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Arranging a Funeral

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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

Jamaica Estates Jewish Funeral Services

Compassionate Care to Jamaica Estates' Jewish Community In their Time of Need. When the death of a loved one occurs, please contact Sinai Chapels at 718.445.0300. We are here to assist you 24/7.

Assisting All Jewish Families

Founded, owned and operated by the Resnick family, Sinai Chapels provide each family with attentive, quality and compassionate service. We are staffed and operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

We will coordinate all the funeral details with any congregation, burial society, landsmanschaft, or organization where you are a member. We will also work to secure all necessary permits, signatures, and benefits to which you are entitled.

Sinai Chapels is uniquely equipped to professionally assist all Jewish families, from the most meticulously halachically observant to the completely secular. We specialize in assisting families in creating a service that includes the observances and rituals most appropriate for them and their loved ones, whether in our chapels, at the graveside or in other locations.


If you require information about Jewish funeral customs and protocols, contact us today or visit our Guide to Jewish Funerals.


Local Resources

Jamaica Estates is an upper-middle-class neighborhood in the New York City borough of Queens. It is bounded by Union Turnpike to the north, Hillside Avenue to the south, Utopia Parkway and Homelawn Street to the west, and 188th Street to the east. The main road through the neighborhood is Midland Parkway. Jamaica Hills includes the neighborhoods of Jamaica Hills, Hillcrest, and Hollis Hills.

Jamaica Estates Resources

Young Israel of Jamaica Estates – Established in 1979 by a small group of local families, Young Israel of Jamaica Estates is now the most active Jewish Center in Eastern Queens. The center offers educational and social activities for families and individuals of all ages, but is widely recognized for its high-quality youth programs. Young Israel of Jamaica Estates is dedicated to upholding traditional Jewish values while also providing a warm, inviting atmosphere for those looking to join its well-rounded community.

Shiva Customs

Guide to Jewish Funerals

Frequently Asked Questions

Serving the Jewish community for four generations.
Planning Ahead
Sinai Chapels provides families with the ability to make arrangements in advance with the assistance of PrePlan®, an interest-bearing funeral trust program that is government insured and backed by the New York State Funeral Directors Association.