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Honoring Jewish Traditions...

Honoring Jewish Traditions

Traditional Jewish Funeral Services Yarmukles

Tradition is important to us.

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.

Jewish Funeral and Mourning Customs…

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.

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Courtesy Items Provided by the Chapel
  • Yarmulkes
  • Veils
  • 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.

Glossary of Terms…

Learn about the various terminology surrounding a Jewish Funeral and customs practiced during a family’s time of grief.

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Yahrzeit Calendar…

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.

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Jewish Candle in Stained Glass Window

Traditions & Etiquette

Learn more about the Jewish Memorial Traditions and customs that our clients, and we, hold dear.

Client Testimonials

See what they have said about their experiences with Beth Abraham.

Send Condolences

Send an online condolence to family members who are are having services at Beth Abraham.