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“We remain committed to the countless families who have placed their trust in Sinai Memorials over the years, and will continue to honor our commitments to anyone who has an existing contract with Sinai Memorials. It is our honor to serve the Sinai Memorials community.”


Sinai Memorials – FAQ

Learn more about the upcoming transition by reading the press release.

Why did Sinai Memorials close?

Sinai Memorials 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 and Sinai Memorials, Michael Resnick decided that he would like to spend more time with his family.

Was the Sinai Memorials’ building sold?

Yes. Sinai Chapels and Sinai Memorials real estate was sold in January of this year.

I have an existing contract with Sinai Memorials. Will my contract be honored?

Yes. All contracts written through Sinai Memorials will be honored by the newly renovated Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels, (114-03 Queens Blvd.).

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 Memorials.

Does Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels specialize in Jewish Memorials?

Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial Chapels specializes 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 Memorials.

Who owns Schwartz Brothers-Jeffer Memorial 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 Memorials for many years.