COVID-19 PROTOCOLS EFFECTIVE JUNE 22,2020

PLEASE NOTE: THE JEWISH MEMORIAL CHAPEL WILL BEGIN OFFERING CHAPEL SERVICES EFFECTIVE JUNE 22,2020.  THE FOLLOWING PROTOCOLS FOR FUNERAL SERVICES AS MANDATED BY EXECUTIVE ORDER 149 & 150 OF THE GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEW JERSEY, ARE IN EFFECT:  1.  Arrival at Chapel thirty minutes before scheduled service time; 2. Funeral services may have a maximum of ninety (90) mourners present in the chapel; 3.  All mourners/visitors attending funeral services must wear a face mask upon entering building and while inside; 4. Mourners/visitors are requested to please have their temperature checked at the entrance; 5.  Members of different households are prohibited from holding or shaking hands; 6. While not mandatory, attendees may be asked to provide contact information for future tracing purposes; 7. In an effort to prevent the spread of COVID-19, please bring your own veils and yarmulkas.

FYI There is no maximum at the cemetery.  Extended family and friends may choose to attend the cemetery service.

 

Jewish Memorial Chapel

Jewish Memorial Chapel

The Jewish Memorial Chapel is a unique funeral home. It is one of only a few nonprofit funeral homes in the United States. The Chapel is owned and operated by the Synagogues and other Jewish organizations in the area. Our funerals are conducted with dignity and in strict compliance with Halacha (Jewish Law).

At the end of the Fiscal year, any surplus earned by the Chapel is returned back to the community to many of the fine charities in the area. The money is earmarked for education, health/or care of the elderly. The criteria to be a member organization of the chapel is ownership of grounds at a Jewish cemetery.

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