Us

For four generations, Sinai Chapels 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.

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 by the FDIC through the New York State Funeral Directors Association.

Announcing the Transition

Committed to Our Community

Our network of funeral homes in Queens and surrounding communities have entered into an agreement to serve Sinai Chapels’ families following the decision to sell the real estate and close the Sinai Chapels building. Learn more by clicking the link below.

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Committed to Your Health & Safety

During these extraordinary times, Sinai Chapels has redoubled its efforts to attend to the health and safety of our families, their guests, and our staff. Click on the arrow below to learn more about Sinai Chapels practices to address concerns regarding COVID-19.

Plant a Tree

Planting a Tree in Israel through Jewish National Fund (JNF) and shiva.com is an appropriate and time honored tradition to honor the memory of your loved ones. Here you can plant a tree in Israel to memorialize family, friends and loved ones through JNF.