Honoring Jewish Traditions
Beth Abraham Memorial Chapel, conveniently located in Manhattan, is an independently owned Jewish funeral home. Personal, compassionate care, catering to individual wishes and the most affordable Jewish services in Manhattan, are what sets us apart from all the others.
Courtesy Items Provided by the Chapel
- K’riah ribbons
- Shiva Benches
- Memorial candles-for use by the family during shiva
- Kaddish cards- for use by family and friends at the burial. The Kaddish will be provided in English or Hebrew.
Funerals and the Shiva period (the week following burial) are times that are marked with friends and relatives with the same commitment and closeness that are shared at times of celebration.
Learn about the various terminology surrounding a Jewish Funeral and customs practiced during a family’s time of grief.
A Yahrzeit is the anniversary of a death according to the Jewish calendar. Traditionally, the yahrzeit is observed by lighting a candle or yarhzeit light at sunset on the evening before.