Sinai Chapels – FAQ
Learn more about the upcoming transition by reading the press release.
Why did Sinai Chapels close?
Sinai Chapels has served the members of New York’s Jewish community in their time of need with care and compassion for four generations. After over 40 years of personal commitment to Sinai Chapels, Michael Resnick, decided that he would like to spend more time with his family.
Was the Sinai Chapels’ building sold?
Yes. Sinai Chapels real estate was sold in January of this year.
I have a pre-need contract with Sinai Chapels. Will my contract be honored?
Yes. All pre-need contracts written through Sinai Chapels will be honored by the newly renovated Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels, (114-03 Queens Blvd.) and Riverside-Nassau North Chapels (55 N. Station Plaza, Great Neck), as well as other providers in the Dignity Memorial network, depending on a family’s desires.
Will Michael Resnick continue serving families?
Michael Resnick will serve as a consultant with Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels. He will continue to serve families in their time of need. In addition, many of Sinai’s long-time funeral directors have now joined the accomplished teams at Schwartz Brothers and Nassau North and they too will continue to serve the families that have relied on Sinai Chapels.
Do Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels and Riverside-Nassau North Chapels specialize in serving the Jewish faith?
Both locations specialize in and work with all movements in the Jewish faith: Orthodox, Conservative and Reform. As the largest Jewish-specialty funeral home in the area, we are uniquely prepared to serve the families that have relied on Sinai Chapels.
Who owns Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels and Riverside-Nassau North Chapels?
Both are owned by Service Corporation International (SCI), the leading provider of funeral and cemetery services in North America. SCI has served the Queens and surrounding communities for many years. Mr. Resnick selected SCI as the organization best able to serve the families that have relied on Sinai Chapels for many years.